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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | CHINA T      |                         |    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           877.103   878.900   598.109   590.874     -1.21   886.233   878.872   882.936   871.664     -1.64    0.86
       1 Apparel         469.367   435.997   310.023   278.030    -10.32   461.209   414.025   415.009   404.003    -12.40    0.52
       2 Non-Apparel     407.735   442.903   288.086   312.844      8.59   425.024   464.847   467.927   467.661     10.03    1.94
      11 Yarns            49.534    60.505    37.651    40.485      7.53    56.389    64.792    64.255    63.339     12.33    4.27
      12 Fabrics         261.840   285.943   187.877   205.930      9.61   278.018   301.763   305.455   303.995      9.34    5.29
      14 Made Ups / Mis   96.361    96.455    62.558    66.430      6.19    90.617    98.292    98.217   100.326     10.72    0.59
      30 Cotton Product  153.373   141.264    98.151    88.136    -10.20   148.823   133.644   134.437   131.249    -11.81    0.26
      31 Cotton Apparel  113.699   103.716    72.470    58.596    -19.14   111.068    91.840    92.492    89.841    -19.11    0.21
      32 Cot Non-Appare   39.674    37.548    25.681    29.540     15.03    37.755    41.804    41.945    41.407      9.67    0.48
      40 Wool Products     5.316     6.364     4.355     3.192    -26.70     6.014     5.925     5.506     5.202    -13.50    0.11
      41 Wool Apparel      4.553     5.193     3.427     2.626    -23.37     4.817     4.810     4.573     4.392     -8.83    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appar    0.762     1.172     0.928     0.566    -38.99     1.196     1.115     0.934     0.810    -32.30    0.08
      60 MMF Products    712.424   722.531   489.209   491.749      0.52   723.309   729.583   732.810   725.071      0.24    1.67
      61 MMF Apparel     347.134   322.004   230.273   211.543     -8.13   340.505   311.028   311.363   303.275    -10.93    1.03
      62 MMF Non-Appare  365.290   400.527   258.936   280.205      8.21   382.804   418.555   421.446   421.797     10.19    3.02
      80 S and V Produc    5.990     8.740     6.394     7.797     21.94     8.087     9.720    10.183    10.143     25.42    0.56
      81 S and V Appare    3.981     5.084     3.853     5.264     36.62     4.819     6.346     6.581     6.495     34.80    0.48
      82 S and V Non-Ap    2.008     3.656     2.541     2.532     -0.33     3.269     3.374     3.601     3.648     11.59    0.82

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     200 Yarns / Sew Th    1.301     2.006     1.439     1.509      4.89     2.020     2.174     2.117     2.076      2.78    0.99
     201 Specialty Yarn   28.620    37.012    22.153    24.104      8.81    34.822    40.104    39.756    38.962     11.89   15.70
     218 Fab, Color Yar    3.729     4.012     2.802     2.443    -12.83     3.993     3.722     3.755     3.653     -8.51    3.07
     219 Duck Fabric       1.170     0.901     0.815     0.173    -78.76     1.211     0.481     0.342     0.259    -78.60    0.52
     220 Spec. Weave, F    6.323     5.915     4.050     3.502    -13.54     6.351     5.478     5.487     5.367    -15.50    2.96
     222 Knit Fabric      36.298    38.703    26.038    25.360     -2.60    37.691    39.348    38.608    38.025      0.89    5.75
     223 Non-Woven Fabr   15.020    18.324    11.802    11.478     -2.74    16.294    17.667    18.095    18.000     10.47    1.80
     224 Pile/Tufted Fa   16.093    15.175     9.997     8.402    -15.96    16.294    14.155    14.407    13.579    -16.66    4.37
     225 Blue Denim Fab    6.858     6.986     4.867     4.607     -5.35     6.734     7.397     7.341     6.725     -0.12    8.27
     229 Special Fabric  117.392   132.779    86.879    93.661      7.81   128.432   138.943   140.082   139.562      8.67   11.41
     239 Baby Garm / Ac    5.244     5.478     3.449     3.899     13.04     5.797     5.654     5.774     5.928      2.26    0.25

