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                                          |                                     |                              February 3, 2014
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2013 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 12/2013
   Country      2011       2012      12/2012    12/2013  % Change   12/2012    10/2013    11/2013    12/2013   % Change % Share


     WORLD       570984    527164     527164     435515    -17.39    527164     506147     462106     435515     -17.39  100.00

     CHINA P     320230    282370     282370     257230     -8.90    282370     281368     267531     257230      -8.90   59.06

     HUNGARY      39025     42901      42901      46201      7.69     42901      43787      40918      46201       7.69   10.61

     ITALY        17911     29657      29657      26379    -11.05     29657      23905      25883      26379     -11.05    6.06

     ROMANIA      20862     27146      27146      22182    -18.29     27146      30741      23262      22182     -18.29    5.09

     BELGIUM      29430     47491      47491      18634    -60.76     47491      20804      19412      18634     -60.76    4.28

     FRANCE       11125      9103       9103      12478     37.08      9103      12126      12126      12478      37.08    2.87

     LITHUAN      19134     38824      38824      10569    -72.78     38824      49393      29991      10569     -72.78    2.43

     MEXICO       61759     17064      17064          0   -100.00     17064        363          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO        570984    527164     527164     435515    -17.39    527164     506147     462106     435515     -17.39  100.00

     _EU27       144848    201185     201185     154084    -23.41    201185     198398     169237     154084     -23.41   35.38

     _EU28       144848    201185     201185     154084    -23.41    201185     198398     169237     154084     -23.41   35.38

     _OECD       109789    141126     141126     132459     -6.14    141126     129387     127177     132459      -6.14   30.41

     _W HEMI      68101     24226      24226       6236    -74.26     24226       5994       5393       6236     -74.26    1.43

     _NAFTA       65079     18674      18674       2850    -84.74     18674       2285       1972       2850     -84.74    0.65