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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category,  8/2012 Data  |
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                                         Category 445/446 :  WOOL SWEATERS
                                                      Data in Doz, 12.40 M2 per Doz

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE  8/2012
   Country      2010       2011       8/2011     8/2012  % Change     8/2011     6/2012     7/2012     8/2012  % Change % Share

    WORLD      2758726   2688589     1025055     890677    -13.11    2776514    2676957    2629286    2554211     -8.01  100.00

    CHINA P    2528079   2437034      903934     777901    -13.94    2543348    2428315    2388223    2311001     -9.14   90.48

    ITALY        69172     90854       48690      46531     -4.43      72652      91330      88651      88695     22.08    3.47

    BNGLDSH      24309     29478        7899       4580    -42.02      22534      29179      27190      26159     16.09    1.02

    PERU         16490     16750        7407       7989      7.86      17247      15472      15326      17332      0.49    0.68

    U KING       13518     14979        8398       8586      2.24      14093      13926      14441      15167      7.62    0.59

    HG KONG      16216      8629        5015       4254    -15.17      14127       8498       9237       7868    -44.31    0.31


    _WTO       2758609   2688541     1025046     890522    -13.12    2776437    2676871    2629106    2554017     -8.01   99.99

    _OECD       112094    136438       72569      70145     -3.34     120102     136056     134414     134014     11.58    5.25

    _EU15        96736    123778       65177      64642     -0.82     102823     123793     121917     123243     19.86    4.83

    _EC12        96322    123423       65121      64528     -0.91     102574     123421     121553     122830     19.75    4.81

    _W HEMI      34033     30965       14246      13111     -7.97      33286      30108      29578      29830    -10.38    1.17

    _ANDEAN      30296     27535       13050      11851     -9.19      30187      26611      26009      26336    -12.76    1.03

    _ASEAN       11964     16679        3249       8441    159.80      11651      16485      17625      21871     87.72    0.86