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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 10/2016
   Country      2014       2015      10/2015    10/2016  % Change   10/2015     8/2016     9/2016    10/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD     21982510  22569386   18795617   16081158    -14.44  22809622   19241086   19423781   19854927     -12.95  100.00

     TURKEY     7687283   8072044    6579049    4744073    -27.89   8118895    5935983    5963268    6237068     -23.18   31.41

     CHINA P    5743340   5901612    4978263    4551404     -8.57   6010334    5244377    5380346    5474753      -8.91   27.57

     CANADA     3276972   3173191    2728942    2647614     -2.98   3414347    2925495    3040439    3091863      -9.44   15.57

     MEXICO     1616428   1681595    1417467    1442811      1.79   1676389    1689865    1672520    1706939       1.82    8.60

     THAILND     800542    857299     706703     677376     -4.15    830172     830756     845404     827972      -0.27    4.17

     INDIA       634672    925397     702084     467548    -33.41    778273     836811     730321     690861     -11.23    3.48

     GERMANY     379399    386507     321534     272368    -15.29    367933     331792     322785     337341      -8.31    1.70

     JAPAN       155494    145976     134724     249873     85.47    157812     214952     233883     261125      65.47    1.32

     ITALY       122821    139734     115337     138523     20.10    132872     160308     165245     162920      22.61    0.82

     U KING      148905    131030     107920      84017    -22.15    149179     110068     100574     107127     -28.19    0.54

     FRANCE      104879    124028     104236      78309    -24.87    128199      92822      99549      98101     -23.48    0.49

     KOR REP     237711    128261     115002      23047    -79.96    147973      56120      54602      36306     -75.46    0.18


     _WTO      21981267  22567981   18794212   16075891    -14.46  22808208   19240661   19423383   19849660     -12.97   99.97

     _OECD     12206280  12358704   10230960    8116174    -20.67  12659441    9780064    9912193   10243918     -19.08   51.59

     _W HEMI    5159579   5117163    4374570    4327075     -1.09   5360497    4881053    4986928    5069668      -5.43   25.53

     _NAFTA     4893400   4854786    4146409    4090425     -1.35   5090736    4615360    4712959    4798802      -5.73   24.17

     _ASEAN      914570    973382     806086     817895      1.46    941493     990894    1001023     985191       4.64    4.96

     _EU28      1012981    985182     808649     744855     -7.89    978728     897304     896799     921388      -5.86    4.64

     _EU27      1011104    980812     804292     743764     -7.53    974371     896200     895695     920284      -5.55    4.64

     _CAFTA      137859    124890     112871     116219      2.97    133668     130199     132725     128238      -4.06    0.65