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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC 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      96.686     71.868     55.650     56.990      2.41    73.797     71.497     72.201     73.208      -0.80  100.00

     INDNSIA    39.514     25.332     19.742     20.804      5.38    26.296     26.352     26.265     26.394       0.37   36.05

     INDIA      13.317     13.576     10.790     11.375      5.42    13.965     14.017     14.035     14.162       1.41   19.34

     CANADA     12.051     11.303      8.405     10.018     19.19    11.267     11.667     12.229     12.916      14.63   17.64

     CHINA P    12.081      5.580      4.511      2.690    -40.36     6.014      3.643      3.634      3.759     -37.50    5.13

     TURKEY      3.749      3.186      2.149      2.669     24.21     2.750      3.867      3.770      3.706      34.75    5.06

     SPAIN       2.401      1.985      1.475      2.600     76.29     1.906      3.010      3.051      3.110      63.20    4.25

     ROMANIA     2.653      2.204      1.661      1.035    -37.70     2.197      1.566      1.568      1.578     -28.18    2.16

     THAILND     1.134      1.506      1.289      0.839    -34.91     1.742      0.949      0.976      1.056     -39.40    1.44

     ITALY       0.557      1.392      1.181      0.671    -43.22     1.537      0.635      0.711      0.881     -42.66    1.20

     PHIL R      2.530      0.772      0.584      0.651     11.58     0.978      1.001      0.938      0.840     -14.09    1.15

     MEXICO      0.702      0.738      0.524      0.564      7.62     0.651      0.774      0.823      0.777      19.39    1.06

     VIETNAM     2.193      0.791      0.624      0.271    -56.65     0.749      0.496      0.460      0.438     -41.58    0.60

     PAKISTN     0.108      0.229      0.229      0.158    -31.23     0.241      0.170      0.179      0.158     -34.51    0.22


     _WTO       96.686     71.868     55.650     56.990      2.41    73.797     71.497     72.201     73.208      -0.80  100.00

     _ASEAN     45.433     28.402     22.239     22.565      1.47    29.765     28.799     28.640     28.728      -3.49   39.24

     _OECD      21.676     20.636     15.294     17.972     17.51    20.345     21.946     22.592     23.314      14.59   31.85

     _W HEMI    12.759     12.043      8.931     10.833     21.29    11.921     12.522     13.303     13.944      16.98   19.05

     _NAFTA     12.753     12.041      8.929     10.582     18.51    11.919     12.441     13.052     13.693      14.89   18.70

     _EU27       8.247      7.928      6.099      6.064     -0.58     8.237      7.583      7.769      7.892      -4.19   10.78

     _EU28       8.247      7.928      6.099      6.064     -0.58     8.237      7.583      7.769      7.892      -4.19   10.78