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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 363:  COTTON TERRY / OTHER PILE TOWELS
                                             Data in Nos,  0.40 M2 per Nos. 

                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    764000481 662392490  566668738  587323550      3.64 682421840  677265905  680231640  683047302       0.09  100.00

     PAKISTN  259527263 233890239  198242596  201029747      1.41 239403585  230303208  230799525  236677390      -1.14   34.65

     INDIA    190802987 183293741  156218546  169698471      8.63 187956414  200361458  200437489  196773666       4.69   28.81

     CHINA P  160905110 136663372  118231319  118727092      0.42 139950287  134640879  135438213  137159145      -1.99   20.08

     BNGLDSH   61116756  55695635   47518202   55319149     16.42  58404531   63227722   65157050   63496582       8.72    9.30

     TURKEY    12022444  10733860    9104093   10047142     10.36  10298430   11034306   11093098   11676909      13.39    1.71

     JORDAN     1508623   2657388    2098368    6512772    210.37   2586960    5978232    6556080    7071792     173.36    1.04

     COLOMB     8008555   7438306    6715984    5649005    -15.89   7868391    6279654    6396260    6371327     -19.03    0.93

     ISRAEL    13959015   8800453    8259790    4132409    -49.97  10018040    4899088    4836258    4673072     -53.35    0.68

     CANADA     3080369   2875729    2463482    2919137     18.50   2855378    3148077    3209841    3331384      16.67    0.49

     THAILND    9727561   4930290    4522917    2772298    -38.71   5583159    4203034    3399211    3179671     -43.05    0.47

     VIETNAM    6342979   3919643    3529315    1862752    -47.22   4222029    2294794    2339641    2253080     -46.64    0.33

     SALVADR    2984337   2635110    2283187    1869613    -18.11   2850526    2205881    2147765    2221536     -22.07    0.33

     EGYPT      3539301   2824734    2476461    1321744    -46.63   2962905    2001693    1929550    1670017     -43.64    0.24

     BRAZIL    25437956   2202159    1975408    1158040    -41.38   3730628    1406477    1392342    1384791     -62.88    0.20


     _WTO     763997295 662390023  566666379  587208318      3.63 682417678  677149753  680115488  682931962       0.08   99.98

     _OECD     17197615  15314595   13046669   14892158     14.15  14912549   16225851   16405320   17160084      15.07    2.51

     _W HEMI   41544684  16894538   14667599   13147001    -10.37  18799925   15391160   15232871   15373940     -18.22    2.25

     _ANDEAN    8087543   7533674    6806854    5814834    -14.57   7963806    6438470    6566218    6541654     -17.86    0.96

     _ASEAN    16177492   8992005    8155896    4683233    -42.58  10015401    6613227    5847123    5519342     -44.89    0.81

     _CBI       3174157   3039042    2545699    2161133    -15.11   3155062    2770417    2706565    2654476     -15.87    0.39

     _CAFTA     3169126   3033248    2539905    2161018    -14.92   3149268    2770302    2706450    2654361     -15.71    0.39