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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    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   51873.684  53491.931  36329.045  33910.955     -6.66 54038.916  51842.924  51617.548  51073.841      -5.49  100.00

     CHINA P 18367.664  17840.314  11730.201  11015.295     -6.09 18211.226  17394.580  17299.395  17125.409      -5.96   33.53

     INDIA    4298.170   4530.836   3182.190   3008.088     -5.47  4527.140   4425.308   4383.811   4356.733      -3.76    8.53

     VIETNAM  3604.738   3753.242   2553.794   2496.998     -2.22  3784.132   3687.819   3710.883   3696.447      -2.32    7.24

     BNGLDSH  3216.987   3593.201   2623.393   2563.902     -2.27  3710.682   3553.188   3579.074   3533.710      -4.77    6.92

     INDNSIA  2797.826   3046.914   2134.236   1955.200     -8.39  3026.951   2898.991   2906.313   2867.878      -5.26    5.62

     PAKISTN  2882.353   3101.053   2166.987   1848.611    -14.69  3132.399   2873.739   2821.527   2782.676     -11.16    5.45

     MEXICO   2513.565   2631.172   1731.234   1683.669     -2.75  2572.896   2606.651   2600.848   2583.607       0.42    5.06

     CAMBOD   1701.064   1822.121   1216.623   1129.014     -7.20  1846.034   1757.025   1766.540   1734.512      -6.04    3.40

     HONDURA  1559.998   1700.488   1165.434    982.309    -15.71  1725.683   1566.435   1545.854   1517.364     -12.07    2.97

     SALVADR  1153.319   1198.085    824.889    785.900     -4.73  1260.304   1165.824   1153.940   1159.096      -8.03    2.27

     NICARAG   764.806   1032.817    662.343    637.826     -3.70   925.989   1070.363   1041.472   1008.300       8.89    1.97

     SRI LKA   794.451    867.150    584.535    575.622     -1.52   848.867    871.113    865.071    858.237       1.10    1.68

     GUATMAL   832.431    888.892    624.342    523.685    -16.12   886.727    805.221    801.311    788.234     -11.11    1.54

     EGYPT     674.380    658.637    468.993    416.944    -11.10   675.684    609.065    608.073    606.588     -10.23    1.19

     THAILND   800.888    702.608    495.218    377.269    -23.82   775.599    618.229    596.917    584.658     -24.62    1.14

     HAITI     415.385    563.876    378.063    368.131     -2.63   538.301    555.466    555.019    553.943       2.91    1.08

     PERU      595.393    620.775    443.950    353.511    -20.37   638.547    543.847    546.473    530.336     -16.95    1.04

     PHIL R    526.068    563.377    407.716    363.357    -10.88   568.132    530.470    528.411    519.018      -8.64    1.02

     ITALY     410.369    452.110    307.003    299.124     -2.57   444.615    450.757    450.029    444.232      -0.09    0.87

     TURKEY    341.497    367.695    239.185    251.572      5.18   364.064    378.145    379.898    380.082       4.40    0.74

     JORDAN    354.521    321.878    217.936    223.756      2.67   326.069    331.424    329.108    327.698       0.50    0.64

     MALAYSA   314.614    347.793    227.755    202.932    -10.90   340.530    337.319    330.903    322.969      -5.16    0.63

     DOM REP   309.969    317.268    212.278    193.679     -8.76   323.530    305.212    302.965    298.669      -7.68    0.58

     KOR REP   289.651    276.063    182.250    176.738     -3.02   266.241    272.700    273.195    270.550       1.62    0.53

     LESOTHO   204.387    204.403    127.178    122.387     -3.77   197.406    198.823    203.138    199.612       1.12    0.39

     KENYA     166.679    188.794    118.953    116.696     -1.90   185.171    188.248    190.657    186.536       0.74    0.37

     MAURIT    114.585    149.246     90.364    108.883     20.49   132.698    163.263    162.974    167.765      26.43    0.33

     PORTUGL   149.616    153.371    104.389     95.574     -8.44   160.335    144.481    142.433    144.557      -9.84    0.28

     CHINA T   153.373    141.264     98.151     88.136    -10.20   148.823    133.644    134.437    131.249     -11.81    0.26

     CANADA    126.968    128.946     85.761     87.202      1.68   127.224    128.088    129.698    130.387       2.49    0.26

     BAHRAIN   120.930    135.537     96.945     89.630     -7.55   134.185    131.416    129.391    128.221      -4.44    0.25

     COLOMB    165.421    134.635     95.759     85.338    -10.88   154.452    126.141    125.161    124.215     -19.58    0.24

     C RICA    106.156    110.578     73.117     75.104      2.72   105.354    111.457    112.497    112.565       6.84    0.22

     JAPAN      81.880     91.936     61.798     65.979      6.77    85.659     93.861     95.547     96.117      12.21    0.19

