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


     WORLD     30248415  19885989   11548714   16099744     39.41  20559605   22794942   22658703   24437019      18.86  100.00

     CHINA P   25708173  17898492   10207147   14542424     42.47  17882097   20896290   20912894   22233769      24.34   90.98

     PAKISTN    1464068    182423     104790     646430    516.88    180270      77633      77633     724063     301.65    2.96

     SWEDEN     2350817    321944     161752     236642     46.30   1022902     349266     351708     396834     -61.21    1.62

     INDIA       215233    153694      83865     133451     59.13    233711     195083     209684     203280     -13.02    0.83

     VIETNAM     160070    201415     116663      10136    -91.31    213457     140264     140264      94888     -55.55    0.39

     MEXICO         200    523191     523191      17016    -96.75    523191     336897     148959      17016     -96.75    0.07


     _WTO      30247815  19883599   11547375   16098684     39.41  20557766   22791992   22657092   24434908      18.86   99.99

     _OECD      2541474    712801     397456     536678     35.03   1341657     815937     836679     852023     -36.49    3.49

     _EU27      2439732    515818     313465     473016     50.90   1215301     632464     639950     675369     -44.43    2.76

     _EU28      2439732    515818     313465     473016     50.90   1215301     632464     639950     675369     -44.43    2.76

     _ASEAN      162484    202450     117238      10392    -91.14    215473     140944     140920      95604     -55.63    0.39

     _W HEMI        729    523925     523925      17123    -96.73    524110     337497     148959      17123     -96.73    0.07

     _NAFTA         729    523195     523195      17016    -96.75    523380     336897     148959      17016     -96.75    0.07