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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   0:  TOTAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL IMPORTS (MFA)
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   93279.246  101324.40  77181.666  76328.019     -1.11 101130.45  101739.42  101085.64  100470.76      -0.65  100.00

     CHINA P 38470.006  40657.802  30676.448  30534.992     -0.46 40711.958  41009.235  40732.226  40516.346      -0.48   40.33

     VIETNAM  6288.894   7195.965   5450.698   5742.248      5.35  7121.735   7529.320   7536.580   7487.516       5.14    7.45

     INDIA    5375.198   5934.029   4596.085   4529.337     -1.45  5912.315   5930.413   5917.458   5867.281      -0.76    5.84

     INDNSIA  4654.332   5318.920   4158.226   3982.200     -4.23  5246.743   5292.018   5237.279   5142.895      -1.98    5.12

     MEXICO   4447.724   4761.879   3605.902   3520.647     -2.36  4721.380   4748.295   4720.445   4676.624      -0.95    4.65

     BNGLDSH  4063.359   4652.865   3691.646   3645.530     -1.25  4741.648   4653.894   4599.579   4606.749      -2.84    4.59

     PAKISTN  3063.901   3357.191   2642.722   2299.639    -12.98  3417.734   3114.733   3076.297   3014.108     -11.81    3.00

     CAMBOD   2243.455   2622.022   1940.508   1930.727     -0.50  2571.994   2663.743   2626.237   2612.241       1.56    2.60

     HONDURA  2420.923   2626.526   1998.165   1925.310     -3.65  2649.426   2559.790   2545.992   2553.670      -3.61    2.54

     SALVADR  1678.742   1780.723   1352.913   1416.349      4.69  1798.290   1803.994   1820.815   1844.158       2.55    1.84

     ITALY    1423.897   1640.879   1222.606   1251.283      2.35  1597.747   1695.776   1681.046   1669.556       4.49    1.66

     SRI LKA  1228.633   1403.620   1067.507   1111.319      4.10  1376.210   1467.100   1463.226   1447.432       5.18    1.44

     CANADA   1404.259   1446.905   1094.687   1066.882     -2.54  1451.626   1426.365   1422.790   1419.100      -2.24    1.41

     NICARAG  1018.195   1357.839   1007.409   1012.080      0.46  1291.818   1409.425   1382.723   1362.510       5.47    1.36

     THAILND  1541.508   1411.653   1106.112    957.590    -13.43  1499.830   1288.348   1273.430   1263.131     -15.78    1.26

     GUATMAL  1160.755   1331.475   1043.033    951.123     -8.81  1314.392   1260.156   1247.390   1239.565      -5.69    1.23

     PHIL R   1075.910   1249.105    972.625    949.928     -2.33  1239.378   1244.748   1228.788   1226.409      -1.05    1.22

     EGYPT    1011.925   1080.291    837.523    793.631     -5.24  1078.602   1047.098   1044.432   1036.399      -3.91    1.03

     TURKEY    777.773    901.610    680.423    752.517     10.60   879.423    968.401    971.091    973.704      10.72    0.97

     JORDAN    808.752    901.656    694.991    752.636      8.29   895.588    962.119    954.170    959.301       7.11    0.95

     KOR REP   857.207    928.061    694.727    697.323      0.37   899.507    950.252    943.483    930.657       3.46    0.93

     CHINA T   877.103    878.900    676.058    666.599     -1.40   886.856    882.936    871.664    869.441      -1.96    0.87

     HAITI     517.569    701.476    537.811    534.840     -0.55   685.068    703.594    705.182    698.504       1.96    0.70

     DOM REP   635.348    664.350    501.316    492.367     -1.79   663.169    659.432    663.029    655.401      -1.17    0.65

     PERU      690.576    743.427    577.743    486.200    -15.85   750.746    665.320    649.250    651.884     -13.17    0.65

     MALAYSA   472.765    534.673    402.497    365.328     -9.23   524.995    514.403    500.500    497.504      -5.24    0.50

     JAPAN     344.693    387.270    283.394    339.115     19.66   368.015    435.619    441.095    442.991      20.37    0.44

     FRANCE    283.215    305.784    222.010    241.314      8.70   299.877    322.881    324.491    325.088       8.41    0.32

     LESOTHO   280.754    315.325    228.257    222.497     -2.52   295.230    315.625    309.323    309.565       4.86    0.31

