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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 800:  SILK BLENDS OR NON-CTN VEG FIB YRN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                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       545065    520752     283144     331711     17.15    510153     539785     548035     569319      11.60  100.00

     CHINA P     188787    183134      95029     138183     45.41    171017     206025     210907     226288      32.32   39.75

     ROMANIA     122509    138495      65932      95836     45.36    119074     154238     156117     168399      41.42   29.58

     ITALY        55263     56300      37885      25917    -31.59     63249      49269      49704      44332     -29.91    7.79

     FRANCE       28942     53897      28848      13420    -53.48     46614      38141      38138      38469     -17.47    6.76

     HUNGARY      40874     37798      27368      17233    -37.03     46157      27998      31578      27663     -40.07    4.86

     TURKEY        9882     12387       5961       8073     35.43     12833      14310      15108      14499      12.98    2.55

     INDIA        28691      7104       5703       1411    -75.26     17802       2647       2426       2812     -84.20    0.49


     _WTO        545065    520752     283144     331711     17.15    510153     539785     548035     569319      11.60  100.00

     _EU27       294240    310047     170741     163634     -4.16    295124     292704     297258     302940       2.65   53.21

     _EU28       294240    310047     170741     163634     -4.16    295124     292704     297258     302940       2.65   53.21

     _OECD       177305    178136     110720      75905    -31.44    184530     147007     150480     143321     -22.33   25.17