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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    134773123 108064148   69951362   84633394     20.99 108069002  117790673  119691530  122746180      13.58  100.00

     CHINA P   86816059  58407390   38106440   41859204      9.85  59812325   60111738   61189389   62160154       3.93   50.64

     S ARAB          40   5985662    2134979   11622507    444.39   2135019   15100126   15167841   15473190     624.73   12.61

     PAKISTN   13253978   9903113    6066165    6358273      4.82  10058525    9812800    9981885   10195221       1.36    8.31

     INDIA      5460608   7973309    5868379    3864154    -34.15   7840360    6046995    6202685    5969084     -23.87    4.86

     KOR REP    3526723   3534779    2638768    2447972     -7.23   3826962    3314450    3282396    3343983     -12.62    2.72

     TURKEY     1571546   2167308    1345636    2514805     86.89   1817858    3020370    3220692    3336477      83.54    2.72

     ITALY      2728253   2462375    1721127    2594403     50.74   2625383    2653430    2771305    3335651      27.05    2.72

     CHINA T    3298981   3510007    2587215    1709433    -33.93   3866658    2899729    2686632    2632225     -31.93    2.14

     ARAB EM    2520366   1199000     653490    2026655    210.13   1052609    1971247    2332322    2572165     144.36    2.10

     INDNSIA     643147   1093837     388077    1701690    338.49    777216    2344436    2463982    2407450     209.75    1.96

     MEXICO     2354822   2138775    1465084    1206973    -17.62   2290901    1896013    1783040    1880664     -17.91    1.53

     CANADA     2346806   2213033    1779854     752485    -57.72   2647542    1514320    1298016    1185664     -55.22    0.97

     ISRAEL      755682    585398     255013     765674    200.25    524554     972221    1082518    1096059     108.95    0.89

     SPAIN       892207    963520     857737     880177      2.62    959867     959393     962834     985960       2.72    0.80

     GUATMAL     113739     29869      28066     936421   3236.50     58909       3391       3504     938224    1492.67    0.76

     FRANCE     1285404    595623     442777     347741    -21.46   1117917     545973     509790     500587     -55.22    0.41


     _WTO     134232695 107931418   69949214   84352583     20.59 107529535  117379474  119280191  122334787      13.77   99.66

     _OECD     14329869  14189783   10312593   10696612      3.72  15268001   13879966   13921176   14573802      -4.55   11.87

     _EU15      6751760   6128544    4451226    4828199      8.47   6832750    5856667    5928378    6505517      -4.79    5.30

     _EC12      6551578   5869218    4225230    4771080     12.92   6583024    5746750    5842378    6415068      -2.55    5.23

     _W HEMI    5677145   5063374    3752763    3280155    -12.59   5802954    3940996    3686375    4590766     -20.89    3.74

     _ASEAN     1960385   2531037    1537825    2322083     51.00   2522056    3302618    3417450    3315295      31.45    2.70

     _CBI        242496    136349      83423    1084752   1200.30    146934      98435     193990    1137678     674.28    0.93

     _CAFTA      241895    131236      78320    1084658   1284.91    141781      98412     193940    1137574     702.35    0.93