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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  7.60 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     31109380  23521517   18219858   18221373      0.01  24067712   23506188   23496747   23523032      -2.26  100.00

     INDNSIA   15743829  11208753    8496934    9529940     12.16  11312875   12236705   12223278   12241759       8.21   52.04

     INDIA      5354057   5782861    4675531    4720706      0.97   6049149    5796577    5783820    5828036      -3.66   24.78

     CHINA P    4436534   2267633    1854781     822301    -55.67   2453206    1332996    1284169    1235153     -49.65    5.25

     CANADA      905714    864492     626694     737676     17.71    841009     910954     927629     975474      15.99    4.15

     TURKEY      792607    792146     543328     579698      6.69    678240     881567     850798     828516      22.16    3.52

     SPAIN       540095    334144     234381     477162    103.58    312585     550176     574394     576925      84.57    2.45

     THAILND     306157    411575     347327     316978     -8.74    483443     330966     349109     381226     -21.14    1.62

     ROMANIA     557344    492045     365422     243666    -33.32    482324     370452     370350     370289     -23.23    1.57

     PHIL R      604382    203641     152625     172278     12.88    248502     268244     251362     223294     -10.14    0.95

     VIETNAM    1125776    437236     349394     122786    -64.86    402333     237856     225979     210628     -47.65    0.90

     ITALY        58535    186575     157729     110020    -30.25    204621      88030      99839     138866     -32.14    0.59

     MEXICO      117466    122167      82693      86645      4.78    107743     141654     135919     126119      17.06    0.54

     PAKISTN      28102    107653     107653      62651    -41.80    111331      70892      75433      62651     -43.73    0.27


     _WTO      31109380  23521517   18219858   18221373      0.01  24067712   23506188   23496747   23523032      -2.26  100.00

     _ASEAN    17802179  12261205    9346280   10142102      8.51  12447153   13073891   13049848   13057027       4.90   55.51

     _OECD      2650469   2447705    1756083    2054788     17.01   2324388    2662952    2698710    2746410      18.16   11.68

     _EU27      1449931   1213083     900525     936043      3.94   1228123    1176496    1223923    1248601       1.67    5.31

     _EU28      1449931   1213083     900525     936043      3.94   1228123    1176496    1223923    1248601       1.67    5.31

     _W HEMI    1023808    987504     710232     885753     24.71    949597    1072018    1124980    1163025      22.48    4.94

     _NAFTA     1023180    986659     709387     824321     16.20    948752    1052608    1063548    1101593      16.11    4.68