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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  31:  COTTON APPAREL 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   43328.752  44702.201  30453.331  28130.183     -7.63 45337.094  43055.264  42879.279  42379.053      -6.52  100.00

     CHINA P 14702.436  14223.365   9312.176   8673.665     -6.86 14590.240  13802.243  13731.960  13584.855      -6.89   32.06

     VIETNAM  3533.813   3663.430   2494.269   2420.926     -2.94  3701.963   3587.601   3610.503   3590.088      -3.02    8.47

     BNGLDSH  3134.534   3498.786   2556.533   2500.218     -2.20  3612.782   3463.960   3487.577   3442.472      -4.71    8.12

     INDNSIA  2738.177   2978.887   2087.917   1908.810     -8.58  2962.116   2832.504   2838.787   2799.780      -5.48    6.61

     MEXICO   2348.303   2468.729   1610.911   1596.115     -0.92  2403.240   2474.608   2468.788   2453.933       2.11    5.79

     INDIA    2627.212   2669.226   2005.392   1639.467    -18.25  2774.347   2391.830   2340.349   2303.302     -16.98    5.44

     CAMBOD   1688.316   1805.983   1204.796   1117.356     -7.26  1829.688   1741.988   1751.150   1718.544      -6.07    4.06

     HONDURA  1558.769   1698.603   1164.527    980.736    -15.78  1724.330   1564.251   1543.394   1514.811     -12.15    3.57

     PAKISTN  1420.703   1547.229   1084.960    909.805    -16.14  1582.332   1402.634   1380.956   1372.075     -13.29    3.24

     SALVADR  1139.990   1187.260    816.617    779.500     -4.55  1247.485   1157.064   1145.102   1150.143      -7.80    2.71

     NICARAG   764.334   1032.261    661.923    637.413     -3.70   925.495   1069.836   1040.937   1007.751       8.89    2.38

     SRI LKA   794.141    866.927    584.392    575.006     -1.61   848.556    870.487    864.347    857.542       1.06    2.02

     GUATMAL   827.847    883.299    620.969    520.128    -16.24   881.584    799.522    795.587    782.459     -11.24    1.85

     EGYPT     625.708    611.798    434.246    393.363     -9.41   626.053    571.702    571.882    570.916      -8.81    1.35

     HAITI     415.364    563.825    378.052    368.109     -2.63   538.271    555.414    554.962    553.882       2.90    1.31

     THAILND   714.525    629.937    443.172    343.197    -22.56   694.567    559.347    540.333    529.961     -23.70    1.25

     PERU      588.413    614.157    439.327    349.388    -20.47   631.575    537.489    540.106    524.219     -17.00    1.24

     PHIL R    519.435    549.263    399.613    349.171    -12.62   557.468    510.628    508.673    498.822     -10.52    1.18

     MALAYSA   314.044    346.967    227.161    202.412    -10.89   339.815    336.574    330.121    322.219      -5.18    0.76

     JORDAN    352.411    316.138    214.279    210.058     -1.97   320.885    318.423    315.103    311.916      -2.79    0.74

     DOM REP   309.714    317.116    212.195    193.475     -8.82   323.371    304.973    302.708    298.396      -7.72    0.70

     ITALY     255.574    286.621    194.032    187.654     -3.29   276.097    285.068    284.317    280.243       1.50    0.66

     TURKEY    174.418    187.097    127.325    145.784     14.50   182.123    205.124    209.213    205.557      12.87    0.49

     LESOTHO   204.387    204.401    127.177    122.387     -3.77   197.404    198.822    203.138    199.612       1.12    0.47

     KENYA     166.487    188.479    118.702    116.421     -1.92   184.794    187.762    190.173    186.198       0.76    0.44

     MAURIT    114.231    149.159     90.362    108.824     20.43   132.600    163.117    162.829    167.620      26.41    0.40

