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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 224:  PILE / TUFTED FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     282.617    301.306    221.974    229.015      3.17   293.108    314.770    310.646    308.346       5.20  100.00

     CHINA P   171.499    192.266    139.062    152.205      9.45   182.233    209.883    207.670    205.409      12.72   66.62

     KOR REP    17.547     15.410     11.423     12.430      8.82    14.787     15.973     15.853     16.417      11.03    5.32

     CHINA T    16.093     15.175     11.410     10.541     -7.61    15.371     14.407     13.579     14.306      -6.93    4.64

     ITALY      12.485     15.215     11.514     10.572     -8.18    15.062     14.524     14.209     14.273      -5.24    4.63

     INDIA      11.533     11.940      9.085      8.230     -9.41    11.948     11.060     11.404     11.085      -7.22    3.59

     CANADA      5.061      5.481      4.090      5.329     30.31     5.473      7.005      6.718      6.721      22.80    2.18

     MEXICO      8.728      6.508      5.064      4.274    -15.60     7.032      5.998      5.849      5.718     -18.68    1.85

     TURKEY      4.883      4.982      3.660      3.253    -11.11     5.097      4.665      4.614      4.575     -10.23    1.48

     MALTA       5.809      5.194      4.332      3.664    -15.42     5.839      4.862      4.748      4.526     -22.49    1.47

     FRANCE      6.895      4.135      3.547      2.726    -23.16     5.820      3.525      3.378      3.314     -43.06    1.07

     PAKISTN     1.534      1.569      1.263      0.629    -50.23     1.956      0.989      1.036      0.934     -52.22    0.30


     _WTO      282.580    301.183    221.933    229.014      3.19   293.067    314.689    310.564    308.264       5.19   99.97

     _OECD      61.382     61.560     46.412     46.287     -0.27    62.133     62.137     61.217     61.435      -1.12   19.92

     _EU15      32.733     34.005     25.888     24.440     -5.60    35.164     33.419     32.848     32.557      -7.42   10.56

     _EC12      32.618     33.870     25.786     24.348     -5.57    35.046     33.289     32.721     32.433      -7.46   10.52

     _W HEMI    17.801     16.819     12.590     11.909     -5.41    16.922     17.113     16.430     16.138      -4.63    5.23