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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                             Data in Doz, 37.90 M2 per Doz. 

                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       586302    532145     416965     363605    -12.80    533716     496010     487096     478785     -10.29  100.00

     CHINA P     502702    442520     346338     292920    -15.42    444751     403679     396537     389102     -12.51   81.27

     INDIA        32262     36670      30259      25293    -16.41     38208      32728      32059      31704     -17.02    6.62


     _WTO        585976    531969     416805     363456    -12.80    533523     495840     486925     478620     -10.29   99.97

     _OECD        31548     37268      28336      32341     14.13     35755      42779      41937      41273      15.43    8.62

     _EU15        24484     31244      23309      27692     18.80     29423      37432      36467      35627      21.09    7.44

     _EC12        24472     31229      23296      27677     18.81     29402      37417      36451      35610      21.11    7.44