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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  81:  SILK AND VEG. APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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     311.313    322.684    267.780    249.898     -6.68   333.151    304.536    306.581    304.802      -8.51  100.00

     CHINA P   250.182    250.998    205.722    186.562     -9.31   262.174    233.883    233.987    231.838     -11.57   76.06

     VIETNAM    12.856     14.713     12.277     13.306      8.38    14.467     15.266     15.372     15.742       8.81    5.16

     BNGLDSH     8.918     13.136     11.811     13.789     16.75    13.330     13.892     15.078     15.115      13.39    4.96

     INDNSIA     7.488     10.815     10.111      7.253    -28.26    10.514      7.936      7.997      7.957     -24.32    2.61

     INDIA       7.035      5.862      5.269      6.517     23.69     5.860      6.827      7.060      7.110      21.33    2.33

     CAMBOD      6.735      5.584      5.096      3.259    -36.04     6.149      3.474      3.589      3.747     -39.06    1.23

     SRI LKA     2.520      2.967      2.591      2.672      3.13     2.737      3.152      3.102      3.048      11.38    1.00

     MEXICO      2.709      2.725      2.132      2.161      1.37     2.771      2.813      2.822      2.754      -0.62    0.90

     PHIL R      1.110      2.109      1.944      2.009      3.39     2.094      2.147      2.153      2.175       3.84    0.71

     CHINA T     0.973      1.074      0.848      1.450     71.05     1.014      1.646      1.674      1.676      65.28    0.55


     _WTO      311.301    322.662    267.765    249.876     -6.68   333.135    304.511    306.555    304.773      -8.51   99.99

     _ASEAN     29.251     34.709     30.766     26.662    -13.34    34.681     29.836     30.106     30.605     -11.75   10.04

     _W HEMI     4.748      5.534      4.199      4.638     10.44     5.244      5.698      5.866      5.972      13.89    1.96

     _OECD       4.067      4.618      3.670      3.740      1.89     4.622      4.611      4.653      4.687       1.41    1.54

     _EU15       2.318      2.681      2.066      2.471     19.60     2.634      3.014      3.042      3.085      17.12    1.01

     _EC12       2.284      2.647      2.043      2.453     20.02     2.605      2.985      3.013      3.056      17.33    1.00

     _CBI        1.108      1.942      1.426      1.930     35.31     1.593      2.113      2.287      2.446      53.51    0.80

     _CAFTA      1.074      1.910      1.405      1.901     35.34     1.561      2.074      2.248      2.407      54.17    0.79