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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     282.617    301.306    194.652    203.997      4.80   289.353    312.406    314.776    310.651       7.36  100.00

     CHINA P   171.499    192.266    120.279    135.682     12.81   177.608    206.896    209.883    207.670      16.93   66.85

     KOR REP    17.547     15.410     10.357     10.800      4.28    15.166     15.702     15.973     15.853       4.53    5.10

     ITALY      12.485     15.215     10.662      9.656     -9.43    14.872     14.734     14.524     14.209      -4.46    4.57

     CHINA T    16.093     15.175      9.997      8.402    -15.96    16.294     14.155     14.407     13.579     -16.66    4.37

     INDIA      11.533     11.940      8.024      7.488     -6.68    11.770     10.956     11.060     11.404      -3.11    3.67

     CANADA      5.061      5.481      3.652      4.888     33.86     5.431      7.024      7.005      6.718      23.68    2.16

     MEXICO      8.728      6.508      4.590      3.931    -14.36     7.362      6.114      5.998      5.849     -20.55    1.88

     MALTA       5.809      5.194      3.822      3.375    -11.69     5.668      4.915      4.862      4.748     -16.23    1.53

     TURKEY      4.883      4.982      3.390      3.022    -10.85     5.300      4.930      4.665      4.614     -12.94    1.49

     FRANCE      6.895      4.135      3.271      2.514    -23.15     5.849      3.587      3.525      3.378     -42.24    1.09

     PAKISTN     1.534      1.569      1.155      0.622    -46.12     1.998      1.122      0.989      1.036     -48.14    0.33


     _WTO      282.580    301.183    194.610    203.997      4.82   289.311    312.323    314.694    310.570       7.35   99.97

     _OECD      61.382     61.560     42.021     41.684     -0.80    62.169     62.414     62.143     61.223      -1.52   19.71

     _EU15      32.733     34.005     23.355     22.204     -4.93    34.667     33.428     33.424     32.854      -5.23   10.58

     _EC12      32.618     33.870     23.266     22.122     -4.91    34.555     33.306     33.295     32.726      -5.29   10.53

     _W HEMI    17.801     16.819     11.231     10.842     -3.47    17.107     17.441     17.113     16.430      -3.96    5.29