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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 464:  WOOL BLANKETS
                                             Data in Kg.,  2.40 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2012
   Country      2010       2011       9/2011     9/2012  % Change    9/2011     7/2012     8/2012     9/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD      1301774   1104980     758715     920752     21.36   1105090    1228312    1268322    1267017      14.65  100.00

     INDIA       815513    728332     520830     629585     20.88    730946     791137     814580     837087      14.52   66.07

     CHINA P     138985    180453     101881      82132    -19.38    151693     176927     177961     160704       5.94   12.68

     U KING       24276     22916      18739      35975     91.98     21405      45358      46267      40152      87.58    3.17

     ITALY       139047     45889      37118      29297    -21.07     45294      35072      35265      38068     -15.95    3.00

     PERU         39361     27139      15767      21416     35.83     42846      32095      33992      32788     -23.47    2.59


     _WTO       1301769   1104980     758715     914452     20.53   1105090    1222012    1262022    1260717      14.08   99.50

     _OECD       219899     94032      75132     110491     47.06     95889     126601     131389     129391      34.94   10.21

     _EU15       189895     77039      61525      87939     42.93     77032     102175     106817     103453      34.30    8.17

     _EC12       189240     76754      61336      85550     39.48     76789      99685     104344     100968      31.49    7.97

     _W HEMI      87907     78734      44799      41480     -7.41     85343      82875      82083      75415     -11.63    5.95

     _ANDEAN      42786     33214      20636      24406     18.27     48650      38234      38190      36984     -23.98    2.92