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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 758:  SILK NECKWEAR
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 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      2889874   2347527    1867499    1132748    -39.34   2506517    1813846    1724460    1612776     -35.66  100.00

     CHINA P    2701366   2148090    1749238     995017    -43.12   2331733    1602532    1501829    1393869     -40.22   86.43

     ITALY       165195    172009      97465     116310     19.34    147042     185120     195861     190854      29.80   11.83


     _WTO       2889864   2347348    1867386    1132684    -39.34   2506404    1813723    1724337    1612646     -35.66   99.99

     _OECD       186616    197687     116970     136299     16.52    173010     209457     220591     217016      25.44   13.46

     _EU15       183155    195872     115644     135058     16.79    171344     207525     218756     215286      25.65   13.35

     _EC12       183048    195856     115628     134957     16.72    171321     207442     218660     215185      25.60   13.34