     ISRAEL    329.038    291.547    220.144    221.989      0.84   286.552    287.321    285.926    293.392       2.39    0.29

     GERMANY   266.471    286.363    218.265    218.412      0.07   285.214    288.110    287.457    286.510       0.45    0.29

     KENYA     202.110    261.009    195.741    189.365     -3.26   259.133    269.431    267.354    254.633      -1.74    0.25

     PORTUGL   218.805    244.178    186.742    196.117      5.02   247.802    247.406    251.906    253.553       2.32    0.25

     U KING    200.764    236.004    173.953    187.532      7.81   227.644    245.870    246.821    249.583       9.64    0.25

     COLOMB    291.865    263.553    208.063    187.208    -10.02   282.271    247.532    245.809    242.698     -14.02    0.24

     HG KONG   225.098    201.492    156.306    136.463    -12.69   212.622    185.167    181.820    181.649     -14.57    0.18

     BAHRAIN   160.293    171.535    133.242    133.222     -0.01   169.285    169.843    169.362    171.515       1.32    0.17

     MAURIT    120.382    157.090    114.338    124.735      9.09   148.199    170.540    175.861    167.487      13.02    0.17

     C RICA    173.557    172.746    129.253    122.796     -5.00   168.816    168.490    168.893    166.289      -1.50    0.17

     BELGIUM   144.655    152.756    117.139    117.691      0.47   151.016    156.021    154.190    153.308       1.52    0.15

     ROMANIA    85.861    116.728     84.786    107.544     26.84   106.613    137.154    138.332    139.487      30.83    0.14

     SPAIN      74.919     89.870     67.337     79.888     18.64    88.191    102.033    102.401    102.420      16.14    0.10

     MOROC      63.389     84.604     67.891     79.847     17.61    82.344     97.207     96.055     96.559      17.26    0.10

     TUNISIA    72.371     83.936     62.571     74.106     18.44    80.759     95.174     96.275     95.472      18.22    0.10

     NETHLDS    81.700     96.331     71.402     69.185     -3.10    90.978     93.479     93.070     94.114       3.45    0.09

     SWITZLD   125.687    125.102    100.960     62.109    -38.48   138.607     95.278     89.795     86.251     -37.77    0.09

     ARAB EM    74.114     81.137     63.003     56.674    -10.05    85.206     75.365     74.498     74.808     -12.20    0.07

     BULGAR     34.629     51.196     36.769     50.710     37.91    46.209     64.460     64.961     65.137      40.96    0.06

     POLAND     49.421     61.201     46.575     46.076     -1.07    59.589     59.397     60.518     60.702       1.87    0.06

     SWAZLND    93.520     76.905     64.678     46.940    -27.42    83.277     62.372     58.862     59.168     -28.95    0.06

     NEPAL      38.158     50.524     35.847     39.132      9.17    46.403     54.552     55.136     53.810      15.96    0.05

     MACAU      84.667     56.331     43.578     34.612    -20.57    62.744     50.203     48.588     47.365     -24.51    0.05

     S ARAB     31.635     36.656     26.527     34.093     28.52    36.107     42.777     44.220     44.222      22.48    0.04

     BRAZIL    171.389     50.512     39.910     30.085    -24.62    71.147     41.040     40.787     40.687     -42.81    0.04

     MADAGAS    54.509     39.001     29.097     28.676     -1.45    34.812     37.893     35.812     38.580      10.82    0.04

     IRELAND    23.468     32.598     20.828     22.919     10.04    28.434     33.161     33.610     34.690      22.00    0.03

     HUNGARY    21.080     30.605     22.137     25.280     14.20    28.004     32.277     33.473     33.748      20.51    0.03

     AUSTRAL    33.539     39.292     31.301     21.247    -32.12    39.789     33.390     31.942     29.238     -26.52    0.03

     SINGAPR    51.698     36.135     28.958     19.887    -31.32    40.811     29.742     27.959     27.064     -33.68    0.03

     N ZEAL     20.092     26.884     20.658     20.670      0.06    25.792     26.464     27.167     26.897       4.28    0.03

     LUXMBRG    30.490     28.043     23.316     20.855    -10.55    31.580     24.297     24.262     25.582     -18.99    0.03

