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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     110.570    124.865    105.684    100.250     -5.14   129.418    119.140    118.584    119.431      -7.72  100.00

     ITALY      33.548     33.181     27.652     24.813    -10.27    38.218     30.985     30.934     30.342     -20.61   25.41

     CHINA P    20.873     22.859     18.247     20.975     14.95    21.577     24.617     25.026     25.586      18.58   21.42

     INDIA       9.242     13.136     11.473      9.908    -13.64    13.072     12.019     11.338     11.571     -11.48    9.69

     TURKEY     13.628     18.132     16.645      8.523    -48.80    19.002      9.969     10.224     10.010     -47.32    8.38

     MEXICO      3.875      6.067      4.731      7.664     61.97     5.673      8.844      8.585      8.999      58.64    7.54

     JAPAN       5.212      5.544      4.781      7.840     63.98     5.775      7.882      8.081      8.602      48.97    7.20

     SPAIN       3.071      3.414      3.123      2.966     -5.02     3.909      3.163      3.153      3.257     -16.70    2.73

     CHINA T     3.729      4.012      3.596      2.783    -22.61     4.046      3.653      3.310      3.199     -20.93    2.68

     PAKISTN     2.027      2.108      1.548      1.923     24.21     1.673      2.748      2.570      2.483      48.39    2.08

     THAILND     1.088      2.191      1.968      0.943    -52.08     2.116      1.423      1.328      1.165     -44.92    0.98


     _WTO      110.542    124.827    105.660    100.190     -5.18   129.382    119.077    118.521    119.356      -7.75   99.94

     _OECD      61.246     65.706     56.629     45.821    -19.08    72.251     55.201     55.385     54.898     -24.02   45.97

     _EU15      45.091     45.042     37.839     35.090     -7.27    50.649     42.651     42.603     42.293     -16.50   35.41

     _EC12      44.402     44.592     37.438     34.010     -9.16    50.121     41.506     41.478     41.164     -17.87   34.47

     _W HEMI     5.968      8.317      6.557      9.357     42.70     7.960     11.018     10.715     11.117      39.66    9.31

     _ASEAN      1.221      2.276      2.047      1.233    -39.77     2.195      1.701      1.625      1.462     -33.38    1.22