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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 810:  WOVEN FAB, SILK BLD/N-COT VEG FIB
                                         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     103.822    128.217     86.032     88.813      3.23   123.398    131.140    130.267    130.998       6.16  100.00

     CHINA P    28.773     41.456     28.614     28.245     -1.29    38.994     41.019     40.678     41.086       5.37   31.36

     ITALY      17.222     20.362     14.016     13.503     -3.66    20.088     20.344     20.153     19.849      -1.19   15.15

     BELGIUM    16.817     18.732     12.776     13.255      3.74    19.033     19.669     19.173     19.210       0.93   14.66

     INDIA       9.209     13.522      8.699      9.376      7.78    12.373     14.104     14.275     14.198      14.75   10.84

     U KING      6.786      7.632      5.118      5.224      2.07     7.568      7.704      7.783      7.738       2.24    5.91

     FRANCE      2.979      3.677      2.594      2.634      1.56     3.677      3.712      3.709      3.718       1.11    2.84

     KOR REP     3.479      3.558      2.565      2.278    -11.21     3.449      3.168      3.197      3.271      -5.16    2.50

     BRAZIL      3.498      3.095      1.986      1.989      0.16     3.210      2.934      2.823      3.098      -3.46    2.37

     BELARUS     1.274      2.147      1.123      1.287     14.53     1.725      2.037      2.181      2.311      33.98    1.76

     SALVADR     0.364      0.423      0.138      0.552    301.21     0.278      0.799      0.810      0.838     201.40    0.64


     _WTO      102.539    126.053     84.908     87.521      3.08   121.671    129.084    128.066    128.666       5.75   98.22

     _OECD      53.546     61.175     41.473     41.334     -0.34    60.517     62.229     61.257     61.036       0.86   46.59

     _EU15      47.783     54.186     36.884     36.882     -0.01    54.143     55.411     54.531     54.183       0.07   41.36

     _EC12      47.244     53.546     36.489     36.440     -0.13    53.481     54.701     53.849     53.497       0.03   40.84

     _W HEMI     7.108      4.789      2.838      5.629     98.31     4.989      6.598      6.931      7.579      51.91    5.79

     _CBI        0.369      0.468      0.150      0.563    274.71     0.292      0.837      0.848      0.881     201.92    0.67

     _CAFTA      0.369      0.451      0.150      0.562    275.02     0.291      0.821      0.832      0.863     196.45    0.66