     AUSTRIA    20.412     25.413     18.707     18.074     -3.39    23.956     24.696     25.392     24.779       3.44    0.02

     DENMARK    19.115     23.968     17.332     17.801      2.71    22.701     25.174     25.025     24.438       7.65    0.02

     CZECH      20.387     22.913     17.153     18.610      8.50    21.039     24.592     24.269     24.371      15.83    0.02

     TURKMEN    23.857     26.018     18.008     16.221     -9.93    23.906     24.396     24.663     24.231       1.36    0.02

     UKRAINE    23.483     21.653     16.188     18.686     15.43    22.594     25.575     24.727     24.151       6.89    0.02

     SLOVENI    14.743     21.006     16.058     18.273     13.79    19.743     23.605     22.891     23.221      17.62    0.02

     REP SAF    16.713     20.363     14.843     16.219      9.27    19.618     21.223     21.086     21.740      10.82    0.02

     GREECE     26.378     24.700     19.320     15.636    -19.07    24.129     22.858     21.022     21.016     -12.90    0.02

     LATVIA     11.917     14.938     10.916     14.261     30.63    13.768     17.368     17.433     18.282      32.78    0.02

     SWEDEN     14.867     13.556      9.459     13.970     47.69    13.691     17.206     18.173     18.067      31.97    0.02

     LAOS       33.778     35.336     28.960      9.222    -68.16    39.150     21.238     18.777     15.597     -60.16    0.02

     SLOVAK     12.235     12.995      9.554      9.898      3.59    12.623     12.608     12.858     13.339       5.67    0.01

     CHILE      16.188     13.062      9.957      9.517     -4.42    13.824     12.630     12.703     12.623      -8.69    0.01

     FINLAND    18.811     17.130     12.948      8.239    -36.37    20.742     13.197     13.051     12.421     -40.12    0.01

     ETHIOP      6.644     10.070      7.658      7.966      4.02     9.229     11.115     11.085     10.378      12.45    0.01

     MALAWI     10.394     13.491      8.379      4.011    -52.13    11.783     11.598     10.213      9.124     -22.57    0.01

     ARGENT     10.495     11.841      8.872      5.719    -35.54    11.218     10.598      9.406      8.688     -22.55    0.01

     TNZANIA     1.953      5.325      3.791      5.923     56.22     4.737      7.743      7.487      7.456      57.40    0.01

     ECUADOR     7.999      8.022      6.490      5.155    -20.58     8.766      6.747      6.540      6.687     -23.72    0.01

     MALTA       6.155      5.928      4.887      4.806     -1.65     6.487      6.189      5.998      5.847      -9.87    0.01

     RUSSIA      4.041      3.867      2.782      3.040      9.26     3.219      4.576      4.078      4.124      28.11    0.00

     BELARUS     5.300      6.402      5.398      1.801    -66.64     6.884      3.157      3.151      2.804     -59.26    0.00


     _WTO    93120.399  101220.79  77100.730  76273.965     -1.07 101025.92  101655.21  101004.23  100394.02      -0.63   99.92

     _ASEAN  16367.503  18407.878  14091.712  13960.336     -0.93 18289.250  18587.442  18453.486  18276.503      -0.07   18.19

     _W HEMI 14664.818  15956.392  12138.005  11779.088     -2.96 15903.586  15743.289  15660.794  15597.476      -1.92   15.52

     _CBI     7611.516   8643.153   6575.625   6460.364     -1.75  8578.224   8572.788   8542.019   8527.892      -0.59    8.49

     _CAFTA   7087.519   7933.658   6032.089   5920.024     -1.86  7885.911   7861.287   7828.842   7821.592      -0.82    7.78

     _OECD    6162.019   6805.706   5113.739   5193.891      1.57  6702.985   6934.473   6912.379   6885.858       2.73    6.85

     _EU15    2847.967   3217.573   2401.363   2478.916      3.23  3153.702   3312.165   3301.916   3295.126       4.48    3.28

     _EC12    2793.876   3161.475   2360.249   2438.633      3.32  3095.313   3257.065   3245.300   3239.859       4.67    3.22

     _ANDEAN   996.588   1023.243    798.901    682.271    -14.60  1050.397    925.868    906.951    906.613     -13.69    0.90

     _SUB-SAH  802.968    919.468    683.044    661.280     -3.19   884.987    927.230    917.674    897.705       1.44    0.89