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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                         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     498.200    503.750    407.066    423.307      3.99   488.477    520.321    522.179    519.992       6.45  100.00

     CHINA P   210.938    190.461    146.167    150.151      2.73   184.537    197.156    196.640    194.446       5.37   37.39

     INDIA      77.403     93.378     82.835     73.247    -11.57    88.658     82.002     83.299     83.790      -5.49   16.11

     INDNSIA    46.380     54.216     45.334     54.786     20.85    52.368     64.205     64.467     63.668      21.58   12.24

     VIETNAM    45.916     45.610     37.856     43.019     13.64    46.084     48.090     48.710     50.774      10.18    9.76

     BNGLDSH    27.124     31.718     25.658     28.446     10.87    30.987     35.510     35.077     34.506      11.35    6.64

     CAMBOD     19.998     16.003     12.760     16.441     28.85    15.531     19.473     19.944     19.684      26.74    3.79

     SRI LKA    15.345     11.428      9.081     11.689     28.71    11.693     13.933     14.128     14.036      20.04    2.70

     PHIL R      9.955     11.504      9.459      9.608      1.58    11.474     10.917     11.313     11.654       1.57    2.24

     ITALY       4.642      6.230      3.845      4.196      9.13     5.423      6.457      6.595      6.581      21.36    1.27

     THAILND     4.850      4.869      3.802      3.416    -10.14     4.407      4.744      4.498      4.484       1.74    0.86

     PAKISTN     2.204      2.190      1.622      2.847     75.54     1.936      3.204      3.506      3.416      76.39    0.66

     TURKEY      2.034      2.508      1.618      2.193     35.53     1.836      3.157      3.164      3.083      67.89    0.59

     MEXICO      4.966      4.686      4.151      2.007    -51.64     5.005      2.929      2.735      2.542     -49.20    0.49

     MALAYSA     1.601      3.417      2.452      1.275    -48.00     2.675      2.400      2.376      2.240     -16.26    0.43

     BAHRAIN     0.185      0.526      0.000      1.327       *       0.000      1.853      1.853      1.853        *      0.36

     NICARAG     1.160      2.028      2.021      1.686    -16.56     2.034      1.996      1.855      1.693     -16.74    0.33

     SALVADR     0.766      0.994      0.540      1.046     93.76     0.709      1.513      1.502      1.500     111.62    0.29

     GUATMAL     1.420      2.581      2.450      1.315    -46.35     2.595      1.789      1.484      1.445     -44.30    0.28

     CANADA      2.014      1.289      1.167      1.109     -4.94     1.586      1.316      1.263      1.231     -22.35    0.24

     KENYA       1.089      1.224      1.197      1.067    -10.91     1.276      0.962      1.094      1.094     -14.27    0.21

     HG KONG     0.997      1.039      0.680      0.729      7.20     0.909      1.169      1.185      1.088      19.72    0.21

     CHINA T     1.679      0.821      0.562      0.529     -5.97     0.768      0.806      0.811      0.788       2.52    0.15

     JORDAN      0.667      0.909      0.909      0.784    -13.81     0.971      0.991      0.929      0.784     -19.27    0.15

     MADAGAS     0.007      0.416      0.375      0.689     83.99     0.375      0.729      0.730      0.730      94.96    0.14

     HONDURA     0.377      0.530      0.495      0.660     33.19     0.695      0.731      0.696      0.694      -0.08    0.13

     B VIRGN     0.003      0.000      0.000      0.666       *       0.000      0.666      0.666      0.666        *      0.13

     EGYPT       2.631      1.097      1.080      0.646    -40.22     1.723      0.471      0.514      0.662     -61.58    0.13

     SWAZLND     0.024      0.144      0.000      0.341       *       0.000      0.414      0.484      0.484        *      0.09

     ARAB EM     0.691      0.718      0.486      0.204    -58.14     0.634      0.504      0.427      0.436     -31.30    0.08

     LAOS        0.190      0.384      0.377      0.004    -98.85     0.559      0.010      0.011      0.011     -98.02    0.00


     _WTO      497.942    503.291    406.624    422.581      3.92   487.839    519.575    521.432    519.247       6.44   99.86

     _ASEAN    128.910    136.021    112.039    128.550     14.74   133.100    149.858    151.336    152.532      14.60   29.33

     _OECD      13.623     14.192      9.785      9.932      1.50    13.635     14.463     14.560     14.338       5.16    2.76

     _W HEMI    12.447     13.939     12.235     10.172    -16.86    14.471     13.041     12.437     11.876     -17.93    2.28

     _EU15       7.832      8.862      5.728      6.073      6.02     8.200      9.208      9.316      9.207      12.28    1.77

     _EC12       7.752      8.838      5.711      6.063      6.16     8.168      9.192      9.300      9.190      12.52    1.77

     _CBI        3.940      6.266      5.572      5.531     -0.73     6.159      6.921      6.428      6.226       1.08    1.20

     _CAFTA      3.909      6.258      5.565      4.859    -12.69     6.139      6.247      5.754      5.552      -9.57    1.07

     _SUB-SAH    1.863      2.277      1.897      2.749     44.91     1.995      2.866      3.105      3.129      56.86    0.60

     _ANDEAN     1.507      1.458      1.136      1.451     27.74     1.509      1.640      1.774      1.773      17.48    0.34