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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                         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     491.155    581.811    477.689    557.933     16.80   559.312    661.796    661.953    662.055      18.37  100.00

     CHINA P   148.226    206.073    160.711    241.887     50.51   189.139    284.024    285.561    287.250      51.87   43.39

     KOR REP   119.720    141.617    118.837    123.294      3.75   137.355    150.795    147.907    146.074       6.35   22.06

     CHINA T    36.298     38.703     32.375     32.524      0.46    38.847     38.025     38.785     38.852       0.01    5.87

     CANADA     32.605     33.287     27.484     31.961     16.29    32.141     37.010     37.292     37.764      17.50    5.70

     ITALY      29.961     31.248     26.322     25.944     -1.44    31.407     30.618     30.990     30.870      -1.71    4.66

     INDIA      29.391     37.708     34.805     19.370    -44.35    37.293     21.798     21.497     22.273     -40.28    3.36

     JAPAN      20.908     17.518     13.926     14.986      7.61    18.458     18.604     18.573     18.577       0.65    2.81

     TURKEY      9.706      8.655      7.759     14.528     87.24     8.286     14.838     15.512     15.425      86.16    2.33

     MEXICO     19.548     19.308     16.840     10.748    -36.17    19.738     12.868     13.384     13.216     -33.04    2.00

     GERMANY     5.478      9.666      8.392      6.490    -22.66     9.385      8.336      8.026      7.765     -17.27    1.17

     FRANCE      5.942      6.263      4.386      5.403     23.20     5.786      7.537      7.331      7.281      25.84    1.10

     INDNSIA     8.527      5.576      4.784      4.961      3.70     6.434      6.307      6.052      5.753     -10.58    0.87

     VIETNAM     3.268      4.783      3.679      3.989      8.44     4.316      5.237      5.303      5.093      18.01    0.77

     THAILND     2.239      2.432      1.906      2.283     19.82     2.291      2.718      2.574      2.809      22.63    0.42

     SALVADR     0.600      1.684      1.277      1.969     54.23     1.404      2.262      2.343      2.377      69.33    0.36

     BRAZIL      2.838      2.593      2.314      1.945    -15.97     2.722      2.176      2.140      2.223     -18.33    0.34

     HONDURA     0.148      1.095      0.689      1.808    162.57     0.694      2.496      2.532      2.215     219.03    0.33

     ARGENT      2.134      1.948      1.741      1.395    -19.86     2.153      1.883      1.643      1.602     -25.60    0.24

     U KING      1.118      1.459      1.243      1.359      9.31     1.418      1.392      1.424      1.574      11.04    0.24

     REP SAF     0.626      0.874      0.731      1.069     46.12     0.747      1.058      1.219      1.211      62.11    0.18

     HG KONG     0.642      1.409      1.215      0.994    -18.16     1.414      1.441      1.424      1.189     -15.95    0.18

     EGYPT       0.691      0.829      0.637      0.947     48.65     0.738      1.225      1.172      1.139      54.28    0.17

     BELGIUM     0.440      0.097      0.078      0.484    523.82     0.111      0.507      0.504      0.503     354.02    0.08


     _WTO      491.154    581.747    477.677    557.929     16.80   559.300    661.740    661.897    661.999      18.36   99.99

     _OECD     211.886    237.001    198.146    214.905      8.46   230.664    257.205    255.258    253.760      10.01   38.33

     _W HEMI    59.436     61.081     51.354     51.112     -0.47    60.110     60.091     60.760     60.839       1.21    9.19

     _EU15      47.568     50.846     42.133     41.616     -1.23    50.523     50.649     50.575     50.329      -0.38    7.60

     _EC12      46.073     49.899     41.422     41.031     -0.95    49.312     49.869     49.775     49.508       0.40    7.48

     _ASEAN     14.384     12.905     10.458     11.291      7.96    13.147     14.411     14.071     13.738       4.49    2.08

     _CBI        1.215      3.162      2.304      4.340     88.38     2.550      5.315      5.465      5.198     103.85    0.79

     _CAFTA      1.165      3.138      2.283      4.340     90.07     2.505      5.307      5.458      5.195     107.41    0.78

     _SUB-SAH    0.685      0.939      0.739      1.090     47.38     0.791      1.128      1.289      1.289      62.87    0.19