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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 870:  LUGGAGE, SILK / VEG. BLENDS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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     17798822  21164169   14914820   12022901    -19.39  21658493   18831926   18916996   18272250     -15.63  100.00

     CHINA P   16822397  20245065   14246067   11512900    -19.19  20614801   18048235   18133374   17511898     -15.05   95.84

     INDIA       438581    365393     247776     257707      4.01    394725     357522     369172     375324      -4.92    2.05

     HG KONG      92726    128884      89013      69186    -22.27    133233     139282     117656     109057     -18.15    0.60

     CHINA T      41929     83705      71888      60337    -16.07     83486      74067      76754      72154     -13.57    0.39

     MEXICO       34190     38579      25293      19770    -21.84     36874      36379      36292      33056     -10.35    0.18

     VIETNAM     105339    140418     130018      21408    -83.53    198200      46369      49555      31808     -83.95    0.17

     PHIL R        7008     26608      20453      10025    -50.99     23521      14926      15485      16180     -31.21    0.09


     _WTO      17781715  21164169   14914820   12022874    -19.39  21641386   18831920   18916969   18272223     -15.57  100.00

     _OECD        91311     66770      39671      43227      8.96     69268      63613      67965      70326       1.53    0.38

     _ASEAN      182878    188467     163747      44070    -73.09    263929      80700      83373      68790     -73.94    0.38

     _W HEMI     105103     62458      39184      30178    -22.98     72201      56874      56765      53452     -25.97    0.29

     _EU15        55921     36193      24003      32036     33.47     37750      34693      41043      44226      17.15    0.24

     _EC12        55415     35684      23495      31742     35.10     37118      34323      40732      43931      18.35    0.24