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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         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     234.313    260.262     63.783     76.506     19.95   235.032    263.502    268.725    272.986      16.15  100.00

     MEXICO     53.842     57.239     13.236     13.102     -1.01    53.185     57.062     56.999     57.106       7.37   20.92

     CHINA P    32.722     39.122      8.249     11.213     35.93    34.212     39.855     40.562     42.086      23.02   15.42

     CHINA T    25.305     35.158      5.027      9.297     84.93    26.119     36.737     38.072     39.428      50.95   14.44

     PORTUGL    20.563     25.782     12.622     13.442      6.50    19.545     24.366     26.160     26.602      36.11    9.74

     FRANCE     11.896     11.858      2.846      3.143     10.42    11.483     12.699     12.598     12.155       5.85    4.45

     JAPAN      15.037     11.169      2.053      2.978     45.07    14.733     11.932     11.439     12.094     -17.91    4.43

     CANADA      9.304     10.276      2.014      1.942     -3.54     9.766     10.240     10.139     10.205       4.49    3.74

     ITALY       9.479      9.817      2.756      2.049    -25.65     9.905      9.650      9.382      9.110      -8.03    3.34

     VIETNAM     5.690      7.837      1.689      2.303     36.36     6.153      8.010      8.195      8.451      37.35    3.10

     INDIA       6.532      7.667      1.935      2.119      9.51     6.670      7.500      7.498      7.851      17.71    2.88

     KOR REP     3.438      4.117      0.509      1.309    157.23     3.078      4.303      4.450      4.917      59.74    1.80

     CZECH       0.912      2.170      0.267      2.698    910.72     1.017      2.975      3.652      4.601     352.53    1.69

     TURKEY      7.959      4.012      0.788      1.358     72.35     7.185      4.345      4.405      4.582     -36.23    1.68

     PHIL R      3.516      4.095      1.026      0.952     -7.25     3.811      4.005      4.059      4.021       5.50    1.47

     C RICA      1.107      3.040      1.082      1.295     19.68     1.133      3.413      3.431      3.253     187.11    1.19

     GERMANY     2.705      3.227      0.752      0.748     -0.60     3.014      3.296      3.266      3.222       6.90    1.18

     INDNSIA     3.667      3.320      0.768      0.509    -33.82     3.504      3.229      3.259      3.060     -12.67    1.12

     GUATMAL     2.593      2.782      0.797      0.668    -16.18     2.519      2.541      2.772      2.653       5.29    0.97

     THAILND     2.480      1.717      0.323      0.764    136.36     2.341      1.757      1.843      2.157      -7.84    0.79

     ISRAEL      0.824      1.000      0.645      1.314    103.91     0.957      1.088      1.563      1.670      74.43    0.61

     HONDURA     0.239      1.325      0.316      0.299     -5.58     0.478      1.270      1.337      1.307     173.75    0.48

     N ZEAL      2.198      1.634      0.440      0.100    -77.31     1.677      1.428      1.377      1.294     -22.85    0.47

     HUNGARY     0.545      0.672      0.168      0.661    292.55     0.657      0.731      1.139      1.165      77.21    0.43

     ROMANIA     1.144      1.067      0.316      0.240    -24.21     1.252      1.087      1.086      0.991     -20.87    0.36

     BRAZIL      1.044      0.837      0.190      0.278     46.12     1.041      0.947      1.058      0.924     -11.22    0.34

     POLAND      0.012      0.244      0.011      0.342   3075.13     0.023      0.364      0.534      0.575    2424.71    0.21

     COLOMB      4.560      0.442      0.349      0.192    -44.90     3.380      0.419      0.336      0.286     -91.55    0.10

     AUSTRAL     0.812      0.000      0.000      0.000       *       0.375      0.000      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      234.298    260.114     63.783     76.506     19.95   235.017    263.354    268.577    272.837      16.09   99.95

     _OECD      72.724     79.826     24.970     28.677     14.84    71.746     80.055     82.568     83.532      16.43   30.60

     _W HEMI    73.207     76.459     18.162     17.867     -1.62    72.100     76.397     76.590     76.164       5.64   27.90

     _NAFTA     63.145     67.515     15.249     15.045     -1.34    62.952     67.302     67.138     67.311       6.92   24.66

     _EU27      50.300     61.837     21.992     24.208     10.08    51.468     61.837     64.300     64.053      24.45   23.46

     _EU28      50.300     61.837     21.992     24.208     10.08    51.468     61.837     64.300     64.053      24.45   23.46

     _ASEAN     15.413     16.993      3.817      4.531     18.73    15.870     17.015     17.375     17.708      11.58    6.49

     _CAFTA      3.985      7.147      2.195      2.264      3.14     4.176      7.224      7.540      7.216      72.80    2.64