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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     829.789    876.166    247.967    263.655      6.33   808.124    872.830    891.967    891.854      10.36  100.00

     CHINA P   399.324    467.996    115.041    128.473     11.68   402.613    467.051    472.726    481.428      19.58   53.98

     ISRAEL    166.804    140.480     41.524     45.611      9.84   155.383    140.568    146.957    144.567      -6.96   16.21

     INDIA      49.532     49.244     12.607     13.192      4.63    47.223     49.315     50.309     49.828       5.52    5.59

     ITALY      38.345     36.734     19.912     18.722     -5.98    38.995     35.443     38.418     35.544      -8.85    3.99

     VIETNAM    38.053     33.492     12.725     13.253      4.15    33.611     33.198     34.129     34.020       1.22    3.81

     PORTUGL    19.807     30.745     12.339     11.244     -8.87    17.094     30.001     32.761     29.650      73.45    3.32

     INDNSIA    17.265     20.034      6.073      8.488     39.76    16.436     20.262     20.701     22.448      36.58    2.52

     BNGLDSH    20.462     20.018      8.537      5.719    -33.01    21.333     19.163     18.218     17.199     -19.38    1.93

     GERMANY    17.161     12.811      3.268      0.874    -73.25    14.549     12.237     11.587     10.417     -28.40    1.17

     MEXICO     12.099     10.884      3.401      2.469    -27.39    12.839     10.437     10.023      9.952     -22.48    1.12

     CHINA T     8.656      7.387      1.266      1.493     17.91     7.677      7.568      7.582      7.614      -0.83    0.85

     KOR REP     3.546      4.367      0.989      1.043      5.51     3.916      4.448      4.427      4.422      12.90    0.50

     HG KONG     2.528      3.268      0.492      1.087    121.08     2.286      3.367      3.615      3.863      68.98    0.43

     CAMBOD      1.932      3.177      0.813      1.271     56.43     1.793      3.624      3.594      3.636     102.78    0.41

     PAKISTN     2.589      3.168      0.706      1.044     47.87     2.674      3.397      3.366      3.506      31.10    0.39

     SRI LKA     2.537      2.558      1.086      1.568     44.46     2.323      2.747      2.887      3.041      30.91    0.34

     PHIL R      2.615      2.735      1.138      0.951    -16.38     2.328      2.709      2.614      2.549       9.50    0.29

     BELGIUM     2.168      2.346      0.599      0.491    -17.99     2.179      2.335      2.348      2.238       2.69    0.25

     TURKEY      1.761      1.804      0.524      0.718     37.12     1.770      1.848      1.875      1.998      12.88    0.22

     ROMANIA     1.411      1.796      0.244      0.190    -22.37     1.378      1.734      1.733      1.741      26.39    0.20


     _WTO      828.517    874.918    247.721    263.521      6.38   806.985    871.700    890.836    890.718      10.38   99.87

     _OECD      90.008     97.922     39.309     35.228    -10.38    85.381     95.660    100.892     93.841       9.91   10.52

     _EU28      85.304     92.553     37.875     33.604    -11.28    80.342     90.058     95.375     88.282       9.88    9.90

     _EU27      85.281     92.543     37.872     33.592    -11.30    80.327     90.046     95.361     88.263       9.88    9.90

     _ASEAN     61.329     61.173     21.278     24.613     15.67    55.679     61.506     62.829     64.507      15.86    7.23

     _W HEMI    18.888     16.920      4.771      4.237    -11.19    18.969     16.704     16.622     16.386     -13.62    1.84

     _NAFTA     13.104     11.831      3.658      2.738    -25.15    13.903     11.423     11.078     10.911     -21.52    1.22

     _CAFTA      3.519      2.529      0.634      0.951     50.04     3.037      2.722      2.893      2.846      -6.31    0.32