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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     54577757  55909151   43339815   48418384     11.72  55603359   59681967   60274104   60987720       9.68  100.00

     KOR REP   22771539  23641838   18137927   20105591     10.85  23380795   25285146   25377400   25609502       9.53   41.99

     CHINA P   15989905  16164591   13416988   15042237     12.11  17007587   17434067   17511672   17789840       4.60   29.17

     TURKEY     3559975   5009371    3538769    3745203      5.83   4140609    5069563    5157421    5215805      25.97    8.55

     GERMANY    1688090   1653435    1272199    1371189      7.78   1618658    1672714    1760547    1752425       8.26    2.87

     JAPAN      1773870   1224209     916683    1298383     41.64   1236945    1572236    1617562    1605909      29.83    2.63

     LATVIA     1764774   1361638     899604    1116166     24.07   1267482    1511465    1557216    1578200      24.51    2.59

     MEXICO     1371095   1319048     942609    1003703      6.48   1160451    1347337    1373174    1380142      18.93    2.26

     CANADA     1084212   1157737     862538     998610     15.78   1143177    1232060    1257617    1293809      13.18    2.12

     CHINA T     417295    550840     446232     965509    116.37    588925    1080126    1061700    1070117      81.71    1.75

     INDIA       747092   1179007     922340     766672    -16.88   1197979    1070971    1031830    1023339     -14.58    1.68

     AUSTRAL        303      2505       2505     364875  14465.87      2533     178033     330074     364875   14304.86    0.60

     NETHLDS     406646    414665     290935     190186    -34.63    400229     362279     310304     313916     -21.57    0.51

     ISRAEL      397093    200239     149359     181811     21.73    226722     216248     222634     232691       2.63    0.38

     SLOVAK      470144    419788     362633     169108    -53.37    556270     225304     220216     226263     -59.32    0.37

     RUSSIA      432295    218653     181651     113917    -37.29    253652     134881     134881     150919     -40.50    0.25

     COLOMB      506151    191441     135470      94505    -30.24    282385     132201     150444     150476     -46.71    0.25

     THAILND      28398    175266     135072     104086    -22.94    160177     170855     160855     144280      -9.92    0.24

     CZECH        36154     84293      34171      85319    149.68     57076     113311     135441     135441     137.30    0.22

     ITALY       343779    301095     221034      53973    -75.58    303666     136416     128758     134034     -55.86    0.22

     BELGIUM     132406     68371        115      64958  56385.22     19115     130966     130966     133214     596.91    0.22

     INDNSIA     117433     74623      73504     112060     52.45     82612      92941     112565     113179      37.00    0.19

     VIETNAM      85833     81765      62791      91374     45.52     80655     100293     105368     110348      36.81    0.18

     U KING       40674     55714      42201      76676     81.69     53487      55851      81210      90189      68.62    0.15

     POLAND       72316     67663      54388      63340     16.46     87708      83587      89944      76615     -12.65    0.13

     FRANCE       60137     22882       5560      38236    587.70     23532      21489      19971      55558     136.10    0.09

     BELARUS          0     35360      17247      36781    113.26     17247      53849      36602      54894     218.28    0.09

     SPAIN        17280     43287      40589      41261      1.66     40861      58284      43814      43959       7.58    0.07

     PORTUGL      40292     36405      36026      25337    -29.67     43281      28371      28784      25716     -40.58    0.04

     GREECE       84052     68782      68782      22356    -67.50     86124      21857      39432      22356     -74.04    0.04


     _WTO      54577757  55873791   43322568   48381603     11.68  55586112   59628118   60237502   60932826       9.62   99.91

     _OECD     30355730  32660517   24633907   27281019     10.75  31431712   34499257   34937423   35307629      12.33   57.89

     _EU27      5181956   4625007    3348183    3357190      0.27   4588692    4471730    4592579    4634014       0.99    7.60

     _EU28      5181956   4625007    3348183    3357190      0.27   4588692    4471730    4592579    4634014       0.99    7.60

     _W HEMI    2967488   2672931    1944330    2099628      7.99   2591566    2714762    2784195    2828229       9.13    4.64

     _NAFTA     2455307   2476785    1805147    2002313     10.92   2303628    2579397    2630791    2673951      16.08    4.38

     _ASEAN      302048    364544     304257     316160      3.91    356334     372729     387428     376447       5.64    0.62