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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                             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    134773123 108064148   86680564  105788298     22.04 103728491  122747509  124253297  127171882      22.60  100.00

     CHINA P   86816059  58407390   46897708   52566822     12.09  55347767   62160154   61642455   64076504      15.77   50.39

     S ARAB          40   5985662    3743232   15174369    305.38   3743232   15473190   17026378   17416799     365.29   13.70

     PAKISTN   13253978   9903113    7921847    8078440      1.98  10000914   10195221   10313570   10059706       0.59    7.91

     INDIA      5460608   7973309    6659836    4975675    -25.29   7810203    5969084    6077960    6289148     -19.48    4.95

     KOR REP    3526723   3534779    3107895    3241136      4.29   3741707    3343983    3334231    3668020      -1.97    2.88

     ITALY      2728253   2462375    2040788    2891218     41.67   2513679    3336980    3365605    3312805      31.79    2.60

     TURKEY     1571546   2167308    1776034    2893904     62.94   2035765    3336477    3405035    3285178      61.37    2.58

     ARAB EM    2520366   1199000     781589    2618896    235.07    850199    2572165    2828349    3036307     257.13    2.39

     CHINA T    3298981   3510007    3098960    2089223    -32.58   3782772    2632225    2609053    2500270     -33.90    1.97

     INDNSIA     643147   1093837     479314    1852994    286.59    741546    2407450    2454819    2467517     232.75    1.94

     MEXICO     2354822   2138775    1829552    1529494    -16.40   2214147    1880664    1752850    1838717     -16.96    1.45

     CANADA     2346806   2213033    2042131     994883    -51.28   2446208    1185664    1107352    1165785     -52.34    0.92

     SPAIN       892207    963520     883701     965466      9.25    946955     985960     984471    1045285      10.38    0.82

     GUATMAL     113739     29869      29681     936509   3055.25     41528     938224     937352     936697    2155.58    0.74

     ISRAEL      755682    585398     567509     844000     48.72    679973    1096059    1154373     861889      26.75    0.68

     FRANCE     1285404    595623     512725     407176    -20.59   1118703     500587     494813     490074     -56.19    0.39


     _WTO     134232695 107931418   86658389  105507398     21.75 103299141  122336116  123846906  126780427      22.73   99.69

     _OECD     14329869  14189783   12199715   12864619      5.45  14990851   14575131   14594925   14854687      -0.91   11.68

     _EU15      6751760   6128544    5159271    5554737      7.67   6625722    6506846    6546949    6524010      -1.54    5.13

     _EC12      6551578   5869218    4913740    5491930     11.77   6365889    6416397    6469204    6447408       1.28    5.07

     _W HEMI    5677145   5063374    4478384    3913413    -12.62   5493252    4590766    4348347    4498403     -18.11    3.54

     _ASEAN     1960385   2531037    1776289    2591446     45.89   2186082    3315295    3349188    3346194      53.07    2.63

     _CBI        242496    136349      93730    1097628   1071.05    112390    1137678    1137239    1140247     914.54    0.90

     _CAFTA      241895    131236      88617    1097534   1138.51    107236    1137574    1137135    1140153     963.22    0.90