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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 222:  KNIT FABRIC
                                         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     491.155    581.811    434.218    514.334     18.45   549.406    660.996    661.769    661.927      20.48  100.00

     CHINA P   148.226    206.073    147.309    226.770     53.94   184.884    280.673    283.998    285.535      54.44   43.14

     KOR REP   119.720    141.617    108.020    114.311      5.82   134.078    152.850    150.795    147.907      10.31   22.34

     CHINA T    36.298     38.703     28.553     28.636      0.29    37.656     38.608     38.025     38.785       3.00    5.86

     CANADA     32.605     33.287     24.007     28.012     16.68    31.932     36.245     37.010     37.292      16.78    5.63

     ITALY      29.961     31.248     23.666     23.408     -1.09    30.422     31.439     30.618     30.990       1.87    4.68

     INDIA      29.391     37.708     33.459     17.247    -48.45    37.441     22.326     21.798     21.497     -42.58    3.25

     JAPAN      20.908     17.518     12.604     13.659      8.37    19.158     18.844     18.604     18.573      -3.05    2.81

     TURKEY      9.706      8.655      6.970     13.827     98.37     8.064     13.980     14.838     15.512      92.37    2.34

     MEXICO     19.548     19.308     15.493      9.569    -38.24    20.213     13.197     12.868     13.384     -33.79    2.02

     GERMANY     5.478      9.666      7.515      5.874    -21.83     8.959      8.230      8.336      8.026     -10.41    1.21

     FRANCE      5.942      6.263      3.781      4.849     28.24     5.468      7.526      7.537      7.331      34.08    1.11

     INDNSIA     8.527      5.576      4.451      4.927     10.69     6.365      6.307      6.307      6.052      -4.92    0.91

     VIETNAM     3.268      4.783      3.237      3.757     16.08     4.438      5.180      5.237      5.303      19.50    0.80

     THAILND     2.239      2.432      1.758      1.900      8.08     2.473      2.744      2.718      2.574       4.05    0.39

     HONDURA     0.148      1.095      0.365      1.801    393.83     0.378      2.352      2.496      2.532     570.35    0.38

     SALVADR     0.600      1.684      1.121      1.779     58.72     1.368      2.381      2.262      2.343      71.21    0.35

     BRAZIL      2.838      2.593      2.053      1.600    -22.06     2.741      2.042      2.176      2.140     -21.92    0.32

     ARGENT      2.134      1.948      1.479      1.175    -20.60     2.079      1.913      1.883      1.643     -20.98    0.25

     HG KONG     0.642      1.409      0.912      0.927      1.65     1.236      1.343      1.441      1.424      15.24    0.22

     U KING      1.118      1.459      1.152      1.118     -2.99     1.404      1.510      1.392      1.424       1.42    0.22

     REP SAF     0.626      0.874      0.718      1.063     48.05     0.865      1.153      1.058      1.219      40.98    0.18

     EGYPT       0.691      0.829      0.564      0.907     60.82     0.718      1.204      1.225      1.172      63.19    0.18

     BELGIUM     0.440      0.097      0.077      0.484    528.09     0.202      0.527      0.507      0.504     149.53    0.08


     _WTO      491.154    581.747    434.207    514.330     18.45   549.393    660.939    661.713    661.871      20.47   99.99

     _OECD     211.886    237.001    178.455    196.711     10.23   225.254    258.314    257.205    255.258      13.32   38.56

     _W HEMI    59.436     61.081     45.495     45.174     -0.71    60.008     59.537     60.091     60.760       1.25    9.18

     _EU15      47.568     50.846     37.785     37.514     -0.72    48.910     51.575     50.649     50.575       3.40    7.64

     _EC12      46.073     49.899     37.108     36.984     -0.33    47.679     50.617     49.869     49.775       4.40    7.52

     _ASEAN     14.384     12.905      9.476     10.641     12.30    13.340     14.378     14.411     14.071       5.48    2.13

     _CBI        1.215      3.162      1.802      4.105    127.81     2.224      5.248      5.315      5.465     145.72    0.83

     _CAFTA      1.165      3.138      1.786      4.105    129.88     2.182      5.240      5.307      5.458     150.14    0.82

     _SUB-SAH    0.685      0.939      0.726      1.076     48.26     0.909      1.223      1.128      1.289      41.78    0.19