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                                          |                                     |                                March 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  2/2015 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  2/2015
   Country      2013       2014       2/2014     2/2015  % Change    2/2014    12/2014     1/2015     2/2015   % Change % Share


     WORLD     17774730  21184694    1969894    3342392     69.67  16231388   21184694   21521377   22557192      38.97  100.00

     CHINA P   15750030  18226102    1882151    2629071     39.68  14832704   18226102   18579330   18973022      27.91   84.11

     PAKISTN     748547   2245600          0     631640       *      733283    2245600    2245600    2877240     292.38   12.76


     _WTO      17774730  21184694    1969894    3342392     69.67  16231388   21184694   21521377   22557192      38.97  100.00

     _OECD       386571    248686      26131      37172     42.25    358398     248686     250744     259727     -27.53    1.15

     _EU27       257058    150327      15128      16520      9.20    236017     150327     145500     151719     -35.72    0.67

     _EU28       257058    150327      15128      16520      9.20    236017     150327     145500     151719     -35.72    0.67