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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     55909151  64709125   15283212   15311891      0.19  56703150   64477244   65159869   64737804      14.17  100.00

     KOR REP   23641838  26294507    6599468    6633516      0.52  24347957   25759366   26451130   26328555       8.13   40.67

     CHINA P   16164591  20655891    4310852    5240393     21.56  16247284   21179735   21758549   21585432      32.86   33.34

     TURKEY     5009371   5111930    1432545     327981    -77.11   4855579    4906437    4410801    4007366     -17.47    6.19

     GERMANY    1653435   1823369     416131     426932      2.60   1639631    1820128    1791651    1834170      11.86    2.83

     LATVIA     1361638   1551797     172889     416752    141.05   1280520    1637312    1667983    1795660      40.23    2.77

     JAPAN      1224209   1730358     397242     417421      5.08   1347775    1786554    1768956    1750537      29.88    2.70

     INDIA      1179007   1174896     269043     503848     87.27   1115688    1164717    1207488    1409701      26.35    2.18

     MEXICO     1319048   1325344     316670     367451     16.04   1390910    1377389    1385356    1376125      -1.06    2.13

     CANADA     1157737   1352533     292858     262472    -10.38   1165462    1378831    1351010    1322147      13.44    2.04

     CHINA T     550840   1062993     529186      75275    -85.78    971105     822009     701258     609082     -37.28    0.94

     AUSTRAL       2505    459207          0          0       *        2505     459207     459207     459207   18231.62    0.71

     SLOVAK      419788    257905      46171      92109     99.50    223958     280281     287271     303843      35.67    0.47

     ISRAEL      200239    229159      59870      25972    -56.62    187800     226725     213867     195261       3.97    0.30

     FRANCE       22882     73374       1793     123398   6782.21     23742     143354     160266     194979     721.24    0.30

     U KING       55714    128248      15986      46443    190.52     57243     151270     164934     158705     177.25    0.25

     INDNSIA      74623    154903      10083       1614    -83.99     65727     147355     146492     146434     122.79    0.23

     RUSSIA      218653    177419      66256      33988    -48.70    231713     161458     145151     145151     -37.36    0.22

     THAILND     175266    148774      36259      26946    -25.68    176133     139943     148906     139461     -20.82    0.22

     NETHLDS     414665    203997      90692      25144    -72.28    352442     189525     134490     138449     -60.72    0.21

     ITALY       301095     88594      16228      42222    160.18    224099      88337      93148     114588     -48.87    0.18

     COLOMB      191441    112840      38727      37163     -4.04    193492      93546     111276     111276     -42.49    0.17

     CZECH        84293     95637       3355      18007    436.72     78939      96689     110289     110289      39.71    0.17

     BELARUS      35360     55247      18489      72329    291.20     53849      55247      91361     109087     102.58    0.17

     VIETNAM      81765    110281      24659      18093    -26.63     88144     109694     107631     103715      17.67    0.16

     GREECE       68782     22356          0      34937       *       34241      40144      40144      57293      67.32    0.09

     POLAND       67663     69431      26319          0   -100.00     80684      56000      56000      43112     -46.57    0.07

     BELGIUM      68371     66826      62010          0   -100.00    130266      36446      19166       4816     -96.30    0.01


     _WTO      55873791  64653878   15264723   15239562     -0.16  56649301   64421997   65068508   64628717      14.09   99.83

     _OECD     32660517  35915920    8982892    7962500    -11.36  33093395   35251967   35365883   34895528       5.45   53.90

     _EU27      4625007   4512122     877920    1244318     41.73   4220356    4666466    4649217    4878520      15.59    7.54

     _EU28      4625007   4512122     877920    1244318     41.73   4220356    4666466    4649217    4878520      15.59    7.54

     _W HEMI    2672931   2794921     648943     668123      2.96   2754090    2853774    2852107    2814101       2.18    4.35

     _NAFTA     2476785   2677877     609528     629923      3.35   2556372    2756220    2736366    2698272       5.55    4.17

     _ASEAN      364544    422598      71001      55293    -22.12    347284     405632     411669     406890      17.16    0.63