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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      37.438     30.428     18.141     16.173    -10.85    32.387     29.174     29.182     28.461     -12.12  100.00

     ITALY       7.224      7.688      4.528      4.021    -11.21     7.630      7.661      7.451      7.181      -5.89   25.23

     KOR REP     9.726      7.016      4.050      3.329    -17.80     7.650      6.038      6.415      6.295     -17.72   22.12

     CANADA      5.726      4.665      2.888      2.595    -10.14     4.760      4.500      4.448      4.372      -8.15   15.36

     JAPAN       4.201      3.611      2.138      2.402     12.33     3.692      4.025      4.064      3.875       4.96   13.62

     CHINA P     5.635      4.405      2.892      2.275    -21.32     4.884      4.139      3.915      3.789     -22.42   13.31


     _WTO       37.438     30.427     18.141     16.173    -10.85    32.387     29.172     29.180     28.459     -12.13  100.00

     _OECD      24.043     20.502     12.023     10.600    -11.83    21.270     19.290     19.567     19.080     -10.30   67.04

     _EU27       8.173      8.517      4.922      4.384    -10.93     8.475      8.366      8.276      7.979      -5.85   28.03

     _EU28       8.173      8.517      4.922      4.384    -10.93     8.475      8.366      8.276      7.979      -5.85   28.03

     _W HEMI     5.971      4.949      3.040      2.701    -11.16     5.032      4.739      4.699      4.610      -8.39   16.20

     _NAFTA      5.794      4.783      2.944      2.602    -11.62     4.884      4.571      4.518      4.441      -9.08   15.60