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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 $$$

                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     546.378    615.628    134.217    175.901     31.06   521.850    625.897    645.266    657.313      25.96  100.00

     CHINA P   237.650    301.282     55.537     82.384     48.34   227.815    309.737    318.556    328.129      44.03   49.92

     ISRAEL     85.001     72.152     20.961     22.863      9.08    79.414     72.060     75.060     74.055      -6.75   11.27

     INDIA      65.181     66.258     15.568     16.680      7.14    63.434     66.762     67.304     67.369       6.20   10.25

     ITALY      40.840     41.801     13.677     15.450     12.96    39.871     41.726     43.722     43.573       9.28    6.63

     BELGIUM    21.708     22.167      5.008      5.300      5.84    20.657     22.192     22.543     22.460       8.73    3.42

     PORTUGL     8.649     12.793      4.734      5.513     16.46     7.415     12.693     14.078     13.572      83.03    2.06

     GERMANY    11.787     10.907      2.593      1.288    -50.31    10.799     10.374     10.198      9.602     -11.08    1.46

     MEXICO      4.452      6.667      0.985      3.284    233.57     4.916      7.001      7.559      8.967      82.38    1.36

     CHINA T     6.592      5.674      0.789      1.360     72.30     5.990      5.910      6.118      6.245       4.24    0.95

     VIETNAM     2.827      4.316      0.254      1.787    604.48     2.422      4.869      5.210      5.850     141.59    0.89

     KOR REP     4.592      5.686      1.125      0.928    -17.52     4.609      5.575      5.440      5.489      19.09    0.84

     HG KONG     2.440      3.744      0.842      1.025     21.82     2.456      3.793      4.098      3.928      59.92    0.60

     PAKISTN     1.421      1.541      0.385      0.372     -3.62     1.363      1.524      1.477      1.527      12.03    0.23

     INDNSIA     0.879      1.336      0.251      0.328     30.41     0.904      1.312      1.365      1.413      56.26    0.21


     _WTO      543.381    612.764    133.787    175.684     31.32   519.374    623.259    642.632    654.662      26.05   99.60

     _OECD     121.179    129.380     34.131     39.103     14.56   115.171    129.811    134.325    134.351      16.65   20.44

     _EU27     109.691    117.627     31.403     36.214     15.32   104.045    118.087    122.634    122.438      17.68   18.63

     _EU28     109.692    117.627     31.403     36.214     15.32   104.045    118.087    122.634    122.438      17.68   18.63

     _W HEMI    11.894     15.197      2.659      6.662    150.58    12.095     15.760     17.302     19.200      58.75    2.92

     _ASEAN      7.947     10.786      1.703      3.680    116.15     7.371     11.373     11.711     12.764      73.16    1.94

     _NAFTA      8.475      9.877      1.635      4.122    152.06     8.612     10.337     10.990     12.363      43.56    1.88