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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  7/2019
   Country      2017       2018       7/2018     7/2019  % Change    7/2018     5/2019     6/2019     7/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     876.677    970.077    592.733    744.485     25.60   920.973   1078.750   1096.687   1121.829      21.81  100.00

     CHINA P   467.468    532.939    298.421    395.778     32.62   485.719    596.447    610.650    630.296      29.77   56.18

     ISRAEL    140.480    161.470     99.144     85.845    -13.41   160.402    150.268    147.383    148.171      -7.62   13.21

     INDIA      50.756     53.543     31.337     38.314     22.26    52.805     59.629     59.935     60.520      14.61    5.39

     ITALY      36.734     39.854     34.502     49.761     44.23    37.539     50.741     52.313     55.113      46.82    4.91

     VIETNAM    33.481     35.181     25.966     38.684     48.98    34.434     45.313     46.194     47.899      39.10    4.27

     PORTUGL    30.508     29.017     23.578     35.418     50.21    31.781     41.705     41.504     40.857      28.56    3.64

     INDNSIA    20.071     25.352     20.191     21.358      5.78    24.599     26.219     26.828     26.519       7.81    2.36

     BNGLDSH    20.015     13.715     10.224     18.215     78.16    15.118     20.540     20.846     21.706      43.57    1.93

     MEXICO     10.857     12.714      6.336      8.593     35.63    10.274     14.261     14.719     14.971      45.71    1.33

     PHIL R      2.736      3.257      1.972      5.768    192.40     2.519      6.240      6.709      7.053     179.99    0.63

     CHINA T     7.236      5.170      3.030      3.252      7.34     6.597      5.449      5.415      5.392     -18.26    0.48

     KOR REP     4.367      3.997      2.412      3.632     50.59     4.135      4.167      5.057      5.217      26.18    0.47

     PAKISTN     3.167      4.292      2.335      2.340      0.19     3.195      4.235      4.247      4.296      34.45    0.38

     SRI LKA     2.539      3.006      2.434      3.429     40.90     2.923      3.774      3.800      4.001      36.91    0.36

     GERMANY    12.810      3.642      2.011      2.287     13.71     6.075      3.507      3.676      3.918     -35.51    0.35

     CAMBOD      3.177      2.445      2.179      3.412     56.63     3.523      2.931      3.379      3.679       4.44    0.33

     TURKEY      1.792      2.592      1.615      2.113     30.89     2.296      2.916      3.012      3.091      34.64    0.28

     GUATMAL     1.025      2.989      1.854      1.689     -8.93     2.158      2.672      2.863      2.823      30.83    0.25

     THAILND     1.345      2.168      1.101      1.640     48.99     1.534      2.619      2.670      2.708      76.55    0.24

     BELGIUM     2.346      2.764      1.596      1.531     -4.07     2.568      2.815      2.738      2.699       5.14    0.24

     HG KONG     3.251      4.171      2.927      1.335    -54.39     4.084      3.358      2.848      2.579     -36.84    0.23

     FINLAND     0.064      3.218      3.109      2.392    -23.06     3.154      2.962      3.062      2.501     -20.71    0.22

     FRANCE      1.388      1.160      0.743      1.777    139.27     1.420      2.004      2.152      2.194      54.47    0.20

     GREECE      0.881      1.076      0.967      1.783     84.33     1.144      1.299      1.762      1.892      65.38    0.17

     U KING      1.479      1.807      1.221      1.215     -0.51     1.849      2.026      1.755      1.801      -2.63    0.16

     COLOMB      0.775      0.855      0.501      1.415    182.62     0.894      1.511      1.621      1.770      97.91    0.16


     _WTO      875.429    968.846    592.130    743.833     25.62   919.799   1077.264   1095.240   1120.550      21.83   99.89

     _OECD      97.666     95.607     76.094    105.198     38.25    98.664    120.755    123.669    124.711      26.40   11.12

     _EU28      92.310     88.112     71.028     99.640     40.28    91.677    112.663    114.831    116.723      27.32   10.40

     _EU27      92.299     88.083     71.007     99.610     40.28    91.650    112.631    114.795    116.686      27.32   10.40

     _ASEAN     61.210     68.835     51.663     71.424     38.25    67.074     83.981     86.444     88.595      32.09    7.90

     _W HEMI    16.856     20.874     11.129     14.508     30.36    17.817     23.237     23.965     24.253      36.12    2.16

     _NAFTA     11.804     13.635      6.888      9.492     37.79    11.263     15.514     15.960     16.238      44.17    1.45

     _CAFTA      2.491      4.622      2.946      2.387    -18.97     3.913      4.054      4.197      4.063       3.85    0.36