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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     161.014    177.837    118.741    122.244      2.95   172.170    178.506    181.160    181.341       5.33  100.00

     CHINA P    43.365     44.950     29.863     29.528     -1.12    42.928     44.382     44.697     44.614       3.93   24.60

     ITALY      27.538     29.368     19.924     22.089     10.87    28.973     30.883     31.843     31.534       8.84   17.39

     INDIA       7.781     12.312      7.617      9.653     26.73    10.344     13.532     14.235     14.349      38.72    7.91

     TURKEY      4.253      7.596      3.742      9.145    144.41     5.247     11.437     12.179     13.000     147.73    7.17

     PAKISTN    11.618     12.427      8.207      6.207    -24.37    12.079     10.590     10.335     10.428     -13.67    5.75

     FRANCE      7.499      8.413      5.909      5.029    -14.89     8.228      7.770      7.526      7.533      -8.45    4.15

     CANADA      9.914      8.965      6.969      5.533    -20.60    10.449      7.522      7.786      7.530     -27.94    4.15

     KOR REP     6.811      7.843      5.613      5.195     -7.45     7.903      7.534      7.614      7.425      -6.04    4.09

     CHINA T     6.323      5.915      4.050      3.502    -13.54     6.351      5.478      5.487      5.367     -15.50    2.96

     MEXICO      3.550      3.725      2.325      2.393      2.92     3.554      3.843      3.639      3.793       6.71    2.09

     SPAIN       2.652      3.112      2.432      2.767     13.79     3.014      3.339      3.334      3.448      14.39    1.90

     S ARAB      0.001      1.137      0.417      2.321    456.09     0.419      2.926      2.966      3.041     626.19    1.68

     ARAB EM     2.141      1.331      0.840      1.513     80.04     1.221      1.896      1.981      2.003      64.00    1.10

     INDNSIA     0.909      0.962      0.599      0.860     43.55     1.092      1.141      1.320      1.223      11.99    0.67

     ISRAEL      1.681      0.858      0.643      0.645      0.24     1.366      0.712      0.841      0.859     -37.06    0.47

     GUATMAL     0.148      0.059      0.046      0.014    -69.37     0.091      0.026      0.026      0.026     -70.80    0.01


     _WTO      160.551    177.686    118.731    122.028      2.78   171.748    178.154    180.807    180.983       5.38   99.80

     _OECD      74.212     85.552     58.299     60.339      3.50    83.263     85.922     87.414     87.592       5.20   48.30

     _EU15      51.197     59.146     40.739     38.987     -4.30    57.692     57.173     57.645     57.394      -0.52   31.65

     _EC12      49.826     57.280     39.279     38.483     -2.03    55.965     56.118     56.704     56.484       0.93   31.15

     _W HEMI    15.867     15.080     11.011      9.057    -17.75    16.706     13.232     13.311     13.125     -21.43    7.24

     _ASEAN      2.599      3.241      2.410      2.033    -15.65     3.564      2.922      3.081      2.864     -19.65    1.58

     _CBI        0.472      0.298      0.192      0.236     22.77     0.331      0.217      0.321      0.341       3.13    0.19

     _CAFTA      0.469      0.295      0.191      0.228     19.68     0.328      0.215      0.316      0.333       1.38    0.18