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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   39399.142  42965.142  39831.200  39563.452     -0.67 42958.052  42274.058  42425.834  42697.394      -0.61  100.00

     CHINA P 21673.520  23911.938  22234.747  21613.005     -2.80 23904.560  22922.197  23097.089  23290.196      -2.57   54.55

     VIETNAM  2501.776   2807.958   2590.133   2654.659      2.49  2801.252   2854.648   2879.772   2872.484       2.54    6.73

     INDIA    2039.693   2202.284   2041.765   2163.682      5.97  2202.213   2279.625   2293.310   2324.201       5.54    5.44

     MEXICO   1838.708   1766.060   1640.575   1739.197      6.01  1782.012   1842.566   1848.059   1864.683       4.64    4.37

     KOR REP  1194.169   1295.396   1195.088   1278.990      7.02  1310.443   1352.122   1376.567   1379.299       5.25    3.23

     INDNSIA  1022.063   1087.878   1014.000   1004.855     -0.90  1092.607   1073.470   1067.761   1078.733      -1.27    2.53

     CANADA    976.083   1021.503    950.317    958.758      0.89  1028.477   1033.154   1031.529   1029.944       0.14    2.41

     CHINA T   835.373    877.383    818.000    760.996     -6.97   881.609    821.218    809.264    820.379      -6.95    1.92

     TURKEY    573.717    645.570    601.954    627.121      4.18   651.034    677.205    674.407    670.737       3.03    1.57

     BNGLDSH   549.553    686.274    644.526    623.376     -3.28   680.063    678.897    659.619    665.124      -2.20    1.56

     CAMBOD    577.370    632.479    584.182    524.827    -10.16   626.081    586.304    574.020    573.125      -8.46    1.34

     HONDURA   486.955    497.367    456.885    450.165     -1.47   500.295    485.909    482.998    490.647      -1.93    1.15

     GERMANY   409.990    450.603    420.225    453.023      7.80   457.129    474.432    476.534    483.401       5.75    1.13

     SALVADR   290.076    313.511    287.609    316.919     10.19   313.442    339.952    341.355    342.821       9.37    0.80

     THAILND   306.128    304.400    277.949    264.125     -4.97   303.468    297.249    293.105    290.577      -4.25    0.68

     ITALY     201.217    289.665    259.007    243.972     -5.80   274.612    274.521    276.765    274.630       0.01    0.64

     PAKISTN   307.818    293.732    266.999    240.629     -9.88   295.046    274.071    265.707    267.362      -9.38    0.63

     JAPAN     244.288    258.629    236.320    244.713      3.55   256.105    264.442    267.678    267.022       4.26    0.63

     ISRAEL    397.142    322.723    299.218    238.461    -20.31   328.061    276.959    264.986    261.966     -20.15    0.61

     SRI LKA   198.920    246.227    223.626    233.008      4.20   244.331    252.594    250.942    255.609       4.62    0.60

     NICARAG   225.351    207.425    191.740    231.221     20.59   210.142    243.831    242.743    246.905      17.49    0.58

     GUATMAL   176.323    188.298    173.670    202.352     16.51   188.582    209.971    212.183    216.979      15.06    0.51

     PHIL R    213.916    228.956    209.951    182.026    -13.30   228.010    205.282    202.341    201.030     -11.83    0.47

     EGYPT     169.640    198.267    180.809    165.699     -8.36   195.946    188.278    182.752    183.157      -6.53    0.43

     S ARAB    145.952    140.230    130.360    172.097     32.02   144.453    175.603    183.372    181.967      25.97    0.43

     JORDAN    161.593    169.656    157.588    159.440      1.18   168.170    174.960    171.079    171.508       1.98    0.40

     HAITI      94.666    107.581     97.269    120.442     23.82   106.342    128.830    130.434    130.754      22.96    0.31

     DOM REP   109.793    131.501    118.072    112.162     -5.00   128.876    127.945    126.560    125.592      -2.55    0.29

     LUXMBRG    75.913    101.246     85.648    109.724     28.11    93.921    132.067    131.464    125.322      33.43    0.29

     FRANCE    144.634    122.143    113.092    107.694     -4.77   123.893    118.048    116.467    116.745      -5.77    0.27

     RUSSIA      6.317     38.149     30.042    103.370    244.08    31.131    119.248    116.207    111.477     258.08    0.26

