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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 870:  LUGGAGE, 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      68.238     87.406     61.297     54.268    -11.47    89.139     80.437     81.291     80.377      -9.83  100.00

     CHINA P    57.307     75.539     53.363     47.611    -10.78    76.645     70.064     70.814     69.787      -8.95   86.82

     INDIA       2.969      2.925      2.030      2.098      3.34     3.064      2.767      2.854      2.993      -2.30    3.72

     HG KONG     0.858      1.479      0.977      0.793    -18.89     1.407      1.445      1.258      1.294      -7.99    1.61

     CHINA T     0.634      0.949      0.671      0.446    -33.55     0.828      0.746      0.774      0.724     -12.53    0.90

     VIETNAM     0.833      1.192      1.057      0.431    -59.24     1.486      0.629      0.660      0.566     -61.92    0.70

     MEXICO      0.312      0.339      0.218      0.177    -18.74     0.319      0.348      0.341      0.298      -6.58    0.37

     PHIL R      0.142      0.299      0.178      0.160    -10.12     0.264      0.262      0.269      0.281       6.64    0.35


     _WTO       68.201     87.406     61.297     54.265    -11.47    89.101     80.436     81.288     80.373      -9.80  100.00

     _OECD       3.532      3.666      2.225      2.048     -7.96     3.888      3.250      3.398      3.489     -10.26    4.34

     _EU15       2.272      2.622      1.580      1.710      8.20     2.464      2.441      2.632      2.752      11.67    3.42

     _EC12       2.258      2.583      1.541      1.702     10.46     2.417      2.415      2.623      2.744      13.53    3.41

     _ASEAN      1.380      1.718      1.383      0.792    -42.76     2.071      1.148      1.179      1.127     -45.60    1.40

     _W HEMI     1.249      1.113      0.624      0.479    -23.29     1.082      1.046      1.028      0.967     -10.62    1.20