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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2017
   Country      2015       2016       9/2016     9/2017  % Change    9/2016     7/2017     8/2017     9/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD    107493464 114312687   82836764   77901066     -5.96 116370875  110801722  109805737  109376989      -6.01  100.00

     CHINA P   70556651  74663468   54634548   39128678    -28.38  78732432   62813205   61076621   59157598     -24.86   54.09

     INDIA      9779756   8060226    6100562    7549276     23.75   8518552    8954617    9033030    9508940      11.63    8.69

     PAKISTN    4445677   6172692    3933334    7160376     82.04   5302574    9062068    9159677    9399734      77.27    8.59

     JAPAN      1177889   4890515    2826512    5536641     95.88   3044180    7255462    7601326    7600644     149.68    6.95

     TURKMEN    1713155   2046437    1432194    5390329    276.37   1896007    5316405    5416805    6004572     216.70    5.49

     MEXICO     3797114   3360523    2485598    2358280     -5.12   3390926    3225806    3227475    3233205      -4.65    2.96

     ITALY      2851650   2875787    2319726    1904908    -17.88   3051383    2430175    2416872    2460969     -19.35    2.25

     CHINA T    2420521   1971724    1357641    1362713      0.37   2034289    2231334    2102400    1976796      -2.83    1.81

     TURKEY     2121722   2035618    1624641    1367660    -15.82   2101256    1616649    1776207    1778637     -15.35    1.63

     THAILND     899771    797497     567279    1105194     94.82    763760     871604    1109810    1335412      74.85    1.22

     GERMANY     557958    658574     467002     871732     86.67    669347    1053837    1056421    1063304      58.86    0.97

     KOR REP    1498194   1223668     924531     711771    -23.01   1278753    1065120    1004902    1010908     -20.95    0.92

     ARAB EM     730477    800701     664848       3605    -99.46   1003129     253209     253275     139458     -86.10    0.13


     _WTO     105777662 112264516   81403578   72506429    -10.93 114473473  105484251  104388106  103367367      -9.70   94.51

     _OECD     10046368   9063924    7015704    6846028     -2.42   9502145    8635951    8756401    8894248      -6.40    8.13

     _EU27      5897125   5406114    4129871    4570191     10.66   5652212    5673088    5697688    5846434       3.44    5.35

     _EU28      5897125   5406114    4129871    4570191     10.66   5652212    5673088    5697688    5846434       3.44    5.35

     _W HEMI    4784258   4235763    3148659    2776802    -11.81   4333326    3962403    3905385    3863906     -10.83    3.53

     _NAFTA     4277656   3730894    2790122    2506643    -10.16   3807235    3484163    3468595    3447415      -9.45    3.15

     _ASEAN     1788914   1864986    1340744    1835671     36.91   1666571    1850954    2044755    2359913      41.60    2.16