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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 832:  HOSIERY, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                             Data in Dpr,  3.80 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      1209755   1161641     756260     538256    -28.83   1293441     937971     970195     943637     -27.04  100.00

     VIETNAM     570873    653269     424819     290484    -31.62    722363     510388     536723     518934     -28.16   54.99

     CHINA P     467078    380204     228966     122535    -46.48    424060     291398     293932     273773     -35.44   29.01

     CHINA T      23350     32892      28657      86968    203.48     33982      85952      91189      91203     168.39    9.67

     KOR REP       7638     62004      59711        330    -99.45     64180       4404       4504       2623     -95.91    0.28

     INDIA        99330       634        634        308    -51.42     29119        216        276        308     -98.94    0.03


     _WTO       1209746   1161633     756260     538247    -28.83   1293441     937963     970178     943620     -27.05  100.00

     _ASEAN      571231    656350     424969     307246    -27.70    722652     516003     542188     538627     -25.47   57.08

     _OECD        19699     77437      69811       5665    -91.89     79639      17989      15809      13291     -83.31    1.41