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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     23002651  19557532   14472703   10243331    -29.22  18804009   15593619   15075156   15328160     -18.48  100.00

     KOR REP    9723287   9405608    6694450    4195202    -37.33   8436374    7082864    6751860    6906360     -18.14   45.06

     CHINA P    5832145   4300336    3346780    2253228    -32.67   4463977    3280003    3244723    3206784     -28.16   20.92

     CANADA     3830605   3029846    2360541    1979143    -16.16   3111478    2669112    2618198    2648448     -14.88   17.28

     ITALY      1183216   1223872     893580     705763    -21.02   1144783    1034286     978445    1036055      -9.50    6.76

     JAPAN       886272    881287     692856     677322     -2.24    882604     843480     821252     865753      -1.91    5.65


     _WTO      23002651  19557433   14472604   10243331    -29.22  18803910   15593520   15075057   15328160     -18.48  100.00

     _OECD     14901225  13819894   10042243    6988287    -30.41  12843288   10957807   10521678   10765938     -16.17   70.24

     _W HEMI    3958615   3128577    2447256    2028026    -17.13   3220284    2753267    2686808    2709347     -15.87   17.68

     _NAFTA     3844850   3064868    2395563    1980506    -17.33   3156133    2686658    2627878    2649811     -16.04   17.29

     _EU27      1302982   1386061     985906     747388    -24.19   1269210    1157047    1095676    1147543      -9.59    7.49

     _EU28      1302982   1386061     985906     747388    -24.19   1269210    1157047    1095676    1147543      -9.59    7.49