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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                         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     207.713    196.510    157.339    135.941    -13.60   205.426    178.531    176.945    175.112     -14.76  100.00

     CHINA P    97.637     88.884     74.067     60.254    -18.65    92.561     77.249     76.314     75.071     -18.90   42.87

     FRANCE     24.693     21.308     16.854     11.995    -28.83    25.355     17.130     16.975     16.449     -35.12    9.39


     _WTO      206.700    194.197    155.647    134.963    -13.29   203.437    176.735    175.250    173.513     -14.71   99.09

     _OECD      88.108     85.731     66.203     59.314    -10.41    91.350     80.328     79.923     78.842     -13.69   45.02

     _EU28      74.144     73.568     56.609     50.460    -10.86    78.651     69.027     68.454     67.419     -14.28   38.50

     _EU27      74.143     73.562     56.607     50.458    -10.86    78.647     69.021     68.447     67.413     -14.28   38.50