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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   0:  TOTAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS (MFA)
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   93279.246  101324.40  67281.703  67042.842     -0.36 100369.45  101569.73  101739.33  101085.54       0.71  100.00

     CHINA P 38470.006  40657.802  26162.304  26236.676      0.28 40490.117  40961.080  41009.185  40732.173       0.60   40.29

     VIETNAM  6288.894   7195.965   4749.045   5089.660      7.17  7004.476   7404.011   7529.320   7536.580       7.60    7.46

     INDIA    5375.198   5934.029   4100.287   4083.754     -0.40  5817.061   5956.976   5930.451   5917.496       1.73    5.85

     INDNSIA  4654.332   5318.920   3678.029   3596.345     -2.22  5190.643   5259.076   5291.975   5237.236       0.90    5.18

     MEXICO   4447.724   4761.879   3189.957   3148.522     -1.30  4693.735   4758.994   4748.295   4720.445       0.57    4.67

     BNGLDSH  4063.359   4652.865   3329.009   3275.690     -1.60  4748.669   4605.269   4653.862   4599.547      -3.14    4.55

     PAKISTN  3063.901   3357.191   2331.573   2050.679    -12.05  3363.639   3162.305   3114.733   3076.297      -8.54    3.04

     CAMBOD   2243.455   2622.022   1688.954   1693.169      0.25  2542.647   2644.328   2663.743   2626.237       3.29    2.60

     HONDURA  2420.923   2626.526   1773.873   1693.339     -4.54  2647.032   2554.414   2559.790   2545.992      -3.82    2.52

     SALVADR  1678.742   1780.723   1195.032   1235.124      3.35  1811.160   1815.933   1803.994   1820.815       0.53    1.80

     ITALY    1423.897   1640.879   1095.667   1135.831      3.67  1571.982   1688.866   1695.772   1681.042       6.94    1.66

     SRI LKA  1228.633   1403.620    939.075    998.681      6.35  1347.589   1469.573   1467.100   1463.226       8.58    1.45

     CANADA   1404.259   1446.905    961.526    937.411     -2.51  1447.723   1427.663   1426.365   1422.790      -1.72    1.41

     NICARAG  1018.195   1357.839    870.480    895.364      2.86  1243.563   1432.237   1409.425   1382.723      11.19    1.37

     THAILND  1541.508   1411.653    982.814    844.590    -14.06  1518.441   1313.000   1288.348   1273.430     -16.14    1.26

     GUATMAL  1160.755   1331.475    925.298    841.213     -9.09  1301.403   1262.004   1260.156   1247.390      -4.15    1.23

     PHIL R   1075.910   1249.105    863.574    843.257     -2.35  1222.118   1235.764   1244.748   1228.788       0.55    1.22

     EGYPT    1011.925   1080.291    746.900    711.040     -4.80  1063.065   1047.854   1047.098   1044.432      -1.75    1.03

     TURKEY    777.773    901.610    603.978    673.459     11.50   869.600    961.366    968.401    971.091      11.67    0.96

     JORDAN    808.752    901.656    603.778    656.292      8.70   876.809    952.232    962.119    954.170       8.82    0.94

     KOR REP   857.207    928.061    609.342    624.764      2.53   889.279    944.526    950.252    943.483       6.10    0.93

     CHINA T   877.103    878.900    598.109    590.874     -1.21   886.233    878.872    882.936    871.664      -1.64    0.86

     HAITI     517.569    701.476    465.378    469.084      0.80   670.831    701.982    703.594    705.182       5.12    0.70

     DOM REP   635.348    664.350    435.069    433.747     -0.30   658.603    657.269    659.432    663.029       0.67    0.66

     PERU      690.576    743.427    523.783    429.605    -17.98   753.761    663.435    665.320    649.250     -13.87    0.64

     MALAYSA   472.765    534.673    354.216    320.042     -9.65   521.115    525.775    514.403    500.500      -3.96    0.50

     JAPAN     344.693    387.270    252.964    306.789     21.28   361.135    426.666    435.619    441.095      22.14    0.44

     FRANCE    283.215    305.784    200.147    218.853      9.35   298.724    319.747    322.881    324.491       8.63    0.32

     LESOTHO   280.754    315.325    198.586    192.584     -3.02   300.253    316.537    315.625    309.323       3.02    0.31

