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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |     By Part-Category,  9/2012 Data  |
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                                         Category 224-V :  Woven Pile Fabric
                                           Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    42466387   38544516   29955827   27446400     -8.38  39610620   37261070   36650668   36035089      -9.03  100.00

     CHINA P  34333944   31336960   24328207   24269030     -0.24  31884239   32080731   31656747   31277783      -1.90   86.80

     INDIA     2724470    2465193    1893042    1560978    -17.54   2557749    2150973    2217885    2133129     -16.60    5.92

     KOR REP    670898     842059     642753     365989    -43.06    825012     615943     567644     565295     -31.48    1.57

     TURKEY     806617     660321     516214     382463    -25.91    753302     551182     534526     526570     -30.10    1.46

     ITALY      717591     730431     557249     285717    -48.73    767361     517229     473619     458899     -40.20    1.27

     MEXICO    1244870     899548     690399      82745    -88.01   1016678     437081     354930     291894     -71.29    0.81

     BELGIUM    520266     533386     400921     126243    -68.51    532763     305555     289160     258708     -51.44    0.72

     BRAZIL     454061     444692     424017      84746    -80.01    541140     147361     119903     105421     -80.52    0.29

     GERMANY    189228     137984      98533      31130    -68.41    151595      86229      79322      70581     -53.44    0.20

     FRANCE     129074      98040      82241      18445    -77.57    122676      44977      37401      34244     -72.09    0.10


     _WTO     42465651   38534880   29948491   27446302     -8.35  39603284   37258747   36648345   36032691      -9.02   99.99

     _OECD     3301807    3226383    2473959    1336570    -45.97   3396668    2314894    2164330    2088994     -38.50    5.80

     _EU15     1710776    1634940    1240435     535284    -56.85   1718463    1077417     993472     929789     -45.89    2.58

     _EU12     1706515    1631120    1237268     533743    -56.86   1715040    1074819     991275     927595     -45.91    2.57

     _W HEMI   1783493    1378856    1139308     169520    -85.12   1596719     595946     486972     409068     -74.38    1.14