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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category   1:  TOTAL 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   71398.026  77659.132  59305.312  58095.075     -2.04 77773.668  77578.256  76969.998  76448.894      -1.70  100.00

     CHINA P 27974.604  29392.001  22156.528  21795.350     -1.63 29572.428  29448.281  29207.969  29030.822      -1.83   37.97

     VIETNAM  5876.916   6643.980   5034.509   5333.342      5.94  6598.720   6979.608   6990.300   6942.813       5.21    9.08

     INDNSIA  4424.155   5051.719   3947.952   3782.776     -4.18  4985.167   5034.121   4977.573   4886.544      -1.98    6.39

     BNGLDSH  3930.358   4509.864   3572.680   3518.236     -1.52  4595.168   4510.633   4450.991   4455.420      -3.04    5.83

     MEXICO   3541.437   3803.545   2868.472   2811.430     -1.99  3756.099   3804.725   3780.014   3746.502      -0.26    4.90

     INDIA    3111.765   3316.037   2683.349   2383.759    -11.16  3390.026   3084.031   3056.744   3016.447     -11.02    3.95

     CAMBOD   2222.157   2592.322   1918.222   1904.877     -0.70  2543.032   2632.338   2593.317   2578.977       1.41    3.37

     HONDURA  2413.791   2615.445   1990.590   1914.867     -3.80  2639.814   2546.979   2532.722   2539.721      -3.79    3.32

     SALVADR  1638.350   1738.496   1320.144   1391.349      5.39  1754.952   1769.131   1786.225   1809.701       3.12    2.37

     PAKISTN  1492.502   1654.894   1316.720   1120.929    -14.87  1712.027   1497.453   1488.369   1459.102     -14.77    1.91

     SRI LKA  1223.656   1399.572   1064.309   1107.325      4.04  1371.713   1462.400   1458.480   1442.588       5.17    1.89

     NICARAG  1017.483   1356.920   1006.711   1011.500      0.48  1291.014   1408.659   1381.957   1361.709       5.48    1.78

     GUATMAL  1152.427   1321.352   1035.651    942.466     -9.00  1305.208   1248.459   1235.578   1228.167      -5.90    1.61

     PHIL R   1017.624   1179.988    920.766    890.338     -3.30  1173.630   1165.996   1151.188   1149.561      -2.05    1.50

     ITALY     915.208   1101.142    824.274    836.363      1.47  1058.597   1141.233   1128.018   1113.231       5.16    1.46

     THAILND  1304.978   1186.908    929.196    813.870    -12.41  1264.024   1092.197   1081.292   1071.582     -15.22    1.40

     JORDAN    806.439    895.546    690.617    736.248      6.61   890.076    947.397    937.667    941.177       5.74    1.23

     EGYPT     836.760    902.786    697.402    666.441     -4.44   902.757    877.485    876.832    871.825      -3.43    1.14

     HAITI     517.487    701.395    537.736    534.804     -0.55   684.947    703.522    705.101    698.463       1.97    0.91

     DOM REP   625.840    653.696    492.874    486.564     -1.28   652.464    650.892    654.824    647.385      -0.78    0.85

     PERU      662.872    713.768    555.779    461.515    -16.96   720.850    633.302    616.338    619.505     -14.06    0.81

     CANADA    501.524    506.062    380.797    385.130      1.14   504.471    510.560    512.822    510.395       1.17    0.67

     MALAYSA   450.415    505.424    381.727    339.728    -11.00   498.291    480.407    466.588    463.425      -7.00    0.61

     CHINA T   469.367    435.997    346.573    311.496    -10.12   456.495    415.009    404.003    400.919     -12.17    0.52

     TURKEY    301.140    333.636    253.926    301.017     18.54   328.309    384.570    380.903    380.727      15.97    0.50

     LESOTHO   280.754    315.323    228.255    222.494     -2.52   295.228    315.625    309.323    309.563       4.86    0.40

     KENYA     201.602    260.588    195.360    188.943     -3.28   258.504    268.832    266.903    254.171      -1.68    0.33

     KOR REP   257.963    243.252    181.612    162.226    -10.67   246.055    233.002    226.868    223.867      -9.02    0.29

     COLOMB    257.771    223.138    176.530    159.389     -9.71   242.029    209.539    209.036    205.997     -14.89    0.27

     MAURIT    119.654    156.768    114.214    124.584      9.08   147.834    170.149    175.476    167.138      13.06    0.22

