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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 670:  MMF FLAT GOODS, HANDBAGS, LUGGAGE
                                         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    3067.457   3216.372   2241.474   2252.705      0.50  3316.990   3214.061   3227.418   3227.603      -2.69  100.00

     CHINA P  2685.063   2756.476   1923.412   1903.600     -1.03  2871.977   2733.505   2741.402   2736.665      -4.71   84.79

     VIETNAM   140.863    186.448    136.864    143.998      5.21   179.501    192.091    193.601    193.581       7.84    6.00

     ITALY      74.658     68.963     44.034     49.137     11.59    71.922     71.672     72.016     74.065       2.98    2.29

     THAILND    41.345     48.679     33.522     33.748      0.67    49.133     48.678     48.549     48.905      -0.46    1.52

     PHIL R     27.738     34.886     24.774     31.045     25.31    34.219     39.666     40.887     41.157      20.28    1.28

     INDNSIA    20.491     26.408     19.944     23.028     15.46    26.977     27.465     28.865     29.491       9.32    0.91

     CHINA T    16.486     24.261     14.539     18.159     24.90    19.571     27.390     27.015     27.881      42.46    0.86

     HG KONG    19.870     17.546     12.246     12.076     -1.39    18.250     18.441     17.942     17.376      -4.79    0.54

     MEXICO      7.009      8.202      5.238      5.505      5.09     8.009      8.491      8.481      8.468       5.74    0.26

     INDIA       3.087      5.461      2.809      4.125     46.86     4.049      6.449      6.523      6.777      67.36    0.21

     KOR REP     2.721      6.133      3.135      3.778     20.53     3.889      7.023      6.792      6.776      74.25    0.21

     PAKISTN     1.048      1.318      0.809      1.274     57.51     1.148      1.478      1.670      1.784      55.39    0.06

     LAOS        0.294      0.754      0.327      0.073    -77.61     0.621      0.533      0.532      0.500     -19.47    0.02


     _WTO     3067.143   3215.593   2241.132   2252.037      0.49  3316.348   3212.927   3226.281   3226.498      -2.71   99.97

     _ASEAN    231.722    298.363    216.058    233.815      8.22   291.506    310.430    314.721    316.120       8.44    9.79

     _OECD      93.923     94.409     59.236     66.084     11.56    92.645     97.598     98.422    101.257       9.30    3.14

     _EU15      86.335     81.673     51.497     57.714     12.07    82.305     84.175     84.962     87.891       6.79    2.72

     _EC12      86.163     81.547     51.442     57.460     11.70    82.163     83.960     84.633     87.565       6.57    2.71

     _W HEMI    14.945     17.683     12.053     10.948     -9.16    17.333     16.265     16.617     16.579      -4.35    0.51