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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 Nos,  0.40 M2 per Nos. 

                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     26398647  34909865   20660262   28284651     36.90  30955641   32067494   38446188   42534254      37.40  100.00

     CHINA P   24201327  33100764   19648491   26907448     36.94  29303650   29868685   36286408   40359721      37.73   94.89

     SWEDEN      504331    670539     366695     446854     21.86    634384     744139     719823     750698      18.33    1.76

     INDIA       238580    400787     264844     120801    -54.39    369823     328204     305043     256744     -30.58    0.60

     PAKISTN     654680     30000          0     213605       *        8250     243605     243605     243605    2852.79    0.57

     KOR REP     168550    214169     114390      64942    -43.23    212608     161104     159953     164721     -22.52    0.39


     _WTO      26394295  34905830   20656647   28281462     36.91  30948734   32061266   38440194   42530645      37.42   99.99

     _OECD       958265    951570     515041     847614     64.57    936998    1168090    1213333    1284143      37.05    3.02

     _EU27       822652    754242     407313     626011     53.69    757319     854230     903648     972940      28.47    2.29

     _EU28       822652    754242     407313     626011     53.69    757319     854230     903648     972940      28.47    2.29

     _W HEMI      17822     60936       4330     226154   5122.96      5029     268595     282032     282760    5522.59    0.66

     _NAFTA       17715     60853       4247     225904   5219.14      4946     268345     281782     282510    5611.89    0.66