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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2015
   Country      2013       2014       3/2014     3/2015  % Change    3/2014     1/2015     2/2015     3/2015   % Change % Share


     WORLD     65342169  76117969   19175357   23761900     23.92  65169921   76636929   78900105   80704512      23.84  100.00

     CHINA T   12440877  17070589    2376205    4245502     78.67  12732515   17743850   18323032   18939886      48.75   23.47

     MEXICO    18693468  18831601    4566251    4285189     -6.16  18289534   18572503   18470240   18550539       1.43   22.99

     PORTUGL    8886102  10435159    5194168    5521669      6.31   8085066    9863538   10627069   10762660      33.12   13.34

     CHINA P    6596194   7980970    1532115    2211636     44.35   6819379    8140237    8348827    8660491      27.00   10.73

     INDIA      2829360   3441627     973314     998355      2.57   3091575    3380916    3352830    3466668      12.13    4.30

     VIETNAM    1962686   2780169     591072     952732     61.19   2173307    2870681    3034898    3141829      44.56    3.89

     CANADA     1976005   2213087     463982     383532    -17.34   2128573    2201134    2134730    2132637       0.19    2.64

     CZECH       257509    824958      79182    1256587   1486.96    298387    1174762    1494937    2002363     571.06    2.48

     C RICA      451182   1211048     443536     532210     19.99    458342    1354318    1362505    1299722     183.57    1.61

     INDNSIA    1582916   1301454     292758     284796     -2.72   1413106    1271018    1325235    1293492      -8.46    1.60

     PHIL R     1196731   1351413     379067     294208    -22.39   1320493    1309320    1324308    1266554      -4.08    1.57

     KOR REP     888093   1080756     153629     306926     99.78    808247    1113236    1115686    1234053      52.68    1.53

     GUATMAL    1033903   1088918     303742     256793    -15.46    963916     996030    1085135    1041969       8.10    1.29

     HONDURA     138628    791515     199341     187214     -6.08    284756     755855     794108     779388     173.70    0.97

     JAPAN       981145    715983     144298     194792     34.99    934390     756973     727388     766477     -17.97    0.95

     FRANCE      759149   1023491     384588     123416    -67.91    959452    1012908     905706     762319     -20.55    0.94

     TURKEY      694470    478945      94967     296847    212.58    659881     592597     625469     680825       3.17    0.84

     ITALY       631537    659100     164624     157925     -4.07    639762     662398     648105     652401       1.98    0.81

     THAILND     699853    477782      93255     199337    113.75    672508     480473     492252     583864     -13.18    0.72

     ISRAEL      272760    312099     201861     399185     97.75    314969     346198     492448     509423      61.74    0.63

     N ZEAL      788838    597091     159286      34218    -78.52    602152     505373     488248     472023     -21.61    0.58

     HUNGARY     105158     88994      22894     232810    916.90    122461     116255     274179     298910     144.09    0.37

     POLAND        3000     94518         40     151043  377507.5      3040     151130     226650     245521    7976.35    0.30

     GERMANY     135239    199183      56589      55295     -2.29    177539     196686     181661     197889      11.46    0.25

     ROMANIA     151633    150066      46201      32191    -30.32    174394     151877     151860     136056     -21.98    0.17

     BRAZIL      191460     53838       9649      17945     85.98    189518      62031      69205      62134     -67.21    0.08

     COLOMB      229917     41269      25155      36051     43.32    187155      53356      48412      52165     -72.13    0.06

     AUSTRAL     316558         0          0          0       *      145344          0          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      65341454  76103313   19175357   23761900     23.92  65169206   76622273   78885449   80689856      23.82   99.98

     _W HEMI   22761079  24291854    6028996    5707626     -5.33  22556357   24055027   24024491   23970484       6.27   29.70

     _NAFTA    20669473  21044688    5030233    4668721     -7.19  20418107   20773637   20604970   20683176       1.30   25.63

     _OECD     15693865  18113749    6895368    8580661     24.44  14909317   17992941   19089605   19799042      32.80   24.53

     _EU27     11250644  14075958    6122125    7603384     24.20  10837125   13926491   15071573   15557217      43.55   19.28

     _EU28     11250644  14075958    6122125    7603384     24.20  10837125   13926491   15071573   15557217      43.55   19.28

     _ASEAN     5446369   5915057    1357944    1731254     27.49   5583769    5933939    6179321    6288367      12.62    7.79

     _CAFTA     1626125   3091776     946749     976359      3.13   1709556    3106498    3242043    3121386      82.58    3.87