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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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       5.767      6.667      1.663      1.607     -3.38     5.540      6.276      6.301      6.611      19.33  100.00

     CHINA P     1.300      1.906      0.372      0.372     -0.19     1.374      1.805      1.779      1.905      38.71   28.82

     ROMANIA     1.328      1.833      0.298      0.195    -34.48     1.280      1.740      1.713      1.730      35.19   26.17

     ITALY       0.977      0.693      0.365      0.341     -6.46     0.875      0.551      0.647      0.670     -23.43   10.13

     HUNGARY     0.605      0.511      0.115      0.105     -9.03     0.486      0.454      0.437      0.501       2.98    7.58

     FRANCE      0.463      0.312      0.084      0.164     94.49     0.367      0.236      0.368      0.392       6.80    5.93

     TURKEY      0.171      0.140      0.063      0.047    -25.36     0.169      0.143      0.131      0.124     -26.70    1.87

     LITHUAN     0.017      0.018      0.000      0.072       *       0.017      0.087      0.088      0.091     429.92    1.37


     _WTO        5.767      6.667      1.663      1.607     -3.38     5.540      6.276      6.301      6.611      19.33  100.00

     _EU27       3.960      3.770      1.013      1.025      1.18     3.547      3.505      3.637      3.782       6.63   57.21

     _EU28       3.960      3.770      1.013      1.025      1.18     3.547      3.505      3.637      3.782       6.63   57.21

     _OECD       2.787      2.060      0.779      0.806      3.37     2.420      1.822      1.968      2.086     -13.80   31.55