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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM FABRIC
                                             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     30771121  23615573   15667982   18968601     21.07  23257269   26502692   27115929   26916192      15.73  100.00

     CHINA P   11147240   8739831    5542514    7348578     32.59   8377081   10221450   10463254   10545895      25.89   39.18

     MEXICO     3711119   4311971    3042903    4326996     42.20   4628791    4848704    5318375    5596064      20.90   20.79

     CHINA T    4042545   3418743    2404864    2234639     -7.08   3481170    3516691    3484093    3248518      -6.68   12.07

     ITALY      4496834   2891247    2062426    1686505    -18.23   2654481    3055300    2889094    2515326      -5.24    9.35

     JAPAN      2325791   2359829    1480437    1499550      1.29   2049605    2391932    2391420    2378942      16.07    8.84

     TURKEY     1918073   1261054     801854     947763     18.20   1188634    1413966    1486096    1406963      18.37    5.23


     _WTO      30768873  23615573   15667982   18968536     21.07  23255021   26502627   27115864   26916127      15.74  100.00

     _W HEMI    3718199   4375600    3085990    4433736     43.67   4676596    5019073    5465625    5723346      22.38   21.26

     _OECD      6605705   4243113    2929794    2789688     -4.78   3948408    4631484    4558566    4103007       3.92   15.24

     _EC12      4672493   2955401    2101727    1840430    -12.43   2731312    3194748    3050241    2694104      -1.36   10.01

     _EU15      4672493   2959957    2106283    1840430    -12.62   2735868    3194748    3050241    2694104      -1.53   10.01