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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                             Data in Kg., 14.00 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2018
   Country      2016       2017       3/2017     3/2018  % Change    3/2017     1/2018     2/2018     3/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD    320125303 322043318   80014458   85663009      7.06 323189120  323445465  326225632  327691869       1.39  100.00

     CHINA P   99901757 107572562   24692156   29884385     21.03 102434061  108994544  111830569  112764791      10.09   34.41

     CANADA    25823532  28101204    6706957    7751567     15.58  26131143   28691819   28848012   29145814      11.54    8.89

     INDIA     24853515  24466528    6366827    6064189     -4.75  24388262   24592782   24289165   24163890      -0.92    7.37

     GERMANY   25334984  23034175    5879104    6225619      5.89  25345553   22973401   23183630   23380690      -7.75    7.13

     TURKEY    14840458  16893594    3801674    6644462     74.78  15017068   17209620   18306881   19736382      31.43    6.02

     MEXICO    14581926  20937252    5425628    3676644    -32.24  17334139   20122543   19598207   19188268      10.70    5.86

     ISRAEL    16150835  14495424    3956798    3093587    -21.82  15371369   14670513   14099244   13632213     -11.31    4.16

     ITALY     12870677  11332734    2638553    2836280      7.49  12324976   11618781   11504535   11530461      -6.45    3.52

     CHINA T   11100336  11110042    3478704    2639823    -24.11  12016323   10796196   10500055   10271161     -14.52    3.13

     JAPAN      8688690   8763282    2001507    2410833     20.45   8269848    8954276    9129167    9172608      10.92    2.80

     KOR REP    4884718   6084116    1529236    2439269     59.51   5059956    6129251    6481819    6994149      38.23    2.13

     LUXMBRG    7694741   5858246    1738385    1741047      0.15   6952075    5714667    5780503    5860908     -15.70    1.79

     SPAIN      2068090   5740110    1149193     672092    -41.52   2834455    5674054    5611967    5263009      85.68    1.61

     FRANCE     6656435   5081573    1454775    1000203    -31.25   6101737    5042228    4839044    4627001     -24.17    1.41

     BRAZIL     4465071   4761474    1034539     812347    -21.48   4611170    4510481    4702249    4539282      -1.56    1.39

     CZECH      3071520   3993276     850279    1123582     32.14   3503110    4090302    4247539    4266579      21.79    1.30

     NETHLDS    3912201   3629541    1066382     896319    -15.95   4462572    3734157    3551764    3459478     -22.48    1.06

     THAILND    4863875   3537130    1181642     978729    -17.17   5041436    3431213    3325595    3334217     -33.86    1.02

     POLAND     4804203   3238774     879851     726881    -17.39   4506267    3087768    3066460    3085804     -31.52    0.94

     S ARAB     5187868   2059876    1015419     883177    -13.02   4670634    2250549    2038276    1927634     -58.73    0.59

     AUSTRAL    1273773   1340533     356794     473945     32.83   1322277    1430165    1504449    1457684      10.24    0.44

     SWEDEN     1247265   1176231     219304     213353     -2.71   1157915    1153542    1093565    1170280       1.07    0.36

     U KING     1216879   1186474     314340     242006    -23.01   1178859    1165317    1155032    1114140      -5.49    0.34

     INDNSIA     949427   1036241     296346     235958    -20.38   1065462    1039986    1082445     975853      -8.41    0.30

     SLOVENI     692601    753045     200459     306639     52.97    788641     749754     901834     859225       8.95    0.26

     MALAYSA      64830    559435     114923     382350    232.70    168535     545315     615759     826862     390.62    0.25

     FINLAND     776203    777327     293687     147536    -49.76    929499     790287     691273     631176     -32.10    0.19

     DENMARK     271390    364485      46593     178190    282.44    226109     371929     456653     496082     119.40    0.15

     RUSSIA     7313797   1037748     592897          0   -100.00   6140210     779741     584951     444851     -92.76    0.14

     SWITZLD     212149    343359      44388      80393     81.11    200849     351716     358323     379364      88.88    0.12

     GREECE      407237    266513      78585     186490    137.31    361459     303236     381546     374418       3.59    0.11

     BELGIUM     563140    385972     109517      76578    -30.08    526826     360506     362340     353033     -32.99    0.11

     HG KONG     674854    315772      65208      54331    -16.68    592891     315215     308936     304895     -48.57    0.09

     IRELAND     250816    242606      37595      93758    149.39    249925     280329     279281     298769      19.54    0.09

     SRI LKA      50086    227586      24356       9862    -59.51     69385     210346     206312     213092     207.12    0.07

     AUSTRIA     329061    144952      35736      66184     85.20    332024     140718     149113     175400     -47.17    0.05

     VIETNAM      68623    180726      59753      51096    -14.49     99309     173919     166668     172069      73.27    0.05

     EGYPT        43856    115614       5088      60400   1087.11     41945     125507     120419     170926     307.50    0.05

     VENEZ        94278    100812      47263      88722     87.72    120591      76881      99763     142271      17.98    0.04

     DOM REP     310834    137437      40255      22546    -43.99    261647     133563     120611     119728     -54.24    0.04

     PERU        300111     79092          0      21371       *      165961      79505      89794     100463     -39.47    0.03

     HUNGARY      94650     79639      21380      35897     67.90     99221     102931      97668      94156      -5.10    0.03

     NORWAY       67363     99234      26471      13374    -49.48     86391      94604      90623      86137      -0.29    0.03

     N ZEAL       25414     58931      17591      39987    127.32     35489      69945      73778      81327     129.16    0.02

     PAKISTN      62905     74478      11478      12846     11.92     58478      64042      64042      75846      29.70    0.02

     HONDURA      54913     37583      14372       6086    -57.65     61784      42506      35106      29297     -52.58    0.01

     REP SAF     191017     25555      16191       7775    -51.98    179683      10272      18047      17139     -90.46    0.01

     MCDONIA      94703     13984      13984          0   -100.00     81842       7919       3160          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     320110649 322032855   80013868   85656317      7.05 323174133  323432444  326209067  327675304       1.39   99.99

     _OECD    118696937 119455570   29296370   33905014     15.73 118945755  120583246  122117771  124064214       4.30   37.86

     _EU27     72320214  67356008   17036998   16778620     -1.52  71940067   67421661   67414698   67097630      -6.73   20.48

     _EU28     72320214  67356008   17036998   16778620     -1.52  71940067   67421661   67414698   67097630      -6.73   20.48

     _W HEMI   46191886  54232606   13289037   12414185     -6.58  48778206   53746087   53579775   53357754       9.39   16.28

     _NAFTA    40405458  49038456   12132585   11428211     -5.81  43465282   48814362   48446219   48334082      11.20   14.75

     _ASEAN     5955267   5338276    1669732    1649537     -1.21   6394171    5198646    5198628    5318081     -16.83    1.62

     _CAFTA      403419    203651      69034      42132    -38.97    360806     217996     186229     176749     -51.01    0.05

     _SUB-SAHA   191019     26834      16191       7775    -51.98    179685      11551      19326      18418     -89.75    0.01