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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 810:  WOVEN FAB, SILK BLD/N-COT VEG FIB
                                         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     103.822    128.217     95.888     99.176      3.43   125.167    130.267    130.998    131.505       5.06  100.00

     CHINA P    28.773     41.456     31.894     32.073      0.56    40.059     40.678     41.086     41.634       3.93   31.66

     ITALY      17.222     20.362     15.212     14.547     -4.37    20.250     20.153     19.849     19.697      -2.73   14.98

     BELGIUM    16.817     18.732     13.984     14.707      5.17    18.732     19.173     19.210     19.454       3.86   14.79

     INDIA       9.209     13.522     10.203     10.657      4.44    13.151     14.275     14.198     13.975       6.27   10.63

     U KING      6.786      7.632      5.717      5.775      1.02     7.601      7.783      7.738      7.690       1.18    5.85

     FRANCE      2.979      3.677      2.750      2.948      7.22     3.642      3.709      3.718      3.876       6.42    2.95

     KOR REP     3.479      3.558      2.747      2.445    -11.00     3.464      3.197      3.271      3.256      -6.01    2.48

     BRAZIL      3.498      3.095      2.338      2.454      4.95     3.245      2.823      3.098      3.211      -1.05    2.44

     BELARUS     1.274      2.147      1.286      1.495     16.32     1.792      2.181      2.311      2.357      31.55    1.79

     SALVADR     0.364      0.423      0.199      0.602    202.83     0.339      0.810      0.838      0.826     143.67    0.63


     _WTO      102.539    126.053     94.602     97.674      3.25   123.372    128.066    128.666    129.125       4.66   98.19

     _OECD      53.546     61.175     45.445     45.329     -0.25    60.489     61.257     61.036     61.059       0.94   46.43

     _EU15      47.783     54.186     40.534     40.451     -0.21    54.251     54.531     54.183     54.102      -0.27   41.14

     _EC12      47.244     53.546     40.075     39.951     -0.31    53.581     53.849     53.497     53.421      -0.30   40.62

     _W HEMI     7.108      4.789      3.322      6.302     89.71     4.770      6.931      7.579      7.769      62.89    5.91

     _CBI        0.369      0.468      0.211      0.615    190.66     0.352      0.848      0.881      0.871     147.36    0.66

     _CAFTA      0.369      0.451      0.211      0.613    190.71     0.352      0.832      0.863      0.854     142.77    0.65