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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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     259.176    311.774    201.781    215.159      6.63   289.945    327.334    326.812    325.153      12.14  100.00

     KOR REP    92.874    109.380     70.898     78.595     10.86   101.826    115.940    116.918    117.077      14.98   36.01

     CHINA P    80.241     92.381     56.951     60.292      5.87    86.372     96.132     95.459     95.722      10.83   29.44

     PAKISTN    30.417     47.448     30.804     33.070      7.36    41.090     52.225     51.522     49.714      20.99   15.29

     JAPAN      23.475     23.356     16.211     18.259     12.63    22.561     25.204     24.830     25.403      12.60    7.81

     INDNSIA    13.536     14.583      9.931     10.570      6.43    14.305     15.261     15.136     15.222       6.41    4.68

     INDIA       4.529      6.403      4.249      3.643    -14.25     5.645      5.868      6.059      5.798       2.72    1.78

     THAILND     4.940      5.081      3.531      3.240     -8.23     5.706      4.807      4.536      4.790     -16.04    1.47

     GERMANY     2.261      3.888      2.366      2.465      4.21     3.264      3.853      4.169      3.987      22.16    1.23

     CHINA T     0.842      0.473      0.423      0.322    -23.86     0.657      0.451      0.408      0.372     -43.32    0.11


     _WTO      258.776    311.545    201.629    215.153      6.71   289.787    327.247    326.726    325.068      12.17   99.97

     _OECD      99.470    119.355     77.746     84.887      9.19   111.274    124.995    126.500    126.496      13.68   38.90

     _ASEAN     18.626     20.069     13.834     13.830     -0.03    20.400     20.238     19.802     20.065      -1.64    6.17

     _EU15       5.120      8.186      5.523      4.925    -10.82     7.602      7.342      7.756      7.588      -0.19    2.33

     _EC12       5.078      8.175      5.516      4.906    -11.07     7.591      7.322      7.734      7.564      -0.36    2.33