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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  61:  MAN-MADE FIBER APPAREL PRODUCTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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    9821.299  10632.573   6865.792   7175.859      4.52 10662.454  10916.718  10982.661  10942.640       2.63  100.00

     CHINA P  5136.353   5361.480   3342.768   3546.424      6.09  5423.875   5555.706   5577.552   5565.136       2.60   50.86

     VIETNAM   778.488    925.479    604.844    696.143     15.09   903.753    994.173   1017.630   1016.778      12.51    9.29

     INDNSIA   514.692    585.745    405.994    406.912      0.23   584.759    583.523    591.293    586.662       0.33    5.36

     CAMBOD    364.927    487.707    282.876    309.744      9.50   442.614    518.061    515.460    514.575      16.26    4.70

     HONDURA   359.426    370.796    242.994    276.246     13.68   374.693    392.317    400.691    404.047       7.83    3.69

     MEXICO    355.865    392.979    274.763    259.108     -5.70   390.217    383.758    381.393    377.324      -3.30    3.45

     BNGLDSH   382.512    404.920    286.504    249.195    -13.02   432.681    369.128    374.325    367.610     -15.04    3.36

     SALVADR   226.056    229.859    151.063    163.958      8.54   224.906    245.861    243.114    242.754       7.94    2.22

     PHIL R    157.364    201.861    136.826    135.297     -1.12   193.268    203.665    205.158    200.332       3.66    1.83

     INDIA     128.449    157.543    108.849    128.150     17.73   149.682    175.622    176.684    176.844      18.15    1.62

     NICARAG   128.852    148.898    101.815    118.454     16.34   153.971    156.052    161.153    165.537       7.51    1.51

     SRI LKA   110.234    126.412     88.336     90.686      2.66   125.301    128.559    127.939    128.762       2.76    1.18

     GUATMAL   100.258    131.519     91.774     85.902     -6.40   126.685    128.244    127.065    125.648      -0.82    1.15

     JORDAN    121.658    125.196     87.264     80.894     -7.30   130.521    119.276    120.093    118.826      -8.96    1.09

     DOM REP   108.694    108.390     67.788     71.729      5.81   107.378    110.208    111.695    112.331       4.61    1.03

     CHINA T   137.174    114.745     82.524     75.689     -8.28   126.945    109.046    110.111    107.910     -14.99    0.99

     THAILND   133.269    113.756     80.934     74.996     -7.34   127.348    109.190    109.356    107.818     -15.34    0.99

     EGYPT      79.945     99.747     68.957     60.427    -12.37    98.429     91.778     91.734     91.218      -7.33    0.83

     PAKISTN    55.318     74.540     49.715     52.117      4.83    71.065     77.066     77.630     76.943       8.27    0.70

     HAITI      53.893     65.073     42.743     44.053      3.07    66.109     66.082     66.895     66.383       0.41    0.61

     MALAYSA    39.155     46.621     30.564     27.274    -10.76    43.551     45.349     44.260     43.332      -0.50    0.40

     CANADA     41.690     42.697     27.881     26.541     -4.81    42.943     41.799     41.719     41.357      -3.69    0.38

     KOR REP    40.040     37.293     22.752     19.077    -16.15    38.140     35.298     35.984     33.619     -11.85    0.31

     LESOTHO    25.832     30.220     19.794     19.168     -3.16    31.239     31.498     29.945     29.594      -5.27    0.27

     KENYA      13.737     23.876     14.545     15.753      8.30    21.484     24.409     24.727     25.084      16.76    0.23

     ISRAEL     26.186     26.179     17.680     14.505    -17.96    25.963     23.018     23.815     23.004     -11.40    0.21

     TURKEY     16.494     19.331     13.699     14.813      8.13    18.782     21.009     20.829     20.444       8.85    0.19

     COLOMB     22.022     18.179     13.058     12.476     -4.46    20.943     17.720     17.454     17.597     -15.98    0.16

     ITALY      17.752     17.520     11.750     11.121     -5.35    18.613     16.952     16.835     16.891      -9.25    0.15

     HG KONG    14.027     15.968      9.891     10.462      5.77    16.299     17.043     16.613     16.539       1.47    0.15

     C RICA     18.881     12.306      7.977      6.530    -18.14    14.950     10.932     10.931     10.859     -27.36    0.10

