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  ______________                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    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           802.968   919.468   583.806   582.012     -0.31   869.697   925.484   927.230   917.674      5.52    0.91
       1 Apparel         789.497   903.215   573.037   569.773     -0.57   852.534   907.615   909.532   899.951      5.56    1.17
       2 Non-Apparel      13.472    16.253    10.769    12.239     13.66    17.163    17.870    17.698    17.723      3.26    0.07
      11 Yarns             2.372     3.328     1.929     2.593     34.41     2.660     4.135     4.081     3.991     50.05    0.27
      12 Fabrics           5.183     8.173     5.922     6.224      5.10     8.544     8.626     8.423     8.475     -0.81    0.15
      14 Made Ups / Mis    5.917     4.752     2.918     3.423     17.30     5.959     5.109     5.194     5.257    -11.77    0.03
      30 Cotton Product  576.628   624.408   398.051   396.945     -0.28   594.357   621.502   630.041   623.303      4.87    1.22
      31 Cotton Apparel  574.694   622.829   397.146   395.218     -0.49   592.794   619.065   627.511   620.901      4.74    1.47
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.933     1.580     0.905     1.727     90.89     1.563     2.437     2.530     2.402     53.67    0.03
      40 Wool Products    11.600    11.216     6.402     6.179     -3.48    11.026    11.601    10.799    10.993     -0.30    0.23
      41 Wool Apparel      5.973     5.589     3.086     2.506    -18.80     4.787     5.543     4.779     5.009      4.64    0.13
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.627     5.627     3.316     3.673     10.77     6.240     6.058     6.020     5.984     -4.09    0.59
      60 MMF Products    213.195   282.821   178.462   178.249     -0.12   262.960   291.389   285.472   282.609      7.47    0.65
      61 MMF Apparel     207.907   274.466   172.558   171.808     -0.43   254.535   282.665   276.906   273.716      7.54    0.93
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.288     8.356     5.904     6.441      9.09     8.425     8.724     8.567     8.893      5.55    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    1.545     1.022     0.891     0.638    -28.36     1.353     0.991     0.917     0.769    -43.17    0.04
      81 S and V Appare    0.922     0.332     0.248     0.241     -2.83     0.418     0.341     0.336     0.325    -22.27    0.02
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.624     0.690     0.643     0.398    -38.18     0.935     0.650     0.581     0.444    -52.51    0.10

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.685     0.939     0.726     0.915     26.09     0.915     1.236     1.223     1.128     23.24    0.17
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.781     1.740     1.403     0.971    -30.80     1.791     1.655     1.355     1.308    -27.01    0.13
     229 Special Fabric    2.540     1.449     1.317     0.335    -74.58     2.996     0.436     0.422     0.467    -84.41    0.04
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.959     0.526     0.408     0.404     -0.96     0.968     0.523     0.504     0.522    -46.01    0.53
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   22.099    27.801    18.657    15.861    -14.98    26.854    27.124    26.839    25.006     -6.88    1.04

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    2.920     2.177     0.647     0.707      9.20     0.888     2.436     2.438     2.237    151.78    0.19
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.947     1.900     1.600     1.033    -35.44     1.890     1.366     1.369     1.333    -29.47    0.12
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   65.508    65.789    38.924    34.472    -11.44    61.766    62.562    62.317    61.336     -0.70    0.99
     339 W/G Knit Blous   71.419    61.059    40.880    26.918    -34.15    65.089    47.738    48.364    47.097    -27.64    0.68
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M   77.937   117.391    68.007    88.198     29.69    99.842   131.000   131.530   137.582     37.80    4.73
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou    2.325     3.660     2.367     2.541      7.38     3.255     3.501     3.554     3.834     17.78    0.33
     342 Cotton Skirts     1.863     2.277     1.897     2.749     44.91     1.995     2.866     3.105     3.129     56.86    0.60
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  137.679   150.558    96.431    96.580      0.15   147.040   147.375   151.833   150.707      2.49    2.58
     348 W/G Slacks, et  186.033   179.454   122.647   118.544     -3.35   176.639   180.040   182.966   175.351     -0.73    2.69
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.214     0.735     0.079     1.788   2155.50     0.230     2.440     2.427     2.443    963.16    0.10
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    2.997     9.893     5.311     5.204     -2.03     6.701    10.055    10.078     9.785     46.01    0.89

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.286     3.210     1.843     2.485     34.87     2.563     4.008     3.942     3.853     50.35    2.73
     438 K Shirts,Blous    2.703     0.448     0.273     0.109    -59.97     0.657     0.458     0.263     0.284    -56.79    0.07
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.004     0.327     0.006     0.010     70.79     0.006     0.335     0.335     0.331   5323.13    2.51
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.713     1.125     0.511     0.904     76.72     0.855     1.129     0.916     1.517     77.51    0.78
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.173     1.224     0.717     0.141    -80.39     0.874     1.277     0.973     0.647    -25.95    0.11
     465 Floor Covering    2.837     1.975     1.190     1.040    -12.59     3.135     1.753     1.765     1.825    -41.78    0.27

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Fila    0.304     3.085     1.729     3.517    103.41     1.814     4.309     4.460     4.873    168.67    0.93
     632 Hosiery           4.018     4.040     2.951     2.373    -19.59     4.692     3.795     3.756     3.462    -26.22    0.36
     634 Other Coats, M    3.450     3.956     2.139     3.161     47.76     4.572     3.551     3.553     4.977      8.87    0.29
     635 Coats, W/G        5.239     9.704     2.549     2.808     10.17     4.736     9.817    10.032     9.963    110.38    0.53
     636 Dresses           0.843     2.974     2.582     1.274    -50.64     2.986     1.907     1.622     1.667    -44.17    0.06
     638 Knit Shirts, M   44.150    65.280    41.665    53.419     28.21    57.451    73.023    76.430    77.034     34.09    3.10
     639 Knit Blouses,W   52.085    63.392    39.731    34.111    -14.15    63.208    64.859    61.639    57.772     -8.60    1.61
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    3.538     5.290     3.720     2.200    -40.86     4.185     3.614     3.209     3.770     -9.92    0.83
     641 N-K Blouses, W    3.012     2.054     1.360     2.499     83.75     1.851     2.954     3.041     3.193     72.46    0.24
     647 Trousers,etc M   33.269    38.316    25.839    19.749    -23.57    38.221    34.555    32.711    32.225    -15.69    1.61
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   41.549    58.087    35.937    40.635     13.07    50.430    64.755    62.878    62.785     24.50    3.42
     650 Dress Gown,Rob    0.524     0.234     0.189     0.004    -97.96     0.681     0.236     0.048     0.048    -92.90    0.02
     652 M-MF Underwear    8.248     7.346     5.928     4.042    -31.82    10.309     6.906     5.450     5.460    -47.04    0.61
     659 Oth. MMF App.     3.941     7.552     3.898     2.514    -35.50     5.222     7.267     6.883     6.169     18.12    0.17