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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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      11.142     13.976      6.978      6.580     -5.70    12.503     13.997     13.558     13.579       8.60  100.00

     CHINA P     7.504     11.623      6.022      5.353    -11.11    10.108     11.356     10.963     10.954       8.38   80.67

     INDIA       0.431      0.565      0.260      0.374     43.88     0.526      0.664      0.651      0.679      29.28    5.00

     SWEDEN      0.284      0.448      0.165      0.182     10.40     0.303      0.521      0.447      0.465      53.33    3.42

     KOR REP     0.415      0.122      0.062      0.151    143.64     0.336      0.184      0.208      0.211     -37.11    1.55

     PAKISTN     0.175      0.165      0.000      0.000       *       0.082      0.165      0.165      0.165     102.31    1.22


     _WTO       11.131     13.959      6.974      6.572     -5.77    12.497     13.978     13.540     13.557       8.48   99.84

     _OECD       1.051      1.141      0.443      0.566     27.75     1.037      1.307      1.298      1.264      21.88    9.31

     _EU27       0.862      1.150      0.417      0.459     10.21     0.848      1.261      1.218      1.193      40.63    8.78

     _EU28       0.862      1.150      0.417      0.459     10.21     0.848      1.261      1.218      1.193      40.63    8.78