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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   0:  TOTAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS (MFA)
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2012
   Country      2010       2011       9/2011     9/2012  % Change    9/2011     7/2012     8/2012     9/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD   55444.079  53691.448  41024.094  40972.607     -0.13 54837.373  53809.844  53702.924  53639.961      -2.18  100.00

     CHINA P 25997.931  25165.761  19030.580  19404.872      1.97 25528.755  25629.360  25557.025  25540.053       0.04   47.61

     INDIA    3256.987   3306.168   2539.690   2607.174      2.66  3350.202   3353.224   3365.363   3373.653       0.70    6.29

     VIETNAM  2877.650   3130.100   2367.092   2331.752     -1.49  3135.490   3125.391   3105.034   3094.760      -1.30    5.77

     PAKISTN  2837.254   2484.283   1930.500   1882.312     -2.50  2601.870   2469.238   2461.657   2436.095      -6.37    4.54

     MEXICO   2610.284   2545.376   1969.049   1849.867     -6.05  2617.331   2469.369   2456.142   2426.193      -7.30    4.52

     BNGLDSH  1866.908   1749.767   1429.349   1406.437     -1.60  1881.147   1699.802   1709.274   1726.854      -8.20    3.22

     INDNSIA  1756.606   1771.733   1394.583   1325.151     -4.98  1804.965   1731.411   1727.961   1702.301      -5.69    3.17

     KOR REP  1335.792   1292.649    980.232   1036.763      5.77  1270.049   1362.492   1360.212   1349.181       6.23    2.52

     CANADA   1331.467   1250.331    953.402    907.003     -4.87  1294.679   1222.966   1215.332   1203.932      -7.01    2.24

     HONDURA  1294.106   1210.844    933.251    863.471     -7.48  1272.050   1132.448   1131.205   1141.064     -10.30    2.13

     CAMBOD   1002.693   1097.761    820.506    826.987      0.79  1103.764   1096.283   1097.898   1104.242       0.04    2.06

     CHINA T   843.919    782.273    586.925    634.805      8.16   791.820    821.279    819.047    830.153       4.84    1.55

     SALVADR   862.087    824.001    634.344    620.699     -2.15   856.224    798.604    802.725    810.356      -5.36    1.51

     TURKEY    516.135    567.281    413.321    463.801     12.21   545.181    612.845    618.789    617.761      13.31    1.15

     THAILND   808.674    592.045    472.710    368.345    -22.08   668.586    500.696    490.661    487.680     -27.06    0.91

     PHIL R    418.479    452.286    356.385    315.700    -11.42   455.499    425.675    415.356    411.601      -9.64    0.77

     ISRAEL    478.997    406.387    311.566    316.230      1.50   413.843    391.849    394.957    411.051      -0.67    0.77

     NICARAG   362.854    410.088    314.926    306.365     -2.72   415.805    407.358    404.887    401.527      -3.43    0.75

     SRI LKA   332.361    341.330    262.926    256.595     -2.41   344.294    337.663    336.443    334.998      -2.70    0.62

     GUATMAL   327.450    350.008    275.457    243.903    -11.46   350.655    323.419    321.166    318.454      -9.18    0.59

     GERMANY   319.212    318.491    251.566    234.643     -6.73   331.678    299.547    303.241    301.568      -9.08    0.56

     JAPAN     245.623    239.157    174.821    210.316     20.30   229.967    271.422    275.173    274.652      19.43    0.51

     EGYPT     313.493    302.112    240.334    210.507    -12.41   314.876    272.957    271.929    272.285     -13.53    0.51

     HAITI     253.060    275.628    214.615    194.819     -9.22   282.942    258.654    258.176    255.832      -9.58    0.48

     ITALY     220.001    224.434    168.376    179.002      6.31   231.709    234.443    233.156    235.060       1.45    0.44

     DOM REP   245.980    234.965    175.777    172.765     -1.71   242.220    233.225    233.659    231.953      -4.24    0.43

     MALAYSA   176.466    195.296    133.367    147.753     10.79   180.917    212.377    210.801    209.682      15.90    0.39

     FRANCE    181.085    152.632    107.261    140.022     30.54   160.065    178.477    182.738    185.393      15.82    0.35

     JORDAN    193.621    179.661    141.943    142.158      0.15   188.652    180.130    178.550    179.877      -4.65    0.34

