CS4 bringing photoshop layered files into illustrator - blending modes

I have a layered photoshop file that is being brought into illustrator. One layer is a drop shadow and is set to multiply within photoshop. The drop shadow is NOT an effect. It's just a plain layer of a drop shadow. When I bring it into illustrator it doesn't act as if it is set to multiply when placed over my illustrator object. I know it's easy enough to make the shadow within illustrator and set the blending mode there but I would like to know why this is not working.
Thanks in advance for the help.

Illustrator's blending math is not the same as Photoshop's -- there will be differences if you import/export layered data between the apps.

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