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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 836:  DRESSES, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                             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       437489    412154     373354     292255    -21.72    447293     326485     320871     331055     -25.99  100.00

     CHINA P     330306    260234     230100     197040    -14.37    294928     225751     226031     227174     -22.97   68.62

     VIETNAM      38230     44715      43360      19187    -55.75     47031      27426      19455      20542     -56.32    6.21

     INDIA        31008     22853      21451      16452    -23.30     22692      17002      17465      17854     -21.32    5.39

     BNGLDSH       1022       909        753      12127   1510.49       757       3734       5031      12283    1522.59    3.71

     INDNSIA       9176     23408      23308       9657    -58.57     24184       9862       9827       9757     -59.66    2.95

     PHIL R         208      5275       5274       9569     81.44      5370       9589       9569       9570      78.21    2.89

     SRI LKA        164      5873       5871       4958    -15.55      5871       4960       4960       4960     -15.52    1.50

     SALVADR        527      3591       2407       3070     27.54      2448       4382       4316       4254      73.77    1.28

     LITHUAN       1899      3132       1913       2839     48.41      2312       4028       3946       4058      75.52    1.23

     ITALY         3254      3737       2795       2503    -10.45      3575       3484       3528       3445      -3.64    1.04

     GUATMAL       5675      2977       2977       2110    -29.12      2977       1199       1791       2110     -29.12    0.64

     THAILND        130      5950       5921       1937    -67.29      5992       1851       1917       1966     -67.19    0.59

     CAMBOD           1     20574      20274       1354    -93.32     20275       1654       1654       1654     -91.84    0.50


     _WTO        437441    412017     373237     292173    -21.72    447164     326375     320770     330953     -25.99   99.97

     _ASEAN       47752     99933      98138      41823    -57.38    102853      50498      42538      43618     -57.59   13.18

     _OECD         7681      8410       6680       7332      9.76      8424       9400       9058       9062       7.57    2.74

     _W HEMI      12358      7971       6039       6574      8.86      6616       7549       8127       8506      28.57    2.57

     _EU15         5879      6194       4696       5939     26.47      6060       7757       7490       7437      22.72    2.25

     _EC12         5873      6185       4687       5925     26.41      6049       7744       7477       7423      22.71    2.24

     _CBI          6420      7045       5415       5629      3.95      5573       6403       6968       7259      30.25    2.19

     _CAFTA        6322      7016       5387       5618      4.29      5457       6392       6957       7247      32.80    2.19