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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             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     63304746 138180865  115425025  124044404      7.47 133280137  147031372  144623916  146800244      10.14  100.00

     CHINA P   42006332 116691702   96642000  105209037      8.86 110870036  127535386  124468684  125258739      12.98   85.33

     INDIA      5244445   9565234    8280741    9426093     13.83   9027729    9986091   10588045   10710586      18.64    7.30

     KOR REP    2592452   2292891    1962800    2090320      6.50   2436736    2448400    2143264    2420411      -0.67    1.65

     PAKISTN    2521619   1500560    1153345    2012221     74.47   1450761    1964812    2129962    2359436      62.63    1.61

     MEXICO     1005895   1490371    1176524    1790620     52.20   1301970    1409923    1520405    2104467      61.64    1.43

     CANADA     7808980   2775531    2775531       3441    -99.88   3997273       2881       2881       3441     -99.91    0.00


     _WTO      63304746 138180848  115425008  124044404      7.47 133280120  147031372  144623916  146800244      10.14  100.00

     _OECD     10859128   6394192    5919095    2966422    -49.88   7780250    3463703    3151346    3441519     -55.77    2.34

     _W HEMI    9552693   4915264    4512466    2860847    -36.60   6318597    2448849    2719252    3263645     -48.35    2.22

     _CBI        642281    640979     554648    1041273     87.74    925995    1024457    1182955    1127604      21.77    0.77

     _CAFTA      642281    640979     554648    1041273     87.74    925995    1024457    1182955    1127604      21.77    0.77

     _ASEAN      231871    740267     671881     929765     38.38    705897     887125     847962     998151      41.40    0.68

     _EU15       386923   1230757    1093022     815492    -25.39   1234130     921515     937171     953227     -22.76    0.65

     _EC12       308450   1090197     993599     734412    -26.09   1088967     794391     838881     831010     -23.69    0.57