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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 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     285.189    305.115    241.756    231.435     -4.27   311.134    295.870    293.929    294.794      -5.25  100.00

     CHINA P   110.670    116.350     89.090     96.447      8.26   116.665    125.065    122.931    123.708       6.04   41.96

     ISRAEL     63.288     84.958     69.283     49.953    -27.90    87.496     68.676     66.738     65.628     -24.99   22.26

     INDIA      47.545     39.051     29.787     32.177      8.02    42.055     38.814     39.947     41.441      -1.46   14.06

     ITALY      17.055     17.366     15.985     15.839     -0.91    17.767     17.016     17.344     17.221      -3.07    5.84

     PORTUGL    13.227      8.506      8.017      9.101     13.52     9.779      9.459      9.486      9.590      -1.94    3.25

     GERMANY     5.730     10.676      8.323      7.035    -15.47     9.948      9.630      9.843      9.388      -5.63    3.18

     CHINA T     5.914      5.306      3.909      3.693     -5.54     5.116      4.949      5.119      5.090      -0.52    1.73

     MEXICO      1.933      2.508      1.814      1.812     -0.13     2.150      2.536      2.518      2.505      16.52    0.85

     KOR REP     0.666      0.860      0.415      0.797     92.34     0.531      1.240      1.232      1.243     133.92    0.42

     VIETNAM     1.480      1.079      0.753      0.615    -18.26     0.986      0.888      0.906      0.941      -4.59    0.32

     PAKISTN     1.043      0.607      0.520      0.715     37.48     0.642      0.862      0.830      0.802      24.92    0.27

     HG KONG     0.625      0.605      0.496      0.491     -1.05     0.635      0.536      0.541      0.600      -5.50    0.20

     INDNSIA     0.129      0.429      0.326      0.468     43.56     0.413      0.493      0.551      0.571      38.13    0.19

     GREECE      0.026      0.111      0.036      0.340    842.46     0.037      0.374      0.416      0.415    1008.38    0.14

     REP SAF     0.204      0.572      0.504      0.269    -46.67     0.597      0.362      0.328      0.337     -43.51    0.11


     _WTO      285.078    305.065    241.717    231.397     -4.27   311.082    295.817    293.865    294.745      -5.25   99.98

     _OECD      48.620     49.447     42.137     41.744     -0.93    50.255     48.766     49.445     49.053      -2.39   16.64

     _EU27      42.802     43.613     37.840     37.874      0.09    44.731     43.104     43.923     43.648      -2.42   14.81

     _EU28      42.802     43.614     37.840     37.874      0.09    44.732     43.104     43.923     43.648      -2.42   14.81

     _W HEMI     7.032      7.086      5.298      4.516    -14.75     6.645      6.420      6.378      6.305      -5.12    2.14

     _NAFTA      6.614      6.380      4.730      3.950    -16.49     5.942      5.796      5.703      5.600      -5.76    1.90

     _ASEAN      2.035      1.868      1.372      1.428      4.08     1.763      1.784      1.849      1.924       9.11    0.65

     _SUB-SAH    0.254      0.606      0.533      0.294    -44.89     0.636      0.386      0.360      0.367     -42.30    0.12