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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 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 10/2016
   Country      2014       2015      10/2015    10/2016  % Change   10/2015     8/2016     9/2016    10/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD    140611418 140739338  117057955   94544672    -19.23 142999611  122127192  120856149  118226055     -17.32  100.00

     CHINA P  107819529 109360094   91711579   72713230    -20.72 112961861   93810044   92967732   90361745     -20.01   76.43

     KOR REP    6686102   6344900    4811244    6957453     44.61   6074454    7458564    7755953    8491109      39.78    7.18

     CHINA T   11865499  12495113   10241868    5801594    -43.35  12289357    9379819    8691844    8054839     -34.46    6.81

     MALTA      3895698   1533756     761918    2139372    180.79    761920    2533475    2533475    2911210     282.09    2.46

     TURKEY     1355694   1930237    1497788    1586893      5.95   1721221    2065561    2045349    2019342      17.32    1.71

     INDIA      2612489   2095175    1766830    1426964    -19.24   2147713    1810305    1739103    1755309     -18.27    1.48

     ITALY       901400    948026     789973     711480     -9.94    969254     872080     862224     869533     -10.29    0.74

     MEXICO      705703    735168     597365     730606     22.30    721539     887646     899155     868409      20.36    0.73

     FRANCE     1655786   2333976    2317819      91904    -96.03   2328627     512877     512184     108061     -95.36    0.09


     _WTO     140611338 140739135  117057752   94543836    -19.23 142999408  122126356  120855313  118225219     -17.32  100.00

     _OECD     12346083  13036453   10723021   10586256     -1.28  12652687   12324658   12606820   12899688       1.95   10.91

     _EU27      7600093   5888096    4804580    3769057    -21.55   5166081    4891746    4883623    4852573      -6.07    4.10

     _EU28      7600093   5888096    4804580    3769057    -21.55   5166081    4891746    4883623    4852573      -6.07    4.10

     _W HEMI    1775613   1520316    1245872    1537329     23.39   1519804    1845639    1844728    1811773      19.21    1.53

     _NAFTA     1249604   1128872     962411    1139386     18.39   1167987    1321027    1345632    1305847      11.80    1.10