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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     307.153    269.251    198.861    205.005      3.09   275.480    273.750    274.053    275.394      -0.03  100.00

     CHINA P   204.082    172.213    128.514    128.273     -0.19   177.357    172.333    171.464    171.973      -3.04   62.45

     KOR REP    19.105     21.306     14.913     17.638     18.28    20.368     22.298     23.197     24.032      17.99    8.73

     ITALY      17.402     17.557     13.076     15.180     16.09    17.536     18.975     19.432     19.661      12.12    7.14

     TURKEY     11.061     11.717      8.703      8.979      3.18    11.820     11.824     11.847     11.993       1.47    4.35

     INDIA      12.147     10.437      7.685      8.129      5.77    10.616     10.806     10.743     10.881       2.49    3.95

     CHINA T    16.435     10.625      7.173      7.073     -1.39    12.353     11.155     10.746     10.526     -14.79    3.82

     MEXICO      2.041      2.373      1.863      1.798     -3.47     2.429      2.161      2.299      2.309      -4.96    0.84

     MALTA       0.330      0.575      0.413      0.323    -21.81     0.577      0.485      0.485      0.485     -16.00    0.18


     _WTO      307.149    269.240    198.850    205.005      3.09   275.469    273.750    274.053    275.394      -0.03  100.00

     _OECD      67.364     68.045     49.469     55.349     11.89    67.203     71.216     72.735     73.925      10.00   26.84

     _EU27      35.176     33.663     24.707     27.237     10.24    33.532     35.485     35.946     36.193       7.94   13.14

     _EU28      35.176     33.663     24.707     27.237     10.24    33.532     35.485     35.946     36.193       7.94   13.14

     _W HEMI     5.711      5.848      4.629      3.833    -17.19     6.239      4.983      5.188      5.052     -19.03    1.83

     _NAFTA      4.243      4.237      3.388      3.469      2.39     4.397      4.071      4.335      4.318      -1.80    1.57