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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 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 12/2016
   Country      2014       2015      12/2015    12/2016  % Change   12/2015    10/2016    11/2016    12/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD       405753    545065     545065     520752     -4.46    545065     529837     517200     520752      -4.46  100.00

     CHINA P     159032    188787     188787     183134     -2.99    188787     190325     173480     183134      -2.99   35.17

     ROMANIA      70633    122509     122509     138495     13.05    122509     117858     127157     138495      13.05   26.60

     ITALY        30081     55263      55263      56300      1.88     55263      74120      72453      56300       1.88   10.81

     FRANCE       33178     28942      28942      53897     86.22     28942      51500      52094      53897      86.22   10.35

     HUNGARY      51805     40874      40874      37798     -7.53     40874      43821      43283      37798      -7.53    7.26

     TURKEY       10389      9882       9882      12387     25.35      9882      12459      11115      12387      25.35    2.38

     INDIA         3738     28691      28691       7104    -75.24     28691       8968       7659       7104     -75.24    1.36

     BELGIUM      13409     18807      18807       6625    -64.77     18807       6774       6977       6625     -64.77    1.27

     GERMANY       2545     17161      17161       1344    -92.17     17161       1499       1423       1344     -92.17    0.26

     JAPAN         1025     15819      15819        198    -98.75     15819        198        198        198     -98.75    0.04


     _WTO        405753    545065     545065     520752     -4.46    545065     529837     517200     520752      -4.46  100.00

     _EU27       218164    294240     294240     310047      5.37    294240     309610     316776     310047       5.37   59.54

     _EU28       218164    294240     294240     310047      5.37    294240     309610     316776     310047       5.37   59.54

     _OECD       149893    177305     177305     178136      0.47    177305     198224     194916     178136       0.47   34.21