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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 445:  M/B SWEATERS, WOOL
                                             Data in Doz, 12.40 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       478925    493487     204713     198791     -2.89    476737     501836     503708     487565       2.27  100.00

     CHINA P     387751    411458     165459     155892     -5.78    391031     417088     419280     401891       2.78   82.43

     ITALY        30687     28968      14579      18330     25.73     27428      31273      32722      32719      19.29    6.71

     BNGLDSH      20970     14592       6405       4044    -36.86     19177      14245      12903      12231     -36.22    2.51

     U KING        6217      8007       3857       4302     11.54      6594       7592       7949       8452      28.18    1.73

     MAURIT        2593      3384       1927       2619     35.91      3001       3393       2324       4076      35.82    0.84

     TURKEY        1197      1944       1180       2116     79.32      1546       2388       2515       2880      86.29    0.59

     PERU          2442      2583        744        955     28.36      2179       2485       2466       2794      28.22    0.57

     IRELAND       1789      2288        571        483    -15.41      2046       2153       2166       2200       7.53    0.45

     HG KONG       3192      2090       1178       1018    -13.58      2506       2083       2249       1930     -22.98    0.40

     FRANCE         791      2015        947        859     -9.29      1198       2210       2273       1927      60.85    0.40

     CHINA T       2187      1863       1025        905    -11.71      1702       1938       1981       1743       2.41    0.36

     INDIA          518      1454        913        986      8.00      1161       1480       1453       1527      31.52    0.31

     VIETNAM        251       199         92       1360   1378.26       336       1031       1278       1467     336.61    0.30

     ROMANIA       1512      1230        539        391    -27.46      1264       1175       1156       1082     -14.40    0.22

     NORWAY        1226      1242        561        250    -55.44      1419       1190       1196        931     -34.39    0.19

     ALBANIA        763       867        330        260    -21.21       738        870        627        797       7.99    0.16

     ECUADOR       1854      1016        642        355    -44.70      1518       1086        766        729     -51.98    0.15

     SLOVAK         208       892        237         57    -75.95       237        925        881        712     200.42    0.15

     CANADA         474       641        201        167    -16.92       501        644        662        607      21.16    0.12

     KOR REP        293       280          9        326   3522.22        30        492        529        597    1890.00    0.12

     TUNISIA       1059       828        472        192    -59.32       824        671        664        548     -33.50    0.11

     CAMBOD        1338       143         92        447    385.87      1034        143        221        498     -51.84    0.10

     NEPAL         1131       565        507        226    -55.42      1130        227        224        284     -74.87    0.06

     INDNSIA       3574         3          0        156       *        3323        159        159        159     -95.22    0.03

     THAILND        359       346        262         47    -82.06       574        316        323        131     -77.18    0.03


     _WTO        478918    493486     204712     198752     -2.91    476729     501801     503673     487526       2.26   99.99

     _OECD        44089     46843      22428      27741     23.69     42046      49604      51832      52156      24.05   10.70

     _EU15        40640     42463      20315      24828     22.22     38171      44745      46787      46976      23.07    9.63

     _EC12        40360     42340      20292      24787     22.15     37988      44599      46645      46835      23.29    9.61

     _W HEMI       5490      4980       1952       1714    -12.19      5135       4961       4585       4742      -7.65    0.97

     _SUB-SAHA     2765      3619       1989       2676     34.54      3205       3622       2570       4306      34.35    0.88

     _ANDEAN       4666      4059       1555       1431     -7.97      4163       3980       3656       3935      -5.48    0.81

     _ASEAN        5527       709        446       2029    354.93      5272       1686       2018       2292     -56.53    0.47