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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  6/2018
   Country      2016       2017       6/2017     6/2018  % Change    6/2017     4/2018     5/2018     6/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD      30.420     27.708     14.231     14.436      1.44    29.208     27.730     28.177     27.914      -4.43  100.00

     ITALY       7.687      7.534      3.694      3.895      5.43     7.451      7.687      7.728      7.735       3.81   27.71

     KOR REP     7.016      5.142      2.817      3.661     29.94     6.415      5.873      6.263      5.986      -6.68   21.44

     JAPAN       3.611      4.642      2.043      1.474    -27.88     4.064      4.208      4.088      4.072       0.18   14.59

     CANADA      4.665      4.093      2.282      2.210     -3.12     4.446      3.592      3.918      4.022      -9.54   14.41

     CHINA P     4.398      3.793      2.085      1.655    -20.62     3.915      3.432      3.339      3.363     -14.10   12.05


     _WTO       30.419     27.708     14.231     14.436      1.44    29.207     27.730     28.177     27.914      -4.43  100.00

     _OECD      20.501     17.791      9.412     10.331      9.77    19.592     18.383     19.036     18.710      -4.50   67.03

     _EU27       8.516      8.096      4.014      4.239      5.62     8.276      8.415      8.423      8.321       0.55   29.81

     _EU28       8.516      8.096      4.014      4.239      5.62     8.276      8.415      8.423      8.321       0.55   29.81

     _W HEMI     4.949      4.264      2.381      2.404      0.97     4.697      3.824      4.158      4.287      -8.73   15.36

     _NAFTA      4.783      4.109      2.289      2.236     -2.29     4.515      3.633      3.952      4.056     -10.17   14.53