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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  31:  COTTON APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    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   14340.152  12647.621   8854.301   8072.237     -8.83 13685.944  11906.621  11926.252  11865.557     -13.30  100.00

     CHINA P  4827.534   3973.308   2657.010   2490.360     -6.27  4326.491   3835.152   3829.053   3806.658     -12.02   32.08

     BNGLDSH  1209.223   1115.874    829.553    809.931     -2.37  1236.153   1084.254   1103.515   1096.252     -11.32    9.24

     VIETNAM  1102.174   1039.075    731.478    717.203     -1.95  1109.251   1003.942   1019.123   1024.801      -7.61    8.64

     HONDURA   912.341    811.741    574.965    457.566    -20.42   891.428    708.102    699.681    694.342     -22.11    5.85

     INDNSIA   728.893    701.172    507.448    457.490     -9.85   741.029    646.560    657.299    651.214     -12.12    5.49

     INDIA     828.700    729.506    557.685    457.272    -18.01   799.100    636.069    630.633    629.092     -21.27    5.30

     SALVADR   593.034    551.342    387.002    361.616     -6.56   603.207    526.973    521.738    525.955     -12.81    4.43

     MEXICO    583.202    537.345    365.107    353.235     -3.25   556.449    527.757    527.552    525.473      -5.57    4.43

     CAMBOD    575.098    543.329    380.617    349.199     -8.25   584.624    505.462    512.589    511.911     -12.44    4.31

     PAKISTN   641.939    549.927    389.780    343.081    -11.98   606.576    503.497    504.751    503.227     -17.04    4.24

     NICARAG   233.524    260.584    177.416    155.770    -12.20   258.578    252.156    245.803    238.939      -7.60    2.01

     SRI LKA   203.549    199.889    136.438    128.319     -5.95   201.424    193.603    194.303    191.770      -4.79    1.62

     HAITI     197.807    208.772    143.135    124.425    -13.07   216.360    189.861    190.002    190.062     -12.15    1.60

     THAILND   325.765    232.290    170.592    125.098    -26.67   285.568    196.045    191.050    186.796     -34.59    1.57

     GUATMAL   208.588    196.900    141.641    113.474    -19.89   202.608    171.386    170.904    168.734     -16.72    1.42

     PHIL R    187.724    179.722    133.889    113.324    -15.36   185.739    159.502    160.397    159.157     -14.31    1.34

     EGYPT     147.810    127.787     95.314     80.021    -16.05   138.557    112.098    112.758    112.493     -18.81    0.95

     DOM REP   120.206    106.715     72.109     68.838     -4.54   116.635    103.246    103.246    103.444     -11.31    0.87

     MALAYSA    88.596     76.466     50.394     44.659    -11.38    83.513     73.033     72.168     70.731     -15.30    0.60

     C RICA     66.629     53.539     35.471     35.481      0.03    54.938     52.975     53.537     53.549      -2.53    0.45

     PERU       61.976     55.915     40.031     33.392    -16.59    59.186     50.060     49.853     49.275     -16.75    0.42

     JORDAN     68.727     49.424     34.225     34.055     -0.50    53.204     49.876     50.144     49.254      -7.42    0.42

     KENYA      54.898     51.012     34.629     32.720     -5.51    55.222     50.017     49.833     49.102     -11.08    0.41

     LESOTHO    46.909     37.478     24.970     24.550     -1.68    39.927     35.902     37.362     37.058      -7.19    0.31

     KOR REP    50.284     39.463     27.025     23.003    -14.88    43.165     37.174     36.000     35.441     -17.89    0.30

     TURKEY     32.864     27.238     19.124     23.477     22.77    28.075     30.129     31.270     31.591      12.52    0.27

     MAURIT     18.328     22.050     13.697     15.955     16.48    20.661     23.502     23.491     24.308      17.65    0.20

     CHINA T    33.265     26.466     17.908     15.025    -16.10    29.371     23.701     23.941     23.583     -19.70    0.20

     COLOMB     28.581     18.671     13.655     12.423     -9.02    21.429     17.393     17.197     17.439     -18.62    0.15

     HG KONG    21.731     15.018     10.910      8.841    -18.97    17.092     13.235     13.271     12.949     -24.24    0.11

     ITALY       9.756     10.888      7.393      8.263     11.77    10.338     11.740     11.855     11.758      13.74    0.10

     CANADA      8.203      8.599      5.623      5.654      0.55     8.316      8.460      8.614      8.630       3.77    0.07

     BAHRAIN     8.605      6.989      5.125      5.455      6.44     7.538      7.270      7.225      7.319      -2.90    0.06

     MADAGAS     9.450      6.878      4.966      5.291      6.54     6.230      7.343      7.510      7.203      15.62    0.06

     SWAZLND    12.262      8.665      6.839      4.958    -27.50     9.171      6.584      6.998      6.785     -26.02    0.06

     MACAU      17.143      8.963      7.080      4.360    -38.42    12.106      6.473      6.731      6.243     -48.43    0.05

     LAOS       20.150     15.022     11.568      2.008    -82.65    19.880      8.091      6.720      5.461     -72.53    0.05

     PORTUGL     2.831      2.913      1.993      2.226     11.67     2.885      3.105      3.083      3.146       9.05    0.03

     ARAB EM    11.954      5.521      4.804      2.375    -50.58     6.659      2.874      3.146      3.091     -53.58    0.03

     NEPAL       3.289      3.056      2.211      1.950    -11.78     3.019      2.836      2.836      2.796      -7.40    0.02

     MOROC       2.140      2.388      1.890      2.112     11.75     2.363      2.605      2.628      2.610      10.44    0.02

     TUNISIA     2.119      2.346      1.647      1.847     12.15     2.271      2.524      2.529      2.546      12.12    0.02

     TURKMEN     7.213      5.234      4.667      1.771    -62.06     6.684      3.138      2.769      2.338     -65.03    0.02

     SYRIA       2.840      2.403      1.732      1.335    -22.88     2.316      1.915      1.932      2.007     -13.32    0.02

     ROMANIA     1.460      1.505      0.972      1.335     37.31     1.344      1.827      1.864      1.868      38.95    0.02


     _WTO    14309.357  12623.934   8835.711   8066.145     -8.71 13656.173  11892.204  11913.485  11854.368     -13.19   99.91

     _ASEAN   3029.749   2787.869   1986.412   1809.397     -8.91  3010.747   2593.350   2620.117   2610.853     -13.28   22.00

     _W HEMI  3017.795   2813.072   1958.384   1723.600    -11.99  2992.391   2610.998   2590.691   2578.288     -13.84   21.73

     _CBI     2332.590   2190.035   1532.097   1317.553    -14.00  2344.244   2005.187   1985.386   1975.490     -15.73   16.65

     _CAFTA   2134.323   1980.821   1388.604   1192.745    -14.10  2127.394   1814.838   1794.909   1784.963     -16.10   15.04

     _SUB-SAH  144.272    129.095     87.405     84.709     -3.09   134.142    125.297    127.108    126.398      -5.77    1.07

     _OECD     110.457     95.525     65.295     67.090      2.75    99.181     97.505     97.808     97.320      -1.88    0.82

     _ANDEAN    91.704     76.026     54.822     46.635    -14.93    82.152     68.713     68.293     67.839     -17.42    0.57

     _EU15      17.303     18.856     12.630     14.050     11.24    17.963     20.449     20.497     20.275      12.87    0.17

     _EC12      17.183     18.684     12.552     13.902     10.76    17.850     20.183     20.249     20.034      12.24    0.17