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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 858:  NECKWEAR, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 M2 per Kg.. 

                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       171142    182946     121451     109351     -9.96    174993     178242     173425     170846      -2.37  100.00

     CHINA P     142329    149336     101497      95528     -5.88    143858     150279     146582     143367      -0.34   83.92

     ITALY        24042     28610      17016       9990    -41.29     26440      23085      21742      21584     -18.37   12.63


     _WTO        171141    182899     121414     109326     -9.96    174956     178207     173390     170811      -2.37   99.98

     _OECD        27667     31871      18777      12634    -32.72     29218      26499      25163      25728     -11.94   15.06

     _EU15        26628     31077      18340      11698    -36.22     28527      25769      24357      24435     -14.34   14.30

     _EC12        26591     31024      18289      11693    -36.07     28467      25719      24350      24428     -14.19   14.30