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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 842:  SKIRTS, 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      38.616     35.238     31.678     27.506    -13.17    35.824     31.257     31.304     31.067     -13.28  100.00

     CHINA P    26.713     22.463     19.747     15.749    -20.24    23.081     18.483     18.488     18.466     -20.00   59.44

     INDIA       1.217      1.794      1.624      2.882     77.44     1.647      3.020      3.048      3.051      85.28    9.82

     BNGLDSH     0.017      0.060      0.059      1.765   2876.46     0.066      1.780      1.766      1.766    2579.68    5.68

     VIETNAM     1.046      1.349      1.331      1.510     13.44     1.352      1.772      1.783      1.528      13.06    4.92

     INDNSIA     3.389      3.721      3.642      1.403    -61.48     3.691      1.482      1.482      1.482     -59.86    4.77

     PHIL R      0.771      0.615      0.583      0.712     22.14     0.615      0.746      0.747      0.744      20.95    2.40

     SRI LKA     0.645      1.134      1.125      0.423    -62.40     1.175      0.591      0.450      0.432     -63.28    1.39

     CAMBOD      0.387      0.643      0.643      0.057    -91.13     0.643      0.057      0.057      0.057     -91.13    0.18


     _WTO       38.599     35.226     31.665     27.503    -13.15    35.811     31.253     31.301     31.063     -13.26   99.99

     _ASEAN      6.572      7.110      6.979      4.310    -38.24     7.083      4.643      4.698      4.441     -37.31   14.29