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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   1:  TOTAL 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   24743.987  23864.261  18421.770  17892.598     -2.87 24768.287  23462.398  23356.677  23335.089      -5.79  100.00

     CHINA P 10386.779   9738.201   7400.779   7414.254      0.18 10088.590   9782.608   9741.751   9751.676      -3.34   41.79

     VIETNAM  1910.503   1998.371   1533.057   1601.285      4.45  2046.759   2070.631   2075.363   2066.598       0.97    8.86

     BNGLDSH  1606.063   1539.527   1243.439   1195.690     -3.84  1656.912   1497.165   1484.317   1491.777      -9.97    6.39

     INDNSIA  1261.775   1307.408   1036.053    964.680     -6.89  1341.325   1266.019   1254.895   1236.034      -7.85    5.30

     HONDURA  1271.900   1182.791    913.671    837.816     -8.30  1246.220   1100.891   1099.009   1106.936     -11.18    4.74

     CAMBOD    947.108   1037.366    775.047    774.006     -0.13  1041.472   1031.978   1030.632   1036.325      -0.49    4.44

     MEXICO    952.342    946.168    728.026    691.261     -5.05   960.701    923.719    917.306    909.403      -5.34    3.90

     INDIA     971.113    899.513    733.873    655.806    -10.64   955.043    821.010    820.115    821.446     -13.99    3.52

     SALVADR   819.839    782.192    601.712    597.938     -0.63   813.084    765.953    769.988    778.419      -4.26    3.34

     PAKISTN   697.922    625.905    494.640    445.310     -9.97   675.020    583.799    581.535    576.575     -14.58    2.47

     NICARAG   362.389    409.524    314.435    306.031     -2.67   415.274    406.999    404.526    401.120      -3.41    1.72

     PHIL R    350.101    388.140    305.659    283.460     -7.26   388.278    372.333    366.409    365.941      -5.75    1.57

     SRI LKA   317.224    330.607    254.093    246.804     -2.87   331.247    326.752    324.955    323.318      -2.39    1.39

     GUATMAL   312.138    332.883    262.796    227.241    -13.53   334.493    302.799    299.129    297.327     -11.11    1.27

     THAILND   461.614    348.810    281.168    227.375    -19.13   400.361    302.684    296.970    295.017     -26.31    1.26

     HAITI     252.880    275.584    214.578    194.810     -9.21   282.886    258.626    258.148    255.817      -9.57    1.10

     DOM REP   236.023    222.668    166.340    164.730     -0.97   230.491    221.416    222.513    221.057      -4.09    0.95

     EGYPT     229.614    229.287    182.800    160.012    -12.47   238.733    206.300    205.499    206.499     -13.50    0.88

     JORDAN    191.789    176.252    138.982    132.997     -4.31   185.120    172.030    169.784    170.267      -8.02    0.73

     CHINA T   171.862    142.761    112.563    104.072     -7.54   153.449    136.106    133.538    134.269     -12.50    0.58

     MALAYSA   127.949    123.405     93.433     82.892    -11.28   128.480    116.676    114.292    112.864     -12.15    0.48

     KENYA      68.639     74.941     58.514     53.936     -7.82    80.106     74.575     74.201     70.363     -12.16    0.30

     KOR REP    91.898     78.801     58.815     49.840    -15.26    82.190     73.498     70.370     69.827     -15.04    0.30

     LESOTHO    72.741     67.698     50.932     51.052      0.23    68.236     67.306     66.652     67.817      -0.61    0.29

     C RICA     86.116     66.624     49.423     47.092     -4.72    68.997     65.210     65.115     64.293      -6.82    0.28

     PERU       72.975     68.726     53.575     46.208    -13.75    70.096     61.353     60.796     61.360     -12.46    0.26

     TURKEY     51.816     48.929     38.041     44.149     16.06    48.609     54.960     54.889     55.037      13.22    0.24

     CANADA     53.374     54.728     40.979     39.322     -4.04    54.909     53.803     53.435     53.071      -3.35    0.23

     ITALY      36.745     39.448     30.041     30.299      0.86    40.171     40.229     40.344     39.705      -1.16    0.17

     COLOMB     51.783     38.412     30.858     28.587     -7.36    41.885     36.018     36.333     36.141     -13.71    0.15

     HG KONG    37.851     32.725     25.103     23.675     -5.69    34.630     32.379     31.910     31.297      -9.63    0.13

