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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 670-F :  --FLATGOODS ONLY
                                           Data in Kg.,  3.70 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     4891868    4797883    3564579    3586298      0.61   4790513    4799939    4738565    4819602       0.61  100.00

     CHINA P   4595849    4566281    3400609    3357262     -1.27   4558279    4522469    4449053    4522934      -0.78   93.84

     VIETNAM     42028      44316      34477      56480     63.82     46367      68636      67405      66319      43.03    1.38

     HG KONG     72933      36823      27881      39546     41.84     39469      41328      47779      48488      22.85    1.01

     CHINA T     41138      27046      21972      26811     22.02     33265      29341      27927      31885      -4.15    0.66

     INDIA       15068      12665       8104      23463    189.52     11720      24764      27563      28024     139.11    0.58

     ITALY       35982      23951      17866      18497      3.53     27542      25098      24964      24582     -10.75    0.51


     _WTO      4891868    4797883    3564579    3586298      0.61   4790513    4799939    4738565    4819602       0.61  100.00

     _ASEAN      95808      78318      57827      86474     49.54     79814     104605     105293     106965      34.02    2.22

     _OECD       49578      57810      37471      34127     -8.92     50907      54052      55533      54466       6.99    1.13

     _EU15       42153      36367      24569      21112    -14.07     36132      33524      33438      32910      -8.92    0.68

     _EU12       42055      36331      24568      21036    -14.38     36066      33442      33356      32799      -9.06    0.68