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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | ARGENT       |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  8/2012 in Million $  |
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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            10.495    11.841     7.544     5.109    -32.28    10.731    11.296    10.598     9.406    -12.35    0.01
       1 Apparel           1.751     2.254     1.290     1.121    -13.13     1.896     2.217     2.135     2.085      9.93    0.00
       2 Non-Apparel       8.745     9.587     6.254     3.988    -36.23     8.835     9.079     8.463     7.321    -17.13    0.03
      11 Yarns             1.809     0.824     0.401     0.484     20.59     0.709     0.930     0.918     0.907     27.83    0.06
      12 Fabrics           5.540     8.002     5.371     2.996    -44.22     7.218     7.439     6.816     5.627    -22.04    0.10
      14 Made Ups / Mis    1.396     0.761     0.482     0.509      5.49     0.907     0.710     0.729     0.787    -13.26    0.00
      30 Cotton Product    1.288     1.853     1.024     0.888    -13.24     1.379     1.892     1.820     1.717     24.50    0.00
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.965     1.717     0.933     0.760    -18.49     1.236     1.711     1.640     1.544     24.96    0.00
      32 Cot Non-Appare    0.322     0.136     0.091     0.128     40.32     0.143     0.182     0.180     0.173     20.53    0.00
      40 Wool Products     2.545     1.277     0.604     0.826     36.72     1.267     1.362     1.373     1.499     18.30    0.03
      41 Wool Apparel      0.104     0.078     0.025     0.120    374.20     0.106     0.182     0.183     0.173     63.22    0.00
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.441     1.199     0.579     0.707     22.03     1.162     1.179     1.191     1.327     14.21    0.13
      60 MMF Products      6.645     8.688     5.902     3.371    -42.88     8.064     8.009     7.375     6.157    -23.65    0.01
      61 MMF Apparel       0.673     0.441     0.322     0.234    -27.28     0.543     0.311     0.300     0.353    -35.02    0.00
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.972     8.247     5.580     3.137    -43.78     7.521     7.698     7.075     5.805    -22.83    0.04
      80 S and V Produc    0.018     0.023     0.014     0.023     64.39     0.021     0.032     0.029     0.032     56.33    0.00
      81 S and V Appare    0.009     0.018     0.010     0.007    -33.60     0.012     0.013     0.012     0.015     24.17    0.00
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.009     0.005     0.004     0.017    287.84     0.008     0.020     0.016     0.017    102.25    0.00

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.134     1.948     1.140     1.076     -5.65     1.968     1.966     1.913     1.883     -4.29    0.28
     229 Special Fabric    0.008     1.670     1.669     0.004    -99.75     1.669     1.287     0.915     0.005    -99.69    0.00

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.623     0.611     0.218     0.271     24.56     0.481     0.592     0.591     0.664     38.04    0.47