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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   0:  TOTAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS (MFA)
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   55444.079  53691.448  36149.591  36160.806      0.03 55114.826  53589.118  53809.658  53702.663      -2.56  100.00

     CHINA P 25997.931  25165.761  16507.832  16898.839      2.37 25679.061  25520.559  25629.177  25556.768      -0.48   47.59

     INDIA    3256.987   3306.168   2267.943   2327.156      2.61  3320.277   3326.883   3353.242   3365.381       1.36    6.27

     VIETNAM  2877.650   3130.100   2102.565   2077.499     -1.19  3123.269   3114.602   3125.391   3105.034      -0.58    5.78

     PAKISTN  2837.254   2484.283   1717.489   1694.863     -1.32  2612.494   2467.777   2469.238   2461.657      -5.77    4.58

     MEXICO   2610.284   2545.376   1753.334   1664.100     -5.09  2636.250   2470.035   2469.369   2456.142      -6.83    4.57

     INDNSIA  1756.606   1771.733   1249.594   1205.820     -3.50  1811.451   1712.030   1731.409   1727.958      -4.61    3.22

     BNGLDSH  1866.908   1749.767   1307.291   1266.780     -3.10  1914.257   1669.003   1699.784   1709.256     -10.71    3.18

     KOR REP  1335.792   1292.649    868.141    935.704      7.78  1258.765   1336.358   1362.492   1360.212       8.06    2.53

     CANADA   1331.467   1250.331    847.539    812.540     -4.13  1303.218   1227.826   1222.966   1215.332      -6.74    2.26

     HONDURA  1294.106   1210.844    834.473    754.834     -9.54  1291.110   1131.337   1132.448   1131.205     -12.39    2.11

     CAMBOD   1002.693   1097.761    709.946    710.083      0.02  1098.091   1090.575   1096.283   1097.898      -0.02    2.04

     CHINA T   843.919    782.273    521.099    557.872      7.06   798.599    812.034    821.279    819.047       2.56    1.53

     SALVADR   862.087    824.001    566.969    545.694     -3.75   872.705    807.423    798.604    802.725      -8.02    1.49

     TURKEY    516.135    567.281    362.478    413.986     14.21   537.630    605.119    612.845    618.789      15.10    1.15

     THAILND   808.674    592.045    425.774    324.390    -23.81   699.849    510.930    500.696    490.661     -29.89    0.91

     PHIL R    418.479    452.286    318.839    281.909    -11.58   453.466    425.051    425.675    415.356      -8.40    0.77

     NICARAG   362.854    410.088    279.724    274.523     -1.86   413.108    408.571    407.358    404.887      -1.99    0.75

     ISRAEL    478.997    406.387    286.981    275.551     -3.98   416.843    394.950    391.849    394.957      -5.25    0.74

     SRI LKA   332.361    341.330    235.510    230.624     -2.07   343.110    337.524    337.663    336.443      -1.94    0.63

     GUATMAL   327.450    350.008    247.356    218.514    -11.66   349.496    324.181    323.419    321.166      -8.11    0.60

     GERMANY   319.212    318.491    224.629    209.378     -6.79   333.699    302.304    299.547    303.241      -9.13    0.56

     JAPAN     245.623    239.157    156.082    192.098     23.08   228.734    267.681    271.422    275.173      20.30    0.51

     EGYPT     313.493    302.112    218.623    188.440    -13.81   317.507    274.434    272.957    271.929     -14.35    0.51

     HAITI     253.060    275.628    186.907    169.456     -9.34   284.296    257.686    258.654    258.176      -9.19    0.48

     DOM REP   245.980    234.965    153.610    152.304     -0.85   243.152    231.761    233.225    233.659      -3.90    0.44

     ITALY     220.001    224.434    155.147    163.869      5.62   231.676    236.729    234.443    233.156       0.64    0.43

     MALAYSA   176.466    195.296    118.197    133.702     13.12   181.571    213.090    212.377    210.801      16.10    0.39

     FRANCE    181.085    152.632     96.637    126.743     31.15   161.472    175.999    178.477    182.738      13.17    0.34

     JORDAN    193.621    179.661    125.384    124.273     -0.89   189.179    178.056    180.130    178.550      -5.62    0.33

