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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 665:  MMF FLOOR COVERINGS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    115468475 119825145  101248598  110395185      9.03 118704622  128244359  128649770  128971732       8.65  100.00

     CHINA P   42070172  46441184   38550588   43443490     12.69  45825150   51550449   51483386   51334086      12.02   39.80

     EGYPT     22882109  20412486   17594765   19068385      8.38  20128216   21318351   21307162   21886106       8.73   16.97

     TURKEY    13036463  16667698   14267769   16262159     13.98  16423807   18696097   18669554   18662088      13.63   14.47

     CANADA    10150767  11472744    9628206   10576664      9.85  11306810   12466358   12411971   12421202       9.86    9.63

     BELGIUM    7506297   7452931    6558062    6023979     -8.14   7548092    7006235    7022164    6918848      -8.34    5.36

     INDIA      2090749   2238540    1776777    3738325    110.40   2045644    3552861    4059197    4200088     105.32    3.26

     KOR REP    2089485   2907228    2422500    2629067      8.53   2808277    2973606    2987329    3113795      10.88    2.41

     NETHLDS    3485598   3161287    2556705    2103047    -17.74   3057608    2713508    2866338    2707629     -11.45    2.10

     INDNSIA    2713309   2092466    1808181    1494545    -17.35   2240232    1728989    1719964    1778830     -20.60    1.38

     ITALY      1056289   1137088     989729    1054973      6.59   1157182    1191054    1177802    1202332       3.90    0.93

     MEXICO     1301581   1181869    1044343     656043    -37.18   1248732     879449     843055     793569     -36.45    0.62


     _WTO     115377148 119782761  101206214  110386960      9.07 118653901  128214875  128641645  128963507       8.69   99.99

     _OECD     38885991  44717504   37993715   40289149      6.04  44117996   46988797   47122150   47012938       6.56   36.45

     _W HEMI   12380096  12667619   10685189   11236783      5.16  12604866   13356055   13265233   13219213       4.87   10.25

     _EU15     13251391  13253632   11318499   10557047     -6.73  13158362   12515674   12727112   12492180      -5.06    9.69

     _EC12     13233402  13236395   11302482   10547054     -6.68  13136877   12502485   12715473   12480967      -4.99    9.68

     _ASEAN     4661177   3074508    2741030    1883134    -31.30   3337631    2359241    2292793    2216612     -33.59    1.72