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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 810:  WOVEN FAB, SILK BLD/N-COT VEG FIB
                                             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     34733738  38753781   27830810   23534200    -15.44  42117199   35039930   34139795   34457171     -18.19  100.00

     CHINA P   20298459  25241583   18416822   13410716    -27.18  26600784   20950859   20134819   20235477     -23.93   58.73

     ITALY      2170339   1302240     722852    2687359    271.77   1910688    3303508    3267686    3266747      70.97    9.48

     BELGIUM    1821866   3296526    2695348    1266148    -53.02   3447804    1902343    1843045    1867326     -45.84    5.42

     FRANCE      850842    162839     117833    1624511   1278.66    185918    1673478    1666905    1669517     797.99    4.85

     BELARUS     779072   1293474     667671     731407      9.55    989629    1213841    1285630    1357210      37.14    3.94

     INDIA      1109395   1286476     859331     849017     -1.20   1295487    1251578    1263908    1276162      -1.49    3.70

     U KING     3903981   2569581    2122876     396724    -81.31   4271632     843681     862960     843429     -80.26    2.45

     KOR REP    1058123    942010     705701     547094    -22.48    965885     761955     771548     783403     -18.89    2.27

     SALVADR     256638    332431      83539     415580    397.47    194071     613547     644306     664472     242.39    1.93

     BRAZIL      629662    529462     340453     334106     -1.86    545771     495369     476081     523115      -4.15    1.52


     _WTO      33953841  37457173   27162680   22802470    -16.05  41126858   33823123   32851198   33096963     -19.52   96.05

     _OECD     10791062   9243934    6924013    7184366      3.76  11698360    9610196    9454863    9504287     -18.76   27.58

     _EU15      9354113   7764253    5906502    6252655      5.86  10267672    8227090    8081594    8110406     -21.01   23.54

     _EC12      9322669   7730772    5885227    6225626      5.78  10228856    8186476    8041615    8071171     -21.09   23.42

     _W HEMI    1106757    957897     484844     918028     89.35    854987    1272369    1307758    1391081      62.70    4.04

     _CBI        257094    337276      85253     416384    388.41    195864     617107     647841     668407     241.26    1.94

     _CAFTA      257094    334072      84804     416353    390.96    195415     614352     645086     665621     240.62    1.93