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                                          |                                     |                              January 31, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2019 Data     |
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                                           Category 800:  SILK BLENDS OR NON-CTN VEG FIB YRN
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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       6.678      5.047      5.047      5.223      3.49     5.047      5.278      5.431      5.223       3.49  100.00

     CHINA P     1.905      1.404      1.404      1.102    -21.51     1.404      1.175      1.242      1.102     -21.51   21.10

     ROMANIA     1.833      0.794      0.794      0.938     18.11     0.794      0.960      1.073      0.938      18.11   17.95

     ITALY       0.705      0.760      0.760      0.568    -25.23     0.760      0.592      0.579      0.568     -25.23   10.88

     JAPAN       0.257      0.291      0.291      0.449     53.96     0.291      0.398      0.408      0.449      53.96    8.59

     HUNGARY     0.511      0.376      0.376      0.263    -30.13     0.376      0.296      0.229      0.263     -30.13    5.03

     INDIA       0.174      0.160      0.160      0.251     57.21     0.160      0.262      0.267      0.251      57.21    4.81

     TURKEY      0.140      0.163      0.163      0.204     25.17     0.163      0.219      0.207      0.204      25.17    3.91

     EGYPT       0.076      0.021      0.021      0.142    561.01     0.021      0.128      0.139      0.142     561.01    2.72

     FRANCE      0.312      0.264      0.264      0.132    -50.05     0.264      0.146      0.133      0.132     -50.05    2.52

     LITHUAN     0.018      0.108      0.108      0.057    -47.15     0.108      0.008      0.042      0.057     -47.15    1.10


     _WTO        6.678      5.047      5.047      5.223      3.49     5.047      5.278      5.431      5.223       3.49  100.00

     _EU27       3.781      2.746      2.746      2.457    -10.52     2.746      2.481      2.523      2.457     -10.52   47.04

     _EU28       3.781      2.746      2.746      2.457    -10.52     2.746      2.481      2.523      2.457     -10.52   47.04

     _OECD       2.071      2.016      2.016      1.730    -14.19     2.016      1.794      1.679      1.730     -14.19   33.12