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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   50344.800  55058.648  47075.463  44483.010     -5.51 54670.787  53607.940  52849.899  52466.194      -4.03  100.00

     CHINA P 23192.045  25092.374  21601.319  19325.470    -10.54 25055.573  23571.362  23021.521  22816.526      -8.94   43.49

     VIETNAM  5174.080   6260.618   5350.688   5445.221      1.77  6107.563   6430.322   6357.481   6355.151       4.05   12.11

     INDNSIA  2318.915   2573.642   2206.290   2208.698      0.11  2516.195   2600.250   2593.065   2576.050       2.38    4.91

     MEXICO   2068.167   2107.676   1796.055   1807.187      0.62  2112.797   2096.066   2103.319   2118.809       0.28    4.04

     INDIA    1483.389   1651.851   1419.364   1462.637      3.05  1639.957   1695.078   1697.434   1695.124       3.36    3.23

     HONDURA  1184.468   1237.174   1038.167   1001.353     -3.55  1229.016   1228.673   1214.688   1200.359      -2.33    2.29

     BNGLDSH  1009.237   1254.557   1100.408   1030.799     -6.33  1233.592   1238.750   1225.783   1184.948      -3.94    2.26

     CAMBOD    929.062   1092.435    944.663    846.961    -10.34  1081.877   1032.128   1012.767    994.732      -8.06    1.90

     SRI LKA   757.277    978.246    814.595    809.432     -0.63   942.873    976.007    982.511    973.082       3.20    1.85

     CANADA   1066.450   1010.557    858.561    813.311     -5.27  1037.943    977.027    970.916    965.307      -7.00    1.84

     SALVADR   813.411    881.126    748.078    816.172      9.10   889.152    960.948    950.298    949.220       6.76    1.81

     JORDAN    798.859    933.957    813.070    821.891      1.08   928.556    947.584    955.094    942.778       1.53    1.80

     TURKEY    621.234    709.192    586.023    623.102      6.33   693.501    743.611    740.004    746.271       7.61    1.42

     THAILND   697.047    742.387    625.277    563.745     -9.84   733.618    712.655    698.308    680.855      -7.19    1.30

     GUATMAL   524.250    592.587    494.550    566.503     14.55   583.744    649.986    657.347    664.540      13.84    1.27

     KOR REP   660.057    661.292    561.098    557.965     -0.56   670.518    653.552    652.377    658.159      -1.84    1.25

     CHINA T   726.421    749.938    642.616    537.230    -16.40   742.655    664.774    656.429    644.552     -13.21    1.23

     PHIL R    627.109    666.158    568.087    511.352     -9.99   649.046    626.459    612.694    609.423      -6.10    1.16

     ITALY     580.957    581.753    472.100    452.331     -4.19   581.152    569.892    565.478    561.983      -3.30    1.07

     EGYPT     514.184    575.915    490.469    423.938    -13.56   572.619    546.375    528.359    509.383     -11.04    0.97

     NICARAG   494.771    463.920    383.361    416.660      8.69   459.730    499.516    500.475    497.219       8.15    0.95

     DOM REP   309.646    352.939    294.234    276.948     -5.87   347.926    345.273    341.224    335.653      -3.53    0.64

     JAPAN     305.330    309.625    258.984    274.110      5.84   305.227    319.849    319.467    324.752       6.40    0.62

     GERMANY   312.945    292.945    250.675    248.750     -0.77   299.648    286.901    290.702    291.020      -2.88    0.55

     HAITI     202.668    234.483    193.186    248.135     28.44   225.341    277.143    283.440    289.433      28.44    0.55

     PAKISTN   265.965    256.240    218.279    166.684    -23.64   260.811    220.996    213.776    204.645     -21.54    0.39

     LESOTHO   176.531    188.284    149.443    156.221      4.54   174.314    191.607    185.845    195.062      11.90    0.37

     KENYA     202.951    199.536    169.161    143.030    -15.45   202.288    176.850    181.532    173.405     -14.28    0.33

     FRANCE    170.779    155.137    129.468    118.697     -8.32   157.015    146.711    145.450    144.367      -8.06    0.28

     ISRAEL    204.491    172.387    150.963    115.213    -23.68   180.708    142.712    141.980    136.637     -24.39    0.26

     COLOMB    121.541    141.017    117.862    108.936     -7.57   138.380    134.254    132.964    132.091      -4.55    0.25