     POLAND     68.146     71.146     60.530     77.077     27.34    65.567     85.216     85.852     87.694      33.75    0.21

     MALAYSA   100.591    128.717    122.981     81.007    -34.13   130.159     90.964     89.460     86.743     -33.36    0.20

     PORTUGL    91.521    106.024     94.412     72.386    -23.33   103.162     86.077     85.431     83.998     -18.58    0.20

     HG KONG    43.759     85.410     75.336     72.810     -3.35    78.818     89.917     87.707     82.884       5.16    0.19

     NETHLDS    52.246     76.541     72.354     77.775      7.49    79.858     78.414     81.608     81.961       2.63    0.19

     SPAIN      52.399     55.607     49.219     67.234     36.60    52.768     74.054     72.273     73.622      39.52    0.17

     ARAB EM    78.034     87.108     79.564     63.013    -20.80    86.018     76.028     72.128     70.558     -17.97    0.17

     BRAZIL     71.507     68.731     62.762     61.554     -1.92    69.037     73.683     70.584     67.523      -2.19    0.16

     U KING     55.355     61.314     57.392     54.580     -4.90    61.789     58.160     57.963     58.502      -5.32    0.14

     SWEDEN     18.089     20.717     19.501     54.333    178.62    21.307     44.067     41.062     55.549     160.71    0.13

     CZECH      43.876     52.601     49.851     52.515      5.34    54.536     52.476     53.296     55.264       1.34    0.13

     COLOMB     62.311     64.886     59.169     46.681    -21.11    65.329     55.896     53.722     52.398     -19.79    0.12

     KENYA      63.571     60.019     53.942     44.623    -17.28    58.399     52.100     49.973     50.699     -13.18    0.12

     LESOTHO    43.037     46.493     41.421     43.123      4.11    44.718     47.229     48.752     48.195       7.78    0.11

     BELGIUM    48.711     50.258     47.396     38.788    -18.16    51.357     40.335     40.970     41.651     -18.90    0.10

     PERU       21.658     21.890     20.106     29.381     46.13    21.205     29.546     31.891     31.165      46.97    0.07

     GREECE     25.549     26.311     25.044     26.344      5.19    26.410     28.241     28.636     27.611       4.55    0.06

     AUSTRAL    24.600     33.706     30.126     23.893    -20.69    32.167     28.087     27.713     27.473     -14.59    0.06

     LATVIA     35.642     36.768     36.270     25.925    -28.52    38.517     26.630     24.734     26.424     -31.40    0.06

     MADAGAS     8.213     11.709     10.421     19.388     86.05    11.502     18.957     20.338     20.676      79.77    0.05

     BURMA       4.130     10.838     10.146     17.872     76.14    10.312     18.886     18.491     18.564      80.03    0.04

     REP SAF    17.583     17.615     16.728     15.720     -6.03    19.284     16.564     16.818     16.608     -13.88    0.04

     SLOVAK      9.241     13.532     10.755     11.859     10.26    11.600     15.889     15.486     14.636      26.17    0.03

     TNZANIA    15.163     13.321     12.047     13.178      9.38    13.556     14.894     14.442     14.451       6.60    0.03

     SLOVENI     9.798     12.329      9.931     11.511     15.91    10.620     13.080     13.158     13.909      30.97    0.03

     C RICA     20.770     17.240     15.661     12.279    -21.59    17.945     15.216     15.055     13.859     -22.77    0.03

     ROMANIA     7.194     11.267     10.639     12.574     18.19    11.113     12.606     12.725     13.203      18.80    0.03

     SWITZLD    10.548     11.817     10.928     11.391      4.24    11.636     11.660     12.585     12.280       5.54    0.03

     FINLAND     6.770     11.122     10.710     11.353      5.99    10.941     12.026     11.838     11.764       7.52    0.03

     N ZEAL     15.292     13.101     12.005     10.082    -16.01    12.706     11.799     11.348     11.178     -12.02    0.03

     ETHIOP      6.130      6.614      5.595     10.143     81.28     6.294      9.667     10.623     11.162      77.33    0.03

     MOROC      10.064     11.759     10.909      9.840     -9.80    11.890     10.637     10.749     10.690     -10.09    0.03

