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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 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     80219829  78241895   19253361   23273849     20.88  79385365   79728688   80887563   82262383       3.62  100.00

     CHINA P   18572379  20646118    4212456    6425476     52.54  18471597   21471368   22251586   22859138      23.75   27.79

     MEXICO    11826283  12621577    3408303    3638430      6.75  12348523   12703856   12863334   12851704       4.07   15.62

     CANADA    12082622  11279366    2555850    3228581     26.32  11530854   11690449   11630550   11952097       3.65   14.53

     INDIA     11356965  12197986    3793984    3051741    -19.56  12117289   12002064   11521103   11455743      -5.46   13.93

     INDNSIA    6559550   4618015    1420845    1252799    -11.83   5568582    4448570    4425560    4449969     -20.09    5.41

     MALAYSA    5245075   4048267    1025766    1285298     25.30   4953486    4099139    4182204    4307799     -13.04    5.24

     CHINA T    3571647   3267016     849844     913820      7.53   3715540    3288945    3419638    3330992     -10.35    4.05

     TURKEY     1036896   1181984     130003    1259468    868.80   1114702    1511287    1755014    2311449     107.36    2.81

     THAILND    2252781   2203137     606472     359235    -40.77   2297069    2150176    2081506    1955900     -14.85    2.38

     KOR REP    2066016   1517757     374229     750198    100.46   2080087    1637481    1813142    1893726      -8.96    2.30

     UKRAINE     406442   1071673      47420     399712    742.92    432081    1143664    1297812    1423965     229.56    1.73

     ITALY       659451    755451     117471     195866     66.74    638264     817997     876179     833846      30.64    1.01

     FRANCE     1464789    713418     213511      86711    -59.39   1473665     619735     633626     586618     -60.19    0.71

     SLOVENI     299863    344232      68330      71122      4.09    271921     336628     337492     347024      27.62    0.42

     BELGIUM     335306    368341      85826      48955    -42.96    372449     375338     362435     331470     -11.00    0.40

     VIETNAM      48455    301768       7947        163    -97.95     51947     296358     296456     293984     465.93    0.36

     GERMANY     233582    255011      53152      31103    -41.48    229836     255908     263160     232962       1.36    0.28

     EGYPT       616112    132783      17663      99555    463.64    431607     204145     232338     214675     -50.26    0.26

     SPAIN       733651    282060     178263      25086    -85.93    687311     231888     164456     128883     -81.25    0.16

     JAPAN       277877     72029      20580      32450     57.68    148718      73673      81668      83899     -43.59    0.10


     _WTO      80209034  78241895   19253361   23270546     20.86  79374570   79728688   80884260   82259080       3.63  100.00

     _W HEMI   24190554  23984044    5978817    6917152     15.69  24022464   24480798   24607012   24922379       3.75   30.30

     _NAFTA    23908905  23900943    5964153    6867011     15.14  23879377   24394305   24493884   24803801       3.87   30.15

     _OECD     18747109  16453188    3713488    5669865     52.68  18259510   17256545   17613662   18409565       0.82   22.38

     _ASEAN    14106325  11181060    3061419    2897660     -5.35  12871937   11003892   10995375   11017301     -14.41   13.39

     _EU27      3801302   2838343     731427     500431    -31.58   3754525    2772077    2771042    2607347     -30.55    3.17

     _EU28      3801302   2838343     731427     500431    -31.58   3754525    2772077    2771042    2607347     -30.55    3.17