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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     20442475  23172174   20802820   15985961    -23.15  25146794   19572574   18813252   18355315     -27.01  100.00

     KOR REP    6827103   9722903    9021179    7482763    -17.05  10877500    8744479    8437807    8184487     -24.76   44.59

     CHINA P    6039965   5980319    5198849    3557204    -31.58   6476747    4650799    4471260    4338674     -33.01   23.64

     CANADA     4629303   3829842    3351923    2589180    -22.76   4085526    3168413    3111478    3067099     -24.93   16.71

     ITALY      1290821   1200523    1057278     999480     -5.47   1319791    1198689    1144972    1142725     -13.42    6.23

     JAPAN       665969    891454     784517     785048      0.07    880911     900184     882667     891985       1.26    4.86

     INDIA       455809    863311     769220     216588    -71.84    837727     453890     374138     310679     -62.91    1.69


     _WTO      20390505  23172174   20802820   15985862    -23.16  25146794   19572574   18813153   18355216     -27.01  100.00

     _OECD     12997003  14917385   13558959   11193592    -17.45  16444829   13269763   12844982   12552018     -23.67   68.38

     _W HEMI    4689280   3957852    3467615    2681935    -22.66   4207392    3320601    3220284    3172172     -24.60   17.28

     _NAFTA     4629480   3844087    3362107    2624202    -21.95   4095710    3208272    3156133    3106182     -24.16   16.92

     _EU27      1497512   1320289    1155976    1113622     -3.66   1439478    1322447    1269399    1277935     -11.22    6.96

     _EU28      1497512   1320289    1155976    1113622     -3.66   1439478    1322447    1269399    1277935     -11.22    6.96