     S ARAB    114.636    127.639     85.469    108.717     27.20   128.165    140.965    143.784    150.887      17.73    0.28

     PORTUGL   102.074    120.404     91.408     90.443     -1.06   117.908    117.415    117.330    119.439       1.30    0.22

     U KING     84.267     83.997     57.109     60.508      5.95    82.132     83.528     84.757     87.395       6.41    0.16

     ARAB EM    99.699     65.597     45.332     60.858     34.25    81.631     65.787     72.770     81.122      -0.62    0.15

     C RICA    101.684     80.888     56.656     52.412     -7.49    84.919     77.132     76.943     76.644      -9.74    0.14

     KENYA      68.812     75.152     49.371     48.556     -1.65    77.009     74.681     74.817     74.338      -3.47    0.14

     PERU       82.919     78.084     56.213     48.763    -13.25    82.541     70.646     70.817     70.634     -14.43    0.13

     LESOTHO    72.741     67.698     44.764     43.718     -2.34    71.166     67.399     67.306     66.652      -6.34    0.12

     HG KONG    77.623     64.473     44.639     43.786     -1.91    73.556     66.395     65.363     63.619     -13.51    0.12

     POLAND     53.446     67.222     45.977     39.200    -14.74    65.048     59.410     59.793     60.446      -7.08    0.11

     LUXMBRG    86.478     70.473     58.661     47.251    -19.45    88.511     59.168     58.309     59.063     -33.27    0.11

     BAHRAIN    79.233     65.149     47.735     41.466    -13.13    72.513     59.411     59.194     58.880     -18.80    0.11

     SPAIN      54.766     42.451     30.153     43.984     45.87    54.231     49.907     54.709     56.282       3.78    0.10

     COLOMB     69.329     54.663     38.305     39.325      2.66    59.944     53.932     55.137     55.683      -7.11    0.10

     BELGIUM    55.979     48.386     35.231     32.547     -7.62    55.836     45.661     46.216     45.701     -18.15    0.09

     GREECE     57.439     44.672     35.406     34.193     -3.43    48.468     45.424     46.186     43.459     -10.34    0.08

     DENMARK    21.124     42.498     27.024     27.107      0.31    35.192     45.432     43.883     42.581      20.99    0.08

     LATVIA     37.119     36.012     21.992     28.218     28.31    34.604     37.804     40.327     42.238      22.06    0.08

     NETHLDS    43.333     43.122     30.980     26.889    -13.20    45.891     39.519     37.853     39.031     -14.95    0.07

     AUSTRAL    52.370     51.845     40.306     23.816    -40.91    55.166     41.638     37.938     35.355     -35.91    0.07

     CZECH      22.487     24.806     17.054     22.514     32.02    21.205     29.816     30.152     30.266      42.73    0.06

     FINLAND    55.934     43.105     31.105     17.076    -45.10    57.421     34.187     29.222     29.075     -49.36    0.05

     BRAZIL    286.620     53.223     43.643     18.434    -57.76   119.694     29.520     29.131     28.013     -76.60    0.05

     MAURIT     19.796     23.544     14.631     16.736     14.39    22.176     24.929     24.834     25.648      15.66    0.05

     MALTA      34.136     27.687     20.498     16.078    -21.56    31.513     25.050     24.482     23.267     -26.17    0.04

     TURKMEN    24.695     21.210     12.503     14.491     15.90    21.041     21.232     21.697     23.198      10.25    0.04

     N ZEAL     16.958     17.922     13.790     13.831      0.30    18.961     18.028     17.321     17.962      -5.27    0.03

     HUNGARY     3.468     10.906      4.359     10.343    137.29     5.386     13.378     15.001     16.890     213.61    0.03

     SWEDEN     11.649     12.163      6.004      8.490     41.41     9.451     13.804     13.993     14.649      55.00    0.03

     SWAZLND    27.098     20.120     15.577      9.513    -38.92    23.653     14.541     14.671     14.057     -40.57    0.03

     SLOVAK     15.979     15.522     10.424      8.056    -22.72    16.116     11.749     12.077     13.155     -18.38    0.02

     SWITZLD    15.369     13.824      9.277      8.267    -10.88    14.847     13.343     13.298     12.815     -13.69    0.02

     REP SAF    10.844     13.086     10.125      9.336     -7.79    16.475     13.228     12.317     12.298     -25.36    0.02

