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  ______________                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
 |              |                         |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
 | _SUB-SAHARA  |                         |    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           802.968   919.468   775.861   744.517     -4.04   894.699   917.674   897.705   888.124     -0.73    0.88
       1 Apparel         789.497   903.215   762.595   729.972     -4.28   878.883   899.951   879.672   870.591     -0.94    1.14
       2 Non-Apparel      13.472    16.253    13.266    14.545      9.65    15.815    17.723    18.033    17.533     10.86    0.07
      11 Yarns             2.372     3.328     2.474     3.002     21.35     2.716     3.991     4.013     3.856     41.99    0.26
      12 Fabrics           5.183     8.173     7.094     7.240      2.05     8.256     8.475     8.641     8.318      0.75    0.14
      14 Made Ups / Mis    5.917     4.752     3.698     4.304     16.39     4.844     5.257     5.380     5.359     10.63    0.03
      30 Cotton Product  576.628   624.408   523.201   490.589     -6.23   605.573   623.303   600.653   591.797     -2.27    1.17
      31 Cotton Apparel  574.694   622.829   522.034   488.584     -6.41   604.060   620.901   598.299   589.379     -2.43    1.41
      32 Cot Non-Appare    1.933     1.580     1.167     2.005     71.89     1.513     2.402     2.354     2.418     59.79    0.03
      40 Wool Products    11.600    11.216     8.850     7.804    -11.82    10.224    10.993    10.767    10.170     -0.53    0.21
      41 Wool Apparel      5.973     5.589     4.676     3.332    -28.74     5.136     5.009     4.716     4.245    -17.35    0.11
      42 Wool Non-Appar    5.627     5.627     4.174     4.472      7.13     5.088     5.984     6.051     5.925     16.45    0.58
      60 MMF Products    213.195   282.821   242.865   245.252      0.98   277.704   282.609   285.339   285.208      2.70    0.65
      61 MMF Apparel     207.907   274.466   235.611   237.716      0.89   269.304   273.716   276.258   276.571      2.70    0.93
      62 MMF Non-Appare    5.288     8.356     7.254     7.536      3.88     8.400     8.893     9.081     8.638      2.83    0.06
      80 S and V Produc    1.545     1.022     0.945     0.872     -7.72     1.197     0.769     0.945     0.949    -20.77    0.05
      81 S and V Appare    0.922     0.332     0.274     0.340     23.81     0.384     0.325     0.399     0.397      3.49    0.03
      82 S and V Non-Ap    0.624     0.690     0.671     0.532    -20.61     0.814     0.444     0.547     0.552    -32.21    0.12

Cotton or Man-Made Fiber:
     222 Knit Fabric       0.685     0.939     0.739     1.090     47.38     0.791     1.128     1.289     1.289     62.87    0.19
     223 Non-Woven Fabr    0.781     1.740     1.622     1.049    -35.32     1.874     1.308     1.319     1.167    -37.74    0.12
     229 Special Fabric    2.540     1.449     1.375     0.348    -74.73     2.080     0.467     0.424     0.422    -79.74    0.03
     237 Playsuit,Sunsu    0.959     0.526     0.437     0.424     -2.84     0.850     0.522     0.512     0.514    -39.53    0.52
     239 Baby Garm / Ac   22.099    27.801    22.179    20.701     -6.66    26.816    25.006    25.192    26.323     -1.84    1.11

Cotton:
     335 W/G Cot. Coats    2.920     2.177     1.766     0.976    -44.72     1.769     2.237     1.395     1.388    -21.58    0.12
     336 Cotton Dresses    0.947     1.900     1.690     1.249    -26.11     1.869     1.333     1.413     1.459    -21.94    0.13
     338 Knit Shirts,MB   65.508    65.789    55.511    42.057    -24.24    62.356    61.336    59.123    52.335    -16.07    0.87
     339 W/G Knit Blous   71.419    61.059    50.009    29.643    -40.73    59.274    47.097    43.206    40.693    -31.35    0.60
     340 N-Knt Shirts,M   77.937   117.391    95.496   115.875     21.34   109.381   137.582   130.186   137.770     25.95    4.79
     341 W/G N-Knt Blou    2.325     3.660     2.890     3.137      8.55     3.254     3.834     4.045     3.907     20.07    0.34
     342 Cotton Skirts     1.863     2.277     2.016     2.820     39.90     2.108     3.129     3.109     3.081     46.21    0.60
     347 Cot.M/B Trouse  137.679   150.558   124.826   119.994     -3.87   148.597   150.707   148.455   145.726     -1.93    2.50
     348 W/G Slacks, et  186.033   179.454   157.708   143.700     -8.88   179.551   175.351   169.418   165.446     -7.86    2.52
     352 Cotton Underwe    0.214     0.735     0.103     1.788   1633.68     0.116     2.443     2.440     2.419   1982.62    0.10
     359 Oth. Cot. App.    2.997     9.893     7.860     6.043    -23.11     8.589     9.785     8.857     8.076     -5.98    0.75

Wool:
     400 Wool Yarns        2.286     3.210     2.381     2.886     21.23     2.615     3.853     3.866     3.716     42.12    2.56
     438 K Shirts,Blous    2.703     0.448     0.416     0.179    -56.99     0.431     0.284     0.234     0.211    -51.05    0.05
     445 Wool Sweater,M    0.713     1.125     1.070     1.216     13.71     1.111     1.517     1.420     1.271     14.44    0.65
     446 Wool Sweater,W    0.173     1.224     1.031     0.191    -81.52     1.043     0.647     0.669     0.383    -63.23    0.07

Man-Made Fiber:
     620 Oth Synth Fila    0.304     3.085     2.533     4.175     64.83     2.538     4.873     4.905     4.727     86.29    0.91
     632 Hosiery           4.018     4.040     3.451     3.332     -3.45     4.382     3.462     3.681     3.921    -10.51    0.40
     634 Other Coats, M    3.450     3.956     3.237     4.659     43.95     4.050     4.977     5.179     5.378     32.81    0.32
     635 Coats, W/G        5.239     9.704     7.735     4.456    -42.39     8.670     9.963     9.563     6.425    -25.90    0.35
     636 Dresses           0.843     2.974     2.793     1.387    -50.33     2.902     1.667     1.552     1.568    -45.96    0.05
     638 Knit Shirts, M   44.150    65.280    55.894    72.525     29.75    62.970    77.034    80.485    81.911     30.08    3.22
     639 Knit Blouses,W   52.085    63.392    53.214    44.027    -17.26    63.351    57.772    55.687    54.205    -14.44    1.48
     640 N-K Shirts, MB    3.538     5.290     4.693     3.632    -22.61     4.961     3.770     3.797     4.229    -14.76    0.92
     641 N-K Blouses, W    3.012     2.054     1.681     3.171     88.56     1.695     3.193     3.291     3.543    109.07    0.26
     647 Trousers,etc M   33.269    38.316    33.250    28.057    -15.62    38.888    32.225    33.499    33.123    -14.82    1.65
     648 Slacks,etc. WG   41.549    58.087    50.515    58.309     15.43    55.920    62.785    62.998    65.881     17.81    3.59
     650 Dress Gown,Rob    0.524     0.234     0.213     0.097    -54.25     0.704     0.048     0.071     0.118    -83.23    0.04
     652 M-MF Underwear    8.248     7.346     7.344     6.023    -17.98     7.345     5.460     6.240     6.026    -17.96    0.66
     659 Oth. MMF App.     3.941     7.552     5.877     3.198    -45.58     6.510     6.169     5.043     4.874    -25.14    0.13