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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 361:  COTTON SHEETS
                                         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    1455.857   1402.436    898.093    911.708      1.52  1417.388   1437.757   1423.290   1416.052      -0.09  100.00

     INDIA     471.580    530.817    311.041    414.648     33.31   483.878    618.614    631.807    634.423      31.11   44.80

     CHINA P   437.600    328.735    226.511    194.662    -14.06   377.226    310.575    302.004    296.886     -21.30   20.97

     PAKISTN   314.605    318.500    215.933    182.245    -15.60   314.184    307.502    293.770    284.812      -9.35   20.11

     BAHRAIN    41.055     62.149     45.844     35.933    -21.62    58.969     55.586     54.095     52.238     -11.41    3.69

     TURKEY     45.454     34.917     12.576     16.479     31.04    45.108     32.799     33.288     38.820     -13.94    2.74

     PORTUGL    45.201     36.934     23.926     18.266    -23.66    44.498     33.351     30.585     31.273     -29.72    2.21

     ITALY      14.628     14.068      9.590      9.650      0.62    15.433     14.026     14.161     14.128      -8.46    1.00

     TURKMEN    10.022     11.218      4.804      6.985     45.39     8.726     12.107     12.746     13.399      53.55    0.95

     CAMBOD      7.913     10.770      7.828      7.612     -2.76    10.650     10.054     10.183     10.554      -0.91    0.75

     ISRAEL      8.884      8.568      5.378      6.785     26.15     8.314     10.176     10.301      9.975      19.97    0.70

     THAILND    21.455     18.239     14.199      4.226    -70.24    18.711     11.775      9.470      8.266     -55.82    0.58

     EGYPT      10.346      8.941      5.933      4.333    -26.96     9.327      7.580      7.070      7.342     -21.28    0.52

     MEXICO      6.597      4.063      2.802      3.604     28.61     4.726      4.161      4.664      4.865       2.94    0.34

     BNGLDSH     2.697      4.509      4.109      1.744    -57.55     5.290      2.378      1.994      2.144     -59.46    0.15

     INDNSIA     0.358      2.260      1.831      1.205    -34.23     1.913      1.655      1.572      1.633     -14.64    0.12

     ARAB EM     1.073      2.062      1.627      0.745    -54.25     2.336      1.186      1.385      1.179     -49.53    0.08

     GERMANY     1.383      1.166      0.725      0.442    -39.04     1.613      0.956      0.933      0.883     -45.24    0.06

     VIETNAM     3.923      1.579      1.559      0.030    -98.06     2.726      0.058      0.050      0.050     -98.17    0.00

     BRAZIL      6.815      0.026      0.000      0.003    498.11     1.069      0.025      0.025      0.028     -97.39    0.00


     _WTO     1445.832   1391.219    893.289    904.723      1.28  1408.660   1425.650   1410.543   1402.653      -0.43   99.05

     _OECD     108.980     89.289     48.218     46.396     -3.78   108.679     83.528     81.357     87.467     -19.52    6.18

     _EU15      63.151     54.039     35.424     29.500    -16.72    63.254     50.200     47.553     48.114     -23.93    3.40

     _EC12      63.124     53.988     35.387     29.485    -16.68    63.206     50.158     47.516     48.087     -23.92    3.40

     _ASEAN     33.935     33.307     25.681     13.283    -48.28    34.363     23.980     21.681     20.909     -39.15    1.48

     _W HEMI    13.579      4.229      2.897      3.721     28.47     5.942      4.314      4.852      5.054     -14.95    0.36