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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         | Data through 10/2012 in Million SME |
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                           Calendar Years       Year-to-Date                 Year-Endings                             YE 10/2012
 Ctrl, Cat, Product        2010      2011    10/2011   10/2012  % Change   10/2011    8/2012    9/2012   10/2012  % Change % Share


Aggregations:
       0 Total           231.670   237.636   203.679   190.306     -6.57   240.752   229.588   225.587   224.263    -6.85    0.42
       1 Apparel         220.353   221.937   189.596   179.680     -5.23   223.713   216.531   212.284   212.021    -5.23    0.90
       2 Non-Apparel      11.317    15.699    14.083    10.627    -24.54    17.039    13.057    13.304    12.242   -28.15    0.04
      11 Yarns             0.445     0.482     0.334     0.438     31.41     0.364     0.608     0.608     0.587    61.09    0.02
      12 Fabrics           9.066    13.833    12.544     8.554    -31.80    15.107    10.733    10.801     9.844   -34.84    0.10
      14 Made Ups / Misc   1.807     1.383     1.206     1.634     35.48     1.568     1.716     1.895     1.811    15.55    0.01
      30 Cotton Products 145.222   129.619   110.456   104.103     -5.75   131.172   127.258   123.538   123.266    -6.03    0.67
      31 Cotton Apparel  144.272   129.095   110.051   103.327     -6.11   130.620   126.398   122.671   122.370    -6.32    1.03
      32 Cot Non-Apparel   0.950     0.524     0.405     0.776     91.79     0.552     0.860     0.866     0.896    62.21    0.01
      40 Wool Products     1.008     0.793     0.607     0.591     -2.56     0.702     0.848     0.810     0.778    10.76    0.25
      41 Wool Apparel      0.485     0.266     0.244     0.119    -51.29     0.284     0.193     0.155     0.141   -50.18    0.06
      42 Wool Non-Appare   0.523     0.527     0.363     0.473     30.13     0.418     0.655     0.656     0.636    52.09    0.83
      60 MMF Products     84.657   106.768    92.178    85.048     -7.73   108.287   101.082   100.655    99.638    -7.99    0.29
      61 MMF Apparel      75.441    92.510    79.248    76.171     -3.88    92.736    89.878    89.376    89.433    -3.56    0.81
      62 MMF Non-Apparel   9.217    14.258    12.930     8.878    -31.34    15.551    11.204    11.279    10.205   -34.37    0.04
      80 S and V Product   0.782     0.456     0.438     0.563     28.46     0.591     0.400     0.584     0.581    -1.63    0.09
      81 S and V Apparel   0.154     0.066     0.053     0.063     18.96     0.073     0.062     0.081     0.076     4.85    0.02
      82 S and V Non-App   0.628     0.390     0.385     0.500     29.77     0.518     0.338     0.503     0.505    -2.54    0.15

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.710     1.285     0.810     1.156     42.65     0.846     1.469     1.635     1.631    92.64    0.10
     223 Non-Woven Fabri   2.382     8.134     7.647     5.212    -31.85     8.642     6.477     6.495     5.699   -34.06    0.20
     229 Special Fabric    4.926     3.201     3.103     0.524    -83.10     4.536     0.730     0.629     0.623   -86.27    0.03
     237 Playsuit,Sunsui   0.850     0.476     0.419     0.172    -59.00     0.900     0.235     0.223     0.229   -74.50    0.51
     239 Baby Garm / Acc   8.334     7.479     5.917     6.022      1.76     7.796     7.051     7.222     7.583    -2.74    1.04

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    1.187     0.758     0.624     0.410    -34.26     0.625     0.833     0.537     0.544   -12.83    0.15
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.574     1.119     1.091     0.618    -43.37     1.235     0.583     0.616     0.646   -47.68    0.11
     338 Knit Shirts,MB    9.276     6.650     5.670     4.525    -20.19     6.686     6.131     5.961     5.505   -17.67    0.52
     339 W/G Knit Blouse  14.038    10.430     8.901     4.926    -44.66    10.814     7.314     6.742     6.454   -40.32    0.57
     340 N-Knt Shirts,MB  15.415    19.491    16.094    18.659     15.94    18.596    21.721    20.717    22.056    18.61    3.45
     341 W/G N-Knt Blous   0.588     0.934     0.812     0.634    -21.91     0.936     0.753     0.786     0.756   -19.25    0.40
     342 Cotton Skirts     0.830     0.756     0.705     0.777     10.23     0.750     0.839     0.834     0.828    10.42    0.61
     347 Cot.M/B Trouser  35.575    29.650    25.152    24.890     -1.04    30.932    29.581    29.443    29.388    -4.99    2.82
     348 W/G Slacks, etc  54.293    44.956    39.576    36.380     -8.08    45.771    43.688    42.370    41.760    -8.76    2.66
     352 Cotton Underwea   0.071     0.170     0.044     0.959   2089.94     0.046     1.089     1.089     1.085  2268.09    0.06
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    3.054     6.563     5.415     4.529    -16.35     6.158     6.525     6.023     5.678    -7.80    1.14

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        0.425     0.448     0.304     0.418     37.39     0.333     0.583     0.581     0.562    68.61    1.82
     438 K Shirts,Blouse   0.272     0.030     0.029     0.007    -75.61     0.029     0.016     0.009     0.008   -71.74    0.03
     445 Wool Sweater,MB   0.034     0.045     0.043     0.042     -3.36     0.045     0.053     0.050     0.043    -2.64    0.66
     446 Wool Sweater,WG   0.011     0.031     0.025     0.003    -87.06     0.028     0.017     0.016     0.008   -69.84    0.04

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Filam   0.533     0.944     0.760     1.498     97.15     0.760     1.863     1.844     1.682   121.29    0.16
     632 Hosiery           0.753     0.611     0.521     0.478     -8.30     0.680     0.514     0.542     0.568   -16.51    0.09
     634 Other Coats, MB   1.223     1.612     1.354     1.616     19.33     1.649     1.740     1.807     1.874    13.62    0.49
     635 Coats, W/G        2.737     4.183     3.745     1.847    -50.68     4.219     3.885     3.522     2.285   -45.82    0.47
     636 Dresses           0.699     1.929     1.818     0.711    -60.92     1.936     0.913     0.846     0.822   -57.57    0.06
     638 Knit Shirts, MB  14.640    20.657    17.622    25.856     46.73    20.131    26.558    28.130    28.891    43.51    3.36
     639 Knit Blouses,WG  17.844    19.083    15.736    13.626    -13.41    19.336    17.850    17.138    16.973   -12.22    1.72
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    1.386     1.735     1.571     1.127    -28.24     1.658     1.148     1.167     1.291   -22.12    0.99
     641 N-K Blouses, WG   0.683     0.478     0.406     0.750     84.45     0.418     0.721     0.762     0.821    96.59    0.29
     647 Trousers,etc MB  12.319    13.171    11.452     8.851    -22.71    13.489    10.280    10.724    10.569   -21.64    2.17
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   11.836    13.115    11.762    13.694     16.43    13.675    14.491    14.182    15.047    10.03    3.50
     650 Dress Gown,Robe   0.600     0.242     0.232     0.042    -81.86     0.809     0.022     0.036     0.052   -93.54    0.02
     652 M-MF Underwear    3.181     2.427     2.427     1.915    -21.11     2.427     1.735     1.988     1.915   -21.11    0.27
     659 Oth. MMF App.     5.911    11.276     8.794     4.057    -53.86     9.872     8.387     6.865     6.539   -33.76    0.26