     FRANCE     80.071     77.342     51.623     61.882     19.87    78.615     86.385     87.031     87.601      11.43    0.17

     HG KONG   132.271    100.932     74.754     51.765    -30.75   118.306     80.407     79.494     77.943     -34.12    0.15

     TUNISIA    42.273     51.770     34.141     43.060     26.12    47.939     58.034     59.938     60.688      26.60    0.12

     ROMANIA    29.036     40.380     25.113     33.372     32.88    34.602     48.110     48.714     48.638      40.56    0.10

     ISRAEL     67.218     57.805     43.082     31.557    -26.75    60.719     51.397     48.641     46.280     -23.78    0.09

     U KING     27.278     34.957     21.863     25.885     18.40    32.075     37.474     37.790     38.979      21.53    0.08

     MACAU      65.736     44.757     31.329     24.222    -22.68    50.425     38.835     38.902     37.651     -25.33    0.07

     MOROC      27.247     30.727     23.213     27.964     20.47    28.800     35.578     35.763     35.478      23.19    0.07

     GERMANY    30.458     34.158     23.151     21.856     -5.59    34.027     32.648     33.025     32.863      -3.42    0.06

     SWAZLND    44.241     36.609     28.483     21.451    -24.69    37.785     29.808     31.556     29.578     -21.72    0.06

     MADAGAS    34.667     30.172     21.840     20.744     -5.02    26.613     29.918     30.840     29.076       9.26    0.06

     SPAIN      17.094     22.395     15.486     18.921     22.18    20.761     25.375     25.525     25.829      24.41    0.05

     TURKMEN    23.823     26.011     15.472     14.052     -9.18    23.991     24.558     24.393     24.591       2.50    0.05

     ARAB EM    33.075     28.722     21.644     13.794    -36.27    29.718     22.323     22.406     20.871     -29.77    0.04

     BRAZIL    102.764     19.044     14.031     10.516    -25.05    37.765     15.556     15.364     15.529     -58.88    0.03

     LAOS       30.521     31.308     22.152      6.206    -71.98    35.091     19.898     17.788     15.362     -56.22    0.03

     BULGAR      8.948     11.149      7.328     10.619     44.90    10.397     13.158     14.099     14.440      38.89    0.03

     NEPAL       9.368     11.182      7.912      9.517     20.28    10.348     12.775     13.120     12.787      23.57    0.03

     UKRAINE    14.178     12.974      8.782      8.324     -5.22    13.820     12.673     12.997     12.516      -9.44    0.02

     SWITZLD    23.242     22.166     16.882      7.217    -57.25    26.654     13.627     13.038     12.500     -53.10    0.02

     POLAND     12.906     10.766      7.311      8.461     15.72    12.294     11.312     11.616     11.915      -3.08    0.02

     NETHLDS     5.553      7.010      4.427      4.556      2.91     6.495      7.793      7.483      7.138       9.91    0.01

     CZECH       8.269      8.070      4.991      2.430    -51.32     7.446      6.434      6.241      5.508     -26.02    0.01

     S ARAB      0.065      1.194      0.460      2.409    423.66     0.473      2.995      3.070      3.142     564.92    0.01

     SYRIA       2.176      3.461      2.498      2.121    -15.09     3.238      3.057      3.087      3.084      -4.74    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.021      0.654      0.463      1.316    184.23     0.835      1.371      1.370      1.508      80.50    0.00

     UZBEKIS     0.419      1.494      1.480      0.014    -99.05     1.502      0.641      0.215      0.028     -98.14    0.00


     _WTO    51812.720  53422.392  36283.063  33881.878     -6.62 53968.932  51785.625  51562.641  51021.207      -5.46   99.90

     _ASEAN   9780.721  10271.492   7059.872   6533.633     -7.45 10381.120   9853.544   9861.991   9745.253      -6.13   19.08

     _W HEMI  8659.767   9357.946   6319.494   5792.820     -8.33  9308.776   9010.330   8940.371   8831.272      -5.13   17.29

     _CBI     5144.218   5814.279   3941.818   3568.397     -9.47  5767.983   5582.710   5515.736   5440.858      -5.67   10.65

     _CAFTA   4726.679   5248.127   3562.403   3198.504    -10.22  5227.587   5024.513   4958.039   4884.228      -6.57    9.56

     _OECD    1553.734   1628.550   1085.689   1081.785     -0.36  1613.252   1628.736   1629.622   1624.646       0.71    3.18

     _EU15     741.638    803.465    541.959    541.210     -0.14   798.224    807.370    805.261    802.716       0.56    1.57

     _EC12     735.375    796.731    537.633    537.330     -0.06   791.377    800.697    798.714    796.429       0.64    1.56

     _ANDEAN   765.733    761.835    545.094    441.717    -18.96   800.075    674.656    676.172    658.458     -17.70    1.29

     _SUB-SAH  576.628    624.408    398.051    396.945     -0.28   594.357    621.502    630.041    623.303       4.87    1.22