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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 899:  OTH SILK / VEG BLEND MANUFACTURES
                                         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      97.729    146.265    103.606    145.012     39.96   130.193    183.178    185.212    187.671      44.15  100.00

     CHINA P    57.115     69.751     52.117     60.886     16.83    66.700     80.381     80.415     78.519      17.72   41.84

     ISRAEL      0.035     19.078      9.155     38.506    320.62     9.165     39.935     43.586     48.429     428.40   25.81

     INDIA      12.434     17.650     12.396     13.710     10.59    16.417     18.726     18.802     18.964      15.51   10.10

     ITALY       3.835      4.929      3.199      7.479    133.77     4.278      9.566      9.145      9.209     115.25    4.91

     PORTUGL     1.294      7.978      6.196      5.612     -9.42     6.460      7.869      7.582      7.394      14.45    3.94

     CANADA      3.304      3.389      2.647      2.814      6.33     3.707      3.398      3.477      3.557      -4.06    1.90

     MEXICO      3.315      4.343      3.186      1.643    -48.45     3.913      3.742      3.120      2.799     -28.45    1.49

     CHINA T     0.926      2.305      1.863      2.164     16.11     2.193      2.486      2.577      2.605      18.78    1.39

     GERMANY     1.165      2.122      1.857      1.130    -39.14     2.247      1.807      1.524      1.395     -37.90    0.74

     KOR REP     1.472      1.710      1.480      0.906    -38.78     1.796      1.240      1.163      1.136     -36.73    0.61

     ESTONIA     0.362      0.047      0.047      0.962   1958.04     0.085      0.947      0.947      0.962    1038.20    0.51

     PAKISTN     2.416      0.539      0.408      0.819    100.96     1.063      0.684      0.833      0.950     -10.65    0.51

     VIETNAM     0.292      0.557      0.489      0.326    -33.38     0.576      0.531      0.490      0.393     -31.71    0.21


     _WTO       97.710    146.245    103.596    144.976     39.94   130.180    183.134    185.168    187.624      44.13   99.98

     _OECD      17.753     28.451     21.092     23.398     10.93    26.315     32.477     31.322     30.757      16.88   16.39

     _EU15      11.471     21.644     15.726     17.971     14.27    19.020     25.575     24.414     23.889      25.60   12.73

     _EC12      11.098     21.195     15.388     17.679     14.89    18.549     25.195     24.034     23.486      26.62   12.51

     _W HEMI     6.811      7.908      5.965      4.688    -21.41     7.792      7.430      6.868      6.631     -14.90    3.53

     _ASEAN      0.643      1.125      0.898      0.659    -26.60     1.082      1.145      1.092      0.886     -18.11    0.47