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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 465:  WOOL FLOOR COVERINGS
                                         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     616.828    632.523    404.356    436.018      7.83   636.014    656.358    664.590    664.185       4.43  100.00

     INDIA     250.179    301.843    192.288    201.838      4.97   281.984    307.320    310.553    311.393      10.43   46.88

     CHINA P    87.739     93.299     60.630     67.625     11.54    91.499    101.070    101.723    100.294       9.61   15.10

     PAKISTN    51.211     54.267     36.069     43.887     21.68    54.088     58.926     60.924     62.086      14.79    9.35

     TURKEY     22.487     29.042     17.139     18.630      8.70    27.156     30.168     31.413     30.532      12.43    4.60

     NEPAL      18.627     25.960     15.752     18.921     20.12    22.511     28.468     28.322     29.130      29.40    4.39

     IRELAND     6.334     12.113      5.878      8.416     43.18     8.631     13.761     14.050     14.651      69.75    2.21

     PORTUGL     8.500     10.580      6.723      7.346      9.27    10.581     10.774     11.081     11.204       5.88    1.69

     THAILND    15.070     13.624     10.560      7.758    -26.53    16.121     11.893     11.400     10.822     -32.87    1.63

     SPAIN       6.704      8.169      5.231      7.270     38.98     7.668      9.721      9.475     10.208      33.12    1.54

     U KING     11.016     12.187      7.992      5.801    -27.41    12.650     11.402     11.407      9.996     -20.98    1.50

     NETHLDS     5.877      8.730      6.310      7.207     14.21     8.376      9.268     10.219      9.627      14.94    1.45

     BELGIUM     8.243      6.985      4.430      5.787     30.63     7.366      8.096      8.239      8.343      13.26    1.26

     EGYPT       5.263      5.082      2.293      3.884     69.39     3.965      6.073      6.429      6.673      68.28    1.00

     AUSTRAL     7.283      7.949      5.097      3.392    -33.44     7.484      7.539      6.724      6.245     -16.55    0.94

     GERMANY     5.620      2.995      1.661      3.165     90.52     2.847      4.429      4.618      4.499      58.02    0.68

     POLAND      2.513      2.392      1.225      2.687    119.43     2.051      3.204      3.472      3.854      87.92    0.58

     SWITZLD     3.396      4.520      2.989      2.307    -22.82     4.283      3.955      3.803      3.838     -10.40    0.58

     ITALY       3.447      3.978      2.744      2.569     -6.38     3.763      3.651      3.711      3.802       1.05    0.57

     GREECE      4.946      4.181      2.992      1.962    -34.43     4.006      3.363      3.371      3.151     -21.35    0.47

     FRANCE      1.883      2.605      1.642      1.445    -11.95     2.450      2.711      2.757      2.409      -1.65    0.36

     DENMARK     1.342      1.614      1.118      0.921    -17.58     1.565      1.385      1.451      1.417      -9.44    0.21

     IRAN       71.403      0.012      0.012      0.371   3009.64    33.660      0.013      0.012      0.371     -98.90    0.06


     _WTO      543.129    628.905    401.462    433.863      8.07   598.563    653.770    662.066    661.306      10.48   99.57

     _OECD     103.468    123.936     76.991     82.856      7.62   116.385    129.212    131.784    129.801      11.53   19.54

     _EU15      65.890     76.652     48.118     54.046     12.32    72.223     81.707     83.672     82.581      14.34   12.43

     _EC12      63.917     74.139     46.724     51.894     11.07    69.905     78.564     80.381     79.309      13.45   11.94

     _ASEAN     16.512     15.031     11.410      8.595    -24.68    17.602     13.325     12.774     12.215     -30.60    1.84

     _W HEMI     4.227      4.598      3.119      3.228      3.49     4.749      4.746      4.751      4.707      -0.88    0.71

     _SUB-SAH    2.837      1.975      1.190      1.040    -12.59     3.135      1.753      1.765      1.825     -41.78    0.27