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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 836:  DRESSES, SILK / VEG BLENDS
                                         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      75.601     71.909     64.527     55.434    -14.09    74.951     62.226     62.447     62.816     -16.19  100.00

     CHINA P    53.648     45.054     40.526     34.315    -15.33    48.385     38.627     38.593     38.843     -19.72   61.84

     ITALY       4.258      4.722      3.734      3.492     -6.48     4.513      4.623      4.495      4.480      -0.73    7.13

     INDIA       5.097      4.227      3.862      3.407    -11.80     4.016      3.778      3.782      3.771      -6.10    6.00

     INDNSIA     1.161      2.950      2.939      1.627    -44.63     3.040      1.645      1.636      1.638     -46.10    2.61

     VIETNAM     4.708      2.961      2.904      1.513    -47.90     3.139      1.522      1.554      1.570     -50.00    2.50

     SRI LKA     0.019      0.573      0.573      1.425    148.73     0.573      1.426      1.426      1.426     148.80    2.27

     PHIL R      0.024      1.073      1.073      1.207     12.53     1.075      1.199      1.199      1.208      12.37    1.92

     BNGLDSH     0.107      0.118      0.084      0.665    690.11     0.085      0.356      0.653      0.699     725.37    1.11

     LITHUAN     0.341      0.433      0.406      0.615     51.46     0.461      0.640      0.672      0.642      39.33    1.02

     THAILND     0.025      1.211      1.209      0.494    -59.17     1.213      0.499      0.500      0.496     -59.10    0.79

     SALVADR     0.032      0.219      0.159      0.254     59.18     0.162      0.335      0.329      0.314      93.15    0.50

     GUATMAL     0.251      0.152      0.152      0.135    -11.36     0.152      0.116      0.123      0.135     -11.36    0.21

     CAMBOD      0.000      1.473      1.458      0.078    -94.67     1.458      0.093      0.093      0.093     -93.63    0.15


     _WTO       75.553     71.556     64.189     55.307    -13.84    74.607     62.066     62.303     62.674     -15.99   99.77

     _OECD       8.155      9.265      7.507      7.746      3.18     9.247      9.563      9.443      9.504       2.77   15.13

     _EU15       6.985      7.447      5.938      6.267      5.54     7.461      7.837      7.704      7.776       4.22   12.38

     _EC12       6.982      7.443      5.934      6.249      5.31     7.456      7.824      7.686      7.759       4.05   12.35

     _ASEAN      5.925      9.670      9.584      4.937    -48.48     9.926      4.976      5.001      5.024     -49.39    8.00

     _W HEMI     1.289      1.440      1.162      1.430     23.06     1.401      1.702      1.731      1.708      21.90    2.72

     _CBI        0.312      0.425      0.346      0.428     23.65     0.372      0.503      0.507      0.507      36.45    0.81

     _CAFTA      0.302      0.392      0.314      0.424     35.01     0.334      0.498      0.502      0.502      50.51    0.80