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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC IMPORTS
                                                    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    4770.139   5490.425   3655.486   3914.738      7.09  5255.601   5738.813   5762.239   5749.677       9.40  100.00

     CHINA P  1141.011   1433.157    930.595   1117.836     20.12  1324.221   1599.631   1615.729   1620.398      22.37   28.18

     KOR REP   460.265    536.800    359.131    381.158      6.13   508.555    557.640    562.121    558.826       9.89    9.72

     CANADA    411.135    429.372    288.129    296.069      2.76   426.459    441.514    440.976    437.313       2.55    7.61

     JAPAN     273.999    308.225    199.596    248.437     24.47   285.108    344.796    350.795    357.066      25.24    6.21

     INDIA     235.284    312.231    213.673    205.814     -3.68   290.537    304.678    305.218    304.373       4.76    5.29

     CHINA T   261.840    285.943    187.877    205.930      9.61   278.018    301.763    305.455    303.995       9.34    5.29

     ITALY     272.057    295.772    202.809    208.294      2.70   293.489    303.466    303.882    301.257       2.65    5.24

     MEXICO    251.712    270.333    178.529    190.381      6.64   264.651    277.602    281.420    282.185       6.63    4.91

     VIETNAM   147.538    219.147    141.196    108.075    -23.46   194.887    204.031    194.796    186.027      -4.55    3.24

     GERMANY   160.882    176.427    120.043    122.268      1.85   175.828    176.709    177.847    178.652       1.61    3.11

     PAKISTN   107.642    153.420    101.739     95.731     -5.91   139.658    154.231    153.695    147.412       5.55    2.56

     TURKEY    108.799    137.042     92.382    100.849      9.17   123.855    144.680    143.416    145.510      17.48    2.53

     U KING     86.133    100.238     67.904     66.162     -2.56    97.352     97.854     98.444     98.497       1.18    1.71

     FRANCE     88.948     89.883     57.595     64.210     11.49    89.076     94.585     95.288     96.498       8.33    1.68

     ISRAEL    157.972    110.606     80.406     64.794    -19.42   118.255     97.268     94.945     94.994     -19.67    1.65

     INDNSIA    59.862     63.375     43.913     41.726     -4.98    64.275     61.152     62.216     61.188      -4.80    1.06

     BELGIUM    51.879     54.792     37.657     39.455      4.78    56.018     56.460     57.263     56.590       1.02    0.98

     THAILND    47.573     59.333     41.075     37.615     -8.42    58.187     55.212     55.510     55.873      -3.98    0.97

     ARAB EM    32.433     38.924     25.325     35.069     38.48    38.178     46.979     48.124     48.668      27.48    0.85

     SWITZLD    40.227     43.320     28.214     29.188      3.45    42.860     44.998     43.925     44.294       3.35    0.77

     S ARAB     22.346     30.246     19.825     25.109     26.66    27.722     34.479     34.221     35.531      28.17    0.62

     NETHLDS    30.243     35.295     24.857     21.752    -12.49    35.737     33.661     32.381     32.190      -9.93    0.56

     SPAIN      24.737     25.599     18.254     23.158     26.87    27.834     28.822     29.971     30.503       9.59    0.53

     LUXMBRG    30.419     28.017     22.328     18.544    -16.95    33.188     24.320     24.269     24.234     -26.98    0.42

     POLAND     10.604     15.456      9.935     10.189      2.56    13.753     15.855     15.881     15.711      14.23    0.27

     DENMARK     9.890     14.841      9.290      9.682      4.21    12.986     15.716     15.413     15.232      17.29    0.26

     MALAYSA     8.312     14.714      8.665      8.858      2.22    11.415     15.140     15.106     14.906      30.59    0.26

     BRAZIL     57.495     20.517     15.407      9.311    -39.56    33.613     14.830     14.547     14.422     -57.09    0.25

     GREECE     15.117     14.589     11.003      9.258    -15.86    14.105     14.419     14.333     12.844      -8.94    0.22

     AUSTRAL    11.923     14.562     10.860      8.465    -22.06    14.659     13.160     12.471     12.166     -17.01    0.21

     N ZEAL      8.940     10.949      7.607      8.026      5.50    10.820     10.422     10.975     11.368       5.07    0.20

     FINLAND    16.881     15.191     10.415      6.057    -41.85    18.890     12.302     10.847     10.833     -42.65    0.19

     PORTUGL    13.538     11.396      8.450      7.401    -12.41    10.928     10.421     10.500     10.348      -5.31    0.18

