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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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    259249979 232533249  171593214  175301673      2.16 237010468  238975689  238255552  236241708      -0.32  100.00

     CHINA P  109949086  87351664   62497866   61435284     -1.70  91284803   86287946   87022570   86289082      -5.47   36.53

     KOR REP   58447728  55257750   41500402   43800514      5.54  55538044   57927936   58128392   57557862       3.64   24.36

     PAKISTN   48959923  53635802   39134284   42932508      9.71  51724152   59230627   58153041   57434026      11.04   24.31

     JAPAN     12619434  10629806    8259980    9128997     10.52  11029239   11268251   11442386   11498823       4.26    4.87

     INDNSIA    9770994   7927584    6376661    5969171     -6.39   8703673    7687853    7746859    7520094     -13.60    3.18

     INDIA      6448816   7858029    5824360    4733242    -18.73   7070703    7498280    6895463    6766911      -4.30    2.86

     THAILND    6982083   4449424    3522215    3670080      4.20   5829177    4038180    4389186    4597289     -21.13    1.95

     GERMANY     779497   1328109    1015269    1392977     37.20   1250441    1697304    1643765    1705817      36.42    0.72

     TURKEY      886178    725348     557221     764568     37.21    798653     795957     801342     932695      16.78    0.39

     CHINA T    1769856    408151     391409     365661     -6.58    842985     443038     382517     382403     -54.64    0.16


     _WTO     258475560 232347555  171441248  175295296      2.25 236854301  238929231  238211044  236201603      -0.28   99.98

     _OECD     60651420  58238358   43886500   46453597      5.85  58604753   60937027   61176794   60805455       3.76   25.74

     _ASEAN    16953038  12820948   10332207    9651311     -6.59  14978763   11860997   12187156   12140052     -18.95    5.14

     _EU15      1297732   2218712    1801306    1829950      1.59   2237025    2158138    2185263    2247356       0.46    0.95

     _EC12      1294185   2217872    1800747    1828403      1.54   2236149    2156646    2183772    2245528       0.42    0.95