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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 835:  W/G COATS, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                         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      76.124     85.650     74.936     57.354    -23.46    89.906     68.376     68.224     68.069     -24.29  100.00

     CHINA P    51.176     54.370     47.970     34.735    -27.59    58.736     41.767     41.500     41.134     -29.97   60.43

     VIETNAM     4.401      5.690      4.901      4.025    -17.88     5.138      4.678      4.797      4.813      -6.33    7.07

     ITALY       4.780      4.784      3.666      3.452     -5.83     5.163      4.532      4.518      4.570     -11.50    6.71

     PHIL R      1.919      3.050      2.609      3.594     37.73     3.099      3.926      4.046      4.034      30.18    5.93

     INDNSIA     0.927      3.639      3.612      1.964    -45.63     3.631      1.985      1.980      1.990     -45.19    2.92

     INDIA       1.663      2.160      2.055      1.657    -19.36     2.091      1.740      1.742      1.762     -15.72    2.59

     THAILND     3.262      1.990      1.833      0.862    -52.99     1.960      1.020      1.020      1.019     -48.02    1.50

     SRI LKA     0.483      0.861      0.850      0.521    -38.70     0.879      0.533      0.533      0.532     -39.48    0.78

     BNGLDSH     0.421      0.764      0.613      0.252    -58.80     0.706      0.479      0.464      0.403     -42.91    0.59

     MEXICO      0.167      0.294      0.216      0.205     -5.06     0.243      0.275      0.282      0.284      16.55    0.42

     UKRAINE     0.000      0.967      0.967      0.088    -90.92     0.967      0.089      0.089      0.088     -90.89    0.13


     _WTO       76.115     85.631     74.919     57.314    -23.50    89.889     68.333     68.181     68.027     -24.32   99.94

     _ASEAN     10.509     14.491     13.066     10.537    -19.36    13.938     11.714     11.948     11.961     -14.18   17.57

     _OECD       9.037      8.875      7.053      7.166      1.60     9.445      8.795      8.818      8.987      -4.85   13.20

     _EU15       6.668      6.284      4.913      5.162      5.07     6.994      6.431      6.467      6.533      -6.58    9.60

     _EC12       6.653      6.227      4.860      5.137      5.72     6.934      6.410      6.447      6.505      -6.18    9.56

     _W HEMI     1.148      1.379      1.225      1.655     35.12     1.314      1.805      1.727      1.809      37.66    2.66