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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 871:  HANDBAGS / FLATGOODS, SILK / VEG
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      1931429   1957304    1642839    1780446      8.38   1930142    2016179    2076561    2094911       8.54  100.00

     CHINA P    1623978   1631597    1365537    1404005      2.82   1601946    1614290    1665154    1670065       4.25   79.72

     INDIA       167842    170395     144477     241223     66.96    160707     243267     250800     267141      66.23   12.75

     INDNSIA       2888      6710       6414      31867    396.84      7230      34409      33535      32163     344.85    1.54

     NEPAL        23996     24431      20392      27931     36.97     24246      31964      30604      31970      31.86    1.53

     HG KONG      23943     36443      36091       8752    -75.75     38072       8135       8263       9104     -76.09    0.43


     _WTO       1931264   1957087    1642712    1780446      8.38   1930015    2016089    2076471    2094821       8.54  100.00

     _ASEAN       28833     18648      13925      46397    233.19     28785      54501      52967      51120      77.59    2.44

     _OECD        35940     44275      37526      29004    -22.71     42741      33374      38691      35753     -16.35    1.71

     _EU15        29203     31126      25343      25951      2.40     29090      24393      29899      31734       9.09    1.51

     _EC12        29039     30388      24608      25887      5.20     28301      23739      29812      31667      11.89    1.51