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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  81:  SILK AND VEG. APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     309.712    309.515    252.459    251.714     -0.30   311.277    308.237    309.317    308.769      -0.81  100.00

     CHINA P   200.240    192.838    153.032    158.801      3.77   193.942    198.600    199.832    198.607       2.41   64.32

     VIETNAM    35.177     35.372     31.484     26.177    -16.85    37.633     29.983     29.550     30.065     -20.11    9.74

     BNGLDSH    17.404     20.024     17.030     16.922     -0.63    19.654     19.622     19.887     19.917       1.34    6.45

     INDNSIA    12.088     13.486     12.557     12.797      1.91    13.877     13.745     13.641     13.726      -1.09    4.45

     INDIA       9.003     10.232      8.941      7.760    -13.21    10.099      9.040      9.070      9.051     -10.37    2.93

     MEXICO      5.287      7.197      4.930      5.817     17.99     6.432      8.307      8.290      8.084      25.69    2.62

     ITALY       2.520      5.717      4.445      4.215     -5.19     5.120      5.845      5.582      5.486       7.14    1.78

     CAMBOD      2.736      1.896      1.737      2.211     27.31     2.011      2.196      2.334      2.370      17.85    0.77

     SRI LKA     2.850      2.534      2.384      2.060    -13.58     2.661      2.217      2.202      2.211     -16.92    0.72

     CHINA T     2.977      2.955      2.313      1.533    -33.70     2.723      2.233      2.232      2.176     -20.09    0.70

     PHIL R      3.840      2.317      2.141      1.990     -7.04     2.273      2.240      2.184      2.166      -4.71    0.70

     KOR REP     1.593      1.172      0.698      1.206     72.76     1.097      1.421      1.528      1.680      53.18    0.54


     _WTO      309.666    309.350    252.306    251.658     -0.26   311.101    308.170    309.250    308.702      -0.77   99.98

     _ASEAN     54.795     54.280     48.822     44.186     -9.50    56.862     49.417     48.969     49.644     -12.69   16.08

     _W HEMI    11.988     12.120      8.984      8.703     -3.13    11.948     11.671     11.815     11.839      -0.92    3.83

     _OECD       6.725     10.016      7.496      8.166      8.94     9.180     10.619     10.466     10.686      16.41    3.46

     _NAFTA      5.543      7.489      5.153      6.114     18.65     6.711      8.577      8.557      8.450      25.91    2.74

     _EU28       4.942      8.364      6.405      6.262     -2.24     7.706      8.539      8.323      8.221       6.68    2.66

     _EU27       4.917      8.342      6.384      6.255     -2.02     7.676      8.532      8.316      8.213       7.00    2.66

     _CAFTA      4.183      3.180      2.571      1.523    -40.76     3.547      2.163      2.036      2.132     -39.90    0.69