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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         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     260.262    274.536    253.898    222.337    -12.43   276.760    249.097    245.432    242.975     -12.21  100.00

     MEXICO     57.239     58.721     54.791     55.907      2.04    58.746     61.370     60.973     59.837       1.86   24.63

     CHINA P    39.122     46.625     43.448     37.211    -14.36    47.210     39.951     39.892     40.388     -14.45   16.62

     CHINA T    35.158     40.782     38.185     35.333     -7.47    41.790     40.271     38.177     37.929      -9.24   15.61

     PORTUGL    25.782     27.450     24.290     17.276    -28.88    27.063     20.540     20.523     20.436     -24.49    8.41

     FRANCE     11.858     11.580     10.719      8.921    -16.78    11.699     10.503     10.194      9.782     -16.39    4.03

     CANADA     10.276      9.258      8.617      7.785     -9.66     9.279      8.721      8.888      8.426      -9.19    3.47

     JAPAN      11.169      9.763      8.711      6.031    -30.76    10.048      7.931      7.850      7.083     -29.51    2.92

     VIETNAM     7.837      9.351      8.594      5.966    -30.58     9.291      7.075      6.804      6.723     -27.64    2.77

     INDIA       7.667      7.102      6.578      6.118     -6.99     7.329      6.026      6.281      6.642      -9.37    2.73

     ITALY       9.817      7.017      6.543      4.452    -31.96     7.138      5.125      5.075      4.926     -30.99    2.03

     POLAND      0.244      1.040      0.342      3.152    822.49     0.554      3.184      3.330      3.850     594.72    1.58

     KOR REP     4.117      4.560      4.129      3.113    -24.61     4.571      3.720      3.457      3.543     -22.48    1.46

     GERMANY     3.227      3.690      3.296      3.120     -5.35     3.465      3.667      3.540      3.514       1.42    1.45

     TURKEY      4.012      5.463      5.210      3.132    -39.88     5.553      3.630      3.342      3.385     -39.03    1.39

     THAILND     1.717      3.103      2.947      3.154      7.01     3.213      3.756      3.553      3.310       3.01    1.36

     PHIL R      4.095      4.054      3.861      2.679    -30.62     4.253      3.176      2.978      2.872     -32.47    1.18

     HUNGARY     0.672      1.418      1.360      2.379     74.91     1.378      2.235      2.386      2.437      76.84    1.00

     CZECH       2.170      5.998      5.813      2.085    -64.13     6.265      2.201      2.211      2.270     -63.77    0.93

     ISRAEL      1.000      2.135      2.135      1.810    -15.23     2.202      1.808      1.808      1.810     -17.82    0.74

     C RICA      3.040      1.925      1.694      1.575     -7.02     2.153      1.753      1.925      1.807     -16.09    0.74

     U KING      1.103      2.309      2.007      1.415    -29.48     2.045      2.078      1.844      1.717     -16.04    0.71

     INDNSIA     3.320      1.684      1.563      1.557     -0.40     1.835      1.677      1.655      1.678      -8.58    0.69

     GUATMAL     2.782      2.201      2.193      1.487    -32.21     2.273      1.675      1.532      1.494     -34.26    0.61

     HONDURA     1.325      1.090      1.020      0.494    -51.57     1.122      0.644      0.598      0.564     -49.70    0.23


     _WTO      260.114    274.442    253.822    222.249    -12.44   276.669    248.951    245.322    242.868     -12.22   99.96

     _W HEMI    76.459     75.248     70.229     68.996     -1.76    75.592     76.187     76.064     74.015      -2.09   30.46

     _NAFTA     67.515     67.980     63.408     63.691      0.45    68.025     70.091     69.861     68.263       0.35   28.09

     _OECD      79.826     82.222     74.670     58.700    -21.39    81.614     67.396     66.720     66.253     -18.82   27.27

     _EU27      61.837     63.583     57.323     45.982    -19.78    62.856     52.740     52.280     52.243     -16.89   21.50

     _EU28      61.837     63.583     57.323     45.982    -19.78    62.856     52.740     52.280     52.243     -16.89   21.50

     _ASEAN     16.993     18.197     16.971     13.427    -20.88    18.596     15.747     15.061     14.654     -21.20    6.03

     _CAFTA      7.147      5.230      4.921      3.569    -27.49     5.561      4.081      4.067      3.877     -30.28    1.60