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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 218:  FABRICS OF YARNS OF DIFF. COLORS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     110.570    124.865     96.864     90.582     -6.48   128.993    119.100    119.140    118.584      -8.07  100.00

     ITALY      33.548     33.181     24.733     22.486     -9.08    38.243     31.069     30.985     30.934     -19.11   26.09

     CHINA P    20.873     22.859     16.961     19.129     12.78    21.402     24.035     24.617     25.026      16.93   21.10

     INDIA       9.242     13.136     10.645      8.848    -16.89    13.110     12.047     12.019     11.338     -13.52    9.56

     TURKEY     13.628     18.132     15.597      7.690    -50.70    18.563     11.007      9.969     10.224     -44.92    8.62

     MEXICO      3.875      6.067      4.341      6.859     58.00     5.665      8.107      8.844      8.585      51.56    7.24

     JAPAN       5.212      5.544      4.405      6.943     57.60     5.757      7.408      7.882      8.081      40.37    6.81

     CHINA T     3.729      4.012      3.217      2.514    -21.84     4.163      3.755      3.653      3.310     -20.50    2.79

     PAKISTN     2.027      2.108      1.334      1.797     34.65     1.486      2.768      2.748      2.570      72.92    2.17

     THAILND     1.088      2.191      1.764      0.902    -48.89     2.010      1.569      1.423      1.328     -33.94    1.12


     _WTO      110.542    124.827     96.850     90.544     -6.51   128.966    119.043    119.077    118.521      -8.10   99.95

     _OECD      61.246     65.706     51.635     41.315    -19.99    71.943     56.441     55.201     55.385     -23.02   46.71

     _EU15      45.091     45.042     34.109     31.670     -7.15    50.708     42.861     42.651     42.603     -15.98   35.93

     _EC12      44.402     44.592     33.751     30.636     -9.23    50.150     41.744     41.506     41.478     -17.29   34.98

     _W HEMI     5.968      8.317      5.982      8.380     40.08     8.024     10.266     11.018     10.715      33.54    9.04

     _ASEAN      1.221      2.276      1.842      1.191    -35.35     2.089      1.851      1.701      1.625     -22.22    1.37