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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                         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     101.023     96.620     91.813     67.175    -26.84    99.921     73.865     72.538     71.982     -27.96  100.00

     INDNSIA    38.829     39.509     37.826     23.446    -38.02    40.833     26.289     25.261     25.130     -38.46   34.91

     INDIA      11.806     13.317     12.510     12.823      2.50    13.797     13.965     13.805     13.630      -1.21   18.93

     CANADA     16.705     12.054     11.203     10.436     -6.84    12.124     11.267     11.280     11.288      -6.89   15.68

     CHINA P    13.665     12.015     11.520      5.543    -51.88    12.500      6.064      5.974      6.039     -51.69    8.39

     TURKEY      4.785      3.749      3.655      2.916    -20.22     4.166      2.750      2.963      3.010     -27.74    4.18

     ROMANIA     0.817      2.653      2.558      2.070    -19.07     2.612      2.197      2.129      2.165     -17.12    3.01

     SPAIN       1.410      2.395      2.255      1.858    -17.59     2.370      1.906      1.830      1.998     -15.71    2.78

     THAILND     0.714      1.134      1.009      1.472     45.92     1.034      1.742      1.623      1.598      54.50    2.22

     GERMANY     1.026      1.058      1.058      1.477     39.65     1.311      1.371      1.604      1.477      12.69    2.05

     ITALY       0.231      0.557      0.420      1.229    192.71     0.423      1.537      1.381      1.366     222.87    1.90

     VIETNAM     4.332      2.193      2.170      0.780    -64.06     2.540      0.749      0.787      0.804     -68.36    1.12

     PHIL R      3.064      2.530      2.461      0.708    -71.21     2.654      0.978      0.919      0.778     -70.69    1.08

     MEXICO      1.186      0.711      0.694      0.662     -4.56     0.860      0.651      0.654      0.679     -21.01    0.94


     _WTO      101.023     96.620     91.813     67.175    -26.84    99.921     73.865     72.538     71.982     -27.96  100.00

     _ASEAN     46.939     45.428     43.526     26.407    -39.33    47.122     29.758     28.590     28.309     -39.92   39.33

     _OECD      25.560     21.672     20.328     18.971     -6.67    22.219     20.345     20.500     20.315      -8.57   28.22

     _W HEMI    17.946     12.771     11.902     11.100     -6.73    12.989     11.921     11.937     11.969      -7.85   16.63

     _NAFTA     17.890     12.765     11.896     11.098     -6.71    12.984     11.919     11.935     11.967      -7.83   16.63

     _EU27       4.420      8.240      7.719      7.323     -5.13     8.179      8.237      8.040      7.844      -4.09   10.90

     _EU28       4.420      8.240      7.719      7.323     -5.13     8.179      8.237      8.040      7.844      -4.09   10.90