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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    1.47019E9 1.35821E9  1.17274E9   1.0822E9     -7.72  1.3918E9  1.28869E9  1.28278E9  1.26768E9      -8.92  100.00

     INDIA    560315868 493478931  431802265  424465901     -1.70 504346164  476645427  486061722  486142567      -3.61   38.35

     CHINA P  202505213 190356687  165030827  141895391    -14.02 191090631  160639918  166240427  167221251     -12.49   13.19

     TURKEY   107116684 138535944  114379127   93186422    -18.53 131329296  136345164  128893751  117343239     -10.65    9.26

     S ARAB   127215830  88089591   75281521   92849843     23.34 103494309  104690124  100203879  105657913       2.09    8.33

     ARAB EM   70874249  80091732   67712927   52888416    -21.89  79152821   71991893   69680793   65267221     -17.54    5.15

     VIETNAM   66895956  62667308   52196952   44611900    -14.53  61727772   56026326   56299853   55082256     -10.77    4.35

     KOR REP   53605192  48665679   43066004   43773949      1.64  52157066   49716629   48118886   49373624      -5.34    3.89

     CANADA    43197992  41989600   35871700   38917182      8.49  43663468   45122151   45165351   45035082       3.14    3.55

     CHINA T   61320555  53492815   47214485   34150547    -27.67  54512911   45605284   42739594   40428877     -25.84    3.19

     MEXICO    27028978  31086929   29286227   20593468    -29.68  31900500   24153012   23275189   22394170     -29.80    1.77

     U KING    20009669  20761148   18275681   15717771    -14.00  22027737   17162244   17520217   18203238     -17.36    1.44

     GREECE    16349892  16716947   14665825   15370799      4.81  16532209   18417931   18165095   17421921       5.38    1.37

     THAILND   20683167  17094598   14288449   11248528    -21.28  16737097   14111031   13881560   14054677     -16.03    1.11

     BELGIUM   20894798  17585245   15866681   10513346    -33.74  17668026   12647647   12824550   12231910     -30.77    0.96

     INDNSIA   14918035   3552838    3070187   11027045    259.17  11107907   11886585   11578055   11509696       3.62    0.91

     COLOMB    22873673  19407661   15971681    4603164    -71.18  19055878   10757966    9725777    8039144     -57.81    0.63

     GUATMAL    4620361   7773827    5917867    5979850      1.05   7616863    8511846    8742489    7835810       2.87    0.62

     NETHLDS    4671635   5720330    4775305    4862668      1.83   5494274    6076010    5891007    5807693       5.70    0.46

     JAPAN      3139332   3989363    3065360    3406876     11.14   3553781    4152537    4165742    4330879      21.87    0.34

     MALAYSA    5015739   4840274    4095920    2751425    -32.83   4779550    3914050    3766496    3495779     -26.86    0.28

     ISRAEL     2326194   1543739     955208    1180007     23.53   1777621    1774279    1677884    1768538      -0.51    0.14

     ROMANIA     226208    320348     320348    1363174    325.53    383226    1202859    1180806    1363174     255.71    0.11

     GERMANY    7994992   2823896    2583616    1048915    -59.40   3403425    1464593    1348823    1289195     -62.12    0.10

     HG KONG     207231    288245     258399    1242489    380.84    266867     936207     909570    1272335     376.77    0.10

     PORTUGL     294064    229713     217003     823845    279.65    270372     449991     543990     836555     209.41    0.07

     ITALY      1680741   2393080    2247131     642211    -71.42   2554215     729260     748294     788160     -69.14    0.06

     SRI LKA    1141328   1312437    1283797     450476    -64.91   1288004     483927     485657     479116     -62.80    0.04

     SALVADR     904123    961555     954495     231340    -75.76    958491     223665     118148     238400     -75.13    0.02


     _WTO     1.47018E9 1.35819E9  1.17271E9   1.0822E9     -7.72 1.39178E9  1.28869E9  1.28278E9  1.26767E9      -8.92  100.00

     _OECD    276722712 296769975  253095987  226138788    -10.65 296462215  289567621  280621018  269812776      -8.99   21.28

     _ASEAN   107516803  88180479   73676969   69640296     -5.48  94378565   85939473   85527362   84143806     -10.84    6.64

     _W HEMI   99141590 101606754   88336841   70826679    -19.82 103589170   89372260   87619330   84096592     -18.82    6.63

     _NAFTA    70226970  73076529   65157927   59510650     -8.67  75563968   69275163   68440540   67429252     -10.77    5.32

     _EU27     72780367  68025335   60181883   51780312    -13.96  69656835   59860557   59882925   59623764     -14.40    4.70

     _EU28     72780367  68025335   60181883   51780312    -13.96  69656835   59860557   59882925   59623764     -14.40    4.70

     _CAFTA     5535567   8738219    6875004    6287854     -8.54   8578396    8811719    8937381    8151069      -4.98    0.64