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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   28381.964  28134.570  21012.864  21893.597      4.19 27720.955  28603.954  28678.095  29015.303       4.67  100.00

     CHINA P 16378.693  15985.012  11728.518  12600.441      7.43 15596.666  16487.442  16596.122  16856.935       8.08   58.10

     INDIA    1898.247   2023.084   1511.493   1622.593      7.35  1967.406   2105.665   2115.667   2134.184       8.48    7.36

     MEXICO   1318.855   1406.740   1065.033   1137.043      6.76  1375.744   1474.189   1466.626   1478.750       7.49    5.10

     KOR REP  1264.957   1350.162   1028.700   1065.726      3.60  1319.787   1376.610   1376.556   1387.189       5.11    4.78

     VIETNAM  1136.320   1027.573    770.296    796.197      3.36  1054.950   1060.588   1024.422   1053.474      -0.14    3.63

     CANADA    989.012    988.582    761.037    739.832     -2.79  1000.397    960.043    962.841    967.376      -3.30    3.33

     CHINA T   782.628    755.365    566.764    583.409      2.94   748.582    788.150    774.029    772.010       3.13    2.66

     TURKEY    617.666    639.371    496.708    452.123     -8.98   640.962    588.197    595.309    594.786      -7.20    2.05

     GERMANY   446.880    478.054    358.095    361.357      0.91   461.353    491.513    490.724    481.316       4.33    1.66

     INDNSIA   430.821    394.438    304.545    262.382    -13.84   385.859    362.309    354.693    352.276      -8.70    1.21

     JAPAN     258.455    264.072    199.052    202.102      1.53   263.749    264.324    264.474    267.122       1.28    0.92

     BNGLDSH   211.077    222.148    196.308    237.563     21.02   216.303    255.425    259.672    263.404      21.78    0.91

     ITALY     269.881    245.061    181.248    164.755     -9.10   256.447    226.951    226.884    228.568     -10.87    0.79

     ISRAEL    312.300    246.472    200.427    182.262     -9.06   267.935    231.803    230.015    228.307     -14.79    0.79

     PAKISTN   194.552    187.724    142.240    173.350     21.87   191.745    209.193    211.526    218.834      14.13    0.75

     THAILND   166.760    164.631    125.465    112.361    -10.44   168.709    155.962    152.546    151.526     -10.18    0.52

     SPAIN      52.432     70.976     52.003     91.362     75.69    70.945     91.231    102.984    110.335      55.52    0.38

     S ARAB    139.911    176.257    150.258     73.534    -51.06   175.246    109.669    105.959     99.533     -43.20    0.34

     FRANCE    119.237    113.730     87.724     72.383    -17.49   114.950    100.225    100.623     98.389     -14.41    0.34

     CZECH      52.065     58.600     42.515     73.750     73.47    52.233     81.701     85.876     89.835      71.99    0.31

     LUXMBRG   101.246    116.626     98.118     67.742    -30.96   132.067     85.811     82.410     86.251     -34.69    0.30

     NETHLDS    75.387     85.813     62.503     62.043     -0.73    77.857     88.424     86.399     85.354       9.63    0.29

     PORTUGL    99.277     70.709     62.477     68.649      9.88    78.776     74.604     76.130     76.880      -2.41    0.26

     BRAZIL     67.487     67.118     53.580     54.242      1.24    72.253     73.400     68.546     67.780      -6.19    0.23

     U KING     56.285     55.841     41.133     46.859     13.92    54.070     59.436     60.744     61.566      13.86    0.21

     POLAND     69.159     81.020     60.874     39.986    -34.31    82.533     63.067     60.616     60.131     -27.14    0.21

     MALAYSA    87.178     55.173     43.346     43.387      0.09    59.863     56.041     55.141     55.214      -7.76    0.19

     ARAB EM    84.929     64.310     52.980     36.274    -31.53    74.083     49.563     48.712     47.604     -35.74    0.16

     BELGIUM    50.121     43.713     28.668     31.553     10.06    40.191     45.953     46.229     46.598      15.94    0.16

     CAMBOD     54.803     52.029     41.911     31.655    -24.47    54.186     44.327     44.730     41.773     -22.91    0.14

     EGYPT      44.045     41.432     31.523     29.530     -6.32    40.394     39.028     39.645     39.440      -2.36    0.14

     LATVIA     36.644     28.510     18.973     25.517     34.49    26.542     32.432     34.118     35.054      32.07    0.12

     SWEDEN     20.624     56.124     35.983     14.134    -60.72    44.023     33.742     34.232     34.274     -22.14    0.12

     AUSTRAL    33.180     25.480     17.874     26.659     49.15    27.516     30.968     33.655     34.265      24.53    0.12

     HG KONG    60.520     49.370     43.714     27.225    -37.72    62.892     28.880     30.959     32.881     -47.72    0.11

     HONDURA    22.796     30.249     20.584     21.921      6.50    25.396     31.981     31.793     31.586      24.37    0.11

     PHIL R     37.914     25.775     20.751     25.890     24.76    29.037     27.847     29.560     30.914       6.46    0.11

