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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | AUSTRAL      |                         |    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            52.370    51.845    40.306    23.816    -40.91    55.166    41.638    37.938    35.355   -35.91    0.07
       1 Apparel           0.534     0.588     0.438     0.322    -26.50     0.619     0.499     0.467     0.472   -23.72    0.00
       2 Non-Apparel      51.836    51.257    39.868    23.494    -41.07    54.548    41.138    37.471    34.883   -36.05    0.11
      11 Yarns             9.533     8.556     5.855     4.521    -22.79     7.826     7.955     7.545     7.221    -7.73    0.25
      12 Fabrics          41.091    41.628    33.349    18.307    -45.10    45.695    31.990    28.786    26.587   -41.82    0.27
      14 Made Ups / Misc   1.211     1.073     0.664     0.665      0.23     1.026     1.193     1.141     1.075     4.73    0.01
      30 Cotton Products   1.048     0.278     0.177     0.189      6.32     0.371     0.266     0.290     0.289   -21.94    0.00
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.179     0.089     0.055     0.065     18.14     0.161     0.090     0.095     0.099   -38.52    0.00
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.868     0.189     0.123     0.124      1.04     0.210     0.175     0.195     0.190    -9.18    0.00
      40 Wool Products     0.805     1.278     0.941     0.346    -63.22     1.230     1.039     0.915     0.683   -44.44    0.21
      41 Wool Apparel      0.010     0.013     0.007     0.006    -11.52     0.011     0.012     0.012     0.012     7.65    0.01
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.795     1.265     0.934     0.340    -63.60     1.219     1.027     0.903     0.671   -44.93    0.87
      60 MMF Products     50.447    50.232    39.143    23.243    -40.62    53.495    40.275    36.674    34.331   -35.82    0.10
      61 MMF Apparel       0.315     0.462     0.355     0.231    -35.01     0.408     0.377     0.338     0.338   -17.15    0.00
      62 MMF Non-Apparel  50.132    49.769    38.788    23.012    -40.67    53.087    39.898    36.335    33.993   -35.97    0.15
      80 S and V Product   0.071     0.057     0.044     0.038    -12.78     0.070     0.058     0.059     0.051   -27.28    0.01
      81 S and V Apparel   0.030     0.023     0.021     0.020     -4.62     0.038     0.020     0.022     0.022   -40.96    0.01
      82 S and V Non-App   0.041     0.034     0.022     0.018    -20.57     0.033     0.038     0.038     0.029   -11.43    0.01

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     201 Specialty Yarns   2.249     0.984     0.984     0.787    -20.04     1.029     0.664     0.787     0.787   -23.54    0.18
     223 Non-Woven Fabri  38.981    40.096    32.479    16.033    -50.64    44.263    29.622    25.904    23.650   -46.57    0.82
     229 Special Fabric    1.213     0.878     0.441     1.652    274.48     0.717     1.648     2.086     2.089   191.34    0.09

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.348     0.825     0.647     0.154    -76.19     0.791     0.613     0.539     0.332   -58.06    1.10
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.001     0.001     0.001     0.000    -26.42     0.001     0.002     0.002     0.001   -18.33    0.00
     465 Floor Coverings   0.401     0.421     0.271     0.173    -36.16     0.402     0.392     0.347     0.323   -19.69    1.50

Man-Made Fiber:
     603 Yarn>85% artif.   6.207     6.674     4.152     3.572    -13.96     5.664     6.667     6.209     6.094     7.60    5.27