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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 858:  NECKWEAR, 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      12.099     15.087      9.395      7.569    -19.43    13.797     14.103     13.505     13.261      -3.88  100.00

     CHINA P     5.196      6.801      4.501      4.241     -5.77     6.124      6.891      6.709      6.542       6.82   49.33

     ITALY       6.202      7.417      4.337      2.663    -38.60     6.836      6.277      5.835      5.743     -16.00   43.30


     _WTO       12.098     15.085      9.393      7.568    -19.43    13.795     14.101     13.503     13.260      -3.88   99.99

     _OECD       6.858      8.170      4.804      3.276    -31.81     7.558      7.144      6.716      6.642     -12.12   50.09

     _EU15       6.770      8.115      4.764      3.182    -33.20     7.469      7.087      6.642      6.534     -12.52   49.27

     _EC12       6.765      8.103      4.752      3.182    -33.04     7.455      7.076      6.641      6.533     -12.37   49.26