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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL 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     220.407    301.452    249.505    293.153     17.49   291.235    339.516    346.667    345.100      18.50  100.00

     CHINA P   164.607    186.820    159.025    148.895     -6.37   189.152    178.535    177.443    176.691      -6.59   51.20

     ISRAEL      0.046     40.455     29.423     79.150    169.01    29.428     84.265     92.530     90.182     206.45   26.13

     PORTUGL     2.068     19.129     14.973     13.143    -12.22    15.031     17.597     17.115     17.299      15.09    5.01

     INDIA      13.163     18.039     15.006     14.071     -6.23    17.812     15.614     16.253     17.104      -3.97    4.96

     ITALY       3.853      2.975      2.026     12.295    506.79     3.393     12.851     13.036     13.243     290.34    3.84

     CHINA T     1.333      3.041      2.651      3.174     19.74     2.909      3.213      3.322      3.564      22.53    1.03

     KOR REP     4.577      4.508      3.939      2.353    -40.26     4.789      3.029      3.017      2.922     -38.97    0.85

     BELGIUM     2.670      4.088      3.658      2.347    -35.85     4.168      2.829      2.825      2.776     -33.40    0.80

     FRANCE      1.340      0.500      0.423      2.038    381.83     0.567      2.041      2.055      2.115     273.19    0.61

     GERMANY     1.053      1.814      1.619      1.729      6.80     1.933      2.014      1.962      1.924      -0.47    0.56

     MEXICO      3.629      2.289      1.540      1.159    -24.72     1.830      2.210      2.121      1.908       4.26    0.55

     PAKISTN     4.163      1.016      0.859      1.522     77.16     1.851      1.311      1.480      1.679      -9.32    0.49

     U KING      4.345      3.006      2.555      0.716    -71.96     4.706      1.150      1.146      1.167     -75.20    0.34

     VIETNAM     0.969      1.958      1.858      0.906    -51.26     1.874      1.384      0.993      1.005     -46.37    0.29


     _WTO      219.547    300.140    248.424    292.106     17.58   290.011    338.136    345.267    343.822      18.55   99.63

     _OECD      23.585     40.121     32.603     37.405     14.73    38.515     45.046     44.633     44.924      16.64   13.02

     _EU15      16.314     32.819     26.439     32.804     24.07    31.211     39.132     38.763     39.183      25.54   11.35

     _EC12      16.171     32.681     26.320     32.658     24.08    31.067     38.979     38.595     39.018      25.59   11.31

     _W HEMI     6.062      4.523      3.263      3.219     -1.35     3.937      4.850      4.732      4.479      13.75    1.30

     _ASEAN      1.734      2.984      2.785      1.478    -46.92     2.940      2.123      1.679      1.678     -42.94    0.49