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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 617:  MMF TWILL AND SATEEN 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     22553027  17393444   14443219   17267645     19.56  17400300   18537506   19583621   20217870      16.19  100.00

     CHINA P   10737654   9283749    7473065    7027982     -5.96   9198221    7921027    8531773    8838666      -3.91   43.72

     PAKISTN    3710319   3429409    2768223    5285987     90.95   3159473    5231577    5439181    5947173      88.23   29.42

     CHINA T     445304    586217     414554    1847055    345.55    603013    1988773    2004743    2018718     234.77    9.98

     BAHRAIN    3787083   1014852    1014852     812502    -19.94   1031714     812502     812502     812502     -21.25    4.02

     CANADA     1742518   1332257    1323300      52307    -96.05   1598389      51643      60658      61264     -96.17    0.30


     _WTO      22548590  17389469   14439244   17267645     19.59  17396325   18533531   19579646   20217870      16.22  100.00

     _OECD      2024986   1632830    1557378     671303    -56.90   1919591     727579     732863     746755     -61.10    3.69

     _W HEMI    2080820   1965462    1850708     185017    -90.00   2172545     465043     434215     299771     -86.20    1.48