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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    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           231.670   237.636   158.102   150.054     -5.09   242.586   233.218   231.741   229.588    -5.36    0.43
       1 Apparel         220.353   221.937   145.815   140.409     -3.71   223.866   218.559   218.629   216.531    -3.28    0.93
       2 Non-Apparel      11.317    15.699    12.287     9.645    -21.50    18.720    14.659    13.112    13.057   -30.25    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.445     0.482     0.265     0.391     47.50     0.406     0.605     0.606     0.608    49.63    0.02
      12 Fabrics           9.066    13.833    11.072     7.971    -28.01    16.693    12.471    10.907    10.733   -35.70    0.11
      14 Made Ups / Misc   1.807     1.383     0.950     1.282     35.05     1.621     1.583     1.598     1.716     5.88    0.01
      30 Cotton Products 145.222   129.619    87.759    85.397     -2.69   134.815   126.137   127.987   127.258    -5.61    0.69
      31 Cotton Apparel  144.272   129.095    87.405    84.709     -3.09   134.142   125.297   127.108   126.398    -5.77    1.07
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.950     0.524     0.353     0.689     95.04     0.673     0.840     0.879     0.860    27.76    0.01
      40 Wool Products     1.008     0.793     0.453     0.507     12.02     0.771     0.866     0.829     0.848     9.99    0.27
      41 Wool Apparel      0.485     0.266     0.166     0.092    -44.32     0.281     0.219     0.178     0.193   -31.22    0.08
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.523     0.527     0.287     0.415     44.53     0.490     0.647     0.651     0.655    33.58    0.85
      60 MMF Products     84.657   106.768    69.466    63.780     -8.19   106.223   105.772   102.504   101.082    -4.84    0.29
      61 MMF Apparel      75.441    92.510    58.201    55.569     -4.52    89.331    92.970    91.280    89.878     0.61    0.82
      62 MMF Non-Apparel   9.217    14.258    11.265     8.211    -27.11    16.893    12.802    11.224    11.204   -33.68    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.782     0.456     0.426     0.370    -13.15     0.777     0.443     0.421     0.400   -48.46    0.06
      81 S and V Apparel   0.154     0.066     0.044     0.040     -9.39     0.113     0.073     0.064     0.062   -44.80    0.02
      82 S and V Non-App   0.628     0.390     0.382     0.330    -13.58     0.664     0.370     0.357     0.338   -49.09    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.710     1.285     0.791     0.974     23.22     0.984     1.594     1.568     1.469    49.24    0.09
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.382     8.134     6.698     5.041    -24.74     7.947     8.291     6.714     6.477   -18.49    0.22
     229 Special Fabric    4.926     3.201     2.992     0.521    -82.57     6.847     0.658     0.634     0.730   -89.33    0.03
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.850     0.476     0.391     0.149    -61.81     0.991     0.239     0.236     0.235   -76.29    0.52
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.334     7.479     5.011     4.583     -8.53     8.323     7.381     7.330     7.051   -15.28    0.96

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    1.187     0.758     0.219     0.293     34.23     0.418     0.902     0.901     0.833    99.06    0.22
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.574     1.119     1.061     0.524    -50.58     1.277     0.572     0.603     0.583   -54.37    0.10
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    9.276     6.650     4.364     3.846    -11.88     7.299     6.191     6.246     6.131   -16.00    0.58
     339 W/G Knit Blouse  14.038    10.430     7.667     4.552    -40.64    11.977     7.601     7.578     7.314   -38.93    0.65
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  15.415    19.491    11.847    14.077     18.82    17.821    20.650    20.797    21.721    21.88    3.44
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   0.588     0.934     0.679     0.498    -26.65     0.940     0.748     0.726     0.753   -19.87    0.40
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.830     0.756     0.678     0.760     12.18     0.725     0.782     0.831     0.839    15.69    0.61
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  35.575    29.650    20.304    20.235     -0.34    32.913    28.106    29.240    29.581   -10.12    2.86
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  54.293    44.956    31.766    30.498     -3.99    46.713    44.298    44.815    43.688    -6.48    2.86
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.071     0.170     0.040     0.959   2308.43     0.068     1.095     1.088     1.089  1498.41    0.06
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.054     6.563     3.811     3.774     -0.98     5.344     6.752     6.712     6.525    22.11    1.29

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.425     0.448     0.237     0.372     56.72     0.376     0.581     0.581     0.583    54.87    1.93
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.272     0.030     0.019     0.005    -74.18     0.055     0.030     0.014     0.016   -71.06    0.06
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.000     0.006     0.000     0.000    228.57     0.000     0.006     0.006     0.006  4342.86    0.63
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.034     0.045     0.025     0.033     34.54     0.040     0.045     0.032     0.053    34.35    0.88
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.011     0.031     0.016     0.003    -83.86     0.027     0.033     0.025     0.017   -37.57    0.07
     465 Floor Coverings   0.067     0.062     0.042     0.034    -19.63     0.087     0.048     0.051     0.054   -38.31    0.25

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Filam   0.533     0.944     0.376     1.294    244.35     0.543     1.632     1.682     1.863   242.78    0.18
     632 Hosiery           0.753     0.611     0.444     0.347    -21.79     0.803     0.566     0.557     0.514   -35.97    0.08
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.223     1.612     1.021     1.149     12.59     1.818     1.273     1.283     1.740    -4.26    0.45
     635 Coats, W/G        2.737     4.183     1.363     1.064    -21.91     2.495     4.128     3.969     3.885    55.68    0.79
     636 Dresses           0.699     1.929     1.711     0.695    -59.39     2.058     1.160     0.959     0.913   -55.64    0.07
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  14.640    20.657    13.545    19.447     43.57    18.881    24.629    25.831    26.558    40.66    3.15
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  17.844    19.083    11.855    10.622    -10.40    19.767    19.370    18.980    17.850    -9.70    1.85
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.386     1.735     1.254     0.666    -46.85     1.403     1.073     0.945     1.148   -18.21    0.88
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   0.683     0.478     0.339     0.582     71.50     0.441     0.643     0.679     0.721    63.46    0.26
     647 Trousers,etc MB  12.319    13.171     9.168     6.277    -31.53    13.785    11.212    10.598    10.280   -25.43    2.10
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   11.836    13.115     8.063     9.440     17.07    12.918    14.616    14.264    14.491    12.18    3.40
     650 Dress Gown,Robe   0.600     0.242     0.221     0.001    -99.71     0.798     0.243     0.022     0.022   -97.30    0.01
     652 M-MF Underwear    3.181     2.427     1.964     1.271    -35.25     3.659     2.278     1.780     1.735   -52.57    0.25
     659 Oth. MMF App.     5.911    11.276     6.000     3.112    -48.15     8.355    10.159     9.698     8.387     0.38    0.33