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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC IMPORTS
                                                    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    9136.696   9447.511   7132.843   7443.215      4.35  9351.819   9793.280   9765.583   9757.883       4.34  100.00

     CHINA P  2622.667   2908.020   2162.291   2520.915     16.59  2779.047   3257.489   3269.155   3266.644      17.55   33.48

     KOR REP   870.727    903.739    694.817    703.774      1.29   892.971    930.175    924.123    912.697       2.21    9.35

     INDIA     638.752    782.384    611.163    590.187     -3.43   763.482    777.800    768.806    761.408      -0.27    7.80

     CANADA    686.423    695.629    527.850    566.401      7.30   698.075    738.747    736.163    734.179       5.17    7.52

     VIETNAM   642.815    795.224    579.165    438.041    -24.37   753.632    685.565    654.516    654.100     -13.21    6.70

     MEXICO    513.561    495.322    383.653    346.043     -9.80   508.003    475.227    471.833    457.712      -9.90    4.69

     CHINA T   403.731    387.051    293.712    321.785      9.56   390.491    408.216    407.160    415.125       6.31    4.25

     ISRAEL    414.527    308.675    246.988    208.945    -15.40   334.444    263.156    261.770    270.632     -19.08    2.77

     TURKEY    163.642    226.857    156.579    191.173     22.09   191.445    256.882    260.789    261.451      36.57    2.68

     JAPAN     216.014    214.342    155.174    191.303     23.28   203.999    248.037    250.848    250.471      22.78    2.57

     GERMANY   249.098    251.111    197.674    180.233     -8.82   262.501    232.695    234.670    233.670     -10.98    2.39

     PAKISTN   158.520    174.896    129.601    135.809      4.79   172.803    190.960    186.917    181.104       4.80    1.86

     FRANCE    161.687    134.719     93.568    123.691     32.19   141.647    158.357    162.506    164.842      16.38    1.69

     S ARAB    104.224    121.466     89.050    109.392     22.84   120.387    133.718    139.560    141.808      17.79    1.45

     ITALY     129.199    131.793     98.791    107.288      8.60   139.588    138.181    138.307    140.290       0.50    1.44

     THAILND    97.926     99.200     78.802     71.018     -9.88   101.213     89.244     90.182     91.416      -9.68    0.94

     ARAB EM    73.594     36.603     25.219     63.904    153.39    41.153     58.866     68.407     75.288      82.95    0.77

     U KING     67.670     66.373     51.269     59.965     16.96    67.315     68.121     70.503     75.068      11.52    0.77

     LUXMBRG    86.447     70.472     60.532     52.792    -12.79    83.649     58.273     59.028     62.731     -25.01    0.64

     INDNSIA    85.706     65.959     52.085     44.368    -14.82    72.909     60.817     59.759     58.241     -20.12    0.60

     MALAYSA    15.081     40.310     14.764     32.499    120.12    18.468     58.785     58.657     58.045     214.29    0.59

     DENMARK    18.164     40.084     30.946     28.691     -7.29    36.361     41.550     40.252     37.829       4.04    0.39

     GREECE     49.701     36.989     31.310     31.678      1.18    40.469     40.507     37.823     37.357      -7.69    0.38

     POLAND     33.589     41.804     31.109     24.805    -20.26    40.140     37.859     36.385     35.500     -11.56    0.36

     NETHLDS    33.374     34.464     27.012     27.896      3.27    36.453     29.839     30.774     35.348      -3.03    0.36

     SPAIN      39.161     23.981     19.247     30.521     58.58    33.066     33.714     34.516     35.255       6.62    0.36

     BELGIUM    40.989     32.884     26.012     25.177     -3.21    38.322     31.897     31.202     32.048     -16.37    0.33

     FINLAND    55.272     42.335     32.636     17.173    -47.38    55.581     28.258     28.113     26.872     -51.65    0.28

     CZECH      10.098     17.904     13.480     18.995     40.91    15.102     21.903     22.528     23.418      55.06    0.24

     AUSTRAL    41.091     41.628     37.438     18.787    -49.82    46.138     28.786     26.587     22.977     -50.20    0.24

     BRAZIL    234.674     46.562     40.576     16.057    -60.43    91.075     24.150     22.999     22.044     -75.80    0.23

     MALTA      34.073     27.598     23.050     16.749    -27.34    31.855     24.361     23.150     21.298     -33.14    0.22

     HUNGARY     0.011      6.725      2.753      9.434    242.66     2.754     11.037     12.923     13.406     386.84    0.14