     AUSTRIA    12.830     14.988     14.599      9.416    -35.50    15.262      9.684      9.851      9.805     -35.76    0.02

     DENMARK     9.661     12.079     10.792      6.642    -38.46    11.423      8.172      7.917      7.929     -30.59    0.02

     HUNGARY     5.376      6.338      6.053      6.626      9.47     6.427      6.720      6.895      6.911       7.53    0.02

     BAHRAIN    13.125     13.879     13.217      6.211    -53.01    14.140      8.593      7.764      6.872     -51.40    0.02

     BULGAR      3.396      4.582      4.100      5.952     45.17     4.257      5.315      6.324      6.434      51.16    0.02

     IRELAND     4.818      4.544      4.003      4.464     11.53     4.407      4.498      4.460      5.006      13.59    0.01

     OMAN        2.039      3.709      3.612      3.986     10.33     3.787      4.285      3.846      4.082       7.80    0.01

     BELARUS     0.062      0.530      0.362      3.499    865.82     0.365      3.424      3.799      3.667     904.12    0.01

     GHANA       0.498      3.696      3.340      2.774    -16.96     3.524      3.824      3.487      3.129     -11.20    0.01

     UKRAINE     1.040      1.833      1.659      2.909     75.27     1.717      2.125      2.607      3.082      79.54    0.01

     MALTA       4.025      1.563      1.175      2.546    116.70     1.176      2.575      2.952      2.934     149.57    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.121      2.943      2.625      2.482     -5.42     3.185      2.767      2.647      2.801     -12.05    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.244      2.069      1.851      2.025      9.42     2.145      2.195      2.190      2.243       4.57    0.01

     NORWAY      1.195      1.387      1.118      1.785     59.60     1.349      1.861      1.894      2.054      52.29    0.00

     MAURIT      3.502      2.482      2.362      1.839    -22.13     2.603      1.990      2.001      1.960     -24.70    0.00

     MACAU       2.483      2.839      2.715      1.686    -37.91     2.758      1.462      1.731      1.810     -34.38    0.00

     TUNISIA     1.638      1.741      1.644      1.660      0.97     1.778      1.728      1.739      1.757      -1.15    0.00

     BOTSWAN     2.325      1.904      1.779      0.917    -48.44     2.050      1.121      1.146      1.042     -49.17    0.00

     SINGAPR     3.711      2.241      2.201      0.853    -61.24     3.070      0.839      0.880      0.894     -70.90    0.00

     MALAWI      1.347      1.871      1.550      0.320    -79.37     1.821      0.791      0.789      0.640     -64.82    0.00

     NIGERIA     1.208      2.896      2.896      0.335    -88.45     2.896      1.991      1.990      0.335     -88.45    0.00


     _WTO    39388.173  42955.830  39823.196  39547.260     -0.69 42948.944  42258.854  42409.108  42679.895      -0.63   99.96

     _ASEAN   4732.037   5205.057   4813.077   4731.158     -1.70  5196.782   5128.689   5126.879   5123.137      -1.42   12.00

     _OECD    4122.952   4555.846   4201.481   4386.272      4.40  4562.698   4703.306   4725.536   4740.637       3.90   11.10

     _W HEMI  4381.548   4412.749   4079.647   4288.642      5.12  4438.338   4594.168   4595.547   4621.745       4.13   10.82

     _NAFTA   2814.791   2787.563   2590.892   2697.955      4.13  2810.489   2875.720   2879.587   2894.627       2.99    6.78

     _EU28    1402.393   1617.047   1476.166   1547.870      4.86  1596.137   1667.037   1668.401   1688.751       5.80    3.96

     _EU27    1402.161   1616.585   1475.765   1547.503      4.86  1595.716   1666.631   1667.996   1688.323       5.80    3.95

     _CAFTA   1309.267   1355.342   1243.638   1325.099      6.55  1359.281   1422.824   1420.894   1436.803       5.70    3.37

     _SUB-SAH  173.936    169.584    153.040    152.985     -0.04   169.003    169.839    171.071    169.530       0.31    0.40

     _CBI       96.065    109.074     98.597    121.545     23.28   107.820    130.176    131.781    132.022      22.45    0.31

     _ANDEAN     4.121      2.943      2.625      2.482     -5.42     3.185      2.767      2.647      2.801     -12.05    0.01