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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT 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     629.287    647.701    601.296    543.587     -9.60   652.014    601.456    592.080    589.991      -9.51  100.00

     INDIA     139.734    146.978    137.712    128.017     -7.04   148.328    139.708    137.017    137.283      -7.45   23.27

     CHINA P   126.113    132.671    122.107    116.012     -4.99   131.850    125.969    124.677    126.576      -4.00   21.45

     CANADA     53.612     43.306     40.536     39.798     -1.82    44.684     42.638     42.627     42.568      -4.74    7.22

     TURKEY     32.249     46.771     43.766     32.708    -25.27    46.650     39.493     36.971     35.712     -23.45    6.05

     CHINA T    41.321     44.945     41.857     31.987    -23.58    45.156     37.261     35.060     35.075     -22.32    5.94

     S ARAB     36.770     24.543     23.147     23.898      3.24    26.821     24.263     25.740     25.293      -5.70    4.29

     ARAB EM    35.439     29.134     26.359     21.323    -19.11    29.605     26.606     25.193     24.098     -18.60    4.08

     KOR REP    20.830     24.104     22.511     20.001    -11.15    24.347     21.070     21.357     21.593     -11.31    3.66

     THAILND    21.110     22.868     21.038     18.176    -13.60    23.066     21.250     21.255     20.007     -13.26    3.39

     JAPAN      15.865     15.027     13.589     14.620      7.58    15.165     15.451     15.681     16.058       5.89    2.72

     VIETNAM    16.102     18.774     17.456     14.286    -18.16    18.598     16.043     15.769     15.604     -16.10    2.64

     MEXICO     12.977     12.706     12.022      9.794    -18.54    12.830     10.618     10.400     10.477     -18.34    1.78

     U KING     12.016     12.428     11.372      8.764    -22.94    12.416     10.280      9.907      9.819     -20.92    1.66

     ITALY       7.840     10.049      9.156      8.592     -6.16     9.881      9.542      9.894      9.486      -4.00    1.61

     NETHLDS     8.863      9.497      8.887      8.532     -4.01     9.372      9.601      9.345      9.141      -2.47    1.55

     BELGIUM     8.324     10.062      9.495      6.647    -29.99     9.863      7.659      7.429      7.214     -26.86    1.22

     GERMANY     9.798      7.421      6.736      6.427     -4.60     7.046      6.790      6.914      7.111       0.93    1.21

     GREECE      7.747      7.690      7.420      6.122    -17.49     7.703      6.999      6.651      6.392     -17.02    1.08

     COLOMB      4.613      6.695      6.070      4.023    -33.72     6.417      5.168      4.852      4.648     -27.57    0.79

     GUATMAL     1.820      2.729      2.364      2.191     -7.33     2.706      3.094      2.809      2.555      -5.56    0.43

     HG KONG     0.257      0.584      0.399      1.985    397.47     0.405      1.980      2.161      2.169     435.44    0.37

     ROMANIA     0.289      0.408      0.408      2.018    394.39     0.486      1.508      1.770      2.018     315.08    0.34

     INDNSIA     0.833      1.492      1.417      1.521      7.35     1.551      1.818      1.773      1.597       2.95    0.27

     ISRAEL      1.864      1.841      1.653      1.252    -24.25     2.023      1.528      1.560      1.440     -28.79    0.24

     MALAYSA     2.755      2.261      2.108      1.164    -44.80     2.326      1.611      1.446      1.317     -43.39    0.22

     SRI LKA     0.658      0.929      0.879      0.478    -45.66     0.893      0.656      0.565      0.528     -40.89    0.09

     SALVADR     0.515      0.644      0.596      0.285    -52.08     0.647      0.311      0.359      0.333     -48.46    0.06


     _WTO      629.282    647.672    601.268    543.550     -9.60   651.982    601.433    592.042    589.954      -9.51   99.99

     _OECD     168.806    180.140    167.905    146.799    -12.57   180.616    163.920    161.356    159.034     -11.95   26.96

     _W HEMI    74.323     66.736     62.168     57.933     -6.81    67.955     62.724     61.878     62.501      -8.03   10.59

     _EU27      59.732     64.449     59.751     55.336     -7.39    63.420     60.576     60.684     60.034      -5.34   10.18

     _EU28      59.732     64.449     59.751     55.336     -7.39    63.420     60.576     60.684     60.034      -5.34   10.18

     _NAFTA     66.589     56.012     52.558     49.591     -5.64    57.514     53.256     53.028     53.045      -7.77    8.99

     _ASEAN     40.810     45.421     42.043     35.151    -16.39    45.567     40.726     40.247     38.529     -15.45    6.53

     _CAFTA      2.538      3.397      2.985      3.637     21.86     3.398      3.463      3.227      4.050      19.16    0.69