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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  3/2018
   Country      2016       2017       3/2017     3/2018  % Change    3/2017     1/2018     2/2018     3/2018   % Change % Share


     WORLD    118372969 119054675   23502039   24417659      3.90 117383991  118854710  121073262  119970295       2.20  100.00

     CHINA P   91114515  92540752   17463538   18893980      8.19  89784526   92654289   94484258   93971194       4.66   78.33

     KOR REP    8854815   9559626    1914569    1800394     -5.96   9285747    9273115    9338441    9445451       1.72    7.87

     CHINA T    7526653   7076384    1496257    1013086    -32.29   7826348    7143671    7173782    6593213     -15.76    5.50

     MALTA      2506257   1559702     420214     719450     71.21   1953198    1513799    1858938    1858938      -4.83    1.55

     INDIA      1781058   1757788     475984     538396     13.11   1835157    1800317    1854745    1820200      -0.82    1.52

     TURKEY     1925720   1742030     461933     402590    -12.85   1837037    1723552    1725385    1682687      -8.40    1.40

     ITALY       851868   1029854     239320     250607      4.72    897305    1022099    1020536    1041141      16.03    0.87


     _WTO     118372133 119054675   23502039   24417645      3.90 117383232  118854696  121073248  119970281       2.20  100.00

     _OECD     13184127  14012107    3020649    2842086     -5.91  13619392   13630918   13731405   13833544       1.57   11.53

     _EU27      4467807   3750579     923511    1263361     36.80   3972716    3699329    4057933    4090429       2.96    3.41

     _EU28      4467807   3750579     923511    1263361     36.80   3972716    3699329    4057933    4090429       2.96    3.41

     _W HEMI    1711101   1481052     402208     413458      2.80   1640011    1451764    1453238    1492302      -9.01    1.24

     _NAFTA     1279907   1233733     339221     256675    -24.33   1270746    1155484    1167343    1151187      -9.41    0.96