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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             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     85438131  84331270   72252790   68327167     -5.43  85496113   79823860   80401737   80405647      -5.95  100.00

     CHINA P   13808651  17432803   15002243   15543153      3.61  17104633   17578827   17979014   17973713       5.08   22.35

     CANADA    15346727  11298605    9104093   10815228     18.80  11200414   12970688   12988815   13009740      16.15   16.18

     MEXICO    18974151  14224939   12566003    9972381    -20.64  15039380   11406077   11692452   11631317     -22.66   14.47

     INDIA      9036460  12443225   10672004    9354796    -12.34  12165986   11265972   11150220   11126017      -8.55   13.84

     INDNSIA    5217839   7548659    6628739    5984627     -9.72   7508005    7015624    6886393    6904547      -8.04    8.59

     MALAYSA    4790841   5811406    5061189    4713598     -6.87   5751612    5627759    5597034    5463815      -5.00    6.80

     CHINA T    4983436   4182952    3589449    2892790    -19.41   4434194    3286743    3306687    3486293     -21.38    4.34

     THAILND    2515940   2167333    1829688    1947097      6.42   2340944    2261210    2249296    2284742      -2.40    2.84

     KOR REP    1905322   2067450    1663558    1684682      1.27   1973698    2182910    2054178    2088574       5.82    2.60

     FRANCE      719059   1311744    1103761    1221611     10.68   1347874    1314768    1438492    1429594       6.06    1.78

     TURKEY      893439      8672       7553     970439  12748.39     24467     871295     951660     971558    3870.89    1.21

     SPAIN       266822    565040     430747     558842     29.74    502392     656029     687054     693135      37.97    0.86

     EGYPT       311430    200071     121723     607343    398.96    189223     620288     653380     685691     262.37    0.85

     ITALY      3980757   2124052    1941407     440940    -77.29   2765706     691763     705926     623585     -77.45    0.78

     JAPAN       262103    163595      32133     267207    731.57    117017     417110     419680     398669     240.69    0.50

     BELGIUM     129911    387627     311917     235346    -24.55    314457     317097     322580     311056      -1.08    0.39

     SLOVENI     351051    299718     253385     253751      0.14    317884     306779     313044     300084      -5.60    0.37

     SALVADR     443151    465976     417451     210805    -49.50    494914     319781     278278     259330     -47.60    0.32

     GERMANY    1133003   1269314    1229990     191864    -84.40   1549006     282025     261774     231188     -85.08    0.29

     UKRAINE          0      7976          0     221665       *           0      91469     155701     229641        *      0.29


     _WTO      85438131  84330260   72252790   68327167     -5.43  85496113   79822850   80400727   80404637      -5.96  100.00

     _W HEMI   34830734  26048648   22137077   21054417     -4.89  26799207   24762516   25027083   24965988      -6.84   31.05

     _NAFTA    34320878  25523544   21670096   20787609     -4.07  26239794   24376765   24681267   24641057      -6.09   30.65

     _OECD     24480868  19076100   15834431   16151179      2.00  19744586   19320297   19445113   19392848      -1.78   24.12

     _ASEAN    12546520  15550501   13541136   12657255     -6.53  15622667   14933468   14743373   14666620      -6.12   18.24

     _EU27      6722729   6081494    5369980    2967567    -44.74   6918988    3658790    3820298    3679081     -46.83    4.58

     _EU28      6722729   6081494    5369980    2967567    -44.74   6918988    3658790    3820298    3679081     -46.83    4.58

     _CAFTA      484269    506483     454026     238452    -47.48    535140     351102     311823     290909     -45.64    0.36