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


     WORLD     11949119  20240808   20240808   17774730    -12.18  20240808   17863822   17751961   17774730     -12.18  100.00

     CHINA P    9779871  19255983   19255983   15750030    -18.21  19255983   16232902   16057640   15750030     -18.21   88.61

     PAKISTN     580700    255602     255602     748547    192.86    255602     468547     468547     748547     192.86    4.21

     BNGLDSH     265000         0          0     625000       *           0     625000     625000     625000        *      3.52


     _WTO      11939519  20204028   20204028   17774730    -12.02  20204028   17827042   17715181   17774730     -12.02  100.00

     _OECD       258150    329028     329028     386571     17.49    329028     266253     300275     386571      17.49    2.17

     _EU27       117337    190447     190447     257058     34.98    190447     148323     183370     257058      34.98    1.45

     _EU28       117337    190447     190447     257058     34.98    190447     148323     183370     257058      34.98    1.45