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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 13.60 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    194596893 208893775  193523093  205915068      6.40 211157226  217427846  219978222  221285750       4.80  100.00

     CHINA P   52139808  60391288   55865825   63661718     13.95  60700157   66692879   67624980   68187181      12.33   30.81

     VIETNAM   54385981  55567063   51556358   48018226     -6.86  57068372   53484520   53344581   52028931      -8.83   23.51

     KOR REP   20142370  21920835   20239106   21435482      5.91  22114391   22997450   22979342   23117211       4.53   10.45

     CANADA    17232308  15942541   14739044   14805032      0.45  16294540   15458741   15728843   16008529      -1.76    7.23

     CHINA T   14128157  16103845   15027344   14306154     -4.80  15889012   14987831   15242752   15382655      -3.19    6.95

     MEXICO    10014949  10370064    9652482   12278007     27.20  10521624   12654659   12871846   12995589      23.51    5.87

     JAPAN      4741558   5471228    5008431    5832883     16.46   5272137    6049147    6222108    6295680      19.41    2.85

     GERMANY    2642405   2457394    2314765    4364525     88.55   2476027    3965507    4376790    4507154      82.03    2.04

     INDIA      3044113   3233647    2915002    3818947     31.01   3293747    4057796    4059474    4137592      25.62    1.87

     SWEDEN       20218     19197      18534    2731483  14637.69     21271    1609144    1609061    2732146   12744.46    1.23

     INDNSIA     205928    360235     301637    2090712    593.12    321385    1828426    2014967    2149310     568.76    0.97

     SPAIN       950351   1192399    1032448    1575769     52.62   1055795    1615358    1683505    1735720      64.40    0.78

     CAMBOD      290572    990834     908057    1118040     23.12    953015    1316467    1361327    1200817      26.00    0.54

     ITALY       785159    939883     855903     991460     15.84    932448     990807    1076952    1075440      15.34    0.49

     TURKEY      833668    857603     794555     873712      9.96    882838     880457     926636     936760       6.11    0.42

     N ZEAL      890420    984145     884784     814720     -7.92    942372     945696     915072     914081      -3.00    0.41

     U KING      537297    857746     810079     687114    -15.18    850520     703984     721190     734781     -13.61    0.33

     THAILND    1017010    732211     658657     655430     -0.49    774583     796858     765008     728984      -5.89    0.33

     NETHLDS     510975    525622     465619     667055     43.26    503587     744709     744712     727058      44.38    0.33

     REP SAF     898070    762136     716913     599933    -16.32    839631     619891     650103     645156     -23.16    0.29

     LUXMBRG     317693    255644     231301     607153    162.49    265313     578527     605067     631496     138.02    0.29

     PORTUGL     666432    969663     902433     412000    -54.35    918415     579570     549294     479230     -47.82    0.22

     AUSTRAL     465934    618080     547790     404664    -26.13    588952     480307     484466     474954     -19.36    0.21

     SWITZLD     412361    434014     394904     384743     -2.57    428064     427345     439156     423853      -0.98    0.19

     COLOMB      261169    515468     495511     389340    -21.43    558277     382882     427911     409297     -26.69    0.18

     PERU        233869    325202     308058     373223     21.15    324558     352870     359456     390367      20.28    0.18

     BELGIUM     177765    225327     199735     193970     -2.89    218529     210571     202801     219562       0.47    0.10

     PHIL R      216944    288570     282843     202967    -28.24    288912     207223     207867     208694     -27.77    0.09

     CZECH       231469    272902     259845     193469    -25.54    269968     225391     218556     206526     -23.50    0.09

     FRANCE      335848    277698     259481     169321    -34.75    284418     213673     194049     187538     -34.06    0.08

     SLOVAK       82122    133273     108273     154084     42.31    120383     165346     165759     179084      48.76    0.08

     AUSTRIA     143560    160496     147718     116195    -21.34    158493     150294     129437     128973     -18.63    0.06

     ISRAEL     4564402   3700995    3686694      99149    -97.31   4043154     123348     117151     113450     -97.19    0.05

     EGYPT       264533    254522     236761      89151    -62.35    236774     142307     124685     106912     -54.85    0.05

     HG KONG     166332    116711      96533      85921    -10.99     99972     110307     110538     106099       6.13    0.05

     PAKISTN      78336    128972     112464      66463    -40.90    114121     106064     100519      82971     -27.30    0.04

     MALAYSA      55528     24949      22910      79823    248.42     23228      45648      58807      81862     252.43    0.04

     SALVADR      56670     72062      62994      68336      8.48     67229      79766      78263      77404      15.13    0.03

     ROMANIA      16602     38193      34439      58364     69.47     35041      57085      62186      62118      77.27    0.03

     DENMARK      52363     60217      51800      53060      2.43     62858      52457      54808      61477      -2.20    0.03

     MACAU        43033     68188      67518      24264    -64.06     68543      27266      24505      24934     -63.62    0.01


     _WTO     194593481 208892704  193522126  205914385      6.40 211156057  217427045  219977371  221284963       4.80  100.00

     _ASEAN    56173348  57965621   53732221   52168817     -2.91  59431254   57681753   57755346   56402217      -5.10   25.49

     _OECD     47434960  49075919   45248061   51575417     13.98  49380363   52919542   53728555   55403275      12.20   25.04

     _W HEMI   27973934  27322453   25347212   28042398     10.63  27863873   29043589   29589972   30017639       7.73   13.57

     _NAFTA    27247257  26312605   24391526   27083039     11.03  26816164   28113400   28600689   29004118       8.16   13.11

     _EU27      7573908   8462208    7758880   13034061     67.99   8248320   11925068   12459709   13737389      66.55    6.21

     _EU28      7575935   8462208    7758880   13034061     67.99   8248320   11925068   12459709   13737389      66.55    6.21

     _SUB-SAHA   898569    762474     717251     602741    -15.97    839969     621425     652911     647964     -22.86    0.29

     _CAFTA      170629    117421     102630     133890     30.46    113552     127388     137062     148681      30.94    0.07