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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  3/2018 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     269.348    274.436     60.957     66.033      8.33   268.579    274.596    278.515    279.512       4.07  100.00

     CHINA P   172.311    171.430     37.691     40.569      7.64   170.274    171.176    174.119    174.309       2.37   62.36

     KOR REP    21.306     23.777      5.000      5.327      6.54    21.961     23.527     23.888     24.104       9.76    8.62

     ITALY      17.557     20.369      4.506      5.713     26.79    17.885     20.694     20.967     21.576      20.64    7.72

     TURKEY     11.717     12.215      2.861      2.992      4.55    11.579     12.299     12.279     12.345       6.62    4.42

     INDIA      10.437     10.785      2.868      3.339     16.43    10.702     11.068     11.297     11.256       5.17    4.03

     CHINA T    10.625      9.653      2.000      1.667    -16.64    10.525      9.616      9.900      9.320     -11.45    3.33

     MALTA       0.575      0.410      0.160      0.171      6.85     0.495      0.414      0.421      0.421     -14.85    0.15


     _WTO      269.338    274.436     60.957     66.032      8.33   268.573    274.595    278.515    279.512       4.07  100.00

     _OECD      68.045     74.937     16.664     19.091     14.56    69.272     75.049     75.722     77.364      11.68   27.68

     _EU27      33.663     36.850      8.297     10.399     25.34    34.051     37.347     37.715     38.952      14.39   13.94

     _EU28      33.663     36.850      8.297     10.399     25.34    34.051     37.347     37.715     38.952      14.39   13.94

     _W HEMI     5.848      5.195      1.163      1.295     11.39     5.383      5.135      5.118      5.328      -1.03    1.91

     _NAFTA      4.237      4.646      1.072      0.936    -12.75     4.115      4.518      4.456      4.510       9.58    1.61