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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | IRELAND      |                         |    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            23.468    32.598    18.277    19.289      5.54    28.793    33.843    33.161    33.610     16.73    0.03
       1 Apparel           7.025     8.146     4.295     3.429    -20.18     7.799     7.881     7.928     7.280     -6.66    0.01
       2 Non-Apparel      16.443    24.452    13.982    15.861     13.43    20.994    25.962    25.233    26.331     25.42    0.11
      11 Yarns             0.153     0.164     0.109     0.048    -55.68     0.210     0.094     0.104     0.104    -50.70    0.01
      12 Fabrics           9.472    10.882     7.277     6.431    -11.63    11.276    10.559     9.519    10.035    -11.00    0.17
      14 Made Ups / Mis    6.818    13.406     6.597     9.382     42.22     9.508    15.309    15.610    16.191     70.30    0.10
      30 Cotton Product    0.509     1.158     0.602     0.973     61.57     0.930     1.431     1.496     1.528     64.31    0.00
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.438     0.869     0.446     0.487      9.13     0.741     0.861     0.878     0.910     22.76    0.00
      32 Cot Non-Appare    0.071     0.289     0.156     0.486    211.67     0.189     0.570     0.618     0.619    227.16    0.01
      40 Wool Products    15.478    23.800    12.592    13.617      8.14    19.740    24.769    24.847    24.826     25.77    0.51
      41 Wool Apparel      6.281     6.982     3.646     2.527    -30.70     6.759     6.567     6.564     5.863    -13.25    0.15
      42 Wool Non-Appar    9.198    16.818     8.946    11.090     23.97    12.981    18.202    18.283    18.962     46.08    1.85
      60 MMF Products      6.115     6.508     4.507     4.095     -9.15     7.072     6.359     5.713     6.095    -13.81    0.01
      61 MMF Apparel       0.172     0.127     0.089     0.306    242.90     0.149     0.287     0.327     0.344    130.93    0.00
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.943     6.381     4.418     3.789    -14.25     6.924     6.072     5.385     5.752    -16.92    0.04
      80 S and V Produc    1.367     1.133     0.576     0.604      4.88     1.051     1.284     1.105     1.161     10.49    0.06
      81 S and V Appare    0.134     0.168     0.114     0.108     -4.58     0.150     0.166     0.159     0.163      8.58    0.01
      82 S and V Non-Ap    1.232     0.964     0.463     0.496      7.20     0.900     1.118     0.946     0.998     10.81    0.22

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    5.152     4.315     2.795     2.946      5.42     5.040     4.393     4.001     4.466    -11.38    0.45

Wool:
     414 Oth Wool Fabri    2.021     3.856     2.443     2.252     -7.82     3.335     3.725     3.645     3.665      9.91    4.86
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.779     1.276     1.175     0.326    -72.30     1.453     1.072     1.100     0.426    -70.67    0.11
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.834     1.109     0.296     0.187    -36.94     0.954     1.026     1.024     1.000      4.79    0.51
     446 Wool Sweater,W    2.046     2.499     1.082     1.253     15.77     2.310     2.504     2.523     2.670     15.57    0.46
     459 Oth.Wool Appar    1.798     1.752     0.898     0.578    -35.63     1.690     1.599     1.558     1.432    -15.26    0.41
     465 Floor Covering    6.334    12.113     5.878     8.416     43.18     8.631    13.761    14.050    14.651     69.75    2.21