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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   16316.032  14141.120  10922.080  11469.985      5.02 14760.292  14051.856  14330.325  14689.025      -0.48  100.00

     CHINA P  9031.495   7363.142   5715.741   6091.684      6.58  7804.394   7280.194   7482.156   7739.085      -0.84   52.69

     MEXICO    895.661    897.210    676.702    755.759     11.68   897.717    958.163    965.979    976.267       8.75    6.65

     INDIA     683.847    670.824    506.727    528.831      4.36   668.378    686.443    689.342    692.929       3.67    4.72

     TURKEY    563.731    597.994    442.854    519.096     17.22   581.161    641.051    656.485    674.236      16.02    4.59

     CANADA    688.838    649.278    495.812    465.972     -6.02   661.461    619.021    621.191    619.438      -6.35    4.22

     KOR REP   521.153    517.763    389.122    384.640     -1.15   509.850    511.391    509.968    513.281       0.67    3.49

     VIETNAM   629.706    428.834    368.550    385.752      4.67   510.506    394.030    415.986    446.036     -12.63    3.04

     CHINA T   493.587    441.201    334.185    332.328     -0.56   449.573    441.942    438.189    439.344      -2.28    2.99

     JAPAN     297.215    312.268    231.268    228.662     -1.13   304.551    308.368    306.455    309.662       1.68    2.11

     GERMANY   275.833    280.918    210.312    223.527      6.28   273.462    289.758    292.402    294.132       7.56    2.00

     ITALY     291.917    256.693    198.754    188.858     -4.98   275.340    239.268    242.210    246.797     -10.37    1.68

     INDNSIA   185.841    145.363    116.205    109.967     -5.37   151.866    138.312    137.919    139.124      -8.39    0.95

     EGYPT     137.007    137.225    104.410     97.775     -6.35   132.962    126.914    131.135    130.591      -1.78    0.89

     BELGIUM   103.404    111.732     78.914     81.897      3.78   108.358    114.084    113.548    114.715       5.87    0.78

     BNGLDSH    95.631     96.406     85.952     99.223     15.44    96.067    104.822    107.146    109.677      14.17    0.75

     THAILND   141.662    112.451     89.090     80.405     -9.75   125.186    100.274    101.675    103.766     -17.11    0.71

     PAKISTN    93.650     83.917     63.802     73.160     14.67    86.894     90.335     90.944     93.275       7.34    0.64

     U KING     97.561     93.968     70.296     69.431     -1.23    96.502     90.676     91.785     93.103      -3.52    0.63

     NETHLDS    79.730     84.568     60.068     65.162      8.48    80.050     88.448     89.153     89.663      12.01    0.61

     FRANCE    101.136     87.304     66.493     64.216     -3.42    92.132     84.100     85.692     85.027      -7.71    0.58

     ISRAEL    115.225     77.326     62.795     56.616     -9.84    85.695     72.728     72.333     71.147     -16.98    0.48

     SPAIN      38.394     45.411     33.306     40.518     21.65    43.953     47.534     50.212     52.623      19.73    0.36

     CAMBOD     49.271     31.573     28.457     45.419     59.61    41.195     40.251     45.431     48.535      17.82    0.33

     SWITZLD    38.129     39.815     28.221     32.535     15.28    37.821     44.045     44.212     44.129      16.68    0.30

     PHIL R     56.911     32.642     30.850     37.475     21.48    46.318     30.902     35.221     39.267     -15.22    0.27

     LUXMBRG    82.291     54.449     46.672     26.083    -44.11    83.916     35.021     33.323     33.861     -59.65    0.23

     HG KONG    39.895     32.437     29.152     28.015     -3.90    41.187     25.106     27.650     31.300     -24.01    0.21

     CZECH      28.809     25.438     19.379     24.258     25.18    24.947     28.966     29.562     30.318      21.53    0.21

     POLAND     32.958     35.114     26.364     20.682    -21.55    35.431     30.096     29.669     29.433     -16.93    0.20

     S ARAB     32.354     33.850     27.619     22.523    -18.45    33.091     27.584     28.371     28.754     -13.11    0.20

     PORTUGL    41.559     27.061     23.205     23.887      2.94    30.504     27.354     27.459     27.744      -9.05    0.19

     ARAB EM    31.960     26.187     21.461     22.720      5.87    29.537     27.516     27.469     27.446      -7.08    0.19

     BRAZIL     25.756     23.781     18.889     19.508      3.28    25.512     25.089     24.035     24.401      -4.36    0.17

     MALAYSA    32.795     20.181     15.475     17.882     15.55    22.595     22.559     22.445     22.587      -0.03    0.15

     SWEDEN     19.948     21.073     16.160     15.210     -5.88    21.660     20.281     20.389     20.123      -7.10    0.14

     DENMARK    15.258     13.841      9.732     14.796     52.03    13.630     17.878     18.136     18.904      38.69    0.13

     AUSTRAL    19.341     15.961     11.934     13.379     12.10    17.514     16.648     17.122     17.405      -0.62    0.12

