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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   39399.142  42965.142  36597.376  36058.068     -1.47 42816.504  42496.416  42274.058  42425.834      -0.91  100.00

     CHINA P 21673.520  23911.938  20472.093  19657.244     -3.98 23887.511  23156.997  22922.197  23097.089      -3.31   54.44

     VIETNAM  2501.776   2807.958   2361.238   2433.053      3.04  2763.663   2877.796   2854.648   2879.772       4.20    6.79

     INDIA    2039.693   2202.284   1863.854   1954.881      4.88  2179.049   2262.873   2279.625   2293.310       5.24    5.41

     MEXICO   1838.708   1766.060   1504.126   1586.125      5.45  1790.330   1830.922   1842.566   1848.059       3.22    4.36

     KOR REP  1194.169   1295.396   1093.660   1174.831      7.42  1311.284   1342.768   1352.122   1376.567       4.98    3.24

     INDNSIA  1022.063   1087.878    938.389    918.273     -2.14  1095.648   1077.815   1073.470   1067.761      -2.55    2.52

     CANADA    976.083   1021.503    863.271    873.296      1.16  1026.644   1039.648   1033.154   1031.529       0.48    2.43

     CHINA T   835.373    877.383    753.413    685.294     -9.04   875.497    814.209    821.218    809.264      -7.57    1.91

     TURKEY    573.717    645.570    541.047    569.885      5.33   632.324    678.944    677.205    674.407       6.66    1.59

     BNGLDSH   549.553    686.274    612.259    585.605     -4.35   673.155    678.276    678.897    659.619      -2.01    1.55

     CAMBOD    577.370    632.479    547.380    488.921    -10.68   632.353    591.993    586.304    574.020      -9.22    1.35

     HONDURA   486.955    497.367    416.497    402.128     -3.45   495.437    487.112    485.909    482.998      -2.51    1.14

     GERMANY   409.990    450.603    384.834    410.765      6.74   455.699    451.978    474.432    476.534       4.57    1.12

     SALVADR   290.076    313.511    264.180    292.024     10.54   312.667    343.069    339.952    341.355       9.18    0.80

     THAILND   306.128    304.400    254.818    243.522     -4.43   303.038    301.869    297.249    293.105      -3.28    0.69

     ITALY     201.217    289.665    233.140    220.240     -5.53   268.286    278.778    274.521    276.765       3.16    0.65

     JAPAN     244.288    258.629    216.836    225.886      4.17   252.359    263.583    264.442    267.678       6.07    0.63

     PAKISTN   307.818    293.732    246.167    218.142    -11.38   295.345    278.827    274.071    265.707     -10.03    0.63

     ISRAEL    397.142    322.723    278.097    220.360    -20.76   332.325    276.127    276.959    264.986     -20.26    0.62

     SRI LKA   198.920    246.227    202.522    207.236      2.33   239.193    248.399    252.594    250.942       4.91    0.59

     NICARAG   225.351    207.425    171.194    206.513     20.63   205.921    239.411    243.831    242.743      17.88    0.57

     GUATMAL   176.323    188.298    160.510    184.395     14.88   189.322    206.540    209.971    212.183      12.08    0.50

     PHIL R    213.916    228.956    193.513    166.899    -13.75   223.549    209.252    205.282    202.341      -9.49    0.48

     S ARAB    145.952    140.230    119.940    163.081     35.97   150.422    174.718    175.603    183.372      21.90    0.43

     EGYPT     169.640    198.267    167.177    151.661     -9.28   192.836    195.393    188.278    182.752      -5.23    0.43

     JORDAN    161.593    169.656    146.707    148.130      0.97   170.090    172.294    174.960    171.079       0.58    0.40

     LUXMBRG    75.913    101.246     77.302    107.520     39.09    90.819    137.962    132.067    131.464      44.75    0.31

     HAITI      94.666    107.581     88.295    111.148     25.88   103.675    125.267    128.830    130.434      25.81    0.31

     DOM REP   109.793    131.501    106.968    102.027     -4.62   126.750    128.734    127.945    126.560      -0.15    0.30

     FRANCE    144.634    122.143    105.566     99.890     -5.38   125.962    117.212    118.048    116.467      -7.54    0.27

     RUSSIA      6.317     38.149     21.710     99.768    359.55    23.526    112.803    119.248    116.207     393.94    0.27

