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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 736:  SILK DRESSES
                                         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     289.789    323.791    253.146    222.830    -11.98   318.785    306.608    298.189    293.475      -7.94  100.00

     CHINA P   197.834    214.773    169.767    142.983    -15.78   212.899    198.501    191.737    187.989     -11.70   64.06

     INDIA      14.586     18.304     14.472     14.054     -2.89    17.718     18.086     18.097     17.886       0.95    6.09


     _WTO      289.323    323.264    252.678    222.328    -12.01   318.246    306.030    297.546    292.915      -7.96   99.81

     _OECD      66.952     79.637     60.751     57.644     -5.11    77.793     78.551     77.053     76.530      -1.62   26.08

     _EU15      47.430     58.620     43.362     42.936     -0.98    56.220     59.566     58.648     58.194       3.51   19.83

     _EC12      47.410     58.603     43.347     42.925     -0.97    56.196     59.551     58.632     58.181       3.53   19.82