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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 835:  W/G COATS, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                             Data in Doz, 34.50 M2 per Doz. 

                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       412613    468022     413246     323274    -21.77    475521     378000     375847     378050     -20.50  100.00

     CHINA P     325467    329778     293048     234922    -19.83    347119     270328     269403     271652     -21.74   71.86

     VIETNAM      32166     41482      31188      25233    -19.09     33085      34975      35068      35527       7.38    9.40

     INDNSIA       7183     27113      26820      13919    -48.10     27049      14001      14112      14212     -47.46    3.76

     PHIL R        5222     11239       9024      11686     29.50     10024      13994      13949      13901      38.68    3.68

     INDIA         7186      9573       9308       7148    -23.21      9618       7789       7458       7413     -22.93    1.96

     BNGLDSH       3893     10274       8550       4853    -43.24      9851       7795       6844       6577     -33.24    1.74

     MEXICO        3923      6979       6142       4012    -34.68      6730       6113       6060       4849     -27.95    1.28

     ITALY         3326      4000       3353       3846     14.70      4190       4274       4335       4493       7.23    1.19

     THAILND       9364      5607       5134       2737    -46.69      5520       3203       3194       3210     -41.85    0.85

     SRI LKA       2709      4854       4834       2289    -52.65      4891       2323       2309       2309     -52.79    0.61

     UKRAINE          0      3046       3045         85    -97.21      3045         89         86         86     -97.18    0.02


     _WTO        412587    467990     413226     323169    -21.79    475501     377881     375730     377933     -20.52   99.97

     _ASEAN       53936     86456      73050      54039    -26.02     76562      66768      66918      67445     -11.91   17.84

     _OECD         8684      8898       7732      10008     29.44      9263      10755      10872      11174      20.63    2.96

     _EU15         5683      5878       5018       6106     21.68      6243       6819       6852       6966      11.58    1.84

     _EC12         5589      5830       4971       6085     22.41      6121       6800       6828       6944      13.45    1.84

     _W HEMI       6256     10526       9624       5926    -38.42     10285       7928       7936       6828     -33.61    1.81