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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   1:  TOTAL 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   71398.026  77659.132  51497.838  50808.684     -1.34 77153.296  77432.521  77578.198  76969.978      -0.24  100.00

     CHINA P 27974.604  29392.001  18691.861  18507.846     -0.98 29388.067  29433.939  29448.261  29207.986      -0.61   37.95

     VIETNAM  5876.916   6643.980   4375.681   4722.001      7.91  6493.340   6846.134   6979.608   6990.300       7.65    9.08

     INDNSIA  4424.155   5051.719   3488.921   3414.733     -2.13  4932.147   5001.375   5034.078   4977.531       0.92    6.47

     BNGLDSH  3930.358   4509.864   3217.833   3158.927     -1.83  4601.503   4465.932   4510.601   4450.959      -3.27    5.78

     MEXICO   3541.437   3803.545   2535.524   2511.993     -0.93  3729.625   3817.557   3804.725   3780.014       1.35    4.91

     INDIA    3111.765   3316.037   2439.982   2180.727    -10.63  3370.885   3131.697   3084.068   3056.782      -9.32    3.97

     CAMBOD   2222.157   2592.322   1668.952   1669.947      0.06  2513.720   2613.397   2632.338   2593.317       3.17    3.37

     HONDURA  2413.791   2615.445   1767.461   1684.738     -4.68  2637.893   2542.250   2546.979   2532.722      -3.99    3.29

     SALVADR  1638.350   1738.496   1165.704   1213.433      4.09  1767.340   1780.477   1769.131   1786.225       1.07    2.32

     PAKISTN  1492.502   1654.894   1155.661    989.137    -14.41  1681.063   1517.144   1497.453   1488.369     -11.46    1.93

     SRI LKA  1223.656   1399.572    936.318    995.226      6.29  1343.296   1464.872   1462.400   1458.480       8.57    1.89

     NICARAG  1017.483   1356.920    869.806    894.843      2.88  1242.736   1431.464   1408.659   1381.957      11.20    1.80

     GUATMAL  1152.427   1321.352    918.848    833.075     -9.33  1292.199   1250.509   1248.459   1235.578      -4.38    1.61

     PHIL R   1017.624   1179.988    817.598    788.798     -3.52  1155.928   1157.915   1165.996   1151.188      -0.41    1.50

     ITALY     915.208   1101.142    727.890    754.766      3.69  1034.323   1135.577   1141.233   1128.018       9.06    1.47

     THAILND  1304.978   1186.908    824.592    718.975    -12.81  1277.659   1111.926   1092.197   1081.292     -15.37    1.40

     JORDAN    806.439    895.546    599.756    641.877      7.02   871.164    938.765    947.397    937.667       7.63    1.22

     EGYPT     836.760    902.786    619.240    593.286     -4.19   888.560    873.763    877.485    876.832      -1.32    1.14

     HAITI     517.487    701.395    465.344    469.049      0.80   670.727    701.915    703.522    705.101       5.12    0.92

     DOM REP   625.840    653.696    427.524    428.652      0.26   648.132    648.666    650.892    654.824       1.03    0.85

     PERU      662.872    713.768    504.212    406.782    -19.32   723.952    631.842    633.302    616.338     -14.86    0.80

     CANADA    501.524    506.062    325.823    332.583      2.07   501.951    507.442    510.560    512.822       2.17    0.67

     MALAYSA   450.415    505.424    335.117    296.281    -11.59   494.183    492.674    480.407    466.588      -5.58    0.61

     CHINA T   469.367    435.997    310.023    278.030    -10.32   461.209    414.025    415.009    404.003     -12.40    0.52

     TURKEY    301.140    333.636    225.483    272.750     20.96   323.933    378.430    384.570    380.903      17.59    0.49

     LESOTHO   280.754    315.323    198.584    192.584     -3.02   300.251    316.535    315.625    309.323       3.02    0.40

     KENYA     201.602    260.588    160.787    167.102      3.93   243.486    265.457    268.832    266.903       9.62    0.35

     KOR REP   257.963    243.252    157.370    140.986    -10.41   248.143    235.347    233.002    226.868      -8.57    0.29

     COLOMB    257.771    223.138    158.135    144.033     -8.92   249.670    211.204    209.539    209.036     -16.28    0.27

     MAURIT    119.654    156.768     95.183    113.891     19.66   139.659    171.071    170.149    175.476      25.65    0.23

