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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 800:  SILK BLENDS OR NON-CTN VEG FIB YRN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 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       553128    570984     430509     402214     -6.57    512847     590100     564368     542689       5.82  100.00

     CHINA P     258717    320230     245618     218901    -10.88    280690     325867     319999     293513       4.57   54.08

     MEXICO         209     61759      11151      16701     49.77     11151      78459      78459      67309     503.61   12.40

     BELGIUM      39140     29430      26496      44864     69.32     38825      47009      47376      47798      23.11    8.81

     HUNGARY      50048     39025      34404      39248     14.08     35230      38613      38668      43869      24.52    8.08

     ITALY        15281     17911      16233      28970     78.46     27602      29432      24412      30648      11.04    5.65

     ROMANIA      18953     20862      20862      18083    -13.32     22957      15566      16733      18083     -21.23    3.33

     FRANCE       22129     11125      11021       9103    -17.40     15043       4660       4660       9207     -38.80    1.70

     INDNSIA          0     19495      19495       1665    -91.46     19495          0       1665       1665     -91.46    0.31

     LITHUAN      41881     19134      19134          0   -100.00     29722      19134          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO        553128    570984     430509     402214     -6.57    512847     590100     564368     542689       5.82  100.00

     _OECD       159927    109789      97798     130650     33.59    129399     130756     126689     142641      10.23   26.28

     _EU15       102938     65810      58534      87826     50.04     88429      88365      83924      95102       7.55   17.52

     _EC12       101161     64782      57695      86407     49.77     87361      87094      82295      93494       7.02   17.23

     _W HEMI      27171     68101      17381      23239     33.70     18435      85005      85435      73959     301.19   13.63

     _ASEAN         545     19545      19545       1676    -91.42     19545         11       1676       1676     -91.42    0.31