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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 464:  WOOL BLANKETS
                                             Data in Kg.,  2.40 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  8/2012
   Country      2010       2011       8/2011     8/2012  % Change    8/2011     6/2012     7/2012     8/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD      1301774   1104980     678554     841896     24.07   1115483    1199194    1228312    1268322      13.70  100.00

     INDIA       815513    728332     499709     585957     17.26    743683     789147     791137     814580       9.53   64.23

     CHINA P     138985    180453      70685      68193     -3.53    146217     171472     176927     177961      21.71   14.03

     U KING       24276     22916      11906      35257    196.13     18262      35228      45358      46267     153.35    3.65

     ITALY       139047     45889      29444      18820    -36.08     39820      38540      35072      35265     -11.44    2.78

     PERU         39361     27139      12415      19268     55.20     42411      28547      32095      33992     -19.85    2.68


     _WTO       1301769   1104980     678554     835596     23.14   1115483    1192894    1222012    1262022      13.14   99.50

     _OECD       219899     94032      58685      96042     63.66    100656     120271     126601     131389      30.53   10.36

     _EU15       189895     77039      46363      76141     64.23     79978      95842     102175     106817      33.56    8.42

     _EC12       189240     76754      46213      73803     59.70     79754      93367      99685     104344      30.83    8.23

     _W HEMI      87907     78734      35122      38471      9.54     84942      72821      82875      82083      -3.37    6.47

     _ANDEAN      42786     33214      17214      22190     28.91     48945      32533      38234      38190     -21.97    3.01