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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 758:  SILK NECKWEAR
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 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      2889874   2347527    2099769    1318566    -37.20   2418839    1724460    1612776    1566324     -35.24  100.00

     CHINA P    2701366   2148090    1939500    1169765    -39.69   2223323    1501829    1393869    1378355     -38.00   88.00

     ITALY       165195    172009     137095     125352     -8.57    168321     195861     190854     160266      -4.79   10.23


     _WTO       2889864   2347348    2099609    1318502    -37.20   2418679    1724337    1612646    1566241     -35.24   99.99

     _OECD       186616    197687     158772     147265     -7.25    193610     220591     217016     186180      -3.84   11.89

     _EU15       183155    195872     157343     145914     -7.26    191990     218756     215286     184443      -3.93   11.78

     _EC12       183048    195856     157327     145812     -7.32    191967     218660     215185     184341      -3.97   11.77