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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 $$$

                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    1758.875   1709.734    590.621    600.693      1.71  1670.071   1699.136   1711.350   1719.806       2.98  100.00

     CHINA P   871.395    871.533    283.464    282.296     -0.41   823.892    860.878    862.699    870.365       5.64   50.61

     INDIA     139.026    127.519     44.472     43.020     -3.27   135.645    128.484    130.327    126.066      -7.06    7.33

     VIETNAM   138.460    120.232     58.500     53.308     -8.88   128.488    116.821    116.662    115.040     -10.47    6.69

     ITALY     101.453    102.282     35.731     44.141     23.54   100.108    103.574    108.343    110.692      10.57    6.44

     ISRAEL     86.214     74.669     21.605     23.575      9.12    80.804     74.588     77.682     76.640      -5.15    4.46

     INDNSIA    69.455     61.574     25.602     32.801     28.12    61.791     63.098     63.065     68.773      11.30    4.00

     BNGLDSH    68.452     58.068     29.087     19.978    -31.32    67.726     56.062     51.688     48.958     -27.71    2.85

     MEXICO     24.440     27.442      8.057      8.302      3.04    26.822     27.026     26.821     27.687       3.22    1.61

     BELGIUM    22.606     22.881      5.198      5.481      5.44    21.475     22.899     23.248     23.164       7.86    1.35

     PORTUGL    14.387     19.691      7.894      9.052     14.68    14.007     19.496     20.868     20.850      48.85    1.21

     SRI LKA    18.799     18.869      8.694     10.014     15.19    17.104     18.732     19.307     20.189      18.04    1.17

     PHIL R     20.905     19.021     10.242      6.726    -34.33    18.290     18.597     16.985     15.505     -15.23    0.90

     CHINA T    13.761     11.726      2.332      2.714     16.37    11.917     11.950     12.096     12.108       1.60    0.70

     TURKEY     11.432     10.195      3.584      5.179     44.50    10.934     10.585     10.995     11.789       7.82    0.69

     GERMANY    12.910     11.805      2.847      1.678    -41.07    11.795     11.278     11.131     10.636      -9.83    0.62

     HG KONG     7.011      9.977      2.373      2.460      3.68     7.467      9.827     10.216     10.065      34.79    0.59

     CAMBOD      6.210      9.132      3.470      4.035     16.29     6.624     10.427      9.877      9.698      46.39    0.56

     KOR REP     6.399      8.228      2.090      1.411    -32.48     6.915      7.714      7.548      7.549       9.17    0.44

     ROMANIA     5.235      5.849      1.729      2.310     33.59     5.055      5.665      6.032      6.430      27.20    0.37

     PAKISTN     4.061      4.269      0.808      1.117     38.26     4.032      4.372      4.481      4.579      13.55    0.27


     _WTO     1754.746   1705.490    589.774    600.089      1.75  1666.503   1695.082   1707.318   1715.806       2.96   99.77

     _OECD     227.461    232.169     72.333     85.550     18.27   219.526    233.935    242.192    245.385      11.78   14.27

     _EU28     211.328    215.568     67.750     81.274     19.96   203.739    217.449    226.017    229.092      12.44   13.32

     _EU27     210.860    215.311     67.640     81.034     19.80   203.413    217.157    225.716    228.706      12.43   13.30

     _ASEAN    245.039    221.391    102.329    102.427      0.10   224.774    220.448    218.614    221.490      -1.46   12.88

     _W HEMI    52.791     52.271     14.254     16.917     18.68    51.909     52.650     54.032     54.933       5.83    3.19

     _NAFTA     34.039     34.897     10.472     10.485      0.12    35.607     34.556     34.282     34.910      -1.96    2.03

     _CAFTA     10.108      6.271      1.970      3.830     94.41     7.640      6.730      8.009      8.131       6.43    0.47