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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 446:  W/G 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      2279801   2195102     820342     691886    -15.66   2299777    2175121    2125578    2066646     -10.14  100.00

     CHINA P    2140328   2025576     738475     622009    -15.77   2152317    2011227    1968943    1909110     -11.30   92.38

     ITALY        38485     61886      34111      28201    -17.33     45224      60057      55929      55976      23.77    2.71

     PERU         14048     14167       6663       7034      5.57     15068      12987      12860      14538      -3.52    0.70

     BNGLDSH       3339     14886       1494        536    -64.12      3357      14934      14287      13928     314.89    0.67

     CAMBOD          84      6639          0       4140       *           0       6639       7084      10779        *      0.52

     IRELAND       6361      8096       3724       4541     21.94      7472       8125       8110       8913      19.29    0.43

     U KING        7301      6972       4541       4284     -5.66      7499       6334       6492       6715     -10.45    0.32

     ECUADOR      10054      8025       4077       2685    -34.14      9200       8241       8002       6633     -27.90    0.32

     HG KONG      13024      6539       3837       3236    -15.66     11621       6415       6988       5938     -48.90    0.29

     VIETNAM        396      4177        293        244    -16.72       343       4002       4014       4128    1103.50    0.20

     INDNSIA       2248      4665       2383       1699    -28.70      3378       3712       3904       3981      17.85    0.19

     CHINA T       7357      7237       5669       1546    -72.73      7871       7297       3784       3114     -60.44    0.15

     TURKEY        4973      2807       1276       1232     -3.45      5004       2652       2854       2763     -44.78    0.13

     FRANCE        1552      2263       1511       1349    -10.72      2131       2326       2229       2101      -1.41    0.10

     ROMANIA       3453      2140       1695       1165    -31.27      3467       1680       1495       1610     -53.56    0.08

     NEPAL         1455      1375        462        683     47.84      1096       1428       1412       1596      45.62    0.08

     NORWAY        1273      1118        293        468     59.73       996       1176       1207       1293      29.82    0.06

     BOLIVIA       1528      1265        753        649    -13.81      1754       1383       1465       1161     -33.81    0.06

     GUATMAL          0      1156         28          7    -75.00        28       1135       1135       1135    3953.57    0.05

     MADAGAS        218      2314       1276          8    -99.37      1490       2316       1672       1046     -29.80    0.05

     CROATIA       2980      1039        705        476    -32.48      1547        811        698        810     -47.64    0.04

     INDIA          820       454        241        425     76.35       904        674        675        638     -29.42    0.03

     KOR REP        581       785        542        378    -30.26      1007        658        818        621     -38.33    0.03

     THAILND       3249       431         97        244    151.55      2570        378        519        578     -77.51    0.03

     MEXICO        1702       387        350        428     22.29      1071        302        390        465     -56.58    0.02

     SWITZLD       4013      2818       2759         58    -97.90      5374       2122       1777        117     -97.82    0.01


     _WTO       2279691   2195055     820334     691770    -15.67   2299708    2175070    2125433    2066491     -10.14   99.99

     _OECD        68005     89595      50141      42404    -15.43     78056      86452      82582      81858       4.87    3.96

     _EU15        56096     81315      44862      39814    -11.25     64652      79048      75130      76267      17.97    3.69

     _EC12        55962     81083      44829      39741    -11.35     64586      78822      74908      75995      17.66    3.68

     _W HEMI      28543     25985      12294      11397     -7.30     28151      25147      24993      25088     -10.88    1.21

     _ANDEAN      25630     23476      11495      10420     -9.35     26024      22631      22353      22401     -13.92    1.08

     _ASEAN        6437     15970       2803       6412    128.75      6379      14799      15607      19579     206.93    0.95

     _SUB-SAHA      881      2463       1326        214    -83.86      2164       2624       1977       1351     -37.57    0.07

     _CBI           140      1163         29         11    -62.07        36       1145       1145       1145    3080.56    0.06

     _CAFTA         140      1163         29         11    -62.07        36       1145       1145       1145    3080.56    0.06