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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     213.999    208.597     49.549     61.499     24.12   210.339    212.935    216.241    220.547       4.85  100.00

     CANADA     60.050     54.064     12.581     14.562     15.75    57.088     55.414     54.849     56.045      -1.83   25.41

     CHINA P    33.692     39.591      7.914     13.235     67.23    33.708     41.591     43.342     44.912      33.24   20.36

     MEXICO     30.478     33.083      9.039      9.312      3.02    32.629     33.259     33.607     33.356       2.23   15.12

     INDIA      19.986     21.661      6.089      5.752     -5.53    20.865     21.477     20.835     21.325       2.20    9.67

     CHINA T     8.685      8.541      2.258      2.622     16.12     9.260      8.739      9.117      8.905      -3.84    4.04

     INDNSIA    11.790      8.393      2.454      2.273     -7.37     9.839      8.002      8.001      8.212     -16.53    3.72

     MALAYSA     7.216      6.226      1.509      2.061     36.52     6.891      6.347      6.495      6.777      -1.66    3.07

     KOR REP     7.047      5.332      1.352      2.742    102.82     6.847      5.697      6.387      6.722      -1.83    3.05

     TURKEY      2.479      3.085      0.337      2.954    777.18     2.666      3.833      4.359      5.702     113.85    2.59

     THAILND     5.736      5.409      1.294      1.093    -15.53     5.573      5.332      5.381      5.208      -6.55    2.36

     ITALY       4.072      4.845      0.733      0.982     33.98     3.904      5.154      5.387      5.094      30.48    2.31

     UKRAINE     1.375      3.042      0.125      1.010    705.79     1.428      3.230      3.607      3.927     175.01    1.78

     SLOVENI     3.327      3.548      0.753      0.727     -3.45     3.076      3.491      3.484      3.522      14.49    1.60

     FRANCE      6.001      3.664      0.891      0.670    -24.82     6.026      3.305      3.518      3.443     -42.86    1.56

     GERMANY     1.581      1.611      0.310      0.166    -46.47     1.528      1.613      1.623      1.467      -3.99    0.67

     BELGIUM     1.209      1.548      0.329      0.156    -52.45     1.392      1.544      1.480      1.375      -1.21    0.62

     SPAIN       3.775      1.373      0.822      0.195    -76.22     3.395      1.210      0.929      0.747     -78.01    0.34

     JAPAN       0.908      0.478      0.145      0.225     55.31     0.653      0.494      0.546      0.558     -14.43    0.25

     EGYPT       1.564      0.345      0.048      0.234    390.57     1.127      0.513      0.579      0.532     -52.84    0.24

     VIETNAM     0.099      0.490      0.022      0.001    -95.36     0.107      0.476      0.476      0.469     337.93    0.21


     _WTO      213.974    208.597     49.549     61.490     24.10   210.314    212.935    216.232    220.538       4.86  100.00

     _W HEMI    92.022     87.631     21.742     24.082     10.76    90.500     89.190     89.023     89.971      -0.58   40.79

     _NAFTA     90.527     87.147     21.620     23.874     10.43    89.717     88.673     88.456     89.401      -0.35   40.54

     _OECD      86.463     75.924     17.380     22.569     29.86    83.087     78.208     78.960     81.113      -2.38   36.78

     _ASEAN     24.842     20.542      5.280      5.428      2.81    22.412     20.181     20.377     20.690      -7.69    9.38

     _EU27      20.491     17.417      3.956      3.066    -22.50    19.866     17.175     17.274     16.527     -16.81    7.49

     _EU28      20.491     17.417      3.956      3.066    -22.50    19.866     17.175     17.274     16.527     -16.81    7.49