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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     793.679    831.540    558.249    550.453     -1.40   850.647    819.971    823.390    823.743      -3.16  100.00

     CHINA P   419.693    400.683    249.164    281.895     13.14   410.834    418.389    427.079    433.413       5.50   52.62

     ISRAEL    116.751    166.807    111.590     79.224    -29.00   166.020    149.285    140.656    134.441     -19.02   16.32

     INDIA      53.861     49.587     31.700     29.021     -8.45    52.919     46.344     47.201     46.907     -11.36    5.69

     ITALY      31.803     38.357     34.777     33.695     -3.11    37.498     37.662     38.687     37.275      -0.59    4.53

     VIETNAM    39.020     38.115     30.663     25.158    -17.95    42.426     32.876     32.520     32.611     -23.13    3.96

     PORTUGL    30.948     19.808     18.874     22.306     18.18    25.319     21.423     22.881     23.240      -8.21    2.82

     BNGLDSH    18.126     20.458     15.287     15.122     -1.08    20.486     20.122     20.011     20.292      -0.95    2.46

     INDNSIA    15.343     17.283     14.397     15.595      8.33    17.325     18.117     18.666     18.482       6.68    2.24

     GERMANY     7.839     17.161     11.837      8.746    -26.12    16.073     14.792     14.550     14.069     -12.46    1.71

     MEXICO      6.853     12.096      6.510      6.931      6.47     9.973     12.759     12.718     12.517      25.51    1.52

     CHINA T     8.386      8.707      5.134      3.784    -26.30     8.357      7.487      7.243      7.356     -11.97    0.89

     KOR REP     3.741      3.547      1.600      2.647     65.47     2.967      4.119      4.069      4.594      54.82    0.56

     PAKISTN     3.983      2.716      1.592      2.310     45.09     2.891      2.651      2.991      3.434      18.77    0.42

     HG KONG     1.877      2.470      1.278      2.088     63.34     2.050      2.878      3.036      3.280      59.99    0.40

     PHIL R      4.045      2.615      2.198      2.350      6.93     2.827      2.620      2.652      2.767      -2.12    0.34

     CAMBOD      2.918      2.022      1.563      1.890     20.89     2.000      2.040      2.112      2.349      17.48    0.29

     SRI LKA     3.171      2.537      2.324      2.032    -12.59     2.788      2.156      2.167      2.244     -19.52    0.27

     BELGIUM     2.529      2.167      1.382      1.374     -0.58     2.358      2.113      2.124      2.159      -8.42    0.26

     TURKEY      1.328      1.760      1.000      1.115     11.52     1.575      1.776      1.734      1.875      19.08    0.23

     ROMANIA     1.297      1.412      0.715      1.038     45.12     1.292      1.649      1.660      1.735      34.28    0.21

     GUATMAL     1.677      1.103      0.690      0.722      4.64     1.908      1.252      1.101      1.135     -40.53    0.14


     _WTO      792.142    830.267    557.363    549.775     -1.36   849.345    818.786    822.213    822.678      -3.14   99.87

     _OECD      84.860     90.045     74.136     75.079      1.27    93.318     89.187     91.663     90.987      -2.50   11.05

     _EU28      81.139     85.343     71.625     71.636      0.01    89.414     84.055     86.630     85.353      -4.54   10.36

     _EU27      81.094     85.320     71.605     71.631      0.04    89.381     84.042     86.622     85.346      -4.51   10.36

     _ASEAN     62.582     61.505     49.805     46.070     -7.50    65.937     57.231     57.530     57.770     -12.39    7.01

     _W HEMI    15.012     18.898     11.419     10.213    -10.56    18.232     18.105     17.736     17.692      -2.96    2.15

     _NAFTA      7.601     13.101      7.134      7.443      4.32    10.855     13.810     13.646     13.409      23.54    1.63

     _CAFTA      4.581      3.527      2.483      1.558    -37.24     4.536      2.837      2.586      2.602     -42.63    0.32