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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         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    1213.594   1320.306   1111.407   1122.134      0.97  1303.833   1364.131   1352.943   1331.033       2.09  100.00

     CHINA P   250.709    281.094    238.613    232.143     -2.71   280.069    271.654    271.173    274.624      -1.94   20.63

     GERMANY   139.706    137.390    118.409    116.679     -1.46   141.312    136.081    136.449    135.660      -4.00   10.19

     CANADA    115.308    127.585    108.741    105.459     -3.02   126.851    126.120    125.342    124.304      -2.01    9.34

     JAPAN     104.713    102.164     86.992     84.871     -2.44   104.518    100.072     99.288    100.042      -4.28    7.52

     ITALY      47.174     75.237     60.665     65.901      8.63    68.306     80.917     80.306     80.473      17.81    6.05

     MEXICO     79.037     59.926     50.087     54.638      9.09    61.309     62.092     62.781     64.477       5.17    4.84

     ISRAEL     82.456     70.031     58.614     50.653    -13.58    69.853     65.388     65.600     62.070     -11.14    4.66

     LUXMBRG    30.264     80.254     68.843     45.509    -33.89    73.769     94.236     78.815     56.920     -22.84    4.28

     INDIA      37.903     43.121     33.749     45.178     33.86    39.881     53.865     54.465     54.549      36.78    4.10

     TURKEY     29.278     37.812     31.527     40.027     26.96    36.822     44.822     45.488     46.311      25.77    3.48

     CHINA T    38.087     40.048     33.540     37.914     13.04    39.775     43.038     44.415     44.422      11.68    3.34

     KOR REP    30.392     31.750     27.160     30.509     12.33    31.324     35.211     34.904     35.100      12.05    2.64

     FRANCE     45.666     32.259     27.727     27.840      0.41    33.471     32.663     32.552     32.372      -3.28    2.43

     U KING     21.850     25.334     21.025     20.889     -0.65    24.555     25.976     26.474     25.198       2.62    1.89

     THAILND    19.707     19.811     16.225     19.023     17.24    19.541     22.202     22.479     22.609      15.70    1.70

     POLAND     17.826     19.022     15.393     18.299     18.88    17.999     21.015     21.457     21.928      21.83    1.65

     NETHLDS    17.509     20.641     18.264     18.712      2.45    22.284     20.597     20.247     21.089      -5.36    1.58

     BRAZIL     22.045     19.916     16.525     14.667    -11.25    19.909     18.282     18.924     18.058      -9.30    1.36

     RUSSIA      0.000      4.999      2.664     14.742    453.43     2.664     16.655     17.604     17.077     541.09    1.28

     SWEDEN     13.378     13.145     10.737     11.461      6.74    13.623     14.242     14.832     13.868       1.80    1.04

     CZECH      10.683      7.793      6.605      9.595     45.28     8.169     10.344     10.492     10.784      32.01    0.81

     AUSTRAL     7.238     11.247      8.799      7.300    -17.03     9.695      9.942      9.865      9.749       0.55    0.73

     S ARAB      2.036      7.222      6.356      8.041     26.50     6.785      7.946      8.527      8.907      31.26    0.67

     SPAIN       8.258      5.854      4.578      6.723     46.85     6.100      8.519      8.337      7.999      31.14    0.60

     SLOVENI     5.333      6.775      4.979      5.467      9.80     6.302      6.580      7.148      7.263      15.24    0.55

     FINLAND     3.432      5.008      4.418      4.222     -4.44     4.664      4.705      5.064      4.811       3.16    0.36

     BELGIUM     6.157      4.543      4.151      3.798     -8.50     5.868      3.590      3.556      4.190     -28.59    0.31

     DENMARK     5.772      6.298      4.930      2.663    -45.99     5.313      4.584      4.300      4.031     -24.13    0.30

     IRELAND     4.459      3.542      2.745      2.535     -7.64     2.745      3.349      3.339      3.333      21.41    0.25

     INDNSIA     2.909      2.949      2.686      2.304    -14.24     2.967      2.461      2.622      2.566     -13.50    0.19

     HG KONG     2.123      1.901      1.751      2.132     21.77     1.938      2.615      2.514      2.282      17.74    0.17

     SWITZLD     1.471      2.028      1.849      1.846     -0.17     1.962      1.884      1.740      2.025       3.24    0.15

     AUSTRIA     1.299      2.343      2.273      1.389    -38.90     2.586      1.713      1.475      1.459     -43.59    0.11

     PERU        0.428      0.340      0.013      0.946   7457.27     0.023      1.014      1.014      1.274    5383.72    0.10

     REP SAF     0.578      0.801      0.623      0.976     56.59     0.724      1.142      1.222      1.153      59.21    0.09

     COLOMB      0.390      0.357      0.290      1.054    263.02     0.317      1.204      1.179      1.121     253.82    0.08

     GREECE      0.785      0.795      0.653      0.808     23.81     0.763      0.771      0.769      0.951      24.52    0.07

     DOM REP     0.747      0.849      0.755      0.636    -15.64     0.938      0.895      0.739      0.731     -22.08    0.05

     HUNGARY     1.862      0.720      0.631      0.558    -11.47     0.764      0.591      0.623      0.647     -15.26    0.05

     MALAYSA     0.612      2.769      2.709      0.560    -79.34     2.762      0.427      0.457      0.619     -77.58    0.05

     MCDONIA     0.577      0.250      0.223      0.393     76.33     0.369      0.371      0.395      0.420      13.75    0.03

     PAKISTN     0.268      0.505      0.458      0.335    -26.84     0.481      0.481      0.481      0.382     -20.55    0.03

     VIETNAM     0.413      0.342      0.303      0.185    -39.13     0.354      0.261      0.207      0.223     -36.92    0.02

     VENEZ       0.000      0.076      0.058      0.130    124.45     0.058      0.118      0.113      0.148     156.19    0.01

     NORWAY      0.230      0.069      0.057      0.094     63.34     0.079      0.094      0.100      0.105      33.71    0.01

     EGYPT       0.043      0.262      0.262      0.073    -71.94     0.273      0.272      0.074      0.073     -73.09    0.01

     PHIL R      0.410      0.588      0.582      0.017    -97.02     0.585      0.347      0.343      0.024     -95.94    0.00


     _WTO     1213.141   1320.172   1111.302   1122.090      0.97  1303.728   1364.048   1352.860   1330.960       2.09   99.99

     _OECD     560.032    651.027    550.472    543.044     -1.35   639.319    682.153    666.853    643.599       0.67   48.35

     _EU27     382.380    448.341    378.251    364.437     -3.65   439.924    472.194    457.738    434.527      -1.23   32.65

     _EU28     382.380    448.341    378.251    364.437     -3.65   439.924    472.194    457.738    434.527      -1.23   32.65

     _W HEMI   218.211    209.468    176.821    177.814      0.56   209.817    210.154    210.477    210.461       0.31   15.81

     _NAFTA    194.345    187.511    158.828    160.097      0.80   188.160    188.212    188.123    188.781       0.33   14.18

     _ASEAN     24.099     26.472     22.514     22.122     -1.74    26.217     25.732     26.148     26.081      -0.52    1.96

     _SUB-SAH    0.644      0.802      0.624      0.978     56.65     0.792      1.142      1.224      1.156      45.99    0.09

     _CAFTA      0.976      1.228      1.070      0.877    -18.00     1.311      1.274      1.079      1.035     -21.05    0.08