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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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    259249979 232533249  151691376  157413679      3.77 235918587  240190052  238975689  238255552       0.99  100.00

     CHINA P  109949086  87351664   54963617   54634523     -0.60  92707881   87752025   86287946   87022570      -6.13   36.52

     PAKISTN   48959923  53635802   34486107   39003346     13.10  49866221   60177183   59230627   58153041      16.62   24.41

     KOR REP   58447728  55257750   36488198   39358840      7.87  55148700   57117502   57927936   58128392       5.40   24.40

     JAPAN     12619434  10629806    7519755    8332335     10.81  10769149   11467014   11268251   11442386       6.25    4.80

     INDNSIA    9770994   7927584    5704505    5523780     -3.17   8646824    7639895    7687853    7746859     -10.41    3.25

     INDIA      6448816   7858029    5177379    4214813    -18.59   6848739    7246384    7498280    6895463       0.68    2.89

     THAILND    6982083   4449424    3209757    3149519     -1.88   6192411    4088785    4038180    4389186     -29.12    1.84

     GERMANY     779497   1328109     852565    1168221     37.02   1162320    1447405    1697304    1643765      41.42    0.69

     CHINA T    1769856    408151     388772     363138     -6.59    869740     457452     443038     382517     -56.02    0.16


     _WTO     258475560 232347555  151543813  157407302      3.87 235765712  240142724  238929231  238211044       1.04   99.98

     _OECD     60651420  58238358   38658375   41596811      7.60  58126618   59724903   60937027   61176794       5.25   25.68

     _ASEAN    16953038  12820948    9319151    8685359     -6.80  15256706   11908188   11860997   12187156     -20.12    5.12

     _EU15      1297732   2218712    1615468    1582019     -2.07   2138394    1898026    2158138    2185263       2.19    0.92

     _EC12      1294185   2217872    1614909    1580809     -2.11   2137518    1896558    2156646    2183772       2.16    0.92