     MAURIT     19.434     23.506     17.372     18.312      5.41    22.940     24.781     25.596     24.446       6.57    0.10

     ISRAEL     27.760     26.489     19.470     15.463    -20.58    26.462     24.050     23.233     22.482     -15.04    0.10

     SWAZLND    27.097     20.119     17.081     10.989    -35.67    22.529     14.655     14.041     14.027     -37.74    0.06

     BAHRAIN    13.775     11.339      8.636      9.725     12.62    11.956     11.784     11.995     12.428       3.95    0.05

     MADAGAS    17.428     11.264      8.327      9.418     13.10    10.369     11.489     11.145     12.355      19.15    0.05

     MACAU      22.141     12.178      9.941      7.119    -28.39    14.654      9.870      9.426      9.357     -36.15    0.04

     MOROC       5.841      7.772      6.276      7.421     18.25     7.623      8.843      8.798      8.918      16.98    0.04

     TNZANIA     3.398      7.029      5.302      7.024     32.47     6.948      9.549      9.004      8.751      25.96    0.04

     ARAB EM    16.571     11.462      9.391      6.551    -30.24    12.096      8.977      8.783      8.622     -28.72    0.04

     PORTUGL     5.351      5.875      4.316      5.643     30.76     5.922      6.892      7.095      7.203      21.62    0.03

     ROMANIA     4.502      5.407      4.193      5.113     21.93     5.150      6.002      6.149      6.327      22.86    0.03

     U KING      4.038      5.788      4.092      3.962     -3.17     5.101      5.784      5.648      5.658      10.91    0.02

     LAOS       21.571     16.434     14.263      3.200    -77.57    20.662      8.041      6.805      5.370     -74.01    0.02

     ETHIOP      2.992      6.210      4.355      3.510    -19.39     5.093      6.074      6.064      5.366       5.34    0.02

     FRANCE      4.473      5.258      3.970      3.879     -2.28     5.063      5.199      5.069      5.168       2.08    0.02

     BULGAR      3.099      3.998      2.979      3.711     24.56     3.630      5.039      5.022      4.730      30.31    0.02

     TUNISIA     3.472      3.847      2.921      3.551     21.55     3.731      4.443      4.517      4.477      19.98    0.02

     NEPAL       4.592      4.807      3.478      2.974    -14.48     4.632      4.435      4.374      4.303      -7.11    0.02

     ECUADOR     5.787      5.354      4.338      3.200    -26.24     5.935      4.449      4.182      4.216     -28.96    0.02

     SINGAPR     8.012      5.908      4.558      2.521    -44.70     6.539      4.286      3.982      3.871     -40.80    0.02

     MALAWI      4.152      4.690      3.097      1.445    -53.34     4.362      3.873      3.358      3.038     -30.34    0.01

     TURKMEN     7.217      5.234      4.974      1.776    -64.30     6.490      2.769      2.338      2.036     -68.63    0.01


     _WTO    24706.812  23831.418  18394.115  17880.655     -2.79 24730.674  23440.846  23336.840  23317.958      -5.71   99.93

     _ASEAN   5090.291   5227.014   4044.127   3940.140     -2.57  5375.312   5173.600   5150.320   5123.027      -4.69   21.95

     _W HEMI  4485.496   4393.485   3386.697   3188.897     -5.84  4532.956   4208.054   4197.135   4195.685      -7.44   17.98

     _CBI     3343.484   3275.830   2525.640   2377.730     -5.86  3394.765   3125.004   3121.495   3127.921      -7.86   13.40

     _CAFTA   3088.405   2996.682   2308.376   2180.847     -5.52  3108.559   2863.269   2860.279   2869.153      -7.70   12.30

     _OECD     263.069    255.010    192.602    189.280     -1.73   257.788    256.823    253.109    251.687      -2.37    1.08

     _SUB-SAH  220.353    221.937    169.587    159.934     -5.69   225.883    218.629    216.531    212.284      -6.02    0.91

     _ANDEAN   131.530    113.849     89.871     78.775    -12.35   119.306    102.974    102.364    102.753     -13.87    0.44

     _EU15      60.707     66.921     50.498     51.957      2.89    66.302     69.146     69.020     68.381       3.13    0.29

     _EC12      59.373     65.704     49.708     51.222      3.05    65.152     67.896     67.794     67.217       3.17    0.29