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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 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       4.867      5.105      0.971      1.801     85.49     4.770      5.408      5.511      5.935      24.43  100.00

     CHINA P     1.595      1.176      0.199      0.481    141.42     1.528      1.318      1.295      1.458      -4.62   24.56

     ROMANIA     0.223      0.676      0.053      0.356    576.92     0.209      0.784      0.784      0.980     369.71   16.51

     ITALY       0.657      0.716      0.120      0.322    167.28     0.641      0.825      0.917      0.917      43.15   15.45

     HUNGARY     0.729      0.826      0.197      0.166    -15.77     0.749      0.840      0.842      0.795       6.20   13.40

     BELGIUM     0.478      0.409      0.117      0.135     15.74     0.494      0.374      0.429      0.428     -13.39    7.21

     FRANCE      0.072      0.224      0.003      0.009    225.21     0.048      0.221      0.221      0.230     379.01    3.87

     TURKEY      0.147      0.160      0.007      0.019    159.32     0.114      0.166      0.169      0.172      50.45    2.90

     LITHUAN     0.024      0.025      0.025      0.000    -98.52     0.030      0.001      0.001      0.001     -96.45    0.02


     _WTO        4.867      5.105      0.971      1.801     85.49     4.770      5.408      5.511      5.935      24.43  100.00

     _EU27       2.518      3.224      0.612      1.112     81.82     2.540      3.405      3.524      3.724      46.62   62.75

     _EU28       2.518      3.224      0.612      1.112     81.82     2.540      3.405      3.524      3.724      46.62   62.75

     _OECD       2.460      2.694      0.552      0.777     40.83     2.461      2.795      2.918      2.919      18.65   49.19