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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.30 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     17566747  15680044   12609214    5973992    -52.62  15537872   10296989    9304718    9044822     -41.79  100.00

     INDNSIA    9896794   8931697    6995331    3116058    -55.46   8590063    5899666    5196800    5052424     -41.18   55.86

     CHINA P    2279911   2029672    1647079    1052457    -36.10   2041074    1429892    1384331    1435050     -29.69   15.87

     INDIA      2417326   1847358    1506514     941709    -37.49   1851000    1520457    1372937    1282553     -30.71   14.18

     KOR REP    1186354   1493424    1280698     363456    -71.62   1628376     744374     621228     576182     -64.62    6.37

     SPAIN       296040    545466     513923     102788    -80.00    577247     195066     193078     134331     -76.73    1.49

     THAILND     796261    303495     291482      47796    -83.60    386476      40873      31067      59809     -84.52    0.66


     _WTO      17566747  15680044   12609214    5973992    -52.62  15537872   10296989    9304718    9044822     -41.79  100.00

     _ASEAN    11003156   9373364    7416658    3190665    -56.98   9106384    5975677    5263005    5147371     -43.48   56.91

     _OECD      1825431   2402248    2015199     768283    -61.88   2502308    1347200    1259929    1155332     -53.83   12.77

     _EU27       465364    802246     670016     287699    -57.06    777568     457684     474558     419929     -45.99    4.64

     _EU28       465364    802246     670016     287699    -57.06    777568     457684     474558     419929     -45.99    4.64