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                                          |                                     |                             September 5, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  7/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                         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      10.556     11.149      6.560      8.070     23.01    10.735     12.926     12.494     12.659      17.92  100.00

     CHINA P     8.167      7.519      4.027      6.831     69.65     6.879     10.007     10.098     10.324      50.08   81.55

     INDIA       0.551      0.432      0.219      0.316     44.12     0.578      0.500      0.526      0.529      -8.59    4.18

     SWEDEN      0.543      0.284      0.154      0.212     37.56     0.412      0.303      0.303      0.341     -17.06    2.70

     PAKISTN     0.205      0.175      0.093      0.125     34.32     0.159      0.082      0.082      0.207      29.95    1.63

     VIETNAM     0.182      0.212      0.107      0.005    -95.40     0.231      0.166      0.166      0.110     -52.20    0.87

     MEXICO      0.000      1.336      1.336      0.006    -99.57     1.336      0.660      0.095      0.006     -99.57    0.05


     _WTO       10.553     11.138      6.552      8.065     23.09    10.725     12.911     12.488     12.650      17.95   99.93

     _OECD       1.030      1.042      0.533      0.519     -2.70     1.018      0.994      1.038      1.028       0.93    8.12

     _EU27       1.050      0.853      0.480      0.494      2.94     0.990      0.842      0.849      0.867     -12.41    6.85

     _EU28       1.050      0.853      0.480      0.494      2.94     0.990      0.842      0.849      0.867     -12.41    6.85

     _ASEAN      0.205      0.219      0.112      0.007    -93.81     0.249      0.169      0.170      0.114     -54.10    0.90

     _W HEMI     0.003      1.339      1.339      0.012    -99.09     1.341      0.660      0.095      0.012     -99.09    0.10

     _NAFTA      0.003      1.337      1.337      0.006    -99.57     1.338      0.660      0.095      0.006     -99.57    0.05