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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         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     578.910    567.850    278.678    289.542      3.90   562.823    579.741    579.946    578.714       2.82  100.00

     CHINA P   127.625    130.416     62.658     74.123     18.30   132.548    137.492    139.121    141.881       7.04   24.52

     INDIA     131.817    119.833     56.704     59.284      4.55   120.640    123.044    123.865    122.414       1.47   21.15

     CANADA     42.319     43.462     20.884     23.964     14.75    41.168     46.840     46.478     46.542      13.05    8.04

     CHINA T    32.739     30.910     15.396     16.999     10.41    31.545     32.489     32.711     32.513       3.07    5.62

     TURKEY     34.912     31.689     15.951     14.629     -8.29    30.906     31.077     30.813     30.366      -1.75    5.25

     S ARAB     24.943     28.082     12.494     12.223     -2.17    23.134     28.231     28.734     27.811      20.22    4.81

     VIETNAM    15.194     21.457      9.084     12.335     35.78    16.674     23.771     24.684     24.707      48.18    4.27

     KOR REP    21.950     20.654     10.319     10.143     -1.71    21.401     20.100     20.426     20.477      -4.31    3.54

     JAPAN      16.076     16.166      8.161      7.640     -6.38    16.858     16.035     15.651     15.645      -7.20    2.70

     ARAB EM    22.045     16.970      7.988      6.342    -20.61    15.985     18.027     16.800     15.323      -4.14    2.65

     MEXICO     10.831     12.951      6.495      6.199     -4.57    12.366     12.887     12.770     12.654       2.33    2.19

     ITALY       9.435     10.169      5.147      6.788     31.89    10.042     11.041     11.277     11.811      17.61    2.04

     U KING      9.584     11.269      5.819      5.636     -3.14    10.319     11.396     11.158     11.086       7.43    1.92

     NETHLDS     9.455     10.581      5.780      5.785      0.08    10.154     10.560      9.835     10.586       4.26    1.83

     GERMANY     6.858      8.527      4.206      5.032     19.62     7.612      9.179      9.699      9.353      22.86    1.62

     BELGIUM     7.263      6.769      3.219      4.008     24.52     6.604      7.094      7.255      7.558      14.44    1.31

     GREECE      6.572      7.361      4.344      3.399    -21.75     7.406      6.594      6.079      6.416     -13.36    1.11

     GUATMAL     2.365      4.263      1.424      2.890    102.87     2.475      5.464      5.626      5.728     131.41    0.99

     THAILND    19.106     13.422     10.729      2.407    -77.57    18.476      6.406      5.370      5.100     -72.40    0.88

     COLOMB      4.281      4.164      1.637      1.633     -0.28     3.599      4.172      4.256      4.159      15.57    0.72

     MALAYSA     1.310      1.702      0.760      0.543    -28.52     1.334      1.688      1.541      1.485      11.31    0.26

     ISRAEL      1.223      1.241      0.697      0.278    -60.08     1.056      1.228      1.116      0.822     -22.23    0.14

     PORTUGL     0.794      1.353      0.886      0.062    -93.06     1.427      0.869      0.718      0.528     -62.98    0.09

     SALVADR     0.327      0.421      0.181      0.272     50.63     0.445      0.469      0.512      0.512      15.13    0.09

     INDNSIA     1.568      0.400      0.254      0.170    -33.26     1.344      0.346      0.309      0.315     -76.54    0.05

     ROMANIA     2.521      0.563      0.548      0.000   -100.00     1.825      0.029      0.016      0.015     -99.19    0.00


     _WTO      578.872    567.811    278.647    289.540      3.91   562.778    579.700    579.906    578.704       2.83  100.00

     _OECD     158.547    160.962     81.135     84.121      3.68   156.484    163.951    162.979    163.947       4.77   28.33

     _W HEMI    62.042     66.115     31.154     35.154     12.84    62.063     70.427     70.200     70.114      12.97   12.12

     _EU27      60.636     64.597     34.247     34.377      0.38    64.121     64.396     63.408     64.726       0.94   11.18

     _EU28      60.636     64.597     34.247     34.377      0.38    64.121     64.396     63.408     64.726       0.94   11.18

     _NAFTA     53.151     56.412     27.380     30.163     10.17    53.534     59.727     59.248     59.196      10.58   10.23

     _ASEAN     37.182     36.984     20.830     15.457    -25.79    37.830     32.216     31.909     31.611     -16.44    5.46

     _CAFTA      3.853      4.752      1.655      3.166     91.32     4.081      5.956      6.161      6.263      53.46    1.08