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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 859:  OTHER SILK / NON-COT. VEG APPAREL
                                         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     135.208    152.675    107.016    127.567     19.20   155.430    165.488    169.246    173.226      11.45  100.00

     CHINA P    89.507    101.086     72.669     81.530     12.19   106.446    104.607    107.391    109.947       3.29   63.47

     ITALY       9.600     10.966      6.866      8.246     20.10    10.733     12.500     12.507     12.346      15.02    7.13

     INDIA       7.735      8.144      5.619      6.106      8.67     6.982      8.295      7.760      8.631      23.62    4.98

     VIETNAM     4.706      3.726      2.571      6.038    134.82     3.957      6.244      6.954      7.193      81.77    4.15

     SPAIN       3.596      4.845      3.077      4.388     42.61     4.400      5.922      6.121      6.156      39.92    3.55

     FRANCE      2.402      3.078      2.029      2.836     39.75     2.819      3.660      3.859      3.884      37.80    2.24

     BNGLDSH     0.871      1.775      1.436      3.087    114.96     1.781      2.879      3.111      3.426      92.35    1.98

     MEXICO      2.578      2.890      2.057      2.156      4.83     3.133      2.894      2.984      2.990      -4.58    1.73

     CHINA T     1.086      1.187      0.674      1.215     80.36     1.188      1.614      1.720      1.728      45.47    1.00

     CANADA      1.077      1.336      0.807      0.948     17.47     1.181      1.532      1.540      1.477      25.01    0.85

     HG KONG     0.949      0.553      0.302      1.074    255.67     0.488      1.208      1.303      1.325     171.60    0.77

     HONDURA     0.502      0.364      0.117      0.959    716.87     0.139      0.883      1.045      1.206     769.35    0.70

     SRI LKA     0.543      0.636      0.304      0.819    169.98     0.411      1.085      1.157      1.152     180.33    0.67

     COLOMB      1.516      1.051      0.552      0.508     -7.91     0.980      1.174      1.144      1.007       2.73    0.58

     CAMBOD      0.319      0.691      0.482      0.743     54.33     0.571      0.861      0.865      0.952      66.92    0.55

     TURKEY      0.892      0.891      0.594      0.631      6.12     0.925      1.029      0.942      0.927       0.22    0.54

     U KING      0.530      0.806      0.539      0.527     -2.27     0.715      0.786      0.802      0.794      10.97    0.46

     INDNSIA     0.381      0.455      0.352      0.632     79.62     0.431      0.769      0.774      0.736      70.56    0.42

     KOR REP     0.734      0.849      0.584      0.327    -44.05     0.742      0.810      0.601      0.591     -20.35    0.34

     THAILND     0.692      1.045      0.906      0.423    -53.27     1.106      0.637      0.562      0.563     -49.14    0.32

     PHIL R      0.079      0.646      0.637      0.470    -26.29     0.671      0.464      0.473      0.479     -28.70    0.28

     DOM REP     0.389      0.405      0.238      0.304     27.97     0.384      0.470      0.466      0.472      22.82    0.27

     ALBANIA     0.379      0.289      0.197      0.289     46.88     0.339      0.303      0.337      0.381      12.34    0.22

     PAKISTN     0.223      0.264      0.132      0.200     52.01     0.266      0.343      0.332      0.332      24.91    0.19

     NEPAL       0.185      0.193      0.163      0.280     71.26     0.224      0.249      0.249      0.310      38.33    0.18

     GUATMAL     0.074      0.069      0.050      0.273    446.60     0.071      0.213      0.243      0.292     310.73    0.17

     SALVADR     0.150      0.255      0.135      0.127     -5.65     0.188      0.244      0.239      0.247      31.68    0.14

     BULGAR      0.066      0.111      0.051      0.026    -48.47     0.066      0.089      0.087      0.086      30.62    0.05


     _WTO      135.189    152.655    107.006    127.555     19.20   155.420    165.466    169.225    173.204      11.44   99.99

     _OECD      20.192     24.437     15.609     18.914     21.18    23.068     27.853     27.990     27.743      20.27   16.02

     _EU15      17.267     20.991     13.382     16.798     25.53    19.922     24.144     24.557     24.407      22.51   14.09

     _EC12      17.167     20.882     13.331     16.724     25.45    19.825     24.066     24.440     24.275      22.45   14.01

     _ASEAN      6.232      6.634      5.012      8.342     66.44     6.816      9.065      9.720      9.964      46.18    5.75

     _W HEMI     6.637      6.846      4.254      5.572     31.00     6.556      7.815      8.120      8.164      24.53    4.71

     _CBI        1.120      1.104      0.549      1.684    206.89     0.790      1.818      2.003      2.239     183.24    1.29

     _CAFTA      1.117      1.101      0.548      1.677    206.07     0.790      1.810      1.995      2.231     182.48    1.29

     _ANDEAN     1.648      1.167      0.616      0.642      4.29     1.112      1.325      1.333      1.193       7.31    0.69