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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 225:  BLUE DENIM 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      82.233     77.495     56.893     61.061      7.33    72.314     84.011     81.352     81.663      12.93  100.00

     CHINA P    18.362     19.872     14.393     15.704      9.11    18.771     21.242     21.273     21.184      12.85   25.94

     JAPAN      14.365     15.700     11.198     10.845     -3.15    14.351     16.400     16.281     15.347       6.94   18.79

     MEXICO      6.940     10.149      7.871     11.362     44.36    10.232     12.762     13.231     13.640      33.31   16.70

     ITALY      20.417     14.913     11.095      9.531    -14.10    13.164     14.545     12.606     13.349       1.41   16.35

     TURKEY      8.507      7.357      5.187      6.223     19.97     6.458      8.949      8.367      8.393      29.96   10.28

     CHINA T     6.858      6.986      5.326      5.102     -4.20     6.832      7.341      6.725      6.762      -1.03    8.28


     _WTO       82.218     77.495     56.893     61.060      7.32    72.299     84.011     81.351     81.663      12.95  100.00

     _OECD      29.934     22.931     16.890     16.550     -2.02    20.396     24.469     21.835     22.591      10.76   27.66

     _EC12      21.383     15.365     11.498     10.313    -10.31    13.732     15.347     13.455     14.180       3.26   17.36

     _EU15      21.383     15.396     11.529     10.313    -10.55    13.763     15.347     13.455     14.180       3.03   17.36

     _W HEMI     6.951     10.373      8.071     11.555     43.15    10.441     13.086     13.396     13.857      32.72   16.97