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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2017 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL 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     580.572    546.241    433.329    451.811      4.27   572.189    543.986    553.373    564.723      -1.30  100.00

     CHINA P   271.210    237.586    187.446    222.140     18.51   250.967    256.111    263.033    272.280       8.49   48.21

     ISRAEL     63.404     85.001     69.326     49.992    -27.89    87.548     68.705     66.770     65.667     -24.99   11.63

     INDIA      75.993     65.181     50.080     48.980     -2.20    68.586     62.736     62.994     64.081      -6.57   11.35

     ITALY      42.949     40.847     33.799     33.537     -0.77    42.580     40.113     40.663     40.585      -4.68    7.19

     BELGIUM    24.664     21.708     16.947     16.147     -4.72    23.647     20.464     20.607     20.909     -11.58    3.70

     GERMANY     7.184     11.787      9.168      8.507     -7.21    11.062     11.116     11.394     11.127       0.58    1.97

     PORTUGL    13.592      8.649      8.120      9.291     14.43     9.943      9.646      9.697      9.820      -1.23    1.74

     CHINA T     7.098      6.594      5.078      4.357    -14.19     6.505      5.630      5.894      5.874      -9.70    1.04

     KOR REP     5.643      4.592      3.406      3.947     15.90     4.942      5.172      5.206      5.133       3.87    0.91

     MEXICO      3.360      4.452      3.450      4.067     17.87     3.973      4.520      4.806      5.069      27.57    0.90

     VIETNAM     3.875      2.827      2.326      3.199     37.57     2.935      2.854      3.193      3.700      26.08    0.66

     HG KONG     2.864      2.354      1.915      2.759     44.04     2.717      3.027      3.351      3.198      17.69    0.57

     ROMANIA     1.431      1.495      1.043      1.457     39.73     1.393      1.689      1.839      1.909      37.00    0.34

     PAKISTN     1.840      1.421      1.176      1.211      2.95     1.392      1.527      1.551      1.456       4.59    0.26

     INDNSIA     0.680      0.879      0.662      1.084     63.82     0.889      1.076      1.215      1.302      46.36    0.23


     _WTO      577.085    543.243    430.637    449.948      4.48   569.379    541.627    550.933    562.554      -1.20   99.62

     _OECD     130.828    121.188     96.898     97.783      0.91   127.082    118.751    121.006    122.074      -3.94   21.62

     _EU27     118.076    109.701     88.081     89.322      1.41   114.986    107.335    109.670    110.943      -3.52   19.65

     _EU28     118.139    109.701     88.081     89.322      1.41   114.987    107.335    109.670    110.943      -3.52   19.65

     _W HEMI    12.437     11.894      9.293     10.095      8.63    11.809     11.934     12.231     12.696       7.51    2.25

     _ASEAN      8.918      7.947      6.330      7.939     25.42     8.425      8.371      8.839      9.556      13.43    1.69

     _NAFTA      8.274      8.475      6.494      6.379     -1.76     7.971      7.911      8.160      8.360       4.89    1.48