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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  40:  WOOL PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    4414.941   4819.204   2782.265   2830.912      1.75  4732.057   4911.295   4926.902   4867.852       2.87  100.00

     CHINA P  1987.443   2034.545   1058.741    980.039     -7.43  2054.890   2017.140   2011.953   1955.843      -4.82   40.18

     ITALY     498.218    604.420    401.726    422.892      5.27   565.179    627.319    633.409    625.586      10.69   12.85

     INDIA     334.712    395.614    244.468    274.390     12.24   372.644    412.823    419.702    425.535      14.19    8.74

     MEXICO    230.044    243.923    156.248    180.154     15.30   242.608    268.431    267.136    267.829      10.40    5.50

     CANADA    146.918    151.785     93.295    103.437     10.87   147.788    158.740    159.969    161.927       9.57    3.33

     VIETNAM   115.732    145.545     62.969     65.107      3.39   131.581    142.073    144.252    147.683      12.24    3.03

     INDNSIA    83.305    101.399     61.894     63.930      3.29   104.950    106.637    105.986    103.434      -1.44    2.12

     TURKEY     77.325     87.423     57.158     68.644     20.10    87.897     96.259     98.634     98.909      12.53    2.03

     U KING     69.273     81.500     49.696     54.130      8.92    77.757     85.230     86.264     85.935      10.52    1.77

     PAKISTN    51.652     55.234     36.611     44.281     20.95    54.921     59.790     61.762     62.904      14.54    1.29

     BNGLDSH    34.669     50.751     24.613     27.115     10.17    42.628     53.939     52.895     53.253      24.92    1.09

     PHIL R     39.520     47.969     23.554     27.312     15.95    44.432     51.173     50.533     51.727      16.42    1.06

     FRANCE     41.801     49.967     30.736     30.638     -0.32    46.135     49.805     50.858     49.868       8.09    1.02

     DOM REP    44.765     46.745     33.676     30.362     -9.84    48.880     41.539     41.495     43.431     -11.15    0.89

     ROMANIA    26.005     38.598     24.496     29.053     18.60    33.538     42.466     43.677     43.154      28.67    0.89

     PERU       30.141     37.748     19.560     24.283     24.14    33.964     40.736     41.716     42.470      25.05    0.87

     NEPAL      26.967     36.847     20.141     23.245     15.41    31.646     39.280     39.082     39.950      26.24    0.82

     THAILND    42.904     40.649     25.990     22.214    -14.53    41.460     36.046     36.306     36.873     -11.07    0.76

     GUATMAL    19.807     33.303     21.481     24.202     12.67    29.204     35.763     37.530     36.024      23.35    0.74

     SWITZLD    56.475     53.713     40.571     18.847    -53.55    59.829     42.952     36.948     31.989     -46.53    0.66

     PORTUGL    20.383     27.084     17.907     22.427     25.24    26.534     29.668     30.694     31.604      19.10    0.65

     EGYPT      28.763     27.545     16.334     19.888     21.76    25.794     29.366     30.355     31.100      20.57    0.64

     JORDAN     19.456     27.822     16.486     19.565     18.68    25.132     31.162     31.728     30.901      22.95    0.63

     HAITI      14.806     25.308     13.775     15.662     13.69    22.865     26.817     27.000     27.194      18.94    0.56

     IRELAND    15.478     23.800     12.592     13.617      8.14    19.740     24.769     24.847     24.826      25.77    0.51

     GERMANY    21.619     21.749     13.589     15.403     13.34    20.497     24.461     24.132     23.563      14.96    0.48

     BULGAR      5.488     14.240      7.200     15.131    110.15    10.078     20.147     20.911     22.171     119.99    0.46

     SPAIN      16.985     18.857     12.134     13.713     13.01    19.120     20.474     20.306     20.436       6.88    0.42

     HG KONG    19.133     21.142     13.875     10.944    -21.12    22.295     20.705     19.905     18.211     -18.32    0.37

     SRI LKA    11.271     17.432      6.475      7.066      9.13    12.406     17.702     18.572     18.023      45.28    0.37

     BELGIUM    16.557     16.281     10.851     12.314     13.48    16.577     17.311     17.894     17.744       7.04    0.36

     N ZEAL     13.057     17.789     11.298     10.778     -4.60    16.264     17.341     17.104     17.269       6.18    0.35

     COLOMB     12.579     22.131     16.260     10.710    -34.13    20.492     17.447     17.269     16.581     -19.08    0.34

     NETHLDS    10.530     13.825      9.367     10.169      8.56    12.851     13.931     15.098     14.627      13.82    0.30

