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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 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 10/2016
   Country      2014       2015      10/2015    10/2016  % Change   10/2015     8/2016     9/2016    10/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD       405753    545065     426143     410915     -3.57    495879     512840     527911     529837       6.85  100.00

     CHINA P     159032    188787     129361     130899      1.19    140678     185433     194674     190325      35.29   35.92

     ROMANIA      70633    122509     108050     103399     -4.30    143110     107557     117741     117858     -17.65   22.24

     ITALY        30081     55263      36608      55465     51.51     39089      67168      68325      74120      89.62   13.99

     FRANCE       33178     28942      20707      43265    108.94     24905      43413      44567      51500     106.79    9.72

     HUNGARY      51805     40874      33215      36162      8.87     43353      44790      43977      43821       1.08    8.27

     TURKEY       10389      9882       4868       7445     52.94      6649      12534      12087      12459      87.38    2.35

     INDIA         3738     28691      26487       6764    -74.46     27365      18372       8834       8968     -67.23    1.69

     BELGIUM      13409     18807      18119       6086    -66.41     19166       6323       6415       6774     -64.66    1.28

     GERMANY       2545     17161      16984       1322    -92.22     17073       2664       1517       1499     -91.22    0.28

     JAPAN         1025     15819      15819        198    -98.75     15990       3383       3359        198     -98.76    0.04


     _WTO        405753    545065     426143     410915     -3.57    495879     512840     527911     529837       6.85  100.00

     _EU27       218164    294240     243303     258673      6.32    297128     283771     300095     309610       4.20   58.43

     _EU28       218164    294240     243303     258673      6.32    297128     283771     300095     309610       4.20   58.43

     _OECD       149893    177305     135640     156559     15.42    156179     184395     183959     198224      26.92   37.41