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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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     259.176    311.774    257.235    269.293      4.69   303.038    325.153    321.533    323.832       6.86  100.00

     KOR REP    92.874    109.380     90.654     97.707      7.78   105.147    117.077    115.459    116.433      10.73   35.95

     CHINA P    80.241     92.381     75.350     79.025      4.88    90.724     95.722     94.711     96.056       5.88   29.66

     PAKISTN    30.417     47.448     38.467     39.362      2.33    44.757     49.714     49.173     48.343       8.01   14.93

     JAPAN      23.475     23.356     19.606     22.030     12.37    23.208     25.403     25.500     25.780      11.08    7.96

     INDNSIA    13.536     14.583     12.233     12.539      2.50    14.382     15.222     14.568     14.889       3.52    4.60

     INDIA       4.529      6.403      5.406      4.530    -16.21     6.082      5.798      5.613      5.527      -9.12    1.71

     THAILND     4.940      5.081      4.376      4.332     -1.01     5.753      4.790      4.836      5.036     -12.46    1.56

     GERMANY     2.261      3.888      3.208      3.356      4.61     3.631      3.987      3.964      4.035      11.15    1.25

     TURKEY      1.248      1.452      1.260      1.596     26.69     1.586      1.399      1.714      1.788      12.78    0.55


     _WTO      258.776    311.545    257.006    269.285      4.78   302.807    325.068    321.452    323.824       6.94  100.00

     _OECD      99.470    119.355     98.984    106.095      7.18   114.962    126.496    125.193    126.466      10.01   39.05

     _ASEAN     18.626     20.069     17.015     16.890     -0.73    20.549     20.065     19.433     19.945      -2.94    6.16

     _EU15       5.120      8.186      6.804      6.336     -6.88     7.907      7.588      7.568      7.718      -2.40    2.38

     _EC12       5.078      8.175      6.797      6.311     -7.15     7.895      7.564      7.540      7.689      -2.61    2.37