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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 $$$

                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   50344.800  55058.648  51068.141  48391.578     -5.24 54929.456  52849.899  52466.194  52382.085      -4.64  100.00

     CHINA P 23192.045  25092.374  23370.801  20950.690    -10.36 25077.786  23021.521  22816.526  22672.264      -9.59   43.28

     VIETNAM  5174.080   6260.618   5792.553   5885.819      1.61  6180.833   6357.481   6355.151   6353.884       2.80   12.13

     INDNSIA  2318.915   2573.642   2393.687   2398.955      0.22  2560.858   2593.065   2576.050   2578.910       0.70    4.92

     MEXICO   2068.167   2107.676   1960.777   2023.253      3.19  2119.438   2103.319   2118.809   2170.153       2.39    4.14

     INDIA    1483.389   1651.851   1533.568   1594.579      3.98  1648.172   1697.434   1695.124   1712.862       3.92    3.27

     HONDURA  1184.468   1237.174   1138.160   1107.570     -2.69  1242.825   1214.688   1200.359   1206.583      -2.92    2.30

     BNGLDSH  1009.237   1254.557   1169.246   1106.864     -5.34  1241.249   1225.783   1184.948   1192.176      -3.95    2.28

     CAMBOD    929.062   1092.435   1015.264    907.878    -10.58  1082.747   1012.767    994.732    985.048      -9.02    1.88

     SRI LKA   757.277    978.246    888.750    890.441      0.19   961.614    982.511    973.082    979.937       1.91    1.87

     CANADA   1066.450   1010.557    941.323    894.086     -5.02  1028.097    970.916    965.307    963.320      -6.30    1.84

     SALVADR   813.411    881.126    812.599    888.310      9.32   886.964    950.298    949.220    956.836       7.88    1.83

     JORDAN    798.859    933.957    866.715    880.451      1.58   922.313    955.094    942.778    947.694       2.75    1.81

     TURKEY    621.234    709.192    655.175    687.577      4.95   712.262    740.004    746.271    741.593       4.12    1.42

     GUATMAL   524.250    592.587    540.706    625.492     15.68   586.014    657.347    664.540    677.373      15.59    1.29

     THAILND   697.047    742.387    686.388    607.028    -11.56   743.737    698.308    680.855    663.027     -10.85    1.27

     KOR REP   660.057    661.292    612.730    610.502     -0.36   672.102    652.377    658.159    659.063      -1.94    1.26

     CHINA T   726.421    749.938    694.943    586.560    -15.60   745.611    656.429    644.552    641.555     -13.96    1.22

     PHIL R    627.109    666.158    611.580    553.669     -9.47   658.048    612.694    609.423    608.247      -7.57    1.16

     ITALY     580.957    581.753    527.882    497.302     -5.79   580.967    565.478    561.983    551.172      -5.13    1.05

     EGYPT     514.184    575.915    530.236    467.271    -11.87   576.426    528.359    509.383    512.950     -11.01    0.98

     NICARAG   494.771    463.920    426.842    461.827      8.20   468.340    500.475    497.219    498.905       6.53    0.95

     DOM REP   309.646    352.939    322.198    307.879     -4.44   352.039    341.224    335.653    338.620      -3.81    0.65

     JAPAN     305.330    309.625    283.300    300.083      5.92   307.769    319.467    324.752    326.408       6.06    0.62

     GERMANY   312.945    292.945    272.667    274.595      0.71   297.422    290.702    291.020    294.873      -0.86    0.56

     HAITI     202.668    234.483    213.808    269.816     26.20   232.169    283.440    289.433    290.491      25.12    0.55

     PAKISTN   265.965    256.240    235.555    182.735    -22.42   258.242    213.776    204.645    203.420     -21.23    0.39

     LESOTHO   176.531    188.284    171.789    175.730      2.29   183.433    185.845    195.062    192.225       4.79    0.37

     KENYA     202.951    199.536    180.760    158.069    -12.55   196.765    181.532    173.405    176.845     -10.12    0.34

     FRANCE    170.779    155.137    141.755    128.520     -9.34   156.364    145.450    144.367    141.902      -9.25    0.27

     ISRAEL    204.491    172.387    161.867    123.999    -23.39   177.128    141.980    136.637    134.519     -24.06    0.26

