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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    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     220.407    301.452    223.572    268.786     20.22   284.085    337.462    339.515    346.666      22.03  100.00

     CHINA P   164.607    186.820    144.814    135.436     -6.48   189.631    180.686    178.535    177.443      -6.43   51.19

     ISRAEL      0.046     40.455     21.141     73.215    246.32    21.152     78.859     84.265     92.530     337.46   26.69

     PORTUGL     2.068     19.129     14.970     12.956    -13.45    15.046     18.339     17.597     17.115      13.76    4.94

     INDIA      13.163     18.039     13.987     12.200    -12.77    17.985     15.959     15.614     16.253      -9.63    4.69

     ITALY       3.853      2.975      1.858     11.919    541.46     3.415     12.837     12.850     13.035     281.73    3.76

     CHINA T     1.333      3.041      2.453      2.734     11.48     2.905      2.966      3.213      3.322      14.39    0.96

     KOR REP     4.577      4.508      3.744      2.253    -39.83     4.838      3.114      3.029      3.017     -37.64    0.87

     BELGIUM     2.670      4.088      3.407      2.144    -37.07     4.228      2.691      2.829      2.825     -33.19    0.81

     MEXICO      3.629      2.289      1.258      1.090    -13.34     1.768      2.372      2.210      2.121      19.93    0.61

     FRANCE      1.340      0.500      0.390      1.945    398.92     0.594      2.021      2.041      2.055     245.67    0.59

     GERMANY     1.053      1.814      1.567      1.715      9.44     1.936      2.213      2.014      1.962       1.34    0.57

     PAKISTN     4.163      1.016      0.812      1.276     57.13     1.949      1.125      1.311      1.480     -24.06    0.43

     U KING      4.345      3.006      2.488      0.628    -74.76     4.736      1.170      1.150      1.146     -75.81    0.33

     VIETNAM     0.969      1.958      1.822      0.858    -52.92     1.881      1.661      1.384      0.993     -47.21    0.29


     _WTO      219.547    300.140    222.786    267.912     20.26   282.988    336.157    338.136    345.266      22.01   99.60

     _OECD      23.585     40.121     31.494     36.005     14.32    38.824     45.821     45.045     44.632      14.96   12.87

     _EU15      16.314     32.819     25.833     31.776     23.01    31.369     39.877     39.131     38.762      23.57   11.18

     _EC12      16.171     32.681     25.729     31.642     22.98    31.215     39.742     38.978     38.594      23.64   11.13

     _W HEMI     6.062      4.523      2.756      2.966      7.61     3.861      4.878      4.850      4.732      22.57    1.37

     _ASEAN      1.734      2.984      2.696      1.391    -48.41     3.035      2.399      2.123      1.679     -44.67    0.48