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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                             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     63304746 138180865  102126980  108485749      6.23 128908541  147750607  146947090  144539634      12.13  100.00

     CHINA P   42006332 116691702   84271735   92048717      9.23 105296229  126643327  127535386  124468684      18.21   86.11

     INDIA      5244445   9565234    7617572    8640383     13.43   8813887   11263950    9986091   10588045      20.13    7.33

     KOR REP    2592452   2292891    1928639    1779012     -7.76   2585310    2547287    2448400    2143264     -17.10    1.48

     PAKISTN    2521619   1500560    1109778    1654898     49.12   1621860    1912969    1880530    2045680      26.13    1.42

     MEXICO     1005895   1490371    1176524    1206558      2.55   1527973    1521964    1409923    1520405      -0.50    1.05

     CANADA     7808980   2775531    2775531       2881    -99.90   4956672      81737       2881       2881     -99.94    0.00


     _WTO      63304746 138180848  102126963  108485749      6.23 128908524  147750607  146947090  144539634      12.13  100.00

     _OECD     10859128   6394192    5824355    2581509    -55.68   8861820    3619493    3463703    3151346     -64.44    2.18

     _W HEMI    9552693   4915264    4457115    2261103    -49.27   7449032    2791676    2448849    2719252     -63.50    1.88

     _CBI        642281    640979     499297    1041273    108.55    870644    1176240    1024457    1182955      35.87    0.82

     _CAFTA      642281    640979     499297    1041273    108.55    870644    1176240    1024457    1182955      35.87    0.82

     _EU15       386923   1230757    1040428     746842    -28.22   1212830     897126     921515     937171     -22.73    0.65

     _ASEAN      231871    740267     624689     732384     17.24    660519     850252     887125     847962      28.38    0.59

     _EC12       308450   1090197     943785     692469    -26.63   1066976     769169     794391     838881     -21.38    0.58