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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         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    1213.594   1320.306   1214.553   1223.478      0.73  1313.216   1352.943   1331.033   1329.231       1.22  100.00

     CHINA P   250.709    281.094    257.648    254.026     -1.41   279.359    271.173    274.624    277.472      -0.68   20.87

     GERMANY   139.706    137.390    128.890    128.528     -0.28   139.829    136.449    135.660    137.028      -2.00   10.31

     CANADA    115.308    127.585    118.627    114.737     -3.28   127.100    125.342    124.304    123.696      -2.68    9.31

     JAPAN     104.713    102.164     93.933     91.106     -3.01   103.772     99.288    100.042     99.336      -4.27    7.47

     ITALY      47.174     75.237     67.811     72.435      6.82    71.261     80.306     80.473     79.861      12.07    6.01

     MEXICO     79.037     59.926     55.087     60.779     10.33    60.653     62.781     64.477     65.618       8.19    4.94

     ISRAEL     82.456     70.031     63.842     54.765    -14.22    69.856     65.600     62.070     60.954     -12.74    4.59

     INDIA      37.903     43.121     38.743     49.309     27.27    42.097     54.465     54.549     53.687      27.53    4.04

     LUXMBRG    30.264     80.254     73.800     46.633    -36.81    76.384     78.815     56.920     53.087     -30.50    3.99

     CHINA T    38.087     40.048     36.976     43.433     17.46    40.319     44.415     44.422     46.505      15.34    3.50

     TURKEY     29.278     37.812     35.638     43.549     22.20    37.782     45.488     46.311     45.723      21.02    3.44

     KOR REP    30.392     31.750     29.453     33.351     13.23    31.774     34.904     35.100     35.648      12.19    2.68

     FRANCE     45.666     32.259     29.812     29.862      0.17    32.732     32.552     32.372     32.309      -1.29    2.43

     U KING     21.850     25.334     23.933     22.848     -4.53    25.633     26.474     25.198     24.250      -5.40    1.82

     THAILND    19.707     19.811     18.009     21.377     18.70    19.989     22.479     22.609     23.180      15.96    1.74

     POLAND     17.826     19.022     16.918     20.055     18.55    17.956     21.457     21.928     22.160      23.41    1.67

     NETHLDS    17.509     20.641     19.419     20.061      3.31    22.091     20.247     21.089     21.284      -3.65    1.60

     BRAZIL     22.045     19.916     18.314     15.398    -15.92    20.134     18.924     18.058     17.000     -15.57    1.28

     RUSSIA      0.000      4.999      3.848     15.200    295.02     3.848     17.604     17.077     16.351     324.93    1.23

     SWEDEN     13.378     13.145     12.106     12.962      7.07    13.431     14.832     13.868     14.000       4.24    1.05

     CZECH      10.683      7.793      7.152     10.517     47.05     8.218     10.492     10.784     11.158      35.78    0.84

     AUSTRAL     7.238     11.247     10.073      8.046    -20.12    10.670      9.865      9.749      9.220     -13.59    0.69

     S ARAB      2.036      7.222      6.791      8.464     24.63     7.044      8.527      8.907      8.895      26.27    0.67

     SPAIN       8.258      5.854      5.313      7.395     39.18     5.873      8.337      7.999      7.936      35.13    0.60

     SLOVENI     5.333      6.775      5.317      6.359     19.60     5.645      7.148      7.263      7.817      38.46    0.59

     FINLAND     3.432      5.008      4.829      4.602     -4.70     4.961      5.064      4.811      4.781      -3.64    0.36

     BELGIUM     6.157      4.543      4.325      4.092     -5.38     5.555      3.556      4.190      4.310     -22.41    0.32

     DENMARK     5.772      6.298      5.423      2.848    -47.48     5.582      4.300      4.031      3.724     -33.29    0.28

     IRELAND     4.459      3.542      3.012      3.087      2.48     3.012      3.339      3.333      3.617      20.07    0.27

     INDNSIA     2.909      2.949      2.787      2.489    -10.70     2.953      2.622      2.566      2.650     -10.25    0.20

     HG KONG     2.123      1.901      1.806      2.166     19.97     1.956      2.514      2.282      2.261      15.57    0.17

     SWITZLD     1.471      2.028      1.908      1.971      3.28     1.954      1.740      2.025      2.091       7.00    0.16

     AUSTRIA     1.299      2.343      2.301      1.460    -36.55     2.424      1.475      1.459      1.502     -38.04    0.11

     COLOMB      0.390      0.357      0.323      1.080    234.70     0.349      1.179      1.121      1.114     219.27    0.08

     REP SAF     0.578      0.801      0.693      0.981     41.53     0.789      1.222      1.153      1.089      37.95    0.08

     PERU        0.428      0.340      0.253      0.946    273.45     0.253      1.014      1.274      1.033     307.66    0.08

     GREECE      0.785      0.795      0.743      0.808      8.70     0.743      0.769      0.951      0.860      15.66    0.06

     DOM REP     0.747      0.849      0.813      0.709    -12.78     0.941      0.739      0.731      0.745     -20.80    0.06

     HUNGARY     1.862      0.720      0.681      0.670     -1.71     0.783      0.623      0.647      0.708      -9.61    0.05

     MALAYSA     0.612      2.769      2.769      0.583    -78.94     2.769      0.457      0.619      0.583     -78.94    0.04

     MCDONIA     0.577      0.250      0.223      0.417     87.22     0.312      0.395      0.420      0.444      42.45    0.03

     PAKISTN     0.268      0.505      0.462      0.335    -27.54     0.476      0.481      0.382      0.378     -20.70    0.03

     VIETNAM     0.413      0.342      0.342      0.234    -31.50     0.377      0.207      0.223      0.234     -37.82    0.02

     VENEZ       0.000      0.076      0.058      0.130    124.45     0.058      0.113      0.148      0.148     156.19    0.01

     NORWAY      0.230      0.069      0.057      0.102     77.21     0.074      0.100      0.105      0.113      52.68    0.01

     EGYPT       0.043      0.262      0.262      0.076    -71.14     0.262      0.074      0.073      0.076     -71.14    0.01

     PHIL R      0.410      0.588      0.588      0.045    -92.27     0.591      0.343      0.024      0.045     -92.30    0.00


     _WTO     1213.141   1320.172   1214.448   1223.412      0.74  1313.111   1352.860   1330.960   1329.136       1.22   99.99

     _OECD     560.032    651.027    602.582    590.849     -1.95   646.177    666.853    643.599    639.294      -1.07   48.10

     _EU27     382.380    448.341    413.173    396.755     -3.97   443.585    457.738    434.527    431.923      -2.63   32.49

     _EU28     382.380    448.341    413.173    396.755     -3.97   443.585    457.738    434.527    431.923      -2.63   32.49

     _W HEMI   218.211    209.468    193.854    194.105      0.13   209.925    210.477    210.461    209.719      -0.10   15.78

     _NAFTA    194.345    187.511    173.714    175.517      1.04   187.753    188.123    188.781    189.314       0.83   14.24

     _ASEAN     24.099     26.472     24.504     24.762      1.05    26.689     26.148     26.081     26.730       0.15    2.01

     _SUB-SAH    0.644      0.802      0.694      0.983     41.61     0.790      1.224      1.156      1.091      38.03    0.08

     _CAFTA      0.976      1.228      1.154      0.993    -13.99     1.340      1.079      1.035      1.067     -20.40    0.08