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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  12:  TOTAL FABRIC IMPORTS
                                                    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    4770.139   5490.425   4105.359   4349.149      5.94  5324.005   5762.243   5749.680   5734.215       7.70  100.00

     CHINA P  1141.011   1433.157   1051.836   1237.138     17.62  1347.485   1615.729   1620.398   1618.459      20.11   28.22

     KOR REP   460.265    536.800    406.192    420.261      3.46   516.872    562.121    558.826    550.868       6.58    9.61

     CANADA    411.135    429.372    324.652    331.869      2.22   427.227    440.976    437.313    436.589       2.19    7.61

     JAPAN     273.999    308.225    223.602    273.422     22.28   291.330    350.795    357.066    358.046      22.90    6.24

     CHINA T   261.840    285.943    215.368    234.787      9.02   281.236    305.455    303.995    305.362       8.58    5.33

     ITALY     272.057    295.772    217.364    224.694      3.37   293.859    303.885    301.260    303.101       3.15    5.29

     INDIA     235.284    312.231    242.378    229.629     -5.26   300.224    305.218    304.373    299.483      -0.25    5.22

     MEXICO    251.712    270.333    203.957    211.335      3.62   266.669    281.420    282.185    277.711       4.14    4.84

     VIETNAM   147.538    219.147    157.955    124.582    -21.13   199.721    194.796    186.027    185.775      -6.98    3.24

     GERMANY   160.882    176.427    134.172    136.704      1.89   175.972    177.847    178.652    178.960       1.70    3.12

     TURKEY    108.799    137.042    102.416    112.171      9.53   127.359    143.416    145.510    146.798      15.26    2.56

     PAKISTN   107.642    153.420    116.441    104.940     -9.88   146.819    153.695    147.412    141.919      -3.34    2.47

     U KING     86.133    100.238     76.366     75.138     -1.61    99.064     98.444     98.497     99.009      -0.06    1.73

     ISRAEL    157.972    110.606     87.599     74.594    -14.85   117.717     94.945     94.994     97.601     -17.09    1.70

     FRANCE     88.948     89.883     63.698     70.917     11.33    89.610     95.288     96.498     97.103       8.36    1.69

     INDNSIA    59.862     63.375     49.614     45.602     -8.09    64.849     62.216     61.188     59.362      -8.46    1.04

     THAILND    47.573     59.333     45.835     43.243     -5.65    58.149     55.510     55.873     56.741      -2.42    0.99

     BELGIUM    51.879     54.792     41.749     43.480      4.15    55.350     57.263     56.590     56.523       2.12    0.99

     ARAB EM    32.433     38.924     28.349     38.878     37.14    37.746     48.124     48.668     49.453      31.02    0.86

     SWITZLD    40.227     43.320     31.841     32.901      3.33    43.759     43.925     44.294     44.380       1.42    0.77

     S ARAB     22.346     30.246     21.829     27.410     25.57    28.273     34.221     35.531     35.828      26.72    0.62

     NETHLDS    30.243     35.295     27.287     24.838     -8.97    35.690     32.381     32.190     32.846      -7.97    0.57

     SPAIN      24.737     25.599     19.908     24.780     24.47    27.635     29.971     30.503     30.471      10.26    0.53

     LUXMBRG    30.419     28.017     23.299     20.834    -10.58    31.557     24.269     24.234     25.552     -19.03    0.45

     POLAND     10.604     15.456     11.219     11.527      2.74    14.153     15.881     15.711     15.764      11.38    0.27

     MALAYSA     8.312     14.714      9.665      9.506     -1.64    11.870     15.106     14.906     14.555      22.62    0.25

     DENMARK     9.890     14.841     11.120     10.824     -2.66    13.965     15.413     15.232     14.545       4.15    0.25

     BRAZIL     57.495     20.517     16.920     10.451    -38.23    30.535     14.547     14.422     14.048     -53.99    0.24

     GREECE     15.117     14.589     11.596      9.719    -16.19    14.267     14.333     12.844     12.712     -10.90    0.22

     N ZEAL      8.940     10.949      8.415      8.722      3.65    10.909     10.975     11.368     11.256       3.18    0.20

     AUSTRAL    11.923     14.562     12.488      8.753    -29.91    15.310     12.471     12.166     10.827     -29.28    0.19

     PORTUGL    13.538     11.396      8.995      7.979    -11.30    11.052     10.500     10.348     10.380      -6.09    0.18

     FINLAND    16.881     15.191     11.532      6.615    -42.64    18.723     10.847     10.833     10.274     -45.13    0.18

