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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             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     63304746 138180865   89756860   98523085      9.77 123178688  152114408  147750607  146947090      19.30  100.00

     CHINA P   42006332 116691702   73081943   83925627     14.84  99403982  132252916  126643327  127535386      28.30   86.79

     INDIA      5244445   9565234    7348229    7769086      5.73   8932656   10545154   11263950    9986091      11.79    6.80

     KOR REP    2592452   2292891    1389336    1544845     11.19   2101466    2398788    2547287    2448400      16.51    1.67

     PAKISTN    2521619   1500560    1052645    1432615     36.10   1838086    1851865    1912969    1880530       2.31    1.28

     MEXICO     1005895   1490371    1067997     987549     -7.53   1419446    1319267    1521964    1409923      -0.67    0.96

     CANADA     7808980   2775531    2775531       2881    -99.90   5494975     187955      81737       2881     -99.95    0.00


     _WTO      63304746 138180848   89756843   98523085      9.77 123178671  152114408  147750607  146947090      19.30  100.00

     _OECD     10859128   6394192    5205262    2274773    -56.30   8870375    3485167    3619493    3463703     -60.95    2.36

     _W HEMI    9552693   4915264    4342988    1876573    -56.79   7873208    2558897    2791676    2448849     -68.90    1.67

     _CBI        642281    640979     493697     877175     77.67    865044    1040205    1176240    1024457      18.43    0.70

     _CAFTA      642281    640979     493697     877175     77.67    865044    1040205    1176240    1024457      18.43    0.70

     _EU15       386923   1230757     987677     678435    -31.31   1188828     807961     897126     921515     -22.49    0.63

     _ASEAN      231871    740267     575564     722422     25.52    622498     872188     850252     887125      42.51    0.60

     _EC12       308450   1090197     924096     628290    -32.01   1065061     680962     769169     794391     -25.41    0.54