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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 363:  COTTON TERRY / OTHER PILE TOWELS
                                         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    1406.419   1427.754   1225.215   1233.738      0.70  1442.871   1446.483   1446.314   1436.277      -0.46  100.00

     INDIA     429.228    494.176    417.614    449.888      7.73   488.211    541.454    538.399    526.449       7.83   36.65

     CHINA P   375.926    354.612    307.649    326.866      6.25   360.450    370.340    373.280    373.829       3.71   26.03

     PAKISTN   319.063    348.014    299.159    270.594     -9.55   352.086    320.645    319.374    319.450      -9.27   22.24

     BNGLDSH    46.457     60.643     53.054     49.399     -6.89    62.264     58.437     58.861     56.987      -8.48    3.97

     TURKEY     43.264     46.086     38.802     40.466      4.29    44.212     45.437     45.596     47.750       8.00    3.32

     COLOMB     17.462     22.554     20.542     15.284    -25.59    23.441     17.633     17.547     17.297     -26.21    1.20

     JORDAN      2.109      5.464      4.366     13.721    214.31     5.151     12.381     13.690     14.820     187.74    1.03

     CANADA      8.859      9.245      7.722     11.828     53.17     9.024     11.843     12.691     13.351      47.96    0.93

     EGYPT      17.695     15.896     13.325      9.650    -27.57    16.583     12.774     12.597     12.222     -26.30    0.85

     ISRAEL     26.969     21.810     20.183      9.128    -54.78    23.968     11.245     11.149     10.755     -55.13    0.75

     THAILND    18.665     11.553     10.257      7.908    -22.90    12.797     10.199      9.264      9.204     -28.08    0.64

     SALVADR     9.080      8.724      7.473      6.689    -10.49     9.972      7.122      7.256      7.939     -20.39    0.55

     BRAZIL     70.103      7.965      6.938      5.079    -26.79    13.064      6.427      6.112      6.107     -53.25    0.43

     VIETNAM     6.510      5.591      5.326      2.051    -61.50     6.052      2.368      2.419      2.316     -61.74    0.16


     _WTO     1406.383   1427.743   1225.205   1233.619      0.69  1442.838   1446.365   1446.196   1436.157      -0.46   99.99

     _OECD      61.377     65.087     54.868     62.721     14.31    63.097     68.738     70.088     72.940      15.60    5.08

     _W HEMI   110.032     52.945     46.063     42.071     -8.67    59.571     47.945     48.026     48.953     -17.82    3.41

     _ANDEAN    17.871     23.074     21.035     15.993    -23.97    23.958     18.373     18.280     18.032     -24.73    1.26

     _ASEAN     25.613     17.738     16.124     10.007    -37.94    19.825     12.899     11.985     11.621     -41.38    0.81

     _CBI        9.623      9.860      8.165      7.409     -9.26    10.785      8.597      8.668      9.104     -15.58    0.63

     _CAFTA      9.604      9.842      8.148      7.407     -9.09    10.767      8.595      8.666      9.102     -15.47    0.63