     IRELAND     9.472     10.882      7.870      7.257     -7.79    11.056      9.519     10.035     10.268      -7.13    0.18

     CZECH       3.832      7.233      5.215      7.627     46.24     6.092      8.771      9.276      9.645      58.34    0.17

     SWEDEN      8.953      6.660      4.653      7.524     61.69     6.968      8.752      9.228      9.530      36.77    0.17

     CHILE       6.888      7.911      5.798      6.343      9.39     7.843      8.224      8.468      8.456       7.82    0.15

     REP SAF     4.327      7.204      5.473      6.489     18.56     6.923      7.827      8.063      8.220      18.73    0.14

     SALVADR     4.741      5.728      4.074      5.760     41.37     5.749      7.093      6.771      7.414      28.95    0.13

     HG KONG     6.640      7.008      4.948      4.948     -0.00     6.329      7.103      6.777      7.008      10.73    0.12

     AUSTRIA     5.983      7.761      6.355      5.514    -13.24     7.702      7.102      6.839      6.920     -10.16    0.12

     PERU        5.979      6.321      4.988      5.214      4.52     6.717      6.365      6.464      6.547      -2.54    0.11

     ARGENT      5.540      8.002      6.182      3.363    -45.60     7.505      6.816      5.627      5.183     -30.93    0.09

     MALTA       5.815      5.194      4.332      3.664    -15.42     5.839      4.862      4.748      4.526     -22.49    0.08

     TURKMEN     2.815      3.765      3.034      3.358     10.71     3.993      3.670      3.956      4.089       2.41    0.07

     SLOVENI     0.310      1.649      0.901      2.934    225.65     0.933      3.736      3.576      3.682     294.54    0.06

     EGYPT       1.610      1.650      1.207      2.731    126.32     1.490      3.280      3.204      3.175     113.10    0.06

     HONDURA     0.502      1.394      0.548      2.145    291.50     0.601      2.651      2.833      2.991     397.24    0.05

     HUNGARY     0.039      1.395      0.622      1.970    216.87     0.626      2.348      2.666      2.743     337.82    0.05

     COLOMB      3.044      2.613      2.169      2.204      1.63     3.024      2.733      2.644      2.648     -12.45    0.05

     BAHRAIN    14.518      2.887      2.341      1.881    -19.65     5.029      2.238      2.342      2.427     -51.75    0.04

     GUATMAL     1.581      1.187      0.999      1.572     57.43     1.240      1.784      1.754      1.760      41.95    0.03

     DOM REP     2.153      3.010      2.340      1.050    -55.10     2.973      2.046      1.865      1.720     -42.14    0.03

     PHIL R      2.365      1.822      1.363      0.912    -33.12     2.196      1.386      1.290      1.371     -37.58    0.02

     CAMBOD      0.722      0.951      0.755      0.800      5.88     0.958      1.065      1.106      0.996       3.96    0.02

     RUSSIA      1.581      1.262      1.154      0.464    -59.78     1.301      1.236      0.550      0.573     -55.99    0.01

     SIER LN     0.000      0.485      0.484      0.025    -94.92     0.484      0.023      0.026      0.026     -94.67    0.00


     _WTO     4764.942   5483.441   4100.344   4343.963      5.94  5317.315   5755.680   5742.671   5727.059       7.71   99.88

     _OECD    1881.523   2085.167   1570.216   1614.700      2.83  2056.164   2139.136   2133.444   2129.652       3.57   37.14

     _EU15     825.133    887.342    665.965    676.816      1.63   892.471    895.814    893.783    898.193       0.64   15.66

     _EC12     793.315    857.730    643.424    657.163      2.14   859.077    869.113    866.883    871.469       1.44   15.20

     _W HEMI   752.648    757.866    573.846    582.565      1.52   761.774    776.135    771.880    766.585       0.63   13.37

     _ASEAN    266.818    359.880    265.703    224.845    -15.38   338.320    330.354    320.632    319.022      -5.70    5.56

     _CBI        9.755     12.448      8.859     11.507     29.89    11.638     14.648     14.366     15.096      29.71    0.26

     _CAFTA      9.506     12.241      8.704     11.404     31.02    11.414     14.496     14.193     14.940      30.89    0.26

     _ANDEAN     9.057      8.959      7.177      7.653      6.63     9.770      9.338      9.348      9.435      -3.43    0.16

     _SUB-SAH    5.183      8.173      6.267      6.735      7.47     7.995      8.423      8.475      8.641       8.08    0.15