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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                             Data in Kg., 11.10 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      9229867  15091489   10731206   15771659     46.97  13098767   19267380   19596565   20131942      53.69  100.00

     ISRAEL        3840   3642597    1903104    6595923    246.59   1904021    7103793    7590895    8335416     337.78   41.40

     CHINA P    6317528   6666775    5075794    5185072      2.15   6690129    7039665    7014609    6776053       1.28   33.66

     PORTUGL     186007   1721860    1347327    1166716    -13.41   1354059    1651329    1584492    1541249      13.82    7.66

     INDIA       877932   1326593    1027273     845531    -17.69   1305339    1127607    1081925    1144851     -12.29    5.69

     ITALY       129569    123121      74503     801473    975.76    100284     832359     829781     850091     747.68    4.22

     CHINA T      92857    237032     189223     220063     16.30    223706     233765     257392     267872      19.74    1.33

     KOR REP     305187    312002     262679     143023    -45.55    338551     201020     193933     192346     -43.19    0.96

     GERMANY      74495    153695     134538     145730      8.32    165317     187416     169547     164887      -0.26    0.82

     PAKISTN     338796     58307      41664     103109    147.48    138113      83960     100670     119752     -13.29    0.59

     MEXICO      301141    143482     102941      64366    -37.47    144224     128112     112850     104907     -27.26    0.52

     ESTONIA      41998      5057       5057      92304   1725.27      9712      91196      91196      92304     850.41    0.46

     CANADA       75708     93418      62287      46748    -24.95     76902      72467      79509      77879       1.27    0.39

     VIETNAM      24294     97528      94563      64476    -31.82     96050     116630     101394      67441     -29.79    0.33


     _WTO       9228383  15090557   10730597   15770114     46.96  13098079   19265918   19594897   20130074      53.69   99.99

     _OECD       974191   2651356    2075652    2446242     17.85   2292328    3142400    3055338    3021946      31.83   15.01

     _EU15       514752   2182687    1705136    2195192     28.74   1802275    2786606    2699464    2672743      48.30   13.28

     _EC12       508014   2175047    1699636    2189141     28.80   1794633    2779327    2692339    2664552      48.47   13.24

     _W HEMI     386249    241858     168292     140272    -16.65    228881     231856     222821     213838      -6.57    1.06

     _ASEAN       45220    143135     133777      82625    -38.24    140991     145181     130521      91983     -34.76    0.46