     MALAYSA   100.591    128.717    113.691     74.434    -34.53   128.479     93.597     90.964     89.460     -30.37    0.21

     HG KONG    43.759     85.410     67.254     69.551      3.42    72.811     92.716     89.917     87.707      20.46    0.21

     POLAND     68.146     71.146     55.207     69.913     26.64    64.797     84.240     85.216     85.852      32.49    0.20

     PORTUGL    91.521    106.024     90.861     70.268    -22.66   104.209     88.686     86.077     85.431     -18.02    0.20

     NETHLDS    52.246     76.541     66.537     71.604      7.62    78.895     78.573     78.414     81.608       3.44    0.19

     SPAIN      52.399     55.607     43.164     59.829     38.61    52.533     73.969     74.054     72.273      37.58    0.17

     ARAB EM    78.034     87.108     73.516     58.535    -20.38    86.396     78.143     76.028     72.128     -16.52    0.17

     BRAZIL     71.507     68.731     56.460     58.313      3.28    68.061     70.682     73.683     70.584       3.71    0.17

     U KING     55.355     61.314     52.847     49.495     -6.34    61.844     58.443     58.160     57.963      -6.28    0.14

     COLOMB     62.311     64.886     53.983     42.819    -20.68    64.861     58.899     55.896     53.722     -17.17    0.13

     CZECH      43.876     52.601     47.225     47.920      1.47    55.662     52.649     52.476     53.296      -4.25    0.13

     KENYA      63.571     60.019     50.766     40.720    -19.79    60.317     51.840     52.100     49.973     -17.15    0.12

     LESOTHO    43.037     46.493     36.782     39.041      6.14    42.708     47.491     47.229     48.752      14.15    0.11

     SWEDEN     18.089     20.717     16.640     36.985    122.26    20.604     43.523     44.067     41.062      99.29    0.10

     BELGIUM    48.711     50.258     43.019     33.731    -21.59    50.618     40.619     40.335     40.970     -19.06    0.10

     PERU       21.658     21.890     17.327     27.329     57.72    19.290     29.214     29.546     31.891      65.32    0.08

     GREECE     25.549     26.311     22.978     25.304     10.12    26.027     28.493     28.241     28.636      10.02    0.07

     AUSTRAL    24.600     33.706     26.930     20.937    -22.26    30.531     28.364     28.087     27.713      -9.23    0.07

     LATVIA     35.642     36.768     35.142     23.107    -34.25    41.117     26.130     26.630     24.734     -39.85    0.06

     MADAGAS     8.213     11.709      9.404     18.033     91.77    11.347     18.277     18.957     20.338      79.23    0.05

     BURMA       4.130     10.838      8.854     16.507     86.43     9.364     17.733     18.886     18.491      97.47    0.04

     REP SAF    17.583     17.615     15.611     14.814     -5.11    19.699     15.474     16.564     16.818     -14.62    0.04

     SLOVAK      9.241     13.532      9.442     11.396     20.69    10.588     16.061     15.889     15.486      46.25    0.04

     C RICA     20.770     17.240     14.191     12.005    -15.40    18.323     16.291     15.216     15.055     -17.84    0.04

     TNZANIA    15.163     13.321     10.986     12.107     10.20    13.952     14.059     14.894     14.442       3.51    0.03

     SLOVENI     9.798     12.329      9.239     10.068      8.97    11.624     12.198     13.080     13.158      13.19    0.03

     ROMANIA     7.194     11.267      9.836     11.293     14.82    10.877     12.861     12.606     12.725      16.98    0.03

     SWITZLD    10.548     11.817      9.721     10.489      7.91    11.183     11.662     11.660     12.585      12.54    0.03

     FINLAND     6.770     11.122      9.760     10.475      7.33    10.271     11.352     12.026     11.838      15.25    0.03

     N ZEAL     15.292     13.101     10.992      9.240    -15.94    12.536     11.255     11.799     11.348      -9.48    0.03

     MOROC      10.064     11.759      9.865      8.855    -10.23    11.710     10.633     10.637     10.749      -8.20    0.03

     ETHIOP      6.130      6.614      5.271      9.281     76.06     6.836      9.171      9.667     10.623      55.39    0.03

     AUSTRIA    12.830     14.988     13.869      8.732    -37.04    15.425     10.544      9.684      9.851     -36.14    0.02

     DENMARK     9.661     12.079     10.049      5.888    -41.41    11.343      8.465      8.172      7.917     -30.20    0.02

