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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 200:  YARN FOR RETAIL SALE,SEWING THREAD
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     222.260    234.340    196.512    159.230    -18.97   238.470    196.331    195.863    197.058     -17.37  100.00

     TURKEY     69.382     74.594     61.698     41.001    -33.55    75.883     53.406     52.276     53.897     -28.97   27.35

     CANADA     45.455     44.141     38.103     31.784    -16.58    47.727     38.140     38.499     37.822     -20.75   19.19

     CHINA P    37.087     40.066     33.230     30.109     -9.39    40.165     35.671     36.417     36.945      -8.02   18.75

     MEXICO     19.313     19.796     16.771     13.958    -16.77    20.034     16.922     16.694     16.983     -15.23    8.62

     GERMANY     9.484     11.384      9.593      6.918    -27.88    10.975      8.963      8.682      8.709     -20.64    4.42

     FRANCE      6.920      7.843      6.554      5.299    -19.14     8.203      6.127      6.600      6.589     -19.68    3.34

     ITALY       4.699      5.154      4.248      4.913     15.67     4.936      5.801      5.962      5.819      17.90    2.95

     INDIA       5.053      7.134      5.526      3.354    -39.30     6.344      6.258      5.459      4.962     -21.78    2.52

     JAPAN       4.310      4.522      4.079      4.129      1.25     4.709      4.380      4.353      4.573      -2.89    2.32

     THAILND     3.809      3.972      3.261      3.233     -0.87     3.923      3.954      4.028      3.944       0.53    2.00

     U KING      1.645      1.910      1.657      1.438    -13.20     2.008      1.623      1.613      1.691     -15.77    0.86

     KOR REP     0.983      0.606      0.502      0.288    -42.50     0.639      0.462      0.443      0.393     -38.52    0.20


     _WTO      222.246    234.321    196.492    159.176    -18.99   238.450    196.322    195.855    197.004     -17.38   99.97

     _OECD     143.430    150.394    126.345     95.219    -24.64   155.036    119.055    118.445    119.268     -23.07   60.52

     _W HEMI    68.200     67.562     57.895     50.240    -13.22    71.319     60.085     60.375     59.907     -16.00   30.40

     _NAFTA     64.768     63.937     54.874     45.742    -16.64    67.761     55.062     55.193     54.805     -19.12   27.81

     _EU28      27.543     30.916     25.948     23.962     -7.65    30.674     28.428     28.984     28.930      -5.69   14.68

     _EU27      27.516     30.849     25.882     23.947     -7.48    30.607     28.412     28.968     28.914      -5.53   14.67

     _ASEAN      4.637      4.726      3.899      3.910      0.29     4.679      4.788      4.812      4.737       1.24    2.40

     _CAFTA      0.628      0.690      0.599      1.973    229.43     0.690      2.058      2.083      2.064     199.07    1.05