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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 859:  OTHER SILK / NON-COT. VEG APPAREL
                                             Data in Kg., 12.50 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      6762214   6741613    4791912    5569762     16.23   7412525    7194197    7310459    7519463       1.44  100.00

     CHINA P    5698783   5609850    4024975    4415220      9.70   6319418    5785724    5853104    6000095      -5.05   79.79

     VIETNAM     244914    257298     179729     306050     70.28    257343     342490     374310     383619      49.07    5.10

     BNGLDSH      56491    102099      90370     139157     53.99    112981     128565     137784     150886      33.55    2.01

     MEXICO      130863    139130      97475     108366     11.17    141902     148829     151822     150021       5.72    2.00

     INDIA       166232    118524      83872     111827     33.33    120316     137389     127884     146479      21.75    1.95

     CHINA T      46668     44016      26155      49974     91.07     48315      62555      65556      67835      40.40    0.90

     CAMBOD       19676     34336      21243      48302    127.38     25348      50517      50607      61395     142.21    0.82

     HG KONG      53396     22540       9607      46573    384.78     15938      53390      56677      59506     273.36    0.79

     ITALY        35919     39411      24263      34474     42.08     36582      47718      48693      49622      35.65    0.66

     HONDURA       8403     18959       7187      35859    398.94      8281      34734      39830      47631     475.18    0.63

     SRI LKA      31207     30698      17002      27959     64.45     23988      39781      41600      41655      73.65    0.55

     BULGAR         905     20899        635      17787   2701.10       806      38090      38077      38051    4620.97    0.51

     GUATMAL       4521      2000       1545      31789   1957.54      2403      21228      26129      32244    1241.82    0.43

     INDNSIA      14678     31493      20651      20364     -1.39     23737      37946      38100      31206      31.47    0.42

     PAKISTN      19698     27142      18736      15855    -15.38     32217      24420      24792      24261     -24.70    0.32

     SALVADR      11409     19959       8073      11297     39.94     11726      22516      23255      23183      97.71    0.31

     DOM REP      15483     21870      13137      11060    -15.81     18863      21299      20651      19793       4.93    0.26

     KOR REP      28085     25912      18392       9209    -49.93     25197      24054      16963      16729     -33.61    0.22

     PHIL R        2828     15029      14737      16009      8.63     16207      15853      16371      16301       0.58    0.22

     COLOMB       26187     16600       9308       8901     -4.37     15768      18104      17922      16193       2.70    0.22

     CANADA       12644     13007       7880      10666     35.36     13219      16554      15897      15793      19.47    0.21

     THAILND      21389     29057      25111      11799    -53.01     30335      17520      15617      15745     -48.10    0.21

     TURKEY       21754     12766       8632      10265     18.92     16366      15328      14959      14399     -12.02    0.19

     SPAIN         5597      9625       5870      10396     77.10      7339      13017      13947      14151      92.82    0.19

     FRANCE        9634      8041       5340       7752     45.17      7379       9968      10258      10453      41.66    0.14

     ALBANIA      11985      7289       4491       7422     65.26      8863       8257       9258      10220      15.31    0.14

     NEPAL         4087      3676       2571       7857    205.60      4254       2914       5028       8962     110.67    0.12

     U KING        6311     10480       7886       4863    -38.33      9631       8903       7515       7457     -22.57    0.10


     _WTO       6761831   6741014    4791569    5569229     16.23   7412171    7193392    7309672    7518674       1.44   99.99

     _ASEAN      305010    371314     265347     404199     52.33    357665     469395     500195     510166      42.64    6.78

     _W HEMI     217584    238562     149755     222167     48.35    222737     288658     301521     310974      39.61    4.14

     _OECD       133372    134137      88086      98071     11.34    130754     150584     143923     144122      10.22    1.92

     _CBI         40122     63872      31013      90666    192.35     42344     100009     110114     123525     191.72    1.64

     _CAFTA       39829     63822      30972      90430    191.97     42303      99781     109869     123280     191.42    1.64

     _EU15        68930     79727      51324      65016     26.68     73597      91098      92311      93419      26.93    1.24

     _EC12        66983     78087      50674      64288     26.87     71432      89801      90648      91701      28.38    1.22

     _ANDEAN      31858     19454      10929      10670     -2.37     22049      21091      21350      19195     -12.94    0.26