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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 465:  WOOL FLOOR COVERINGS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     21328505  20813330   13432366   14200615      5.72  21151094   21196715   21151615   21581579       2.04  100.00

     INDIA     11068164  12132634    7747685    7543381     -2.64  11793908   12017532   11929960   11928330       1.14   55.27

     CHINA P    3784213   3305479    2238297    2489904     11.24   3513192    3622676    3617257    3557086       1.25   16.48

     PAKISTN     522294    514476     348315     932205    167.63    518727     555330     567181    1098366     111.74    5.09

     TURKEY      491794    425633     195800     259436     32.50    409012     476691     486206     489269      19.62    2.27

     IRELAND     200795    410145     204845     260613     27.22    293398     444320     449775     465913      58.80    2.16

     NETHLDS     291814    333412     248964     350396     40.74    350646     372042     441366     434844      24.01    2.01

     PORTUGL     366630    416081     265048     235696    -11.07    427871     387383     387064     386729      -9.62    1.79

     BELGIUM     408663    335285     224162     239212      6.71    358974     352050     351215     350335      -2.41    1.62

     THAILND     426796    424179     289164     189533    -34.45    443788     359347     343627     324548     -26.87    1.50

     AUSTRAL     401363    421138     271021     173033    -36.16    402380     391632     346843     323150     -19.69    1.50

     U KING      391837    355471     243472     151233    -37.88    420082     290595     288128     263232     -37.34    1.22

     SPAIN       177934    205467     132966     189552     42.56    196793     253655     250858     262053      33.16    1.21

     GERMANY      99513     76043      45913     221533    382.51     73992     237474     254197     251663     240.12    1.17

     GREECE      354667    292336     204814     149408    -27.05    269192     255224     252049     236930     -11.98    1.10

     NEPAL       165213    188476     113200     132050     16.65    171982     205486     203376     207326      20.55    0.96

     EGYPT       205968    147918      83610     118146     41.31    140936     174400     179470     182454      29.46    0.85

     POLAND      101246     82277      43389      87947    102.69     77908     101842     111008     126835      62.80    0.59

     DENMARK      61195     68699      51895     108405    108.89     73645     123026     125986     125209      70.02    0.58

     ITALY       111896     99942      66113      82120     24.21    102493      99778     100138     115949      13.13    0.54

     SWITZLD      69355    103731      69026      33401    -51.61    100159      74659      70213      68106     -32.00    0.32

     FRANCE       74556     55554      32086      24823    -22.64     87410      62571      69171      48291     -44.75    0.22

     IRAN       1132582       244        244      11147   4468.44    426843        155        192      11147     -97.39    0.05


     _WTO      20173873  20782312   13409471   14174790      5.71  20691867   21172378   21128134   21547631       4.14   99.84

     _OECD      3700660   3797134    2391688    2629534      9.94   3789406    4017715    4069474    4034980       6.48   18.70

     _EU15      2571383   2670044    1736028    2033637     17.14   2692174    2903681    2996465    2967653      10.23   13.75

     _EC12      2539515   2648441    1720284    2012998     17.02   2654510    2878125    2969954    2941155      10.80   13.63

     _ASEAN      447649    446166     305661     197354    -35.43    466195     379457     357818     337859     -27.53    1.57

     _W HEMI     107825    101033      76000      85686     12.74    114578     111441     111474     110719      -3.37    0.51

     _SUB-SAHA    66766     62222      42193      33910    -19.63     87435      48342      51137      53939     -38.31    0.25