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                                          |                                     |                                   May 5, 2020
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2020 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2020
   Country      2018       2019       3/2019     3/2020  % Change    3/2019     1/2020     2/2020     3/2020   % Change % Share


     WORLD      14.227     17.340      2.862      3.752     31.12    13.520     17.883     18.152     18.230      34.84  100.00

     CHINA P    11.547     14.712      2.257      3.041     34.77    10.931     15.190     15.586     15.497      41.77   85.01

     SWEDEN      0.545      0.684      0.136      0.187     37.90     0.551      0.725      0.693      0.735      33.47    4.03

     INDIA       0.846      0.534      0.081      0.116     44.11     0.750      0.535      0.537      0.570     -24.02    3.12

     PAKISTN     0.005      0.065      0.028      0.093    226.49     0.033      0.070      0.111      0.129     288.70    0.71

     NETHLDS     0.033      0.128      0.040      0.031    -23.76     0.072      0.128      0.089      0.119      65.00    0.65


     _WTO       14.211     17.316      2.850      3.746     31.45    13.495     17.866     18.135     18.212      34.96   99.90

     _OECD       1.356      1.558      0.378      0.404      6.89     1.377      1.634      1.498      1.584      15.02    8.69

     _EU27       1.206      1.524      0.320      0.380     18.53     1.241      1.595      1.501      1.583      27.60    8.68

     _EU28       1.206      1.524      0.320      0.380     18.53     1.241      1.595      1.501      1.583      27.60    8.68

     _W HEMI     0.027      0.086      0.054      0.018    -67.10     0.076      0.086      0.041      0.050     -34.36    0.27

     _NAFTA      0.026      0.085      0.053      0.018    -66.54     0.075      0.086      0.040      0.050     -33.97    0.27