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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                         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     289.789    323.791    232.542    206.940    -11.01   316.151    311.014    306.608    298.189      -5.68  100.00

     CHINA P   197.834    214.773    156.265    133.229    -14.74   211.765    202.921    198.501    191.737      -9.46   64.30

     INDIA      14.586     18.304     12.987     12.780     -1.60    17.431     17.957     18.086     18.097       3.82    6.07


     _WTO      289.323    323.264    232.209    206.491    -11.08   315.720    310.450    306.030    297.546      -5.76   99.78

     _OECD      66.952     79.637     56.051     53.468     -4.61    76.950     78.591     78.551     77.053       0.13   25.84

     _EU15      47.430     58.620     39.831     39.859      0.07    55.294     59.480     59.566     58.648       6.07   19.67

     _EC12      47.410     58.603     39.820     39.849      0.07    55.273     59.467     59.551     58.632       6.08   19.66