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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         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    1354.660   1411.358   1194.905   1180.802     -1.18  1416.007   1378.941   1380.643   1397.254      -1.32  100.00

     CHINA P   317.026    370.566    311.915    329.198      5.54   364.069    382.662    384.070    387.849       6.53   27.76

     VIETNAM   204.599    195.527    164.889    141.369    -14.26   203.429    175.064    173.807    172.006     -15.45   12.31

     CHINA T   152.286    163.638    142.393    131.186     -7.87   161.518    148.688    148.599    152.431      -5.63   10.91

     KOR REP   118.811    128.946    109.222    107.125     -1.92   130.115    126.588    126.678    126.849      -2.51    9.08

     JAPAN     106.380    111.173     92.525    101.914     10.15   103.933    117.848    117.060    120.562      16.00    8.63

     MEXICO     90.295     89.090     75.974     81.898      7.80    89.567     94.013     94.382     95.013       6.08    6.80

     CANADA    107.102     93.137     78.877     73.138     -7.28    98.542     87.021     86.215     87.398     -11.31    6.26

     GERMANY    32.755     27.067     23.078     30.509     32.20    27.198     29.801     32.545     34.498      26.84    2.47

     SWITZLD    27.059     26.073     21.783     22.922      5.23    26.531     25.567     26.406     27.212       2.57    1.95

     INDIA      19.955     22.225     18.169     22.714     25.01    22.132     25.717     26.597     26.770      20.95    1.92

     ITALY      21.518     20.705     17.006     18.209      7.07    23.202     21.337     21.557     21.908      -5.58    1.57

     U KING     14.251     17.525     15.175     14.336     -5.53    17.613     15.958     15.951     16.686      -5.26    1.19

     TURKEY     13.836     15.633     12.554     12.175     -3.02    15.546     14.824     14.273     15.254      -1.88    1.09

     FRANCE     16.108     15.634     13.177     11.586    -12.07    15.543     13.869     14.075     14.043      -9.65    1.01

     SPAIN       7.783     10.433      8.238      9.601     16.55     9.629     11.411     11.419     11.796      22.50    0.84

     N ZEAL      9.089     10.292      8.725      7.778    -10.86    10.244      9.346      9.669      9.345      -8.78    0.67

     THAILND    10.985      8.290      6.669      6.891      3.32     8.980      8.951      8.831      8.512      -5.21    0.61

     INDNSIA     2.195      3.100      2.436      7.043    189.14     3.020      6.777      7.147      7.707     155.17    0.55

     NETHLDS     7.098      6.216      4.916      5.213      6.05     6.168      6.430      6.509      6.514       5.61    0.47

     LUXMBRG     3.024      2.035      1.640      4.949    201.76     2.361      4.827      5.100      5.344     126.31    0.38

     AUSTRAL     4.084      5.517      4.492      3.975    -11.51     5.358      5.157      4.932      4.999      -6.70    0.36

     BELGIUM     4.427      4.978      4.183      3.696    -11.65     5.018      4.705      4.670      4.490     -10.51    0.32

     CAMBOD      1.103      3.303      2.311      3.276     41.77     2.724      4.419      4.139      4.268      56.70    0.31

     PORTUGL     3.802      5.269      4.350      2.089    -51.99     4.940      3.510      3.134      3.008     -39.11    0.22

     REP SAF     4.271      3.544      3.155      2.394    -24.14     4.170      2.539      2.688      2.782     -33.27    0.20

     SLOVAK      1.406      1.953      1.520      2.328     53.14     1.827      2.729      2.778      2.760      51.06    0.20

     AUSTRIA     3.525      2.876      2.520      2.381     -5.51     2.977      3.029      3.019      2.737      -8.08    0.20

     PERU        1.849      2.544      2.396      2.458      2.61     2.586      2.762      2.559      2.607       0.78    0.19

     ROMANIA     1.008      1.443      1.156      1.925     66.46     1.319      1.942      1.946      2.211      67.67    0.16

     CZECH       4.093      2.815      2.609      1.883    -27.82     2.914      2.472      2.249      2.089     -28.30    0.15

     COLOMB      1.555      2.411      1.979      1.538    -22.31     2.523      2.159      1.855      1.969     -21.94    0.14

     ISRAEL     26.185     21.901     21.573      1.586    -92.65    25.236      2.243      2.019      1.914     -92.42    0.14

     PHIL R      1.616      1.972      1.844      1.368    -25.83     2.013      1.826      1.544      1.496     -25.69    0.11

     SALVADR     1.179      1.415      1.117      1.171      4.79     1.309      1.513      1.530      1.469      12.21    0.11

     HG KONG     1.747      1.708      1.279      1.001    -21.76     1.506      1.443      1.486      1.430      -5.07    0.10

     DENMARK     1.325      1.054      0.930      1.046     12.52     1.174      1.158      1.087      1.171      -0.24    0.08

     EGYPT       1.609      1.520      1.306      0.535    -59.08     1.321      1.152      0.847      0.749     -43.33    0.05

     PAKISTN     0.663      0.845      0.673      0.451    -32.96     0.686      0.775      0.644      0.623      -9.25    0.04

     MACAU       0.993      1.597      1.546      0.529    -65.75     1.578      0.725      0.658      0.580     -63.23    0.04

     SWEDEN      0.909      0.499      0.400      0.443     10.84     0.533      0.553      0.561      0.542       1.81    0.04


     _WTO     1354.599   1411.303   1194.867   1180.727     -1.18  1415.957   1378.864   1380.543   1397.163      -1.33   99.99

     _OECD     402.059    398.800    335.879    334.080     -0.54   407.844    388.759    391.173    397.001      -2.66   28.41

     _ASEAN    220.845    212.494    178.416    160.370    -10.11   220.458    197.410    195.836    194.448     -11.80   13.92

     _W HEMI   204.309    190.123    161.577    162.749      0.73   196.084    190.146    189.261    191.295      -2.44   13.69

     _NAFTA    197.398    182.226    154.851    155.036      0.12   188.109    181.034    180.597    182.412      -3.03   13.06

     _EU27     124.355    121.919    102.186    110.832      8.46   123.907    124.575    127.367    130.565       5.37    9.34

     _EU28     124.362    121.919    102.186    110.832      8.46   123.907    124.575    127.367    130.565       5.37    9.34

     _CAFTA      2.978      2.518      1.951      3.237     65.93     2.428      3.671      3.734      3.804      56.70    0.27

     _SUB-SAH    4.280      3.572      3.183      2.436    -23.47     4.205      2.582      2.730      2.825     -32.83    0.20