Major Shippers Category 229
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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2010
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2010 Data     |
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                                           Category 229:  SPECIAL PURPOSE FABRIC
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2010
   Country      2008       2009       9/2009     9/2010  % Change    9/2009     7/2010     8/2010     9/2010   % Change % Share


     WORLD     908.318    789.793    589.205    741.055     25.77   804.922    899.453    923.209    941.643      16.99  100.00

     CHINA P   128.890    119.202     86.239    104.793     21.52   121.313    130.793    134.446    137.756      13.55   14.63

     VIETNAM    15.284     65.414     46.412     98.710    112.68    52.649    105.519    112.431    117.712     123.58   12.50

     CANADA    126.589     92.259     70.145     93.011     32.60    97.609    105.916    110.969    115.125      17.94   12.23

     CHINA T   116.026     94.282     69.981     88.628     26.65    96.062    109.761    113.707    112.929      17.56   11.99

     KOR REP    89.792     97.867     73.200     76.576      4.61    95.852     98.572    100.433    101.242       5.62   10.75

     JAPAN      77.943     50.700     33.709     54.924     62.93    51.018     69.008     71.520     71.915      40.96    7.64

     MEXICO     61.513     56.119     40.035     53.305     33.14    53.132     65.109     66.919     69.388      30.60    7.37

     ISRAEL     74.208     61.262     54.582     50.716     -7.08    76.675     60.672     57.365     57.395     -25.15    6.10

     GERMANY    27.474     18.623     13.233     18.324     38.48    17.334     22.607     22.680     23.714      36.80    2.52

     INDIA      19.152     19.566     13.489     15.753     16.78    17.475     21.109     21.413     21.830      24.92    2.32

     SWITZLD    22.606     16.097     11.957     15.890     32.90    16.837     19.576     19.946     20.031      18.97    2.13

     ITALY      20.920     12.926      9.205      9.957      8.17    13.829     13.386     13.300     13.678      -1.09    1.45

     U KING     15.745      9.673      6.686      8.643     29.26     9.720     11.079     11.676     11.630      19.64    1.24

     FRANCE     23.117     14.871     12.641      7.517    -40.53    18.163     10.546      9.953      9.747     -46.33    1.04

     SPAIN       6.810      6.325      4.414      3.599    -18.46     6.429      5.776      5.653      5.510     -14.29    0.59

     INDNSIA     6.551      5.657      4.418      3.262    -26.16     5.888      4.791      4.405      4.501     -23.56    0.48

     PORTUGL    14.224     10.173      9.638      3.949    -59.02    14.010      4.652      4.368      4.484     -67.99    0.48

     BELGIUM     3.064      2.859      1.849      3.389     83.29     2.507      4.117      4.298      4.399      75.49    0.47

     THAILND     5.687      4.367      3.615      3.536     -2.17     5.037      4.245      4.329      4.289     -14.85    0.46

     NETHLDS     3.660      3.180      2.485      3.383     36.11     3.397      3.850      3.901      4.078      20.03    0.43

     N ZEAL      3.580      3.046      2.182      3.135     43.71     2.993      3.928      3.954      4.000      33.64    0.42

     TURKEY      1.540      1.412      0.871      3.183    265.30     1.340      3.190      3.741      3.724     178.02    0.40

     POLAND      5.974      4.756      3.550      0.885    -75.08     5.169      2.688      2.442      2.091     -59.55    0.22

     LUXMBRG     3.701      1.407      0.760      1.389     82.82     1.520      1.836      1.894      2.036      33.95    0.22

     REP SAF     8.979      3.027      2.591      1.539    -40.60     3.879      1.197      1.402      1.975     -49.10    0.21

     AUSTRAL     3.083      2.234      1.510      0.887    -41.23     2.063      2.075      1.814      1.611     -21.91    0.17

     PERU        0.543      1.088      0.790      1.205     52.40     0.853      0.974      1.312      1.502      76.12    0.16

     BRAZIL      1.471      0.487      0.411      1.165    183.56     0.905      1.054      1.057      1.241      37.23    0.13

     ARAB EM     0.248      0.249      0.238      1.095    360.16     0.445      1.106      1.214      1.106     148.67    0.12

     COLOMB      0.890      0.788      0.573      0.621      8.34     0.729      0.668      0.780      0.836      14.63    0.09

     HG KONG     0.811      0.791      0.584      0.592      1.38     0.885      0.855      0.777      0.800      -9.69    0.08

     CAMBOD      0.387      0.878      0.606      0.477    -21.30     0.702      0.684      0.607      0.749       6.74    0.08

     S ARAB      0.096      0.367      0.288      0.332     15.48     0.341      0.411      0.411      0.411      20.66    0.04

     NORWAY      1.463      1.142      1.116      0.309    -72.32     1.128      0.228      0.335      0.335     -70.26    0.04

     CHILE       0.688      0.316      0.316      0.317      0.51     0.522      0.433      0.345      0.317     -39.30    0.03

     SLOVAK      1.546      0.699      0.609      0.219    -63.99     0.735      0.505      0.456      0.310     -57.83    0.03


     _WTO      908.314    789.790    589.204    740.978     25.76   804.920    899.380    923.135    941.564      16.98   99.99

     _C,H,K,T  335.518    312.142    230.004    270.589     17.65   314.113    339.981    349.363    352.727      12.29   37.46

     _OECD     382.549    301.779    227.676    256.810     12.80   312.855    317.277    324.770    330.914       5.77   35.14

     _HK,K,T   206.628    192.940    143.765    165.795     15.32   192.799    209.189    214.917    214.971      11.50   22.83

     _ASEAN     28.627     77.133     55.620    106.949     92.28    64.908    116.261    122.915    128.461      97.91   13.64

     _EU15     127.187     82.722     63.010     62.749     -0.41    89.693     80.903     80.845     82.461      -8.06    8.76

     _EC12     123.146     80.457     61.282     60.414     -1.42    87.340     78.126     78.020     79.590      -8.87    8.45

     _ANDEAN     1.433      1.876      1.364      1.829     34.09     1.582      1.646      2.096      2.341      47.96    0.25

     _SUB-SAH    9.164      3.046      2.604      1.566    -39.84     3.908      1.232      1.439      2.009     -48.60    0.21

     _CBI        2.268      0.863      0.642      0.963     50.06     1.134      1.002      1.090      1.184       4.46    0.13

     _CAFTA      2.015      0.739      0.558      0.864     54.92     0.921      0.865      0.952      1.045      13.46    0.11