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                                          |                                     |                              December 2, 2016
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2016 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 10/2016
   Country      2014       2015      10/2015    10/2016  % Change   10/2015     8/2016     9/2016    10/2016   % Change % Share


     WORLD      10.322     10.556      9.244      9.252      0.08    10.934     10.601     10.678     10.564      -3.38  100.00

     CHINA P     8.647      8.167      7.218      6.023    -16.56     8.705      6.905      6.968      6.972     -19.91   66.00

     MEXICO      0.001      0.000      0.000      1.336  515873.7     0.000      1.336      1.336      1.336   515873.7   12.65

     KOR REP     0.109      0.099      0.087      0.324    273.54     0.095      0.268      0.311      0.337     255.43    3.19

     SWEDEN      0.165      0.543      0.525      0.214    -59.35     0.546      0.291      0.292      0.231     -57.73    2.19

     VIETNAM     0.097      0.182      0.178      0.211     18.33     0.178      0.229      0.324      0.215      20.47    2.03

     PAKISTN     0.169      0.205      0.205      0.101    -50.79     0.262      0.127      0.101      0.101     -61.32    0.96


     _WTO       10.322     10.553      9.242      9.241     -0.01    10.931     10.591     10.664     10.552      -3.47   99.89

     _W HEMI     0.004      0.003      0.002      1.339  69332.14     0.002      1.341      1.340      1.340   60896.22   12.69

     _NAFTA      0.004      0.003      0.002      1.337  69195.80     0.002      1.338      1.337      1.337   60776.51   12.66

     _OECD       0.587      1.030      0.950      0.835    -12.17     1.027      0.908      0.951      0.914     -10.94    8.66

     _EU27       0.651      1.050      0.970      0.722    -25.56     1.067      0.866      0.861      0.802     -24.86    7.59

     _EU28       0.651      1.050      0.970      0.722    -25.56     1.067      0.866      0.861      0.802     -24.86    7.59

     _ASEAN      0.104      0.205      0.195      0.218     11.42     0.197      0.245      0.337      0.227      15.06    2.15