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                                          |                                     |                                April 30, 2015
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2015 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     296.822    300.330     67.376     73.720      9.41   299.813    298.822    299.432    306.674       2.29  100.00

     CHINA P   197.236    194.049     43.437     50.621     16.54   198.644    193.095    194.502    201.232       1.30   65.62

     KOR REP    17.173     19.875      4.441      4.353     -1.99    18.232     19.771     19.993     19.786       8.53    6.45

     ITALY      15.825     19.084      4.219      4.102     -2.79    16.551     19.205     19.212     18.967      14.60    6.18

     CHINA T    15.450     15.518      2.642      2.801      6.01    15.733     15.384     15.005     15.677      -0.36    5.11

     INDIA      11.607     12.638      3.376      2.949    -12.64    12.304     12.184     12.117     12.211      -0.75    3.98

     TURKEY      6.225      8.143      1.982      2.412     21.74     6.796      8.179      8.287      8.573      26.16    2.80

     GERMANY     3.218      3.505      1.003      0.858    -14.47     3.523      3.533      3.393      3.360      -4.61    1.10

     FRANCE      3.306      2.731      0.592      0.538     -9.15     2.991      2.720      2.811      2.677     -10.49    0.87

     MALTA       1.759      1.076      0.294      0.000   -100.00     1.204      0.975      0.877      0.782     -35.01    0.26


     _WTO      296.807    300.327     67.373     73.720      9.42   299.796    298.819    299.432    306.673       2.29  100.00

     _OECD      62.284     70.260     16.107     15.888     -1.36    64.099     70.523     70.386     70.041       9.27   22.84

     _EU27      36.786     40.136      9.407      8.713     -7.38    37.341     40.371     39.901     39.442       5.63   12.86

     _EU28      36.786     40.136      9.407      8.713     -7.38    37.341     40.371     39.901     39.442       5.63   12.86

     _W HEMI    10.117      7.683      1.628      1.121    -31.18     8.582      7.436      7.167      7.176     -16.39    2.34

     _NAFTA      7.645      5.739      1.127      0.859    -23.81     6.357      5.621      5.429      5.471     -13.94    1.78