     COLOMB    121.541    141.017    128.696    120.273     -6.54   140.209    132.964    132.091    132.594      -5.43    0.25

     U KING    114.241    128.557    117.793    112.126     -4.81   127.563    124.857    124.267    122.890      -3.66    0.23

     MALAYSA   169.193    181.978    172.927    113.795    -34.19   186.271    127.809    125.580    122.847     -34.05    0.23

     HG KONG    81.709    108.135     97.105    107.664     10.87   103.720    124.238    121.258    118.694      14.44    0.23

     PERU       99.727     90.529     85.278    106.946     25.41    90.320    104.246    110.710    112.198      24.22    0.21

     BELGIUM   107.804    105.508     96.676    101.513      5.00   104.480    109.922    112.381    110.345       5.61    0.21

     PORTUGL   101.262    109.943     98.161     93.301     -4.95   106.373    107.025    106.086    105.083      -1.21    0.20

     NETHLDS    90.559     79.991     73.563     78.824      7.15    79.758     81.024     83.713     85.251       6.89    0.16

     ROMANIA    71.778     76.270     70.773     76.787      8.50    76.313     83.201     82.381     82.284       7.82    0.16

     SPAIN      53.443     57.288     52.205     59.930     14.80    56.129     64.176     64.571     65.013      15.83    0.12

     MOROC      77.517     74.318     68.471     59.150    -13.61    73.323     65.311     64.885     64.997     -11.36    0.12

     BURMA      10.535     33.265     30.852     58.587     89.90    31.503     61.204     60.377     61.000      93.63    0.12

     LUXMBRG    33.296     82.294     75.669     52.007    -31.27    78.554     83.926     62.274     58.632     -25.36    0.11

     POLAND     46.807     46.507     41.204     47.203     14.56    45.406     51.573     51.529     52.506      15.64    0.10

     MADAGAS    11.323     27.935     24.855     48.854     96.55    26.079     47.279     50.821     51.934      99.14    0.10

     SWITZLD    40.403     40.684     37.661     38.424      2.03    41.338     40.628     41.497     41.448       0.27    0.08

     BULGAR     33.996     33.086     30.293     36.943     21.95    32.070     37.681     39.525     39.736      23.91    0.08

     BAHRAIN    90.045     91.158     86.860     31.781    -63.41    93.348     49.745     42.763     36.079     -61.35    0.07

     S ARAB     39.932     32.551     30.698     32.898      7.17    34.775     33.226     35.059     34.752      -0.07    0.07

     BRAZIL     38.518     35.354     32.504     30.238     -6.97    36.009     35.289     34.434     33.088      -8.11    0.06

     ARAB EM    45.794     38.222     34.617     28.673    -17.17    38.752     34.434     33.146     32.278     -16.70    0.06

     AUSTRAL    23.934     32.241     29.285     25.699    -12.25    31.113     30.157     29.569     28.655      -7.90    0.05

     C RICA     38.897     38.141     34.881     24.972    -28.41    38.635     31.081     30.147     28.232     -26.93    0.05

     CZECH      31.870     32.319     30.515     26.159    -14.27    33.286     27.753     27.837     27.963     -15.99    0.05

     TNZANIA    14.701     23.476     21.125     25.391     20.19    22.724     28.351     27.495     27.741      22.08    0.05

     TUNISIA    28.201     27.830     26.215     21.499    -17.99    28.331     23.293     23.141     23.114     -18.41    0.04

     SWEDEN     24.306     20.730     19.244     19.678      2.25    21.553     22.407     21.411     21.164      -1.80    0.04

     ETHIOP      8.248      9.371      8.134     16.734    105.71     8.794     15.987     17.466     17.970     104.35    0.03

     AUSTRIA    22.629     21.266     20.028     16.609    -17.07    21.915     17.756     17.028     17.848     -18.56    0.03

     HUNGARY    17.233     19.446     18.178     16.195    -10.91    19.329     18.101     17.668     17.462      -9.66    0.03

     RUSSIA      2.055      6.915      5.687     16.119    183.42     5.905     18.710     18.078     17.346     193.74    0.03

     SLOVENI    14.879     17.036     14.697     14.812      0.78    15.654     16.777     16.463     17.151       9.56    0.03

     OMAN        5.708      8.032      7.649     16.509    115.83     8.254     13.802     15.745     16.892     104.65    0.03

