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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 741:  W/G NOT-KNIT SILK SHIRTS/BLOUSES
                                             Data in Doz, 12.10 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       600573    521618     424208     362886    -14.46    543149     470474     468875     460296     -15.25  100.00

     CHINA P     479510    389251     314414     262340    -16.56    409968     347258     346322     337177     -17.76   73.25

     ITALY        59939     77624      67108      67556      0.67     75602      77791      77567      78072       3.27   16.96


     _WTO        600432    521527     424144     362802    -14.46    543077     470401     468768     460185     -15.26   99.98

     _EU28        89963    104989      87198      82255     -5.67    104423     100555      99428     100046      -4.19   21.74

     _EU27        89925    104967      87179      82249     -5.66    104400     100539      99417     100037      -4.18   21.73

     _OECD        86916    101023      84427      79944     -5.31    100738      96976      96018      96540      -4.17   20.97