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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         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    1267.683   1354.660    305.756    326.817      6.89  1280.708   1358.667   1354.479   1375.720       7.42  100.00

     CHINA P   281.434    317.026     66.296     81.035     22.23   290.178    317.435    317.706    331.765      14.33   24.12

     VIETNAM   189.557    204.599     46.996     46.463     -1.13   183.574    207.373    203.575    204.066      11.16   14.83

     CHINA T   144.597    152.286     26.188     29.893     14.15   147.814    153.116    153.156    155.990       5.53   11.34

     KOR REP   107.778    118.811     26.550     30.020     13.07   109.072    119.011    118.907    122.280      12.11    8.89

     CANADA    106.885    107.102     26.707     23.353    -12.56   106.421    105.839    104.658    103.748      -2.51    7.54

     JAPAN     113.222    106.380     28.842     22.936    -20.48   114.429    105.923    102.907    100.473     -12.20    7.30

     MEXICO     77.016     90.295     21.072     22.615      7.32    80.317     89.501     91.139     91.838      14.34    6.68

     GERMANY    33.956     32.755      8.655      6.764    -21.85    35.734     31.158     31.480     30.864     -13.63    2.24

     ISRAEL     29.562     26.185     11.059     12.375     11.90    29.308     26.439     24.580     27.502      -6.16    2.00

     SWITZLD    29.402     27.059      6.706      6.542     -2.45    28.387     27.068     27.437     26.895      -5.26    1.95

     ITALY      16.694     21.518      4.119      5.558     34.94    16.776     21.725     22.720     22.957      36.84    1.67

     INDIA      17.700     19.955      4.375      4.910     12.23    18.111     20.438     20.357     20.490      13.14    1.49

     FRANCE     14.577     16.108      4.196      3.834     -8.62    15.396     15.846     16.066     15.746       2.28    1.14

     U KING     14.715     14.251      3.082      3.973     28.89    14.634     14.648     14.881     15.142       3.47    1.10

     TURKEY      9.536     13.836      2.903      3.507     20.80    10.920     14.279     14.444     14.440      32.23    1.05

     THAILND    15.660     10.985      2.782      2.304    -17.19    14.480     10.555     10.476     10.507     -27.44    0.76

     N ZEAL      8.366      9.089      1.915      1.963      2.48     8.771      9.339      9.359      9.136       4.17    0.66

     SPAIN       8.658      7.783      1.692      2.701     59.61     8.559      8.350      8.321      8.792       2.72    0.64

     NETHLDS     6.202      7.098      1.428      1.793     25.56     6.142      7.371      7.401      7.463      21.50    0.54

     BELGIUM     4.861      4.427      0.970      1.470     51.55     4.711      4.675      4.537      4.927       4.59    0.36

     REP SAF     0.800      4.271      0.768      1.163     51.46     1.443      4.582      4.655      4.666     223.48    0.34

     PORTUGL     4.258      3.802      0.846      1.588     87.74     4.020      3.600      4.108      4.544      13.05    0.33

     AUSTRAL     2.508      4.084      0.616      1.021     65.84     2.553      4.439      4.619      4.489      75.84    0.33

     CZECH       4.487      4.093      0.821      0.557    -32.21     3.634      3.815      3.825      3.829       5.36    0.28

     AUSTRIA     1.620      3.525      0.757      0.593    -21.70     2.018      3.464      3.386      3.361      66.51    0.24

     LUXMBRG     0.810      3.024      0.597      0.901     50.92     1.359      3.152      3.384      3.328     144.88    0.24

     INDNSIA     2.203      2.195      0.498      0.717     44.04     1.745      2.404      2.241      2.414      38.36    0.18

     PERU        2.624      1.849      0.492      0.687     39.74     2.260      1.945      2.007      2.044      -9.56    0.15

     PHIL R      1.290      1.616      0.290      0.710    144.47     1.343      2.120      2.098      2.036      51.60    0.15

     DENMARK     0.484      1.325      0.259      0.510     96.53     0.630      1.499      1.575      1.575     149.88    0.11

     COLOMB      0.406      1.555      0.198      0.217      9.28     0.545      1.550      1.496      1.574     188.50    0.11

     EGYPT       1.145      1.609      0.182      0.145    -20.21     0.887      1.628      1.731      1.572      77.29    0.11

     HG KONG     1.388      1.747      0.513      0.321    -37.38     1.754      1.570      1.577      1.555     -11.34    0.11

     DOM REP     0.421      1.379      0.163      0.273     67.80     0.539      1.429      1.583      1.489     176.37    0.11

     CAMBOD      0.118      1.103      0.010      0.380   3635.27     0.011      1.166      1.302      1.473   13029.69    0.11

     SLOVAK      0.826      1.406      0.213      0.250     17.46     0.862      1.511      1.507      1.443      67.44    0.10

     NORWAY      0.760      0.387      0.007      0.765  11345.13     0.602      0.701      1.146      1.145      90.32    0.08

     SALVADR     0.927      1.179      0.301      0.247    -18.03     1.015      1.141      1.050      1.125      10.81    0.08

     PAKISTN     1.409      0.663      0.122      0.116     -4.55     1.247      0.610      0.678      0.657     -47.29    0.05

     BRAZIL      1.092      0.438      0.230      0.089    -61.17     1.166      0.376      0.364      0.297     -74.55    0.02

     MALAYSA     0.392      0.313      0.167      0.074    -56.05     0.438      0.226      0.169      0.220     -49.90    0.02

     ARAB EM     3.122      0.023      0.000      0.000       *       2.051      0.023      0.023      0.023     -98.86    0.00


     _WTO     1267.657   1354.599    305.732    326.803      6.89  1280.658   1358.607   1354.404   1375.670       7.42  100.00

     _OECD     379.296    402.059     93.177     97.811      4.97   383.132    401.993    404.276    406.693       6.15   29.56

     _ASEAN    209.235    220.845     50.774     50.647     -0.25   201.635    223.847    219.862    220.718       9.46   16.04

     _W HEMI   189.679    204.309     49.247     47.585     -3.37   192.577    202.278    202.811    202.647       5.23   14.73

     _NAFTA    183.901    197.398     47.779     45.968     -3.79   186.738    195.339    195.796    195.587       4.74   14.22

     _EU27     115.273    124.355     28.121     31.186     10.90   117.687    124.160    126.643    127.420       8.27    9.26

     _EU28     115.273    124.362     28.128     31.186     10.87   117.693    124.167    126.643    127.420       8.26    9.26

     _SUB-SAH    0.848      4.280      0.768      1.186     54.30     1.485      4.591      4.664      4.697     216.34    0.34

     _CAFTA      1.532      2.978      0.529      0.618     16.71     1.738      2.986      3.065      3.066      76.44    0.22