Cotton:
     313 Cotton Sheetin    0.842     0.473     0.423     0.322    -23.86     0.657     0.451     0.408     0.372    -43.32    0.11
     314 Poplin,Broadcl    1.002     1.770     1.198     1.300      8.53     1.627     2.083     2.077     1.872     15.04    1.94
     317 Twill Fabric      4.593     3.534     2.321     6.804    193.08     3.659     7.380     7.682     8.016    119.07    7.99
     326 Sateen Fabric     1.151     0.540     0.297     0.401     34.91     0.646     0.577     0.580     0.644     -0.34    1.58
     331 Cot.Glove/Mitt    0.505     1.077     0.638     0.787     23.19     0.838     1.292     1.276     1.225     46.25    1.09
     332 Cotton Hosiery   14.202    13.606     8.880     7.458    -16.01    13.502    12.350    12.298    12.184     -9.76    1.52
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    2.022     1.826     1.607     0.920    -42.74     2.521     1.280     1.157     1.139    -54.81    0.10
     339 W/G Knit Blous   33.601    26.983    19.968    15.979    -19.98    30.441    23.819    23.798    22.994    -24.46    0.33
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M    4.171     3.305     2.041     1.585    -22.34     3.463     2.398     2.756     2.849    -17.73    0.10
     342 Cotton Skirts     1.679     0.821     0.562     0.529     -5.97     0.768     0.806     0.811     0.788      2.52    0.15
     345 Cotton Sweater    3.988     5.437     2.102     2.286      8.75     5.044     5.235     5.868     5.621     11.46    0.63
     348 W/G Slacks, et   20.985    18.689    15.522    10.323    -33.50    21.662    14.749    14.613    13.490    -37.72    0.21
     352 Cotton Underwe    1.311     1.094     0.665     0.938     41.00     1.231     1.303     1.315     1.367     11.05    0.05
     359 Oth. Cot. App.   14.693    17.602    11.857     8.916    -24.80    17.320    15.345    15.176    14.661    -15.35    1.33
     369 Oth. Cot. Manu   11.780    11.489     7.433     8.844     18.99    10.515    12.609    12.560    12.900     22.68    0.39

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.682     1.077     0.883     0.497    -43.65     1.138     1.029     0.809     0.692    -39.23    0.49
     432 Wool Hosiery      0.485     1.222     0.653     0.278    -57.46     1.023     1.110     1.031     0.847    -17.18    3.28
     438 K Shirts,Blous    0.403     0.531     0.378     0.399      5.51     0.392     0.476     0.511     0.552     40.80    0.14
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.004     0.032     0.032     0.010    -69.16     0.032     0.008     0.009     0.010    -69.16    0.07
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.616     0.541     0.294     0.271     -7.75     0.484     0.580     0.594     0.518      6.95    0.27
     446 Wool Sweater,W    1.018     0.785     0.624     0.228    -63.55     0.925     0.862     0.462     0.389    -58.01    0.07
     459 Oth.Wool Appar    1.597     1.454     1.085     0.605    -44.23     1.464     1.051     0.987     0.974    -33.49    0.28

