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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 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      11.146     13.981      4.351      4.371      0.46    13.009     14.398     14.514     14.001       7.63  100.00

     CHINA P     7.508     11.628      3.821      3.552     -7.02     9.480     11.860     11.892     11.360      19.82   81.14

     INDIA       0.431      0.565      0.105      0.204     94.33     0.415      0.659      0.656      0.664      60.27    4.75

     SWEDEN      0.284      0.448      0.075      0.148     96.82     0.263      0.503      0.505      0.521      98.21    3.72

     KOR REP     0.415      0.122      0.038      0.100    165.88     0.414      0.141      0.181      0.184     -55.46    1.32

     PAKISTN     0.175      0.165      0.000      0.000       *       0.082      0.165      0.165      0.165     102.31    1.18

     MEXICO      1.336      0.006      0.000      0.000       *       1.289      0.006      0.006      0.006     -99.56    0.04


     _WTO       11.134     13.963      4.349      4.368      0.43    12.995     14.377     14.494     13.982       7.60   99.87

     _OECD       1.051      1.141      0.238      0.404     70.13     1.030      1.250      1.302      1.307      26.94    9.34

     _EU27       0.862      1.150      0.223      0.334     49.93     0.797      1.249      1.256      1.261      58.22    9.01

     _EU28       0.862      1.150      0.223      0.334     49.93     0.797      1.249      1.256      1.261      58.22    9.01

     _W HEMI     1.339      0.014      0.000      0.005       *       1.292      0.015      0.019      0.019     -98.54    0.13

     _NAFTA      1.337      0.008      0.000      0.003       *       1.289      0.008      0.011      0.011     -99.15    0.08