     S ARAB    114.636    127.639     93.352    119.058     27.54   128.625    143.784    150.887    153.345      19.22    0.29

     PORTUGL   102.074    120.404     97.382     97.536      0.16   118.224    117.330    119.439    120.558       1.97    0.22

     U KING     84.267     83.997     63.845     71.302     11.68    82.741     84.757     87.395     91.455      10.53    0.17

     ARAB EM    99.699     65.597     49.466     71.183     43.90    76.941     72.770     81.122     87.314      13.48    0.16

     C RICA    101.684     80.888     62.477     57.170     -8.50    83.169     76.943     76.644     75.580      -9.12    0.14

     PERU       82.919     78.084     61.257     54.352    -11.27    80.037     70.817     70.634     71.179     -11.07    0.13

     KENYA      68.812     75.152     58.665     54.033     -7.90    80.313     74.817     74.338     70.521     -12.19    0.13

     LESOTHO    72.741     67.698     50.932     51.054      0.24    68.236     67.306     66.652     67.820      -0.61    0.13

     HG KONG    77.623     64.473     50.371     49.853     -1.03    72.841     65.363     63.619     63.955     -12.20    0.12

     LUXMBRG    86.478     70.473     60.534     52.827    -12.73    83.651     58.309     59.063     62.767     -24.97    0.12

     POLAND     53.446     67.222     50.257     44.108    -12.24    64.879     59.793     60.446     61.073      -5.87    0.11

     BAHRAIN    79.233     65.149     52.605     46.283    -12.02    69.946     59.194     58.880     58.827     -15.90    0.11

     SPAIN      54.766     42.451     33.048     47.904     44.95    51.043     54.709     56.282     57.307      12.27    0.11

     COLOMB     69.329     54.663     42.556     44.432      4.41    57.495     55.137     55.683     56.539      -1.66    0.11

     BELGIUM    55.979     48.386     37.997     35.916     -5.48    53.989     46.216     45.701     46.305     -14.23    0.09

     LATVIA     37.119     36.012     24.969     33.809     35.40    34.398     40.327     42.238     44.852      30.39    0.08

     NETHLDS    43.333     43.122     33.475     34.136      1.97    44.797     37.853     39.031     43.782      -2.27    0.08

     GREECE     57.439     44.672     37.458     35.399     -5.50    48.395     46.186     43.459     42.613     -11.95    0.08

     DENMARK    21.124     42.498     32.575     30.241     -7.16    38.645     43.883     42.581     40.164       3.93    0.07

     CZECH      22.487     24.806     18.688     25.090     34.25    21.524     30.152     30.266     31.207      44.98    0.06

     AUSTRAL    52.370     51.845     45.458     24.381    -46.37    56.212     37.938     35.355     30.768     -45.26    0.06

     FINLAND    55.934     43.105     33.251     17.925    -46.09    56.466     29.222     29.075     27.780     -50.80    0.05

     BRAZIL    286.620     53.223     45.846     19.672    -57.09   101.532     29.131     28.013     27.049     -73.36    0.05

     MAURIT     19.796     23.544     17.380     18.333      5.48    23.045     24.834     25.648     24.496       6.30    0.05

     TURKMEN    24.695     21.210     14.875     16.520     11.06    20.859     21.697     23.198     22.855       9.57    0.04

     MALTA      34.136     27.687     23.115     16.843    -27.13    31.942     24.482     23.267     21.415     -32.96    0.04

     N ZEAL     16.958     17.922     15.221     15.186     -0.23    18.762     17.321     17.962     17.887      -4.67    0.03

     HUNGARY     3.468     10.906      5.813     12.312    111.80     6.684     15.001     16.890     17.405     160.41    0.03

     SWAZLND    27.098     20.120     17.082     11.005    -35.58    22.530     14.671     14.057     14.043     -37.67    0.03

     SWEDEN     11.649     12.163      8.317      9.501     14.23    10.901     13.993     14.649     13.346      22.43    0.02

     SWITZLD    15.369     13.824     10.189      9.004    -11.63    14.750     13.298     12.815     12.639     -14.31    0.02

     MADAGAS    17.727     11.470      8.455      9.549     12.94    10.559     11.659     11.334     12.564      18.99    0.02

     SLOVAK     15.979     15.522     11.723      8.763    -25.25    15.954     12.077     13.155     12.562     -21.26    0.02

