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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 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      97.729    146.265    118.319    159.751     35.02   136.721    185.212    187.671    187.697      37.28  100.00

     CHINA P    57.115     69.751     58.396     67.865     16.21    68.784     80.415     78.519     79.219      15.17   42.21

     ISRAEL      0.035     19.078     13.313     41.820    214.12    13.317     43.586     48.429     47.584     257.32   25.35

     INDIA      12.434     17.650     14.238     15.342      7.75    17.055     18.802     18.964     18.754       9.96    9.99

     ITALY       3.835      4.929      3.727      7.913    112.32     4.425      9.145      9.209      9.115     106.00    4.86

     PORTUGL     1.294      7.978      6.233      5.718     -8.26     6.435      7.582      7.394      7.463      15.98    3.98

     CANADA      3.304      3.389      2.963      3.151      6.34     3.613      3.477      3.557      3.577      -0.99    1.91

     CHINA T     0.926      2.305      2.013      2.472     22.83     2.227      2.577      2.605      2.765      24.15    1.47

     MEXICO      3.315      4.343      3.549      1.702    -52.06     3.980      3.120      2.799      2.496     -37.29    1.33

     GERMANY     1.165      2.122      1.898      1.153    -39.27     2.226      1.524      1.395      1.376     -38.17    0.73

     ESTONIA     0.362      0.047      0.047      1.212   2492.07     0.052      0.947      0.962      1.212    2212.21    0.65

     KOR REP     1.472      1.710      1.525      0.930    -39.04     1.783      1.163      1.136      1.115     -37.48    0.59

     PAKISTN     2.416      0.539      0.448      0.997    122.65     1.031      0.833      0.950      1.088       5.48    0.58

     VIETNAM     0.292      0.557      0.535      0.380    -28.93     0.592      0.490      0.393      0.402     -32.06    0.21


     _WTO       97.710    146.245    118.308    159.713     35.00   136.708    185.168    187.624    187.650      37.26   99.97

     _OECD      17.753     28.451     22.702     25.130     10.69    26.053     31.322     30.757     30.879      18.52   16.45

     _EU15      11.471     21.644     16.845     19.137     13.60    19.140     24.414     23.889     23.936      25.06   12.75

     _EC12      11.098     21.195     16.492     18.790     13.93    18.702     24.034     23.486     23.493      25.62   12.52

     _W HEMI     6.811      7.908      6.648      5.101    -23.27     7.760      6.868      6.631      6.361     -18.03    3.39

     _ASEAN      0.643      1.125      1.022      0.743    -27.33     1.128      1.092      0.886      0.846     -25.03    0.45