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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     282.617    301.306    249.350    258.798      3.79   293.805    310.646    308.348    310.754       5.77  100.00

     CHINA P   171.499    192.266    157.303    172.149      9.44   183.280    207.670    205.411    207.113      13.00   66.65

     KOR REP    17.547     15.410     12.767     14.271     11.78    14.844     15.853     16.417     16.915      13.95    5.44

     CHINA T    16.093     15.175     12.736     12.515     -1.74    15.165     13.579     14.306     14.953      -1.40    4.81

     ITALY      12.485     15.215     12.741     11.834     -7.12    15.271     14.209     14.273     14.308      -6.31    4.60

     INDIA      11.533     11.940      9.793      8.987     -8.23    11.768     11.404     11.085     11.134      -5.39    3.58

     CANADA      5.061      5.481      4.711      5.850     24.17     5.566      6.718      6.721      6.619      18.92    2.13

     MEXICO      8.728      6.508      5.530      4.919    -11.06     6.863      5.849      5.718      5.897     -14.07    1.90

     TURKEY      4.883      4.982      4.067      3.689     -9.29     4.991      4.614      4.575      4.604      -7.75    1.48

     MALTA       5.809      5.194      4.819      3.876    -19.57     5.869      4.748      4.526      4.251     -27.57    1.37

     FRANCE      6.895      4.135      3.757      2.953    -21.40     5.252      3.378      3.314      3.331     -36.57    1.07

     ARGENT      2.693      3.658      2.916      2.133    -26.85     3.332      3.086      2.903      2.875     -13.73    0.93

     PAKISTN     1.534      1.569      1.395      0.668    -52.10     1.777      1.036      0.934      0.842     -52.60    0.27


     _WTO      282.580    301.183    249.227    258.797      3.84   293.682    310.564    308.266    310.753       5.81  100.00

     _OECD      61.382     61.560     51.789     51.936      0.28    62.169     61.217     61.435     61.706      -0.74   19.86

     _EU15      32.733     34.005     28.671     27.211     -5.09    34.990     32.848     32.557     32.546      -6.98   10.47

     _EC12      32.618     33.870     28.560     27.113     -5.06    34.872     32.721     32.433     32.424      -7.02   10.43

     _W HEMI    17.801     16.819     14.188     13.525     -4.67    17.134     16.430     16.138     16.156      -5.71    5.20