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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | IRELAND      |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  8/2012 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  8/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011     8/2011    8/2012  % Change    8/2011    6/2012    7/2012    8/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total             5.587     8.936     7.485     2.990    -60.06     9.495     7.968     6.005     4.441   -53.23    0.01
       1 Apparel           0.533     0.466     0.267     0.285      6.93     0.459     0.494     0.494     0.484     5.51    0.00
       2 Non-Apparel       5.054     8.471     7.218     2.704    -62.54     9.036     7.474     5.511     3.957   -56.21    0.01
      11 Yarns             0.016     0.031     0.018     0.006    -66.38     0.028     0.018     0.019     0.019   -33.54    0.00
      12 Fabrics           4.601     7.628     6.697     2.209    -67.02     8.386     6.596     4.632     3.140   -62.56    0.03
      14 Made Ups / Misc   0.437     0.812     0.503     0.489     -2.64     0.622     0.860     0.860     0.798    28.28    0.00
      30 Cotton Products   0.083     0.164     0.102     0.101     -1.39     0.163     0.179     0.192     0.162    -0.69    0.00
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.071     0.110     0.058     0.063      9.54     0.111     0.113     0.112     0.116     4.36    0.00
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.012     0.053     0.045     0.038    -15.38     0.052     0.066     0.080     0.046   -11.45    0.00
      40 Wool Products     0.817     1.011     0.566     0.571      0.85     0.873     1.013     1.021     1.015    16.32    0.32
      41 Wool Apparel      0.411     0.310     0.181     0.144    -20.68     0.307     0.297     0.300     0.272   -11.36    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.406     0.701     0.385     0.427     10.98     0.566     0.716     0.721     0.743    31.34    0.97
      60 MMF Products      4.331     7.510     6.690     2.195    -67.19     8.216     6.485     4.551     3.015   -63.30    0.01
      61 MMF Apparel       0.034     0.028     0.014     0.064    355.34     0.022     0.066     0.065     0.077   247.93    0.00
      62 MMF Non-Apparel   4.297     7.483     6.676     2.131    -68.08     8.193     6.419     4.486     2.938   -64.14    0.01
      80 S and V Product   0.355     0.252     0.127     0.123     -3.15     0.243     0.291     0.242     0.248     1.97    0.04
      81 S and V Apparel   0.017     0.018     0.014     0.015      5.47     0.019     0.018     0.018     0.019     1.85    0.01
      82 S and V Non-App   0.339     0.234     0.113     0.108     -4.26     0.225     0.273     0.224     0.229     1.98    0.07

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   3.908     7.098     6.386     1.411    -77.91     7.860     5.553     3.626     2.123   -72.98    0.07

Wool:
     414 Oth Wool Fabric   0.153     0.231     0.141     0.144      2.14     0.203     0.226     0.230     0.234    14.92    2.89
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.045     0.058     0.055     0.023    -58.96     0.070     0.056     0.059     0.026   -63.12    0.10
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.022     0.028     0.007     0.006    -15.41     0.025     0.027     0.027     0.027     7.53    0.45
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.079     0.100     0.046     0.056     21.94     0.093     0.101     0.101     0.111    19.29    0.43
     459 Oth.Wool Appare   0.102     0.095     0.053     0.032    -39.73     0.092     0.078     0.078     0.074   -20.29    0.34
     465 Floor Coverings   0.201     0.410     0.205     0.261     27.22     0.293     0.444     0.450     0.466    58.80    2.16