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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   36484.712  39399.140   8690.544   9667.267     11.24 37076.732  39298.599  39378.782  40375.863       8.90  100.00

     CHINA P 19972.257  21673.522   4347.350   5030.359     15.71 20309.113  21537.895  21630.388  22356.531      10.08   55.37

     VIETNAM  2259.919   2501.776    613.084    651.531      6.27  2313.159   2506.643   2477.483   2540.223       9.82    6.29

     INDIA    1632.363   2039.693    505.217    567.861     12.40  1763.939   2056.297   2060.146   2102.337      19.18    5.21

     MEXICO   1758.317   1838.708    432.639    446.592      3.23  1780.671   1838.066   1842.859   1852.661       4.04    4.59

     KOR REP  1164.612   1194.169    283.049    312.458     10.39  1168.419   1195.309   1194.605   1223.578       4.72    3.03

     INDNSIA  1000.574   1022.063    290.501    277.819     -4.37  1012.120   1004.687   1008.652   1009.381      -0.27    2.50

     CANADA   1016.254    976.083    233.336    233.448      0.05   984.465    974.603    974.377    976.195      -0.84    2.42

     CHINA T   767.591    835.373    193.704    201.854      4.21   802.861    821.136    823.477    843.524       5.06    2.09

     TURKEY    489.203    573.717    129.509    141.018      8.89   489.447    571.234    569.206    585.226      19.57    1.45

     BNGLDSH   526.990    549.553    154.849    184.399     19.08   527.763    549.012    554.537    579.104       9.73    1.43

     CAMBOD    605.642    577.370    154.077    153.682     -0.26   603.194    576.550    565.828    576.975      -4.35    1.43

     HONDURA   456.543    486.955    110.670    117.439      6.12   472.982    490.484    486.075    493.723       4.39    1.22

     GERMANY   363.726    409.990     91.881    112.631     22.58   371.193    416.317    421.947    430.740      16.04    1.07

     ISRAEL    364.136    397.142    108.484    105.036     -3.18   380.883    396.888    385.346    393.694       3.36    0.98

     PAKISTN   293.584    307.818     69.172     75.924      9.76   292.869    308.636    313.314    314.570       7.41    0.78

     THAILND   287.118    306.128     70.403     73.425      4.29   287.484    304.812    305.197    309.150       7.54    0.77

     SALVADR   313.828    290.076     64.580     69.885      8.21   307.601    292.693    293.721    295.381      -3.97    0.73

     JAPAN     241.123    244.288     58.858     60.036      2.00   245.710    244.484    242.787    245.466      -0.10    0.61

     ITALY     196.374    201.217     52.024     69.618     33.82   204.949    210.597    211.526    218.810       6.76    0.54

     PHIL R    212.458    213.916     54.030     56.442      4.46   213.112    216.195    212.434    216.328       1.51    0.54

     NICARAG   191.491    225.351     54.474     45.162    -17.09   203.203    221.943    216.592    216.039       6.32    0.54

     SRI LKA   166.299    198.920     47.424     63.321     33.52   168.287    206.484    205.987    214.817      27.65    0.53

     GUATMAL   152.249    176.323     41.323     47.554     15.08   158.379    178.148    180.399    182.554      15.26    0.45

     EGYPT     149.641    169.640     43.376     51.963     19.80   153.328    172.480    175.946    178.227      16.24    0.44

     JORDAN    138.245    161.593     37.724     41.947     11.20   142.617    162.602    163.392    165.816      16.27    0.41

     FRANCE    171.342    144.634     37.391     35.073     -6.20   158.943    145.241    144.743    142.316     -10.46    0.35

     S ARAB    139.387    145.952     31.845     27.043    -15.08   137.390    148.787    153.930    141.149       2.74    0.35

     DOM REP   111.222    109.793     23.387     25.912     10.80   107.437    109.762    110.215    112.318       4.54    0.28

     HAITI      79.489     94.666     19.545     24.154     23.58    80.466     96.905     98.719     99.275      23.37    0.25

     PORTUGL    78.926     91.521     40.153     46.497     15.80    75.145     85.643     94.605     97.865      30.23    0.24

     MALAYSA   100.948    100.591     29.041     25.899    -10.82   106.094     99.057     97.629     97.449      -8.15    0.24

