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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC IMPORTS
                                                    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    9136.696   9447.511   6384.782   6702.818      4.98  9320.349   9778.361   9793.245   9765.547       4.78  100.00

     CHINA P  2622.667   2908.020   1934.749   2295.849     18.66  2749.405   3242.614   3257.453   3269.120      18.90   33.48

     KOR REP   870.727    903.739    618.478    638.862      3.30   888.863    920.314    930.175    924.123       3.97    9.46

     INDIA     638.752    782.384    541.668    528.090     -2.51   747.226    771.283    777.800    768.806       2.89    7.87

     CANADA    686.423    695.629    468.013    508.547      8.66   698.944    737.371    738.747    736.163       5.33    7.54

     VIETNAM   642.815    795.224    520.615    379.907    -27.03   744.528    717.777    685.565    654.516     -12.09    6.70

     MEXICO    513.561    495.322    337.664    314.175     -6.96   510.567    473.150    475.227    471.833      -7.59    4.83

     CHINA T   403.731    387.051    260.839    280.948      7.71   390.489    400.959    408.216    407.160       4.27    4.17

     ISRAEL    414.527    308.675    228.886    181.981    -20.49   339.813    267.845    263.156    261.770     -22.97    2.68

     TURKEY    163.642    226.857    136.994    170.926     24.77   182.437    254.866    256.882    260.789      42.95    2.67

     JAPAN     216.014    214.342    138.919    175.424     26.28   202.589    243.454    248.037    250.848      23.82    2.57

     GERMANY   249.098    251.111    178.246    161.805     -9.22   266.626    233.434    232.695    234.670     -11.99    2.40

     PAKISTN   158.520    174.896    111.275    123.296     10.80   165.477    190.076    190.960    186.917      12.96    1.91

     FRANCE    161.687    134.719     84.164    111.951     33.02   142.715    156.128    158.357    162.506      13.87    1.66

     S ARAB    104.224    121.466     81.506     99.600     22.20   119.101    133.488    133.718    139.560      17.18    1.43

     ITALY     129.199    131.793     91.406     97.920      7.13   138.856    139.351    138.181    138.307      -0.40    1.42

     THAILND    97.926     99.200     70.597     61.580    -12.77   103.496     88.448     89.244     90.182     -12.86    0.92

     U KING     67.670     66.373     46.234     50.364      8.93    67.102     66.070     68.121     70.503       5.07    0.72

     ARAB EM    73.594     36.603     22.517     54.321    141.25    46.092     50.966     58.866     68.407      48.41    0.70

     INDNSIA    85.706     65.959     47.872     41.673    -12.95    75.797     59.159     60.817     59.759     -21.16    0.61

     LUXMBRG    86.447     70.472     58.660     47.215    -19.51    88.508     59.132     58.273     59.028     -33.31    0.60

     MALAYSA    15.081     40.310     13.221     31.568    138.77    17.942     58.470     58.785     58.657     226.92    0.60

     DENMARK    18.164     40.084     25.576     25.744      0.66    32.707     43.123     41.550     40.252      23.07    0.41

     GREECE     49.701     36.989     29.949     30.783      2.78    40.902     39.994     40.507     37.823      -7.53    0.39

     POLAND     33.589     41.804     27.589     22.171    -19.64    38.963     38.065     37.859     36.385      -6.62    0.37

     SPAIN      39.161     23.981     17.095     27.630     61.62    36.140     29.617     33.714     34.516      -4.49    0.35

     BELGIUM    40.989     32.884     24.294     22.612     -6.92    40.145     30.967     31.897     31.202     -22.28    0.32

     NETHLDS    33.374     34.464     24.948     21.258    -14.79    37.408     31.962     29.838     30.774     -17.73    0.32

     FINLAND    55.272     42.335     30.557     16.334    -46.55    56.568     33.222     28.258     28.113     -50.30    0.29

     AUSTRAL    41.091     41.628     33.349     18.307    -45.10    45.695     31.990     28.786     26.587     -41.82    0.27

     MALTA      34.073     27.598     20.440     15.992    -21.76    31.431     24.931     24.361     23.150     -26.34    0.24

     BRAZIL    234.674     46.562     38.749     15.186    -60.81   106.320     24.603     24.150     22.999     -78.37    0.24

     CZECH      10.098     17.904     12.414     17.038     37.25    14.821     21.855     21.903     22.528      51.99    0.23

     HUNGARY     0.011      6.725      1.633      7.832    379.49     1.635      9.344     11.037     12.923     690.24    0.13