Man-Made Fiber:
     600 Text Fil Yarn    12.440    13.757     8.008    10.729     33.99    11.920    16.554    16.566    16.479     38.24    5.05
     603 Yarn>85% artif    1.752     2.959     2.888     0.201    -93.03     2.890     0.284     0.272     0.272    -90.59    0.41
     604 Yarn>85% Synth    0.835     0.393     0.209     0.332     58.90     0.286     0.556     0.582     0.516     80.50    0.46
     606 N-Text Fil Yrn    2.848     2.075     1.217     2.520    106.96     2.259     3.050     3.245     3.377     49.49    1.71
     613 MMF Sheeting F    0.110     0.077     0.077     1.590   1972.18     0.126     1.113     1.406     1.590   1162.10   12.35
     617 MMF Twill/Sate    1.295     1.852     0.932     5.311    469.59     1.501     4.611     5.699     6.231    315.04   22.34
     619 Poly Fil Fab      8.230     9.408     5.668     7.062     24.59     8.599    10.402    10.770    10.802     25.62    5.50
     620 Oth Synth Fila   27.669    32.363    20.763    22.659      9.13    30.483    33.665    34.288    34.259     12.39    6.51
     622 Glass Fabric      5.066     4.123     2.476     4.388     77.22     4.054     5.324     5.473     6.035     48.88    4.83
     625 Pop,Broad Stp/    0.141     0.309     0.122     0.771    534.08     0.128     0.646     0.877     0.958    647.41   11.96
     628 Twl/Satn/Stp/F    4.881     4.020     3.326     3.103     -6.69     5.243     4.033     3.705     3.798    -27.57   12.16
     629 Oth Stap/Fil F    2.217     2.255     1.642     0.884    -46.17     2.342     1.623     1.621     1.496    -36.10    1.48
     631 Gloves/Mittens    5.610     5.354     3.010     2.556    -15.09     5.509     5.358     5.183     4.900    -11.05    1.05
     632 Hosiery          37.010    41.567    28.745    27.483     -4.39    43.554    38.868    40.169    40.305     -7.46    4.16
     634 Other Coats, M   11.114     9.455     7.120     3.946    -44.58    11.561     7.105     6.694     6.281    -45.67    0.37
     635 Coats, W/G        4.594     4.505     3.280     2.961     -9.71     4.473     4.453     4.377     4.187     -6.39    0.22
     636 Dresses          22.192    16.980    14.878    13.215    -11.18    19.813    15.905    16.036    15.317    -22.69    0.51
     638 Knit Shirts, M   20.145    20.427    14.955    16.283      8.88    21.336    20.375    21.009    21.754      1.96    0.87
     639 Knit Blouses,W   64.197    59.809    45.841    37.713    -17.73    61.526    55.078    53.917    51.681    -16.00    1.44
     642 Skirts            7.716     7.734     6.355     6.028     -5.15     8.021     7.326     7.623     7.407     -7.65    1.23
     646 MMF Sweaters,W    4.282     2.527     1.347     0.993    -26.29     3.639     2.740     2.734     2.173    -40.28    0.55
     647 Trousers,etc M   10.062     8.256     5.680     6.247      9.98     8.953     8.291     8.597     8.823     -1.45    0.44
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   36.722    25.761    16.502    15.274     -7.44    28.627    25.077    25.760    24.533    -14.30    1.33
     649 Bras/Ot Bod Su   10.125     5.822     4.610     6.044     31.11     7.633     6.701     6.795     7.256     -4.94    0.37
     650 Dress Gown,Rob    0.797     0.556     0.418     0.228    -45.41     0.794     0.421     0.380     0.367    -53.83    0.12
     651 Nightwear/PJs     2.414     2.191     1.823     0.867    -52.46     3.209     1.639     1.556     1.235    -61.52    0.18
     652 M-MF Underwear    4.539     3.601     2.389     2.155     -9.78     4.037     3.497     3.449     3.367    -16.60    0.38
     659 Oth. MMF App.   101.933   103.753    70.641    67.187     -4.89   103.587   104.785   103.856   100.300     -3.17    2.68
     666 Other Furnishi   57.336    45.488    29.699    29.147     -1.86    45.622    43.933    44.137    44.935     -1.51    1.44
     669 Other MMF Manu    6.635     9.140     6.521     5.892     -9.64     9.138     8.343     8.375     8.512     -6.86    0.74
     670 Flat Goods, et   16.486    24.261    14.539    18.159     24.90    19.571    27.390    27.015    27.881     42.46    0.86

Silk and Vegetable Fiber:
     832 Hosiery Slk/Ve    0.247     0.272     0.187     0.301     60.45     0.238     0.355     0.417     0.385     62.03    6.66
     847 S/V Trousers M    1.588     2.585     2.401     3.145     31.01     2.533     3.272     3.332     3.330     31.44    0.65
     859 Oth. S/V Appar    1.086     1.187     0.674     1.215     80.36     1.188     1.614     1.720     1.728     45.47    1.00
     870 Luggage Silk/V    0.634     0.949     0.671     0.446    -33.55     0.828     0.746     0.774     0.724    -12.53    0.90
     899 Other S/V Manu    0.926     2.305     1.634     1.906     16.65     2.019     2.310     2.486     2.577     27.63    1.39