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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                         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     260.262    274.536    234.503    205.399    -12.41   278.272    250.942    249.097    245.432     -11.80  100.00

     MEXICO     57.239     58.721     49.467     51.719      4.55    58.185     62.270     61.370     60.973       4.79   24.84

     CHINA P    39.122     46.625     40.126     33.393    -16.78    46.479     41.467     39.951     39.892     -14.17   16.25

     CHINA T    35.158     40.782     35.241     32.636     -7.39    42.664     38.185     40.271     38.177     -10.52   15.55

     PORTUGL    25.782     27.450     24.024     17.097    -28.83    27.549     20.899     20.540     20.523     -25.50    8.36

     FRANCE     11.858     11.580      9.582      8.196    -14.46    11.544     10.331     10.503     10.194     -11.69    4.15

     CANADA     10.276      9.258      7.621      7.250     -4.87     9.109      9.028      8.721      8.888      -2.43    3.62

     JAPAN      11.169      9.763      7.774      5.860    -24.61    10.707      8.082      7.931      7.850     -26.68    3.20

     VIETNAM     7.837      9.351      7.970      5.423    -31.96     9.182      7.407      7.075      6.804     -25.90    2.77

     INDIA       7.667      7.102      6.229      5.408    -13.19     7.388      6.263      6.026      6.281     -14.99    2.56

     ITALY       9.817      7.017      6.023      4.081    -32.24     7.403      5.092      5.125      5.075     -31.45    2.07

     THAILND     1.717      3.103      2.451      2.901     18.36     2.915      3.597      3.756      3.553      21.87    1.45

     GERMANY     3.227      3.690      3.086      2.936     -4.86     3.644      3.646      3.667      3.540      -2.86    1.44

     KOR REP     4.117      4.560      3.868      2.766    -28.50     4.813      3.855      3.720      3.457     -28.16    1.41

     TURKEY      4.012      5.463      4.803      2.682    -44.16     5.343      3.700      3.630      3.342     -37.45    1.36

     POLAND      0.244      1.040      0.342      2.632    670.32     0.554      3.110      3.184      3.330     500.59    1.36

     PHIL R      4.095      4.054      3.548      2.472    -30.33     4.352      3.230      3.176      2.978     -31.58    1.21

     HUNGARY     0.672      1.418      1.267      2.234     76.36     1.294      2.047      2.235      2.386      84.38    0.97

     CZECH       2.170      5.998      5.639      1.851    -67.17     6.522      2.284      2.201      2.211     -66.10    0.90

     C RICA      3.040      1.925      1.571      1.571     -0.05     2.352      1.796      1.753      1.925     -18.16    0.78

     U KING      1.103      2.309      1.832      1.367    -25.39     1.878      2.162      2.078      1.844      -1.83    0.75

     ISRAEL      1.000      2.135      2.135      1.808    -15.29     2.222      1.808      1.808      1.808     -18.60    0.74

     INDNSIA     3.320      1.684      1.437      1.408     -2.03     1.896      1.630      1.677      1.655     -12.70    0.67

     GUATMAL     2.782      2.201      2.156      1.487    -31.03     2.345      1.812      1.675      1.532     -34.68    0.62

     HONDURA     1.325      1.090      0.952      0.460    -51.72     1.151      0.702      0.644      0.598     -48.08    0.24


     _WTO      260.114    274.442    234.459    205.339    -12.42   278.179    250.797    248.951    245.322     -11.81   99.96

     _W HEMI    76.459     75.248     63.394     64.209      1.29    74.986     77.761     76.187     76.064       1.44   30.99

     _NAFTA     67.515     67.980     57.088     58.969      3.29    67.294     71.299     70.091     69.861       3.81   28.46

     _OECD      79.826     82.222     70.335     54.833    -22.04    82.781     68.110     67.396     66.720     -19.40   27.18

     _EU27      61.837     63.583     54.611     43.308    -20.70    64.096     52.704     52.740     52.280     -18.43   21.30

     _EU28      61.837     63.583     54.611     43.308    -20.70    64.096     52.704     52.740     52.280     -18.43   21.30

     _ASEAN     16.993     18.197     15.411     12.275    -20.35    18.350     15.900     15.747     15.061     -17.92    6.14

     _CAFTA      7.147      5.230      4.693      3.530    -24.79     5.862      4.320      4.081      4.067     -30.63    1.66