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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 361:  COTTON SHEETS
                                         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    1455.857   1402.436   1182.192   1179.708     -0.21  1417.061   1416.052   1406.568   1399.953      -1.21  100.00

     INDIA     471.580    530.817    427.886    530.628     24.01   509.335    634.423    635.215    633.558      24.39   45.26

     CHINA P   437.600    328.735    285.375    255.217    -10.57   356.233    296.886    296.926    298.577     -16.19   21.33

     PAKISTN   314.605    318.500    273.950    223.407    -18.45   319.805    284.812    272.618    267.957     -16.21   19.14

     BAHRAIN    41.055     62.149     55.709     43.102    -22.63    61.581     52.238     51.430     49.541     -19.55    3.54

     TURKEY     45.454     34.917     30.389     39.582     30.25    38.984     38.820     39.110     44.110      13.15    3.15

     PORTUGL    45.201     36.934     30.943     25.860    -16.43    40.379     31.273     33.277     31.851     -21.12    2.28

     ITALY      14.628     14.068     12.043     11.918     -1.03    14.347     14.128     14.186     13.944      -2.81    1.00

     CAMBOD      7.913     10.770      9.424     10.075      6.92    10.919     10.554     10.788     11.422       4.61    0.82

     TURKMEN    10.022     11.218      9.705      9.444     -2.69    10.503     13.399     13.408     10.957       4.32    0.78

     ISRAEL      8.884      8.568      6.647      8.222     23.70     8.558      9.975     10.361     10.144      18.53    0.72

     THAILND    21.455     18.239     16.013      5.416    -66.18    17.633      8.266      8.137      7.642     -56.66    0.55

     EGYPT      10.346      8.941      7.253      4.962    -31.58     9.180      7.342      7.170      6.651     -27.54    0.48

     MEXICO      6.597      4.063      3.441      3.644      5.90     3.973      4.865      4.698      4.266       7.38    0.30

     BNGLDSH     2.697      4.509      4.259      2.010    -52.80     4.753      2.144      2.301      2.260     -52.45    0.16

     INDNSIA     0.358      2.260      2.215      1.423    -35.73     2.296      1.633      1.380      1.469     -36.01    0.10

     GERMANY     1.383      1.166      1.087      1.095      0.65     1.480      0.883      1.016      1.173     -20.72    0.08

     ARAB EM     1.073      2.062      1.806      0.880    -51.25     2.171      1.179      1.290      1.136     -47.65    0.08

     VIETNAM     3.923      1.579      1.566      0.043    -97.27     1.944      0.050      0.051      0.055     -97.15    0.00


     _WTO     1445.832   1391.219   1172.487   1170.264     -0.19  1406.557   1402.653   1393.160   1388.996      -1.25   99.22

     _OECD     108.980     89.289     76.320     80.496      5.47    97.347     87.467     89.939     93.466      -3.99    6.68

     _EU15      63.151     54.039     45.661     40.464    -11.38    58.052     48.114     50.296     48.842     -15.87    3.49

     _EC12      63.124     53.988     45.612     40.443    -11.33    57.997     48.087     50.267     48.819     -15.82    3.49

     _ASEAN     33.935     33.307     29.593     17.224    -41.80    33.225     20.909     20.750     20.938     -36.98    1.50

     _W HEMI    13.579      4.229      3.573      3.780      5.79     4.269      5.054      4.883      4.436       3.91    0.32