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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         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     647.701    585.454    352.888    339.442     -3.81   612.330    576.238    574.514    572.008      -6.59  100.00

     CHINA P   132.671    127.204     70.710     78.969     11.68   125.771    133.444    135.162    135.463       7.71   23.68

     INDIA     146.978    136.117     82.133     74.693     -9.06   141.623    131.266    129.250    128.676      -9.14   22.50

     CANADA     43.306     43.010     26.044     24.391     -6.35    43.665     42.023     41.825     41.357      -5.29    7.23

     CHINA T    44.945     34.588     21.331     18.226    -14.56    39.608     31.963     31.512     31.483     -20.51    5.50

     TURKEY     46.771     34.946     23.119     18.444    -20.22    41.572     31.606     30.948     30.271     -27.18    5.29

     S ARAB     24.543     24.943     16.698     13.718    -17.85    25.926     22.957     23.134     21.962     -15.29    3.84

     KOR REP    24.104     21.905     12.703     12.589     -0.90    22.019     21.459     21.370     21.790      -1.04    3.81

     THAILND    22.868     19.109     12.777     11.027    -13.70    21.494     19.640     18.477     17.359     -19.24    3.03

     JAPAN      15.027     16.050      8.580      9.671     12.72    14.411     16.731     16.931     17.141      18.95    3.00

     VIETNAM    18.774     15.194      9.046     10.878     20.25    16.186     16.187     16.674     17.026       5.18    2.98

     ARAB EM    29.134     22.045     16.198      9.699    -40.12    28.145     15.949     15.985     15.546     -44.76    2.72

     MEXICO     12.706     10.831      5.984      7.747     29.46    10.693     11.623     12.364     12.594      17.78    2.20

     U KING     12.428      9.584      5.906      7.124     20.62    10.509     10.308     10.320     10.801       2.78    1.89

     NETHLDS     9.497      9.455      5.696      6.902     21.18     9.495     10.674     10.156     10.661      12.29    1.86

     ITALY      10.049      9.432      5.394      6.020     11.59     9.669      9.831     10.015     10.057       4.02    1.76

     GERMANY     7.421      6.868      4.235      5.164     21.93     6.776      7.443      7.621      7.796      15.05    1.36

     GREECE      7.690      6.572      4.608      4.820      4.60     7.469      7.435      7.406      6.784      -9.17    1.19

     BELGIUM    10.062      7.248      4.361      3.498    -19.80     7.883      6.766      6.405      6.384     -19.01    1.12

     COLOMB      6.695      4.281      2.728      2.008    -26.42     5.652      3.531      3.599      3.560     -37.01    0.62

     GUATMAL     2.729      2.365      1.496      1.880     25.63     2.894      2.350      2.475      2.749      -5.04    0.48

     ROMANIA     0.408      2.521      1.257      0.548    -56.38     1.523      2.011      1.825      1.812      18.94    0.32

     PORTUGL     0.559      0.794      0.295      1.211    309.81     0.559      1.357      1.427      1.710     205.79    0.30

     MALAYSA     2.261      1.310      0.754      0.920     22.01     1.662      1.365      1.334      1.476     -11.15    0.26

     ISRAEL      1.841      1.354      1.061      0.925    -12.84     1.614      0.862      1.056      1.218     -24.55    0.21

     INDNSIA     1.492      1.568      1.012      0.290    -71.38     1.688      1.403      1.344      0.845     -49.92    0.15


     _WTO      647.672    585.417    352.865    339.411     -3.81   612.300    576.223    574.469    571.963      -6.59   99.99

     _OECD     180.140    159.277     97.927     95.532     -2.45   168.353    158.371    156.939    156.881      -6.81   27.43

     _EU27      64.449     60.684     36.321     40.179     10.62    60.798     64.665     63.910     64.542       6.16   11.28

     _EU28      64.449     60.684     36.321     40.179     10.62    60.798     64.665     63.910     64.542       6.16   11.28

     _W HEMI    66.736     62.733     36.849     36.792     -0.16    64.146     62.003     62.699     62.676      -2.29   10.96

     _NAFTA     56.012     53.841     32.028     32.138      0.34    54.359     53.646     54.189     53.951      -0.75    9.43

     _ASEAN     45.421     37.185     23.593     23.116     -2.02    41.035     38.599     37.830     36.708     -10.54    6.42

     _CAFTA      3.397      3.853      1.613      2.113     31.01     3.311      3.955      4.081      4.353      31.47    0.76