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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 226:  CHEESECLOTH, BATISTES, LAWNS/VOILE
                                         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      32.626     51.785     39.714     34.180    -13.94    51.592     49.552     48.064     46.251     -10.35  100.00

     CHINA P    15.997     31.846     23.764     19.938    -16.10    30.825     29.722     29.255     28.020      -9.10   60.58

     KOR REP     3.658      4.297      3.614      3.252    -10.00     4.630      4.835      4.581      3.936     -14.99    8.51

     INDIA       1.478      3.299      2.639      3.115     18.04     3.030      3.979      3.628      3.775      24.59    8.16

     PAKISTN     1.380      1.377      1.022      1.272     24.51     1.345      1.601      1.513      1.627      20.95    3.52

     MEXICO      0.322      0.687      0.568      0.379    -33.23     0.687      0.581      0.513      0.498     -27.57    1.08

     CANADA      4.283      1.951      1.951      0.007    -99.62     3.091      0.102      0.007      0.007     -99.76    0.02


     _WTO       32.626     51.785     39.713     34.180    -13.93    51.591     49.552     48.064     46.251     -10.35  100.00

     _OECD      10.685     10.681      8.729      6.151    -29.53    11.929      9.371      9.079      8.103     -32.07   17.52

     _EU15       2.323      3.840      2.702      2.514     -6.97     3.609      3.826      3.890      3.652       1.20    7.90

     _EC12       1.676      2.508      1.858      1.917      3.15     2.362      2.509      2.571      2.566       8.62    5.55

     _W HEMI     5.224      3.408      3.055      1.493    -51.15     4.562      1.965      1.596      1.845     -59.55    3.99

     _CBI        0.543      0.751      0.523      1.091    108.44     0.705      1.265      1.060      1.319      86.97    2.85

     _CAFTA      0.543      0.751      0.523      1.091    108.44     0.705      1.265      1.060      1.319      86.97    2.85

     _ASEAN      0.269      0.696      0.527      0.442    -16.17     0.563      0.665      0.640      0.611       8.47    1.32