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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 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  9/2017
   Country      2015       2016       9/2016     9/2017  % Change    9/2016     7/2017     8/2017     9/2017   % Change % Share


     WORLD    139308477 118339294   83058260   87897437      5.83 120535271  122375980  123072163  123178471       2.19  100.00

     CHINA P  107933233  91080840   64495140   67919859      5.31  92651901   94023895   94478205   94505559       2.00   76.72

     KOR REP    6344703   8854815    5704630    7247337     27.04   7761367    9704630   10095203   10397522      33.97    8.44

     CHINA T   12494450   7526653    4819009    5158160      7.04   8693171    8096193    7949304    7865804      -9.52    6.39

     MALTA      1533756   2506257    1761637    1182532    -32.87   2533475    1927152    1927152    1927152     -23.93    1.56

     INDIA      2098309   1781058    1255281    1325597      5.60   1731950    1879324    1857290    1851374       6.90    1.50

     TURKEY     1933194   1925720    1444021    1281176    -11.28   2033599    1792225    1762095    1762875     -13.31    1.43

     ITALY       945978    851868     633015     782991     23.69    861148     974699     994968    1001844      16.34    0.81

     MEXICO      735168    844052     691847     555828    -19.66    899155     727844     733952     708033     -21.26    0.57


     _WTO     139308274 118338458   83057424   87897437      5.83 120534435  122375980  123072163  123178471       2.19  100.00

     _OECD     13052480  13184127    8982922   10619668     18.22  12594453   14093184   14522715   14820873      17.68   12.03

     _EU27      5900584   4467807    3205235    2829119    -11.73   4877290    4042059    4070483    4091691     -16.11    3.32

     _EU28      5900584   4467807    3205235    2829119    -11.73   4877290    4042059    4070483    4091691     -16.11    3.32

     _W HEMI    1521095   1711101    1424537    1175200    -17.50   1844728    1510524    1516938    1461764     -20.76    1.19

     _NAFTA     1129651   1279907    1080275     994071     -7.98   1345632    1200828    1245066    1193703     -11.29    0.97