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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through  7/2012 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE  7/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011     7/2011    7/2012  % Change    7/2011    5/2012    6/2012    7/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           231.670   237.636   134.343   128.447     -4.39   241.523   236.896   233.218   231.741    -4.05    0.43
       1 Apparel         220.353   221.937   122.713   119.405     -2.70   221.957   221.803   218.559   218.629    -1.50    0.93
       2 Non-Apparel      11.317    15.699    11.629     9.042    -22.25    19.566    15.093    14.659    13.112   -32.99    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.445     0.482     0.194     0.318     64.16     0.366     0.604     0.605     0.606    65.58    0.02
      12 Fabrics           9.066    13.833    10.525     7.599    -27.80    17.276    12.772    12.471    10.907   -36.86    0.11
      14 Made Ups / Misc   1.807     1.383     0.910     1.125     23.57     1.924     1.718     1.583     1.598   -16.96    0.01
      30 Cotton Products 145.222   129.619    75.442    73.810     -2.16   135.591   127.593   126.137   127.987    -5.61    0.69
      31 Cotton Apparel  144.272   129.095    75.218    73.231     -2.64   134.939   126.758   125.297   127.108    -5.80    1.07
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.950     0.524     0.223     0.578    158.85     0.652     0.836     0.840     0.879    34.89    0.01
      40 Wool Products     1.008     0.793     0.349     0.385     10.24     0.763     0.866     0.866     0.829     8.59    0.26
      41 Wool Apparel      0.485     0.266     0.137     0.048    -64.60     0.313     0.224     0.219     0.178   -43.06    0.07
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.523     0.527     0.212     0.336     58.55     0.451     0.643     0.647     0.651    44.39    0.86
      60 MMF Products     84.657   106.768    58.154    53.890     -7.33   104.277   107.848   105.772   102.504    -1.70    0.30
      61 MMF Apparel      75.441    92.510    47.318    46.088     -2.60    86.585    94.751    92.970    91.280     5.42    0.83
      62 MMF Non-Apparel   9.217    14.258    10.836     7.803    -27.99    17.692    13.097    12.802    11.224   -36.56    0.05
      80 S and V Product   0.782     0.456     0.398     0.363     -8.84     0.892     0.588     0.443     0.421   -52.78    0.07
      81 S and V Apparel   0.154     0.066     0.040     0.037     -6.39     0.120     0.071     0.073     0.064   -47.00    0.02
      82 S and V Non-App   0.628     0.390     0.358     0.325     -9.11     0.772     0.517     0.370     0.357   -53.69    0.11

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.710     1.285     0.626     0.909     45.29     0.965     1.587     1.594     1.568    62.56    0.09
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.382     8.134     6.462     5.041    -21.99     8.023     8.938     8.291     6.714   -16.32    0.23
     229 Special Fabric    4.926     3.201     2.986     0.420    -85.95     7.500     0.601     0.658     0.634   -91.54    0.03
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.850     0.476     0.384     0.144    -62.56     1.072     0.361     0.239     0.236   -77.96    0.52
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.334     7.479     4.022     3.873     -3.70     7.905     7.930     7.381     7.330    -7.27    0.99

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    1.187     0.758     0.126     0.269    113.46     0.531     0.817     0.902     0.901    69.53    0.23
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.574     1.119     0.994     0.478    -51.95     1.226     0.588     0.572     0.603   -50.85    0.10
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    9.276     6.650     3.790     3.386    -10.66     7.745     6.306     6.191     6.246   -19.36    0.58
     339 W/G Knit Blouse  14.038    10.430     7.004     4.152    -40.72    12.527     7.762     7.601     7.578   -39.51    0.67
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  15.415    19.491    10.088    11.395     12.95    18.059    19.893    20.650    20.797    15.16    3.26
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   0.588     0.934     0.598     0.389    -34.88     0.879     0.790     0.748     0.726   -17.44    0.37
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.830     0.756     0.672     0.748     11.22     0.721     0.774     0.782     0.831    15.28    0.60
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  35.575    29.650    17.856    17.446     -2.30    33.533    28.562    28.106    29.240   -12.80    2.82
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  54.293    44.956    27.087    26.946     -0.52    46.507    45.429    44.298    44.815    -3.64    2.95
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.071     0.170     0.036     0.955   2545.41     0.065     0.996     1.095     1.088  1563.19    0.06
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.054     6.563     2.830     2.980      5.27     4.613     6.690     6.752     6.712    45.50    1.30

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.425     0.448     0.166     0.299     80.13     0.336     0.575     0.581     0.581    72.86    1.94
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.272     0.030     0.017     0.000    -99.17     0.093     0.030     0.030     0.014   -85.39    0.05
     440 NK Shirts,Blous   0.000     0.006     0.000     0.000    340.00     0.000     0.006     0.006     0.006  5100.00    0.66
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.034     0.045     0.014     0.001    -95.28     0.031     0.045     0.045     0.032     3.50    0.51
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.011     0.031     0.008     0.002    -73.19     0.019     0.031     0.033     0.025    31.19    0.09
     465 Floor Coverings   0.067     0.062     0.040     0.029    -27.80     0.087     0.051     0.048     0.051   -41.45    0.24

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Filam   0.533     0.944     0.373     1.110    197.89     0.540     1.360     1.632     1.682   211.15    0.16
     632 Hosiery           0.753     0.611     0.379     0.324    -14.40     0.789     0.572     0.566     0.557   -29.44    0.09
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.223     1.612     0.710     0.381    -46.37     1.726     1.601     1.273     1.283   -25.66    0.33
     635 Coats, W/G        2.737     4.183     1.001     0.787    -21.42     2.439     3.800     4.128     3.969    62.69    0.78
     636 Dresses           0.699     1.929     1.603     0.633    -60.53     2.014     1.246     1.160     0.959   -52.38    0.08
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  14.640    20.657    11.582    16.757     44.68    18.374    25.214    24.629    25.831    40.59    3.08
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  17.844    19.083     9.568     9.464     -1.08    19.364    18.970    19.370    18.980    -1.99    1.98
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.386     1.735     1.178     0.388    -67.05     1.343     1.143     1.073     0.945   -29.60    0.73
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   0.683     0.478     0.305     0.506     66.13     0.491     0.631     0.643     0.679    38.31    0.25
     647 Trousers,etc MB  12.319    13.171     7.847     5.275    -32.78    13.340    11.635    11.212    10.598   -20.55    2.12
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   11.836    13.115     6.473     7.622     17.75    12.692    14.671    14.616    14.264    12.38    3.35
     650 Dress Gown,Robe   0.600     0.242     0.221     0.001    -99.73     0.809     0.243     0.243     0.022   -97.34    0.01
     652 M-MF Underwear    3.181     2.427     1.057     0.409    -61.26     3.878     2.389     2.278     1.780   -54.10    0.26
     659 Oth. MMF App.     5.911    11.276     4.404     2.826    -35.83     7.321    10.794    10.159     9.698    32.47    0.38