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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                             Data in Kg., 11.10 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      9229867  15091489    9364326   13869402     48.11  12816888   18666265   19267380   19596565      52.90  100.00

     ISRAEL        3840   3642597    1624874    5573172    242.99   1626149    6761449    7103793    7590895     366.80   38.74

     CHINA P    6317528   6666775    4310454    4658288      8.07   6687904    6909648    7039665    7014609       4.89   35.80

     PORTUGL     186007   1721860    1285761    1148393    -10.68   1293687    1583723    1651329    1584492      22.48    8.09

     INDIA       877932   1326593     917050     672382    -26.68   1314200    1067731    1127607    1081925     -17.67    5.52

     ITALY       129569    123121      72242     778902    978.18    117044     766723     832359     829781     608.95    4.23

     CHINA T      92857    237032     170779     191139     11.92    211473     215127     233765     257392      21.71    1.31

     KOR REP     305187    312002     243511     125442    -48.49    345972     230767     201020     193933     -43.95    0.99

     GERMANY      74495    153695     129368     145220     12.25    172918     195379     187416     169547      -1.95    0.87

     MEXICO      301141    143482      89134      58502    -34.37    160849     134577     128112     112850     -29.84    0.58

     VIETNAM      24294     97528      59801      63667      6.46     61834     146406     116630     101394      63.98    0.52

     PAKISTN     338796     58307      39131      81494    108.26    210909      79142      83960     100670     -52.27    0.51

     ESTONIA      41998      5057        151      86290  57045.70      4806      82448      91196      91196    1797.54    0.47

     CANADA       75708     93418      54774      40865    -25.39     74957      80213      72467      79509       6.07    0.41


     _WTO       9228383  15090557    9363717   13868057     48.10  12816200   18665213   19265918   19594897      52.89   99.99

     _OECD       974191   2651356    1961788    2365770     20.59   2254824    3051782    3142400    3055338      35.50   15.59

     _EU15       514752   2182687    1627684    2144461     31.75   1766417    2660844    2786606    2699464      52.82   13.78

     _EC12       508014   2175047    1622475    2139767     31.88   1758553    2653558    2779327    2692339      53.10   13.74

     _W HEMI     386249    241858     146735     127698    -12.97    243608     245650     231856     222821      -8.53    1.14

     _ASEAN       45220    143135      93601      80987    -13.48    104177     188847     145181     130521      25.29    0.67