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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2017
   Country      2015       2016       7/2016     7/2017  % Change    7/2016     5/2017     6/2017     7/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD      49.066     46.769     29.486     16.075    -45.48    46.021     39.007     36.009     33.359     -27.51  100.00

     INDNSIA    23.751     22.804     13.783      7.012    -49.12    21.633     19.256     18.008     16.033     -25.88   48.06

     INDIA       7.790      6.596      4.047      3.108    -23.21     6.781      5.609      5.489      5.657     -16.58   16.96

     CHINA P     7.342      6.610      4.589      2.863    -37.60     6.999      6.021      5.210      4.884     -30.21   14.64

     KOR REP     4.613      5.764      3.691      1.069    -71.03     5.289      4.294      3.711      3.142     -40.60    9.42

     SPAIN       0.701      1.269      1.036      0.227    -78.08     1.264      0.603      0.498      0.460     -63.62    1.38

     VIETNAM     0.771      0.405      0.375      0.085    -77.41     0.539      0.139      0.057      0.114     -78.83    0.34

     THAILND     2.066      0.760      0.700      0.038    -94.52     1.395      0.176      0.086      0.098     -92.95    0.29


     _WTO       49.066     46.769     29.486     16.075    -45.48    46.021     39.007     36.009     33.359     -27.51  100.00

     _ASEAN     26.631     23.969     14.859      7.136    -51.98    23.567     19.571     18.152     16.246     -31.06   48.70

     _OECD       7.087      9.452      5.875      2.863    -51.26     8.469      7.668      7.026      6.440     -23.96   19.30

     _EU27       1.430      2.818      1.734      1.101    -36.49     2.332      2.422      2.322      2.185      -6.31    6.55

     _EU28       1.430      2.818      1.734      1.101    -36.49     2.332      2.422      2.322      2.185      -6.31    6.55