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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   1:  TOTAL 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   24743.987  23864.261  16108.704  15601.097     -3.15 24959.861  23379.929  23462.348  23356.654      -6.42  100.00

     CHINA P 10386.779   9738.201   6268.528   6272.058      0.06 10182.257   9771.171   9782.561   9741.731      -4.33   41.71

     VIETNAM  1910.503   1998.371   1354.928   1431.921      5.68  2045.616   2031.637   2070.631   2075.363       1.45    8.89

     BNGLDSH  1606.063   1539.527   1129.173   1073.946     -4.89  1687.230   1471.746   1497.147   1484.299     -12.03    6.35

     INDNSIA  1261.775   1307.408    928.907    876.392     -5.65  1348.211   1247.529   1266.017   1254.893      -6.92    5.37

     HONDURA  1271.900   1182.791    818.060    734.278    -10.24  1266.244   1100.875   1100.891   1099.009     -13.21    4.71

     CAMBOD    947.108   1037.366    668.915    662.181     -1.01  1034.267   1027.547   1031.978   1030.632      -0.35    4.41

     MEXICO    952.342    946.168    650.944    622.082     -4.43   962.768    926.660    923.719    917.306      -4.72    3.93

     INDIA     971.113    899.513    675.429    596.049    -11.75   961.624    825.366    821.028    820.133     -14.71    3.51

     SALVADR   819.839    782.192    538.701    526.497     -2.27   829.000    773.945    765.953    769.988      -7.12    3.30

     PAKISTN   697.922    625.905    440.254    395.884    -10.08   678.693    581.998    583.799    581.535     -14.32    2.49

     NICARAG   362.389    409.524    279.255    274.257     -1.79   412.575    408.250    406.999    404.526      -1.95    1.73

     PHIL R    350.101    388.140    274.716    252.986     -7.91   385.186    370.008    372.333    366.409      -4.87    1.57

     SRI LKA   317.224    330.607    227.829    222.176     -2.48   330.464    326.597    326.752    324.955      -1.67    1.39

     GUATMAL   312.138    332.883    236.504    202.750    -14.27   333.513    304.076    302.799    299.129     -10.31    1.28

     THAILND   461.614    348.810    253.404    201.564    -20.46   415.492    307.449    302.684    296.970     -28.53    1.27

     HAITI     252.880    275.584    186.883    169.447     -9.33   284.146    257.660    258.626    258.148      -9.15    1.11

     DOM REP   236.023    222.668    145.301    145.146     -0.11   231.803    219.992    221.416    222.513      -4.01    0.95

     EGYPT     229.614    229.287    165.497    141.709    -14.37   238.792    205.615    206.300    205.499     -13.94    0.88

     JORDAN    191.789    176.252    122.549    116.081     -5.28   185.355    170.922    172.030    169.784      -8.40    0.73

     CHINA T   171.862    142.761    101.498     92.276     -9.09   157.868    134.763    136.106    133.538     -15.41    0.57

     MALAYSA   127.949    123.405     81.218     72.104    -11.22   127.438    118.648    116.676    114.292     -10.32    0.49

     KENYA      68.639     74.941     49.225     48.485     -1.50    76.760     74.441     74.575     74.201      -3.33    0.32

     KOR REP    91.898     78.801     51.219     42.787    -16.46    83.339     74.190     73.498     70.370     -15.56    0.30

     LESOTHO    72.741     67.698     44.764     43.718     -2.34    71.166     67.399     67.306     66.652      -6.34    0.29

     C RICA     86.116     66.624     43.945     42.436     -3.43    70.624     64.679     65.210     65.115      -7.80    0.28

     PERU       72.975     68.726     49.026     41.096    -16.18    71.994     61.890     61.353     60.796     -15.55    0.26

     TURKEY     51.816     48.929     34.453     40.414     17.30    49.384     53.908     54.960     54.889      11.15    0.24

     CANADA     53.374     54.728     35.662     34.369     -3.63    54.666     53.714     53.803     53.435      -2.25    0.23

     ITALY      36.745     39.448     26.235     27.132      3.42    39.242     40.222     40.229     40.344       2.81    0.17

     COLOMB     51.783     38.412     27.833     25.753     -7.47    43.872     36.489     36.018     36.333     -17.18    0.16

     HG KONG    37.851     32.725     21.825     21.010     -3.73    34.961     32.747     32.379     31.910      -8.73    0.14

