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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1828.088   1759.050   1461.276   1374.077     -5.97  1808.392   1653.172   1660.232   1671.850      -7.55  100.00

     CHINA P   974.127    871.664    715.224    697.074     -2.54   901.500    838.440    844.720    853.514      -5.32   51.05

     INDIA     138.104    139.027    116.351    103.803    -10.79   141.386    125.736    125.825    126.478     -10.54    7.57

     VIETNAM   119.463    138.460    125.002    107.150    -14.28   142.349    120.336    119.588    120.608     -15.27    7.21

     ITALY      99.755    101.502     79.478     78.211     -1.59   104.287    100.014     99.981    100.235      -3.89    6.00

     ISRAEL     64.827     86.214     70.274     51.911    -26.13    88.843     70.564     68.811     67.851     -23.63    4.06

     INDNSIA    63.306     69.455     64.260     55.835    -13.11    71.166     60.950     60.786     61.030     -14.24    3.65

     BNGLDSH    61.516     68.452     60.519     53.073    -12.30    67.724     60.751     61.135     61.007      -9.92    3.65

     MEXICO     21.496     24.373     17.702     19.940     12.64    23.386     26.860     26.867     26.611      13.79    1.59

     BELGIUM    25.602     22.606     17.645     16.708     -5.31    24.682     21.275     21.397     21.669     -12.21    1.30

     PHIL R     26.286     20.905     19.657     17.384    -11.56    20.925     18.642     18.736     18.632     -10.96    1.11

     SRI LKA    18.555     18.799     17.787     16.134     -9.30    19.273     17.183     17.155     17.145     -11.04    1.03

     PORTUGL    21.151     14.387     12.770     15.205     19.07    15.733     16.403     16.420     16.822       6.93    1.01

     GERMANY     8.157     12.910     10.084      9.227     -8.50    12.291     12.097     12.298     12.053      -1.93    0.72

     CHINA T    14.345     13.764     10.673      8.894    -16.67    13.280     11.516     11.910     11.985      -9.75    0.72

     TURKEY     10.315     11.432      9.222      7.994    -13.32    11.540     10.494      9.975     10.204     -11.58    0.61

     HG KONG     6.875      6.925      5.017      8.174     62.94     6.621      9.792     10.198     10.082      52.28    0.60

     CAMBOD     10.336      6.210      5.514      7.242     31.34     6.158      7.823      8.009      7.938      28.90    0.47

     KOR REP     7.642      6.399      4.447      5.938     33.50     6.412      7.731      7.839      7.889      23.05    0.47

     ROMANIA     5.866      5.235      4.226      4.201     -0.58     5.580      5.317      5.287      5.211      -6.62    0.31

     PAKISTN     3.886      4.061      3.073      3.214      4.59     3.787      4.339      4.343      4.202      10.96    0.25


     _WTO     1823.637   1754.917   1457.622   1371.205     -5.93  1804.290   1649.702   1656.646   1668.501      -7.53   99.80

     _OECD     232.783    227.512    177.970    175.868     -1.18   234.105    222.509    223.312    225.410      -3.71   13.48

     _ASEAN    229.264    245.040    223.149    197.455    -11.51   251.012    218.232    217.731    219.345     -12.62   13.12

     _EU28     215.826    211.379    165.673    162.585     -1.86   218.585    205.550    206.616    208.291      -4.71   12.46

     _EU27     215.179    210.911    165.237    162.407     -1.71   217.944    205.329    206.391    208.080      -4.53   12.45

     _W HEMI    59.457     52.724     40.731     38.183     -6.25    55.054     49.373     50.170     50.176      -8.86    3.00

     _NAFTA     31.271     33.972     25.008     25.857      3.40    32.601     35.490     35.157     34.821       6.81    2.08

     _CAFTA     15.544     10.108      8.588      4.865    -43.34    11.862      6.394      6.247      6.386     -46.16    0.38