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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 742:  SILK 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      30.539     30.479     21.424     15.796    -26.27    30.500     26.756     26.120     24.852     -18.52  100.00

     CHINA P    22.394     18.692     12.862      8.462    -34.21    19.587     15.920     15.144     14.292     -27.03   57.51


     _WTO       30.537     30.476     21.421     15.789    -26.29    30.497     26.748     26.112     24.844     -18.54   99.97