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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 442:  WOOL SKIRTS
                                         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      49.356     55.204     34.331     32.964     -3.98    52.237     54.765     54.916     53.837       3.06  100.00

     CHINA P    19.932     23.687     14.218     12.963     -8.83    21.842     23.610     23.851     22.432       2.70   41.67

     ITALY       5.840      7.240      5.694      4.657    -18.22     7.081      6.983      6.735      6.203     -12.40   11.52

     SRI LKA     2.391      3.398      1.566      3.088     97.19     2.343      3.851      4.744      4.920     109.99    9.14

     PHIL R      3.117      3.232      2.013      2.284     13.46     3.012      3.243      3.154      3.503      16.31    6.51

     VIETNAM     3.471      1.285      0.985      1.320     34.09     2.382      1.293      1.292      1.621     -31.95    3.01

     THAILND     1.498      1.727      0.875      0.590    -32.59     1.354      1.707      1.369      1.442       6.49    2.68

     INDIA       0.966      1.133      0.269      0.466     73.53     0.887      1.116      1.182      1.331      49.99    2.47

     INDNSIA     1.365      1.108      0.696      0.134    -80.70     2.015      0.634      0.613      0.546     -72.92    1.01


     _WTO       49.343     55.147     34.280     32.951     -3.88    52.185     54.731     54.886     53.818       3.13   99.96

     _OECD      11.678     13.143      9.858      7.448    -24.45    12.956     12.787     11.860     10.733     -17.16   19.94

     _EU15       8.573     10.501      7.783      6.422    -17.49     9.956     10.442      9.924      9.140      -8.20   16.98

     _EC12       8.523     10.480      7.771      6.414    -17.46     9.927     10.422      9.904      9.123      -8.10   16.95

     _ASEAN     10.222      7.483      4.611      4.336     -5.97     9.122      7.000      6.554      7.208     -20.98   13.39

     _W HEMI     1.657      1.968      1.335      1.548     15.98     1.837      2.082      2.058      2.182      18.79    4.05