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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 810:  WOVEN FAB, SILK BLD/N-COT VEG FIB
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     34733738  38753781   30402922   26631625    -12.40  42055107   34139795   34457171   34982484     -16.82  100.00

     CHINA P   20298459  25241583   20169164   15740780    -21.96  26431420   20134819   20235477   20813199     -21.26   59.50

     ITALY      2170339   1302240     784893    2730424    247.87   1911325    3267686    3266747    3247771      69.92    9.28

     BELGIUM    1821866   3296526    2817408    1380110    -51.01   3392309    1843045    1867326    1859228     -45.19    5.31

     FRANCE      850842    162839     125044    1650352   1219.82    182824    1666905    1669517    1688147     823.37    4.83

     BELARUS     779072   1293474     774068     856220     10.61   1021026    1285630    1357210    1375626      34.73    3.93

     INDIA      1109395   1286476     987776     994874      0.72   1311903    1263908    1276162    1293574      -1.40    3.70

     U KING     3903981   2569581    2167141     446761    -79.38   4276080     862960     843429     849201     -80.14    2.43

     KOR REP    1058123    942010     747319     594197    -20.49    951903     771548     783403     788888     -17.13    2.26

     SALVADR     256638    332431     148857     460476    209.34    259389     644306     664472     644050     148.30    1.84

     BRAZIL      629662    529462     406374     411164      1.18    559313     476081     523115     534252      -4.48    1.53


     _WTO      33953841  37457173   29628395   25774894    -13.01  41033369   32851198   33096963   33603672     -18.11   96.06

     _OECD     10791062   9243934    7289390    7520927      3.18  11641049    9454863    9504287    9475471     -18.60   27.09

     _EU15      9354113   7764253    6215614    6500780      4.59  10271590    8081594    8110406    8049419     -21.63   23.01

     _EC12      9322669   7730772    6190533    6469902      4.51  10232048    8041615    8071171    8010141     -21.72   22.90

     _W HEMI    1106757    957897     621123    1048913     68.87    913564    1307758    1391081    1385687      51.68    3.96

     _CBI        257094    337276     150571     461345    206.40    261144     647841     668407     648050     148.16    1.85

     _CAFTA      257094    334072     150122     461314    207.29    260695     645086     665621     645264     147.52    1.84