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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 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     171.900    195.065     45.764     47.881      4.63   173.874    195.963    197.770    197.183      13.41  100.00

     KOR REP    48.036     56.949     14.030     14.482      3.22    49.468     56.293     57.997     57.400      16.04   29.11

     CHINA P    35.498     45.928      9.168     12.602     37.46    35.546     47.619     49.236     49.362      38.87   25.03

     GERMANY    17.420     18.810      4.207      4.687     11.42    17.275     18.878     19.042     19.290      11.67    9.78

     JAPAN       7.646     10.605      3.016      2.257    -25.15     8.893     10.720     10.097      9.846      10.72    4.99

     MEXICO     10.588      9.448      2.382      2.449      2.84    11.022      9.707      9.720      9.516     -13.66    4.83

     TURKEY     10.167     10.875      3.033      0.750    -75.26     9.912     10.410      9.390      8.592     -13.32    4.36

     CANADA      8.372      8.897      2.096      1.565    -25.30     8.354      8.747      8.570      8.366       0.15    4.24

     U KING      7.699      6.968      1.910      1.438    -24.72     8.690      6.998      6.806      6.495     -25.25    3.29

     LATVIA      3.724      4.733      0.556      1.320    137.46     3.539      4.972      5.114      5.497      55.32    2.79

     INDIA       4.689      4.197      1.044      2.062     97.50     4.382      4.148      4.365      5.215      19.02    2.64

     ITALY       4.897      1.962      0.460      1.098    138.55     3.852      2.039      2.240      2.600     -32.50    1.32

     CHINA T     2.156      3.011      1.158      0.427    -63.09     2.822      2.637      2.406      2.280     -19.18    1.16

     ISRAEL      2.272      2.724      0.768      0.277    -63.91     2.246      2.654      2.481      2.233      -0.57    1.13

     NETHLDS     2.065      1.589      0.349      0.407     16.45     1.660      1.687      1.558      1.646      -0.84    0.83

     AUSTRAL     0.003      1.583      0.000      0.000       *       0.003      1.583      1.583      1.583   53377.61    0.80

     THAILND     1.412      1.442      0.358      0.243    -31.96     1.476      1.360      1.427      1.327     -10.07    0.67

     SLOVAK      1.241      0.845      0.126      0.308    143.43     0.640      0.918      0.949      1.026      60.44    0.52

     FRANCE      0.154      0.300      0.021      0.397   1749.66     0.137      0.559      0.586      0.676     394.06    0.34

     VIETNAM     0.542      0.697      0.159      0.116    -27.13     0.569      0.691      0.679      0.654      14.80    0.33

     CZECH       0.141      0.401      0.036      0.103    188.99     0.144      0.405      0.469      0.469     225.29    0.24

     INDNSIA     0.312      0.475      0.033      0.023    -30.35     0.285      0.477      0.465      0.465      63.24    0.24

     RUSSIA      0.576      0.479      0.170      0.100    -40.90     0.576      0.447      0.409      0.409     -29.03    0.21

     COLOMB      0.548      0.323      0.107      0.115      7.82     0.548      0.268      0.331      0.331     -39.52    0.17

     BELARUS     0.086      0.139      0.039      0.217    459.39     0.124      0.139      0.254      0.317     155.22    0.16

     GREECE      0.248      0.081      0.000      0.125       *       0.120      0.145      0.145      0.206      71.64    0.10

     POLAND      0.197      0.196      0.070      0.000   -100.00     0.228      0.160      0.160      0.126     -44.72    0.06

     BELGIUM     0.264      0.265      0.244      0.000   -100.00     0.508      0.144      0.077      0.021     -95.89    0.01


     _WTO      171.815    194.926     45.725     47.664      4.24   173.750    195.824    197.516    196.865      13.30   99.84

     _OECD     100.391    109.692     26.642     25.240     -5.26   101.022    108.895    109.443    108.290       7.19   54.92

     _EU27      38.585     36.806      8.120      9.960     22.66    37.246     37.543     37.760     38.646       3.76   19.60

     _EU28      38.585     36.806      8.120      9.960     22.66    37.246     37.543     37.760     38.646       3.76   19.60

     _W HEMI    19.552     18.705      4.590      4.139     -9.83    19.968     18.759     18.664     18.254      -8.58    9.26

     _NAFTA     18.960     18.345      4.477      4.015    -10.33    19.376     18.454     18.289     17.882      -7.71    9.07

     _ASEAN      2.334      2.630      0.549      0.401    -27.04     2.356      2.545      2.589      2.482       5.34    1.26