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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 336:  COTTON DRESSES
                                         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    1247.583   1229.271    973.259    870.439    -10.56  1238.421   1123.136   1130.692   1126.451      -9.04  100.00

     CHINA P   625.231    543.279    405.314    365.932     -9.72   551.018    504.487    505.620    503.896      -8.55   44.73

     INDIA     208.603    207.986    183.540    153.101    -16.58   210.708    177.157    178.213    177.547     -15.74   15.76

     VIETNAM    99.575    107.839     85.501     84.087     -1.65   107.079    104.395    106.274    106.426      -0.61    9.45

     INDNSIA    77.328    107.620     94.680     76.753    -18.93   107.923     89.378     91.412     89.693     -16.89    7.96

     PHIL R     38.764     46.622     37.222     32.646    -12.30    47.510     41.728     41.856     42.046     -11.50    3.73

     ITALY      18.012     23.975     14.526     21.488     47.93    21.264     29.362     30.238     30.937      45.49    2.75

     SRI LKA    24.087     34.339     27.030     20.548    -23.98    31.955     29.461     28.660     27.857     -12.82    2.47

     CAMBOD     39.260     34.134     29.764     23.391    -21.41    37.484     26.333     27.170     27.761     -25.94    2.46

     BNGLDSH    22.503     21.186     17.219     17.880      3.84    23.570     21.507     21.513     21.847      -7.31    1.94

     PERU        9.133     12.739      9.522     10.041      5.45    12.282     13.027     13.318     13.258       7.95    1.18

     TURKEY      6.021      7.819      5.540      7.062     27.47     6.422      9.966     10.125      9.341      45.44    0.83

     THAILND     8.828      8.112      6.039      5.765     -4.55     8.084      7.873      7.758      7.837      -3.06    0.70

     MEXICO      9.513     10.541      9.544      6.483    -32.08    10.436      7.539      7.540      7.480     -28.33    0.66

     SALVADR     5.290      4.594      3.431      3.293     -4.03     5.826      4.455      4.567      4.456     -23.52    0.40

     PAKISTN     4.227      5.447      4.206      2.913    -30.75     5.315      4.706      4.481      4.154     -21.85    0.37

     GUATMAL     6.336      5.443      5.055      3.312    -34.48     5.386      3.749      3.731      3.700     -31.31    0.33

     MALAYSA     2.207      2.221      1.683      2.186     29.84     2.104      2.344      2.625      2.723      29.44    0.24

     HG KONG     2.838      2.495      1.802      1.916      6.28     2.426      2.485      2.662      2.608       7.51    0.23

     MACAU       0.775      1.232      0.886      0.817     -7.77     1.000      1.211      1.259      1.164      16.31    0.10

     NEPAL       1.539      1.282      1.093      0.803    -26.51     1.203      1.021      0.998      0.992     -17.57    0.09

     NICARAG     2.388      1.080      0.882      0.214    -75.77     0.884      0.717      0.527      0.412     -53.43    0.04

     HONDURA     0.217      0.480      0.480      0.100    -79.14     0.482      0.079      0.079      0.100     -79.21    0.01


     _WTO     1247.112   1228.974    973.033    870.151    -10.57  1238.006   1122.816   1130.346   1126.091      -9.04   99.97

     _ASEAN    266.137    306.605    254.929    224.995    -11.74   310.298    272.114    277.279    276.671     -10.84   24.56

     _OECD      43.046     53.314     35.296     45.241     28.18    48.659     62.436     63.015     63.258      30.00    5.62

     _EU15      29.073     38.013     23.621     32.944     39.47    33.927     46.153     46.540     47.336      39.52    4.20

     _EC12      28.948     37.949     23.569     32.874     39.48    33.863     46.071     46.457     47.255      39.55    4.20

     _W HEMI    37.537     39.029     31.906     27.368    -14.22    39.285     34.174     34.636     34.491     -12.20    3.06

     _ANDEAN    10.666     13.708     10.229     10.551      3.15    13.444     13.769     14.108     14.030       4.36    1.25

     _CBI       15.053     11.873     10.040      7.084    -29.44    12.799      9.269      9.153      8.917     -30.33    0.79

     _CAFTA     14.986     11.810      9.983      7.010    -29.78    12.736      9.195      9.076      8.838     -30.61    0.78

     _SUB-SAH    0.947      1.900      1.600      1.033    -35.44     1.890      1.366      1.369      1.333     -29.47    0.12