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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2017
   Country      2015       2016       9/2016     9/2017  % Change    9/2016     7/2017     8/2017     9/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD     84348039  80219829   61528737   59316599     -3.60  80322479   78342542   78285290   78007691      -2.88  100.00

     CHINA P   17435941  18572379   14005745   15096703      7.79  17979014   19126624   19146829   19663337       9.37   25.21

     INDIA     12443225  11356965    8528673    9583382     12.37  11150025   12229357   12292081   12411674      11.32   15.91

     MEXICO    14224939  11826283    9131055    9605857      5.20  11692452   12094141   12144377   12301085       5.21   15.77

     CANADA    11298605  12082622    9595013    8185113    -14.69  12983010   10910017   11073961   10672722     -17.79   13.68

     INDNSIA    7548659   6559550    5455871    3639418    -33.29   6886393    5171441    4945951    4743097     -31.12    6.08

     MALAYSA    5811406   5245075    4288277    3213063    -25.07   5590962    4431733    4248600    4169861     -25.42    5.35

     CHINA T    4182952   3571647    2472731    2509592      1.49   3260988    3618044    3637404    3608508      10.66    4.63

     THAILND    2180964   2252781    1775668    1855720      4.51   2252917    2512428    2466812    2332833       3.55    2.99

     KOR REP    2067450   2066016    1441185    1193944    -17.16   2055284    1877269    1840965    1818775     -11.51    2.33

     FRANCE     1311744   1464789     962615     638047    -33.72   1438492    1444522    1318358    1140221     -20.73    1.46

     UKRAINE       7976    406442     147725     782475    429.68    155701     713623    1105424    1041192     568.71    1.33

     TURKEY        8672   1036896     950541     739732    -22.18    951660     835398     764427     826087     -13.20    1.06

     ITALY      2124052    659451     419849     534183     27.23    705926     738033     762925     773785       9.61    0.99

     SPAIN       565040    733651     488172     240587    -50.72    687054     630468     540938     486066     -29.25    0.62

     BELGIUM     387627    335306     206037     300714     45.95    322580     420437     425566     429983      33.29    0.55

     SLOVENI     299718    299863     238784     277597     16.25    313044     335476     344334     338676       8.19    0.43

     VIETNAM       3692     48455       8628     292181   3286.43     10342     308000     316394     332008    3110.29    0.43

     GERMANY    1269314    233582     186822     199422      6.74    261774     225251     239785     246182      -5.96    0.32

     EGYPT       200071    616112     575032      83177    -85.54    653380     202649     157349     124257     -80.98    0.16

     JAPAN       163595    277877     267007      66115    -75.24    419680      90697      69994      76985     -81.66    0.10

     SALVADR     465976    225126     191658      14228    -92.58    278278      52125      47696      47696     -82.86    0.06


     _WTO      84347029  80209034   61528737   59316599     -3.60  80321469   78331747   78274495   77996896      -2.89   99.99

     _W HEMI   26048648  24190554   18970970   17833415     -6.00  25021278   23089231   23299996   23052999      -7.87   29.55

     _NAFTA    25523544  23908905   18726068   17790970     -4.99  24675462   23004158   23218338   22973807      -6.90   29.45

     _OECD     19076100  18747109   14282461   12121602    -15.13  19440414   17231385   17138544   16586250     -14.68   21.26

     _ASEAN    15564132  14106325   11528752    9010255    -21.85  14740922   12424799   11978954   11587828     -21.39   14.85

     _EU27      6081494   3801302    2562826    2301574    -10.19   3820298    3891817    3743394    3540050      -7.34    4.54

     _EU28      6081494   3801302    2562826    2301574    -10.19   3820298    3891817    3743394    3540050      -7.34    4.54

     _CAFTA      506483    253278     216655      41903    -80.66    311823      84120      80750      78526     -74.82    0.10