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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 Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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       5.105      6.089      4.989      4.750     -4.81     5.932      5.725      5.787      5.849      -1.40  100.00

     CHINA P     1.176      1.400      1.044      0.992     -5.01     1.152      1.336      1.371      1.348      16.99   23.04

     ROMANIA     0.676      1.118      0.978      1.003      2.55     1.296      1.057      1.140      1.143     -11.83   19.54

     ITALY       0.716      0.956      0.803      0.924     15.08     0.874      0.991      1.034      1.077      23.17   18.41

     HUNGARY     0.826      0.653      0.533      0.552      3.59     0.733      0.715      0.678      0.672      -8.32   11.49

     FRANCE      0.224      0.328      0.244      0.312     27.80     0.280      0.341      0.334      0.396      41.07    6.76

     BELGIUM     0.409      0.371      0.350      0.250    -28.36     0.379      0.251      0.258      0.272     -28.27    4.65

     TURKEY      0.160      0.169      0.076      0.126     66.17     0.103      0.229      0.220      0.219     113.04    3.74

     INDIA       0.144      0.254      0.196      0.127    -35.15     0.231      0.223      0.190      0.186     -19.84    3.17

     GERMANY     0.111      0.159      0.152      0.071    -53.61     0.159      0.088      0.079      0.077     -51.55    1.32

     JAPAN       0.069      0.245      0.245      0.020    -91.66     0.262      0.040      0.036      0.020     -92.18    0.35


     _WTO        5.105      6.089      4.989      4.750     -4.81     5.932      5.725      5.787      5.849      -1.40  100.00

     _EU27       3.224      3.812      3.254      3.341      2.66     3.947      3.691      3.773      3.899      -1.21   66.66

     _EU28       3.224      3.812      3.254      3.341      2.66     3.947      3.691      3.773      3.899      -1.21   66.66

     _OECD       2.694      2.853      2.342      2.447      4.46     2.744      2.851      2.824      2.958       7.79   50.56