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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                         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     242.330    213.999    164.554    156.602     -4.83   219.130    207.587    208.299    206.047      -5.97  100.00

     CANADA     60.788     60.050     47.739     39.608    -17.03    64.452     53.460     54.069     51.919     -19.45   25.20

     CHINA P    36.375     33.692     25.349     28.753     13.43    33.335     35.997     36.288     37.096      11.28   18.00

     MEXICO     34.585     30.478     23.554     25.363      7.68    29.843     31.864     32.033     32.287       8.19   15.67

     INDIA      24.605     19.986     15.389     16.789      9.10    20.289     20.794     21.024     21.387       5.41   10.38

     CHINA T    10.431      8.685      6.113      6.344      3.78     8.022      8.989      8.880      8.916      11.15    4.33

     INDNSIA    14.803     11.790      9.638      6.309    -34.54    12.655      9.030      8.729      8.461     -33.14    4.11

     MALAYSA     9.370      7.216      5.830      4.933    -15.38     7.718      6.628      6.402      6.319     -18.12    3.07

     KOR REP     9.434      7.047      5.107      4.217    -17.42     7.812      6.490      6.282      6.157     -21.19    2.99

     THAILND     6.329      5.736      4.515      4.346     -3.76     5.697      5.861      5.811      5.566      -2.30    2.70

     FRANCE      4.751      6.001      4.000      2.885    -27.87     5.638      5.783      5.493      4.886     -13.32    2.37

     ITALY      12.514      4.072      2.816      3.494     24.08     4.985      4.573      4.692      4.750      -4.71    2.31

     SLOVENI     3.095      3.327      2.654      2.856      7.61     3.421      3.485      3.583      3.529       3.17    1.71

     UKRAINE     0.026      1.375      0.508      2.280    348.95     0.533      2.264      3.370      3.148     490.10    1.53

     SPAIN       2.952      3.775      2.584      1.193    -53.82     3.640      3.086      2.649      2.384     -34.51    1.16

     TURKEY      0.107      2.479      2.187      1.922    -12.15     2.197      2.236      2.100      2.214       0.76    1.07

     BELGIUM     1.167      1.209      0.702      1.243     77.05     0.983      1.646      1.696      1.750      78.06    0.85

     GERMANY     5.566      1.581      1.260      1.192     -5.41     1.620      1.491      1.482      1.513      -6.62    0.73

     VIETNAM     0.020      0.099      0.027      0.474   1624.33     0.035      0.511      0.523      0.546    1476.45    0.26

     JAPAN       0.661      0.908      0.819      0.430    -47.47     1.297      0.557      0.476      0.519     -60.01    0.25

     EGYPT       0.462      1.564      1.429      0.229    -83.98     1.619      0.623      0.474      0.364     -77.49    0.18

     SALVADR     2.070      1.200      1.095      0.052    -95.21     1.474      0.172      0.158      0.158     -89.28    0.08


     _WTO      242.267    213.974    164.554    156.602     -4.83   219.068    207.563    208.274    206.022      -5.95   99.99

     _W HEMI    97.708     92.022     72.659     65.247    -10.20    96.106     85.757     86.531     84.611     -11.96   41.06

     _NAFTA     95.373     90.527     71.292     64.971     -8.87    94.295     85.324     86.102     84.206     -10.70   40.87

     _OECD      97.448     86.463     66.511     56.047    -15.73    91.463     79.049     78.793     75.999     -16.91   36.88

     _ASEAN     30.563     24.842     20.012     16.087    -19.62    26.106     22.033     21.468     20.917     -19.88   10.15

     _EU27      30.853     20.491     14.428     13.543     -6.13    20.921     20.770     20.321     19.605      -6.29    9.52

     _EU28      30.853     20.491     14.428     13.543     -6.13    20.921     20.770     20.321     19.605      -6.29    9.52

     _CAFTA      2.254      1.362      1.240      0.264    -78.72     1.662      0.404      0.400      0.386     -76.75    0.19