     MALAYSA   169.193    181.978    160.761    104.363    -35.08   185.690    135.429    127.809    125.580     -32.37    0.24

     U KING    114.241    128.557    106.137    101.847     -4.04   126.139    125.709    124.857    124.267      -1.48    0.24

     HG KONG    81.709    108.135     88.224    101.347     14.88    99.610    124.296    124.238    121.258      21.73    0.23

     BELGIUM   107.804    105.508     84.686     91.558      8.12   104.062    110.692    109.922    112.381       7.99    0.21

     PERU       99.727     90.529     78.318     98.499     25.77    88.307    102.223    104.246    110.710      25.37    0.21

     PORTUGL   101.262    109.943     89.639     85.781     -4.30   105.752    106.720    107.025    106.086       0.32    0.20

     NETHLDS    90.559     79.991     66.924     70.646      5.56    80.518     80.938     81.024     83.713       3.97    0.16

     ROMANIA    71.778     76.270     63.841     69.951      9.57    75.431     84.121     83.201     82.381       9.21    0.16

     MOROC      77.517     74.318     62.037     52.603    -15.21    72.823     66.813     65.311     64.885     -10.90    0.12

     SPAIN      53.443     57.288     46.711     53.994     15.59    55.785     64.538     64.176     64.571      15.75    0.12

     LUXMBRG    33.296     82.294     70.488     50.468    -28.40    76.136     99.073     83.926     62.274     -18.21    0.12

     BURMA      10.535     33.265     27.655     54.767     98.04    29.573     58.688     61.204     60.377     104.16    0.12

     POLAND     46.807     46.507     37.617     42.639     13.35    45.628     51.123     51.573     51.529      12.93    0.10

     MADAGAS    11.323     27.935     22.204     45.090    103.07    24.640     45.876     47.279     50.821     106.25    0.10

     BAHRAIN    90.045     91.158     79.927     31.532    -60.55    91.266     59.212     49.745     42.763     -53.14    0.08

     SWITZLD    40.403     40.684     33.709     34.522      2.41    40.682     39.834     40.628     41.497       2.00    0.08

     BULGAR     33.996     33.086     27.836     34.274     23.13    31.651     37.369     37.681     39.525      24.88    0.08

     S ARAB     39.932     32.551     28.246     30.754      8.88    36.417     33.888     33.226     35.059      -3.73    0.07

     BRAZIL     38.518     35.354     29.233     28.313     -3.15    35.702     34.946     35.289     34.434      -3.55    0.07

     ARAB EM    45.794     38.222     32.033     26.957    -15.85    40.034     34.890     34.434     33.146     -17.21    0.06

     C RICA     38.897     38.141     31.629     23.636    -25.27    38.624     32.990     31.081     30.147     -21.95    0.06

     AUSTRAL    23.934     32.241     26.038     23.366    -10.26    29.842     30.580     30.157     29.569      -0.91    0.06

     CZECH      31.870     32.319     28.585     24.104    -15.68    33.984     28.053     27.753     27.837     -18.09    0.05

     TNZANIA    14.701     23.476     19.272     23.290     20.85    22.132     26.793     28.351     27.495      24.23    0.05

     TUNISIA    28.201     27.830     24.734     20.045    -18.96    28.416     23.009     23.293     23.141     -18.57    0.04

     SWEDEN     24.306     20.730     17.100     17.781      3.98    21.835     21.738     22.407     21.411      -1.94    0.04

     RUSSIA      2.055      6.915      4.382     15.546    254.77     4.811     17.829     18.710     18.078     275.74    0.03

     HUNGARY    17.233     19.446     16.340     14.563    -10.88    19.163     18.985     18.101     17.668      -7.80    0.03

     ETHIOP      8.248      9.371      7.504     15.598    107.88     9.132     14.758     15.987     17.466      91.27    0.03

     AUSTRIA    22.629     21.266     18.709     14.470    -22.66    23.128     18.327     17.756     17.028     -26.38    0.03

     SLOVENI    14.879     17.036     13.551     12.978     -4.23    16.506     16.475     16.777     16.463      -0.26    0.03

     OMAN        5.708      8.032      7.558     15.270    102.05     8.607     10.861     13.802     15.745      82.93    0.03

     DENMARK    14.358     15.767     12.943     11.292    -12.76    14.578     14.502     14.075     14.116      -3.17    0.03

     REP SAF    12.936     14.405     12.354     11.318     -8.39    15.125     13.412     13.607     13.369     -11.61    0.03

