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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | ARGENT       |                         |    U.S. General Imports By Country  |
 |______________|                         |  Data through 10/2012 in Million $  |
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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            10.495    11.841     9.807     7.211    -26.48    11.593     9.406     8.688     9.245    -20.25    0.01
       1 Apparel           1.751     2.254     1.484     1.865     25.67     1.910     2.085     2.080     2.635     37.94    0.00
       2 Non-Apparel       8.745     9.587     8.323     5.345    -35.78     9.682     7.321     6.608     6.609    -31.74    0.03
      11 Yarns             1.809     0.824     0.760     0.594    -21.82     0.936     0.907     0.607     0.658    -29.66    0.04
      12 Fabrics           5.540     8.002     6.947     4.030    -41.99     7.897     5.627     5.183     5.085    -35.60    0.09
      14 Made Ups / Mis    1.396     0.761     0.617     0.722     17.02     0.849     0.787     0.818     0.866      1.93    0.01
      30 Cotton Product    1.288     1.853     1.133     1.035     -8.64     1.435     1.717     1.715     1.755     22.29    0.00
      31 Cotton Apparel    0.965     1.717     1.038     0.894    -13.83     1.293     1.544     1.534     1.573     21.65    0.00
      32 Cot Non-Appare    0.322     0.136     0.095     0.141     48.04     0.142     0.173     0.181     0.182     28.12    0.00
      40 Wool Products     2.545     1.277     1.109     1.071     -3.47     1.457     1.499     1.217     1.239    -15.00    0.03
      41 Wool Apparel      0.104     0.078     0.060     0.140    132.46     0.095     0.173     0.173     0.158     67.26    0.00
      42 Wool Non-Appar    2.441     1.199     1.049     0.930    -11.29     1.363     1.327     1.044     1.081    -20.71    0.11
      60 MMF Products      6.645     8.688     7.549     5.065    -32.91     8.682     6.157     5.711     6.204    -28.55    0.01
      61 MMF Apparel       0.673     0.441     0.375     0.822    119.38     0.511     0.353     0.359     0.888     73.90    0.00
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.972     8.247     7.175     4.243    -40.86     8.172     5.805     5.352     5.316    -34.95    0.04
      80 S and V Produc    0.018     0.023     0.016     0.040    154.56     0.018     0.032     0.045     0.047    166.43    0.00
      81 S and V Appare    0.009     0.018     0.011     0.009    -23.55     0.012     0.015     0.014     0.016     32.98    0.00
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.009     0.005     0.004     0.031    617.13     0.006     0.017     0.031     0.032    434.15    0.01

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       2.134     1.948     1.741     1.395    -19.86     2.153     1.883     1.643     1.602    -25.60    0.24
     224 Pile/Tufted Fa    2.693     3.658     2.916     2.133    -26.85     3.332     3.086     2.903     2.875    -13.73    0.93
     229 Special Fabric    0.008     1.670     1.669     0.004    -99.75     1.669     0.005     0.005     0.005    -99.69    0.00

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        1.623     0.611     0.563     0.292    -48.12     0.699     0.664     0.347     0.340    -51.36    0.23