     REP SAF    10.844     13.086     10.449      9.905     -5.20    14.550     12.317     12.298     12.542     -13.80    0.02

     ROMANIA    11.504      9.157      7.320      8.659     18.29    10.189     10.426     10.246     10.496       3.01    0.02

     MACAU      22.360     12.402     10.114      7.335    -27.47    14.845     10.246      9.755      9.623     -35.17    0.02

     MOROC       5.998      8.042      6.481      7.593     17.16     7.868      9.118      9.044      9.154      16.34    0.02

     TNZANIA     3.405      7.057      5.304      7.025     32.46     6.950      9.576      9.032      8.778      26.30    0.02

     NEPAL       6.177      7.474      5.531      5.953      7.64     7.247      7.984      7.962      7.897       8.97    0.01

     RUSSIA      6.849      7.031      3.877      4.421     14.02     4.185      9.882      7.562      7.574      80.99    0.01

     CHILE       3.996      5.482      4.239      6.251     47.46     4.743      6.991      7.714      7.494      57.99    0.01

     AUSTRIA     5.233      8.451      6.739      5.767    -14.43     7.948      7.425      7.099      7.478      -5.91    0.01

     SLOVENI     3.113      5.568      4.148      5.485     32.24     4.648      7.227      6.783      6.905      48.56    0.01

     BULGAR      6.458      6.013      4.547      5.289     16.32     5.514      7.137      7.014      6.755      22.50    0.01

     LAOS       22.011     17.632     14.856      3.361    -77.37    21.693      8.825      7.551      6.137     -71.71    0.01

     UKRAINE     7.632      4.135      3.136      4.846     54.50     4.884      5.968      5.856      5.845      19.67    0.01

     ETHIOP      3.026      6.246      4.389      3.590    -18.21     5.131      6.113      6.104      5.447       6.15    0.01

     ECUADOR     5.889      5.505      4.443      4.276     -3.75     6.069      5.543      5.278      5.338     -12.04    0.01

     SINGAPR    10.902      7.771      6.254      3.391    -45.78     8.494      6.174      5.547      4.908     -42.22    0.01

     IRELAND     5.587      8.936      7.638      3.556    -53.44     9.105      6.005      4.441      4.855     -46.68    0.01

     TUNISIA     3.686      3.996      3.030      3.736     23.33     3.895      4.631      4.707      4.703      20.75    0.01

     MALAWI      4.154      4.691      3.097      1.447    -53.27     4.362      3.876      3.361      3.042     -30.27    0.01

     ARGENT      5.162      7.913      7.142      1.691    -76.33     8.070      5.429      2.758      2.462     -69.49    0.00

     BELARUS    22.920     19.713     19.163      0.919    -95.21    24.973      3.240      2.566      1.469     -94.12    0.00


     _WTO    55363.063  53617.509  40963.166  40943.798     -0.05 54755.333  53763.246  53657.257  53598.141      -2.11   99.92

     _W HEMI  7848.371   7393.201   5703.559   5350.402     -6.19  7679.410   7101.579   7075.462   7040.044      -8.33   13.12

     _ASEAN   7075.139   7265.796   5566.642   5323.163     -4.37  7380.842   7107.783   7061.781   7022.318      -4.86   13.09

     _OECD    4652.884   4563.214   3473.501   3535.249      1.78  4623.989   4632.666   4638.031   4624.962       0.02    8.62

     _CBI     3450.022   3390.340   2613.828   2461.512     -5.83  3506.773   3234.052   3231.887   3238.023      -7.66    6.04

     _CAFTA   3194.160   3110.794   2396.232   2264.373     -5.50  3220.123   2971.999   2970.286   2978.935      -7.49    5.55

     _EU15    1304.163   1264.216    979.462    995.678      1.66  1329.359   1258.356   1267.350   1280.431      -3.68    2.39

     _EC12    1231.346   1200.497    931.155    962.485      3.36  1254.044   1207.715   1216.526   1231.828      -1.77    2.30

     _SUB-SAH  231.670    237.636    182.226    170.177     -6.61   242.634    231.741    229.588    225.587      -7.03    0.42

     _ANDEAN   159.185    139.707    109.414    103.890     -5.05   145.060    132.750    132.725    134.184      -7.50    0.25