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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                         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     491.155    581.811    394.679    474.637     20.26   544.695    656.911    660.996    661.769      21.49  100.00

     CHINA P   148.226    206.073    134.358    212.283     58.00   180.646    276.015    280.673    283.998      57.21   42.91

     KOR REP   119.720    141.617     96.520    105.698      9.51   131.487    153.102    152.850    150.795      14.68   22.79

     CHINA T    36.298     38.703     26.038     25.360     -2.60    37.691     39.348     38.608     38.025       0.89    5.75

     CANADA     32.605     33.287     20.598     24.321     18.07    31.551     36.219     36.245     37.010      17.30    5.59

     ITALY      29.961     31.248     22.542     21.912     -2.79    30.837     31.633     31.439     30.618      -0.71    4.63

     INDIA      29.391     37.708     31.972     16.063    -49.76    38.608     23.257     22.326     21.798     -43.54    3.29

     JAPAN      20.908     17.518     11.256     12.342      9.65    19.553     18.818     18.844     18.604      -4.85    2.81

     TURKEY      9.706      8.655      6.472     12.654     95.53     8.004     13.397     13.980     14.838      85.39    2.24

     MEXICO     19.548     19.308     14.621      8.182    -44.04    21.117     13.316     13.197     12.868     -39.06    1.94

     GERMANY     5.478      9.666      6.832      5.501    -19.48     8.881      8.444      8.230      8.336      -6.14    1.26

     FRANCE      5.942      6.263      3.306      4.580     38.52     5.370      7.335      7.526      7.537      40.36    1.14

     INDNSIA     8.527      5.576      4.096      4.827     17.84     6.784      6.370      6.307      6.307      -7.03    0.95

     VIETNAM     3.268      4.783      3.001      3.455     15.15     4.361      5.164      5.180      5.237      20.08    0.79

     THAILND     2.239      2.432      1.437      1.723     19.94     2.253      2.541      2.744      2.718      20.62    0.41

     HONDURA     0.148      1.095      0.139      1.541   1005.16     0.173      1.867      2.352      2.496    1345.65    0.38

     SALVADR     0.600      1.684      0.886      1.463     65.12     1.195      2.553      2.381      2.262      89.27    0.34

     BRAZIL      2.838      2.593      1.898      1.481    -21.98     2.758      2.048      2.042      2.176     -21.13    0.33

     ARGENT      2.134      1.948      1.140      1.076     -5.65     1.968      1.966      1.913      1.883      -4.29    0.28

     HG KONG     0.642      1.409      0.790      0.822      4.06     1.157      1.441      1.343      1.441      24.59    0.22

     U KING      1.118      1.459      1.032      0.965     -6.49     1.376      1.352      1.510      1.392       1.15    0.21

     EGYPT       0.691      0.829      0.471      0.867     83.87     0.661      1.179      1.204      1.225      85.33    0.19

     REP SAF     0.626      0.874      0.718      0.902     25.64     0.871      1.166      1.153      1.058      21.49    0.16

     BELGIUM     0.440      0.097      0.073      0.483    558.18     0.337      0.528      0.527      0.507      50.46    0.08


     _WTO      491.154    581.747    394.668    474.634     20.26   544.682    656.855    660.939    661.713      21.49   99.99

     _OECD     211.886    237.001    160.349    180.553     12.60   222.656    257.559    258.314    257.205      15.52   38.87

     _W HEMI    59.436     61.081     40.135     39.144     -2.47    60.062     59.231     59.537     60.091       0.05    9.08

     _EU15      47.568     50.846     35.202     35.005     -0.56    49.270     51.419     51.575     50.649       2.80    7.65

     _EC12      46.073     49.899     34.570     34.539     -0.09    47.934     50.522     50.617     49.869       4.04    7.54

     _ASEAN     14.384     12.905      8.557     10.063     17.60    13.495     14.225     14.378     14.411       6.79    2.18

     _CBI        1.215      3.162      1.307      3.460    164.75     1.862      4.857      5.248      5.315     185.49    0.80

     _CAFTA      1.165      3.138      1.291      3.460    168.01     1.798      4.848      5.240      5.307     195.18    0.80

     _SUB-SAH    0.685      0.939      0.726      0.915     26.09     0.915      1.236      1.223      1.128      23.24    0.17