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                                          |                                     |                                   May 1, 2018
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                             Data in Kg., 11.10 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     37570365  38394426   11290414   11788916      4.42  36882153   38175224   39361290   38892928       5.45  100.00

     CHINA P   11598047  14082359    3516773    3850000      9.48  12646187   14007607   14060676   14415586      13.99   37.06

     ISRAEL    15021162  12631113    3738685    4105548      9.81  13991787   12638008   13213109   12997976      -7.10   33.42

     INDIA      2738877   2976985     631272     713530     13.03   2569373    2995474    3057547    3059243      19.07    7.87

     PORTUGL    1741792   2719451    1092566     988629     -9.51   1490760    2654197    2904067    2615514      75.45    6.72

     ITALY      2781484   2697799    1580172    1452532     -8.08   2818722    2595521    2836120    2570159      -8.82    6.61

     GERMANY    1524507   1130665     290840      70718    -75.68   1290577    1078118    1018197     910543     -29.45    2.34

     CHINA T     479932    438766      67074      97890     45.94    452520     453959     459663     469582       3.77    1.21

     VIETNAM     191922    222193      32170     107453    234.02    166836     235857     280320     297476      78.30    0.76

     MEXICO      398469    287872      82582      72855    -11.78    380018     272680     267588     278145     -26.81    0.72

     KOR REP     132413    171578      35284      40774     15.56    156814     166943     177805     177068      12.92    0.46

     PAKISTN      81010    129774      42100      51825     23.10    100519     142914     133093     139499      38.78    0.36

     INDNSIA      85937     99664      20871      35627     70.70     90089     106057     106561     114420      27.01    0.29

     HG KONG      80477     70322       1003      27862   2677.87     48915      76602      85880      97181      98.67    0.25

     GREECE        6943     78470       2729        485    -82.23      8806      78470      78955      76226     765.61    0.20


     _WTO      37568984  38391482   11290297   11788189      4.41  36880912   38172156   39358321   38889374       5.45   99.99

     _OECD      6509513   7166972    3087745    2654959    -14.02   6089060    6955074    7404868    6734186      10.59   17.31

     _EU27      6238139   6872322    3016193    2558527    -15.17   5800768    6656387    7089348    6414656      10.58   16.49

     _EU28      6238160   6872322    3016193    2558527    -15.17   5800768    6656387    7089348    6414656      10.58   16.49

     _ASEAN      304582    364028      60219     156959    160.65    280750     384820     429986     460768      64.12    1.18

     _W HEMI     522783    386648     121785     105108    -13.69    491761     375647     370374     369971     -24.77    0.95

     _NAFTA      461437    334756      98791      91153     -7.73    450446     323513     323567     327118     -27.38    0.84