     JAPAN       9.199     10.498      7.221      8.855     22.63    10.094     11.107     12.547     12.131      20.18    0.25

     KOR REP    12.049     14.234      8.886      6.068    -31.72    14.120     14.648     13.381     11.415     -19.16    0.23

     CHILE       9.235     10.722      7.159      7.057     -1.42    10.823     10.435     10.524     10.620      -1.87    0.22

     POLAND      8.648      7.990      4.854      7.407     52.61     7.647      9.851     10.067     10.544      37.89    0.22

     C RICA      6.428      7.849      4.617      5.731     24.13     6.865      8.752      8.875      8.963      30.57    0.18

     AUSTRAL     9.061     11.463      7.674      4.406    -42.58    10.681     10.495      9.309      8.195     -23.27    0.17

     CROATIA     5.657      8.580      5.832      5.423     -7.01     7.822      8.453      8.674      8.171       4.46    0.17

     MOROC       6.755      7.437      3.822      4.301     12.53     6.964      7.978      7.932      7.916      13.67    0.16

     HUNGARY     4.349      7.619      5.037      4.991     -0.91     6.672      7.487      7.204      7.573      13.49    0.16

     REP SAF     5.940      7.092      4.228      4.568      8.05     6.644      7.539      7.453      7.433      11.88    0.15

     LITHUAN     1.316      3.867      1.641      4.710    186.95     2.256      6.037      6.701      6.936     207.45    0.14

     UKRAINE     4.288      5.332      2.875      4.434     54.22     4.406      7.366      7.560      6.890      56.40    0.14

     CAMBOD      2.292      4.564      1.089      2.271    108.60     2.490      4.100      4.302      5.746     130.80    0.12

     SALVADR     4.014      3.925      2.706      4.370     61.52     3.919      4.519      4.407      5.590      42.65    0.11

     BOSNIA      4.632      6.552      4.868      3.823    -21.47     5.797      6.489      5.997      5.506      -5.01    0.11

     CHINA T     5.316      6.364      4.355      3.192    -26.70     6.014      5.925      5.506      5.202     -13.50    0.11

     URUGUAY     4.701      4.083      2.372      2.072    -12.63     4.070      3.919      3.802      3.783      -7.04    0.08

     AUSTRIA     3.345      3.618      1.861      1.973      5.99     3.149      3.204      3.250      3.729      18.41    0.08

     GREECE      5.137      4.339      3.134      2.069    -33.97     4.182      3.498      3.554      3.274     -21.71    0.07

     MALAYSA     3.050      1.626      0.932      2.210    137.20     2.304      2.582      2.831      2.904      26.00    0.06

     DENMARK     3.014      3.046      2.078      1.450    -30.21     3.244      2.354      2.420      2.418     -25.44    0.05

     BOLIVIA     2.276      2.476      1.261      1.110    -11.96     2.528      2.579      2.589      2.325      -8.03    0.05

     BRAZIL      1.517      1.534      1.003      1.172     16.88     1.507      1.879      1.770      1.703      13.02    0.03

     ECUADOR     0.848      0.748      0.385      0.424     10.19     0.784      0.823      0.854      0.787       0.41    0.02

     IRAN       71.403      0.012      0.012      0.371   3009.64    33.660      0.013      0.012      0.371     -98.90    0.01


     _WTO     4335.746   4807.950   2773.867   2824.500      1.83  4687.681   4901.111   4917.185   4858.583       3.65   99.81

     _OECD    1057.736   1228.030    798.852    830.885      4.01  1173.497   1268.055   1273.921   1260.063       7.38   25.89

     _EU15     725.549    871.830    567.516    603.637      6.36   818.129    905.883    916.838    907.951      10.98   18.65

     _EC12     719.000    864.881    563.812    598.828      6.21   811.819    898.834    909.491    899.896      10.85   18.49

     _W HEMI   530.781    593.706    374.479    411.712      9.94   577.681    623.938    626.513    630.940       9.22   12.96

     _ASEAN    286.987    342.099    176.734    183.134      3.62   327.604    342.762    344.364    348.499       6.38    7.16

     _CBI       89.969    117.259     76.317     80.461      5.43   111.834    117.579    119.501    121.404       8.56    2.49

     _CAFTA     75.155     91.909     62.529     64.737      3.53    88.955     90.673     92.407     94.117       5.80    1.93

     _ANDEAN    45.844     63.103     37.466     36.527     -2.51    57.768     61.585     62.428     62.164       7.61    1.28

     _SUB-SAH   11.600     11.216      6.402      6.179     -3.48    11.026     11.601     10.799     10.993      -0.30    0.23