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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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       6.089      5.724      3.428      3.527      2.89     5.841      5.581      5.629      5.823      -0.31  100.00

     ROMANIA     1.118      1.328      0.644      0.888     37.93     1.153      1.426      1.452      1.572      36.38   27.00

     CHINA P     1.400      1.300      0.756      0.901     19.21     1.283      1.325      1.300      1.445      12.64   24.82

     ITALY       0.956      0.977      0.707      0.518    -26.74     0.989      0.821      0.821      0.788     -20.38   13.53

     HUNGARY     0.653      0.605      0.423      0.273    -35.61     0.734      0.464      0.505      0.454     -38.10    7.80

     FRANCE      0.328      0.427      0.181      0.146    -19.70     0.400      0.387      0.387      0.391      -2.24    6.72

     TURKEY      0.169      0.171      0.104      0.082    -21.14     0.225      0.151      0.158      0.149     -33.73    2.57

     INDIA       0.254      0.142      0.090      0.067    -25.76     0.209      0.121      0.113      0.118     -43.22    2.03


     _WTO        6.089      5.724      3.428      3.527      2.89     5.841      5.581      5.629      5.823      -0.31  100.00

     _EU27       3.812      3.924      2.365      2.114    -10.61     3.851      3.603      3.664      3.673      -4.62   63.08

     _EU28       3.812      3.924      2.365      2.114    -10.61     3.851      3.603      3.664      3.673      -4.62   63.08

     _OECD       2.853      2.751      1.824      1.309    -28.24     2.911      2.312      2.355      2.236     -23.21   38.39