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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM 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      82.233     77.495     51.736     55.593      7.45    70.680     83.469     84.011     81.352      15.10  100.00

     CHINA P    18.362     19.872     13.281     14.682     10.54    18.549     20.971     21.242     21.273      14.68   26.15

     JAPAN      14.365     15.700      9.652     10.233      6.03    13.216     16.568     16.400     16.281      23.19   20.01

     MEXICO      6.940     10.149      7.060     10.142     43.66     9.971     11.825     12.762     13.231      32.70   16.26

     ITALY      20.417     14.913     10.644      8.337    -21.67    12.959     15.429     14.545     12.606      -2.73   15.50

     TURKEY      8.507      7.357      4.647      5.657     21.72     6.391      8.551      8.949      8.367      30.91   10.28

     CHINA T     6.858      6.986      4.867      4.607     -5.35     6.734      7.397      7.341      6.725      -0.12    8.27


     _WTO       82.218     77.495     51.736     55.592      7.45    70.665     83.468     84.011     81.351      15.12  100.00

     _OECD      29.934     22.931     15.754     14.658     -6.96    20.005     24.848     24.469     21.835       9.15   26.84

     _EC12      21.383     15.365     10.903      8.993    -17.52    13.398     16.123     15.347     13.455       0.43   16.54

     _EU15      21.383     15.396     10.934      8.993    -17.75    13.428     16.123     15.347     13.455       0.20   16.54

     _W HEMI     6.951     10.373      7.261     10.284     41.63    10.180     12.191     13.086     13.396      31.60   16.47