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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 665:  MMF 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    115468475 119825145   82087416   90506401     10.26 116556865  127459234  126962946  128244130      10.03  100.00

     CHINA P   42070172  46441184   29967122   35076158     17.05  43773823   51065768   50871824   51550220      17.76   40.20

     EGYPT     22882109  20412486   15131699   16037564      5.99  20333051   21812862   21462506   21318351       4.85   16.62

     TURKEY    13036463  16667698   11659514   13687913     17.40  15510733   17920191   18282633   18696097      20.54   14.58

     CANADA    10150767  11472744    7749000    8742614     12.82  11187964   12195494   12383618   12466358      11.43    9.72

     BELGIUM    7506297   7452931    5609345    5162649     -7.96   7753460    7265489    6930183    7006235      -9.64    5.46

     INDIA      2090749   2238540    1359338    2673659     96.69   1992458    3205414    3371673    3552861      78.32    2.77

     KOR REP    2089485   2907228    1966984    2033362      3.37   2850531    3003175    2903190    2973606       4.32    2.32

     NETHLDS    3485598   3161287    2059503    1611724    -21.74   3076928    2652620    2674550    2713508     -11.81    2.12

     INDNSIA    2713309   2092466    1617544    1254067    -22.47   2522617    1856208    1744994    1728989     -31.46    1.35

     ITALY      1056289   1137088     885465     939431      6.09   1184135    1152446    1168128    1191054       0.58    0.93

     MEXICO     1301581   1181869     798212     495792    -37.89   1252632     901710     875800     879449     -29.79    0.69

     S ARAB     1193077    696854     521498     558958      7.18    868721     709623     738363     734314     -15.47    0.57


     _WTO     115377148 119782761   82066391   90498276     10.27 116516695  127429881  126933644  128214646      10.04   99.98

     _OECD     38885991  44717504   31225507   33496800      7.27  43354330   46163624   46275291   46988797       8.38   36.64

     _W HEMI   12380096  12667619    8553756    9242192      8.05  12495338   13108471   13270785   13356055       6.89   10.41

     _EU15     13251391  13253632    9554496    8816538     -7.72  13395170   12678177   12350964   12515674      -6.57    9.76

     _EC12     13233402  13236395    9541627    8807717     -7.69  13371661   12666861   12340985   12502485      -6.50    9.75

     _ASEAN     4661177   3074508    2247099    1531832    -31.83   3676863    2670288    2475471    2359241     -35.84    1.84