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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 800:  SILK BLENDS OR NON-CTN VEG FIB YRN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  4/2018
   Country      2016       2017       4/2017     4/2018  % Change    4/2017     2/2018     3/2018     4/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD       520938    638963     148981     135689     -8.92    519189     599368     595564     625671      20.51  100.00

     CHINA P     183133    301819      59162      49330    -16.62    203203     272615     266740     291987      43.69   46.67

     ROMANIA     138495    175707      33355      22074    -33.82    135242     167463     165465     164426      21.58   26.28

     HUNGARY      37798     34992       4928       7207     46.25     28456      31657      32078      37271      30.98    5.96

     ITALY        56300     35641      19192      14611    -23.87     54146      25859      30687      31060     -42.64    4.96

     FRANCE       53897     25666       7529      12854     70.73     32590      18442      30602      30991      -4.91    4.95

     LITHUAN       6160      6129          0      19442       *        6160      25388      25430      25571     315.11    4.09

     TURKEY       12387     11701       6519       2470    -62.11     15245      10600       9189       7652     -49.81    1.22


     _WTO        520938    638963     148981     135689     -8.92    519189     599368     595564     625671      20.51  100.00

     _EU27       310047    291798      69168      80111     15.82    274069     283502     297928     302741      10.46   48.39

     _EU28       310047    291798      69168      80111     15.82    274069     283502     297928     302741      10.46   48.39

     _OECD       178136    121697      42358      41087     -3.00    148295     101272     116244     120426     -18.79   19.25