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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 12.30 M2 per Kg.. 

                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    123532176 126307391   89230741   99802731     11.85 122110797  136930625  137295880  136879381      12.09  100.00

     CHINA P   67382916  69030118   48294517   58631158     21.40  65245111   79360253   79399798   79366759      21.64   57.98

     KOR REP   26211843  27466090   19243290   20175291      4.84  26509481   28738854   28826036   28398091       7.12   20.75

     INDIA     10242586   9862684    7756545    6564326    -15.37  10419249    8393365    8540790    8670465     -16.78    6.33

     CHINA T    6067804   5652048    3791325    4185030     10.38   5716526    6240551    6186581    6045753       5.76    4.42

     CANADA     1851011   2093383    1324475    1771038     33.72   1906762    2432051    2486703    2539946      33.21    1.86

     TURKEY     1623402   1340553     999943    2090895    109.10   1238576    2179791    2285032    2431505      96.31    1.78

     VIETNAM    1088028   1579833     961172    1134198     18.00   1442807    1723037    1756465    1752859      21.49    1.28

     ITALY      1359586   1413429    1021052     966962     -5.30   1424947    1450410    1426964    1359339      -4.60    0.99

     MEXICO     1634794   2986565    2599953     709713    -72.70   3129135    1125130    1122692    1096325     -64.96    0.80

     JAPAN      1174807    844178     539991     735359     36.18   1012734    1020387    1034910    1039546       2.65    0.76

     INDNSIA    2185777   1201059     948881     756956    -20.23   1610065    1037508    1018038    1009134     -37.32    0.74

     GERMANY     292634    575744     424131     301430    -28.93    534055     462446     439080     453043     -15.17    0.33

     THAILND     364472    351196     210929     259315     22.94    322471     374868     412615     399582      23.91    0.29

     HG KONG      45056    326240     162629     214462     31.87    192367     457969     397279     378073      96.54    0.28

     HONDURA      25959    185306      22382     205961    820.21     26837     313518     346743     368885    1274.54    0.27

     SALVADR      72572    204180     137071     128279     -6.41    177838     271638     220680     195388       9.87    0.14

     FRANCE      135062    156173      85249     120432     41.27    135405     186109     191471     191356      41.32    0.14

     EGYPT       104747    115220      67118     117188     74.60     96056     158932     162399     165290      72.08    0.12

     BRAZIL      171644    146459     107113      87750    -18.08    159872     122880     119815     127096     -20.50    0.09

     ARGENT      162065    128195      77642      66041    -14.94    140917     122249     118742     116594     -17.26    0.09

     REP SAF      54787     76965      63401      78532     23.87     78178     102256     100214      92096      17.80    0.07

     U KING       50614    109231      90086      57223    -36.48    104563      72194      95609      76368     -26.96    0.06

     BELGIUM      41215      3719       2964      71832   2323.48     18002      71951      73058      72587     303.22    0.05


     _WTO     123532111 126283674   89230115   99802434     11.85 122110106  136907237  137272492  136855993      12.08   99.98

     _OECD     32280459  33346420   23319216   25751380     10.43  32082118   35825822   36073632   35778584      11.52   26.14

     _W HEMI    4154020   5879198    4371352    3075380    -29.65   5702577    4526213    4570854    4583226     -19.63    3.35

     _ASEAN     3675533   3143900    2123728    2160107      1.71   3384213    3154503    3205290    3180279      -6.03    2.32

     _EU15      2488849   2360292    1699205    1628978     -4.13   2339425    2372431    2366753    2290065      -2.11    1.67

     _EC12      2424381   2321756    1671983    1615304     -3.39   2288432    2339351    2332279    2265077      -1.02    1.65

     _CBI        191400    453408     202677     388198     91.54    278576     654761     645584     638929     129.36    0.47

     _CAFTA      181306    451616     201562     388198     92.59    267451     653816     644907     638252     138.64    0.47

     _SUB-SAHA    57732    104466      64272      79197     23.22     80001     129566     127509     119391      49.24    0.09