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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    1.35134E9 1.25186E9  978628990  936579564     -4.30 1.27189E9  1.20229E9  1.20122E9  1.20981E9      -4.88  100.00

     INDIA    487713140 484928862  377938486  380776255      0.75 476697487  480610639  487442385  487766631       2.32   40.32

     CHINA P  189871908 179094482  125370002  180523692     43.99 166182379  236822317  233607024  234248172      40.96   19.36

     S ARAB    88089591 102672200   83334795   52990018    -36.41 100203879   68937918   70609507   72327423     -27.82    5.98

     VIETNAM   62667348  53533043   41290586   53512102     29.60  55707051   64035881   64880013   65754559      18.04    5.44

     KOR REP   48358898  51625003   38971607   40919783      5.00  48128579   50540516   50049752   53573179      11.31    4.43

     ARAB EM   80092210  59569599   49793822   34217673    -31.28  69680793   45497991   44687053   43993450     -36.86    3.64

     TURKEY   138547161  99989272   89772610   29844809    -66.76 128893500   40625091   39783449   40061471     -68.92    3.31

     CHINA T   53471897  41799146   30680410   28601935     -6.77  41871473   41362719   40048756   39720671      -5.14    3.28

     CANADA    41988338  44417191   35526576   30129027    -15.19  45163713   40053820   39613690   39019642     -13.60    3.23

     MEXICO    31005045  23705609   19244161   22710987     18.01  23275189   26343464   24772996   27172435      16.74    2.25

     U KING    20759432  19919111   13684445   17175645     25.51  17518702   22660863   22989436   23410311      33.63    1.94

     GREECE    16716947  17782710   14377647   15392949      7.06  18165095   18864560   19113114   18798012       3.48    1.55

     THAILND   17095382  12797462   10375115   11408617      9.96  13881560   14271000   14084565   13830964      -0.36    1.14

     BELGIUM   17585245  12784139    9528750    7354324    -22.82  12852873   10154483   10633925   10609713     -17.45    0.88

     NETHLDS    5720330   6064440    4407713    6426709     45.81   5891436    7562308    7525202    8083436      37.21    0.67

     GUATMAL    7773827   6263232    5855313    7266969     24.11   8742489    6792369    7314042    7674888     -12.21    0.63

     JAPAN      3994705   4231814    3007314    3826204     27.23   4154044    4922913    4982501    5050704      21.59    0.42

     MALAYSA    4840274   3266046    2536268    3126570     23.27   3766496    3845110    3816253    3856348       2.39    0.32

     GERMANY    2812247   1225898     919686    1590898     72.98   1348817    1583409    1811549    1897110      40.65    0.16

     INDNSIA    3552838  11213161   10768206    1266409    -88.24  11578055    4612922    2044774    1711364     -85.22    0.14

     ISRAEL     1530829   1325844    1059857    1436060     35.50   1644087    1677275    1697823    1702047       3.53    0.14

     COLOMB    19407661   5042015    4372087     637273    -85.42   9725777    2185932    1524831    1307201     -86.56    0.11

     ITALY      2190075    753710     557762     896166     60.67    748987    1108460    1109966    1092114      45.81    0.09

     PORTUGL     229713   1078415     472622     478286      1.20    543990    1139071    1123570    1084079      99.28    0.09

     ROMANIA     320348   1862622    1180811     378634    -67.93   1180811    1232194    1148558    1060445     -10.19    0.09

     SALVADR     961555    338578     111088     788061    609.40    118148     696736     797922    1015551     759.56    0.08

     HG KONG     288245   1261938     884936     160903    -81.82    915195     635722     532168     537905     -41.23    0.04


     _WTO     1.35131E9 1.25186E9  978624647  936574130     -4.30 1.27189E9  1.20228E9  1.20121E9  1.20981E9      -4.88  100.00

     _OECD    296254396 257202072  209334773  151657541    -27.55 280655222  196147465  195652554  199524840     -28.91   16.49

     _ASEAN    88181303  80811110   64971573   69314341      6.68  84934560   86765556   84826248   85153878       0.26    7.04

     _W HEMI  101523608  80348731   65605944   61957220     -5.56  87617692   76592155   74536270   76700007     -12.46    6.34

     _EU27     67807009  63169951   46399464   51100802     10.13  59911552   66165009   67277759   67871289      13.29    5.61

     _EU28     67807009  63169951   46399464   51100802     10.13  59911552   66165009   67277759   67871289      13.29    5.61

     _NAFTA    72993383  68122800   54770737   52840014     -3.53  68438902   66397284   64386686   66192077      -3.28    5.47

     _CAFTA     8738219   6682052    6042950    8055671     33.31   8937381    7493682    8116559    8694773      -2.71    0.72