     C RICA    168.420    167.472    110.081    106.954     -2.84   162.390    163.933    163.882    164.344       1.20    0.21

     FRANCE    124.164    145.266     97.515    103.083      5.71   140.824    149.288    151.232    150.834       7.11    0.20

     HG KONG   181.503    161.706    111.902     94.367    -15.67   178.693    148.418    146.312    144.172     -19.32    0.19

     ROMANIA    78.068    109.558     69.305     88.937     28.33    95.859    124.422    127.788    129.189      34.77    0.17

     PORTUGL    74.055     95.226     64.009     79.117     23.60    89.115    106.213    108.345    110.334      23.81    0.14

     TUNISIA    71.709     83.338     56.155     68.318     21.66    78.266     91.705     94.422     95.502      22.02    0.12

     U KING     72.066     84.291     49.764     59.602     19.77    78.180     92.498     93.465     94.129      20.40    0.12

     BAHRAIN    82.902     82.849     56.081     66.223     18.08    81.561     90.045     91.694     92.991      14.01    0.12

     MOROC      61.688     82.067     59.028     69.557     17.84    77.958     93.357     93.803     92.595      18.78    0.12

     ISRAEL     99.376     95.652     65.663     62.279     -5.15    92.424     93.001     95.237     92.269      -0.17    0.12

     BULGAR     28.253     45.687     26.386     42.061     59.41    37.793     57.696     60.566     61.362      62.37    0.08

     SWAZLND    93.488     76.883     58.449     40.364    -30.94    86.914     60.963     62.308     58.798     -32.35    0.08

     MACAU      84.227     56.078     39.335     31.418    -20.13    64.470     49.928     49.734     48.162     -25.30    0.06

     MADAGAS    54.208     38.731     26.746     23.536    -12.00    33.687     37.651     37.632     35.522       5.45    0.05

     SINGAPR    47.177     32.687     23.889     16.863    -29.41    38.767     28.694     26.995     25.660     -33.81    0.03

     ARAB EM    32.920     27.058     19.498     13.795    -29.25    28.376     22.678     22.025     21.356     -24.74    0.03

     NEPAL      16.631     19.634     10.867     10.322     -5.02    17.453     19.457     19.449     19.089       9.37    0.02

     LAOS       33.426     34.508     24.431      8.172    -66.55    38.907     22.711     20.684     18.249     -53.10    0.02

     ETHIOP      6.567     10.004      6.363      7.356     15.60     8.334     11.229     11.028     10.996      31.95    0.01

     MALAWI     10.389     13.487      7.289      4.004    -45.07    12.392     12.161     11.587     10.202     -17.67    0.01

     TNZANIA     1.913      5.290      3.234      5.398     66.88     4.398      7.075      7.711      7.453      69.46    0.01

     ECUADOR     7.829      7.797      5.640      3.891    -31.01     8.481      6.715      6.267      6.048     -28.69    0.01

     TURKMEN     8.986      8.795      6.984      2.372    -66.04     9.620      5.833      5.048      4.183     -56.52    0.01


     _WTO    71335.315  77585.903  51446.213  50777.564     -1.30 77078.003  77372.381  77521.420  76917.255      -0.21   99.93

     _ASEAN  15382.010  17231.604  11561.398  11637.857      0.66 16948.980  17278.528  17436.187  17308.062       2.12   22.49

     _W HEMI 12544.090  13849.629   9281.036   9052.530     -2.46 13675.583  13732.300  13693.454  13621.123      -0.40   17.70

     _CBI     7539.478   8562.481   5729.590   5635.567     -1.64  8428.360   8526.943   8499.164   8468.459       0.48   11.00

     _CAFTA   7016.310   7853.380   5259.425   5161.695     -1.86  7750.690   7817.298   7788.002   7755.650       0.06   10.08

     _OECD    2468.505   2748.473   1811.352   1875.193      3.52  2661.263   2827.201   2838.232   2812.314       5.68    3.65

     _EU15    1276.569   1531.114   1006.368   1064.013      5.73  1442.186   1592.543   1602.597   1588.759      10.16    2.06

     _EC12    1262.909   1517.784    999.015   1056.308      5.73  1429.143   1579.341   1589.331   1575.077      10.21    2.05

     _SUB-SAH  789.497    903.215    573.037    569.773     -0.57   852.534    907.615    909.532    899.951       5.56    1.17

     _ANDEAN   934.376    952.684    673.937    557.843    -17.23   990.657    855.996    855.157    836.590     -15.55    1.09