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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  31:  COTTON APPAREL 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   14340.152  12647.621   9903.705   9098.515     -8.13 13455.265  11926.254  11865.566  11842.430     -11.99  100.00

     CHINA P  4827.534   3973.308   3044.888   2869.631     -5.76  4231.948   3829.053   3806.665   3798.051     -10.25   32.07

     BNGLDSH  1209.223   1115.874    904.948    894.790     -1.12  1213.220   1103.533   1096.270   1105.716      -8.86    9.34

     VIETNAM  1102.174   1039.075    811.539    792.685     -2.32  1098.685   1019.123   1024.801   1020.221      -7.14    8.61

     HONDURA   912.341    811.741    635.996    519.151    -18.37   869.211    699.681    694.342    694.895     -20.05    5.87

     INDNSIA   728.893    701.172    560.489    504.176    -10.05   728.287    657.299    651.214    644.859     -11.46    5.45

     INDIA     828.700    729.506    601.500    501.949    -16.55   789.248    630.616    629.076    629.955     -20.18    5.32

     SALVADR   593.034    551.342    431.126    410.917     -4.69   589.508    521.738    525.955    531.133      -9.90    4.49

     MEXICO    583.202    537.345    409.508    394.408     -3.69   551.684    527.552    525.473    522.246      -5.34    4.41

     CAMBOD    575.098    543.329    422.013    395.387     -6.31   575.147    512.589    511.911    516.703     -10.16    4.36

     PAKISTN   641.939    549.927    438.088    387.060    -11.65   601.582    504.751    503.227    498.899     -17.07    4.21

     NICARAG   233.524    260.584    200.498    175.134    -12.65   263.278    245.803    238.939    235.220     -10.66    1.99

     HAITI     197.807    208.772    164.069    143.617    -12.47   214.788    190.002    190.062    188.321     -12.32    1.59

     SRI LKA   203.549    199.889    151.874    140.295     -7.62   202.671    194.303    191.770    188.310      -7.09    1.59

     THAILND   325.765    232.290    188.718    141.770    -24.88   272.655    191.050    186.796    185.341     -32.02    1.57

     GUATMAL   208.588    196.900    157.160    128.535    -18.21   201.902    170.904    168.734    168.275     -16.66    1.42

     PHIL R    187.724    179.722    144.278    126.249    -12.50   184.023    160.397    159.157    161.692     -12.13    1.37

     EGYPT     147.810    127.787    103.442     87.727    -15.19   137.018    112.758    112.493    112.071     -18.21    0.95

     DOM REP   120.206    106.715     82.185     78.046     -5.04   115.356    103.246    103.444    102.576     -11.08    0.87

     MALAYSA    88.596     76.466     57.882     51.215    -11.52    83.350     72.168     70.731     69.799     -16.26    0.59

     C RICA     66.629     53.539     39.813     39.508     -0.77    53.979     53.537     53.549     53.234      -1.38    0.45

     PERU       61.976     55.915     43.769     37.439    -14.46    57.708     49.853     49.275     49.584     -14.08    0.42

     JORDAN     68.727     49.424     38.365     36.943     -3.71    53.052     50.144     49.254     48.002      -9.52    0.41

     KENYA      54.898     51.012     39.999     35.995    -10.01    55.701     49.833     49.102     47.007     -15.61    0.40

     LESOTHO    46.909     37.478     28.029     27.195     -2.98    38.332     37.362     37.058     36.643      -4.41    0.31

     KOR REP    50.284     39.463     29.772     26.553    -10.81    41.926     36.000     35.441     36.244     -13.55    0.31

     TURKEY     32.864     27.238     21.172     25.740     21.57    27.371     31.270     31.591     31.805      16.20    0.27

     MAURIT     18.328     22.050     16.325     17.500      7.19    21.558     23.491     24.308     23.225       7.73    0.20

     CHINA T    33.265     26.466     20.078     16.475    -17.95    28.250     23.941     23.583     22.862     -19.07    0.19

     COLOMB     28.581     18.671     15.192     14.055     -7.48    20.132     17.197     17.439     17.535     -12.90    0.15

     HG KONG    21.731     15.018     12.058      9.873    -18.12    16.327     13.271     12.949     12.834     -21.40    0.11

     ITALY       9.756     10.888      8.173      8.965      9.70    10.518     11.855     11.758     11.681      11.05    0.10

     CANADA      8.203      8.599      6.315      6.316      0.01     8.349      8.614      8.630      8.600       3.00    0.07

     BAHRAIN     8.605      6.989      5.299      6.020     13.60     7.048      7.225      7.319      7.710       9.40    0.07

     MADAGAS     9.450      6.878      5.380      5.803      7.86     6.505      7.510      7.203      7.301      12.23    0.06

     SWAZLND    12.262      8.665      7.332      5.371    -26.75     8.782      6.998      6.785      6.704     -23.66    0.06

     MACAU      17.143      8.963      7.447      4.895    -34.26    11.063      6.731      6.243      6.412     -42.04    0.05

     LAOS       20.150     15.022     13.168      2.193    -83.35    19.124      6.720      5.461      4.047     -78.84    0.03

     PORTUGL     2.831      2.913      2.212      2.429      9.82     2.974      3.083      3.146      3.131       5.26    0.03

     ARAB EM    11.954      5.521      5.021      2.524    -49.74     6.295      3.146      3.091      3.023     -51.98    0.03

     NEPAL       3.289      3.056      2.411      2.279     -5.50     3.005      2.836      2.796      2.923      -2.72    0.02

     MOROC       2.140      2.388      2.053      2.258     10.01     2.403      2.628      2.610      2.593       7.91    0.02

     TUNISIA     2.119      2.346      1.786      1.966     10.10     2.305      2.529      2.546      2.527       9.61    0.02

     TURKMEN     7.213      5.234      4.974      1.776    -64.30     6.490      2.769      2.338      2.036     -68.63    0.02

     ROMANIA     1.460      1.505      1.089      1.497     37.49     1.379      1.864      1.868      1.913      38.74    0.02

     SYRIA       2.840      2.403      2.055      1.431    -30.37     2.351      1.932      2.007      1.779     -24.33    0.02


     _WTO    14309.357  12623.934   9882.766   9092.055     -8.00 13426.330  11913.487  11854.377  11833.223     -11.87   99.92

     _ASEAN   3029.749   2787.869   2198.681   2014.249     -8.39  2962.380   2620.117   2610.853   2603.437     -12.12   21.98

     _W HEMI  3017.795   2813.072   2188.016   1948.978    -10.92  2949.087   2590.691   2578.288   2574.033     -12.72   21.74

     _CBI     2332.590   2190.035   1711.235   1495.308    -12.62  2308.499   1985.386   1975.490   1974.108     -14.49   16.67

     _CAFTA   2134.323   1980.821   1546.778   1351.292    -12.64  2093.233   1794.909   1784.963   1785.335     -14.71   15.08

     _SUB-SAH  144.272    129.095     99.690     93.267     -6.44   133.831    127.108    126.398    122.671      -8.34    1.04

     _OECD     110.457     95.525     72.357     74.846      3.44    97.540     97.808     97.320     98.013       0.48    0.83

     _ANDEAN    91.704     76.026     60.158     52.348    -12.98    79.369     68.293     67.839     68.216     -14.05    0.58

     _EU15      17.303     18.856     14.108     15.260      8.17    18.294     20.497     20.275     20.008       9.37    0.17

     _EC12      17.183     18.684     14.010     15.094      7.74    18.170     20.249     20.034     19.768       8.80    0.17