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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                         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      34.934     37.438     32.714     24.975    -23.66    39.967     31.811     29.698     29.700     -25.69  100.00

     ITALY       8.356      7.224      6.078      6.153      1.23     7.959      7.654      7.418      7.299      -8.30   24.57

     KOR REP     6.673      9.726      8.823      5.775    -34.54    10.639      7.398      6.281      6.679     -37.23   22.49

     CANADA      7.314      5.726      5.006      3.810    -23.90     6.077      4.666      4.611      4.529     -25.47   15.25

     CHINA P     5.240      5.635      4.947      3.633    -26.57     6.325      4.747      4.416      4.320     -31.70   14.55

     JAPAN       3.101      4.201      3.596      3.109    -13.53     3.963      3.679      3.598      3.715      -6.26   12.51

     INDIA       1.755      2.906      2.583      1.014    -60.75     3.011      1.753      1.506      1.337     -55.59    4.50


     _WTO       34.896     37.438     32.714     24.974    -23.66    39.967     31.811     29.696     29.698     -25.69  100.00

     _OECD      24.350     24.043     21.022     16.645    -20.82    26.074     21.010     19.546     19.666     -24.58   66.21

     _EU27       9.621      8.173      6.842      6.816     -0.38     8.911      8.583      8.334      8.146      -8.57   27.43

     _EU28       9.621      8.173      6.842      6.816     -0.38     8.911      8.583      8.334      8.146      -8.57   27.43

     _W HEMI     7.472      5.971      5.210      4.079    -21.70     6.296      5.000      4.946      4.840     -23.12   16.30

     _NAFTA      7.314      5.794      5.058      3.927    -22.35     6.129      4.824      4.775      4.664     -23.89   15.70