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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM FABRIC
                                             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     30771121  23615573   17195838   20873999     21.39  23392801   27115929   26916192   27293734      16.68  100.00

     CHINA P   11147240   8739831    6073450    7884227     29.81   8549744   10463254   10545895   10550608      23.40   38.66

     MEXICO     3711119   4311971    3360554    4881510     45.26   4634220    5318375    5596064    5832927      25.87   21.37

     CHINA T    4042545   3418743    2619224    2461996     -6.00   3492339    3484093    3248518    3261515      -6.61   11.95

     ITALY      4496834   2891247    2148543    1933685    -10.00   2688688    2889094    2515326    2676389      -0.46    9.81

     JAPAN      2325791   2359829    1709510    1573471     -7.96   2231498    2391420    2378942    2223790      -0.35    8.15

     TURKEY     1918073   1261054     893615    1037910     16.15   1182498    1486096    1406963    1405349      18.85    5.15


     _WTO      30768873  23615573   17195838   20873934     21.39  23390553   27115864   26916127   27293669      16.69  100.00

     _W HEMI    3718199   4375600    3403641    5049613     48.36   4682025    5465625    5723346    6021572      28.61   22.06

     _OECD      6605705   4243113    3125357    3156228      0.99   3990263    4558566    4103007    4273984       7.11   15.66

     _EC12      4672493   2955401    2205367    2116025     -4.05   2781390    3050241    2694104    2866059       3.04   10.50

     _EU15      4672493   2959957    2209923    2116025     -4.25   2785946    3050241    2694104    2866059       2.88   10.50