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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  61:  MAN-MADE FIBER 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    9821.299  10632.573   8059.511   8379.687      3.97 10706.019  10982.709  10942.654  10952.749       2.30  100.00

     CHINA P  5136.353   5361.480   4038.060   4265.326      5.63  5431.057   5577.599   5565.149   5588.746       2.90   51.03

     VIETNAM   778.488    925.479    697.382    785.791     12.68   914.388   1017.630   1016.778   1013.888      10.88    9.26

     INDNSIA   514.692    585.745    458.548    447.741     -2.36   591.702    591.295    586.664    574.937      -2.83    5.25

     CAMBOD    364.927    487.707    347.385    375.074      7.97   459.472    515.460    514.575    515.395      12.17    4.71

     HONDURA   359.426    370.796    277.567    318.092     14.60   376.889    400.691    404.047    411.321       9.14    3.76

     MEXICO    355.865    392.979    306.054    286.047     -6.54   392.721    381.393    377.324    372.973      -5.03    3.41

     BNGLDSH   382.512    404.920    323.185    284.140    -12.08   424.320    374.325    367.610    365.875     -13.77    3.34

     SALVADR   226.056    229.859    169.870    185.819      9.39   222.670    243.114    242.754    245.808      10.39    2.24

     PHIL R    157.364    201.861    156.520    152.165     -2.78   197.931    205.158    200.332    197.506      -0.21    1.80

     INDIA     128.449    157.543    122.175    141.748     16.02   152.943    176.682    176.842    177.115      15.80    1.62

     NICARAG   128.852    148.898    113.911    130.846     14.87   151.969    161.153    165.537    165.833       9.12    1.51

     SRI LKA   110.234    126.412     98.718    103.059      4.40   124.612    127.939    128.762    130.752       4.93    1.19

     GUATMAL   100.258    131.519    101.949     94.845     -6.97   128.381    127.065    125.648    124.415      -3.09    1.14

     JORDAN    121.658    125.196     99.434     94.618     -4.84   130.500    120.093    118.826    120.380      -7.75    1.10

     DOM REP   108.694    108.390     77.621     81.359      4.82   107.166    111.695    112.331    112.128       4.63    1.02

     CHINA T   137.174    114.745     91.254     85.879     -5.89   123.707    110.111    107.910    109.370     -11.59    1.00

     THAILND   133.269    113.756     90.328     83.872     -7.15   125.104    109.356    107.818    107.300     -14.23    0.98

     EGYPT      79.945     99.747     77.985     70.903     -9.08    99.884     91.734     91.218     92.666      -7.23    0.85

     PAKISTN    55.318     74.540     55.691     57.404      3.08    72.367     77.630     76.943     76.253       5.37    0.70

     HAITI      53.893     65.073     49.309     50.045      1.49    66.432     66.895     66.383     65.809      -0.94    0.60

     MALAYSA    39.155     46.621     35.261     31.505    -10.65    44.741     44.260     43.332     42.865      -4.19    0.39

     CANADA     41.690     42.697     32.150     30.454     -5.28    43.151     41.719     41.357     41.000      -4.98    0.37

     KOR REP    40.040     37.293     27.376     22.483    -17.87    38.248     35.984     33.619     32.400     -15.29    0.30

     LESOTHO    25.832     30.220     22.903     23.857      4.17    29.904     29.945     29.594     31.174       4.25    0.28

     KENYA      13.737     23.876     18.462     17.907     -3.00    24.348     24.727     25.084     23.322      -4.21    0.21

     ISRAEL     26.186     26.179     19.209     15.302    -20.34    26.168     23.815     23.004     22.272     -14.89    0.20

     TURKEY     16.494     19.331     15.034     16.061      6.84    18.725     20.829     20.444     20.358       8.73    0.19

     COLOMB     22.022     18.179     14.475     13.632     -5.83    20.276     17.454     17.597     17.336     -14.50    0.16

     ITALY      17.752     17.520     13.426     12.430     -7.42    19.053     16.835     16.891     16.524     -13.28    0.15

     HG KONG    14.027     15.968     11.743     11.897      1.31    16.603     16.613     16.539     16.122      -2.90    0.15

     PERU        9.680     11.604      9.004      8.123     -9.78    11.184     10.492     10.476     10.723      -4.13    0.10

