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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 220:  FABRIC OF SPECIAL WEAVE
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    134773123 108064148   78435890   94625039     20.64 103488609  119692859  122747509  124253297      20.06  100.00

     CHINA P   86816059  58407390   43060828   46295893      7.51  55455663   61189389   62160154   61642455      11.16   49.61

     S ARAB          40   5985662    2915647   13956363    378.67   2915687   15167841   15473190   17026378     483.96   13.70

     PAKISTN   13253978   9903113    6834961    7245418      6.01   9842485    9981885   10195221   10313570       4.79    8.30

     INDIA      5460608   7973309    6303149    4407800    -30.07   8048663    6202685    5969084    6077960     -24.48    4.89

     TURKEY     1571546   2167308    1477632    2715359     83.76   1914460    3220692    3336477    3405035      77.86    2.74

     ITALY      2728253   2462375    1804165    2707395     50.06   2548881    2772634    3336980    3365605      32.04    2.71

     KOR REP    3526723   3534779    2811825    2611277     -7.13   3656066    3282396    3343983    3334231      -8.80    2.68

     ARAB EM    2520366   1199000     781488    2410837    208.49    850098    2332322    2572165    2828349     232.71    2.28

     CHINA T    3298981   3510007    2812013    1911059    -32.04   3829723    2686632    2632225    2609053     -31.87    2.10

     INDNSIA     643147   1093837     414872    1775854    328.05    713276    2463982    2407450    2454819     244.16    1.98

     MEXICO     2354822   2138775    1716213    1330288    -22.49   2315911    1783040    1880664    1752850     -24.31    1.41

     ISRAEL      755682    585398     271900     840875    209.26    492573    1082518    1096059    1154373     134.36    0.93

     CANADA     2346806   2213033    1937834     832153    -57.06   2545885    1298016    1185664    1107352     -56.50    0.89

     SPAIN       892207    963520     875972     896923      2.39    951220     962834     985960     984471       3.50    0.79

     GUATMAL     113739     29869      28938     936421   3135.96     59455       3504     938224     937352    1476.57    0.75

     FRANCE     1285404    595623     469019     368209    -21.49   1110785     509790     500587     494813     -55.45    0.40


     _WTO     134232695 107931418   78428652   94344140     20.29 102944061  119281520  122336116  123846906      20.31   99.67

     _OECD     14329869  14189783   11043078   11448220      3.67  14973058   13922505   14575131   14594925      -2.53   11.75

     _EU15      6751760   6128544    4709888    5128293      8.88   6715660    5929707    6506846    6546949      -2.51    5.27

     _EC12      6551578   5869218    4468938    5068924     13.43   6455866    5843707    6416397    6469204       0.21    5.21

     _W HEMI    5677145   5063374    4215194    3500167    -16.96   5728805    3686375    4590766    4348347     -24.10    3.50

     _ASEAN     1960385   2531037    1634609    2452760     50.05   2320743    3417450    3315295    3349188      44.32    2.70

     _CBI        242496    136349      84901    1085791   1178.89    142857     193990    1137678    1137239     696.07    0.92

     _CAFTA      241895    131236      79798    1085697   1260.56    137713     193940    1137574    1137135     725.73    0.92