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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                             Data in Kg., 12.30 M2 per Kg.. 

                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    123532176 126307391   96865143  107112972     10.58 122881311  137295880  136879381  136555220      11.13  100.00

     CHINA P   67382916  69030118   52138224   62376943     19.64  66442730   79399798   79366759   79268837      19.30   58.05

     KOR REP   26211843  27466090   21252051   21771373      2.44  26536648   28826036   28398091   27985412       5.46   20.49

     INDIA     10242586   9862684    8323420    7044725    -15.36  10150178    8540790    8670465    8583989     -15.43    6.29

     CHINA T    6067804   5652048    4133285    4633298     12.10   5638125    6186581    6045753    6152061       9.12    4.51

     CANADA     1851011   2093383    1487665    2049913     37.79   1914731    2486703    2539946    2655631      38.69    1.94

     TURKEY     1623402   1340553    1079511    2274152    110.67   1246260    2285032    2431505    2535194     103.42    1.86

     VIETNAM    1088028   1579833    1059374    1221364     15.29   1475769    1756465    1752859    1741823      18.03    1.28

     ITALY      1359586   1413429    1070304    1042974     -2.55   1388498    1426964    1359339    1386099      -0.17    1.02

     MEXICO     1634794   2986565    2667512     839303    -68.54   3068713    1122692    1096325    1158356     -62.25    0.85

     JAPAN      1174807    844178     615241     802140     30.38    996310    1034910    1039546    1031077       3.49    0.76

     INDNSIA    2185777   1201059    1003496     771761    -23.09   1459893    1018038    1009134     969324     -33.60    0.71

     GERMANY     292634    575744     466229     315292    -32.37    536326     439080     453043     424807     -20.79    0.31

     HONDURA      25959    185306      62297     250878    302.71     64993     346743     368885     373887     475.27    0.27

     THAILND     364472    351196     262669     281188      7.05    359612     412615     399582     369715       2.81    0.27

     HG KONG      45056    326240     198585     223229     12.41    226699     397279     378073     350884      54.78    0.26

     SALVADR      72572    204180     160336     173178      8.01    188185     220680     195388     217022      15.32    0.16

     FRANCE      135062    156173      96999     127282     31.22    138108     191471     191356     186456      35.01    0.14

     EGYPT       104747    115220      79297     122654     54.68    102962     162399     165290     158577      54.02    0.12

     BRAZIL      171644    146459     114214      93935    -17.76    157209     119815     127096     126180     -19.74    0.09

     REP SAF      54787     76965      63401      92068     45.22     77390     100214      92096     105632      36.49    0.08

     ARGENT      162065    128195      98523      72369    -26.55    144630     118742     116594     102041     -29.45    0.07

     U KING       50614    109231      94847      63591    -32.95    107086      95609      76368      77975     -27.18    0.06

     BELGIUM      41215      3719       3005      71835   2290.52     12334      73058      72587      72549     488.20    0.05


     _WTO     123532111 126283674   96864517  107112675     10.58 122880620  137272492  136855993  136531832      11.11   99.98

     _OECD     32280459  33346420   25694234   27921850      8.67  32084600   36073632   35778584   35574036      10.88   26.05

     _W HEMI    4154020   5879198    4710162    3598943    -23.59   5698807    4570854    4583226    4767979     -16.33    3.49

     _ASEAN     3675533   3143900    2328504    2283993     -1.91   3301742    3205290    3180279    3099389      -6.13    2.27

     _EU15      2488849   2360292    1818793    1737561     -4.47   2305543    2366753    2290065    2279060      -1.15    1.67

     _EC12      2424381   2321756    1788848    1722493     -3.71   2260423    2332279    2265077    2255401      -0.22    1.65

     _CBI        191400    453408     277759     485869     74.92    326156     645584     638929     661518     102.82    0.48

     _CAFTA      181306    451616     276642     485869     75.63    323731     644907     638252     660843     104.13    0.48

     _SUB-SAHA    57732    104466      64272      92733     44.28     79213     127509     119391     132927      67.81    0.10