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  ______________                          |                                     |                             September 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through  7/2012 in Million $  |
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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           802.968   919.468   482.403   490.165      1.61   853.718   935.304   925.484   927.230      8.61    0.91
       1 Apparel         789.497   903.215   473.013   479.329      1.34   836.439   917.697   907.615   909.532      8.74    1.17
       2 Non-Apparel      13.472    16.253     9.390    10.836     15.39    17.278    17.608    17.870    17.698      2.43    0.07
      11 Yarns             2.372     3.328     1.421     2.174     53.00     2.400     3.991     4.135     4.081     70.03    0.27
      12 Fabrics           5.183     8.173     5.374     5.624      4.66     8.763     8.254     8.626     8.423     -3.88    0.15
      14 Made Ups / Mis    5.917     4.752     2.596     3.037     17.02     6.115     5.362     5.109     5.194    -15.05    0.03
      30 Cotton Product  576.628   624.408   334.027   339.659      1.69   588.081   626.473   621.502   630.041      7.14    1.22
      31 Cotton Apparel  574.694   622.829   333.416   338.098      1.40   586.622   624.059   619.065   627.511      6.97    1.46
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.933     1.580     0.610     1.561    155.81     1.459     2.414     2.437     2.530     73.47    0.03
      40 Wool Products    11.600    11.216     4.823     4.406     -8.64    10.627    11.696    11.601    10.799      1.62    0.22
      41 Wool Apparel      5.973     5.589     2.118     1.309    -38.22     4.632     5.699     5.543     4.779      3.18    0.12
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.627     5.627     2.704     3.097     14.53     5.996     5.997     6.058     6.020      0.41    0.59
      60 MMF Products    213.195   282.821   142.834   145.485      1.86   253.675   296.009   291.389   285.472     12.53    0.66
      61 MMF Apparel     207.907   274.466   137.258   139.698      1.78   244.746   287.578   282.665   276.906     13.14    0.94
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.288     8.356     5.576     5.787      3.78     8.929     8.431     8.724     8.567     -4.06    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    1.545     1.022     0.720     0.615    -14.57     1.334     1.127     0.991     0.917    -31.28    0.05
      81 S and V Appare    0.922     0.332     0.220     0.224      1.91     0.440     0.361     0.341     0.336    -23.56    0.02
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.624     0.690     0.500     0.391    -21.83     0.894     0.765     0.650     0.581    -35.08    0.13

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.685     0.939     0.573     0.858     49.57     0.898     1.230     1.236     1.223     36.13    0.19
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.781     1.740     1.355     0.971    -28.37     1.863     1.781     1.655     1.355    -27.25    0.14
     229 Special Fabric    2.540     1.449     1.309     0.282    -78.49     3.446     0.386     0.436     0.422    -87.76    0.03
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.959     0.526     0.399     0.377     -5.70     1.066     0.633     0.523     0.504    -52.76    0.50
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   22.099    27.801    14.527    13.565     -6.63    24.172    29.656    27.124    26.839     11.03    1.10

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    2.920     2.177     0.395     0.656     66.03     1.080     2.297     2.436     2.438    125.69    0.20
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.947     1.900     1.461     0.930    -36.34     1.795     1.353     1.366     1.369    -23.74    0.12
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   65.508    65.789    31.830    28.358    -10.91    63.445    64.189    62.562    62.317     -1.78    0.99
     339 W/G Knit Blous   71.419    61.059    36.115    23.420    -35.15    67.228    48.574    47.738    48.364    -28.06    0.68
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M   77.937   117.391    57.646    71.785     24.53    99.744   125.528   131.000   131.530     31.87    4.46
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou    2.325     3.660     2.021     1.915     -5.22     3.040     3.496     3.501     3.554     16.92    0.30
     342 Cotton Skirts     1.863     2.277     1.847     2.675     44.82     1.967     2.898     2.866     3.105     57.85    0.59
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  137.679   150.558    82.310    83.586      1.55   145.702   149.806   147.375   151.833      4.21    2.59
     348 W/G Slacks, et  186.033   179.454   100.862   104.374      3.48   171.086   183.230   180.040   182.966      6.94    2.81
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.214     0.735     0.075     1.767   2244.26     0.226     2.271     2.440     2.427    971.46    0.09
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    2.997     9.893     3.993     4.179      4.65     5.574    10.191    10.055    10.078     80.82    0.89

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.286     3.210     1.335     2.067     54.84     2.303     3.903     4.008     3.942     71.21    2.83
     438 K Shirts,Blous    2.703     0.448     0.198     0.013    -93.33     0.939     0.448     0.458     0.263    -71.94    0.07
     440 NK Shirts,Blou    0.004     0.327     0.002     0.010    441.06     0.003     0.334     0.335     0.335  11797.83    2.42
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.713     1.125     0.234     0.025    -89.21     0.644     1.126     1.129     0.916     42.19    0.46
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.173     1.224     0.345     0.095    -72.44     0.504     1.259     1.277     0.973     93.32    0.17
     465 Floor Covering    2.837     1.975     1.105     0.895    -18.98     3.120     1.826     1.753     1.765    -43.44    0.27

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Fila    0.304     3.085     1.718     3.092     80.00     1.804     3.901     4.309     4.460    147.26    0.85
     632 Hosiery           4.018     4.040     2.489     2.204    -11.42     4.555     3.846     3.795     3.756    -17.54    0.39
     634 Other Coats, M    3.450     3.956     1.413     1.010    -28.52     4.320     3.983     3.551     3.553    -17.76    0.21
     635 Coats, W/G        5.239     9.704     1.789     2.117     18.33     4.607     9.300     9.817    10.032    117.75    0.52
     636 Dresses           0.843     2.974     2.426     1.074    -55.72     2.915     2.027     1.907     1.622    -44.35    0.05
     638 Knit Shirts, M   44.150    65.280    34.088    45.239     32.71    54.727    75.044    73.023    76.430     39.66    3.09
     639 Knit Blouses,W   52.085    63.392    31.402    29.649     -5.58    61.089    64.148    64.859    61.639      0.90    1.72
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    3.538     5.290     3.463     1.382    -60.09     3.973     3.921     3.614     3.209    -19.22    0.70
     641 N-K Blouses, W    3.012     2.054     1.213     2.201     81.41     2.253     2.890     2.954     3.041     34.99    0.24
     647 Trousers,etc M   33.269    38.316    21.754    16.149    -25.77    36.730    35.577    34.555    32.711    -10.94    1.62
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   41.549    58.087    27.919    32.709     17.16    48.617    65.839    64.755    62.878     29.33    3.41
     650 Dress Gown,Rob    0.524     0.234     0.189     0.004    -98.14     0.698     0.236     0.236     0.048    -93.09    0.02
     652 M-MF Underwear    8.248     7.346     3.192     1.296    -59.39    10.454     7.275     6.906     5.450    -47.87    0.62
     659 Oth. MMF App.     3.941     7.552     2.943     2.273    -22.76     4.600     7.645     7.267     6.883     49.62    0.18