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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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    259249979 232533249  191967094  197448379      2.86 235813237  238255552  236241708  238014534       0.93  100.00

     CHINA P  109949086  87351664   71822933   71878327      0.08  90680514   87022570   86289082   87407058      -3.61   36.72

     KOR REP   58447728  55257750   45925523   49096864      6.91  54654564   58128392   57557862   58429091       6.91   24.55

     PAKISTN   48959923  53635802   43060552   46489998      7.96  52341828   58153041   57434026   57065248       9.02   23.98

     JAPAN     12619434  10629806    8960692   10009818     11.71  10811874   11442386   11498823   11678932       8.02    4.91

     INDNSIA    9770994   7927584    6720841    6568318     -2.27   8215516    7746859    7520094    7775061      -5.36    3.27

     INDIA      6448816   7858029    6716235    5215528    -22.34   7477944    6895463    6766911    6357322     -14.99    2.67

     THAILND    6982083   4449424    3891563    4253043      9.29   5715607    4389186    4597289    4810904     -15.83    2.02

     GERMANY     779497   1328109    1112068    1548764     39.27   1276516    1643765    1705817    1764805      38.25    0.74

     TURKEY      886178    725348     620474     827612     33.38    822539     801342     932695     932486      13.37    0.39


     _WTO     258475560 232347555  191781650  197441238      2.95 235625861  238211044  236201603  238007143       1.01  100.00

     _OECD     60651420  58238358   48505117   52019060      7.24  57758980   61176794   60805455   61752301       6.91   25.94

     _ASEAN    16953038  12820948   11056344   10833421     -2.02  14378793   12187156   12140052   12598025     -12.38    5.29

     _EU15      1297732   2218712    1931059    2024869      4.86   2251221    2185263    2247356    2312522       2.72    0.97

     _EC12      1294185   2217872    1930426    2023249      4.81   2250289    2183772    2245528    2310695       2.68    0.97