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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                             Data in Kg., 14.00 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    251557016 284298503  235912111  271154528     14.94 276147359  314827100  318034971  319540920      15.71  100.00

     CHINA P   77647310  91559034   77009515   83735587      8.73  89764318   95985821   96670532   98285106       9.49   30.76

     CANADA    22337838  26296553   22154141   22225824      0.32  25701044   26917622   26753950   26368236       2.60    8.25

     GERMANY   20535788  23984243   20398876   21175796      3.81  24046198   24356787   24924251   24761163       2.97    7.75

     INDIA     13576115  16992398   12991426   20575223     58.38  15169370   23688928   24223459   24576195      62.01    7.69

     ISRAEL    21432717  17145959   14284758   14024319     -1.82  17139518   17502500   17638193   16885520      -1.48    5.28

     TURKEY     7839420  11147349    9217938   12735420     38.16  10671991   14328102   14464723   14664831      37.41    4.59

     MEXICO    18779563  11823573    9893758   11994025     21.23  12662654   12848765   13253459   13923840       9.96    4.36

     ITALY      6618208  13672146   10678379   10809905      1.23  11803342   13919108   13701389   13803672      16.95    4.32

     CHINA T    8437050   9173187    7730049    8847417     14.45   9143008    9884528   10264581   10290555      12.55    3.22

     LUXMBRG    5113690   6983450    5316185    7135229     34.22   6211199    9322848    8871329    8802494      41.72    2.75

     JAPAN      7775163   8336801    7038796    7391254      5.01   8408004    8639118    8646834    8689259       3.35    2.72

     RUSSIA           0   2096157     998643    6856996    586.63    998643    7656038    8141339    7954510     696.53    2.49

     FRANCE     8461862   6625649    5785854    5758533     -0.47   6922599    6644320    6653803    6598328      -4.68    2.06

     S ARAB     1014953   3471814    2939529    4925459     67.56   3037359    4858588    5245861    5457744      79.69    1.71

     POLAND     4229676   4119165    3318544    4187367     26.18   3856340    4862225    4927471    4987988      29.35    1.56

     BRAZIL     4675165   4497200    3677175    3803861      3.45   4411389    4627132    4841586    4623886       4.82    1.45

     KOR REP    3314623   3613931    3089489    4090560     32.40   3590958    4557384    4572999    4615002      28.52    1.44

     THAILND    3469593   3646773    2980593    3908641     31.14   3537416    4473154    4529911    4574821      29.33    1.43

     NETHLDS    2142643   3463134    3187441    3291042      3.25   3769361    3376937    3382103    3566735      -5.38    1.12

     CZECH      2306961   1982923    1742822    2559012     46.83   2088335    2705523    2708945    2799113      34.04    0.88

     SPAIN      1841050   1449433    1080970    1676384     55.08   1469010    2211374    2220014    2044847      39.20    0.64

     AUSTRAL    1136300   1686478    1329373    1023131    -23.04   1463037    1415050    1409791    1380236      -5.66    0.43

     SWEDEN     1153412   1334710    1055792     983231     -6.87   1306510    1441024    1478964    1262149      -3.40    0.39

     U KING     1008461   1076806     902810    1047231     16.00   1050850    1229018    1253888    1221227      16.21    0.38

     INDNSIA     929711    845713     767727     787836      2.62    852903     803319     856862     865822       1.51    0.27

     SLOVENI     515112    711060     522902     575521     10.06    661225     689128     751732     763679      15.49    0.24

     FINLAND     411684    493744     435796     655921     50.51    459396     664815     726030     713869      55.39    0.22

     HG KONG     580175    456897     435737     640044     46.89    487010     764574     716581     661204      35.77    0.21

     BELGIUM     645077    668415     617112     479924    -22.23    774638     471659     448132     531227     -31.42    0.17

     COLOMB       77838     46439      40174     498563   1141.01     45299     515257     509839     504828    1014.44    0.16

     PERU        138320    159569       3920     300111   7555.89      4994     378046     378046     455760    9026.15    0.14

     GREECE      282669    306126     252439     365520     44.80    291731     347060     346729     419207      43.70    0.13

     AUSTRIA     339326    640089     614924     310944    -49.43    636396     372420     322847     336109     -47.19    0.11

     DENMARK     458995    577149     476889     219039    -54.07    528493     361546     342294     319299     -39.58    0.10

     DOM REP     400804    365086     303416     250095    -17.57    384857     348473     331854     311765     -18.99    0.10

     IRELAND     289879    247294     189535     189655      0.06    189536     247256     247209     247414      30.54    0.08

     REP SAF     161699    144773     120246     188412     56.69    138612     200272     217170     212939      53.62    0.07

     SWITZLD     135338    222786     205594     174983    -14.89    215028     185253     160132     192175     -10.63    0.06

     VENEZ            0     41953      31072      94278    203.42     31072      74353      75342     105159     238.44    0.03

     MCDONIA      97270     48885      43379      83226     91.86     70025      78231      83286      88732      26.71    0.03

     MALAYSA     316699   1377274    1357070      58926    -95.66   1388909      92757      71160      79130     -94.30    0.02

     HUNGARY     217449     89907      79319      67771    -14.56     94629      70195      74000      78359     -17.19    0.02

     PAKISTN     197045     89825      80433      61874    -23.07     84011      89440      88294      71266     -15.17    0.02

     VIETNAM     113350     94218      84050      58789    -30.05     93662      78532      67216      68957     -26.38    0.02

     NORWAY       18079     20686       8379      54290    547.93     18859      52922      60064      66597     253.13    0.02

     EGYPT        26235    146968     146968      43544    -70.37    154349     152927      43818      43544     -71.79    0.01

     PHIL R       42210     64553      64438        339    -99.47     64937      37935      37630        454     -99.30    0.00


     _WTO     251434617 284287459  235903277  271148085     14.94 276138525  314820844  318028715  319532267      15.71  100.00

     _OECD     90839668 110745561   92178690  101238460      9.83 107199569  120079038  120081161  119805331      11.76   37.49

     _EU27     56587423  68464786   56692799   61539268      8.55  66197902   73355023   73441141   73311255      10.75   22.94

     _EU28     56587423  68464786   56692799   61539268      8.55  66197902   73355023   73441141   73311255      10.75   22.94

     _W HEMI   46457134  43323033   36186491   39251639      8.47  43338008   45824777   46251904   46388181       7.04   14.52

     _NAFTA    41117401  38120126   32047899   34219849      6.78  38363698   39766387   40007409   40292076       5.03   12.61

     _ASEAN     4872865   6028869    5254102    4821417     -8.24   5938051    5492588    5569779    5596184      -5.76    1.75

     _CAFTA      444369    452432     381565     318080    -16.64    476870     445111     422157     388947     -18.44    0.12

     _SUB-SAHA   168185    144779     120252     188414     56.68    145104     200272     217172     212941      46.75    0.07