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                                          |                                     |                                  June 5, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  4/2018 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  4/2018
   Country      2016       2017       4/2017     4/2018  % Change    4/2017     2/2018     3/2018     4/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD     19830224  26476131    8658441   12388414     43.08  22136818   30543896   30531195   30206104      36.45  100.00

     CHINA P   17842044  24278811    8115227   11891634     46.53  20070686   28395629   28388150   28055218      39.78   92.88

     PAKISTN     182423    654680          0          0       *       77633     654680     654680     654680     743.30    2.17

     SWEDEN      321944    504331      87838     169065     92.47    309825     565225     566683     585558      89.00    1.94

     INDIA       153653    238580      35280     102976    191.88    149756     298948     302827     306276     104.52    1.01

     KOR REP     265921    168550      38706      84708    118.85    268047     179080     206250     214552     -19.96    0.71

     MEXICO      523191     17016          0          0       *      510471      17016      17016      17016     -96.67    0.06


     _WTO      19827834  26471779    8657941   12387914     43.08  22133928   30539044   30526343   30201752      36.45   99.99

     _OECD       713525    958265     330123     275883    -16.43    815907     907400     877522     904025      10.80    2.99

     _EU27       516542    822652     294541     197006    -33.11    591690     762309     706362     725117      22.55    2.40

     _EU28       516542    822652     294541     197006    -33.11    591690     762309     706362     725117      22.55    2.40

     _W HEMI     523925     17822          0        183       *      511201      17905      18005      18005     -96.48    0.06

     _NAFTA      523195     17715          0        100       *      510471      17715      17815      17815     -96.51    0.06