     SLOVAK     10.159     11.581      9.231     10.317     11.77    10.588     12.510     12.729     12.667      19.64    0.02

     N ZEAL     11.424     11.004      9.461      9.007     -4.80    10.984     10.279     10.784     10.550      -3.96    0.02

     MAURIT     12.557     10.009      8.643      8.618     -0.29    10.593      9.880      9.735      9.984      -5.75    0.02

     GREECE     10.852     10.579      9.317      8.407     -9.77    10.497      9.972      9.762      9.669      -7.88    0.02

     UKRAINE     6.519      9.013      7.525      7.334     -2.54     9.099      8.223      8.518      8.821      -3.05    0.02

     LITHUAN     8.893      8.422      7.443      7.391     -0.69     9.396      7.893      8.348      8.371     -10.91    0.02

     LATVIA     14.205     10.659     10.149      7.278    -28.29    12.130      8.452      8.070      7.787     -35.80    0.01

     GHANA       0.544      6.467      5.007      5.726     14.37     5.276      7.920      7.735      7.186      36.22    0.01

     FINLAND     5.218      9.505      8.473      5.781    -31.77     9.058      6.936      7.075      6.813     -24.78    0.01

     BOTSWAN     8.754      8.251      6.963      4.273    -38.63     8.354      5.826      5.418      5.561     -33.43    0.01

     IRELAND     7.590      7.518      6.470      4.228    -34.65     7.102      5.849      5.704      5.277     -25.70    0.01

     BELARUS     0.164      1.699      0.807      3.829    374.60     0.813      4.671      4.648      4.721     481.01    0.01

     ECUADOR     4.364      3.471      2.603      2.561     -1.64     3.590      3.462      3.494      3.428      -4.52    0.01

     MACAU       5.048      4.789      4.107      2.580    -37.19     4.401      3.163      3.159      3.261     -25.90    0.01

     MALAWI      4.037      6.009      4.368      1.221    -72.04     5.573      3.053      2.860      2.862     -48.65    0.01

     SINGAPR    14.789      7.310      6.985      2.050    -70.65     8.324      2.542      2.386      2.376     -71.46    0.00

     ESTONIA     2.838      1.420      1.218      1.908     56.69     1.915      2.138      2.118      2.110      10.16    0.00

     NORWAY      1.538      1.567      1.391      0.961    -30.96     1.730      1.288      1.234      1.136     -34.35    0.00

     MALTA       1.905      0.721      0.532      0.828     55.52     0.582      0.984      0.946      1.017      74.81    0.00

     NIGERIA     0.389      0.501      0.225      0.054    -76.20     0.226      0.439      0.331      0.329      45.53    0.00

     SWAZLND    36.282      0.354      0.330      0.133    -59.74     7.649      0.221      0.163      0.157     -97.95    0.00


     _WTO    50324.103  55036.717  47057.862  44454.623     -5.53 54648.828  53578.532  52819.344  52433.478      -4.05   99.94

     _ASEAN   9948.690  11563.993   9895.886   9740.576     -1.57 11318.972  11602.526  11469.832  11408.683       0.79   21.74

     _W HEMI  6974.884   7195.723   6071.159   6214.531      2.36  7196.913   7350.084   7336.086   7339.096       1.98   13.99

     _OECD    4171.588   4243.789   3548.862   3479.806     -1.95  4256.593   4223.156   4193.095   4174.734      -1.92    7.96

     _CAFTA   3365.442   3565.886   2990.019   3101.271      3.72  3548.192   3717.387   3695.113   3677.138       3.63    7.01

     _NAFTA   3134.617   3118.233   2654.616   2620.498     -1.29  3150.741   3073.092   3074.235   3084.116      -2.11    5.88

     _EU28    1909.777   1943.328   1612.209   1567.475     -2.77  1936.339   1943.010   1923.106   1898.594      -1.95    3.62

     _EU27    1905.437   1936.691   1606.574   1562.622     -2.74  1929.843   1937.020   1917.039   1892.739      -1.92    3.61

     _SUB-SAH  490.043    495.885    406.196    415.749      2.35   486.184    498.350    500.541    505.438       3.96    0.96

     _CBI      205.536    236.674    194.774    250.079     28.39   227.339    279.725    285.945    291.979      28.43    0.56

     _ANDEAN     4.364      3.471      2.603      2.561     -1.64     3.590      3.462      3.494      3.428      -4.52    0.01