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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 363:  COTTON TERRY / OTHER PILE TOWELS
                                         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    1406.419   1427.754    994.088   1012.817      1.88  1438.067   1448.912   1441.940   1446.483       0.59  100.00

     INDIA     429.228    494.176    321.147    368.425     14.72   464.757    538.246    534.370    541.454      16.50   37.43

     CHINA P   375.926    354.612    258.790    274.518      6.08   369.610    368.763    370.505    370.340       0.20   25.60

     PAKISTN   319.063    348.014    244.692    217.323    -11.19   346.243    327.561    323.167    320.645      -7.39   22.17

     BNGLDSH    46.457     60.643     43.050     40.845     -5.12    61.747     57.041     59.126     58.437      -5.36    4.04

     TURKEY     43.264     46.086     33.163     32.514     -1.96    44.941     45.464     44.332     45.437       1.10    3.14

     COLOMB     17.462     22.554     16.872     11.951    -29.17    23.442     19.064     18.856     17.633     -24.78    1.22

     EGYPT      17.695     15.896     12.275      9.153    -25.43    16.269     13.025     12.954     12.774     -21.48    0.88

     JORDAN      2.109      5.464      3.577     10.495    193.36     5.105     10.329     10.962     12.381     142.53    0.86

     CANADA      8.859      9.245      6.309      8.907     41.19     9.186     10.840     11.238     11.843      28.93    0.82

     ISRAEL     26.969     21.810     18.592      8.027    -56.83    25.894     13.807     12.063     11.245     -56.57    0.78

     THAILND    18.665     11.553      7.455      6.101    -18.16    15.544     10.424     10.518     10.199     -34.39    0.71

     SALVADR     9.080      8.724      6.807      5.206    -23.53    10.085      6.970      6.926      7.122     -29.38    0.49

     BRAZIL     70.103      7.965      6.201      4.662    -24.81    23.629      6.608      6.454      6.427     -72.80    0.44

     VIETNAM     6.510      5.591      5.039      1.815    -63.98     6.820      3.027      2.763      2.368     -65.28    0.16


     _WTO     1406.383   1427.743    994.080   1012.702      1.87  1438.036   1448.791   1441.818   1446.365       0.58   99.99

     _OECD      61.377     65.087     46.421     50.072      7.86    63.914     67.130     66.874     68.738       7.55    4.75

     _W HEMI   110.032     52.945     38.633     33.633    -12.94    69.859     48.640     48.148     47.945     -31.37    3.31

     _ANDEAN    17.871     23.074     17.347     12.646    -27.10    23.973     19.798     19.589     18.373     -23.36    1.27

     _ASEAN     25.613     17.738     12.803      7.964    -37.80    23.109     13.820     13.613     12.899     -44.18    0.89

     _CBI        9.623      9.860      7.145      5.881    -17.68    10.565      8.410      8.414      8.597     -18.63    0.59

     _CAFTA      9.604      9.842      7.127      5.879    -17.51    10.530      8.408      8.413      8.595     -18.38    0.59