Major Shippers Category 618
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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2010
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2010 Data     |
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                                           Category 618:  WOVEN ARTIFICIAL FILAMENT FAB.
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2010
   Country      2008       2009       9/2009     9/2010  % Change    9/2009     7/2010     8/2010     9/2010   % Change % Share


     WORLD     26981958  16829093   11850295   16198979     36.70  16135522   20184985   20385871   21177777      31.25  100.00

     KOR REP   15698041   9153924    6815906    7172155      5.23   9018903    9192597    9198724    9510173       5.45   44.91

     CHINA P    1524813   2392950    1005383    4696428    367.13   1222909    5527178    5733220    6083995     397.50   28.73

     CANADA     4647403   3289154    2510994    2556737      1.82   3449700    3303158    3323913    3334897      -3.33   15.75

     JAPAN      2719098    829666     582118     738331     26.84   1036262     962449     941024     985879      -4.86    4.66

     ITALY      1402100    786749     660582     455743    -31.01    859272     593337     579453     581910     -32.28    2.75


     _WTO      26980932  16827706   11850215   16198979     36.70  16135442   20183678   20384564   21176470      31.24   99.99

     _C,H,K,T  17429941  11617553    7877690   12087059     53.43  10312986   14946660   15160948   15826922      53.47   74.73

     _OECD     22166064  13376623   10087685   10334270      2.44  13577373   13230791   13240701   13623208       0.34   64.33

     _HK,K,T   15905128   9224603    6872307    7390631      7.54   9090077    9419482    9427728    9742927       7.18   46.01

     _EU15      1698986    867248     704396     577189    -18.06    996590     700556     681979     740041     -25.74    3.49

     _EC12      1698212    867180     704328     577077    -18.07    996522     700424     681867     739929     -25.75    3.49