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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                             Data in Doz, 37.90 M2 per Doz. 

                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       586302    532145     383583     338534    -11.74    536211     498697     496010     487096      -9.16  100.00

     CHINA P     502702    442520     319670     273687    -14.38    448639     406915     403679     396537     -11.61   81.41

     INDIA        32262     36670      27643      23032    -16.68     37862      33394      32728      32059     -15.33    6.58


     _WTO        585976    531969     383438     338394    -11.75    536028     498558     495840     486925      -9.16   99.96

     _OECD        31548     37268      25122      29791     18.59     34725      42014      42779      41937      20.77    8.61

     _EU15        24484     31244      20419      25642     25.58     28039      36703      37432      36467      30.06    7.49

     _EC12        24472     31229      20407      25629     25.59     28019      36691      37417      36451      30.09    7.48