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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  80:  SILK AND VEG. PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1592.802   1861.439   1620.522   1553.784     -4.12  1844.368   1798.709   1787.754   1794.701      -2.69  100.00

     CHINA P  1121.213   1273.593   1111.705    981.541    -11.71  1273.627   1157.346   1140.697   1143.430     -10.22   63.71

     ITALY      70.525     84.165     66.801     73.385      9.86    81.715     91.027     90.324     90.749      11.06    5.06

     INDIA      64.997     76.387     67.061     79.063     17.90    73.983     88.498     88.465     88.389      19.47    4.92

     VIETNAM    40.881     46.142     41.684     52.488     25.92    44.802     55.030     55.905     56.945      27.10    3.17

     BNGLDSH    28.147     46.262     43.419     51.853     19.42    46.567     55.149     55.111     54.696      17.46    3.05

     ISRAEL      0.376     19.345     13.510     42.143    211.95    13.552     43.957     48.787     47.978     254.02    2.67

     INDNSIA    39.978     58.935     56.004     43.469    -22.38    57.664     46.185     46.322     46.400     -19.54    2.59

     BELGIUM    19.571     21.937     18.333     19.644      7.15    21.771     22.901     23.217     23.248       6.79    1.30

     SRI LKA    15.718     18.412     17.009     20.624     21.25    17.575     22.577     22.401     22.027      25.33    1.23

     FRANCE     14.144     14.814     12.442     14.827     19.17    14.920     16.351     16.651     17.199      15.27    0.96

     MEXICO     15.353     15.515     12.588     13.693      8.78    14.432     16.731     16.286     16.620      15.16    0.93

     PHIL R      9.590     16.249     15.368     15.332     -0.24    16.748     16.643     16.557     16.212      -3.20    0.90

     CAMBOD     24.491     19.037     17.881     12.901    -27.85    20.236     12.276     12.690     14.058     -30.53    0.78

     U KING     12.756     13.316     10.757     11.459      6.52    13.116     13.811     13.770     14.017       6.87    0.78

     PORTUGL     3.623     11.534      9.472     10.331      9.07    10.063     12.361     12.311     12.393      23.16    0.69

     CHINA T     5.990      8.740      7.493      9.541     27.33     8.285     10.143     10.059     10.788      30.21    0.60

     HG KONG     5.735      6.559      5.411      6.393     18.15     6.101      7.589      7.514      7.541      23.61    0.42

     KOR REP     7.715      8.441      7.225      5.599    -22.51     8.410      6.864      6.728      6.815     -18.97    0.38

     GERMANY     3.779      4.723      4.023      3.232    -19.68     4.701      3.831      3.717      3.932     -16.37    0.22

     PAKISTN     3.540      2.305      1.857      2.474     33.23     2.623      2.833      2.788      2.922      11.39    0.16


     _WTO     1591.316   1858.694   1618.195   1551.708     -4.11  1841.700   1796.030   1785.018   1792.207      -2.69   99.86

     _OECD     164.471    196.941    160.325    172.528      7.61   191.763    206.921    206.818    209.144       9.06   11.65

     _EU15     134.088    161.330    130.252    143.420     10.11   156.777    172.138    172.008    174.498      11.30    9.72

     _EC12     132.624    159.708    128.938    142.019     10.15   155.190    170.595    170.467    172.789      11.34    9.63

     _ASEAN    127.915    154.363    143.601    134.536     -6.31   153.152    141.708    143.038    145.298      -5.13    8.10

     _W HEMI    35.496     37.533     30.746     33.629      9.38    35.642     40.102     40.179     40.417      13.40    2.25

     _CBI        3.795      5.206      4.158      5.156     24.00     4.691      5.960      6.203      6.204      32.26    0.35

     _CAFTA      3.407      4.838      3.865      4.895     26.65     4.302      5.559      5.803      5.868      36.39    0.33