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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 10/2012
   Country      2010       2011      10/2011    10/2012  % Change   10/2011     8/2012     9/2012    10/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD     50545267  37381792   31238380   30443832     -2.54  42905254   36156301   36043396   36587244     -14.73  100.00

     CHINA P   20612636  13635679   10758052   12003668     11.58  13116900   14335797   14476958   14881295      13.45   40.67

     INDIA      4590399   5213006    4575257    4026193    -12.00   5294006    4737807    4483682    4663942     -11.90   12.75

     ITALY      9739403   4613131    3907313    3507052    -10.24  10196950    4314430    4288769    4212870     -58.68   11.51

     TURKEY     3511893   3648139    3317901    1919526    -42.15   3924925    2199877    2267276    2249764     -42.68    6.15

     MEXICO     1680827   1398563    1077466    1474143     36.82   1446233    1828652    1751155    1795240      24.13    4.91

     JAPAN      1124037    972493     848522    1464880     72.64   1043617    1426968    1520655    1588851      52.24    4.34

     PAKISTN    1442133   1151188     835499    1153690     38.08    934207    1606103    1488738    1469379      57.29    4.02

     CHINA T    1954129   1787402    1606629    1137228    -29.22   1829038    1475601    1351512    1318001     -27.94    3.60

     SPAIN       648385    771029     695937     792413     13.86    844539     868916     835946     867505       2.72    2.37

     THAILND     515921   1084039     961180     394178    -58.99   1039382     659801     619239     517037     -50.26    1.41


     _WTO      50540396  37376609   31234721   30407493     -2.65  42900565   36127402   36014497   36549381     -14.80   99.90

     _OECD     16250090  10576817    9237367    7577853    -17.97  16575569    8945741    8911489    8917303     -46.20   24.37

     _EU15     12298594   6467293    5525072    5282043     -4.40  12182960    6281894    6202885    6224264     -48.91   17.01

     _EC12     12219682   6408411    5472697    5097099     -6.86  12113502    6081915    6008848    6032813     -50.20   16.49

     _W HEMI    2923525   2359995    1894871    2085243     10.05   2409301    2590643    2510611    2550367       5.86    6.97

     _ASEAN      592840   1146291    1019540     577688    -43.34   1097742     837162     806543     704439     -35.83    1.93