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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      28.428     34.933      7.905      8.879     12.31    29.868     35.548     35.568     35.907      20.22  100.00

     ITALY       6.466      8.356      1.823      1.606    -11.87     7.035      8.328      8.258      8.139      15.69   22.67

     KOR REP     6.573      6.673      1.210      2.288     89.19     6.425      7.415      7.370      7.752      20.65   21.59

     CANADA      5.164      7.314      1.716      1.465    -14.61     5.376      7.245      7.286      7.063      31.38   19.67

     CHINA P     3.876      5.240      1.198      1.783     48.77     4.308      5.480      5.541      5.824      35.20   16.22


     _WTO       28.428     34.895      7.873      8.879     12.77    29.836     35.542     35.563     35.901      20.33   99.98

     _OECD      19.552     24.350      5.360      5.644      5.29    20.413     24.895     24.697     24.633      20.67   68.60

     _EU27       7.518      9.621      2.142      1.767    -17.53     8.146      9.560      9.432      9.245      13.49   25.75

     _EU28       7.518      9.621      2.142      1.767    -17.53     8.146      9.560      9.432      9.245      13.49   25.75

     _W HEMI     5.342      7.472      1.747      1.518    -13.14     5.543      7.406      7.455      7.242      30.66   20.17

     _NAFTA      5.165      7.314      1.716      1.465    -14.61     5.377      7.246      7.287      7.063      31.36   19.67