     BAHRAIN    13.125     13.879     11.882      5.767    -51.46    13.652      9.586      8.593      7.764     -43.13    0.02

     HUNGARY     5.376      6.338      5.495      6.052     10.14     6.204      6.540      6.720      6.895      11.14    0.02

     BULGAR      3.396      4.582      3.777      5.518     46.11     4.161      5.256      5.315      6.324      51.98    0.01

     IRELAND     4.818      4.544      3.688      3.603     -2.30     4.106      4.519      4.498      4.460       8.63    0.01

     OMAN        2.039      3.709      3.594      3.730      3.80     3.851      4.037      4.285      3.846      -0.13    0.01

     BELARUS     0.062      0.530      0.218      3.487   1496.03     0.221      3.330      3.424      3.799    1615.86    0.01

     GHANA       0.498      3.696      2.982      2.773     -7.00     3.300      3.921      3.824      3.487       5.67    0.01

     MALTA       4.025      1.563      0.789      2.179    175.97     0.795      2.580      2.575      2.952     271.20    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.121      2.943      2.265      1.969    -13.09     3.204      2.805      2.767      2.647     -17.38    0.01

     UKRAINE     1.040      1.833      1.541      2.315     50.24     1.737      1.766      2.125      2.607      50.14    0.01

     LITHUAN     2.244      2.069      1.729      1.851      7.04     2.124      2.130      2.195      2.190       3.13    0.01

     MAURIT      3.502      2.482      2.143      1.662    -22.45     2.531      1.993      1.990      2.001     -20.92    0.00

     NIGERIA     1.208      2.896      1.240      0.334    -73.06     1.243      2.653      1.991      1.990      60.13    0.00

     NORWAY      1.195      1.387      1.066      1.573     47.61     1.428      1.819      1.861      1.894      32.64    0.00

     TUNISIA     1.638      1.741      1.567      1.564     -0.19     1.790      1.687      1.728      1.739      -2.87    0.00

     MACAU       2.483      2.839      2.612      1.504    -42.43     2.878      1.151      1.462      1.731     -39.85    0.00

     BOTSWAN     2.325      1.904      1.675      0.917    -45.24     2.101      1.210      1.121      1.146     -45.44    0.00

     ESTONIA     3.498      1.212      1.141      1.050     -7.98     2.125      1.161      1.113      1.121     -47.24    0.00

     SINGAPR     3.711      2.241      2.156      0.795    -63.12     3.097      1.049      0.839      0.880     -71.57    0.00

     MALAWI      1.347      1.871      1.401      0.320    -77.18     1.814      0.851      0.791      0.789     -56.49    0.00

     SWAZLND    10.986      0.134      0.125      0.048    -61.82     2.449      0.086      0.059      0.057     -97.69    0.00


     _WTO    39388.173  42955.830  36589.994  36043.272     -1.49 42806.886  42481.835  42258.854  42409.108      -0.93   99.96

     _ASEAN   4732.037   5205.057   4421.423   4343.246     -1.77  5161.033   5172.143   5128.689   5126.879      -0.66   12.08

     _OECD    4122.952   4555.846   3828.985   3998.676      4.43  4529.353   4691.307   4703.306   4725.536       4.33   11.14

     _W HEMI  4381.548   4412.749   3722.220   3905.017      4.91  4427.945   4583.456   4594.168   4595.547       3.79   10.83

     _NAFTA   2814.791   2787.563   2367.397   2459.421      3.89  2816.974   2870.571   2875.720   2879.587       2.22    6.79

     _EU28    1402.393   1617.047   1353.676   1405.030      3.79  1587.148   1655.318   1667.037   1668.401       5.12    3.93

     _EU27    1402.161   1616.585   1353.290   1404.701      3.80  1586.730   1654.938   1666.631   1667.996       5.12    3.93

     _CAFTA   1309.267   1355.342   1133.540   1199.092      5.78  1348.419   1421.157   1422.824   1420.894       5.37    3.35

     _SUB-SAH  173.936    169.584    139.072    140.558      1.07   169.107    167.735    169.839    171.071       1.16    0.40

     _CBI       96.065    109.074     89.514    112.221     25.37   105.107    126.656    130.176    131.781      25.38    0.31

     _ANDEAN     4.121      2.943      2.265      1.969    -13.09     3.204      2.805      2.767      2.647     -17.38    0.01