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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 670:  MMF FLAT GOODS, HANDBAGS, LUGGAGE
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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    426130026 388414745  305548086  298883977     -2.18 417563493  382028310  381369543  381750636      -8.58  100.00

     CHINA P  402428100 357707890  280629404  267821688     -4.56 387075463  345856736  344885189  344900174     -10.90   90.35

     VIETNAM   12143659  17680658   15143526   19769386     30.55  17986970   21909367   22072984   22306518      24.01    5.84

     THAILND    2558713   2396539    1850535    2520500     36.20   2406757    2968875    2956281    3066504      27.41    0.80

     INDNSIA    1750538   2198591    1908364    1905115     -0.17   2318054    2189981    2210296    2195342      -5.29    0.58

     HG KONG    2048006   1978338    1463347    1559998      6.60   1911308    2089718    2106809    2074989       8.56    0.54

     PHIL R     1575538   1851748    1429732    1543027      7.92   1822910    1952481    1982462    1965043       7.80    0.51

     CHINA T    1110363   1471966    1035322    1200510     15.96   1275752    1540852    1587876    1637154      28.33    0.43

     MEXICO      390307    489085     352480     362530      2.85    469646     523621     517671     499135       6.28    0.13

     ITALY       495528    419636     321052     344404      7.27    453644     439617     442621     442988      -2.35    0.12

     INDIA       184949    283206     175124     256051     46.21    226823     339476     371643     364133      60.54    0.10

     KOR REP     181361    375127     245365     180132    -26.59    273105     329169     321226     309894      13.47    0.08

     PAKISTN     210967    247861     164054     224758     37.00    215172     276384     292415     308565      43.40    0.08

     BNGLDSH     188848    134350     108101     205581     90.17    136136     253246     221120     231830      70.29    0.06

     LAOS        101294    310373     146824      40268    -72.57    248118     208258     197898     203817     -17.85    0.05


     _WTO     426027749 388103683  305400757  298793273     -2.16 417314688  381780673  381132249  381496199      -8.58   99.93

     _ASEAN    18257120  24543057   20555005   26053270     26.75  24883387   29495925   29705548   30041322      20.73    7.87

     _OECD      1008663   1200941     825540     912681     10.56   1061270    1256982    1294470    1288082      21.37    0.34

     _W HEMI     698965    824740     595930     604507      1.44    790967     832987     836669     833317       5.35    0.22

     _EU15       713019    685822     472939     599097     26.68    643851     773655     812680     811980      26.11    0.21

     _EC12       705099    680617     470540     590437     25.48    637807     761444     801253     800514      25.51    0.21