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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2015
   Country      2013       2014       3/2014     3/2015  % Change    3/2014     1/2015     2/2015     3/2015   % Change % Share


     WORLD    145597079 140611418   27456505   32995611     20.17 141161804  140595665  142368198  146150524       3.53  100.00

     CHINA P  105135007 107819529   20714741   26616419     28.49 104845527  108395337  110140910  113721207       8.47   77.81

     CHINA T   11737696  11865499    2012791    2023485      0.53  11874534   11750883   11599435   11876193       0.01    8.13

     KOR REP    6209456   6686102    1457725    1360142     -6.69   6455067    6582364    6651667    6588519       2.07    4.51

     MALTA      9328980   3895698     960048          0   -100.00   5628616    3660094    3292939    2935650     -47.84    2.01

     INDIA      2169162   2612489     618249     537677    -13.03   2285329    2510221    2505251    2531917      10.79    1.73

     FRANCE     4218407   1655786     250121     980163    291.88   3416262    1654526    2144448    2385828     -30.16    1.63

     TURKEY     1185191   1355694     358574     398141     11.03   1267177    1305854    1320381    1395261      10.11    0.95

     ITALY       805012    901400     189443     214254     13.10    823752     919494     925194     926211      12.44    0.63

     GERMANY    1005777    184816      51447      51016     -0.84   1017226     187000     179169     184385     -81.87    0.13


     _WTO     145592298 140611338   27456440   32995611     20.17 141156958  140595585  142368183  146150509       3.54  100.00

     _OECD     15045262  12346083    2612788    3293258     26.04  14484755   12221853   12760442   13026553     -10.07    8.91

     _EU27     16251323   7600093    1674850    1484106    -11.39  11799358    7398274    7507965    7409349     -37.21    5.07

     _EU28     16251323   7600093    1674850    1484106    -11.39  11799358    7398274    7507965    7409349     -37.21    5.07

     _W HEMI    2260789   1775613     396118     261988    -33.86   1935569    1699687    1636683    1641483     -15.19    1.12

     _NAFTA     1579034   1249604     226856     194646    -14.20   1364532    1254482    1200359    1217394     -10.78    0.83