     DENMARK    14.358     15.767     14.080     12.420    -11.79    15.095     14.075     14.116     14.107      -6.55    0.03

     REP SAF    12.936     14.405     13.326     12.536     -5.93    14.993     13.607     13.369     13.615      -9.19    0.03

     SLOVAK     10.159     11.581      9.913     11.486     15.87    10.613     12.729     12.667     13.154      23.95    0.03

     N ZEAL     11.424     11.004     10.245      9.950     -2.88    11.041     10.784     10.550     10.708      -3.01    0.02

     MAURIT     12.557     10.009      9.351      9.522      1.83    10.649      9.735      9.984     10.180      -4.40    0.02

     GREECE     10.852     10.579     10.155      9.020    -11.18    10.638      9.762      9.669      9.444     -11.22    0.02

     UKRAINE     6.519      9.013      8.070      8.200      1.61     8.824      8.518      8.821      9.142       3.61    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.893      8.422      7.916      7.946      0.37     9.351      8.348      8.371      8.452      -9.62    0.02

     LATVIA     14.205     10.659     10.417      7.934    -23.84    10.988      8.070      7.787      8.175     -25.60    0.02

     FINLAND     5.218      9.505      9.159      6.271    -31.54     9.530      7.075      6.813      6.616     -30.58    0.01

     GHANA       0.544      6.467      5.715      5.728      0.22     5.898      7.735      7.186      6.480       9.86    0.01

     IRELAND     7.590      7.518      6.913      5.055    -26.87     7.393      5.704      5.277      5.661     -23.43    0.01

     BOTSWAN     8.754      8.251      7.546      4.273    -43.38     8.508      5.418      5.561      4.978     -41.49    0.01

     BELARUS     0.164      1.699      1.249      3.851    208.41     1.254      4.648      4.721      4.301     242.90    0.01

     MACAU       5.048      4.789      4.378      3.002    -31.45     4.543      3.159      3.261      3.412     -24.89    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.364      3.471      3.079      2.891     -6.10     3.594      3.494      3.428      3.283      -8.66    0.01

     MALAWI      4.037      6.009      4.878      1.221    -74.97     5.702      2.860      2.862      2.352     -58.75    0.00

     SINGAPR    14.789      7.310      7.169      2.116    -70.49     8.125      2.386      2.376      2.257     -72.22    0.00

     NORWAY      1.538      1.567      1.487      1.060    -28.70     1.652      1.234      1.136      1.140     -31.01    0.00

     MALTA       1.905      0.721      0.630      0.909     44.15     0.639      0.946      1.017      1.000      56.45    0.00

     NIGERIA     0.389      0.501      0.500      0.054    -89.12     0.500      0.331      0.329      0.055     -89.06    0.00


     _WTO    50324.103  55036.717  51048.717  48361.221     -5.26 54907.900  52819.344  52433.478  52349.221      -4.66   99.94

     _ASEAN   9948.690  11563.993  10716.402  10531.538     -1.73 11459.167  11469.832  11408.683  11379.129      -0.70   21.72

     _W HEMI  6974.884   7195.723   6646.759   6870.204      3.36  7231.296   7336.086   7339.096   7419.168       2.60   14.16

     _OECD    4171.588   4243.789   3913.954   3824.395     -2.29  4269.560   4193.095   4174.734   4154.231      -2.70    7.93

     _CAFTA   3365.442   3565.886   3275.386   3416.049      4.29  3574.817   3695.113   3677.138   3706.549       3.69    7.08

     _NAFTA   3134.617   3118.233   2902.099   2917.339      0.53  3147.535   3074.235   3084.116   3133.473      -0.45    5.98

     _EU28    1909.777   1943.328   1778.398   1721.424     -3.20  1936.100   1923.106   1898.594   1886.354      -2.57    3.60

     _EU27    1905.437   1936.691   1772.249   1716.202     -3.16  1929.411   1917.039   1892.739   1880.644      -2.53    3.59

     _SUB-SAH  490.043    495.885    449.614    459.530      2.21   490.040    500.541    505.438    505.801       3.22    0.97

     _CBI      205.536    236.674    215.623    271.838     26.07   234.282    285.945    291.979    292.889      25.02    0.56

     _ANDEAN     4.364      3.471      3.079      2.891     -6.10     3.594      3.494      3.428      3.283      -8.66    0.01