     GREECE     26.216     28.510     22.306     23.258      4.27    28.107     29.514     29.642     29.461       4.82    0.10

     COLOMB     43.866     30.808     24.044     21.142    -12.07    35.561     25.569     26.048     27.906     -21.53    0.10

     RUSSIA     38.070    106.864     95.945     16.933    -82.35   119.140     41.358     35.123     27.852     -76.62    0.10

     DOM REP    29.483     25.121     18.132     17.282     -4.69    28.166     24.025     24.422     24.270     -13.83    0.08

     GUATMAL    19.526     14.862     13.179     16.734     26.97    17.685     16.156     17.214     18.416       4.14    0.06

     SWITZLD    11.347     12.537      8.620     11.796     36.84    11.424     14.468     15.234     15.713      37.54    0.05

     SLOVENI    12.060     11.697      9.160     11.212     22.40    12.717     12.464     13.676     13.749       8.12    0.05

     FINLAND    10.627     12.218      8.913      9.892     10.98    11.017     12.989     12.769     13.197      19.79    0.05

     REP SAF    16.430     16.330     12.736      9.387    -26.30    15.701     15.364     13.986     12.981     -17.32    0.04

     N ZEAL     13.128     10.825      8.434     10.364     22.88    11.814     13.457     13.166     12.755       7.97    0.04

     SRI LKA    10.745      9.551      7.856      9.523     21.21    10.211     10.221     10.932     11.218       9.86    0.04

     DENMARK    12.026      7.834      5.397      8.659     60.45     8.089      9.940     10.439     11.097      37.19    0.04

     PERU        7.935     10.997      8.784      6.989    -20.44    11.736      9.984      8.608      9.201     -21.59    0.03

     UKRAINE     0.647      3.094      1.005      7.034    600.01     1.058      5.720      8.785      9.124     762.00    0.03

     SALVADR    12.358      9.950      7.482      6.638    -11.28     9.630      9.138      9.042      9.107      -5.43    0.03

     AUSTRIA    14.535      9.490      7.537      6.418    -14.85     9.230      8.271      8.602      8.371      -9.30    0.03

     ROMANIA     6.821      8.851      6.186      5.615     -9.23     7.476      8.272      8.370      8.280      10.75    0.03

     SLOVAK     12.461     12.120     10.174      6.080    -40.24    15.026      8.315      8.157      8.027     -46.58    0.03

     C RICA      5.740      6.391      5.008      6.215     24.10     6.407      7.550      7.610      7.598      18.60    0.03

     IRELAND     4.520      4.980      3.316      3.038     -8.39     4.485      3.893      4.432      4.702       4.82    0.02

     HUNGARY     4.555      5.728      4.418      2.284    -48.30     5.193      3.959      3.870      3.594     -30.79    0.01

     NORWAY      1.361      2.564      1.505      1.562      3.75     1.905      2.519      2.595      2.620      37.59    0.01

     BAHRAIN     2.030      2.344      1.459      1.472      0.86     2.200      2.270      2.301      2.356       7.09    0.01

     MALTA       1.535      2.683      1.791      1.444    -19.35     2.563      2.337      2.337      2.337      -8.82    0.01

     LITHUAN     1.205      1.712      1.263      1.843     46.00     1.785      2.283      2.299      2.293      28.47    0.01

     VENEZ       0.620      1.355      0.937      1.819     94.01     1.090      2.012      2.221      2.236     105.20    0.01

     JORDAN      2.579      2.132      1.525      1.181    -22.53     3.131      2.086      2.085      1.788     -42.88    0.01

     BELARUS     0.487      3.434      3.053      1.010    -66.93     3.367      1.807      1.253      1.391     -58.70    0.00

     NIGERIA     2.895      0.332      0.332      0.003    -99.13     1.988      0.003      0.003      0.003     -99.85    0.00


     _WTO    28381.148  28130.245  21009.507  21891.433      4.20 27717.172  28600.887  28675.327  29012.171       4.67   99.99

     _OECD    4415.827   4574.854   3486.317   3456.210     -0.86  4545.578   4497.590   4523.086   4544.747      -0.02   15.66

     _W HEMI  2522.165   2595.405   1980.233   2032.417      2.64  2587.268   2637.478   2628.224   2647.589       2.33    9.12

     _NAFTA   2307.866   2395.322   1826.071   1876.875      2.78  2376.141   2434.232   2429.467   2446.126       2.95    8.43

     _ASEAN   1915.841   1720.740   1307.425   1273.918     -2.56  1754.345   1708.490   1662.849   1687.233      -3.83    5.81

     _EU28    1557.850   1613.115   1212.870   1201.215     -0.96  1600.112   1579.045   1594.433   1601.460       0.08    5.52

     _EU27    1557.637   1612.944   1212.744   1201.145     -0.96  1599.918   1578.931   1594.297   1601.345       0.09    5.52

     _CAFTA     92.523     86.804     64.605     69.750      7.96    87.647     89.597     90.988     91.949       4.91    0.32

     _SUB-SAH   20.676     17.544     13.746     10.287    -25.16    18.675     16.337     15.027     14.085     -24.58    0.05