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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 12/2016
   Country      2014       2015      12/2015    12/2016  % Change   12/2015    10/2016    11/2016    12/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD    140611418 140739338  140739338  118350414    -15.91 140739338  118226055  119985457  118350414     -15.91  100.00

     CHINA P  107819529 109360094  109360094   91102969    -16.69 109360094   90361745   91359655   91102969     -16.69   76.98

     KOR REP    6686102   6344900    6344900    8849401     39.47   6344900    8491109    8974648    8849401      39.47    7.48

     CHINA T   11865499  12495113   12495113    7525326    -39.77  12495113    8054839    8319737    7525326     -39.77    6.36

     MALTA      3895698   1533756    1533756    2506257     63.41   1533756    2911210    2893737    2506257      63.41    2.12

     TURKEY     1355694   1930237    1930237    1928251     -0.10   1930237    2019342    1986550    1928251      -0.10    1.63

     INDIA      2612489   2095175    2095175    1780591    -15.01   2095175    1755309    1777715    1780591     -15.01    1.50

     ITALY       901400    948026     948026     853599     -9.96    948026     869533     869243     853599      -9.96    0.72

     MEXICO      705703    735168     735168     844052     14.81    735168     868409     880362     844052      14.81    0.71

     FRANCE     1655786   2333976    2333976      99148    -95.75   2333976     108061     102470      99148     -95.75    0.08


     _WTO     140611338 140739135  140739135  118349578    -15.91 140739135  118225219  119984621  118349578     -15.91  100.00

     _OECD     12346083  13036453   13036453   13191030      1.19  13036453   12899688   13363946   13191030       1.19   11.15

     _EU27      7600093   5888096    5888096    4477526    -23.96   5888096    4852573    4848946    4477526     -23.96    3.78

     _EU28      7600093   5888096    5888096    4477526    -23.96   5888096    4852573    4848946    4477526     -23.96    3.78

     _W HEMI    1775613   1520316    1520316    1711470     12.57   1520316    1811773    1817954    1711470      12.57    1.45

     _NAFTA     1249604   1128872    1128872    1280276     13.41   1128872    1305847    1315387    1280276      13.41    1.08