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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    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   22207.974  19256.461  14935.465  14073.266     -5.77 20327.614  18491.747  18445.240  18394.262      -9.51  100.00

     CHINA P  8047.072   6667.065   5073.495   4844.319     -4.52  7022.184   6491.131   6461.365   6437.889      -8.32   35.00

     PAKISTN  2644.310   2219.400   1738.406   1647.609     -5.22  2354.623   2160.078   2151.311   2128.603      -9.60   11.57

     INDIA    2123.082   1901.981   1481.594   1471.192     -0.70  1989.268   1881.843   1889.672   1891.579      -4.91   10.28

     BNGLDSH  1317.942   1189.214    961.766    963.388      0.17  1297.851   1183.366   1179.146   1190.836      -8.25    6.47

     VIETNAM  1197.342   1121.214    871.409    848.871     -2.59  1181.179   1088.814   1099.311   1098.676      -6.98    5.97

     INDNSIA   799.455    760.122    605.561    551.375     -8.95   785.953    715.919    712.870    705.936     -10.18    3.84

     HONDURA   914.704    815.502    638.153    522.434    -18.13   871.744    704.374    699.200    699.783     -19.73    3.80

     MEXICO    779.203    720.223    563.257    496.511    -11.85   748.527    662.458    658.463    653.477     -12.70    3.55

     CAMBOD    605.059    570.870    444.469    418.595     -5.82   605.108    539.173    539.863    544.996      -9.93    2.96

     SALVADR   599.102    553.997    433.287    412.664     -4.76   592.778    523.809    528.066    533.374     -10.02    2.90

     THAILND   436.299    305.514    245.626    180.735    -26.42   353.536    245.906    240.920    240.622     -31.94    1.31

     NICARAG   233.819    260.808    200.675    175.382    -12.60   263.476    246.033    239.174    235.515     -10.61    1.28

     SRI LKA   204.206    200.132    151.953    141.762     -6.71   203.088    195.502    192.965    189.941      -6.47    1.03

     HAITI     197.810    208.786    164.083    143.623    -12.47   214.804    190.020    190.081    188.327     -12.33    1.02

     GUATMAL   214.053    201.590    161.029    132.729    -17.57   207.364    175.309    174.144    173.289     -16.43    0.94

     PHIL R    197.416    190.135    152.672    131.493    -13.87   195.179    168.524    166.785    168.956     -13.44    0.92

     KOR REP   218.230    159.343    115.859    120.978      4.42   152.138    165.983    168.807    164.462       8.10    0.89

     EGYPT     195.079    163.831    132.229    105.306    -20.36   177.069    138.580    137.735    136.909     -22.68    0.74

     TURKEY    128.518    101.879     72.429     81.615     12.68   111.790    106.165    110.635    111.065      -0.65    0.60

     DOM REP   120.534    106.900     82.295     78.292     -4.86   115.502    103.533    103.753    102.897     -10.91    0.56

     MALAYSA    89.166     77.133     58.416     51.659    -11.57    83.953     72.763     71.305     70.377     -16.17    0.38

     JORDAN     69.330     50.759     39.252     43.158      9.95    54.210     55.543     55.319     54.664       0.84    0.30

     C RICA     67.027     53.542     39.815     39.520     -0.74    53.982     53.549     53.560     53.247      -1.36    0.29

     CHINA T    68.580     56.473     43.806     39.317    -10.25    60.283     53.452     52.856     51.984     -13.77    0.28

     BAHRAIN    66.672     58.809     47.429     40.149    -15.35    61.783     52.341     51.735     51.529     -16.60    0.28

     PERU       64.543     57.701     45.166     38.567    -14.61    59.694     51.405     50.766     51.102     -14.39    0.28

     KENYA      54.972     51.146     40.126     36.071    -10.11    55.842     49.995     49.163     47.090     -15.67    0.26

     CANADA     50.768     41.929     31.226     30.220     -3.22    43.651     40.822     40.036     40.923      -6.25    0.22

     ITALY      40.568     36.370     27.750     28.971      4.40    41.871     36.218     37.414     37.591     -10.22    0.20

     LESOTHO    46.909     37.478     28.029     27.195     -2.98    38.332     37.362     37.058     36.643      -4.41    0.20

     PORTUGL    43.219     36.020     26.976     22.568    -16.34    40.875     30.166     30.822     31.611     -22.66    0.17

     JAPAN      25.137     23.831     18.215     18.931      3.93    23.987     24.319     24.760     24.547       2.33    0.13

     COLOMB     38.494     26.726     21.643     18.768    -13.29    29.133     23.688     23.663     23.851     -18.13    0.13

     MAURIT     18.672     22.073     16.326     17.515      7.29    21.647     23.530     24.347     23.263       7.46    0.13

     TURKMEN    24.691     21.210     14.875     16.287      9.49    20.859     21.697     22.965     22.622       8.45    0.12