     C RICA    106.116    110.569     73.111     75.087      2.70   105.345    111.436    112.476    112.545       6.83    0.27

     COLOMB    142.292    105.877     74.317     70.693     -4.88   124.257    102.431    101.751    102.253     -17.71    0.24

     KOR REP   125.293    111.177     75.076     65.980    -12.12   113.620    107.433    105.097    102.081     -10.16    0.24

     CHINA T   113.699    103.716     72.470     58.596    -19.14   111.068     91.840     92.492     89.841     -19.11    0.21

     CANADA     79.210     78.856     52.518     50.396     -4.04    77.464     75.894     76.783     76.733      -0.94    0.18

     HG KONG   120.802     92.162     68.259     46.715    -31.56   109.257     72.580     71.836     70.618     -35.37    0.17

     TUNISIA    41.783     51.399     33.930     42.772     26.06    47.509     57.596     59.497     60.241      26.80    0.14

     BAHRAIN    48.365     48.244     33.081     38.506     16.40    47.688     53.183     52.907     53.669      12.54    0.13

     PORTUGL    39.810     50.283     34.485     37.478      8.68    47.183     52.393     52.786     53.276      12.91    0.13

     ROMANIA    28.543     39.382     24.588     32.615     32.64    33.865     47.044     47.606     47.408      39.99    0.11

     MACAU      65.714     44.731     31.316     24.212    -22.68    50.393     38.809     38.876     37.628     -25.33    0.09

     MOROC      26.953     30.307     22.965     27.707     20.65    28.486     35.087     35.314     35.049      23.04    0.08

     SWAZLND    44.231     36.605     28.478     21.426    -24.76    37.774     29.783     31.531     29.553     -21.76    0.07

     MADAGAS    34.659     30.134     21.839     20.727     -5.09    26.610     29.872     30.789     29.023       9.07    0.07

     LAOS       30.511     31.289     22.137      6.184    -72.07    35.073     19.874     17.767     15.336     -56.27    0.04

     ARAB EM    23.268     15.317     12.087      6.600    -45.40    16.722     10.248     10.200      9.829     -41.22    0.02

     NEPAL       7.989      8.260      6.088      6.124      0.59     7.925      8.438      8.630      8.296       4.69    0.02

     TURKMEN     8.959      8.795      6.984      2.372    -66.04     9.620      5.833      5.048      4.183     -56.52    0.01

     SYRIA       2.172      3.406      2.476      2.110    -14.77     3.215      3.012      3.042      3.040      -5.44    0.01


     _WTO    43283.561  44651.898  30417.503  28113.182     -7.58 45283.381  43018.062  42844.655  42347.577      -6.48   99.93

     _ASEAN   9543.583  10009.492   6881.141   6350.561     -7.71 10124.997   9592.023   9601.343   9478.912      -6.38   22.37

     _W HEMI  8298.046   9076.136   6115.537   5629.517     -7.95  8998.607   8767.036   8696.378   8590.116      -4.54   20.27

     _CBI     5124.250   5795.151   3928.697   3556.185     -9.48  5747.913   5565.200   5497.815   5422.639      -5.66   12.80

     _CAFTA   4706.770   5229.108   3549.342   3186.340    -10.23  5207.610   5007.082   4940.204   4866.105      -6.56   11.48

     _OECD     784.577    827.764    560.145    567.721      1.35   812.774    842.149    845.133    835.340       2.78    1.97

     _ANDEAN   735.507    726.408    518.997    422.908    -18.51   762.823    644.544    646.340    630.319     -17.37    1.49

     _SUB-SAH  574.694    622.829    397.146    395.218     -0.49   592.794    619.065    627.511    620.901       4.74    1.47

     _EU15     370.602    420.055    283.347    291.852      3.00   402.428    431.395    431.749    428.560       6.49    1.01

     _EC12     368.937    418.289    282.174    290.381      2.91   400.742    429.371    429.729    426.496       6.43    1.01