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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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    1321.221   1328.870   1019.723   1055.078      3.47  1359.180   1352.012   1351.272   1364.224       0.37  100.00

     CHINA P   280.525    280.617    210.312    242.922     15.51   273.333    309.611    309.778    313.227      14.60   22.96

     GERMANY   136.992    139.299    105.798    105.458     -0.32   136.660    140.168    139.576    138.959       1.68   10.19

     CANADA    127.587    123.132     95.766     96.803      1.08   125.258    122.753    122.574    124.169      -0.87    9.10

     JAPAN     104.275    101.187     79.440     89.067     12.12   104.071    105.495    106.278    110.815       6.48    8.12

     MEXICO     59.924     66.126     48.016     68.353     42.35    62.604     82.972     83.230     86.463      38.11    6.34

     ITALY      75.277     77.862     58.459     50.307    -13.94    80.081     71.085     70.257     69.710     -12.95    5.11

     INDIA      43.271     53.846     40.777     40.380     -0.97    54.465     54.270     53.832     53.448      -1.87    3.92

     ISRAEL     70.064     58.009     47.585     39.801    -16.36    65.600     51.239     51.038     50.225     -23.44    3.68

     KOR REP    31.675     36.503     27.385     40.827     49.08    34.924     48.083     48.506     49.945      43.01    3.66

     CHINA T    40.049     47.124     34.326     36.098      5.16    44.412     50.478     48.950     48.896      10.10    3.58

     TURKEY     37.820     46.723     36.900     38.322      3.85    45.496     47.934     49.232     48.145       5.82    3.53

     LUXMBRG    80.254     48.677     42.113     25.047    -40.52    78.815     31.941     30.763     31.610     -59.89    2.32

     FRANCE     32.293     32.525     25.426     20.230    -20.44    32.567     27.888     27.882     27.329     -16.09    2.00

     NETHLDS    20.584     22.548     16.532     17.790      7.61    20.238     23.845     23.984     23.806      17.63    1.75

     U KING     25.314     24.385     19.547     17.339    -11.30    26.601     21.470     21.690     22.177     -16.63    1.63

     SPAIN       5.854      8.088      6.187     19.889    221.47     8.337     15.821     19.038     21.790     161.38    1.60

     THAILND    19.812     23.629     16.681     12.662    -24.09    22.479     21.917     20.395     19.610     -12.76    1.44

     POLAND     19.022     21.574     15.983     13.103    -18.02    21.480     19.089     19.050     18.693     -12.97    1.37

     BRAZIL     19.918     17.092     13.819     14.837      7.37    18.924     18.703     17.897     18.110      -4.30    1.33

     CZECH       7.740     11.172      8.457     10.497     24.12    10.439     12.631     13.022     13.212      26.56    0.97

     SWEDEN     13.145     14.343     10.679      9.119    -14.61    14.832     12.743     12.966     12.782     -13.82    0.94

     AUSTRAL    11.241      8.701      6.509      6.034     -7.29     9.865      8.343      8.225      8.227     -16.61    0.60

     SLOVENI     6.770      6.586      5.130      6.334     23.49     7.148      6.886      7.707      7.791       8.98    0.57

     FINLAND     4.726      5.009      3.407      4.298     26.16     4.483      5.604      5.649      5.900      31.61    0.43

     S ARAB      7.222      8.534      7.687      2.928    -61.91     8.555      5.370      4.698      3.775     -55.88    0.28

     BELGIUM     4.544      4.279      3.107      2.418    -22.18     3.553      3.666      3.454      3.589       1.02    0.26

     SWITZLD     2.028      2.251      1.516      2.803     84.89     1.740      2.818      2.907      3.538     103.34    0.26

     RUSSIA      4.999     15.654     14.200      2.064    -85.47    17.604      5.497      4.603      3.517     -80.02    0.26

     IRELAND     3.542      3.337      2.278      2.444      7.27     3.339      3.027      3.257      3.502       4.88    0.26

     INDNSIA     2.949      2.723      2.045      2.297     12.31     2.622      2.863      2.904      2.974      13.43    0.22

     MALAYSA     2.769      0.605      0.362      2.612    622.45     0.457      2.427      2.719      2.856     524.87    0.21

     SLOVAK      0.007      0.719      0.447      2.507    460.60     0.447      2.479      2.662      2.779     521.45    0.20

     DENMARK     6.298      3.147      2.602      2.062    -20.77     4.300      2.426      2.382      2.607     -39.38    0.19

     HG KONG     1.901      2.417      1.973      1.122    -43.15     2.514      1.367      1.491      1.566     -37.73    0.11

     AUSTRIA     2.343      1.503      1.213      0.817    -32.65     1.475      1.072      1.104      1.107     -24.96    0.08

     HUNGARY     0.728      0.794      0.494      0.558     12.92     0.623      0.900      0.895      0.858      37.66    0.06

     GREECE      0.795      0.902      0.595      0.472    -20.63     0.769      0.788      0.745      0.779       1.27    0.06

     SRI LKA     0.040      0.246      0.149      0.521    249.30     0.178      0.577      0.618      0.618     246.67    0.05

     DOM REP     0.849      0.801      0.583      0.397    -31.89     0.735      0.610      0.625      0.615     -16.33    0.05

     VIETNAM     0.342      0.242      0.166      0.466    180.02     0.207      0.488      0.509      0.541     161.15    0.04

     PERU        0.340      0.946      0.687      0.175    -74.57     1.014      0.788      0.434      0.434     -57.18    0.03

     REP SAF     0.801      0.987      0.915      0.258    -71.78     1.222      0.545      0.444      0.331     -72.95    0.02

     PAKISTN     0.505      0.340      0.334      0.303     -9.26     0.481      0.335      0.291      0.309     -35.60    0.02

     COLOMB      0.357      1.115      1.054      0.148    -85.99     1.179      0.302      0.245      0.209     -82.31    0.02

     EGYPT       0.262      0.076      0.062      0.187    199.63     0.074      0.188      0.177      0.200     169.99    0.01

     VENEZ       0.076      0.130      0.094      0.137     45.41     0.113      0.156      0.171      0.173      53.31    0.01

     NORWAY      0.069      0.105      0.082      0.122     50.02     0.100      0.115      0.145      0.146      45.79    0.01

     MCDONIA     0.250      0.444      0.368      0.059    -83.86     0.395      0.198      0.160      0.136     -65.57    0.01


     _WTO     1321.095   1328.793   1019.683   1054.949      3.46  1359.097   1351.893   1351.108   1364.060       0.37   99.99

     _OECD     650.229    637.148    491.257    487.225     -0.82   666.301    624.836    627.944    633.116      -4.98   46.41

     _EU27     447.610    427.668    329.273    311.287     -5.46   457.243    404.118    406.782    409.681     -10.40   30.03

     _EU28     447.610    427.668    329.273    311.287     -5.46   457.243    404.118    406.782    409.681     -10.40   30.03

     _W HEMI   209.469    209.707    160.302    181.037     12.93   210.213    226.587    225.417    230.442       9.62   16.89

     _NAFTA    187.511    189.258    143.783    165.156     14.87   187.862    205.725    205.804    210.632      12.12   15.44

     _ASEAN     26.473     27.288     19.301     18.255     -5.42    26.148     27.972     26.795     26.241       0.36    1.92

     _CAFTA      1.228      1.123      0.823      0.533    -35.22     1.076      0.829      0.813      0.833     -22.54    0.06

     _SUB-SAH    0.802      0.989      0.917      0.261    -71.54     1.224      0.551      0.449      0.333     -72.77    0.02