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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 858:  NECKWEAR, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.60 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       171142    182946     146630     123132    -16.03    185950     173425     170846     159448     -14.25  100.00

     CHINA P     142329    149336     122957     108136    -12.05    152455     146582     143367     134515     -11.77   84.36

     ITALY        24042     28610      20582      10531    -48.83     29197      21742      21584      18559     -36.44   11.64


     _WTO        171141    182899     146593     123107    -16.02    185913     173390     170811     159413     -14.25   99.98

     _OECD        27667     31871      22493      13769    -38.79     32010      25163      25728      23147     -27.69   14.52

     _EU15        26628     31077      22055      12832    -41.82     31325      24357      24435      21854     -30.23   13.71

     _EC12        26591     31024      22004      12827    -41.71     31266      24350      24428      21847     -30.13   13.70