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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 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       8.278     10.322      1.738      2.576     48.19     8.507     10.283     10.422     11.160      31.18  100.00

     CHINA P     6.818      8.647      1.483      2.232     50.54     7.038      8.660      8.702      9.397      33.52   84.20

     PAKISTN     0.139      0.169      0.000      0.083       *       0.126      0.169      0.252      0.252     100.76    2.26


     _WTO        8.278     10.322      1.738      2.576     48.19     8.507     10.283     10.422     11.160      31.18  100.00

     _EU27       0.645      0.651      0.130      0.116    -11.31     0.652      0.607      0.631      0.636      -2.46    5.70

     _EU28       0.645      0.651      0.130      0.116    -11.31     0.652      0.607      0.631      0.636      -2.46    5.70

     _OECD       0.611      0.587      0.097      0.120     24.01     0.601      0.578      0.595      0.610       1.46    5.47