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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                             Data in Doz, 14.90 M2 per Doz. 

                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      9192927   8544315    6840346    7539440     10.22   8316303    9186371    9255065    9243409      11.15  100.00

     CHINA P    3744431   3191976    2432992    2683715     10.31   3045182    3477972    3456375    3442699      13.05   37.24

     INDNSIA     971008   1036471     836391    1012934     21.11    969947    1211755    1237325    1213014      25.06   13.12

     INDIA      1243606   1314050    1165645     961520    -17.51   1262806    1095961    1107284    1109925     -12.11   12.01

     VIETNAM    1015091    826252     671635     944992     40.70    875649    1012365    1056875    1099609      25.58   11.90

     BNGLDSH     692348    713130     544119     695164     27.76    717126     866146     872644     864175      20.51    9.35

     CAMBOD      413675    379938     299116     398923     33.37    352305     471113     484700     479745      36.17    5.19

     SRI LKA     192281    123555      98011     136179     38.94    134091     158913     160195     161723      20.61    1.75

     PHIL R      167453    166702     142274     134051     -5.78    185884     138173     150744     158479     -14.74    1.71

     THAILND      82257     83020      66641      62387     -6.38     76440      88485      81583      78766       3.04    0.85

     SALVADR      43653     55438      28497      49954     75.30     39767      76514      76911      76895      93.36    0.83

     MALAYSA      59632     95084      69628      39682    -43.01     77812      66876      66349      65138     -16.29    0.70

     PAKISTN      56669     39656      31946      55793     74.65     36849      62334      64720      63503      72.33    0.69

     GUATMAL      53907     88469      83741      51955    -37.96     88588      68871      59205      56683     -36.02    0.61

     NICARAG      41856     55734      55504      49569    -10.69     55816      56641      52610      49799     -10.78    0.54

     MEXICO       90064    100538      90082      37051    -58.87    107552      54312      49224      47507     -55.83    0.51

     TURKEY       21387     29175      17449      29712     70.28     18794      44529      44037      41438     120.49    0.45

     HONDURA      23348     40046      37856      33095    -12.58     48585      37138      35177      35285     -27.37    0.38

     KENYA        43952     32902      32671      20333    -37.76     35585      19061      20494      20564     -42.21    0.22

     BAHRAIN       2248      5349          0      13975       *           0      19324      19324      19324        *      0.21

     MADAGAS         35      9699       9650      15754     63.25      9650      15801      15803      15803      63.76    0.17

     ITALY         7229     11002       7373      10210     38.48      9519      12557      13373      13839      45.38    0.15

     B VIRGN         36         0          0      13795       *           0      13795      13795      13795        *      0.15

     HG KONG      10249     10298       7489      10402     38.90      9261      13221      13846      13211      42.65    0.14

     SWAZLND        875      3340          0       8151       *           0       9773      11491      11491        *      0.12

     CHINA T      25817     10555       7535       7186     -4.63     10996      10405      10635      10206      -7.18    0.11

     EGYPT        64194     21632      21562       9908    -54.05     31861       6432       7161       9978     -68.68    0.11

     CANADA       18379      9706       9033       6724    -25.56     12751       8057       7525       7397     -41.99    0.08

     ARAB EM      19234     17584      14612       3006    -79.43     18370       9092       5961       5978     -67.46    0.06

     JORDAN        8204      9460       9460       5145    -45.61     10951       7697       6332       5145     -53.02    0.06

     LAOS          6901     11394      11268         69    -99.39     17987        190        190        195     -98.92    0.00


     _WTO       9185667   8532590    6828808    7525340     10.20   8297939    9172017    9240724    9229122      11.22   99.85

     _ASEAN     2716458   2598982    2096955    2593038     23.66   2556026    2989077    3077886    3095065      21.09   33.48

     _W HEMI     287673    363126     314178     254087    -19.13    368248     330036     310059     303035     -17.71    3.28

     _CBI        166774    243368     207207     200789     -3.10    236804     257257     242001     236950       0.06    2.56

     _CAFTA      165967    243176     207045     186948     -9.71    236329     243386     228130     223079      -5.61    2.41

     _OECD        67156     62536      42947      54525     26.96     57368      76956      76873      74114      29.19    0.80

     _SUB-SAHA    55723     50739      45476      51017     12.18     48647      52512      55804      56280      15.69    0.61

     _EU15        18559     19105      13291      14937     12.38     18004      20037      20640      20751      15.26    0.22

     _EC12        18357     19064      13266      14923     12.49     17958      20009      20612      20721      15.39    0.22

     _ANDEAN      12331      9216       7615       9415     23.64     10875      10115      11016      11016       1.30    0.12