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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 617:  MMF TWILL AND SATEEN 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      27.620     25.225     17.384     20.045     15.31    27.093     27.891     28.607     27.886       2.93  100.00

     CHINA P    10.534     10.683      7.427      5.774    -22.26    10.941     10.197      9.833      9.030     -17.47   32.38

     CHINA T     1.295      1.852      0.932      5.311    469.59     1.501      4.611      5.699      6.231     315.04   22.34

     PAKISTN     2.292      3.094      2.033      3.484     71.35     2.540      4.825      4.902      4.545      78.95   16.30

     BAHRAIN     2.690      0.838      0.838      0.686    -18.15     1.399      0.733      0.686      0.686     -50.94    2.46

     CANADA      3.224      3.044      2.839      0.354    -87.52     3.790      1.366      1.117      0.559     -85.24    2.01


     _WTO       27.605     25.209     17.384     20.045     15.31    27.093     27.875     28.591     27.870       2.87   99.94

     _OECD       7.280      4.540      3.646      1.665    -54.33     6.836      3.394      3.177      2.559     -62.57    9.18

     _W HEMI     3.979      4.782      3.820      0.751    -80.35     5.101      2.431      2.151      1.713     -66.42    6.14