     PERU        9.680     11.604      8.306      7.178    -13.58    11.146     10.790     10.492     10.476      -6.02    0.10

     TNZANIA     3.318      7.007      4.360      6.351     45.64     6.128      8.846      9.541      8.997      46.81    0.08

     SWAZLND    14.813     11.453      8.737      4.539    -48.04    14.458      7.941      7.657      7.256     -49.82    0.07

     MOROC       3.022      4.786      3.437      4.352     26.61     4.536      5.713      5.719      5.700      25.66    0.05

     ARAB EM     4.593      5.896      3.712      3.434     -7.48     5.612      6.082      5.753      5.618       0.11    0.05

     ETHIOP      2.669      5.402      2.932      2.662     -9.19     3.738      5.383      5.183      5.132      37.31    0.05

     BAHRAIN     5.170      4.350      2.934      3.260     11.12     4.779      4.422      4.559      4.676      -2.17    0.04

     MADAGAS     7.611      4.313      2.474      2.063    -16.62     3.569      4.236      3.930      3.902       9.32    0.04

     SINGAPR     7.488      5.713      4.067      2.058    -49.39     6.257      4.438      4.013      3.705     -40.79    0.03

     ECUADOR     5.127      4.758      3.556      2.447    -31.18     5.165      4.398      3.836      3.649     -29.35    0.03

     U KING      2.078      3.453      2.057      2.036     -1.01     2.675      3.547      3.442      3.432      28.33    0.03

     MALAWI      3.932      4.427      2.542      1.445    -43.17     4.430      4.033      3.844      3.329     -24.85    0.03

     BOTSWAN     1.124      1.939      0.763      1.959    156.62     1.132      3.012      2.943      3.135     177.08    0.03

     MACAU       4.872      3.163      2.101      2.057     -2.10     3.476      3.053      3.068      3.119     -10.28    0.03

     PORTUGL     2.053      2.331      1.454      2.069     42.36     2.260      2.768      2.859      2.947      30.39    0.03

     GERMANY     3.229      3.198      2.602      2.342     -9.97     3.401      3.419      3.040      2.938     -13.60    0.03

     BULGAR      1.617      2.370      1.483      2.017     35.95     2.021      2.843      2.945      2.903      43.69    0.03

     ROMANIA     2.036      2.615      1.804      1.995     10.57     2.453      2.529      2.659      2.806      14.37    0.03

     SPAIN       1.686      2.290      1.329      1.563     17.64     1.903      2.459      2.491      2.524      32.67    0.02

     GUYANA      1.660      2.594      1.631      1.539     -5.59     2.304      2.693      2.534      2.503       8.62    0.02

     FRANCE      1.976      2.633      1.872      1.659    -11.38     2.632      2.589      2.509      2.420      -8.06    0.02

     TUNISIA     1.176      1.244      0.825      1.320     59.89     1.161      1.606      1.680      1.739      49.73    0.02

     LAOS        1.421      1.412      0.996      0.928     -6.84     1.764      1.276      1.321      1.344     -23.82    0.01


     _WTO     9815.092  10623.640   6860.312   7170.898      4.53 10654.280  10908.114  10974.113  10934.226       2.63   99.92

     _ASEAN   1997.614   2368.839   1547.474   1653.638      6.86  2304.010   2460.069   2488.931   2475.002       7.42   22.62

     _W HEMI  1434.611   1541.752   1036.896   1077.156      3.88  1543.850   1572.414   1580.529   1582.011       2.47   14.46

     _CBI      997.770   1069.938    708.232    768.441      8.50  1071.459   1112.475   1124.161   1130.148       5.48   10.33

     _CAFTA    942.167   1001.769    663.409    722.818      8.96  1002.583   1043.614   1054.648   1061.178       5.84    9.70

     _OECD     130.981    135.108     88.244     84.177     -4.61   135.458    134.196    134.108    131.040      -3.26    1.20

     _SUB-SAH   75.441     92.510     58.201     55.569     -4.52    89.331     92.970     91.280     89.878       0.61    0.82

     _EU15      30.425     32.765     21.894     21.779     -0.53    32.838     33.195     32.687     32.650      -0.58    0.30

     _EC12      29.357     31.879     21.388     21.327     -0.29    31.945     32.320     31.834     31.817      -0.40    0.29

     _ANDEAN    36.890     34.596     24.958     22.129    -11.33    37.319     32.953     31.827     31.768     -14.88    0.29