     MADAGAS    17.727     11.470      7.611      7.475     -1.78    10.073     11.822     11.659     11.334      12.52    0.02

     ROMANIA    11.504      9.157      6.509      7.598     16.74    10.079     10.145     10.426     10.246       1.66    0.02

     MACAU      22.360     12.402      9.322      6.675    -28.39    15.768      9.957     10.246      9.755     -38.13    0.02

     MOROC       5.998      8.042      5.899      6.901     16.99     7.758      9.115      9.118      9.044      16.58    0.02

     TNZANIA     3.405      7.057      4.383      6.357     45.06     6.209      8.880      9.576      9.032      45.45    0.02

     NEPAL       6.177      7.474      4.634      5.122     10.54     7.038      7.920      7.984      7.962      13.13    0.01

     CHILE       3.996      5.482      3.959      6.191     56.36     4.560      6.727      6.991      7.714      69.15    0.01

     RUSSIA      6.849      7.031      3.843      4.374     13.82     4.232     10.035      9.882      7.562      78.69    0.01

     LAOS       22.011     17.632     13.119      3.038    -76.85    22.636     10.158      8.825      7.551     -66.64    0.01

     AUSTRIA     5.233      8.451      6.109      4.757    -22.13     7.920      8.103      7.425      7.099     -10.36    0.01

     BULGAR      6.458      6.013      3.892      4.893     25.72     5.548      6.674      7.137      7.014      26.43    0.01

     SLOVENI     3.113      5.568      3.748      4.963     32.43     4.460      7.319      7.227      6.783      52.11    0.01

     ETHIOP      3.026      6.246      3.432      3.289     -4.15     4.367      6.253      6.113      6.104      39.76    0.01

     UKRAINE     7.632      4.135      2.869      4.590     59.99     5.184      5.797      5.968      5.856      12.96    0.01

     SINGAPR    10.902      7.771      5.375      3.152    -41.36     8.873      6.648      6.174      5.547     -37.48    0.01

     ECUADOR     5.889      5.505      4.004      3.777     -5.67     5.926      6.017      5.543      5.278     -10.94    0.01

     TUNISIA     3.686      3.996      2.740      3.452     25.97     3.828      4.544      4.631      4.707      22.98    0.01

     IRELAND     5.587      8.936      7.485      2.990    -60.06     9.495      7.968      6.005      4.441     -53.23    0.01

     MALAWI      4.154      4.691      2.778      1.447    -47.90     4.671      4.104      3.876      3.361     -28.05    0.01

     ARGENT      5.162      7.913      6.685      1.530    -77.11     7.980      6.542      5.429      2.758     -65.43    0.01

     BELARUS    22.920     19.713     17.941      0.794    -95.58    24.595      6.566      3.240      2.566     -89.57    0.00


     _WTO    55363.063  53617.509  36095.571  36135.058      0.11 55032.308  53537.301  53763.060  53656.996      -2.50   99.91

     _W HEMI  7848.371   7393.201   5083.615   4765.876     -6.25  7765.176   7115.065   7101.579   7075.462      -8.88   13.18

     _ASEAN   7075.139   7265.796   4944.089   4740.072     -4.13  7400.623   7083.997   7107.780   7061.779      -4.58   13.15

     _OECD    4652.884   4563.214   3103.416   3178.233      2.41  4621.473   4612.432   4632.666   4638.031       0.36    8.64

     _CBI     3450.022   3390.340   2328.395   2169.942     -6.81  3542.452   3241.677   3234.052   3231.887      -8.77    6.02

     _CAFTA   3194.160   3110.794   2138.788   1998.280     -6.57  3254.490   2980.405   2971.999   2970.286      -8.73    5.53

     _EU15    1304.163   1264.216    893.089    896.223      0.35  1339.303   1265.148   1258.356   1267.350      -5.37    2.36

     _EC12    1231.346   1200.497    849.870    865.900      1.89  1264.511   1209.054   1207.715   1216.526      -3.79    2.27

     _SUB-SAH  231.670    237.636    158.102    150.054     -5.09   242.586    233.218    231.741    229.588      -5.36    0.43

     _ANDEAN   159.185    139.707     99.625     92.643     -7.01   149.917    131.849    132.750    132.725     -11.47    0.25