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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 871:  HANDBAGS / FLATGOODS, SILK / VEG
                                             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      1931429   1957304    1350555    1409429      4.36   2042163    1959324    1972335    2016178      -1.27  100.00

     CHINA P    1623978   1631597    1130399    1113092     -1.53   1718912    1588555    1596742    1614290      -6.09   80.07

     INDIA       167842    170395     112484     185356     64.78    155413     205297     209018     243267      56.53   12.07

     INDNSIA       2888      6710       3549      31248    780.47      5320      29440      33236      34409     546.79    1.71

     NEPAL        23996     24431      13664      21197     55.13     21360      31683      30521      31964      49.64    1.59

     HG KONG      23943     36443      34321       6013    -82.48     44237      18333      17093       8135     -81.61    0.40


     _WTO       1931264   1957087    1350428    1409429      4.37   2042036    1959234    1972245    2016088      -1.27  100.00

     _ASEAN       28833     18648       9278      45131    386.43     28544      49179      51524      54501      90.94    2.70

     _OECD        35940     44275      29532      18630    -36.92     40145      33117      36478      33373     -16.87    1.66

     _EU15        29203     31126      22928      16194    -29.37     29984      20553      23382      24392     -18.65    1.21

     _EC12        29039     30388      22793      16143    -29.18     29768      19908      22728      23738     -20.26    1.18