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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT 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     629.287    647.701    551.104    495.483    -10.09   652.081    611.440    601.456    592.080      -9.20  100.00

     INDIA     139.734    146.978    126.870    116.909     -7.85   146.765    140.669    139.708    137.017      -6.64   23.14

     CHINA P   126.113    132.671    112.694    104.700     -7.09   133.097    127.353    125.969    124.677      -6.33   21.06

     CANADA     53.612     43.306     36.732     36.053     -1.85    45.451     43.394     42.638     42.627      -6.21    7.20

     TURKEY     32.249     46.771     40.100     30.300    -24.44    45.167     40.663     39.493     36.971     -18.15    6.24

     CHINA T    41.321     44.945     38.637     28.752    -25.58    45.600     38.949     37.261     35.060     -23.11    5.92

     S ARAB     36.770     24.543     21.131     22.328      5.66    28.655     25.477     24.263     25.740     -10.17    4.35

     ARAB EM    35.439     29.134     24.254     20.313    -16.25    30.287     27.439     26.606     25.193     -16.82    4.26

     KOR REP    20.830     24.104     20.620     17.873    -13.32    24.326     21.905     21.070     21.357     -12.21    3.61

     THAILND    21.110     22.868     18.880     17.266     -8.55    22.775     22.032     21.250     21.255      -6.68    3.59

     VIETNAM    16.102     18.774     16.011     13.006    -18.77    18.502     15.768     16.043     15.769     -14.77    2.66

     JAPAN      15.865     15.027     12.426     13.079      5.26    15.319     15.370     15.451     15.681       2.36    2.65

     MEXICO     12.977     12.706     11.268      8.962    -20.46    12.904     10.637     10.618     10.400     -19.40    1.76

     U KING     12.016     12.428     10.503      7.982    -24.00    12.670     10.475     10.280      9.907     -21.81    1.67

     ITALY       7.840     10.049      7.783      7.628     -1.99     9.188      9.655      9.542      9.894       7.69    1.67

     NETHLDS     8.863      9.497      7.745      7.594     -1.96     9.018      9.486      9.601      9.345       3.63    1.58

     BELGIUM     8.324     10.062      8.609      5.977    -30.57     9.442      7.562      7.659      7.429     -21.31    1.25

     GERMANY     9.798      7.421      6.423      5.917     -7.89     7.415      7.053      6.790      6.914      -6.76    1.17

     GREECE      7.747      7.690      6.771      5.732    -15.35     7.614      7.195      6.999      6.651     -12.65    1.12

     COLOMB      4.613      6.695      5.586      3.742    -33.01     6.393      5.517      5.168      4.852     -24.11    0.82

     GUATMAL     1.820      2.729      2.106      2.186      3.81     2.686      2.961      3.094      2.809       4.57    0.47

     HG KONG     0.257      0.584      0.320      1.898    492.28     0.351      1.983      1.980      2.161     516.41    0.37

     INDNSIA     0.833      1.492      1.196      1.477     23.49     1.428      1.892      1.818      1.773      24.20    0.30

     ROMANIA     0.289      0.408      0.408      1.770    333.58     0.486      1.551      1.508      1.770     264.03    0.30

     ISRAEL      1.864      1.841      1.477      1.196    -19.03     1.949      1.591      1.528      1.560     -19.92    0.26

     MALAYSA     2.755      2.261      1.927      1.111    -42.34     2.256      1.717      1.611      1.446     -35.94    0.24

     PORTUGL     0.667      0.559      0.494      0.617     24.79     0.543      0.551      0.535      0.682      25.42    0.12

     SRI LKA     0.658      0.929      0.810      0.446    -44.98     0.854      0.636      0.656      0.565     -33.87    0.10

     SALVADR     0.515      0.644      0.570      0.285    -49.94     0.621      0.360      0.311      0.359     -42.24    0.06


     _WTO      629.282    647.672    551.076    495.446    -10.09   652.049    611.410    601.433    592.042      -9.20   99.99

     _OECD     168.806    180.140    152.509    133.724    -12.32   178.769    166.895    163.920    161.356      -9.74   27.25

     _W HEMI    74.323     66.736     56.796     51.939     -8.55    68.688     63.748     62.724     61.878      -9.91   10.45

     _EU27      59.732     64.449     53.910     50.145     -6.98    62.253     60.921     60.576     60.684      -2.52   10.25

     _EU28      59.732     64.449     53.910     50.145     -6.98    62.253     60.921     60.576     60.684      -2.52   10.25

     _NAFTA     66.589     56.012     47.999     45.015     -6.22    58.355     54.031     53.256     53.028      -9.13    8.96

     _ASEAN     40.810     45.421     38.038     32.864    -13.60    44.993     41.413     40.726     40.247     -10.55    6.80

     _CAFTA      2.538      3.397      2.698      2.527     -6.33     3.350      3.377      3.463      3.227      -3.70    0.54