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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 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     76117969  84877226   72485530   66734768     -7.93  85305246   80925953   80825031   79126464      -7.24  100.00

     MEXICO    18831601  20286423   16967273   18499298      9.03  19899836   22634617   22354974   21818448       9.64   27.57

     CHINA T   17070589  18838784   16278311   14959797     -8.10  19774078   17705885   18698981   17520270     -11.40   22.14

     PORTUGL   10435159  11303152    9735781    7916962    -18.68  11142946    9659999    9480987    9484333     -14.88   11.99

     CHINA P    7980970  10095545    8689781    7878442     -9.34  10016617    9431406    9151705    9284206      -7.31   11.73

     INDIA      3441627   3356833    2896145    3079895      6.34   3417674    3392188    3368311    3540583       3.60    4.47

     VIETNAM    2780169   3756219    3182097    2350764    -26.13   3602536    3132287    3018261    2924886     -18.81    3.70

     CANADA     2213087   1810773    1478303    1550788      4.90   1757254    1899565    1834512    1883258       7.17    2.38

     INDNSIA    1301454   1217468    1018787    1092562      7.24   1275361    1308786    1300018    1291243       1.25    1.63

     CZECH       824958   2904306    2732183    1041472    -61.88   3091809    1227955    1237393    1213595     -60.75    1.53

     C RICA     1211048    817310     644951     812865     26.04    950613     901902     882300     985224       3.64    1.25

     KOR REP    1080756   1127481     943042     797897    -15.39   1176789    1084335    1041099     982336     -16.52    1.24

     PHIL R     1351413   1287098    1139167     792360    -30.44   1384803    1035728    1008432     940291     -32.10    1.19

     THAILND     477782    758995     612481     774444     26.44    732792     928275     974165     920958      25.68    1.16

     POLAND       94518    523489     151043     467185    209.31    245445     816745     822587     839631     242.09    1.06

     GUATMAL    1088918    909513     888380     731561    -17.65    965646     852809     804817     752694     -22.05    0.95

     ISRAEL      312099    681869     681869     698158      2.39    706569     697684     698158     698158      -1.19    0.88

     HUNGARY      88994    418065     383822     557375     45.22    386076     534203     565052     591618      53.24    0.75

     ITALY       659100    560218     463419     419687     -9.44    566339     504875     514531     516486      -8.80    0.65

     FRANCE     1023491    625846     527065     335421    -36.36    671352     448054     451151     434202     -35.32    0.55

     TURKEY      478945    860599     780824     352978    -54.79    854702     469693     458521     432753     -49.37    0.55

     JAPAN       715983    605631     527960     333145    -36.90    665458     431782     425038     410816     -38.27    0.52

     HONDURA     791515    671886     573649     242680    -57.70    687008     412848     375002     340917     -50.38    0.43

     GERMANY     199183    341975     261866     170753    -34.79    276980     267544     270643     250862      -9.43    0.32

     U KING       50418    311999     239576     171660    -28.35    241123     297633     278377     244083       1.23    0.31


     _WTO      76103313  84869753   72481268   66730125     -7.93  85295515   80915709   80814787   79118610      -7.24   99.99

     _W HEMI   24291854  24729589   20732944   22037775      6.29  24469237   26968810   26497867   26034420       6.40   32.90

     _NAFTA    21044688  22097196   18445576   20050086      8.70  21657090   24534182   24189486   23701706       9.44   29.95

     _OECD     18113749  21048724   17933789   13982895    -22.03  20701947   17462602   17174680   17097830     -17.41   21.61

     _EU27     14075958  17387405   14844461   11411731    -23.12  17046558   14154607   14007967   13954675     -18.14   17.64

     _EU28     14075958  17387405   14844461   11411731    -23.12  17046558   14154607   14007967   13954675     -18.14   17.64

     _ASEAN     5915057   7019981    5952733    5046916    -15.22   6995693    6423456    6336547    6114164     -12.60    7.73

     _CAFTA     3091776   2399388    2107659    1787563    -15.19   2603946    2167980    2062540    2079292     -20.15    2.63