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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                             Data in Kg., 11.10 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      9229867  15091489   12231688   17155087     40.25  13870225   19596565   20131942   20014888      44.30  100.00

     ISRAEL        3840   3642597    2649230    7130580    169.16   2649701    7590895    8335416    8123947     206.60   40.59

     CHINA P    6317528   6666775    5669429    5730973      1.09   6784398    7014609    6776053    6728319      -0.83   33.62

     PORTUGL     186007   1721860    1347569    1183476    -12.18   1352757    1584492    1541249    1557767      15.15    7.78

     INDIA       877932   1326593    1092502     979703    -10.32   1289760    1081925    1144851    1213794      -5.89    6.06

     ITALY       129569    123121      83157     822083    888.59     99567     829781     850091     862047     765.80    4.31

     CHINA T      92857    237032     205960     257554     25.05    225361     257392     267872     288626      28.07    1.44

     KOR REP     305187    312002     271961     144353    -46.92    332866     193933     192346     184394     -44.60    0.92

     GERMANY      74495    153695     138906     146100      5.18    165398     169547     164887     160889      -2.73    0.80

     PAKISTN     338796     58307      45881     125196    172.87    132940     100670     119752     137622       3.52    0.69

     ESTONIA      41998      5057       5057     118141   2236.19      5781      91196      92304     118141    1943.61    0.59

     MEXICO      301141    143482     118175      68830    -41.76    141431     112850     104907      94137     -33.44    0.47

     CANADA       75708     93418      70091      51696    -26.24     79674      79509      77879      75023      -5.84    0.37

     VIETNAM      24294     97528      96630      68386    -29.23     97492     101394      67441      69284     -28.93    0.35


     _WTO       9228383  15090557   12231077   17153392     40.24  13869583   19594897   20130074   20012872      44.29   99.99

     _OECD       974191   2651356    2121363    2512294     18.43   2269034    3055338    3021946    3042287      34.08   15.20

     _EU15       514752   2182687    1729315    2243124     29.71   1799390    2699464    2672743    2696496      49.86   13.47

     _EC12       508014   2175047    1722733    2236363     29.81   1792017    2692339    2664552    2688677      50.04   13.43

     _W HEMI     386249    241858     191418     150863    -21.19    228796     222821     213838     201303     -12.02    1.01

     _ASEAN       45220    143135     137944      88760    -35.66    141855     130521      91983      93951     -33.77    0.47