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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 831:  GLOVES / MITTENS, SILK / VEG BLEND
                                             Data in Dpr,  2.90 M2 per Dpr. 

                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      1186045   1846223    1186267    1147761     -3.25   1626769    1875105    1867051    1807717      11.12  100.00

     CHINA P     963819   1484886    1014899     884726    -12.83   1394059    1430003    1415166    1354713      -2.82   74.94

     PAKISTN      27228    171312      33007      35901      8.77     38889     169476     175443     174206     347.96    9.64

     KOR REP     127321     74983      59299      78462     32.32     86965      96271      94989      94146       8.26    5.21

     HG KONG       1211     24089      22711      44967     98.00     23536      46220      45820      46345      96.91    2.56

     MALAYSA       4860     36066      26332      30198     14.68     31085      34193      36113      39932      28.46    2.21

     INDNSIA        285      5174        318      33518  10440.25       326      32927      37789      38374   11671.17    2.12


     _WTO       1185816   1846163    1186207    1147620     -3.25   1626484    1875030    1866910    1807576      11.13   99.99

     _OECD       142997     85612      66820      84500     26.46     97630     105079     103929     103292       5.80    5.71

     _ASEAN        8329     53544      31738      67681    113.25     38230      79444      85777      89487     134.08    4.95