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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      32.626     51.785     34.571     30.850    -10.77    48.845     50.540     49.552     48.064      -1.60  100.00

     CHINA P    15.997     31.846     20.865     18.275    -12.42    29.318     31.368     29.722     29.255      -0.22   60.87

     KOR REP     3.658      4.297      2.549      2.832     11.13     3.645      4.590      4.835      4.581      25.68    9.53

     INDIA       1.478      3.299      2.479      2.808     13.24     2.993      3.709      3.979      3.628      21.21    7.55

     PAKISTN     1.380      1.377      0.957      1.093     14.25     1.430      1.548      1.601      1.513       5.83    3.15

     MEXICO      0.322      0.687      0.487      0.313    -35.72     0.606      0.605      0.581      0.513     -15.39    1.07

     CANADA      4.283      1.951      1.951      0.007    -99.62     3.395      0.230      0.102      0.007     -99.78    0.02


     _WTO       32.626     51.785     34.571     30.850    -10.76    48.845     50.540     49.552     48.064      -1.60  100.00

     _OECD      10.685     10.681      7.063      5.461    -22.68    10.858      9.175      9.371      9.079     -16.38   18.89

     _EU15       2.323      3.840      2.223      2.272      2.22     3.299      3.742      3.826      3.890      17.91    8.09

     _EC12       1.676      2.508      1.666      1.729      3.80     2.250      2.437      2.509      2.571      14.26    5.35

     _W HEMI     5.224      3.408      2.970      1.157    -61.03     4.781      1.898      1.965      1.596     -66.62    3.32

     _CBI        0.543      0.751      0.519      0.828     59.53     0.701      1.046      1.265      1.060      51.25    2.21

     _CAFTA      0.543      0.751      0.519      0.828     59.53     0.701      1.046      1.265      1.060      51.25    2.21

     _ASEAN      0.269      0.696      0.480      0.424    -11.65     0.531      0.750      0.665      0.640      20.62    1.33