     GERMANY   266.471    286.363    193.043    194.137      0.57   283.149    289.184    288.110    287.457       1.52    0.28

     ISRAEL    329.038    291.547    202.309    196.689     -2.78   288.030    288.396    287.321    285.926      -0.73    0.28

     KENYA     202.110    261.009    161.119    167.465      3.94   244.140    266.058    269.431    267.354       9.51    0.26

     PORTUGL   218.805    244.178    167.856    175.583      4.60   244.415    246.799    247.406    251.906       3.06    0.25

     U KING    200.764    236.004    150.929    161.746      7.17   223.731    244.485    245.870    246.821      10.32    0.24

     COLOMB    291.865    263.553    186.747    169.003     -9.50   290.731    249.010    247.532    245.809     -15.45    0.24

     HG KONG   225.098    201.492    140.052    120.380    -14.05   220.252    188.114    185.167    181.820     -17.45    0.18

     MAURIT    120.382    157.090     95.266    114.037     19.70   140.001    171.446    170.540    175.861      25.61    0.17

     BAHRAIN   160.293    171.535    121.179    119.005     -1.79   170.851    170.007    169.843    169.362      -0.87    0.17

     C RICA    173.557    172.746    114.680    110.827     -3.36   167.593    168.760    168.490    168.893       0.78    0.17

     BELGIUM   144.655    152.756    107.919    109.353      1.33   152.848    157.233    156.021    154.190       0.88    0.15

     ROMANIA    85.861    116.728     73.771     95.375     29.28   102.957    133.595    137.154    138.332      34.36    0.14

     SPAIN      74.919     89.870     60.374     72.906     20.76    87.563    100.306    102.033    102.401      16.95    0.10

     TUNISIA    72.371     83.936     56.500     68.839     21.84    78.868     92.471     95.174     96.275      22.07    0.10

     MOROC      63.389     84.604     60.538     71.989     18.92    80.003     96.571     97.207     96.055      20.06    0.10

     NETHLDS    81.700     96.331     65.313     62.052     -4.99    91.469     93.339     93.479     93.070       1.75    0.09

     SWITZLD   125.687    125.102     90.854     55.547    -38.86   136.619    103.091     95.278     89.795     -34.27    0.09

     ARAB EM    74.114     81.137     57.346     50.708    -11.58    86.716     75.145     75.365     74.498     -14.09    0.07

     BULGAR     34.629     51.196     30.677     44.442     44.87    43.808     61.555     64.460     64.961      48.29    0.06

     POLAND     49.421     61.201     41.322     40.639     -1.65    59.133     58.947     59.397     60.518       2.34    0.06

     SWAZLND    93.520     76.905     58.468     40.425    -30.86    86.944     61.031     62.372     58.862     -32.30    0.06

     NEPAL      38.158     50.524     29.538     34.150     15.61    44.156     54.469     54.552     55.136      24.87    0.05

     MACAU      84.667     56.331     39.430     31.687    -19.64    64.604     50.374     50.203     48.588     -24.79    0.05

     S ARAB     31.635     36.656     24.055     31.620     31.45    36.011     42.414     42.777     44.220      22.80    0.04

     BRAZIL    171.389     50.512     36.537     26.812    -26.62    81.896     41.634     41.040     40.787     -50.20    0.04

     MADAGAS    54.509     39.001     26.884     23.695    -11.86    33.896     37.907     37.893     35.812       5.65    0.04

     IRELAND    23.468     32.598     18.277     19.289      5.54    28.793     33.843     33.161     33.610      16.73    0.03

     HUNGARY    21.080     30.605     19.681     22.548     14.57    27.362     31.991     32.277     33.473      22.33    0.03

     AUSTRAL    33.539     39.292     27.040     19.690    -27.18    37.862     35.608     33.390     31.942     -15.63    0.03

     SINGAPR    51.698     36.135     26.051     17.876    -31.38    42.171     31.825     29.742     27.959     -33.70    0.03

     N ZEAL     20.092     26.884     18.102     18.385      1.56    25.352     26.669     26.464     27.167       7.16    0.03

     AUSTRIA    20.412     25.413     16.345     16.324     -0.13    23.799     25.339     24.696     25.392       6.69    0.03

     DENMARK    19.115     23.968     14.460     15.516      7.31    21.884     25.246     25.174     25.025      14.35    0.02

