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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 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  7/2017
   Country      2015       2016       7/2016     7/2017  % Change    7/2016     5/2017     6/2017     7/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD    140739338 118350414   58622113   62334447      6.33 124203636  120037719  120508285  122062748      -1.72  100.00

     CHINA P  109360094  91102969   44678897   47673667      6.70  95450307   93056926   93342740   94097739      -1.42   77.09

     KOR REP    6344900   8849401    4300871    5156100     19.89   7340035    9529736    9845783    9704630      32.22    7.95

     CHINA T   12495113   7525326    2975270    3546053     19.18   9563739    7582201    7628228    8096109     -15.35    6.63

     INDIA      2095175   1780591     972754    1070092     10.01   1787975    1774575    1865064    1877929       5.03    1.54

     TURKEY     1930237   1928251    1140372     999091    -12.39   2057406    1733362    1771972    1786970     -13.14    1.46

     MALTA      1533756   2506257    1761637     800722    -54.55   2533475    1560444    1164834    1545342     -39.00    1.27

     ITALY       948026    853599     509552     630964     23.83    887678     925200     936738     975011       9.84    0.80

     MEXICO      735168    844052     533218     417010    -21.79    886462     745304     742032     727844     -17.89    0.60

     FRANCE     2333976     99148      67354     105532     56.68    882442     113561     126419     137326     -84.44    0.11


     _WTO     140739135 118349578   58621277   62334447      6.33 124202800  120036960  120508285  122062748      -1.72  100.00

     _OECD     13036453  13191030    6930989    7832245     13.00  12616242   13760190   14132508   14092286      11.70   11.55

     _EU27      5888096   4477526    2937235    2127084    -27.58   5293527    3607712    3207290    3667375     -30.72    3.00

     _EU28      5888096   4477526    2937235    2127084    -27.58   5293527    3607712    3207290    3667375     -30.72    3.00

     _W HEMI    1520316   1711470    1121609     917894    -18.16   1843769    1516389    1517156    1507755     -18.22    1.24

     _NAFTA     1128872   1280276     843782     761565     -9.74   1334299    1187468    1206950    1198059     -10.21    0.98