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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  81:  SILK AND VEG. APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1286.040   1455.164   1219.105   1102.551     -9.56  1460.499   1360.435   1353.691   1338.609      -8.35  100.00

     CHINA P   954.673   1055.403    878.046    741.513    -15.55  1070.259    946.650    934.862    918.870     -14.15   68.64

     BNGLDSH    27.863     46.118     41.931     50.810     21.18    45.557     52.030     55.053     54.997      20.72    4.11

     VIETNAM    39.344     43.876     38.241     48.594     27.07    42.125     53.046     53.263     54.229      28.74    4.05

     INDIA      38.857     40.694     36.212     46.057     27.19    38.682     49.390     50.329     50.539      30.65    3.78

     INDNSIA    39.843     58.542     54.136     40.692    -24.83    56.362     44.187     44.982     45.099     -19.98    3.37

     SRI LKA    15.673     18.332     16.187     20.083     24.07    16.870     22.643     22.411     22.228      31.76    1.66

     PHIL R      8.882     15.420     14.128     14.539      2.91    15.625     15.776     15.795     15.831       1.32    1.18

     CAMBOD     24.465     19.022     17.772     11.427    -35.70    21.075     12.086     12.257     12.677     -39.85    0.95

     MEXICO      9.242     10.438      8.035      7.692     -4.27    10.178     10.510     10.313     10.095      -0.82    0.75

     CHINA T     3.981      5.084      4.144      5.502     32.76     4.744      6.581      6.495      6.442      35.78    0.48


     _WTO     1285.904   1454.613   1218.606   1102.296     -9.54  1459.987   1360.120   1353.392   1338.304      -8.33   99.98

     _ASEAN    122.733    147.798    134.295    123.256     -8.22   145.829    133.857    135.169    136.759      -6.22   10.22

     _OECD      81.193     96.187     72.914     77.068      5.70    94.745    100.891    100.731    100.342       5.91    7.50

     _EU15      65.590     76.992     57.516     62.084      7.94    75.277     82.373     81.905     81.560       8.35    6.09

     _EC12      65.238     76.620     57.221     61.841      8.07    74.914     82.057     81.565     81.240       8.44    6.07

     _W HEMI    19.959     23.094     17.491     18.612      6.41    21.684     24.065     24.022     24.215      11.67    1.81

     _CBI        2.810      4.566      3.422      4.003     16.98     3.937      4.662      4.887      5.147      30.73    0.38

     _CAFTA      2.442      4.238      3.227      3.763     16.60     3.630      4.294      4.516      4.774      31.50    0.36