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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                             Data in Doz, 37.90 M2 per Doz. 

                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       257293    221299     183373     151483    -17.39    240067     194105     193325     189409     -21.10  100.00

     CHINA P     160873    140426     118069      93741    -20.60    146358     120088     119108     116098     -20.68   61.29

     FRANCE       37290     22655      19575      10967    -43.97     35124      14350      14326      14047     -60.01    7.42


     _WTO        256710    219833     182302     150665    -17.35    238816     192764     192057     188196     -21.20   99.36

     _OECD        68723     54623      44385      37505    -15.50     67516      48157      48112      47743     -29.29   25.21

     _EU28        62665     49083      40094      31924    -20.38     62061      41809      41489      40913     -34.08   21.60

     _EU27        62664     49077      40090      31922    -20.37     62056      41805      41485      40909     -34.08   21.60