     S ARAB      0.087      6.029      2.949     14.065    376.97     2.958     15.257     15.594     17.146     479.59    0.09

     HG KONG    30.169     20.833     16.871     12.888    -23.61    22.959     17.544     16.866     16.851     -26.61    0.09

     ARAB EM    23.140     16.549     12.368     10.866    -12.15    15.557     15.466     14.756     15.047      -3.28    0.08

     ISRAEL     23.041     17.446     13.674     10.843    -20.70    18.152     14.905     14.563     14.616     -19.48    0.08

     GERMANY    11.317     12.409      9.361     11.326     20.99    11.947     13.816     14.145     14.374      20.32    0.08

     SPAIN       6.180      8.244      6.318      8.989     42.28     7.562     10.034     10.666     10.915      44.34    0.06

     MADAGAS     9.452      6.879      5.381      5.804      7.87     6.506      7.513      7.205      7.303      12.25    0.04

     SWAZLND    12.262      8.666      7.333      5.375    -26.71     8.782      7.001      6.788      6.708     -23.62    0.04

     MACAU      17.152      9.005      7.477      4.908    -34.35    11.102      6.753      6.262      6.437     -42.02    0.03

     NEPAL       4.366      5.078      3.985      4.813     20.78     4.982      5.747      5.759      5.906      18.55    0.03

     FRANCE      6.818      5.350      3.921      4.152      5.87     5.517      5.564      5.580      5.581       1.16    0.03

     U KING      3.579      4.171      3.055      3.485     14.07     4.179      4.591      4.703      4.600      10.08    0.03

     LAOS       20.151     15.030     13.175      2.204    -83.27    19.131      6.732      5.474      4.059     -78.78    0.02

     BRAZIL     47.726      5.285      4.218      2.567    -39.14     8.424      3.668      3.718      3.634     -56.86    0.02

     UKRAINE     4.423      3.383      2.592      2.841      9.59     3.800      3.841      3.696      3.632      -4.43    0.02

     POLAND      3.377      2.696      2.234      3.092     38.36     3.251      2.973      3.308      3.553       9.30    0.02

     MOROC       2.237      2.533      2.145      2.320      8.14     2.511      2.751      2.725      2.708       7.86    0.01

     TUNISIA     2.246      2.465      1.882      2.118     12.53     2.454      2.665      2.684      2.701      10.10    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.483      0.620      0.424      2.026    377.61     0.785      1.738      1.975      2.222     182.98    0.01

     ROMANIA     1.632      1.733      1.253      1.661     32.62     1.581      2.037      2.066      2.141      35.46    0.01

     SWITZLD     2.320      3.189      2.322      1.164    -49.87     2.911      2.478      2.226      2.031     -30.24    0.01

     BULGAR      3.083      1.886      1.627      1.716      5.42     2.004      2.132      2.055      1.974      -1.54    0.01

     NETHLDS     2.073      1.433      0.988      1.495     51.27     1.535      1.939      1.813      1.939      26.31    0.01

     CZECH       3.844      3.548      2.481      0.794    -67.99     3.239      2.395      2.076      1.861     -42.55    0.01

     SYRIA       2.845      2.437      2.075      1.435    -30.87     2.374      1.957      2.031      1.796     -24.34    0.01

     UZBEKIS     0.779      2.796      2.768      0.006    -99.79     2.776      0.493      0.038      0.035     -98.76    0.00


     _WTO    22158.455  19213.674  14901.687  14051.950     -5.70 20281.032  18459.011  18412.839  18363.937      -9.45   99.84

     _ASEAN   3346.563   3040.944   2392.027   2185.536     -8.63  3225.264   2838.650   2837.363   2834.453     -12.12   15.41

     _W HEMI  3331.543   3055.234   2386.692   2092.696    -12.32  3211.836   2780.664   2766.478   2761.238     -14.03   15.01

     _CBI     2347.518   2201.589   1719.745   1505.055    -12.48  2320.151   1997.115   1988.455   1986.899     -14.36   10.80

     _CAFTA   2149.240   1992.339   1555.254   1361.021    -12.49  2104.845   1806.606   1797.896   1798.105     -14.57    9.78

     _OECD     529.059    423.222    309.753    324.862      4.88   436.862    430.635    439.814    438.330       0.34    2.38

     _SUB-SAH  145.222    129.619    100.073     93.992     -6.08   134.394    127.987    127.258    123.538      -8.08    0.67

     _EU15     118.315    107.810     81.115     83.564      3.02   117.189    106.043    108.760    110.259      -5.91    0.60

     _EC12     117.151    106.587     80.198     82.723      3.15   115.962    104.871    107.665    109.113      -5.91    0.59

     _ANDEAN   104.224     85.914     68.019     58.218    -14.41    90.390     76.394     75.615     76.113     -15.79    0.41