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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 465:  WOOL FLOOR COVERINGS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     21328505  20813330   15423772   15791995      2.39  21290414   21151615   21581579   21181553      -0.51  100.00

     INDIA     11068164  12132634    8990767    8494524     -5.52  12302854   11929960   11928330   11636391      -5.42   54.94

     CHINA P    3784213   3305479    2474131    2737993     10.66   3462205    3617257    3557086    3569341       3.09   16.85

     PAKISTN     522294    514476     377545    1007684    166.90    510372     567181    1098366    1144615     124.27    5.40

     IRELAND     200795    410145     237247     302363     27.45    303947     449775     465913     475261      56.36    2.24

     NETHLDS     291814    333412     255074     375267     47.12    344698     441366     434844     453605      31.59    2.14

     TURKEY      491794    425633     329268     305768     -7.14    515809     486206     489269     402133     -22.04    1.90

     PORTUGL     366630    416081     294854     256793    -12.91    431358     387064     386729     378020     -12.37    1.78

     BELGIUM     408663    335285     239229     249105      4.13    343224     351215     350335     345161       0.56    1.63

     AUSTRAL     401363    421138     313534     193604    -38.25    434522     346843     323150     301208     -30.68    1.42

     THAILND     426796    424179     338484     212544    -37.21    451169     343627     324548     298239     -33.90    1.41

     U KING      391837    355471     266931     180723    -32.30    401843     288128     263232     269263     -32.99    1.27

     SPAIN       177934    205467     142976     199492     39.53    191050     250858     262053     261983      37.13    1.24

     GERMANY      99513     76043      61007     222073    264.01     72774     254197     251663     237109     225.82    1.12

     GREECE      354667    292336     220428     149831    -32.03    270873     252049     236930     221739     -18.14    1.05

     NEPAL       165213    188476     135860     147584      8.63    179205     203376     207326     200200      11.72    0.95

     EGYPT       205968    147918      95185     140308     47.41    136247     179470     182454     193041      41.68    0.91

     DENMARK      61195     68699      53873     115877    115.09     68056     125986     125209     130703      92.05    0.62

     POLAND      101246     82277      59009      93859     59.06     84074     111008     126835     117127      39.31    0.55

     ITALY       111896     99942      74809      83175     11.18    107071     100138     115949     108308       1.16    0.51

     SWITZLD      69355    103731      84268      36593    -56.58    105914      70213      68106      56056     -47.07    0.26


     _WTO      20173873  20782312   15398151   15761017      2.36  21236428   21128134   21547631   21145178      -0.43   99.83

     _OECD      3700660   3797134    2769690    2861909      3.33   3886841    4069474    4034980    3889353       0.06   18.36

     _EU15      2571383   2670044    1897622    2181247     14.95   2652841    2996465    2967653    2953669      11.34   13.94

     _EC12      2539515   2648441    1880523    2160037     14.86   2616126    2969954    2941155    2927955      11.92   13.82

     _ASEAN      447649    446166     357487     221150    -38.14    474128     357818     337859     309829     -34.65    1.46

     _W HEMI     107825    101033      81634      96725     18.49    112366     111474     110719     116124       3.34    0.55