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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 11/2016
   Country      2014       2015      11/2015    11/2016  % Change   11/2015     9/2016    10/2016    11/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD     21982510  22569386   20870545   18228311    -12.66  22994000   19423781   19854927   19927152     -13.34  100.00

     TURKEY     7687283   8072044    7430037    5514269    -25.78   8233611    5963268    6237068    6156276     -25.23   30.89

     CHINA P    5743340   5901612    5455551    5136679     -5.84   6040351    5380346    5474753    5582740      -7.58   28.02

     CANADA     3276972   3173191    3022045    2998156     -0.79   3354381    3040439    3091863    3149302      -6.11   15.80

     MEXICO     1616428   1681595    1569767    1575458      0.36   1707981    1672520    1706939    1687286      -1.21    8.47

     THAILND     800542    857299     755486     760523      0.67    805201     845404     827972     862336       7.10    4.33

     INDIA       634672    925397     814916     522313    -35.91    862763     730321     690861     632794     -26.65    3.18

     GERMANY     379399    386507     358603     296076    -17.44    383847     322785     337341     323980     -15.60    1.63

     JAPAN       155494    145976     139249     272916     95.99    151680     233883     261125     279643      84.36    1.40

     ITALY       122821    139734     131923     149847     13.59    141474     165245     162920     157658      11.44    0.79

     HONDURA     127285    116875     105392     136662     29.67    111802     110058     111102     148145      32.51    0.74

     INDNSIA      61160     55706      46097     117104    154.04     48425     114863     114609     126713     161.67    0.64

     U KING      148905    131030     116493      94166    -19.17    128685     100574     107127     108703     -15.53    0.55

     KOR REP     237711    128261     116905      24984    -78.63    146802      54602      36306      36340     -75.25    0.18


     _WTO      21981267  22567981   20869140   18223044    -12.68  22992586   19423383   19849660   19921885     -13.36   99.97

     _OECD     12206280  12358704   11486379    9298502    -19.05  12741837    9912193   10243918   10170827     -20.18   51.04

     _W HEMI    5159579   5117163    4827927    4853668      0.53   5318050    4986928    5069668    5142904      -3.29   25.81

     _NAFTA     4893400   4854786    4591812    4573614     -0.40   5062362    4712959    4798802    4836588      -4.46   24.27

     _ASEAN      914570    973382     860709     921825      7.10    916444    1001023     985191    1034498      12.88    5.19

     _EU28      1012981    985182     917244     805099    -12.23   1007185     896799     921388     873037     -13.32    4.38

     _EU27      1011104    980812     912887     804008    -11.93   1002828     895695     920284     871933     -13.05    4.38

     _CAFTA      137859    124890     113407     153798     35.62    119920     132725     128238     165281      37.83    0.83