     MAURIT     19.434     23.506     14.625     16.715     14.29    22.071     24.877     24.781     25.596      15.97    0.11

     ISRAEL     27.760     26.489     17.909     14.653    -18.18    26.292     23.275     24.050     23.233     -11.63    0.10

     SWAZLND    27.097     20.119     15.576      9.498    -39.02    23.652     14.524     14.655     14.041     -40.63    0.06

     BAHRAIN    13.775     11.339      8.059      8.715      8.14    12.317     11.692     11.784     11.995      -2.62    0.05

     MADAGAS    17.428     11.264      7.485      7.366     -1.59     9.885     11.653     11.489     11.145      12.74    0.05

     MACAU      22.141     12.178      9.218      6.465    -29.86    15.645      9.594      9.870      9.426     -39.75    0.04

     TNZANIA     3.398      7.029      4.381      6.356     45.08     6.205      8.853      9.549      9.004      45.11    0.04

     MOROC       5.841      7.772      5.714      6.739     17.95     7.528      8.864      8.843      8.798      16.87    0.04

     ARAB EM    16.571     11.462      8.557      5.879    -31.30    12.322      9.032      8.977      8.783     -28.72    0.04

     PORTUGL     5.351      5.875      3.870      5.090     31.53     5.768      6.779      6.892      7.095      23.02    0.03

     LAOS       21.571     16.434     12.565      2.936    -76.63    21.644      9.367      8.041      6.805     -68.56    0.03

     ROMANIA     4.502      5.407      3.581      4.323     20.70     4.952      5.771      6.002      6.149      24.16    0.03

     ETHIOP      2.992      6.210      3.397      3.251     -4.29     4.323      6.192      6.074      6.064      40.27    0.03

     U KING      4.038      5.788      3.582      3.442     -3.91     5.004      5.887      5.784      5.648      12.86    0.02

     FRANCE      4.473      5.258      3.636      3.448     -5.19     5.140      5.310      5.199      5.069      -1.37    0.02

     BULGAR      3.099      3.998      2.361      3.384     43.33     3.638      4.897      5.039      5.022      38.03    0.02

     TUNISIA     3.472      3.847      2.662      3.332     25.17     3.670      4.359      4.443      4.517      23.06    0.02

     NEPAL       4.592      4.807      2.907      2.475    -14.87     4.539      4.466      4.435      4.374      -3.64    0.02

     ECUADOR     5.787      5.354      3.907      2.735    -30.00     5.795      5.016      4.449      4.182     -27.83    0.02

     SINGAPR     8.012      5.908      4.214      2.288    -45.70     6.726      4.646      4.286      3.982     -40.79    0.02

     MALAWI      4.152      4.690      2.778      1.445    -47.98     4.671      4.101      3.873      3.358     -28.11    0.01

     TURKMEN     7.217      5.234      4.667      1.771    -62.06     6.684      3.138      2.769      2.338     -65.03    0.01


     _WTO    24706.812  23831.418  16084.482  15589.882     -3.08 24921.725  23356.673  23440.796  23336.817      -6.36   99.92

     _ASEAN   5090.291   5227.014   3579.548   3502.852     -2.14  5385.997   5117.743   5173.598   5150.317      -4.38   22.05

     _W HEMI  4485.496   4393.485   3021.504   2825.155     -6.50  4575.150   4220.304   4208.054   4197.135      -8.26   17.97

     _CBI     3343.484   3275.830   2251.106   2096.771     -6.86  3431.196   3132.758   3125.004   3121.495      -9.03   13.36

     _CAFTA   3088.405   2996.682   2061.766   1925.363     -6.62  3143.759   2871.818   2863.269   2860.279      -9.02   12.25

     _OECD     263.069    255.010    169.412    167.511     -1.12   258.333    256.737    256.823    253.109      -2.02    1.08

     _SUB-SAH  220.353    221.937    145.815    140.409     -3.71   223.866    218.559    218.629    216.531      -3.28    0.93

     _ANDEAN   131.530    113.849     81.810     70.325    -14.04   123.077    104.561    102.974    102.364     -16.83    0.44

     _EU15      60.707     66.921     44.307     46.407      4.74    65.216     69.592     69.146     69.020       5.83    0.30

     _EC12      59.373     65.704     43.655     45.745      4.79    64.066     68.303     67.896     67.794       5.82    0.29