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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 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    1354.660   1411.358   1307.513   1296.970     -0.81  1422.204   1380.643   1397.254   1400.814      -1.50  100.00

     CHINA P   317.026    370.566    341.493    362.167      6.05   368.685    384.070    387.849    391.240       6.12   27.93

     VIETNAM   204.599    195.527    182.666    154.273    -15.54   203.581    173.807    172.006    167.133     -17.90   11.93

     CHINA T   152.286    163.638    153.030    142.392     -6.95   161.901    148.599    152.431    153.000      -5.50   10.92

     KOR REP   118.811    128.946    119.307    117.308     -1.68   131.799    126.678    126.849    126.946      -3.68    9.06

     JAPAN     106.380    111.173    102.161    114.154     11.74   108.527    117.060    120.562    123.165      13.49    8.79

     MEXICO     90.295     89.090     82.614     88.448      7.06    89.432     94.382     95.013     94.924       6.14    6.78

     CANADA    107.102     93.137     86.430     81.811     -5.34    95.885     86.215     87.398     88.518      -7.68    6.32

     GERMANY    32.755     27.067     25.770     33.929     31.66    27.781     32.545     34.498     35.226      26.80    2.51

     INDIA      19.955     22.225     20.142     25.565     26.92    22.042     26.597     26.770     27.648      25.44    1.97

     SWITZLD    27.059     26.073     24.150     25.366      5.04    26.986     26.406     27.212     27.289       1.12    1.95

     ITALY      21.518     20.705     18.850     19.413      2.99    21.356     21.557     21.908     21.268      -0.41    1.52

     U KING     14.251     17.525     16.402     15.291     -6.77    17.612     15.951     16.686     16.414      -6.80    1.17

     TURKEY     13.836     15.633     14.050     13.528     -3.71    15.816     14.273     15.254     15.111      -4.45    1.08

     FRANCE     16.108     15.634     14.422     12.536    -13.08    15.691     14.075     14.043     13.747     -12.39    0.98

     SPAIN       7.783     10.433      9.227     10.895     18.07     9.748     11.419     11.796     12.100      24.13    0.86

     N ZEAL      9.089     10.292      9.475      8.664     -8.56    10.195      9.669      9.345      9.481      -7.00    0.68

     THAILND    10.985      8.290      7.579      7.364     -2.84     8.700      8.831      8.512      8.075      -7.18    0.58

     INDNSIA     2.195      3.100      2.863      7.784    171.85     3.073      7.147      7.707      8.020     160.99    0.57

     NETHLDS     7.098      6.216      5.548      5.789      4.35     6.084      6.509      6.514      6.458       6.13    0.46

     LUXMBRG     3.024      2.035      1.864      5.364    187.85     2.165      5.100      5.344      5.536     155.72    0.40

     AUSTRAL     4.084      5.517      4.841      4.279    -11.61     5.171      4.932      4.999      4.955      -4.18    0.35

     BELGIUM     4.427      4.978      4.483      4.335     -3.29     4.862      4.670      4.490      4.830      -0.66    0.34

     CAMBOD      1.103      3.303      3.049      3.546     16.32     3.253      4.139      4.268      3.800      16.82    0.27

     SLOVAK      1.406      1.953      1.612      2.600     61.34     1.751      2.778      2.760      2.941      68.00    0.21

     PERU        1.849      2.544      2.401      2.712     12.93     2.535      2.559      2.607      2.855      12.60    0.20

     AUSTRIA     3.525      2.876      2.635      2.526     -4.11     2.844      3.019      2.737      2.767      -2.69    0.20

     PORTUGL     3.802      5.269      4.879      2.362    -51.58     5.022      3.134      3.008      2.752     -45.19    0.20

     REP SAF     4.271      3.544      3.317      2.512    -24.24     3.861      2.688      2.782      2.740     -29.04    0.20

     ROMANIA     1.008      1.443      1.342      2.088     55.63     1.402      1.946      2.211      2.189      56.17    0.16

     CZECH       4.093      2.815      2.731      1.906    -30.23     2.809      2.249      2.089      1.989     -29.18    0.14

     ISRAEL     26.185     21.901     21.680      1.689    -92.21    23.746      2.019      1.914      1.910     -91.96    0.14

     COLOMB      1.555      2.411      2.326      1.762    -24.26     2.695      1.855      1.969      1.847     -31.48    0.13

     PHIL R      1.616      1.972      1.924      1.431    -25.63     1.972      1.544      1.496      1.479     -25.00    0.11

     SALVADR     1.179      1.415      1.229      1.252      1.93     1.305      1.530      1.469      1.439      10.31    0.10

     HG KONG     1.747      1.708      1.415      1.031    -27.13     1.476      1.486      1.430      1.324     -10.26    0.09

     DENMARK     1.325      1.054      0.970      1.130     16.52     1.182      1.087      1.171      1.214       2.75    0.09

     EGYPT       1.609      1.520      1.410      0.535    -62.08     1.411      0.847      0.749      0.645     -54.28    0.05

     MACAU       0.993      1.597      1.581      0.580    -63.31     1.596      0.658      0.580      0.595     -62.68    0.04

     PAKISTN     0.663      0.845      0.763      0.468    -38.65     0.774      0.644      0.623      0.550     -28.99    0.04

     SWEDEN      0.909      0.499      0.461      0.472      2.40     0.532      0.561      0.542      0.510      -4.12    0.04

     MALAYSA     0.313      0.264      0.230      0.463    101.31     0.256      0.314      0.389      0.497      94.59    0.04


     _WTO     1354.599   1411.303   1307.473   1296.895     -0.81  1422.153   1380.543   1397.163   1400.725      -1.51   99.99

     _OECD     402.059    398.800    368.514    368.150     -0.10   405.788    391.173    397.001    398.436      -1.81   28.44

     _W HEMI   204.309    190.123    176.289    178.770      1.41   193.321    189.261    191.295    192.605      -0.37   13.75

     _ASEAN    220.845    212.494    198.349    174.949    -11.80   220.872    195.836    194.448    189.094     -14.39   13.50

     _NAFTA    197.398    182.226    169.043    170.259      0.72   185.317    180.597    182.412    183.442      -1.01   13.10

     _EU27     124.355    121.919    112.508    121.377      7.88   122.333    127.367    130.565    130.787       6.91    9.34

     _EU28     124.362    121.919    112.508    121.377      7.88   122.333    127.367    130.565    130.787       6.91    9.34

     _CAFTA      2.978      2.518      2.105      3.535     67.92     2.334      3.734      3.804      3.948      69.13    0.28

     _SUB-SAH    4.280      3.572      3.344      2.555    -23.60     3.889      2.730      2.825      2.782     -28.46    0.20