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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 363:  COTTON TERRY / OTHER PILE TOWELS
                                             Data in Nos,  0.40 M2 per Nos. 

                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    764000481 662392490  511037251  528876401      3.49 690202349  668576548  677265905  680231640      -1.44  100.00

     PAKISTN  259527263 233890239  182623514  179532800     -1.69 242086229  227784118  230303208  230799525      -4.66   33.93

     INDIA    190802987 183293741  137027903  154171651     12.51 188173486  195553946  200361458  200437489       6.52   29.47

     CHINA P  160905110 136663372  106753755  105528596     -1.15 140990925  133686801  134640879  135438213      -3.94   19.91

     BNGLDSH   61116756  55695635   42160792   51622207     22.44  58946613   62937258   63227722   65157050      10.54    9.58

     TURKEY    12022444  10733860    8540126    8899364      4.21  10461471   10585988   11034306   11093098       6.04    1.63

     JORDAN     1508623   2657388    1852176    5750868    210.49   2530064    5283660    5978232    6556080     159.13    0.96

     COLOMB     8008555   7438306    5934643    4892597    -17.56   7800565    6679752    6279654    6396260     -18.00    0.94

     ISRAEL    13959015   8800453    7943882    3979687    -49.90  10561576    5232523    4899088    4836258     -54.21    0.71

     THAILND    9727561   4930290    3915865    2384786    -39.10   6715291    4371138    4203034    3399211     -49.38    0.50

     CANADA     3080369   2875729    2275702    2609814     14.68   3002985    3108701    3148077    3209841       6.89    0.47

     VIETNAM    6342979   3919643    3326712    1746710    -47.49   4679378    2692961    2294794    2339641     -50.00    0.34

     SALVADR    2984337   2635110    1988888    1501543    -24.50   2658516    2100369    2205881    2147765     -19.21    0.32

     EGYPT      3539301   2824734    2136968    1241784    -41.89   2731512    2063580    2001693    1929550     -29.36    0.28

     BRAZIL    25437956   2202159    1902442    1092625    -42.57   5277912    1444166    1406477    1392342     -73.62    0.20


     _WTO     763997295 662390023  511036356  528761821      3.47 690199651  668460216  677149753  680115488      -1.46   99.98

     _OECD     17197615  15314595   12152870   13243595      8.98  15216084   15747794   16225851   16405320       7.82    2.41

     _W HEMI   41544684  16894538   13134909   11473242    -12.65  20114162   15473955   15391160   15232871     -24.27    2.24

     _ANDEAN    8087543   7533674    6025485    5058029    -16.06   7896249    6839067    6438470    6566218     -16.84    0.97

     _ASEAN    16177492   8992005    7324041    4179159    -42.94  11582738    7179426    6613227    5847123     -49.52    0.86

     _CBI       3174157   3039042    2110948    1778471    -15.75   2826998    2670125    2770417    2706565      -4.26    0.40

     _CAFTA     3169126   3033248    2105154    1778356    -15.52   2816806    2670022    2770302    2706450      -3.92    0.40