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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 617:  MMF TWILL AND SATEEN 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     22553027  17393444   13400090   15590267     16.34  17745792   19309739   18537506   19583621      10.36  100.00

     CHINA P   10737654   9283749    6963196    6211220    -10.80   9330245    8450004    7921027    8531773      -8.56   43.57

     PAKISTN    3710319   3429409    2580647    4590419     77.88   3110061    5587482    5231577    5439181      74.89   27.77

     CHINA T     445304    586217     365771    1784297    387.82    566566    1818842    1988773    2004743     253.84   10.24

     BAHRAIN    3787083   1014852    1014852     812502    -19.94   1359371     812749     812502     812502     -40.23    4.15

     CANADA     1742518   1332257    1319608      48009    -96.36   1653960     333914      51643      60658     -96.33    0.31


     _WTO      22548590  17389469   13400090   15590267     16.34  17745792   19305764   18533531   19579646      10.33   99.98

     _OECD      2024986   1632830    1529926     629959    -58.82   1984350    1019216     727579     732863     -63.07    3.74

     _W HEMI    2080820   1965462    1707377     176130    -89.68   2169572     705658     465043     434215     -79.99    2.22