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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 836:  DRESSES, 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      75.601     71.909     63.082     53.620    -15.00    76.502     62.268     62.226     62.447     -18.37  100.00

     CHINA P    53.648     45.054     39.728     33.267    -16.26    49.910     38.844     38.627     38.593     -22.67   61.80

     ITALY       4.258      4.722      3.505      3.278     -6.48     4.622      4.531      4.623      4.495      -2.75    7.20

     INDIA       5.097      4.227      3.799      3.354    -11.71     4.041      3.725      3.778      3.782      -6.42    6.06

     INDNSIA     1.161      2.950      2.938      1.624    -44.73     3.044      1.647      1.645      1.636     -46.26    2.62

     VIETNAM     4.708      2.961      2.899      1.492    -48.53     3.138      1.675      1.522      1.554     -50.47    2.49

     SRI LKA     0.019      0.573      0.573      1.425    148.73     0.573      1.426      1.426      1.426     148.80    2.28

     PHIL R      0.024      1.073      1.073      1.198     11.73     1.076      1.200      1.199      1.199      11.44    1.92

     LITHUAN     0.341      0.433      0.361      0.600     66.41     0.428      0.654      0.640      0.672      57.20    1.08

     BNGLDSH     0.107      0.118      0.084      0.619    635.22     0.085      0.303      0.356      0.653     670.78    1.05

     THAILND     0.025      1.211      1.205      0.494    -59.03     1.211      0.488      0.499      0.500     -58.69    0.80

     SALVADR     0.032      0.219      0.133      0.242     82.75     0.136      0.343      0.335      0.329     142.45    0.53

     GUATMAL     0.251      0.152      0.152      0.123    -18.99     0.152      0.101      0.116      0.123     -18.99    0.20

     CAMBOD      0.000      1.473      1.458      0.078    -94.67     1.458      0.093      0.093      0.093     -93.63    0.15


     _WTO       75.553     71.556     62.757     53.504    -14.74    76.167     62.108     62.066     62.303     -18.20   99.77

     _OECD       8.155      9.265      7.062      7.240      2.52     9.314      9.399      9.563      9.443       1.38   15.12

     _EU15       6.985      7.447      5.591      5.847      4.59     7.552      7.707      7.837      7.704       2.01   12.34

     _EC12       6.982      7.443      5.587      5.830      4.35     7.547      7.694      7.824      7.686       1.84   12.31

     _ASEAN      5.925      9.670      9.573      4.904    -48.77     9.928      5.122      4.976      5.001     -49.62    8.01

     _W HEMI     1.289      1.440      1.054      1.345     27.59     1.354      1.627      1.702      1.731      27.91    2.77

     _CBI        0.312      0.425      0.318      0.400     25.70     0.344      0.494      0.503      0.507      47.55    0.81

     _CAFTA      0.302      0.392      0.286      0.396     38.41     0.306      0.490      0.498      0.502      64.27    0.80