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                                          |                                     |                                 June 28, 2013
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  5/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 863:  TOWELS, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                             Data in Nos,  0.40 M2 per Nos. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  5/2013
   Country      2011       2012       5/2012     5/2013  % Change    5/2012     3/2013     4/2013     5/2013   % Change % Share


     WORLD     11949119  20240808    7543792    6509692    -13.71  14213168   19636697   19931293   19206708      35.13  100.00

     CHINA P    9779871  19255983    7083228    5718184    -19.27  12783064   18269679   18611017   17890939      39.96   93.15

     BNGLDSH     265000         0          0     625000       *      265000     625000     625000     625000     135.85    3.25

     VIETNAM     819403     50820      30898        283    -99.08    490444      22260      20415      20205     -95.88    0.11


     _WTO      11939519  20204028    7543792    6509692    -13.71  14203568   19599917   19894513   19169928      34.97   99.81

     _OECD       258150    329028     131546     105588    -19.73    259091     292351     319774     303070      16.97    1.58

     _ASEAN      820754     52089      31231        507    -98.38    491807      23420      21575      21365     -95.66    0.11