     LUXMBRG    70.472     75.913     15.085     21.782     44.39    60.702     78.968     78.861     82.610      36.09    0.20

     ARAB EM   101.352     78.034     17.627     21.967     24.62    91.703     80.484     81.505     82.374     -10.17    0.20

     POLAND     72.285     68.146     16.964     14.810    -12.70    74.297     67.046     68.005     65.992     -11.18    0.16

     KENYA      50.550     63.571     14.954     16.400      9.67    51.259     64.866     65.812     65.018      26.84    0.16

     BRAZIL     51.517     71.507     22.236     15.536    -30.13    65.616     68.887     66.955     64.808      -1.23    0.16

     COLOMB     42.361     62.311     11.539     13.525     17.22    41.935     63.319     63.474     64.298      53.33    0.16

     NETHLDS    50.860     52.246      8.650     19.621    126.82    46.737     57.167     60.531     63.216      35.26    0.16

     U KING     55.219     55.355     12.596     15.814     25.55    54.235     55.851     57.706     58.573       8.00    0.15

     CZECH      24.653     43.876      8.120     16.700    105.67    26.446     47.239     49.121     52.456      98.35    0.13

     SPAIN      53.295     52.399     14.363     11.162    -22.29    50.334     52.159     51.038     49.198      -2.26    0.12

     BELGIUM    46.851     48.711     15.416     13.975     -9.35    50.850     48.963     47.538     47.271      -7.04    0.12

     HG KONG    46.702     43.759     11.897     10.462    -12.06    46.657     43.477     42.936     42.324      -9.29    0.10

     LESOTHO    42.986     43.037     12.693     10.939    -13.82    43.687     43.382     42.931     41.283      -5.50    0.10

     LATVIA     38.246     35.642      5.826      5.952      2.15    32.763     35.480     35.650     35.767       9.17    0.09

     AUSTRAL    12.024     24.600      4.579      8.559     86.94    13.327     27.777     27.895     28.581     114.45    0.07

     GREECE     27.532     25.549      5.179      5.964     15.16    25.758     27.590     26.892     26.334       2.24    0.07

     PERU       20.676     21.655      5.339      5.146     -3.61    21.033     21.698     21.757     21.462       2.04    0.05

     C RICA     14.678     20.770      6.057      6.176      1.98    14.755     21.607     21.121     20.890      41.58    0.05

     REP SAF    11.620     17.583      4.488      4.729      5.36    12.283     17.575     17.527     17.823      45.10    0.04

     SWEDEN     18.660     18.089      4.200      3.724    -11.33    19.056     18.326     17.637     17.613      -7.57    0.04

     TNZANIA    10.466     15.163      3.559      2.870    -19.36    11.577     14.473     14.023     14.474      25.03    0.04

     N ZEAL     14.246     15.292      3.717      2.164    -41.77    13.778     14.478     14.246     13.740      -0.28    0.03

     BAHRAIN     8.919     13.125      2.131      2.522     18.35     8.906     13.180     13.116     13.516      51.77    0.03

     AUSTRIA     7.278     12.830      3.245      1.915    -41.00     8.899     12.885     11.999     11.499      29.22    0.03

     MOROC       6.854     10.064      2.276      2.968     30.40     7.581     10.492     10.784     10.756      41.87    0.03

     DENMARK    17.808      9.661      1.844      2.890     56.75    12.587      9.871     10.433     10.707     -14.93    0.03

     SWITZLD    11.294     10.548      2.764      2.610     -5.58    11.089     10.310     10.629     10.394      -6.27    0.03

     SLOVENI     9.933      9.798      1.857      1.504    -19.04     9.753      9.532      9.056      9.445      -3.16    0.02

     SLOVAK     11.405      9.241      2.632      2.736      3.97    10.980      9.354      9.462      9.345     -14.89    0.02

     FINLAND    10.576      6.770      1.866      3.666     96.51    10.209      6.672      6.821      8.571     -16.05    0.02

     MADAGAS     8.388      8.213      1.845      1.929      4.58     8.514      8.187      8.362      8.298      -2.53    0.02

     SWAZLND     9.394     10.986      2.808      0.023    -99.19     9.987      9.715      9.095      8.201     -17.89    0.02

