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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                         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      97.729    146.265     88.902    127.849     43.81   125.378    178.174    183.178    185.212      47.72  100.00

     CHINA P    57.115     69.751     44.069     54.733     24.20    64.849     78.773     80.381     80.415      24.00   43.42

     ISRAEL      0.035     19.078      7.626     32.134    321.40     7.639     37.612     39.935     43.586     470.58   23.53

     INDIA      12.434     17.650     10.514     11.666     10.96    15.520     17.928     18.726     18.802      21.15   10.15

     ITALY       3.835      4.929      2.950      7.167    142.92     4.438      8.976      9.566      9.145     106.08    4.94

     PORTUGL     1.294      7.978      5.904      5.508     -6.71     6.190      7.572      7.869      7.582      22.49    4.09

     CANADA      3.304      3.389      2.398      2.486      3.65     3.829      3.297      3.398      3.477      -9.20    1.88

     MEXICO      3.315      4.343      2.786      1.563    -43.90     3.791      4.007      3.742      3.120     -17.70    1.68

     CHINA T     0.926      2.305      1.634      1.906     16.65     2.019      2.310      2.486      2.577      27.63    1.39

     GERMANY     1.165      2.122      1.696      1.098    -35.28     2.261      2.089      1.807      1.524     -32.62    0.82

     KOR REP     1.472      1.710      1.370      0.823    -39.93     1.815      1.439      1.240      1.163     -35.93    0.63

     ESTONIA     0.362      0.047      0.001      0.901  71312.20     0.039      0.858      0.947      0.947    2324.96    0.51

     PAKISTN     2.416      0.539      0.387      0.682     76.10     1.540      0.694      0.684      0.833     -45.88    0.45

     VIETNAM     0.292      0.557      0.381      0.313    -17.64     0.501      0.625      0.531      0.490      -2.29    0.26


     _WTO       97.710    146.245     88.892    127.816     43.79   125.365    178.140    183.134    185.168      47.70   99.98

     _OECD      17.753     28.451     19.029     21.900     15.09    25.891     31.955     32.477     31.322      20.98   16.91

     _EU15      11.471     21.644     14.297     17.067     19.38    18.689     25.036     25.575     24.414      30.64   13.18

     _EC12      11.098     21.195     13.987     16.826     20.30    18.216     24.657     25.195     24.034      31.94   12.98

     _W HEMI     6.811      7.908      5.299      4.259    -19.62     7.792      7.596      7.430      6.868     -11.86    3.71

     _ASEAN      0.643      1.125      0.653      0.619     -5.09     0.916      1.260      1.145      1.092      19.12    0.59