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                                          |                                     |                              February 2, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 12/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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      50.109     46.019     46.019     42.098     -8.52    46.019     41.393     41.367     42.098      -8.52  100.00

     CHINA P    24.323     23.533     23.533     21.045    -10.57    23.533     20.926     20.910     21.045     -10.57   49.99

     KOR REP     9.807      5.647      5.647      6.658     17.89     5.647      5.864      6.109      6.658      17.89   15.81

     INDIA       3.878      4.382      4.382      4.982     13.69     4.382      4.410      4.604      4.982      13.69   11.83

     PAKISTN     2.247      3.542      3.542      2.421    -31.64     3.542      2.835      2.724      2.421     -31.64    5.75

     GERMANY     1.776      0.899      0.899      1.673     86.05     0.899      1.606      1.636      1.673      86.05    3.97

     THAILND     0.739      0.595      0.595      0.502    -15.71     0.595      0.599      0.502      0.502     -15.71    1.19

     MEXICO      0.785      1.085      1.085      0.287    -73.50     1.085      0.386      0.291      0.287     -73.50    0.68


     _WTO       50.109     46.017     46.017     42.098     -8.52    46.017     41.393     41.367     42.098      -8.52  100.00

     _OECD      15.222     10.196     10.196     10.614      4.11    10.196     10.035     10.070     10.614       4.11   25.21

     _EU27       4.950      3.963      3.963      3.546    -10.51     3.963      3.765      3.541      3.546     -10.51    8.42

     _EU28       4.950      3.963      3.963      3.546    -10.51     3.963      3.765      3.541      3.546     -10.51    8.42

     _W HEMI     1.902      1.942      1.942      0.787    -59.46     1.942      0.799      0.714      0.787     -59.46    1.87

     _ASEAN      0.877      0.662      0.662      0.642     -3.13     0.662      0.736      0.638      0.642      -3.13    1.52

     _NAFTA      0.806      1.109      1.109      0.341    -69.27     1.109      0.427      0.340      0.341     -69.27    0.81