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Blog, Irina Andreeva, July 14, 2016 259

The U.S. takes a 7% share (based on USD) of global imports of artificial and synthetic fibers and filaments, which put it in the third place, following China (10%) and Turkey (8%). In 2015, U.S. artificial and synthetic fiber and filament imports totaled 2,676 million USD, which was 21 million USD (1%) above the previous year's value.

Man-Made Fibres
Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, December 21, 2015 211

From 2008 to 2014, EU synthetic tow and fiber production dynamics showed a steady decrease, falling from 1,203 thousand tonnes in 2008 to 1,006 thousand tonnes in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -2.9% over the period under review. In value terms, EU filament fiber production was 2,409 million EUR in 2014, growing by 0.9% annually.