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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 842:  SKIRTS, 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      38.616     35.238     32.247     27.921    -13.41    35.768     31.304     31.067     30.913     -13.58  100.00

     CHINA P    26.713     22.463     20.159     16.007    -20.60    22.989     18.488     18.466     18.311     -20.35   59.24

     INDIA       1.217      1.794      1.634      2.920     78.72     1.646      3.048      3.051      3.080      87.09    9.96

     BNGLDSH     0.017      0.060      0.059      1.765   2876.46     0.059      1.766      1.766      1.766    2877.84    5.71

     VIETNAM     1.046      1.349      1.346      1.510     12.22     1.360      1.783      1.528      1.514      11.33    4.90

     INDNSIA     3.389      3.721      3.643      1.403    -61.48     3.688      1.482      1.482      1.481     -59.83    4.79

     PHIL R      0.771      0.615      0.583      0.712     22.14     0.615      0.747      0.744      0.744      20.95    2.41

     SRI LKA     0.645      1.134      1.125      0.423    -62.40     1.175      0.450      0.432      0.432     -63.28    1.40

     CAMBOD      0.387      0.643      0.643      0.057    -91.13     0.643      0.057      0.057      0.057     -91.13    0.18


     _WTO       38.599     35.226     32.234     27.917    -13.39    35.755     31.301     31.063     30.909     -13.55   99.99

     _ASEAN      6.572      7.110      6.994      4.311    -38.37     7.088      4.698      4.441      4.426     -37.55   14.32