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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 871:  HANDBAGS / FLATGOODS, SILK / VEG
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      1931429   1957304    1484604    1603860      8.03   1996541    1972335    2016178    2076560       4.01  100.00

     CHINA P    1623978   1631597    1235062    1268619      2.72   1671239    1596742    1614290    1665154      -0.36   80.19

     INDIA       167842    170395     130918     211323     61.42    161714     209018     243267     250800      55.09   12.08

     INDNSIA       2888      6710       4797      31622    559.20      6553      33236      34409      33535     411.75    1.61

     NEPAL        23996     24431      17445      23618     35.39     23271      30521      31964      30604      31.51    1.47

     HG KONG      23943     36443      35211       7031    -80.03     38103      17093       8135       8263     -78.31    0.40


     _WTO       1931264   1957087    1484477    1603860      8.04   1996414    1972245    2016088    2076470       4.01  100.00

     _ASEAN       28833     18648      11425      45744    300.39     29252      51524      54501      52967      81.07    2.55

     _OECD        35940     44275      31565      25980    -17.69     38913      36478      33373      38690      -0.57    1.86

     _EU15        29203     31126      24601      23373     -4.99     30042      23382      24392      29898      -0.48    1.44

     _EC12        29039     30388      23886      23309     -2.42     29268      22728      23738      29811       1.86    1.44