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                                          |                                     |                                August 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  6/2018 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  6/2018
   Country      2016       2017       6/2017     6/2018  % Change    6/2017     4/2018     5/2018     6/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD       520938    639224     260791     171682    -34.17    548172     625932     576984     550115       0.35  100.00

     CHINA P     183133    301776     104004      67042    -35.54    210906     291944     274032     264814      25.56   48.14

     ROMANIA     138495    175707      71297      22678    -68.19    156142     164426     140919     127088     -18.61   23.10

     ITALY        56300     35945      20949      20760     -0.90     49704      31364      33073      35756     -28.06    6.50

     HUNGARY      37798     34992      15638      11886    -23.99     31578      37271      35654      31240      -1.07    5.68

     FRANCE       53897     25666      13089      13979      6.80     38138      30991      26529      26556     -30.37    4.83

     LITHUAN       6160      6129          0      19478       *        6160      25571      25607      25607     315.70    4.65

     TURKEY       12387     11701       7965       2977    -62.62     15108       7652       8159       6713     -55.57    1.22


     _WTO        520938    639224     260791     171682    -34.17    548172     625932     576984     550115       0.35  100.00

     _EU27       310047    292102     128022      95479    -25.42    297209     303045     274690     259559     -12.67   47.18

     _EU28       310047    292102     128022      95479    -25.42    297209     303045     274690     259559     -12.67   47.18

     _OECD       178136    122001      64724      56348    -12.94    150406     120730     116345     113625     -24.45   20.65