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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     222.260    234.340    217.493    178.436    -17.96   238.989    195.863    197.058    195.283     -18.29  100.00

     TURKEY     69.382     74.594     68.975     47.746    -30.78    76.486     52.276     53.897     53.365     -30.23   27.33

     CANADA     45.455     44.141     42.050     35.332    -15.98    46.672     38.499     37.822     37.422     -19.82   19.16

     CHINA P    37.087     40.066     36.952     33.741     -8.69    40.652     36.417     36.945     36.855      -9.34   18.87

     MEXICO     19.313     19.796     18.414     15.464    -16.02    20.173     16.694     16.983     16.847     -16.49    8.63

     GERMANY     9.484     11.384     10.543      7.588    -28.03    11.288      8.682      8.709      8.429     -25.33    4.32

     ITALY       4.699      5.154      4.847      5.411     11.64     5.194      5.962      5.819      5.718      10.10    2.93

     JAPAN       4.310      4.522      4.297      4.577      6.50     4.604      4.353      4.573      4.801       4.28    2.46

     INDIA       5.053      7.134      6.285      3.806    -39.45     6.712      5.459      4.962      4.655     -30.65    2.38

     THAILND     3.809      3.972      3.478      3.627      4.28     3.746      4.028      3.944      4.121      10.03    2.11

     U KING      1.645      1.910      1.732      1.563     -9.73     1.870      1.613      1.691      1.741      -6.89    0.89

     HONDURA     0.536      0.571      0.483      0.693     43.62     0.523      0.585      0.594      0.781      49.45    0.40

     INDNSIA     0.348      0.289      0.253      0.447     77.12     0.271      0.435      0.436      0.484      78.81    0.25

     KOR REP     0.983      0.606      0.520      0.311    -40.30     0.624      0.443      0.393      0.397     -36.46    0.20


     _WTO      222.246    234.321    217.474    178.382    -17.98   238.969    195.855    197.004    195.229     -18.30   99.97

     _OECD     143.430    150.394    140.339    107.332    -23.52   154.850    118.445    119.268    117.386     -24.19   60.11

     _W HEMI    68.200     67.562     63.671     55.609    -12.66    70.372     60.375     59.907     59.500     -15.45   30.47

     _NAFTA     64.768     63.937     60.464     50.796    -15.99    66.844     55.193     54.805     54.270     -18.81   27.79

     _EU28      27.543     30.916     28.670     25.787    -10.05    30.940     28.984     28.930     28.033      -9.40   14.36

     _EU27      27.516     30.849     28.603     25.772     -9.90    30.874     28.968     28.914     28.018      -9.25   14.35

     _ASEAN      4.637      4.726      4.175      4.390      5.16     4.495      4.812      4.737      4.941       9.91    2.53

     _CAFTA      0.628      0.690      0.602      2.164    259.27     0.644      2.083      2.064      2.252     249.43    1.15