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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                             Data in Kg., 11.10 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     31191238  37563182   30485077   28850487     -5.36  37579623   36200540   35926935   35928592      -4.39  100.00

     CHINA P    9939423  11590587    8796263   10620354     20.74  11075676   13327101   13293013   13414678      21.12   37.34

     ISRAEL    10511451  15021162   12223819    8782318    -28.15  15262042   12089833   11766459   11579661     -24.13   32.23

     INDIA      3213936   2738881    2157390    2150659     -0.31   2933721    2685723    2668088    2732150      -6.87    7.60

     ITALY      2477813   2781536    2758775    2667513     -3.31   2803210    2675547    2698026    2690274      -4.03    7.49

     PORTUGL    2717988   1741792    1709636    2011761     17.67   2095054    2042657    2036901    2043917      -2.44    5.69

     GERMANY     664431   1524507    1229393     949151    -22.80   1396880    1248432    1287527    1244265     -10.93    3.46

     CHINA T     459298    480163     360128     364184      1.13    458315     442554     473549     484219       5.65    1.35

     MEXICO      129888    398469     286983     205807    -28.29    331596     335066     329597     317293      -4.31    0.88

     KOR REP      92761    132413      53170     127971    140.68     72020     208092     206681     207214     187.72    0.58

     VIETNAM     264391    191922     144402     152766      5.79    186865     165045     169531     200286       7.18    0.56

     PAKISTN     153363     81010      70916     120853     70.42     96879     136670     129005     130947      35.17    0.36

     INDNSIA      20095     85937      63212      91265     44.38     78066      93348     107618     113990      46.02    0.32

     HG KONG      40794     80477      44567      58596     31.48     56421      89568      90467      94506      67.50    0.26

     GREECE         833      6943       2586      76703   2866.09      2612      67461      81125      81060    3003.37    0.23

     REP SAF      18470     72742      64755      15646    -75.84     75491      33339      27341      23633     -68.69    0.07


     _WTO      31172960  37561801   30484097   28848893     -5.36  37578298   36198933   35924953   35926597      -4.40   99.99

     _OECD      6178971   6509555    6014401    6105304      1.51   6701072    6567748    6636676    6600458      -1.50   18.37

     _EU27      6038178   6238181    5846539    5874894      0.48   6496059    6226625    6302733    6266536      -3.53   17.44

     _EU28      6038178   6238202    5846560    5874894      0.48   6496080    6226625    6302733    6266536      -3.53   17.44

     _W HEMI     202387    522783     386967     293038    -24.27    444669     439442     439066     428854      -3.56    1.19

     _NAFTA      171463    461437     336965     245329    -27.19    387847     389516     382347     369801      -4.65    1.03

     _ASEAN      303031    304582     230196     273251     18.70    291024     291892     307383     347637      19.45    0.97

     _SUB-SAHA    19259     74993      66672      16264    -75.61     77535      35739      29840      24585     -68.29    0.07