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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    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     479.982    520.203    420.672    423.437      0.66   527.951    514.063    516.692    522.968      -0.94  100.00

     CHINA P   215.955    206.494    160.173    199.747     24.71   207.940    233.935    238.748    246.067      18.34   47.05

     ISRAEL    116.687    166.740    135.690     97.489    -28.15   169.416    134.200    130.609    128.539     -24.13   24.58

     INDIA      44.678     39.300     30.925     29.280     -5.32    41.428     37.889     37.133     37.655      -9.11    7.20

     ITALY      29.241     32.631     31.954     30.809     -3.59    33.002     31.429     31.611     31.485      -4.60    6.02

     PORTUGL    30.219     19.353     18.990     22.358     17.74    23.277     22.700     22.641     22.721      -2.39    4.34

     GERMANY     7.747     17.066     13.763     10.636    -22.71    15.640     13.971     14.407     13.940     -10.87    2.67

     INDNSIA     3.244      3.779      2.707      4.531     67.34     3.416      4.807      5.243      5.602      64.01    1.07

     CHINA T     5.397      5.703      4.340      4.208     -3.03     5.469      5.086      5.470      5.572       1.89    1.07

     MEXICO      1.568      4.881      3.543      2.641    -25.45     4.071      4.188      4.118      3.979      -2.27    0.76

     VIETNAM     3.860      2.681      2.123      2.619     23.37     2.720      2.645      2.756      3.177      16.83    0.61

     KOR REP     2.142      2.375      1.297      2.063     59.09     1.825      3.157      3.170      3.141      72.07    0.60

     BELGIUM     2.490      2.075      1.665      1.637     -1.66     2.307      2.002      2.018      2.047     -11.25    0.39

     PAKISTN     2.521      1.205      1.031      1.751     69.89     1.354      1.989      1.932      1.926      42.18    0.37

     HG KONG     1.048      1.364      0.841      1.268     50.80     1.120      1.672      1.795      1.791      59.95    0.34

     ROMANIA     1.097      1.229      0.819      1.289     57.34     1.069      1.580      1.674      1.698      58.91    0.32


     _WTO      478.492    519.096    419.696    422.615      0.70   526.944    513.066    515.664    522.015      -0.94   99.82

     _OECD      77.888     79.997     72.736     73.771      1.42    82.868     80.352     81.347     81.032      -2.22   15.49

     _EU27      75.925     76.944     70.759     71.469      1.00    80.331     76.811     77.989     77.654      -3.33   14.85

     _EU28      75.945     76.944     70.760     71.469      1.00    80.331     76.811     77.989     77.654      -3.33   14.85

     _ASEAN      7.743      7.049      5.334      7.799     46.22     6.790      8.133      8.679      9.514      40.11    1.82

     _W HEMI     3.007      6.747      5.031      4.382    -12.89     5.849      6.001      6.031      6.098       4.26    1.17

     _NAFTA      2.062      5.594      4.107      3.109    -24.30     4.714      4.812      4.727      4.596      -2.52    0.88