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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      45.656     49.066     44.481     39.536    -11.12    51.785     45.804     45.099     44.121     -14.80  100.00

     INDNSIA    21.999     23.751     22.150     19.058    -13.96    26.204     21.710     21.040     20.659     -21.16   46.82

     CHINA P     6.296      7.342      6.335      5.565    -12.16     7.075      6.957      6.756      6.572      -7.11   14.90

     INDIA       6.043      7.790      7.121      5.584    -21.59     7.857      6.556      6.474      6.253     -20.42   14.17

     KOR REP     4.713      4.613      3.946      5.079     28.69     4.899      5.898      6.109      5.745      17.28   13.02

     SPAIN       0.591      0.701      0.628      1.232     96.19     0.692      1.208      1.342      1.305      88.65    2.96

     THAILND     2.065      2.066      1.880      0.724    -61.47     2.195      1.053      0.958      0.910     -58.56    2.06

     VIETNAM     1.531      0.771      0.771      0.405    -47.55     0.917      0.375      0.375      0.405     -55.87    0.92


     _WTO       45.656     49.066     44.481     39.536    -11.12    51.785     45.804     45.099     44.121     -14.80  100.00

     _ASEAN     25.630     26.631     24.845     20.187    -18.75    29.359     23.138     22.373     21.974     -25.16   49.80

     _OECD       7.185      7.087      6.033      8.080     33.93     7.241      8.955      9.299      9.134      26.15   20.70

     _EU27       1.172      1.430      1.172      2.281     94.61     1.265      2.303      2.456      2.540     100.82    5.76

     _EU28       1.172      1.430      1.172      2.281     94.61     1.265      2.303      2.456      2.540     100.82    5.76