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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 331:  COTTON GLOVES AND MITTENS
                                             Data in Dpr,  2.90 M2 per Dpr. 

                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     37021005  39094947   26001975   23517176     -9.56  39249102   37076501   37015554   36610148      -6.72  100.00

     CHINA P   23266039  23892344   15440164   13292131    -13.91  24119887   22190987   22016618   21744311      -9.85   59.39

     PAKISTN    3448840   5256958    3684943    3544125     -3.82   4920024    4930901    5115139    5116140       3.99   13.97

     MEXICO     1936272   2260589    1469914    1530975      4.15   2171737    2297667    2352250    2321650       6.90    6.34

     PHIL R     1790779   1938054    1295500    1257712     -2.92   1865412    1834841    1849192    1900266       1.87    5.19

     INDNSIA    2913388   2494865    1997781    1153923    -42.24   2935411    1745064    1623889    1651007     -43.76    4.51

     KOR REP     926215    866416     560473     876167     56.33    861476    1223150    1168785    1182110      37.22    3.23

     CHINA T     301871    555162     326840     406524     24.38    438901     663182     660141     634846      44.64    1.73

     BNGLDSH     565925    472446     277380     401661     44.81    439580     727332     725427     596727      35.75    1.63

     HONDURA     271931    313230     197728     351490     77.76    286431     458198     459045     466992      63.04    1.28

     SRI LKA     502757    436996     316669     283605    -10.44    458780     362619     389035     403932     -11.96    1.10

     INDIA       287067    287119     211660     173653    -17.96    323302     271155     293311     249112     -22.95    0.68


     _WTO      37021005  39094947   26001975   23517176     -9.56  39249102   37076501   37015554   36610148      -6.72  100.00

     _ASEAN     5304089   4535327    3392177    2524230    -25.59   5054813    3732088    3611683    3667380     -27.45   10.02

     _W HEMI    2326467   2732672    1763708    1962693     11.28   2598060    2886879    2952271    2931657      12.84    8.01

     _OECD       936313    874169     565353     882441     56.09    868962    1231248    1177978    1191257      37.09    3.25

     _CBI        384950    466506     290390     426761     46.96    420934     583003     592672     602877      43.22    1.65

     _CAFTA      384950    466490     290374     426761     46.97    420918     582987     592656     602877      43.23    1.65