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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 810:  WOVEN FAB, SILK BLD/N-COT VEG FIB
                                             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     34733738  38753781   33415792   29233984    -12.51  42134321   34457171   34982484   34571973     -17.95  100.00

     CHINA P   20298459  25241583   22094417   17342772    -21.51  26332790   20235477   20813199   20489938     -22.19   59.27

     ITALY      2170339   1302240     850714    2808656    230.15   1911683    3266747    3247771    3260182      70.54    9.43

     BELGIUM    1821866   3296526    2999185    1522504    -49.24   3331631    1867326    1859228    1819845     -45.38    5.26

     FRANCE      850842    162839     138254    1665160   1104.42    185989    1669517    1688147    1689745     808.52    4.89

     INDIA      1109395   1286476    1088920    1102809      1.28   1289499    1276162    1293574    1300365       0.84    3.76

     BELARUS     779072   1293474    1066701    1028243     -3.61   1208576    1357210    1375626    1255016       3.84    3.63

     U KING     3903981   2569581    2218954     514407    -76.82   4279759     843429     849201     865034     -79.79    2.50

     KOR REP    1058123    942010     838368     677330    -19.21    969313     783403     788888     780972     -19.43    2.26

     SALVADR     256638    332431     212477     505395    137.86    275317     664472     644050     625349     127.14    1.81

     BRAZIL      629662    529462     447172     473708      5.93    540745     523115     534252     555998       2.82    1.61


     _WTO      33953841  37457173   32345957   28205230    -12.80  40922358   33096963   33603672   33316446     -18.59   96.37

     _OECD     10791062   9243934    7802228    7982083      2.31  11674188    9504287    9475471    9423789     -19.28   27.26

     _EU15      9354113   7764253    6537225    6857781      4.90  10210726    8110406    8049419    8084809     -20.82   23.39

     _EC12      9322669   7730772    6509405    6824441      4.84  10176403    8071171    8010141    8045808     -20.94   23.27

     _W HEMI    1106757    957897     736450    1171064     59.01    902769    1391081    1385687    1392511      54.25    4.03

     _CBI        257094    337276     216866     506264    133.45    279747     668407     648050     626674     124.01    1.81

     _CAFTA      257094    334072     213742     506233    136.84    276623     665621     645264     626563     126.50    1.81