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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 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      10.322     10.556      9.853     10.316      4.70    10.511     10.678     10.564     11.019       4.83  100.00

     CHINA P     8.647      8.167      7.729      6.917    -10.51     8.263      6.968      6.972      7.355     -10.99   66.75

     MEXICO      0.001      0.000      0.000      1.336  515873.7     0.000      1.336      1.336      1.336   515873.7   12.13

     KOR REP     0.109      0.099      0.092      0.347    274.98     0.098      0.311      0.337      0.354     261.66    3.21

     SWEDEN      0.165      0.543      0.530      0.223    -57.95     0.531      0.292      0.231      0.236     -55.64    2.14

     PAKISTN     0.169      0.205      0.205      0.129    -37.07     0.262      0.101      0.101      0.129     -50.58    1.17


     _WTO       10.322     10.553      9.851     10.305      4.61    10.509     10.664     10.552     11.007       4.74   99.90

     _W HEMI     0.004      0.003      0.002      1.339  69332.14     0.002      1.340      1.340      1.340   69370.55   12.16

     _NAFTA      0.004      0.003      0.002      1.337  69195.80     0.002      1.337      1.337      1.337   69234.21   12.14

     _OECD       0.587      1.030      0.989      0.897     -9.36     1.024      0.951      0.914      0.937      -8.45    8.51

     _EU27       0.651      1.050      1.013      0.772    -23.73     1.065      0.861      0.802      0.810     -23.97    7.35

     _EU28       0.651      1.050      1.013      0.772    -23.73     1.065      0.861      0.802      0.810     -23.97    7.35