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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 648:  W/G MMF SLACKS/BREECHES/SHORTS
                                         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    1523.472   1773.158   1167.126   1231.627      5.53  1712.941   1837.231   1845.412   1837.659       7.28  100.00

     CHINA P   401.624    433.272    279.923    281.274      0.48   434.399    433.364    433.557    434.624       0.05   23.65

     VIETNAM   223.018    269.291    174.696    215.614     23.42   250.033    294.071    308.828    310.209      24.07   16.88

     INDNSIA   145.494    157.187    104.450     86.970    -16.74   155.898    151.738    143.774    139.707     -10.39    7.60

     JORDAN     87.470    127.107     85.049     87.158      2.48   115.175    129.736    131.668    129.216      12.19    7.03

     GUATMAL   107.666    130.330     89.401     79.175    -11.44   127.480    125.769    121.813    120.104      -5.79    6.54

     CAMBOD     47.275     77.733     51.607     55.762      8.05    70.657     81.521     82.173     81.887      15.90    4.46

     SALVADR    37.066     39.824     26.649     44.123     65.57    37.729     50.983     52.863     57.298      51.87    3.12

     BNGLDSH    38.219     42.210     26.016     34.203     31.47    42.705     44.426     47.793     50.398      18.01    2.74

     MEXICO     53.487     52.148     38.178     32.672    -14.42    54.196     48.014     47.504     46.642     -13.94    2.54

     PHIL R     43.808     45.535     31.098     32.043      3.04    48.103     47.013     46.723     46.479      -3.38    2.53

     EGYPT      21.790     38.501     25.004     21.411    -14.37    34.986     38.504     36.960     34.908      -0.22    1.90

     LESOTHO    16.351     31.706     19.535     21.056      7.79    25.492     35.995     33.301     33.226      30.34    1.81

     CANADA     28.907     31.589     22.126     23.184      4.78    31.955     31.626     32.389     32.647       2.16    1.78

     SRI LKA    20.997     33.129     20.891     18.778    -10.11    28.373     35.778     34.455     31.016       9.32    1.69

     THAILND    22.244     25.339     18.851     18.225     -3.32    26.533     24.530     24.113     24.714      -6.86    1.34

     BAHRAIN    26.617     22.560     15.812     17.804     12.60    23.510     23.662     25.134     24.552       4.43    1.34

     CHINA T    36.722     25.761     16.502     15.274     -7.44    28.627     25.077     25.760     24.533     -14.30    1.33

     MALAYSA    27.103     30.925     23.664     17.043    -27.98    31.339     27.779     25.913     24.304     -22.45    1.32

     NICARAG    13.818     22.358     10.260     10.749      4.76    15.245     23.232     23.066     22.847      49.86    1.24

     HONDURA    10.879     12.045      7.657     16.876    120.40    11.653     18.967     20.128     21.264      82.47    1.16

     INDIA      15.979     18.367     12.119     11.768     -2.89    16.879     21.539     19.683     18.016       6.74    0.98

     HAITI       9.161     11.618      7.969     10.942     37.30    11.456     14.533     14.899     14.590      27.35    0.79

     KENYA       3.423      8.006      3.980     10.057    152.70     5.882     13.120     13.787     14.084     139.42    0.77

     DOM REP     9.200     12.090      7.637      8.373      9.63    10.622     12.777     13.041     12.826      20.75    0.70

     MOROC       8.074      7.151      4.779     10.225    113.94     7.824     10.964     11.238     12.596      61.00    0.69

     TURKEY      5.492      6.238      3.007      5.675     88.76     5.505      9.493      9.405      8.906      61.79    0.48

     SINGAPR     6.329      6.010      4.383      5.781     31.91     6.866      6.398      6.905      7.409       7.90    0.40

     BOTSWAN     5.573      6.691      3.585      4.238     18.22     5.494      7.744      7.402      7.344      33.67    0.40

     SWAZLND    14.283     10.500      8.398      3.255    -61.24    12.899      5.792      6.093      5.357     -58.47    0.29

     PAKISTN     3.985      3.658      2.111      3.587     69.89     3.715      4.646      5.072      5.134      38.17    0.28

     COLOMB      3.555      4.379      3.246      3.287      1.28     4.369      3.904      4.085      4.421       1.19    0.24


     _WTO     1522.898   1772.759   1166.980   1231.087      5.49  1712.759   1836.453   1844.619   1836.867       7.25   99.96

     _ASEAN    515.310    612.023    408.749    431.439      5.55   589.440    633.051    638.431    634.713       7.68   34.54

     _W HEMI   276.182    319.647    215.095    231.939      7.83   307.476    333.818    333.902    336.491       9.44   18.31

     _CBI      188.964    230.293    150.639    171.729     14.00   215.713    248.822    248.391    251.383      16.54   13.68

     _CAFTA    179.364    218.252    142.391    160.451     12.68   203.836    233.825    233.027    236.312      15.93   12.86

     _SUB-SAH   41.549     58.087     35.937     40.635     13.07    50.430     64.755     62.878     62.785      24.50    3.42

     _OECD      50.247     54.987     35.940     42.337     17.80    53.516     60.209     61.691     61.384      14.70    3.34

     _EU15      11.906     14.141      8.903     10.999     23.54    12.751     15.784     16.346     16.237      27.34    0.88

     _EC12      11.657     13.830      8.838     10.814     22.35    12.533     15.428     15.989     15.806      26.11    0.86

     _ANDEAN     3.962      4.926      3.670      3.826      4.25     4.895      4.622      4.895      5.082       3.82    0.28