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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 317:  COTTON TWILL 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     79483993  74572300   59297333   54277501     -8.47  81237865   70308970   71248716   69552468     -14.38  100.00

     CHINA P   49299540  44119701   35871133   27065067    -24.55  49671746   35673483   36014047   35313635     -28.91   50.77

     PAKISTN   11682759  14817032   12196542    9185503    -24.69  15530106   13738302   13155414   11805993     -23.98   16.97

     CHINA T    5768650   2665765    1914836    4867565    154.20   3167523    5146598    5515623    5618494      77.38    8.08

     INDIA      2680656   2660841    1901925    2285907     20.19   2649339    3056754    3004727    3044823      14.93    4.38

     MEXICO      554156   1361375    1012464    2654444    162.18   1250167    2867142    2951704    3003355     140.24    4.32

     JAPAN      1328369   2207860    1303441    1402507      7.60   1576845    2532601    2534037    2306926      46.30    3.32

     ITALY       932714    868370     635526    2036189    220.39   1020248    1323085    2250056    2269033     122.40    3.26

     TURKEY      678220    990440     669763    1434119    114.12    893526    1522389    1602683    1754796      96.39    2.52

     GERMANY    1078596    983771     851089    1291605     51.76   1066442    1385482    1381467    1424287      33.56    2.05

     CANADA     1697444    649781     648556       4224    -99.35    934615     124333       7146       5449     -99.42    0.01


     _WTO      79483240  74571780   59296813   54277501     -8.46  81236592   70308970   71248716   69552468     -14.38  100.00

     _OECD      5454767   4636755    3654165    5601069     53.28   5107146    5429986    6308774    6583659      28.91    9.47

     _EU15      2568409   2692833    2097556    3867897     84.40   2871937    3422962    4349327    4463174      55.41    6.42

     _EC12      2297321   2292502    1762779    3671571    108.28   2477310    3176962    4150471    4201294      69.59    6.04

     _W HEMI    3355270   2732356    2250901    3246194     44.22   3089552    3704253    3691285    3727649      20.65    5.36