     HONDURA    12.021     16.531     11.163     10.597     -5.07    14.279     16.533     16.301     15.965      11.81    0.11

     AUSTRIA    13.614     11.762      8.465     10.706     26.47    10.802     13.490     13.816     14.003      29.64    0.10

     N ZEAL     11.314     10.420      7.970      9.826     23.28    10.769     12.898     12.590     12.275      13.99    0.08

     ROMANIA     9.215     12.517      9.212      8.469     -8.07    11.157     11.540     11.921     11.774       5.53    0.08

     COLOMB     15.134     12.288      9.660      9.021     -6.62    13.430     10.991     10.901     11.649     -13.26    0.08

     SLOVENI     9.967      9.976      7.830      9.349     19.40    10.673     10.541     11.467     11.495       7.70    0.08

     LATVIA      8.798      7.556      5.259      8.248     56.82     6.714      9.253      9.854     10.544      57.06    0.07

     SALVADR    11.142     11.801      9.339      7.320    -21.62    11.562     10.320      9.965      9.783     -15.39    0.07

     GREECE      9.761      8.974      7.041      7.386      4.89     9.101      9.182      9.299      9.319       2.40    0.06

     REP SAF     8.022      7.753      6.172      6.033     -2.27     7.602      8.678      8.041      7.614       0.15    0.05

     GUATMAL     7.617      5.712      4.987      6.481     29.97     6.703      6.592      6.928      7.206       7.51    0.05

     FINLAND     9.109      6.575      4.702      5.245     11.55     6.381      6.718      6.775      7.118      11.55    0.05

     DOM REP    10.747      9.047      7.427      5.168    -30.41    10.916      7.857      6.605      6.788     -37.82    0.05

     UKRAINE     1.019      2.089      0.585      5.236    794.31     0.613      3.955      5.858      6.739     999.30    0.05

     SLOVAK      5.258      6.847      5.258      4.638    -11.79     7.086      6.714      6.462      6.227     -12.13    0.04

     PERU        5.635      5.646      4.577      4.641      1.41     5.721      5.660      5.075      5.711      -0.18    0.04

     IRELAND     7.589      5.588      3.723      3.288    -11.70     5.674      4.567      4.940      5.153      -9.19    0.04

     SRI LKA     4.134      3.657      2.911      3.423     17.59     3.901      3.722      3.976      4.169       6.87    0.03

     RUSSIA      6.605     16.269     14.721      2.484    -83.13    18.352      5.922      5.022      4.033     -78.03    0.03

     HUNGARY     3.791      4.830      3.651      2.775    -23.99     4.656      4.158      4.043      3.954     -15.06    0.03

     C RICA      2.910      2.858      2.274      2.313      1.71     2.960      2.996      2.931      2.897      -2.14    0.02

     LITHUAN     2.033      2.848      2.232      1.688    -24.39     2.830      2.579      2.493      2.303     -18.61    0.02

     NORWAY      1.399      1.664      0.891      0.732    -17.85     1.184      1.418      1.461      1.504      27.10    0.01

     BAHRAIN     1.158      1.344      0.853      0.806     -5.57     1.287      1.225      1.260      1.296       0.70    0.01

     MALTA       0.336      0.710      0.470      0.604     28.53     0.634      0.844      0.844      0.844      33.21    0.01

     BELARUS     1.294      3.448      3.294      0.393    -88.08     4.161      1.471      0.920      0.547     -86.85    0.00

     JORDAN      0.568      0.350      0.266      0.234    -12.19     0.595      0.344      0.344      0.318     -46.56    0.00

     VENEZ       0.128      0.175      0.139      0.200     43.60     0.157      0.188      0.234      0.235      49.47    0.00

     NIGERIA     0.500      0.049      0.048      0.007    -85.69     0.326      0.010      0.010      0.007     -97.71    0.00


     _WTO    16313.983  14136.015  10917.513  11468.384      5.05 14754.562  14049.101  14327.976  14686.887      -0.46   99.99

     _OECD    3096.702   3008.565   2264.269   2314.204      2.21  3036.482   2998.251   3025.687   3058.501       0.73   20.82

     _W HEMI  1684.418   1639.485   1245.203   1291.086      3.68  1656.523   1667.785   1674.671   1685.368       1.74   11.47

     _NAFTA   1584.499   1546.488   1172.514   1221.731      4.20  1559.177   1577.184   1587.170   1595.705       2.34   10.86

     _EU28    1292.937   1226.143    925.514    928.050      0.27  1264.523   1202.260   1215.134   1228.679      -2.83    8.36

     _EU27    1292.337   1225.630    925.122    927.869      0.30  1263.939   1201.960   1214.766   1228.378      -2.81    8.36

     _ASEAN   1101.506    777.016    654.573    686.923      4.94   906.570    732.788    767.458    809.365     -10.72    5.51

     _CAFTA     49.384     46.913     36.147     33.542     -7.21    48.098     45.307     44.146     44.308      -7.88    0.30

     _SUB-SAH    9.832      8.791      6.986      6.983     -0.04     9.047      9.663      9.158      8.788      -2.86    0.06