     RUSSIA      8.416      6.317      0.335      1.891    463.80     7.621      7.055      7.827      7.873       3.30    0.02

     ROMANIA     7.085      7.194      1.661      2.332     40.35     7.342      7.400      7.399      7.864       7.11    0.02

     HUNGARY     7.720      5.376      1.956      2.490     27.31     9.176      5.415      6.143      5.910     -35.59    0.01

     ETHIOP      6.654      6.130      2.024      1.591    -21.41     6.759      5.922      5.967      5.697     -15.71    0.01

     IRELAND     5.361      4.818      1.219      0.794    -34.87     5.388      4.836      4.899      4.393     -18.47    0.01

     BURMA       0.428      4.130      0.738      0.673     -8.78     1.165      4.384      4.451      4.065     248.89    0.01

     BULGAR      3.978      3.396      0.910      1.276     40.26     4.034      3.341      3.652      3.762      -6.74    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.417      4.121      0.718      0.326    -54.67     4.095      3.997      4.055      3.729      -8.95    0.01

     ESTONIA     0.330      3.498      0.035      0.152    332.05     0.362      3.486      3.552      3.615     897.24    0.01

     SINGAPR     3.965      3.711      0.814      0.646    -20.58     3.580      3.576      3.529      3.544      -1.02    0.01

     MAURIT      1.348      3.502      0.781      0.612    -21.65     1.733      3.502      3.377      3.333      92.31    0.01

     MACAU       2.026      2.483      0.627      1.256    100.46     2.404      2.999      2.963      3.113      29.50    0.01

     MALTA       9.947      4.025      0.988      0.007    -99.34     6.252      3.774      3.400      3.043     -51.32    0.01

     OMAN        1.244      2.039      0.324      0.545     68.15     1.306      2.203      2.320      2.259      72.99    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.035      2.244      0.536      0.385    -28.14     2.311      2.381      2.409      2.094      -9.41    0.01

     BOTSWAN     1.501      2.325      0.657      0.382    -41.84     1.671      2.316      2.189      2.051      22.74    0.01

     TUNISIA     1.679      1.638      0.526      0.636     20.99     1.720      1.707      1.756      1.748       1.66    0.00

     LAOS        1.274      1.816      0.421      0.335    -20.43     1.480      1.833      1.776      1.730      16.92    0.00

     NORWAY     17.448      1.195      0.096      0.623    549.86     0.861      1.445      1.802      1.722     100.04    0.00

     MALAWI      2.956      1.347      0.604      0.356    -41.06     3.021      1.308      1.050      1.099     -63.63    0.00


     _WTO    36474.198  39388.171   8687.817   9665.088     11.25 37066.257  39287.886  39368.080  40365.442       8.90   99.97

     _ASEAN   4472.887   4732.037   1213.248   1240.564      2.25  4542.003   4718.250   4677.472   4759.353       4.79   11.79

     _W HEMI  4217.488   4381.545   1026.857   1051.467      2.40  4247.013   4385.199   4383.282   4406.155       3.75   10.91

     _OECD    4004.442   4122.952    989.210   1100.013     11.20  3946.582   4146.197   4163.458   4233.755       7.28   10.49

     _NAFTA   2774.571   2814.791    665.976    680.040      2.11  2765.136   2812.669   2817.236   2828.856       2.30    7.01

     _EU28    1362.292   1402.393    346.684    413.554     19.29  1339.120   1425.817   1445.281   1469.263       9.72    3.64

     _EU27    1362.081   1402.161    346.601    413.472     19.29  1338.891   1425.556   1445.049   1469.033       9.72    3.64

     _CAFTA   1240.011   1309.267    300.491    312.128      3.87  1264.358   1314.637   1308.122   1320.904       4.47    3.27

     _SUB-SAH  147.062    173.936     45.072     40.555    -10.02   152.226    173.682    172.916    169.419      11.29    0.42

     _CBI       81.507     96.263     20.016     24.381     21.81    82.513     98.360    100.147    100.628      21.95    0.25

     _ANDEAN     4.417      4.121      0.718      0.326    -54.67     4.095      3.997      4.055      3.729      -8.95    0.01