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                                          |                                     |                               January 3, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 11/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                             Data in Nos,  0.40 M2 per Nos. 

                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     21184694  30248415   28893460   18720644    -35.21  30897039   19896063   20207979   20075599     -35.02  100.00

     CHINA P   18226102  25708173   24435580   16894616    -30.86  25618994   17656293   18354934   18167209     -29.09   90.49

     MEXICO        1560       200        200     523191  261495.5       200     523191     523191     523191   261495.5    2.61

     SWEDEN       79532   2350817    2341098     236777    -89.89   2342265     593853     243664     246496     -89.48    1.23

     KOR REP     119003    126632     116352     228344     96.25    126072     221678     235993     238624      89.28    1.19

     PAKISTN    2245600   1464068    1460468     157423    -89.22   2247968     108487     108487     161023     -92.84    0.80


     _WTO      21184694  30247815   28892860   18718254    -35.21  30896439   19893173   20205589   20073209     -35.03   99.99

     _OECD       248686   2541474    2519346     588502    -76.64   2532704     942649     605058     610630     -75.89    3.04

     _W HEMI       8599       729        644     523925  81254.81       644     524010     524010     524010   81268.01    2.61

     _NAFTA        8599       729        644     523195  81141.46       644     523280     523280     523280   81154.66    2.61

     _EU27       150327   2439732    2427374     428674    -82.34   2434285     788361     436531     441032     -81.88    2.20

     _EU28       150327   2439732    2427374     428674    -82.34   2434285     788361     436531     441032     -81.88    2.20