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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  81:  SILK AND VEG. APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1286.040   1455.164   1139.365   1037.892     -8.91  1449.061   1367.734   1360.435   1353.691      -6.58  100.00

     CHINA P   954.673   1055.403    813.414    692.873    -14.82  1063.740    958.818    946.650    934.862     -12.12   69.06

     BNGLDSH    27.863     46.118     38.693     47.628     23.09    42.750     48.855     52.030     55.053      28.78    4.07

     VIETNAM    39.344     43.876     37.519     46.906     25.02    42.293     51.489     53.046     53.263      25.94    3.93

     INDIA      38.857     40.694     34.983     44.618     27.54    38.023     49.973     49.390     50.329      32.37    3.72

     INDNSIA    39.843     58.542     53.323     39.763    -25.43    56.196     43.906     44.187     44.982     -19.96    3.32

     SRI LKA    15.673     18.332     15.763     19.842     25.88    16.717     22.688     22.643     22.411      34.06    1.66

     PHIL R      8.882     15.420     13.984     14.358      2.68    15.542     15.602     15.776     15.795       1.63    1.17

     CAMBOD     24.465     19.022     17.559     10.795    -38.52    21.907     12.242     12.086     12.257     -44.05    0.91

     MEXICO      9.242     10.438      7.040      6.915     -1.78     9.716     10.636     10.510     10.313       6.15    0.76

     CHINA T     3.981      5.084      3.853      5.264     36.62     4.819      6.346      6.581      6.495      34.80    0.48

     HG KONG     4.023      3.812      2.307      4.084     76.99     3.152      5.267      5.506      5.589      77.32    0.41


     _WTO     1285.904   1454.613   1138.884   1037.663     -8.89  1448.561   1367.416   1360.120   1353.392      -6.57   99.98

     _ASEAN    122.733    147.798    132.333    119.705     -9.54   146.628    131.900    133.857    135.169      -7.82    9.99

     _OECD      81.193     96.187     67.652     72.195      6.72    93.199    100.804    100.891    100.731       8.08    7.44

     _EU15      65.590     76.992     53.156     58.069      9.24    73.877     82.252     82.373     81.905      10.87    6.05

     _EC12      65.238     76.620     52.898     57.842      9.35    73.513     81.940     82.057     81.565      10.95    6.03

     _W HEMI    19.959     23.094     15.976     16.904      5.81    21.439     24.017     24.065     24.022      12.05    1.77

     _CBI        2.810      4.566      3.290      3.610      9.75     3.970      4.435      4.662      4.887      23.10    0.36

     _CAFTA      2.442      4.238      3.100      3.378      8.97     3.631      4.108      4.294      4.516      24.38    0.33