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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     231.409    222.260     50.455     56.906     12.78   228.241    222.104    224.627    228.710       0.21  100.00

     TURKEY     60.240     69.382     13.068     19.974     52.85    59.125     71.384     72.030     76.288      29.03   33.36

     CANADA     43.490     45.455     11.008     10.661     -3.15    45.140     44.651     45.431     45.108      -0.07   19.72

     CHINA P    53.307     37.087      8.409      8.621      2.52    50.753     36.024     36.120     37.299     -26.51   16.31

     MEXICO     20.618     19.313      4.590      5.337     16.28    19.920     19.510     19.969     20.060       0.70    8.77

     GERMANY    11.042      9.484      2.029      2.241     10.42    10.421      9.603      9.816      9.695      -6.96    4.24

     INDIA       6.085      5.053      1.012      0.817    -19.29     5.560      5.038      4.998      4.858     -12.62    2.12

     JAPAN       3.283      4.310      1.263      1.467     16.17     3.672      4.361      4.261      4.515      22.95    1.97

     ITALY       5.974      4.699      1.680      1.403    -16.49     6.132      4.600      4.518      4.422     -27.89    1.93

     THAILND     4.406      3.809      1.108      0.828    -25.24     4.397      3.704      3.675      3.529     -19.74    1.54

     CHINA T     2.503      2.296      0.634      0.234    -63.04     2.697      2.238      1.907      1.896     -29.70    0.83

     U KING      1.357      1.645      0.414      0.477     15.28     1.588      1.658      1.809      1.708       7.55    0.75

     KOR REP     0.563      0.983      0.347      0.160    -54.02     0.788      0.912      0.899      0.795       0.89    0.35

     HONDURA     0.486      0.536      0.172      0.159     -7.74     0.492      0.490      0.496      0.523       6.15    0.23


     _WTO      231.336    222.246     50.451     56.902     12.79   228.178    222.086    224.610    228.696       0.23   99.99

     _OECD     133.572    143.430     31.535     37.511     18.95   133.644    144.092    146.391    149.406      11.79   65.33

     _W HEMI    67.764     68.200     16.470     17.009      3.27    68.456     67.498     68.884     68.739       0.41   30.05

     _NAFTA     64.108     64.768     15.597     15.998      2.57    65.060     64.160     65.399     65.168       0.17   28.49

     _EU28      29.295     27.543      7.109      6.737     -5.23    28.604     27.098     27.961     27.171      -5.01   11.88

     _EU27      29.283     27.516      7.084      6.681     -5.68    28.577     27.071     27.958     27.114      -5.12   11.86

     _ASEAN      5.418      4.637      1.264      1.059    -16.22     5.324      4.551      4.600      4.432     -16.76    1.94

     _CAFTA      0.524      0.628      0.185      0.234     26.55     0.542      0.582      0.582      0.677      24.84    0.30