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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                             Data in Doz, 14.90 M2 per Doz. 

                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      9192927   8544315    7117690    7791887      9.47   8341162    9255065    9243409    9218512      10.52  100.00

     CHINA P    3744431   3191976    2557890    2807572      9.76   3052894    3456375    3442699    3441658      12.73   37.33

     INDNSIA     971008   1036471     892931    1036711     16.10   1013805    1237325    1213014    1180251      16.42   12.80

     VIETNAM    1015091    826252     688498     976008     41.76    846250    1056875    1099609    1113762      31.61   12.08

     INDIA      1243606   1314050    1186665     977361    -17.64   1267737    1107284    1109925    1104746     -12.86   11.98

     BNGLDSH     692348    713130     558608     721947     29.24    712095     872644     864175     876469      23.08    9.51

     CAMBOD      413675    379938     317343     405466     27.77    361051     484700     479745     468061      29.64    5.08

     SRI LKA     192281    123555     102728     140148     36.43    133222     160195     161723     160975      20.83    1.75

     PHIL R      167453    166702     146141     135606     -7.21    181067     150744     158479     156167     -13.75    1.69

     SALVADR      43653     55438      29838      50589     69.55     40635      76911      76895      76189      87.50    0.83

     THAILND      82257     83020      70123      63047    -10.09     79563      81583      78766      75944      -4.55    0.82

     MALAYSA      59632     95084      70080      41505    -40.77     76585      66349      65138      66509     -13.16    0.72

     PAKISTN      56669     39656      32997      58275     76.61     37702      64720      63503      64934      72.23    0.70

     GUATMAL      53907     88469      84364      56309    -33.25     88689      59205      56683      60414     -31.88    0.66

     NICARAG      41856     55734      55542      49578    -10.74     55854      52610      49799      49770     -10.89    0.54

     MEXICO       90064    100538      91019      37233    -59.09    107460      49224      47507      46752     -56.49    0.51

     TURKEY       21387     29175      18183      32547     79.00     19445      44037      41438      43539     123.91    0.47

     HONDURA      23348     40046      37868      33095    -12.60     48568      35177      35285      35273     -27.37    0.38

     KENYA        43952     32902      32671      20333    -37.76     35585      20494      20564      20564     -42.21    0.22

     BAHRAIN       2248      5349          0      13975       *           0      19324      19324      19324        *      0.21

     MADAGAS         35      9699       9654      15858     64.26      9654      15803      15803      15903      64.73    0.17

     ITALY         7229     11002       8187      11225     37.11      9957      13373      13839      14040      41.01    0.15

     B VIRGN         36         0          0      13795       *           0      13795      13795      13795        *      0.15

     HG KONG      10249     10298       8153      11037     35.37      9621      13846      13211      13182      37.01    0.14

     SWAZLND        875      3340          0       8151       *           0      11491      11491      11491        *      0.12

     EGYPT        64194     21632      21566      10702    -50.38     29568       7161       9978      10768     -63.58    0.12

     CHINA T      25817     10555       8798       7747    -11.95     11126      10635      10206       9504     -14.58    0.10

     CANADA       18379      9706       9384       6779    -27.76     12277       7525       7397       7101     -42.16    0.08

     ARAB EM      19234     17584      15396       3044    -80.23     17104       5961       5978       5232     -69.41    0.06

     LAOS          6901     11394      11268         69    -99.39     17978        190        195        195     -98.92    0.00


     _WTO       9185667   8532590    7106138    7777780      9.45   8322825    9240724    9229122    9204232      10.59   99.85

     _ASEAN     2716458   2598982    2196386    2658490     21.04   2576301    3077886    3095065    3061086      18.82   33.21

     _W HEMI     287673    363126     318681     259919    -18.44    368188     310059     303035     304364     -17.33    3.30

     _CBI        166774    243368     210053     205849     -2.00    237640     242001     236950     239164       0.64    2.59

     _CAFTA      165967    243176     209891     192008     -8.52    237177     228130     223079     225293      -5.01    2.44

     _OECD        67156     62536      45420      58781     29.42     57363      76873      74114      75897      32.31    0.82

     _SUB-SAHA    55723     50739      45963      51196     11.39     49062      55804      56280      55972      14.08    0.61

     _EU15        18559     19105      14484      16189     11.77     18550      20640      20751      20810      12.18    0.23

     _EC12        18357     19064      14459      16173     11.85     18513      20612      20721      20778      12.23    0.23

     _ANDEAN      12331      9216       7978       9933     24.50     10551      11016      11016      11171       5.88    0.12