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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 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     305.221    309.062     84.031     90.773      8.02   298.328    308.348    316.594    315.804       5.86  100.00

     CHINA P   116.461    127.546     32.239     36.093     11.95   118.858    127.553    129.352    131.400      10.55   41.61

     ISRAEL     84.958     71.993     20.961     22.809      8.82    79.389     71.873     74.862     73.841      -6.99   23.38

     INDIA      39.051     43.323      9.458     10.595     12.02    38.236     43.748     44.218     44.460      16.28   14.08

     ITALY      17.364     17.366      8.369      8.035     -3.99    17.604     16.857     18.253     17.032      -3.25    5.39

     PORTUGL     8.506     12.535      4.703      5.482     16.55     7.294     12.447     13.833     13.314      82.53    4.22

     GERMANY    10.676      8.651      2.179      0.689    -68.38     9.618      8.249      7.938      7.161     -25.55    2.27

     CHINA T     5.304      4.554      0.739      1.039     40.57     4.952      4.707      4.807      4.854      -1.97    1.54

     MEXICO      2.508      2.407      0.862      0.697    -19.05     2.887      2.022      2.042      2.243     -22.29    0.71

     KOR REP     0.860      1.009      0.277      0.237    -14.54     1.058      0.947      0.942      0.968      -8.45    0.31

     VIETNAM     1.079      0.828      0.164      0.270     64.41     0.919      0.863      0.937      0.934       1.62    0.30

     PAKISTN     0.607      0.805      0.241      0.363     50.57     0.693      0.858      0.876      0.927      33.78    0.29

     HG KONG     0.605      0.631      0.021      0.118    467.08     0.300      0.696      0.703      0.728     142.23    0.23

     INDNSIA     0.429      0.541      0.107      0.198     85.54     0.450      0.579      0.585      0.633      40.67    0.20

     GREECE      0.111      0.382      0.007      0.004    -41.57     0.107      0.382      0.387      0.379     256.12    0.12


     _WTO      305.171    309.001     84.025     90.768      8.02   298.281    308.286    316.535    315.744       5.85   99.98

     _OECD      49.445     51.706     18.213     17.230     -5.40    47.174     50.711     53.348     50.723       7.52   16.06

     _EU27      43.612     46.581     17.032     15.903     -6.63    41.673     45.497     48.121     45.452       9.07   14.39

     _EU28      43.612     46.581     17.032     15.903     -6.63    41.673     45.497     48.121     45.452       9.07   14.39

     _W HEMI     7.086      5.960      1.707      1.667     -2.36     7.017      5.716      5.795      5.919     -15.65    1.87

     _NAFTA      6.380      5.312      1.499      1.471     -1.87     6.479      5.039      5.130      5.284     -18.44    1.67

     _ASEAN      1.868      1.861      0.412      0.779     88.89     1.739      1.923      1.980      2.227      28.04    0.71