     UKRAINE    23.483     21.653     14.116     17.190     21.78    22.269     25.044     25.575     24.727      11.04    0.02

     TURKMEN    23.857     26.018     15.479     14.123     -8.76    24.003     24.562     24.396     24.663       2.75    0.02

     CZECH      20.387     22.913     15.154     16.510      8.95    20.798     24.189     24.592     24.269      16.69    0.02

     LUXMBRG    30.490     28.043     22.343     18.562    -16.92    33.210     24.348     24.297     24.262     -26.94    0.02

     SLOVENI    14.743     21.006     14.238     16.123     13.24    18.756     22.768     23.605     22.891      22.05    0.02

     REP SAF    16.713     20.363     13.817     14.540      5.23    20.777     21.411     21.223     21.086       1.49    0.02

     GREECE     26.378     24.700     18.008     14.330    -20.42    24.010     23.234     22.858     21.022     -12.45    0.02

     LAOS       33.778     35.336     24.828      8.269    -66.70    39.638     23.268     21.238     18.777     -52.63    0.02

     SWEDEN     14.867     13.556      7.702     12.320     59.95    13.305     16.481     17.206     18.173      36.59    0.02

     LATVIA     11.917     14.938      9.588     12.084     26.03    13.537     16.300     17.368     17.433      28.79    0.02

     FINLAND    18.811     17.130     11.613      7.535    -35.12    20.850     14.622     13.197     13.051     -37.40    0.01

     SLOVAK     12.235     12.995      8.625      8.488     -1.59    13.004     12.473     12.608     12.858      -1.12    0.01

     CHILE      16.188     13.062      8.944      8.585     -4.02    14.009     12.599     12.630     12.703      -9.32    0.01

     ETHIOP      6.644     10.070      6.422      7.437     15.81     8.412     11.327     11.115     11.085      31.78    0.01

     MALAWI     10.394     13.491      7.289      4.011    -44.97    12.393     12.171     11.598     10.213     -17.59    0.01

     ARGENT     10.495     11.841      7.544      5.109    -32.28    10.731     11.296     10.598      9.406     -12.35    0.01

     TNZANIA     1.953      5.325      3.242      5.404     66.71     4.417      7.107      7.743      7.487      69.49    0.01

     ECUADOR     7.999      8.022      5.742      4.259    -25.82     8.624      7.166      6.747      6.540     -24.16    0.01

     MALTA       6.155      5.928      4.333      4.403      1.62     6.288      6.129      6.189      5.998      -4.61    0.01

     RUSSIA      4.041      3.867      2.710      2.921      7.78     3.245      4.953      4.576      4.078      25.67    0.00

     BELARUS     5.300      6.402      4.839      1.588    -67.19     6.942      3.652      3.157      3.151     -54.61    0.00


     _WTO    93120.399  101220.79  67211.639  66994.984     -0.32 100232.65  101481.75  101655.12  101004.13       0.77   99.92

     _ASEAN  16367.503  18407.878  12369.728  12415.293      0.37 18085.579  18440.748  18587.399  18453.443       2.03   18.26

     _W HEMI 14664.818  15956.392  10715.101  10419.503     -2.76 15823.239  15784.674  15743.289  15660.794      -1.03   15.49

     _CBI     7611.516   8643.153   5784.831   5683.697     -1.75  8507.559   8600.603   8572.788   8542.019       0.41    8.45

     _CAFTA   7087.519   7933.658   5314.431   5209.615     -1.97  7829.355   7890.617   7861.287   7828.842      -0.01    7.74

     _OECD    6162.019   6805.706   4540.292   4646.962      2.35  6639.413   6922.810   6934.469   6912.376       4.11    6.84

     _EU15    2847.967   3217.573   2149.997   2234.336      3.92  3119.731   3303.073   3312.161   3301.913       5.84    3.27

     _EC12    2793.876   3161.475   2114.336   2198.159      3.96  3061.778   3246.631   3257.062   3245.297       5.99    3.21

     _SUB-SAH  802.968    919.468    583.806    582.012     -0.31   869.697    925.484    927.230    917.674       5.52    0.91

     _ANDEAN   996.588   1023.243    722.385    606.093    -16.10  1061.953    926.053    925.868    906.951     -14.60    0.90