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


     WORLD     17774730  21184694    2482425    7394103    197.86  16334007   21521377   22557192   26096372      59.77  100.00

     CHINA P   15750030  18226102    2371982    6630899    179.55  14928287   18579330   18973022   22485019      50.62   86.16

     PAKISTN     748547   2245600          0     631640       *      733283    2245600    2877240    2877240     292.38   11.03


     _WTO      17774730  21184694    2482425    7394103    197.86  16334007   21521377   22557192   26096372      59.77  100.00

     _OECD       386571    248686      42089      66938     59.04    364532     250744     259727     273535     -24.96    1.05

     _EU27       257058    150327      21580      37491     73.73    235315     145500     151719     166238     -29.36    0.64

     _EU28       257058    150327      21580      37491     73.73    235315     145500     151719     166238     -29.36    0.64