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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 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      13.963     14.227     14.227     17.343     21.90    14.227     16.823     17.457     17.343      21.90  100.00

     CHINA P    11.610     11.547     11.547     14.712     27.41    11.547     14.172     14.759     14.712      27.41   84.83

     SWEDEN      0.448      0.545      0.545      0.684     25.51     0.545      0.745      0.741      0.684      25.51    3.94

     INDIA       0.565      0.846      0.846      0.534    -36.90     0.846      0.488      0.523      0.534     -36.90    3.08

     NETHLDS     0.044      0.033      0.033      0.128    294.12     0.033      0.137      0.129      0.128     294.12    0.74

     KOR REP     0.122      0.246      0.246      0.117    -52.35     0.246      0.145      0.120      0.117     -52.35    0.68

     PAKISTN     0.165      0.005      0.005      0.065   1230.40     0.005      0.065      0.065      0.065    1230.40    0.37


     _WTO       13.946     14.211     14.211     17.320     21.87    14.211     16.805     17.439     17.320      21.87   99.86

     _OECD       1.141      1.356      1.356      1.561     15.18     1.356      1.656      1.632      1.561      15.18    9.00

     _EU27       1.150      1.206      1.206      1.524     26.38     1.206      1.582      1.593      1.524      26.38    8.79

     _EU28       1.150      1.206      1.206      1.524     26.38     1.206      1.582      1.593      1.524      26.38    8.79

     _W HEMI     0.014      0.027      0.027      0.086    214.41     0.027      0.087      0.087      0.086     214.41    0.50

     _NAFTA      0.008      0.026      0.026      0.085    227.94     0.026      0.085      0.086      0.085     227.94    0.49