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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 759:  OTHER SILK APPAREL
                                             Data in Kg., 14.40 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       432731    355153     279897     212973    -23.91    372214     302985     292469     288229     -22.56  100.00

     CHINA P     341487    271686     209365     169326    -19.12    284301     243115     233706     231647     -18.52   80.37


     _WTO        432730    355114     279858     212957    -23.91    372174     302968     292453     288213     -22.56   99.99