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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    1.24963E9 1.18289E9  261627992  273948223      4.71  1.2135E9   1.1811E9  1.18529E9  1.19521E9      -1.51  100.00

     INDIA    483943436 468873171  105459570  106879651      1.35 481319173  470492001  469672246  470293252      -2.29   39.35

     CHINA P  177847957 208748597   51772935   60405761     16.67 195737046  205302831  213899041  217381423      11.06   18.19

     S ARAB   102672200  75907401   12230622   14433583     18.01  83507880   78886446   77528211   78110362      -6.46    6.54

     VIETNAM   53533043  75029499   17791047   16034502     -9.87  61838841   73299258   71112995   73272954      18.49    6.13

     KOR REP   51624863  53492239    9062565    9571578      5.62  50608765   53852901   53762467   54001252       6.70    4.52

     CANADA    44417038  42244210    8839797   11269993     27.49  41133174   43342568   43358586   44674406       8.61    3.74

     TURKEY    99989272  40843863    7053033    8251984     17.00  70931843   41227208   41497241   42042814     -40.73    3.52

     CHINA T   41798978  38711023    8524355    9552363     12.06  40829430   40031958   39960292   39739031      -2.67    3.32

     MEXICO    23705609  31962909    3449244    8600918    149.36  24633573   32273857   34755045   37114583      50.67    3.11

     ARAB EM   59569599  41441728   10622672    5793873    -45.46  53192450   37051388   36426659   36612929     -31.17    3.06

     GREECE    17782710  19180831    6111395    4994746    -18.27  18693937   18479161   18009273   18064182      -3.37    1.51

     U KING    19919111  19578581    5261437    3348820    -36.35  22413804   19896437   18522464   17665964     -21.18    1.48

     GUATMAL    6263232  11486847     857611    3545313    313.39   5648590   12450471   13391211   14174549     150.94    1.19

     BELGIUM   12784139  10632298    2286475    3381592     47.90  11378957   10801429   11004939   11727415       3.06    0.98

     THAILND   12797462  13416331    5058495    2562879    -49.34  13457271   12064008   11492899   10920715     -18.85    0.91

     NETHLDS    6064440   8809574    1541452     981989    -36.29   5945695    9247394    8985223    8250111      38.76    0.69

     JAPAN      4231814   5141272    1099899     904939    -17.73   4162795    5102601    5038617    4946312      18.82    0.41

     MALAYSA    3266046   4492667     842089     634897    -24.60   3250359    4555924    4273334    4285475      31.85    0.36

     GERMANY    1225898   1965866     486255     690098     41.92   1377374    2071803    2018107    2169709      57.53    0.18

     ISRAEL     1325844   1729932     152691      88321    -42.16    608039    1776138    1720826    1665562     173.92    0.14

     INDNSIA   11213161   1624034     720701     535964    -25.63  11427228    1610476    1622262    1439297     -87.40    0.12

     ITALY       753710   1199610     297699     496360     66.73    876279    1226272    1321863    1398271      59.57    0.12

     SALVADR     338578   1231845     180728     179198     -0.85    515740    1231845    1241265    1230315     138.55    0.10

     COLOMB     5042015    666558     265594       9688    -96.35   2508899     666188     661756     410652     -83.63    0.03

     PORTUGL    1078415    484019     186332       1020    -99.45   1229675     373356     304539     298707     -75.71    0.02

     HG KONG    1261938    266437      68424      46025    -32.74   1186127     227929     238552     244038     -79.43    0.02

     ROMANIA    1862622    378634     349297          0   -100.00   1700739     270622     146088      29337     -98.28    0.00


     _WTO     1.24962E9 1.18289E9  261627992  273948223      4.71  1.2135E9   1.1811E9  1.18528E9  1.19521E9      -1.51  100.00

     _OECD    257201779 200335583   41653022   43378421      4.14 226331439  202394694  200662264  202060982     -10.72   16.91

     _W HEMI   80348578  88075008   13850455   23663436     70.85  75167937   90428141   93848392   97887989      30.23    8.19

     _ASEAN    80811110  94567080   24412582   19768624    -19.02  89974391   91534597   88506421   89923122      -0.06    7.52

     _NAFTA    68122647  74207119   12289041   19870911     61.70  65766747   75616425   78113631   81788989      24.36    6.84

     _EU27     63169951  64006856   16997656   14259382    -16.11  65387646   64163097   62067387   61268582      -6.30    5.13

     _EU28     63169951  64006856   16997656   14259382    -16.11  65387646   64163097   62067387   61268582      -6.30    5.13

     _CAFTA     6682052  12720579    1038681    3725348    258.66   6244914   13683897   14634858   15407246     146.72    1.29