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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC 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     101.023     96.620     84.847     60.765    -28.38   100.894     75.744     73.865     72.538     -28.10  100.00

     INDNSIA    38.829     39.509     35.140     20.891    -40.55    41.608     27.498     26.289     25.261     -39.29   34.82

     INDIA      11.806     13.317     11.358     11.846      4.30    13.707     13.852     13.965     13.805       0.72   19.03

     CANADA     16.705     12.054     10.040      9.266     -7.71    12.217     11.115     11.267     11.280      -7.67   15.55

     CHINA P    13.665     12.015     10.972      4.931    -55.06    12.912      6.491      6.064      5.974     -53.73    8.24

     TURKEY      4.785      3.749      3.406      2.620    -23.08     4.370      2.848      2.750      2.963     -32.20    4.08

     ROMANIA     0.817      2.653      2.410      1.887    -21.71     2.519      2.352      2.197      2.129     -15.49    2.94

     SPAIN       1.410      2.395      2.097      1.532    -26.93     2.296      1.872      1.906      1.830     -20.29    2.52

     THAILND     0.714      1.134      0.922      1.410     53.05     0.980      1.893      1.742      1.623      65.61    2.24

     ITALY       0.231      0.557      0.400      1.224    206.08     0.421      1.526      1.537      1.381     228.01    1.90

     PHIL R      3.064      2.530      2.320      0.708    -69.47     2.655      1.094      0.978      0.919     -65.40    1.27

     VIETNAM     4.332      2.193      2.144      0.738    -65.58     2.704      0.740      0.749      0.787     -70.89    1.09

     MEXICO      1.186      0.711      0.672      0.615     -8.42     0.961      0.630      0.651      0.654     -31.88    0.90

     PAKISTN     0.370      0.108      0.097      0.229    137.47     0.097      0.207      0.241      0.240     148.84    0.33


     _WTO      101.023     96.620     84.847     60.765    -28.38   100.894     75.744     73.865     72.538     -28.10  100.00

     _ASEAN     46.939     45.428     40.587     23.748    -41.49    48.008     31.225     29.758     28.590     -40.45   39.41

     _OECD      25.560     21.672     18.223     17.051     -6.43    22.026     20.335     20.345     20.500      -6.93   28.26

     _W HEMI    17.946     12.771     10.717      9.883     -7.78    13.183     11.747     11.921     11.937      -9.46   16.46

     _NAFTA     17.890     12.765     10.712      9.881     -7.75    13.178     11.745     11.919     11.935      -9.43   16.45

     _EU27       4.420      8.240      6.887      6.687     -2.91     7.539      8.459      8.237      8.040       6.64   11.08

     _EU28       4.420      8.240      6.887      6.687     -2.91     7.539      8.459      8.237      8.040       6.64   11.08