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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL 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     520.343    567.267    146.658    166.082     13.24   504.733    568.384    588.395    586.692      16.24  100.00

     CHINA P   206.574    268.294     54.397     71.281     31.04   210.728    271.576    278.121    285.178      35.33   48.61

     ISRAEL    166.740    140.214     41.499     45.578      9.83   155.313    140.296    146.680    144.292      -7.10   24.59

     INDIA      39.300     40.224      9.135      9.469      3.65    37.294     40.136     40.875     40.558       8.75    6.91

     ITALY      32.630     31.601     17.992     16.582     -7.84    33.012     30.400     33.091     30.190      -8.55    5.15

     PORTUGL    19.353     30.224     12.130     10.977     -9.51    16.562     29.498     32.271     29.070      75.52    4.95

     GERMANY    17.066     12.723      3.253      0.854    -73.73    14.465     12.148     11.497     10.325     -28.63    1.76

     INDNSIA     3.779      5.970      1.068      1.203     12.65     4.097      5.743      6.014      6.105      49.01    1.04

     CHINA T     5.701      5.166      0.757      1.149     51.77     5.334      5.354      5.432      5.558       4.19    0.95

     VIETNAM     2.681      3.605      0.375      1.471    291.71     2.272      3.835      4.375      4.700     106.86    0.80

     MEXICO      4.881      3.629      0.982      1.169     19.02     4.734      3.482      3.444      3.816     -19.41    0.65

     KOR REP     2.375      2.808      0.597      0.596     -0.19     2.614      2.730      2.815      2.807       7.38    0.48

     HG KONG     1.429      1.667      0.173      0.733    322.33     1.057      1.774      2.053      2.226     110.66    0.38

     BELGIUM     2.075      2.251      0.561      0.479    -14.71     2.055      2.253      2.275      2.168       5.51    0.37

     PAKISTN     1.205      1.946      0.526      0.578      9.86     1.399      2.063      1.928      1.998      42.84    0.34


     _WTO      519.236    566.110    146.438    165.972     13.34   503.722    567.346    587.358    585.643      16.26   99.82

     _OECD      79.993     87.792     36.005     31.552    -12.37    74.851     85.503     90.510     83.339      11.34   14.20

     _EU27      76.941     84.763     35.090     30.501    -13.08    71.599     82.402     87.402     80.174      11.98   13.67

     _EU28      76.941     84.763     35.090     30.501    -13.08    71.599     82.402     87.402     80.174      11.98   13.67

     _ASEAN      7.049     10.701      1.589      2.977     87.36     6.863     10.751     11.587     12.089      76.16    2.06

     _W HEMI     6.747      5.877      1.558      1.877     20.43     6.488      5.808      5.906      6.196      -4.50    1.06

     _NAFTA      5.594      4.196      1.165      1.380     18.49     5.530      4.095      4.120      4.412     -20.23    0.75