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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 464:  WOOL BLANKETS
                                             Data in Kg.,  2.40 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 10/2012
   Country      2010       2011      10/2011    10/2012  % Change   10/2011     8/2012     9/2012    10/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD      1301774   1104980     870680    1025516     17.78   1089677    1268322    1267017    1259816      15.61  100.00

     INDIA       815513    728332     575182     686112     19.29    706132     814580     837087     839262      18.85   66.62

     CHINA P     138985    180453     138094     115195    -16.58    156829     177961     160704     157554       0.46   12.51

     U KING       24276     22916      21196      36902     74.10     22319      46267      40152      38622      73.05    3.07

     ITALY       139047     45889      41657      32775    -21.32     48203      35265      38068      37007     -23.23    2.94

     PERU         39361     27139      20167      24878     23.36     44532      33992      32788      31850     -28.48    2.53

     URUGUAY      29658     36841      26268       4942    -81.19     35785      24902      18877      15515     -56.64    1.23


     _WTO       1301769   1104980     870680    1019216     17.06   1089677    1262022    1260717    1253516      15.04   99.50

     _OECD       219899     94032      83938     116809     39.16     98022     131389     129391     126903      29.46   10.07

     _EU15       189895     77039      69379      93858     35.28     81135     106817     103453     101518      25.12    8.06

     _EC12       189240     76754      69179      91469     32.22     80917     104344     100968      99044      22.40    7.86

     _W HEMI      87907     78734      55882      48597    -13.04     92853      82083      75415      71449     -23.05    5.67

     _ANDEAN      42786     33214      25527      28387     11.20     50605      38190      36984      36074     -28.71    2.86