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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      34.934     37.438     35.316     27.476    -22.20    38.928     29.698     29.700     29.598     -23.97  100.00

     ITALY       8.356      7.224      6.675      6.842      2.50     7.756      7.418      7.299      7.391      -4.71   24.97

     KOR REP     6.673      9.726      9.363      6.433    -31.30    10.221      6.281      6.679      6.795     -33.51   22.96

     CHINA P     5.240      5.635      5.175      3.964    -23.40     5.993      4.416      4.320      4.424     -26.18   14.95

     CANADA      7.314      5.726      5.469      4.150    -24.11     5.878      4.611      4.529      4.408     -25.01   14.89

     JAPAN       3.101      4.201      3.974      3.327    -16.27     4.179      3.598      3.715      3.555     -14.94   12.01

     INDIA       1.755      2.906      2.807      1.126    -59.88     2.907      1.506      1.337      1.225     -57.85    4.14


     _WTO       34.896     37.438     35.316     27.475    -22.20    38.928     29.696     29.698     29.597     -23.97  100.00

     _OECD      24.350     24.043     22.744     18.465    -18.82    25.204     19.546     19.666     19.764     -21.59   66.77

     _EU27       9.621      8.173      7.520      7.554      0.45     8.671      8.334      8.146      8.206      -5.36   27.73

     _EU28       9.621      8.173      7.520      7.554      0.45     8.671      8.334      8.146      8.206      -5.36   27.73

     _W HEMI     7.472      5.971      5.711      4.434    -22.36     6.135      4.946      4.840      4.694     -23.49   15.86

     _NAFTA      7.314      5.794      5.535      4.268    -22.89     5.944      4.775      4.664      4.527     -23.83   15.30