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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  81:  SILK AND VEG. APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     311.313    322.684    246.753    230.650     -6.53   334.080    303.823    304.536    306.581      -8.23  100.00

     CHINA P   250.182    250.998    187.949    170.937     -9.05   264.003    234.635    233.883    233.987     -11.37   76.32

     VIETNAM    12.856     14.713     11.979     12.638      5.50    14.709     14.922     15.266     15.372       4.51    5.01

     BNGLDSH     8.918     13.136     10.777     12.718     18.02    12.498     12.833     13.892     15.078      20.64    4.92

     INDNSIA     7.488     10.815      9.919      7.102    -28.40    10.431      7.880      7.936      7.997     -23.33    2.61

     INDIA       7.035      5.862      5.095      6.293     23.51     5.855      6.911      6.827      7.060      20.57    2.30

     CAMBOD      6.735      5.584      5.039      3.043    -39.60     6.423      3.593      3.474      3.589     -44.13    1.17

     SRI LKA     2.520      2.967      2.482      2.617      5.42     2.700      3.168      3.152      3.102      14.86    1.01

     MEXICO      2.709      2.725      1.888      1.985      5.13     2.676      2.806      2.813      2.822       5.43    0.92

     PHIL R      1.110      2.109      1.934      1.979      2.28     2.097      2.120      2.147      2.153       2.68    0.70

     HG KONG     1.305      0.768      0.402      1.316    227.11     0.533      1.548      1.620      1.682     215.80    0.55

     CHINA T     0.973      1.074      0.760      1.360     78.90     1.110      1.584      1.646      1.674      50.84    0.55


     _WTO      311.301    322.662    246.739    230.632     -6.53   334.063    303.797    304.511    306.555      -8.23   99.99

     _ASEAN     29.251     34.709     30.179     25.575    -15.25    35.111     29.538     29.836     30.106     -14.26    9.82

     _W HEMI     4.748      5.534      3.835      4.167      8.67     5.163      5.543      5.698      5.866      13.61    1.91

     _OECD       4.067      4.618      3.378      3.412      1.03     4.554      4.735      4.611      4.653       2.17    1.52

     _EU15       2.318      2.681      1.880      2.242     19.23     2.573      3.046      3.014      3.042      18.23    0.99

     _EC12       2.284      2.647      1.860      2.227     19.68     2.530      3.016      2.985      3.013      19.09    0.98

     _CBI        1.108      1.942      1.345      1.690     25.65     1.568      1.972      2.113      2.287      45.86    0.75

     _CAFTA      1.074      1.910      1.324      1.662     25.54     1.534      1.935      2.074      2.248      46.57    0.73