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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     531.721    624.136    532.320    562.325      5.64   618.393    646.096    651.469    654.141       5.78  100.00

     CHINA P   414.789    437.819    377.328    350.859     -7.01   445.668    412.522    409.281    411.350      -7.70   62.88

     ISRAEL      0.081     40.478     29.443     79.187    168.95    29.450     84.300     92.565     90.223     206.36   13.79

     INDIA      20.198     23.901     20.487     20.776      1.41    23.541     22.674     23.363     24.190       2.76    3.70

     PORTUGL     2.238     19.341     15.164     13.569    -10.52    15.244     18.002     17.546     17.746      16.42    2.71

     VIETNAM    13.825     16.671     14.637     15.144      3.46    16.157     16.756     16.735     17.177       6.31    2.63

     BNGLDSH    10.234     13.776     12.686     14.352     13.13    13.892     15.449     15.488     15.442      11.16    2.36

     ITALY       5.205      4.528      3.278     13.609    315.10     4.912     14.499     14.630     14.858     202.49    2.27

     INDNSIA     7.544     11.242     10.793      7.647    -29.15    11.103      8.188      8.163      8.097     -27.08    1.24

     CHINA T     2.306      4.115      3.552      4.886     37.56     3.942      4.886      4.998      5.449      38.21    0.83

     MEXICO      6.338      5.014      3.837      3.539     -7.76     4.539      5.032      4.875      4.716       3.90    0.72

     CAMBOD      6.739      5.589      5.137      3.705    -27.87     5.897      3.590      3.749      4.157     -29.50    0.64

     KOR REP     5.372      5.492      4.796      2.929    -38.92     5.745      3.656      3.604      3.626     -36.89    0.55

     SRI LKA     2.567      3.015      2.760      2.812      1.88     2.901      3.172      3.116      3.067       5.71    0.47

     PAKISTN     4.695      2.158      1.578      2.313     46.59     2.677      2.467      2.682      2.893       8.07    0.44

     BELGIUM     2.715      4.145      3.711      2.372    -36.08     4.227      2.877      2.866      2.806     -33.62    0.43

     FRANCE      1.651      0.810      0.698      2.417    246.15     0.872      2.399      2.467      2.529     190.11    0.39

     PHIL R      1.347      2.406      2.240      2.243      0.14     2.428      2.457      2.423      2.409      -0.78    0.37

     HG KONG     2.150      1.884      1.591      2.036     27.98     1.849      2.388      2.307      2.329      25.96    0.36

     GERMANY     1.113      1.909      1.700      1.794      5.55     2.024      2.088      2.033      2.003      -1.03    0.31

     U KING      4.497      3.210      2.727      0.891    -67.32     4.899      1.335      1.340      1.374     -71.96    0.21


     _WTO      530.848    622.802    531.221    561.255      5.65   617.151    644.692    650.040    652.837       5.78   99.80

     _OECD      27.652     44.739     36.518     41.638     14.02    43.050     49.698     49.320     49.858      15.82    7.62

     _EU15      18.632     35.499     28.672     35.550     23.99    33.823     42.174     41.848     42.378      25.29    6.48

     _EC12      18.454     35.327     28.525     35.381     24.03    33.647     41.992     41.651     42.183      25.37    6.45

     _ASEAN     30.985     37.693     34.415     29.805    -13.40    37.329     32.228     32.284     33.082     -11.38    5.06

     _W HEMI    10.810     10.057      7.805      8.330      6.72     9.150     10.716     10.705     10.581      15.65    1.62

     _CBI        1.643      2.336      1.808      2.855     57.93     2.050      3.179      3.318      3.383      65.01    0.52

     _CAFTA      1.606      2.299      1.779      2.821     58.54     2.015      3.134      3.274      3.340      65.75    0.51