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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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     582.882    547.481    350.256    347.590     -0.76   592.622    532.754    535.155    544.815      -8.07  100.00

     CHINA P   273.225    238.350    149.552    167.696     12.13   264.438    241.189    245.892    256.494      -3.00   47.08

     ISRAEL     63.404     85.001     56.522     40.226    -28.83    85.919     76.462     72.211     68.705     -20.04   12.61

     INDIA      76.163     65.311     38.607     36.123     -6.44    72.111     62.796     63.305     62.826     -12.87   11.53

     ITALY      43.102     40.875     29.769     28.993     -2.61    43.302     39.431     39.905     40.099      -7.40    7.36

     BELGIUM    24.525     21.697     14.016     12.781     -8.81    23.941     19.853     19.994     20.462     -14.53    3.76

     GERMANY     7.170     11.798      7.481      6.809     -8.98    11.669     11.283     11.262     11.126      -4.65    2.04

     PORTUGL    13.679      8.652      7.738      8.735     12.88    10.697      8.958      9.579      9.648      -9.80    1.77

     CHINA T     7.110      6.631      3.948      2.970    -24.76     6.751      5.874      5.547      5.653     -16.26    1.04

     KOR REP     5.648      4.592      2.649      3.289     24.16     5.113      4.816      4.754      5.232       2.33    0.96

     MEXICO      3.357      4.453      2.938      3.006      2.31     3.760      4.413      3.880      4.521      20.22    0.83

     HG KONG     2.866      2.358      1.404      2.067     47.22     2.726      2.722      2.922      3.021      10.81    0.55

     VIETNAM     3.907      2.892      2.007      1.964     -2.12     3.710      2.243      2.573      2.849     -23.21    0.52

     PAKISTN     1.840      1.578      0.874      0.980     12.10     1.447      1.441      1.562      1.684      16.33    0.31

     INDNSIA     0.681      0.879      0.569      0.765     34.52     0.888      0.981      1.064      1.076      21.10    0.20


     _WTO      579.384    544.484    348.275    346.247     -0.58   589.448    530.097    532.559    542.456      -7.97   99.57

     _OECD     130.920    121.247     82.294     79.816     -3.01   130.710    116.056    117.405    118.768      -9.14   21.80

     _EU27     118.177    109.737     75.301     72.857     -3.24   118.629    104.782    106.232    107.294      -9.55   19.69

     _EU28     118.240    109.738     75.301     72.857     -3.24   118.629    104.782    106.232    107.294      -9.55   19.69

     _W HEMI    12.349     11.933      7.542      7.529     -0.16    11.852     11.677     11.226     11.920       0.57    2.19

     _ASEAN      8.951      8.015      5.212      5.564      6.75     9.328      7.513      7.969      8.367     -10.30    1.54

     _NAFTA      8.242      8.503      5.383      4.792    -10.98     7.823      7.977      7.395      7.912       1.13    1.45