     PORTUGL    21.382     15.598     13.360     10.927    -18.22    16.243     12.503     12.702     13.164     -18.95    0.13

     HG KONG     7.171     10.177      6.992      8.951     28.02     8.938     12.843     11.941     12.136      35.77    0.12

     SWEDEN     10.675      8.217      5.856      8.001     36.63     8.186      9.794     10.277     10.362      26.58    0.11

     REP SAF     8.495     11.025      8.864      8.175     -7.77    12.233     10.255     10.269     10.336     -15.51    0.11

     N ZEAL      7.487      8.129      6.689      7.620     13.92     8.614      8.803      9.164      9.060       5.18    0.09

     SWITZLD     9.785      8.765      6.502      6.604      1.58     9.481      8.633      8.783      8.868      -6.46    0.09

     CHILE       2.371      4.838      3.642      6.106     67.63     3.983      6.778      7.519      7.302      83.33    0.07

     DOM REP     5.085      7.542      5.816      4.720    -18.84     7.039      7.059      6.706      6.446      -8.41    0.07

     TURKMEN     4.922      4.462      3.455      5.264     52.34     4.904      5.347      5.931      6.271      27.87    0.06

     EGYPT       2.398      2.106      1.537      5.625    266.03     1.921      6.115      6.170      6.194     222.47    0.06

     HONDURA     1.625      3.253      1.397      4.154    197.38     1.614      5.369      5.658      6.011     272.36    0.06

     SALVADR     3.454      5.117      3.901      4.643     19.02     5.215      5.990      5.295      5.858      12.34    0.06

     PERU        4.622      5.046      4.299      4.899     13.96     5.274      5.103      5.464      5.646       7.06    0.06

     CAMBOD      4.080      4.780      4.175      4.069     -2.54     5.248      4.809      5.043      4.674     -10.93    0.05

     SLOVENI     0.382      3.086      2.171      3.696     70.23     2.220      4.785      4.471      4.610     107.65    0.05

     IRELAND     4.601      7.628      6.772      2.656    -60.78     8.023      4.632      3.140      3.512     -56.22    0.04

     GUATMAL     3.953      2.172      1.917      3.084     60.89     2.583      2.664      3.458      3.339      29.24    0.03

     AUSTRIA     1.824      4.048      3.654      2.663    -27.11     4.100      3.192      2.546      3.057     -25.44    0.03

     BAHRAIN    16.606      2.733      2.257      2.331      3.30     5.674      2.623      2.747      2.808     -50.51    0.03

     PHIL R      2.306      2.768      1.842      1.263    -31.41     2.508      2.150      2.076      2.189     -12.72    0.02

     ARGENT      3.273      7.413      6.750      1.443    -78.63     7.570      4.972      2.321      2.106     -72.18    0.02

     COLOMB      2.731      1.820      1.528      1.347    -11.87     2.089      1.627      1.558      1.639     -21.54    0.02

     RUSSIA      5.392      2.936      2.904      0.156    -94.61     2.959      2.915      0.180      0.189     -93.61    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      2.223      2.223      0.009    -99.60     2.223      0.082      0.009      0.009     -99.59    0.00


     _WTO     9129.711   9440.826   7128.133   7436.759      4.33  9345.087   9785.891   9757.517   9749.452       4.33   99.91

     _OECD    2792.588   2853.157   2176.732   2258.286      3.75  2877.275   2936.013   2935.558   2934.711       2.00   30.08

     _W HEMI  1463.946   1275.905    982.355    960.764     -2.20  1334.113   1279.668   1271.066   1254.314      -5.98   12.85

     _EU15     969.245    900.695    698.639    709.351      1.53   971.503    891.512    896.358    911.406      -6.19    9.34

     _EC12     901.473    846.095    656.494    681.514      3.81   903.635    850.268    855.422    871.115      -3.60    8.93

     _ASEAN    848.515   1008.513    731.095    591.312    -19.12   954.255    901.469    870.316    868.730      -8.96    8.90

     _CBI       15.297     19.051     13.837     17.548     26.82    17.382     22.001     22.149     22.763      30.95    0.23

     _CAFTA     14.803     18.719     13.561     17.315     27.68    17.015     21.730     21.810     22.473      32.08    0.23

     _SUB-SAH    9.066     13.833     11.300      8.267    -26.84    14.813     10.907     10.733     10.801     -27.09    0.11

     _ANDEAN     7.377      6.918      5.879      7.148     21.57     7.425      7.632      7.924      8.187      10.26    0.08