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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC 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      96.620     71.994     45.626     45.000     -1.37    77.383     71.083     71.251     71.367      -7.77  100.00

     INDNSIA    39.509     25.328     16.264     17.249      6.06    28.277     25.836     26.488     26.313      -6.95   36.87

     INDIA      13.317     13.577      8.544      8.948      4.73    13.527     14.001     14.220     13.981       3.35   19.59

     CANADA     12.054     11.303      7.214      7.533      4.43    11.714     11.065     11.057     11.622      -0.79   16.29

     TURKEY      3.749      3.186      1.491      2.173     45.68     2.755      3.852      3.874      3.867      40.33    5.42

     CHINA P    12.015      5.686      3.893      1.817    -53.34     7.005      4.299      3.701      3.609     -48.48    5.06

     SPAIN       2.395      1.985      1.096      2.121     93.50     1.925      2.799      2.948      3.010      56.38    4.22

     GERMANY     1.058      1.552      0.843      1.002     18.88     1.272      1.694      1.773      1.711      34.49    2.40

     ROMANIA     2.653      2.204      1.524      0.886    -41.87     2.452      1.615      1.607      1.566     -36.12    2.19

     PHIL R      2.530      0.772      0.324      0.552     70.71     1.182      0.799      0.799      1.001     -15.31    1.40

     THAILND     1.134      1.506      1.259      0.703    -44.20     1.892      0.907      0.946      0.949     -49.83    1.33

     MEXICO      0.711      0.738      0.307      0.344     11.78     0.563      0.799      0.751      0.774      37.31    1.08

     ITALY       0.557      1.392      1.026      0.269    -73.74     1.446      1.093      1.003      0.635     -56.06    0.89

     VIETNAM     2.193      0.791      0.531      0.236    -55.53     0.760      0.559      0.463      0.496     -34.71    0.70


     _WTO       96.620     71.994     45.626     45.000     -1.37    77.383     71.083     71.251     71.367      -7.77  100.00

     _ASEAN     45.428     28.397     18.377     18.740      1.97    32.111     28.101     28.697     28.760     -10.44   40.30

     _OECD      21.672     20.636     12.435     13.700     10.17    20.735     21.619     21.614     21.901       5.63   30.69

     _W HEMI    12.771     12.043      7.523      7.957      5.78    12.280     11.865     11.817     12.477       1.60   17.48

     _NAFTA     12.765     12.041      7.521      7.877      4.73    12.278     11.864     11.808     12.396       0.96   17.37

     _EU27       8.240      7.928      5.004      4.659     -6.89     8.371      8.004      7.998      7.583      -9.41   10.63

     _EU28       8.240      7.928      5.004      4.659     -6.89     8.371      8.004      7.998      7.583      -9.41   10.63