     C RICA     18.881     12.306      9.020      7.100    -21.29    14.224     10.931     10.859     10.386     -26.99    0.09

     TNZANIA     3.318      7.007      5.281      7.019     32.89     6.885      9.541      8.997      8.744      27.01    0.08

     SWAZLND    14.813     11.453      9.749      5.618    -42.37    13.725      7.657      7.256      7.322     -46.65    0.07

     MOROC       3.022      4.786      3.775      4.833     28.04     4.590      5.719      5.700      5.844      27.34    0.05

     ARAB EM     4.593      5.896      4.329      3.958     -8.57     5.749      5.753      5.618      5.525      -3.91    0.05

     MADAGAS     7.611      4.313      2.891      3.601     24.57     3.803      3.930      3.902      5.023      32.08    0.05

     BAHRAIN     5.170      4.350      3.337      3.705     11.04     4.908      4.559      4.676      4.718      -3.87    0.04

     ETHIOP      2.669      5.402      3.776      2.856    -24.36     4.410      5.183      5.132      4.482       1.63    0.04

     ECUADOR     5.127      4.758      3.912      2.872    -26.59     5.287      3.836      3.649      3.718     -29.69    0.03

     SINGAPR     7.488      5.713      4.401      2.276    -48.28     6.107      4.013      3.705      3.588     -41.25    0.03

     U KING      2.078      3.453      2.330      2.310     -0.85     2.812      3.442      3.432      3.433      22.12    0.03

     BOTSWAN     1.124      1.939      1.170      2.371    102.71     1.344      2.943      3.135      3.141     133.69    0.03

     PORTUGL     2.053      2.331      1.623      2.303     41.87     2.309      2.859      2.947      3.010      30.39    0.03

     MALAWI      3.932      4.427      2.862      1.445    -49.51     4.126      3.844      3.329      3.010     -27.06    0.03

     ROMANIA     2.036      2.615      2.143      2.472     15.34     2.588      2.659      2.806      2.944      13.75    0.03

     GERMANY     3.229      3.198      2.952      2.688     -8.94     3.248      3.040      2.938      2.934      -9.68    0.03

     BULGAR      1.617      2.370      1.654      2.188     32.29     2.054      2.945      2.903      2.904      41.40    0.03

     MACAU       4.872      3.163      2.452      2.166    -11.65     3.529      3.068      3.119      2.877     -18.48    0.03

     SPAIN       1.686      2.290      1.492      1.689     13.20     1.963      2.491      2.524      2.487      26.70    0.02

     FRANCE      1.976      2.633      2.032      1.866     -8.15     2.582      2.509      2.420      2.467      -4.44    0.02

     GUYANA      1.660      2.594      1.822      1.634    -10.36     2.342      2.534      2.503      2.405       2.72    0.02

     TUNISIA     1.176      1.244      0.922      1.404     52.30     1.181      1.680      1.739      1.726      46.18    0.02


     _WTO     9815.092  10623.640   8052.974   8374.411      3.99 10697.539  10974.161  10934.240  10945.077       2.31   99.93

     _ASEAN   1997.614   2368.839   1791.345   1879.812      4.94  2341.701   2488.933   2475.004   2457.305       4.94   22.44

     _W HEMI  1434.611   1541.752   1168.327   1211.974      3.74  1545.008   1580.529   1582.011   1585.398       2.61   14.47

     _CBI      997.770   1069.938    801.525    869.770      8.51  1070.543   1124.161   1130.148   1138.183       6.32   10.39

     _CAFTA    942.167   1001.769    749.939    818.061      9.08  1001.300   1054.648   1061.178   1069.891       6.85    9.77

     _OECD     130.981    135.108    101.670     95.599     -5.97   136.308    134.108    131.040    129.037      -5.33    1.18

     _SUB-SAH   75.441     92.510     69.634     66.500     -4.50    91.666     91.280     89.878     89.376      -2.50    0.82

     _EU15      30.425     32.765     24.811     24.357     -1.83    33.316     32.687     32.650     32.311      -3.01    0.30

     _ANDEAN    36.890     34.596     27.429     24.660    -10.09    36.805     31.827     31.768     31.828     -13.52    0.29

     _EC12      29.357     31.879     24.218     23.862     -1.47    32.431     31.834     31.817     31.523      -2.80    0.29