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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 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 12/2019
   Country      2017       2018      12/2018    12/2019  % Change   12/2018    10/2019    11/2019    12/2019   % Change % Share


     WORLD     26379183  34584438   34584438   55343590     60.02  34584438   50851978   53898034   55343590      60.02  100.00

     CHINA P   24181863  32773680   32773680   53195643     62.31  32773680   48624525   51611758   53195643      62.31   96.12

     SWEDEN      504331    670539     670539     622468     -7.17    670539     698300     703943     622468      -7.17    1.12

     PAKISTN     654680     30000      30000     294641    882.14     30000     294641     294641     294641     882.14    0.53

     INDIA       238580    400787     400787     238165    -40.58    400787     212351     235788     238165     -40.58    0.43

     NETHLDS     125821      3124       3124     210273   6630.89      3124     211155     210435     210273    6630.89    0.38

     KOR REP     168550    214169     214169     115069    -46.27    214169     130938     107945     115069     -46.27    0.21


     _WTO      26374831  34580403   34580403   55338041     60.03  34580403   50848269   53894325   55338041      60.03   99.99

     _OECD       958265    953227     953227    1205339     26.45    953227    1296765    1279885    1205339      26.45    2.18

     _EU27       822652    755899     755899     941040     24.49    755899    1013787    1022380     941040      24.49    1.70

     _EU28       822652    755899     755899     941040     24.49    755899    1013787    1022380     941040      24.49    1.70

     _W HEMI      17822     60936      60936     270716    344.26     60936     272918     271088     270716     344.26    0.49

     _NAFTA       17715     60853      60853     270466    344.46     60853     272668     270838     270466     344.46    0.49