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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 317:  COTTON TWILL 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     79483993  74572300   52597569   49273985     -6.32  80043087   70103849   70308970   71248716     -10.99  100.00

     CHINA P   49299540  44119701   32562654   24457000    -24.89  49367020   36866334   35673483   36014047     -27.05   50.55

     PAKISTN   11682759  14817032   10148440    8486822    -16.37  14795150   12962567   13738302   13155414     -11.08   18.46

     CHINA T    5768650   2665765    1714815    4564673    166.19   3330356    4955324    5146598    5515623      65.62    7.74

     INDIA      2680656   2660841    1570263    1914149     21.90   2455619    2799403    3056754    3004727      22.36    4.22

     MEXICO      554156   1361375     831067    2421396    191.36   1100370    2544643    2867142    2951704     168.25    4.14

     JAPAN      1328369   2207860    1000998    1327175     32.59   1375277    2572426    2532601    2534037      84.26    3.56

     ITALY       932714    868370     556749    1938435    248.17    979673    1322009    1323085    2250056     129.67    3.16

     TURKEY      678220    990440     621522    1233765     98.51    883106    1484777    1522389    1602683      81.48    2.25

     GERMANY    1078596    983771     850480    1248176     46.76   1225816    1370084    1385482    1381467      12.70    1.94

     CANADA     1697444    649781     646859       4224    -99.35   1028307     128521     124333       7146     -99.31    0.01


     _WTO      79483240  74571780   52597049   49273985     -6.32  80041814   70103849   70308970   71248716     -10.99  100.00

     _OECD      5454767   4636755    3490962    5162981     47.90   5306140    5469532    5429986    6308774      18.90    8.85

     _EU15      2568409   2692833    1994043    3650537     83.07   2972343    3494509    3422962    4349327      46.33    6.10

     _EC12      2297321   2292502    1659266    3517235    111.98   2577716    3174944    3176962    4150471      61.01    5.83

     _W HEMI    3355270   2732356    2011368    2970297     47.68   3105567    3375026    3704253    3691285      18.86    5.18