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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 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       5.105      6.089      6.089      5.724     -6.00     6.089      5.849      5.714      5.724      -6.00  100.00

     ROMANIA     0.676      1.118      1.118      1.328     18.79     1.118      1.143      1.222      1.328      18.79   23.20

     CHINA P     1.176      1.400      1.400      1.300     -7.14     1.400      1.348      1.256      1.300      -7.14   22.71

     ITALY       0.716      0.956      0.956      0.977      2.19     0.956      1.077      1.054      0.977       2.19   17.07

     HUNGARY     0.826      0.653      0.653      0.605     -7.33     0.653      0.672      0.656      0.605      -7.33   10.57

     FRANCE      0.224      0.328      0.328      0.427     30.29     0.328      0.396      0.401      0.427      30.29    7.46

     BELGIUM     0.409      0.371      0.371      0.263    -29.11     0.371      0.272      0.276      0.263     -29.11    4.60

     TURKEY      0.160      0.169      0.169      0.171      1.73     0.169      0.219      0.180      0.171       1.73    3.00

     INDIA       0.144      0.254      0.254      0.142    -44.34     0.254      0.186      0.173      0.142     -44.34    2.47

     GERMANY     0.111      0.159      0.159      0.073    -54.08     0.159      0.077      0.075      0.073     -54.08    1.27

     JAPAN       0.069      0.245      0.245      0.020    -91.66     0.245      0.020      0.020      0.020     -91.66    0.36


     _WTO        5.105      6.089      6.089      5.724     -6.00     6.089      5.849      5.714      5.724      -6.00  100.00

     _EU27       3.224      3.812      3.812      3.924      2.93     3.812      3.899      3.923      3.924       2.93   68.56

     _EU28       3.224      3.812      3.812      3.924      2.93     3.812      3.899      3.923      3.924       2.93   68.56

     _OECD       2.694      2.853      2.853      2.751     -3.59     2.853      2.958      2.861      2.751      -3.59   48.06