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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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       5.105      6.089      5.548      5.173     -6.76     6.033      5.787      5.849      5.714      -5.28  100.00

     CHINA P     1.176      1.400      1.248      1.104    -11.52     1.293      1.371      1.348      1.256      -2.84   21.99

     ROMANIA     0.676      1.118      1.115      1.219      9.34     1.214      1.140      1.143      1.222       0.66   21.39

     ITALY       0.716      0.956      0.848      0.946     11.54     0.887      1.034      1.077      1.054      18.84   18.44

     HUNGARY     0.826      0.653      0.571      0.574      0.63     0.717      0.678      0.672      0.656      -8.39   11.49

     FRANCE      0.224      0.328      0.248      0.321     29.49     0.284      0.334      0.396      0.401      40.94    7.01

     BELGIUM     0.409      0.371      0.352      0.257    -27.11     0.367      0.258      0.272      0.276     -24.89    4.82

     TURKEY      0.160      0.169      0.129      0.141      9.20     0.147      0.220      0.219      0.180      22.35    3.16

     INDIA       0.144      0.254      0.216      0.135    -37.69     0.236      0.190      0.186      0.173     -26.81    3.02

     GERMANY     0.111      0.159      0.157      0.073    -53.59     0.163      0.079      0.077      0.075     -54.33    1.30

     JAPAN       0.069      0.245      0.245      0.020    -91.66     0.252      0.036      0.020      0.020     -91.90    0.36


     _WTO        5.105      6.089      5.548      5.173     -6.76     6.033      5.787      5.849      5.714      -5.28  100.00

     _EU27       3.224      3.812      3.512      3.622      3.14     3.868      3.773      3.899      3.923       1.42   68.65

     _EU28       3.224      3.812      3.512      3.622      3.14     3.868      3.773      3.899      3.923       1.42   68.65

     _OECD       2.694      2.853      2.519      2.527      0.31     2.795      2.824      2.958      2.861       2.37   50.07