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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 12.30 M2 per Kg.. 

                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    123532176 126307391  104707249  115271280     10.09 124221376  136879381  136555220  136871422      10.18  100.00

     CHINA P   67382916  69030118   55874353   66541563     19.09  67229336   79366759   79268837   79697328      18.55   58.23

     KOR REP   26211843  27466090   23225597   23332498      0.46  27110928   28398091   27985412   27572991       1.70   20.15

     INDIA     10242586   9862684    8799851    7939417     -9.78   9964408    8670465    8583989    9002250      -9.66    6.58

     CHINA T    6067804   5652048    4656199    5131867     10.22   5769018    6045753    6152061    6127716       6.22    4.48

     CANADA     1851011   2093383    1697921    2362566     39.14   1934215    2539946    2655631    2758028      42.59    2.02

     TURKEY     1623402   1340553    1209329    2385798     97.28   1282443    2431505    2535194    2517022      96.27    1.84

     VIETNAM    1088028   1579833    1202815    1297261      7.85   1459941    1752859    1741823    1674279      14.68    1.22

     ITALY      1359586   1413429    1208606    1175845     -2.71   1440194    1359339    1386099    1380668      -4.13    1.01

     MEXICO     1634794   2986565    2782078     936231    -66.35   3021948    1096325    1158356    1140718     -62.25    0.83

     JAPAN      1174807    844178     677285     887862     31.09    933230    1039546    1031077    1054755      13.02    0.77

     INDNSIA    2185777   1201059    1059522     777492    -26.62   1434596    1009134     969324     919029     -35.94    0.67

     GERMANY     292634    575744     511118     347467    -32.02    554331     453043     424807     412093     -25.66    0.30

     THAILND     364472    351196     281541     331149     17.62    327861     399582     369715     400804      22.25    0.29

     HONDURA      25959    185306     113644     251918    121.67    114219     368885     373887     323580     183.30    0.24

     HG KONG      45056    326240     249852     226225     -9.46    272777     378073     350884     302613      10.94    0.22

     SALVADR      72572    204180     169180     203167     20.09    181242     195388     217022     238167      31.41    0.17

     FRANCE      135062    156173     111779     140024     25.27    146227     191356     186456     184418      26.12    0.13

     EGYPT       104747    115220      89050     128010     43.75    104752     165290     158577     154180      47.19    0.11

     BRAZIL      171644    146459     131591     113984    -13.38    154465     127096     126180     128852     -16.58    0.09

     REP SAF      54787     76965      65000      92834     42.82     67016      92096     105632     104799      56.38    0.08

     ARGENT      162065    128195     115262      86029    -25.36    147764     116594     102041      98962     -33.03    0.07

     U KING       50614    109231      99791      73686    -26.16    108736      76368      77975      83126     -23.55    0.06

     BELGIUM      41215      3719       3016      71835   2281.80      3354      72587      72549      72538    2062.73    0.05


     _WTO     123532111 126283674  104706623  115270983     10.09 124220750  136855993  136531832  136848034      10.17   99.98

     _OECD     32280459  33346420   28223154   30110852      6.69  32782900   35778584   35574036   35234118       7.48   25.74

     _W HEMI    4154020   5879198    5131141    4076426    -20.56   5705454    4583226    4767979    4824483     -15.44    3.52

     _ASEAN     3675533   3143900    2552854    2415582     -5.38   3233396    3180279    3099389    3006628      -7.01    2.20

     _EU15      2488849   2360292    2024346    1928748     -4.72   2373624    2290065    2279060    2264694      -4.59    1.65

     _EC12      2424381   2321756    1993676    1912194     -4.09   2329878    2265077    2255401    2240274      -3.85    1.64

     _CBI        191400    453408     339347     519254     53.02    361267     638929     661518     633315      75.30    0.46

     _CAFTA      181306    451616     338056     519254     53.60    359068     638252     660843     632814      76.24    0.46

     _SUB-SAHA    57732    104466      65871      93966     42.65     68814     119391     132927     132561      92.64    0.10