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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 800:  SILK BLENDS OR NON-CTN VEG FIB YRN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                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       405753    545065     483021     455156     -5.77    514808     527911     529837     517200       0.46  100.00

     CHINA P     159032    188787     161979     146672     -9.45    165645     194674     190325     173480       4.73   33.54

     ROMANIA      70633    122509     122320     126968      3.80    132482     117741     117858     127157      -4.02   24.59

     ITALY        30081     55263      38542      55732     44.60     39630      68325      74120      72453      82.82   14.01

     FRANCE       33178     28942      20712      43864    111.78     24910      44567      51500      52094     109.13   10.07

     HUNGARY      51805     40874      34935      37344      6.90     43440      43977      43821      43283      -0.36    8.37

     TURKEY       10389      9882       7758       8991     15.89      8968      12087      12459      11115      23.94    2.15

     INDIA         3738     28691      28066       7034    -74.94     28636       8834       8968       7659     -73.25    1.48

     BELGIUM      13409     18807      18174       6344    -65.09     19008       6415       6774       6977     -63.29    1.35

     GERMANY       2545     17161      17082       1344    -92.13     17162       1517       1499       1423     -91.71    0.28

     JAPAN         1025     15819      15819        198    -98.75     15894       3359        198        198     -98.75    0.04


     _WTO        405753    545065     483021     455156     -5.77    514808     527911     529837     517200       0.46  100.00

     _EU27       218164    294240     262290     284826      8.59    287511     300095     309610     316776      10.18   61.25

     _EU28       218164    294240     262290     284826      8.59    287511     300095     309610     316776      10.18   61.25

     _OECD       149893    177305     143435     161046     12.28    159695     183959     198224     194916      22.06   37.69