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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  82:  SILK / VEG. NON-APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    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     306.763    406.275    302.775    345.528     14.12   387.875    441.044    444.902    449.029      15.77  100.00

     CHINA P   166.539    218.190    168.391    172.028      2.16   213.478    222.991    222.484    221.827       3.91   49.40

     ISRAEL      0.057     19.135      9.202     38.514    318.52     9.219     39.960     43.611     48.447     425.52   10.79

     INDIA      26.140     35.693     26.195     28.428      8.52    34.384     37.793     38.169     37.926      10.30    8.45

     ITALY      25.465     30.338     22.066     28.750     30.29    29.612     35.479     36.487     37.022      25.03    8.25

     BELGIUM    18.860     21.149     15.721     16.774      6.70    21.008     21.793     21.947     22.203       5.68    4.94

     U KING      8.662      9.802      7.047      6.795     -3.58     9.542      9.672      9.704      9.550       0.08    2.13

     FRANCE      7.070      7.088      5.277      5.756      9.08     7.068      7.602      7.470      7.568       7.07    1.69

     PORTUGL     1.348      8.212      6.408      5.680    -11.36     6.685      7.998      7.710      7.484      11.95    1.67

     MEXICO      6.111      5.077      3.545      4.659     31.42     4.544      6.745      6.418      6.191      36.23    1.38

     KOR REP     5.398      5.633      4.532      3.533    -22.05     5.727      4.803      4.686      4.633     -19.10    1.03

     CHINA T     2.008      3.656      2.883      2.845     -1.34     3.466      3.601      3.648      3.617       4.36    0.81

     GERMANY     2.853      3.610      3.002      2.153    -28.27     3.754      3.285      2.919      2.761     -26.45    0.61

     VIETNAM     1.536      2.265      1.897      1.307    -31.08     2.212      1.871      1.766      1.676     -24.26    0.37

     PAKISTN     2.574      0.781      0.616      0.974     58.08     1.315      0.979      1.134      1.139     -13.41    0.25


     _WTO      305.412    404.080    301.469    343.986     14.10   386.021    438.794    442.521    446.598      15.69   99.46

     _OECD      83.279    100.753     74.832     80.439      7.49    98.483    105.671    106.074    106.360       8.00   23.69

     _EU15      68.497     84.338     62.642     68.636      9.57    82.091     89.619     90.117     90.332      10.04   20.12

     _EC12      67.386     83.088     61.698     67.720      9.76    80.762     88.461     88.914     89.110      10.34   19.85

     _W HEMI    15.537     14.439     10.497     12.022     14.53    14.235     16.078     16.080     15.964      12.15    3.56

     _ASEAN      5.181      6.565      5.076      4.790     -5.64     6.618      6.785      6.539      6.279      -5.13    1.40