     C RICA    168.420    167.472    124.522    118.807     -4.59   163.655    163.882    164.344    161.757      -1.16    0.21

     FRANCE    124.164    145.266    107.924    112.949      4.66   141.140    151.232    150.834    150.291       6.48    0.20

     HG KONG   181.503    161.706    125.390    107.636    -14.16   171.676    146.312    144.172    143.953     -16.15    0.19

     ROMANIA    78.068    109.558     79.605    100.464     26.20    99.455    127.788    129.189    130.417      31.13    0.17

     PORTUGL    74.055     95.226     70.924     86.585     22.08    91.326    108.345    110.334    110.887      21.42    0.15

     BAHRAIN    82.902     82.849     61.252     74.757     22.05    80.754     91.694     92.991     96.353      19.32    0.13

     U KING     72.066     84.291     59.730     71.453     19.63    79.526     93.465     94.129     96.013      20.73    0.13

     TUNISIA    71.709     83.338     62.077     73.445     18.31    80.055     94.422     95.502     94.705      18.30    0.12

     MOROC      61.688     82.067     66.107     77.203     16.78    80.124     93.803     92.595     93.162      16.27    0.12

     ISRAEL     99.376     95.652     71.810     68.118     -5.14    92.321     95.237     92.269     91.960      -0.39    0.12

     BULGAR     28.253     45.687     32.294     47.930     48.42    40.163     60.566     61.362     61.324      52.69    0.08

     SWAZLND    93.488     76.883     64.658     46.877    -27.50    83.248     62.308     58.798     59.102     -29.00    0.08

     MACAU      84.227     56.078     43.384     34.337    -20.85    62.512     49.734     48.162     47.031     -24.76    0.06

     MADAGAS    54.208     38.731     28.949     28.499     -1.56    34.593     37.632     35.522     38.281      10.66    0.05

     SINGAPR    47.177     32.687     26.166     18.827    -28.05    37.576     26.995     25.660     25.348     -32.54    0.03

     ARAB EM    32.920     27.058     21.745     15.732    -27.65    27.739     22.025     21.356     21.045     -24.13    0.03

     NEPAL      16.631     19.634     13.499     12.639     -6.37    18.252     19.449     19.089     18.774       2.86    0.02

     LAOS       33.426     34.508     28.526      9.079    -68.17    38.381     20.684     18.249     15.062     -60.76    0.02

     ETHIOP      6.567     10.004      7.599      7.831      3.04     9.157     11.028     10.996     10.235      11.77    0.01

     MALAWI     10.389     13.487      8.379      4.004    -52.21    11.782     11.587     10.202      9.113     -22.66    0.01

     TNZANIA     1.913      5.290      3.783      5.917     56.42     4.723      7.711      7.453      7.424      57.19    0.01

     ECUADOR     7.829      7.797      6.351      4.759    -25.06     8.598      6.267      6.048      6.205     -27.83    0.01

     TURKMEN     8.986      8.795      7.518      2.410    -67.95     9.226      5.048      4.183      3.687     -60.04    0.00


     _WTO    71335.315  77585.903  59245.801  58060.625     -2.00 77698.304  77521.477  76917.274  76400.727      -1.67   99.94

     _ASEAN  15382.010  17231.604  13190.192  13096.044     -0.71 17143.436  17436.229  17308.105  17137.457      -0.03   22.42

     _W HEMI 12544.090  13849.629  10526.030  10248.225     -2.64 13764.329  13693.454  13621.123  13571.824      -1.40   17.75

     _CBI     7539.478   8562.481   6513.722   6405.677     -1.66  8499.008   8499.164   8468.459   8454.437      -0.52   11.06

     _CAFTA   7016.310   7853.380   5970.493   5865.553     -1.76  7807.107   7788.002   7755.650   7748.440      -0.75   10.14

     _OECD    2468.505   2748.473   2066.714   2107.552      1.98  2697.267   2838.232   2812.314   2789.311       3.41    3.65

     _EU15    1276.569   1531.114   1141.744   1185.818      3.86  1471.393   1602.597   1588.759   1575.188       7.05    2.06

     _EC12    1262.909   1517.784   1132.781   1177.002      3.90  1458.457   1589.331   1575.077   1562.005       7.10    2.04

     _SUB-SAH  789.497    903.215    671.331    647.788     -3.51   869.469    909.532    899.951    879.672       1.17    1.15

     _ANDEAN   934.376    952.684    745.101    629.254    -15.55   979.856    855.157    836.590    836.836     -14.60    1.09