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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 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  3/2015
   Country      2013       2014       3/2014     3/2015  % Change    3/2014     1/2015     2/2015     3/2015   % Change % Share


     WORLD       435515    405753      80284     168191    109.50    415682     433586     435964     493660      18.76  100.00

     CHINA P     257230    159032      35472      76824    116.58    238848     176658     170495     200384     -16.10   40.59

     ROMANIA      22182     70633       4219      42834    915.26     21067      87309      86916     109248     418.57   22.13

     HUNGARY      46201     51805      14696      10877    -25.99     47411      50673      50968      47986       1.21    9.72

     ITALY        26379     30081       2586      12799    394.93     23420      36764      39816      40294      72.05    8.16

     FRANCE       12478     33178         22        807   3568.18      9366      33156      33156      33963     262.62    6.88

     BELGIUM      18634     13409       5389       8125     50.77     22149      12257      17872      16145     -27.11    3.27

     TURKEY        8150     10389        327       1242    279.82      6312      10789      11135      11304      79.09    2.29

     LITHUAN      10569      8253       8226         14    -99.83     10426         27         27         41     -99.61    0.01


     _WTO        435515    405753      80284     168191    109.50    415682     433586     435964     493660      18.76  100.00

     _EU27       154084    218164      37413      78675    110.29    152132     231421     239231     259426      70.53   52.55

     _EU28       154084    218164      37413      78675    110.29    152132     231421     239231     259426      70.53   52.55

     _OECD       132459    149893      25467      37092     45.65    128855     155041     163611     161518      25.35   32.72