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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      49.058     46.739     36.635     19.477    -46.84    45.071     33.329     30.371     29.581     -34.37  100.00

     INDNSIA    23.751     22.804     17.319      8.236    -52.45    21.040     16.033     14.140     13.721     -34.79   46.38

     CHINA P     7.342      6.610      5.326      3.638    -31.69     6.756      4.884      4.785      4.922     -27.15   16.64

     INDIA       7.790      6.567      5.279      3.554    -32.68     6.446      5.627      5.028      4.842     -24.89   16.37

     KOR REP     4.613      5.764      4.889      1.578    -67.72     6.109      3.142      2.652      2.453     -59.85    8.29

     SPAIN       0.701      1.269      1.197      0.238    -80.07     1.342      0.460      0.448      0.311     -76.83    1.05

     THAILND     2.066      0.760      0.724      0.109    -84.95     0.958      0.098      0.074      0.145     -84.91    0.49


     _WTO       49.058     46.739     36.635     19.477    -46.84    45.071     33.329     30.371     29.581     -34.37  100.00

     _ASEAN     26.631     23.969     18.418      8.429    -54.23    22.373     16.246     14.328     13.980     -37.52   47.26

     _OECD       7.080      9.452      7.491      3.738    -50.10     9.299      6.440      6.091      5.699     -38.71   19.27

     _EU27       1.423      2.818      2.060      1.346    -34.62     2.456      2.185      2.234      2.105     -14.30    7.12

     _EU28       1.423      2.818      2.060      1.346    -34.62     2.456      2.185      2.234      2.105     -14.30    7.12