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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 859:  OTHER SILK / NON-COT. VEG APPAREL
                                             Data in Kg., 12.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                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      9967174   9902152    7603094    8581689     12.87   9911500   10889734   10882031   10880747       9.78  100.00

     CHINA P    7384042   6998994    5370001    6233763     16.08   7072977    7882987    7912081    7862756      11.17   72.26

     VIETNAM     793560    818509     662251     629162     -5.00    834957     789058     742991     785420      -5.93    7.22

     BNGLDSH     466061    637683     521260     584519     12.14    651826     677817     695854     700942       7.54    6.44

     MEXICO      237982    455222     301075     378362     25.67    385894     546047     544384     532509      37.99    4.89

     CHINA T     184048    212699     169117     109638    -35.17    196663     157102     157353     153220     -22.09    1.41

     ITALY        89982    135472      85653     102861     20.09    107625     162957     152540     152680      41.86    1.40

     INDIA       120074    121448      92448      76558    -17.19    130596     112119     112493     105558     -19.17    0.97

     CAMBOD       20956     23885      22042      87815    298.40     28813      67282      78483      89658     211.17    0.82

     HG KONG      38009     46161      32539      52159     60.30     37722      64133      66309      65781      74.38    0.60

     INDNSIA      67198     60514      54546      49633     -9.01     61026      56281      55710      55601      -8.89    0.51

     COLOMB      142767     35875      29350      32540     10.87     51388      35039      36394      39065     -23.98    0.36

     TURKEY       16020     25792      17572      24452     39.15     20972      33881      31407      32672      55.79    0.30

     GUATMAL      27748     25332      15809      22580     42.83     21425      28448      23347      32103      49.84    0.30

     PAKISTN      43352     48554      39459      18339    -53.52     49508      29287      28078      27434     -44.59    0.25

     U KING        8283     20083      13757      17616     28.05     15971      15886      23905      23942      49.91    0.22

     SALVADR      23894     24342      20637      16687    -19.14     25371      19608      20049      20392     -19.62    0.19

     PHIL R       61465     17508      12927      12093     -6.45     13694      22334      16753      16674      21.76    0.15

     SRI LKA      61522     14870      10428      11960     14.69     22305      16337      15294      16402     -26.46    0.15

     CANADA       13114     15404      11303      10449     -7.56     14698      13464      13542      14550      -1.01    0.13

     DOM REP      14586     19459      16222       9152    -43.58     18889      14920      13905      12389     -34.41    0.11

     KOR REP       8623     10289       6013       7715     28.31      8252      12879      13179      11991      45.31    0.11

     BELGIUM       3347      6996       2525       6127    142.65      3993      12184      11837      10598     165.41    0.10

     AUSTRAL       1044      1229        654       9834   1403.67       905      10410      10324      10409    1050.17    0.10

     BURMA           73      6308        333       4197   1160.36       398       8268      10159      10172    2455.78    0.09

     POLAND        1603      4063       2707       6309    133.06      3478       8356       8357       7665     120.39    0.07

     THAILND       6288      4871       3884       6332     63.03      6236       6757       7471       7319      17.37    0.07

     FRANCE       12930      7292       5929       5692     -4.00      8943       8964       6966       7055     -21.11    0.06

     HONDURA      48075     25106      24611        406    -98.35     43792       2004        901        901     -97.94    0.01


     _WTO       9966635   9901095    7602163    8581171     12.88   9910374   10888970   10881385   10880103       9.78   99.99

     _ASEAN      950768    937799     759126     789298      3.97    948464     954632     914694     967971       2.06    8.90

     _W HEMI     525830    610221     426714     477678     11.94    571422     668283     661851     661185      15.71    6.08

     _NAFTA      251096    470626     312378     388811     24.47    400592     559511     557926     547059      36.56    5.03

     _OECD       173838    251611     166345     208690     25.46    210139     298976     291758     293956      39.89    2.70

     _EU28       144349    205762     132533     161902     22.16    170446     240035     234378     235131      37.95    2.16

     _EU27       143764    204632     131439     161723     23.04    168827     239943     234279     234916      39.15    2.16

     _CAFTA      115466     97418      79546      49797    -37.40    111788      67159      60233      67669     -39.47    0.62