     PORTUGL    21.382     15.598     13.103     10.207    -22.10    16.390     12.781     12.503     12.702     -22.50    0.13

     HG KONG     7.171     10.177      6.265      8.029     28.15     8.545     14.255     12.843     11.941      39.74    0.12

     SWEDEN     10.675      8.217      4.998      7.058     41.22     8.073      9.806      9.794     10.277      27.31    0.11

     REP SAF     8.495     11.025      8.638      7.882     -8.75    14.064     11.156     10.255     10.269     -26.98    0.11

     N ZEAL      7.487      8.129      5.964      7.000     17.36     8.421      8.837      8.803      9.164       8.83    0.09

     SWITZLD     9.785      8.765      5.931      5.949      0.30     9.632      8.536      8.633      8.783      -8.81    0.09

     CHILE       2.371      4.838      3.378      6.059     79.36     3.764      6.220      6.778      7.519      99.74    0.08

     DOM REP     5.085      7.542      5.099      4.264    -16.39     6.713      6.856      7.059      6.706      -0.10    0.07

     EGYPT       2.398      2.106      1.356      5.421    299.71     1.828      5.865      6.115      6.170     237.48    0.06

     TURKMEN     4.922      4.462      3.127      4.596     46.97     4.738      5.279      5.347      5.931      25.20    0.06

     HONDURA     1.625      3.253      0.905      3.309    265.72     1.319      4.912      5.369      5.658     328.86    0.06

     PERU        4.622      5.046      4.195      4.613      9.96     5.935      4.351      5.103      5.464      -7.94    0.06

     SALVADR     3.454      5.117      3.511      3.690      5.09     5.091      6.379      5.990      5.295       4.02    0.05

     CAMBOD      4.080      4.780      3.391      3.654      7.75     5.287      4.491      4.809      5.043      -4.62    0.05

     SLOVENI     0.382      3.086      1.941      3.327     71.39     1.991      4.857      4.785      4.471     124.53    0.05

     GUATMAL     3.953      2.172      1.775      3.061     72.45     2.932      2.572      2.664      3.458      17.94    0.04

     IRELAND     4.601      7.628      6.697      2.209    -67.02     8.386      6.596      4.632      3.140     -62.56    0.03

     BAHRAIN    16.606      2.733      2.155      2.169      0.64     8.327      2.771      2.623      2.747     -67.01    0.03

     AUSTRIA     1.824      4.048      3.384      1.882    -44.37     3.898      3.610      3.192      2.546     -34.67    0.03

     ARGENT      3.273      7.413      6.397      1.305    -79.60     7.501      6.074      4.972      2.321     -69.06    0.02

     PHIL R      2.306      2.768      1.642      0.950    -42.17     2.481      2.374      2.150      2.076     -16.34    0.02

     COLOMB      2.731      1.820      1.370      1.108    -19.11     2.120      1.563      1.627      1.558     -26.50    0.02

     RUSSIA      5.392      2.936      2.904      0.148    -94.92     2.960      2.943      2.915      0.180     -93.91    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      2.223      2.223      0.009    -99.60     2.223      0.732      0.082      0.009     -99.59    0.00


     _WTO     9129.711   9440.826   6380.571   6697.227      4.96  9313.868   9771.098   9785.855   9757.481       4.76   99.92

     _OECD    2792.588   2853.157   1950.531   2032.931      4.22  2874.881   2928.520   2936.013   2935.558       2.11   30.06

     _W HEMI  1463.946   1275.905    871.866    867.027     -0.55  1352.755   1275.815   1279.668   1271.066      -6.04   13.02

     _EU15     969.245    900.695    639.309    634.972     -0.68   984.423    895.795    891.512    896.358      -8.95    9.18

     _ASEAN    848.515   1008.513    657.580    519.383    -21.02   949.908    930.842    901.469    870.316      -8.38    8.91

     _EC12     901.473    846.095    600.371    609.698      1.55   915.885    849.156    850.268    855.422      -6.60    8.76

     _CBI       15.297     19.051     12.017     15.115     25.77    17.075     21.511     22.001     22.149      29.72    0.23

     _CAFTA     14.803     18.719     11.791     14.883     26.22    16.633     21.227     21.730     21.810      31.13    0.22

     _SUB-SAH    9.066     13.833     11.072      7.971    -28.01    16.693     12.471     10.907     10.733     -35.70    0.11

     _ANDEAN     7.377      6.918      5.617      6.622     17.91     8.118      6.727      7.632      7.924      -2.39    0.08