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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM FABRIC
                                             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     30771121  23615573   18912354   22506900     19.01  23466173   26916192   27293734   27210119      15.95  100.00

     CHINA P   11147240   8739831    6710621    8348802     24.41   8537403   10545895   10550608   10378012      21.56   38.14

     MEXICO     3711119   4311971    3498417    5391919     54.12   4348939    5596064    5832927    6205473      42.69   22.81

     CHINA T    4042545   3418743    2909194    2649660     -8.92   3638740    3248518    3261515    3159209     -13.18   11.61

     ITALY      4496834   2891247    2388754    2043292    -14.46   2782468    2515326    2676389    2545785      -8.51    9.36

     JAPAN      2325791   2359829    1920662    1781488     -7.25   2274039    2378942    2223790    2220655      -2.35    8.16

     TURKEY     1918073   1261054    1017087    1154078     13.47   1262526    1406963    1405349    1398045      10.73    5.14


     _WTO      30768873  23615573   18912354   22506835     19.01  23463925   26916127   27293669   27210054      15.97  100.00

     _W HEMI    3718199   4375600    3541504    5560022     57.00   4392026    5723346    6021572    6394118      45.58   23.50

     _OECD      6605705   4243113    3493064    3401989     -2.61   4160884    4103007    4273984    4152038      -0.21   15.26

     _EC12      4672493   2955401    2449602    2245451     -8.33   2871983    2694104    2866059    2751250      -4.20   10.11

     _EU15      4672493   2959957    2454158    2245451     -8.50   2876539    2694104    2866059    2751250      -4.36   10.11