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                                          |                                     |                             September 4, 2019
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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      13.965     14.259      7.658      9.301     21.46    13.541     13.791     15.066     15.903      17.44  100.00

     CHINA P    11.612     11.584      6.088      7.755     27.40    10.856     11.076     12.337     13.252      22.06   83.33

     SWEDEN      0.448      0.545      0.300      0.460     53.01     0.537      0.657      0.672      0.704      31.17    4.43

     INDIA       0.565      0.846      0.521      0.236    -54.67     0.771      0.716      0.695      0.561     -27.15    3.53

     KOR REP     0.122      0.246      0.155      0.083    -46.23     0.213      0.178      0.167      0.174     -17.99    1.10

     PAKISTN     0.165      0.005      0.000      0.047       *       0.040      0.052      0.052      0.052      31.43    0.33


     _WTO       13.948     14.243      7.643      9.286     21.49    13.514     13.765     15.043     15.886      17.55   99.89

     _OECD       1.141      1.351      0.726      0.970     33.50     1.349      1.464      1.535      1.594      18.21   10.03

     _EU27       1.150      1.201      0.620      0.931     50.13     1.276      1.361      1.443      1.512      18.48    9.51

     _EU28       1.150      1.201      0.620      0.931     50.13     1.276      1.361      1.443      1.512      18.48    9.51

     _W HEMI     0.014      0.027      0.008      0.068    705.96     0.010      0.081      0.087      0.087     750.00    0.55

     _NAFTA      0.008      0.026      0.007      0.067    861.59     0.009      0.080      0.086      0.086     881.37    0.54