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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 617:  MMF TWILL AND SATEEN FABRIC
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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     22553027  17393444   12305022   13449084      9.30  19045515   19063028   19309739   18537506      -2.67  100.00

     CHINA P   10737654   9283749    6498387    5135665    -20.97   9603389    8879204    8450004    7921027     -17.52   42.73

     PAKISTN    3710319   3429409    2205844    4008012     81.70   3624293    5432667    5587482    5231577      44.35   28.22

     CHINA T     445304    586217     288022    1690578    486.96    509652    1460921    1818842    1988773     290.22   10.73

     BAHRAIN    3787083   1014852    1014852     812502    -19.94   1745618     867113     812749     812502     -53.45    4.38

     CANADA     1742518   1332257    1316840      36226    -97.25   1809506     408840     333914      51643     -97.15    0.28


     _WTO      22548590  17389469   12305022   13449084      9.30  19045515   19059053   19305764   18533531      -2.69   99.98

     _OECD      2024986   1632830    1471959     566708    -61.50   2096465    1073526    1019216     727579     -65.29    3.92

     _W HEMI    2080820   1965462    1645863     145444    -91.16   2273859     810521     705658     465043     -79.55    2.51