     IRELAND     9.472     10.882      7.277      6.431    -11.63    11.276     10.559      9.519     10.035     -11.00    0.17

     CZECH       3.832      7.233      4.667      6.710     43.78     5.848      8.852      8.771      9.276      58.63    0.16

     SWEDEN      8.953      6.660      3.839      6.408     66.89     6.937      8.470      8.752      9.228      33.02    0.16

     CHILE       6.888      7.911      5.101      5.658     10.91     7.747      7.935      8.224      8.468       9.31    0.15

     REP SAF     4.327      7.204      5.140      5.999     16.71     7.409      7.887      7.827      8.063       8.83    0.14

     AUSTRIA     5.983      7.761      5.840      4.917    -15.79     7.488      7.427      7.102      6.839      -8.67    0.12

     HG KONG     6.640      7.008      4.544      4.313     -5.10     6.373      7.381      7.103      6.777       6.34    0.12

     SALVADR     4.741      5.728      3.654      4.697     28.54     5.575      6.964      7.093      6.771      21.45    0.12

     PERU        5.979      6.321      4.694      4.837      3.04     7.041      5.913      6.365      6.464      -8.20    0.11

     ARGENT      5.540      8.002      5.371      2.996    -44.22     7.218      7.439      6.816      5.627     -22.04    0.10

     MALTA       5.815      5.194      3.822      3.375    -11.69     5.669      4.915      4.862      4.748     -16.25    0.08

     TURKMEN     2.815      3.765      2.766      2.958      6.93     3.817      3.784      3.670      3.956       3.66    0.07

     SLOVENI     0.310      1.649      0.716      2.642    269.07     0.754      3.701      3.736      3.576     374.01    0.06

     EGYPT       1.610      1.650      1.079      2.632    143.90     1.425      3.191      3.280      3.204     124.73    0.06

     HONDURA     0.502      1.394      0.320      1.760    449.39     0.424      2.177      2.651      2.833     568.03    0.05

     HUNGARY     0.039      1.395      0.393      1.664    323.35     0.400      1.985      2.348      2.666     566.34    0.05

     COLOMB      3.044      2.613      1.959      1.991      1.62     3.132      2.646      2.733      2.644     -15.57    0.05

     BAHRAIN    14.518      2.887      2.274      1.729    -23.97     7.069      2.370      2.238      2.342     -66.87    0.04

     DOM REP     2.153      3.010      2.059      0.914    -55.59     2.949      2.066      2.046      1.865     -36.76    0.03

     GUATMAL     1.581      1.187      0.964      1.531     58.79     1.386      1.603      1.784      1.754      26.57    0.03

     PHIL R      2.365      1.822      1.265      0.733    -42.05     2.317      1.456      1.386      1.290     -44.30    0.02

     CAMBOD      0.722      0.951      0.575      0.730     26.97     0.921      0.976      1.065      1.106      20.06    0.02

     RUSSIA      1.581      1.262      1.154      0.442    -61.70     1.303      1.319      1.236      0.550     -57.78    0.01

     SIER LN     0.000      0.485      0.484      0.025    -94.92     0.484      0.154      0.023      0.026     -94.67    0.00


     _WTO     4764.942   5483.441   3650.970   3910.197      7.10  5249.188   5732.292   5755.676   5742.668       9.40   99.88

     _OECD    1881.523   2085.167   1410.022   1458.295      3.42  2039.703   2136.530   2139.133   2133.441       4.60   37.11

     _EU15     825.133    887.342    607.559    613.996      1.06   891.131    895.190    895.810    893.779       0.30   15.54

     _EC12     793.315    857.730    587.465    596.614      1.56   857.816    866.991    869.109    866.880       1.06   15.08

     _W HEMI   752.648    757.866    507.269    521.283      2.76   761.858    772.136    776.135    771.880       1.32   13.42

     _ASEAN    266.818    359.880    237.173    197.924    -16.55   332.635    338.296    330.354    320.632      -3.61    5.58

     _CBI        9.755     12.448      7.845      9.763     24.44    11.444     13.862     14.648     14.366      25.54    0.25

     _CAFTA      9.506     12.241      7.709      9.661     25.32    11.204     13.705     14.496     14.193      26.67    0.25

     _ANDEAN     9.057      8.959      6.672      7.060      5.83    10.203      8.779      9.338      9.348      -8.38    0.16

     _SUB-SAH    5.183      8.173      5.922      6.224      5.10     8.544      8.626      8.423      8.475      -0.81    0.15