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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 670:  MMF FLAT GOODS, HANDBAGS, LUGGAGE
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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    426130026 388414745  274100865  267055663     -2.57 424554095  380981496  382028310  381369543     -10.17  100.00

     CHINA P  402428100 357707890  251020524  238197823     -5.11 394136293  345477161  345856736  344885189     -12.50   90.43

     VIETNAM   12143659  17680658   14320376   18712702     30.67  17926399   21596698   21909367   22072984      23.13    5.79

     THAILND    2558713   2396539    1667994    2227736     33.56   2405436    2899135    2968875    2956281      22.90    0.78

     INDNSIA    1750538   2198591    1667810    1679515      0.70   2256176    2104299    2189981    2210296      -2.03    0.58

     HG KONG    2048006   1978338    1317448    1445919      9.75   1945812    2067078    2089718    2106809       8.27    0.55

     PHIL R     1575538   1851748    1323665    1454379      9.88   1895948    1922164    1952481    1982462       4.56    0.52

     CHINA T    1110363   1471966     923345    1039255     12.55   1236788    1580794    1540852    1587876      28.39    0.42

     MEXICO      390307    489085     295494     324080      9.67    454891     522001     523621     517671      13.80    0.14

     ITALY       495528    419636     289028     312013      7.95    447216     437820     439617     442621      -1.03    0.12

     INDIA       184949    283206     145538     233975     60.77    212033     326581     339476     371643      75.28    0.10

     KOR REP     181361    375127     218304     164403    -24.69    263009     344127     329169     321226      22.13    0.08

     PAKISTN     210967    247861     155058     199612     28.73    220113     240841     276384     292415      32.85    0.08

     LAOS        101294    310373     136506      24031    -82.40    237800     210385     208258     197898     -16.78    0.05


     _WTO     426027749 388103683  273963960  266992526     -2.54 424315542  380731848  381780673  381132249     -10.18   99.94

     _ASEAN    18257120  24543057   19184384   24346875     26.91  24845622   28962756   29495925   29705548      19.56    7.79

     _OECD      1008663   1200941     738855     832384     12.66   1042046    1232402    1256982    1294470      24.22    0.34

     _W HEMI     698965    824740     514660     526589      2.32    777963     810575     832987     836669       7.55    0.22

     _EU15       713019    685822     422716     549574     30.01    635684     750242     773655     812680      27.84    0.21

     _EC12       705099    680617     420687     541323     28.68    629218     741819     761444     801253      27.34    0.21