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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 11/2016
   Country      2014       2015      11/2015    11/2016  % Change   11/2015     9/2016    10/2016    11/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD    140611418 140739338  129116413  108362532    -16.07 141267364  120856149  118226055  119985457     -15.06  100.00

     CHINA P  107819529 109360094  101051118   83050679    -17.81 110865899   92967732   90361745   91359655     -17.59   76.14

     KOR REP    6686102   6344900    5569859    8199607     47.21   6316766    7755953    8491109    8974648      42.08    7.48

     CHINA T   11865499  12495113   11140197    6964821    -37.48  12013783    8691844    8054839    8319737     -30.75    6.93

     MALTA      3895698   1533756    1146276    2506257    118.64   1146278    2533475    2911210    2893737     152.45    2.41

     TURKEY     1355694   1930237    1702244    1758557      3.31   1817376    2045349    2019342    1986550       9.31    1.66

     INDIA      2612489   2095175    1913606    1596146    -16.59   2159364    1739103    1755309    1777715     -17.67    1.48

     MEXICO      705703    735168     648086     793280     22.40    724287     899155     868409     880362      21.55    0.73

     ITALY       901400    948026     864828     786045     -9.11    954515     862224     869533     869243      -8.93    0.72

     FRANCE     1655786   2333976    2327096      95590    -95.89   2331785     512184     108061     102470     -95.61    0.09


     _WTO     140611338 140739135  129116210  108361696    -16.07 141267161  120855313  118225219  119984621     -15.07  100.00

     _OECD     12346083  13036453   11854754   12182247      2.76  12940750   12606820   12899688   13363946       3.27   11.14

     _EU27      7600093   5888096    5339714    4300564    -19.46   5536914    4883623    4852573    4848946     -12.43    4.04

     _EU28      7600093   5888096    5339714    4300564    -19.46   5536914    4883623    4852573    4848946     -12.43    4.04

     _W HEMI    1775613   1520316    1343608    1641246     22.15   1489134    1844728    1811773    1817954      22.08    1.52

     _NAFTA     1249604   1128872    1030997    1217512     18.09   1133927    1345632    1305847    1315387      16.00    1.10