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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                         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     498.200    503.750    443.566    454.908      2.56   494.411    519.992    517.824    515.093       4.18  100.00

     CHINA P   210.938    190.461    163.809    163.625     -0.11   186.809    194.446    193.439    190.277       1.86   36.94

     INDIA      77.403     93.378     86.235     76.281    -11.54    89.872     83.790     83.679     83.424      -7.18   16.20

     INDNSIA    46.380     54.216     48.728     57.419     17.83    54.203     63.668     62.802     62.907      16.06   12.21

     VIETNAM    45.916     45.610     40.810     47.290     15.88    46.000     50.774     51.014     52.089      13.24   10.11

     BNGLDSH    27.124     31.718     28.209     31.110     10.28    31.748     34.506     35.084     34.619       9.04    6.72

     CAMBOD     19.998     16.003     13.872     17.422     25.59    15.238     19.684     19.157     19.552      28.31    3.80

     SRI LKA    15.345     11.428      9.618     12.478     29.74    11.228     14.036     13.982     14.288      27.25    2.77

     PHIL R      9.955     11.504     10.418     10.283     -1.30    11.604     11.654     11.447     11.369      -2.03    2.21

     ITALY       4.642      6.230      4.657      4.827      3.64     5.623      6.581      6.611      6.400      13.82    1.24

     THAILND     4.850      4.869      4.067      3.765     -7.41     4.580      4.484      4.308      4.568      -0.26    0.89

     PAKISTN     2.204      2.190      1.761      2.993     70.00     2.009      3.416      3.448      3.423      70.36    0.66

     TURKEY      2.034      2.508      1.933      2.442     26.30     2.074      3.083      3.126      3.017      45.42    0.59

     MEXICO      4.966      4.686      4.332      2.067    -52.30     4.909      2.542      2.459      2.420     -50.70    0.47

     MALAYSA     1.601      3.417      2.629      1.417    -46.09     2.759      2.240      2.319      2.206     -20.05    0.43

     NICARAG     1.160      2.028      2.027      1.688    -16.73     2.029      1.693      1.692      1.689     -16.77    0.33

     BAHRAIN     0.185      0.526      0.226      1.327    488.01     0.226      1.853      1.853      1.627     620.93    0.32

     GUATMAL     1.420      2.581      2.523      1.555    -38.36     2.594      1.445      1.580      1.613     -37.81    0.31

     SALVADR     0.766      0.994      0.635      1.085     70.79     0.767      1.500      1.507      1.443      88.14    0.28

     CANADA      2.014      1.289      1.233      1.180     -4.29     1.484      1.231      1.208      1.236     -16.71    0.24

     KENYA       1.089      1.224      1.210      1.068    -11.72     1.288      1.094      1.094      1.082     -15.94    0.21

     HG KONG     0.997      1.039      0.862      0.801     -7.10     0.989      1.088      1.038      0.978      -1.11    0.19

     MADAGAS     0.007      0.416      0.376      0.744     97.80     0.376      0.730      0.749      0.783     108.41    0.15

     HONDURA     0.377      0.530      0.496      0.660     33.03     0.692      0.694      0.693      0.693       0.23    0.13

     EGYPT       2.631      1.097      1.092      0.670    -38.71     1.343      0.662      0.681      0.674     -49.82    0.13

     B VIRGN     0.003      0.000      0.000      0.666       *       0.000      0.666      0.666      0.666        *      0.13

     CHINA T     1.679      0.821      0.761      0.585    -23.07     0.869      0.788      0.740      0.646     -25.68    0.13

     ARAB EM     0.691      0.718      0.606      0.229    -62.22     0.664      0.436      0.376      0.342     -48.58    0.07

     LAOS        0.190      0.384      0.378      0.005    -98.78     0.558      0.011      0.011      0.010     -98.14    0.00


     _WTO      497.942    503.291    443.117    454.179      2.50   493.775    519.247    517.080    514.353       4.17   99.86

     _ASEAN    128.910    136.021    120.921    137.610     13.80   134.960    152.532    151.084    152.711      13.15   29.65

     _OECD      13.623     14.192     11.268     11.122     -1.30    13.733     14.338     14.341     14.045       2.27    2.73

     _W HEMI    12.447     13.939     12.813     10.849    -15.33    14.262     11.876     11.930     11.974     -16.04    2.32

     _EU15       7.832      8.862      6.733      6.895      2.41     8.382      9.207      9.196      9.024       7.66    1.75

     _EC12       7.752      8.838      6.711      6.883      2.56     8.358      9.190      9.178      9.010       7.80    1.75

     _CBI        3.940      6.266      5.786      5.839      0.92     6.213      6.226      6.338      6.320       1.71    1.23

     _CAFTA      3.909      6.258      5.778      5.167    -10.58     6.200      5.552      5.664      5.646      -8.93    1.10

     _SUB-SAH    1.863      2.277      2.016      2.820     39.90     2.108      3.129      3.109      3.081      46.21    0.60

     _ANDEAN     1.507      1.458      1.251      1.688     34.93     1.443      1.773      1.819      1.895      31.31    0.37