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


     WORLD     19802576  26443743   13156239   18055095     37.24  22630865   30175156   30741486   31342599      38.49  100.00

     CHINA P   17814396  24246423   12333211   17281902     40.12  20885366   28024270   28666004   29195114      39.79   93.15

     PAKISTN     182423    654680          0          0       *       77633     654680     654680     654680     743.30    2.09

     SWEDEN      321944    504331     183492     209645     14.25    351708     585558     505930     530484      50.83    1.69

     INDIA       153653    238580     117268     211686     80.51    209834     306276     310921     332998      58.70    1.06

     KOR REP     265921    168550      66356     108258     63.15    230537     214552     219039     210452      -8.71    0.67


     _WTO      19800186  26439391   13155679   18053865     37.23  22629254   30170804   30736914   31337577      38.48   99.98

     _OECD       713525    958265     477202     346574    -27.37    836219     904025     832068     827637      -1.03    2.64

     _EU27       516542    822652     416192     245377    -41.04    639490     725117     646527     651837       1.93    2.08

     _EU28       516542    822652     416192     245377    -41.04    639490     725117     646527     651837       1.93    2.08