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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      32.626     51.785     43.970     39.169    -10.92    51.199     48.076     46.264     46.984      -8.23  100.00

     CHINA P    15.997     31.846     27.118     23.134    -14.69    31.012     29.255     28.020     27.862     -10.16   59.30

     KOR REP     3.658      4.297      3.683      3.793      3.01     4.419      4.581      3.936      4.408      -0.25    9.38

     INDIA       1.478      3.299      2.874      3.330     15.86     3.076      3.628      3.775      3.755      22.07    7.99

     PAKISTN     1.380      1.377      1.086      1.426     31.28     1.294      1.526      1.640      1.717      32.67    3.65

     MEXICO      0.322      0.687      0.568      0.518     -8.90     0.594      0.513      0.498      0.636       6.98    1.35

     CANADA      4.283      1.951      1.951      0.009    -99.53     2.607      0.007      0.007      0.009     -99.65    0.02


     _WTO       32.626     51.785     43.969     39.169    -10.92    51.198     48.076     46.264     46.984      -8.23  100.00

     _OECD      10.685     10.681      9.110      7.107    -21.99    11.390      9.079      8.103      8.678     -23.82   18.47

     _EU15       2.323      3.840      2.948      2.892     -1.93     3.727      3.890      3.652      3.784       1.52    8.05

     _EC12       1.676      2.508      2.078      2.047     -1.49     2.484      2.571      2.566      2.477      -0.30    5.27

     _W HEMI     5.224      3.408      3.145      1.666    -47.03     4.075      1.596      1.845      1.929     -52.65    4.11

     _CBI        0.543      0.751      0.613      1.091     78.04     0.795      1.060      1.319      1.229      54.69    2.62

     _CAFTA      0.543      0.751      0.613      1.091     78.04     0.795      1.060      1.319      1.229      54.69    2.62

     _ASEAN      0.269      0.696      0.574      0.528     -8.08     0.607      0.640      0.611      0.650       7.08    1.38