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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  30:  COTTON PRODUCTS
                                                    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   51873.684  53491.931  41110.815  38182.379     -7.12 54226.532  51617.559  51073.866  50563.495      -6.76  100.00

     CHINA P 18367.664  17840.314  13506.578  12619.863     -6.57 18196.643  17299.395  17125.422  16953.599      -6.83   33.53

     INDIA    4298.170   4530.836   3544.402   3326.575     -6.15  4575.563   4383.796   4356.719   4313.008      -5.74    8.53

     VIETNAM  3604.738   3753.242   2881.139   2790.060     -3.16  3815.492   3710.883   3696.447   3662.162      -4.02    7.24

     BNGLDSH  3216.987   3593.201   2873.226   2830.116     -1.50  3695.010   3579.106   3533.742   3550.092      -3.92    7.02

     INDNSIA  2797.826   3046.914   2398.599   2162.337     -9.85  3045.627   2906.313   2867.878   2810.651      -7.72    5.56

     PAKISTN  2882.353   3101.053   2455.364   2075.179    -15.48  3178.701   2821.527   2782.676   2720.867     -14.40    5.38

     MEXICO   2513.565   2631.172   1965.131   1889.858     -3.83  2589.867   2600.848   2583.607   2555.899      -1.31    5.05

     CAMBOD   1701.064   1822.121   1373.650   1276.463     -7.08  1844.647   1766.540   1734.512   1724.935      -6.49    3.41

     HONDURA  1559.998   1700.488   1302.448   1111.817    -14.64  1720.005   1545.854   1517.364   1509.858     -12.22    2.99

     SALVADR  1153.319   1198.085    927.168    896.044     -3.36  1246.646   1153.940   1159.096   1166.961      -6.39    2.31

     NICARAG   764.806   1032.817    768.175    724.743     -5.65   973.368   1041.472   1008.300    989.385       1.65    1.96

     SRI LKA   794.451    867.150    659.668    634.483     -3.82   864.703    865.071    858.237    841.965      -2.63    1.67

     GUATMAL   832.431    888.892    702.206    593.438    -15.49   892.483    801.311    788.234    780.123     -12.59    1.54

     EGYPT     674.380    658.637    518.167    459.407    -11.34   677.743    608.073    606.588    599.877     -11.49    1.19

     THAILND   800.888    702.608    554.999    424.387    -23.53   764.290    596.917    584.658    571.996     -25.16    1.13

     HAITI     415.385    563.876    436.853    418.160     -4.28   550.434    555.019    553.943    545.183      -0.95    1.08

     PERU      595.393    620.775    488.264    399.710    -18.14   634.804    546.473    530.336    532.221     -16.16    1.05

     PHIL R    526.068    563.377    450.791    405.113    -10.13   575.168    528.411    519.018    517.698      -9.99    1.02

     ITALY     410.369    452.110    331.350    323.475     -2.38   446.855    450.029    444.232    444.236      -0.59    0.88

     TURKEY    341.497    367.695    273.139    284.037      3.99   364.463    379.898    380.082    378.592       3.88    0.75

     MALAYSA   314.614    347.793    260.097    234.849     -9.71   343.174    330.903    322.969    322.544      -6.01    0.64

     JORDAN    354.521    321.878    248.548    246.574     -0.79   330.197    329.108    327.698    319.905      -3.12    0.63

     DOM REP   309.969    317.268    243.001    218.125    -10.24   323.906    302.965    298.669    292.392      -9.73    0.58

     KOR REP   289.651    276.063    206.998    197.087     -4.79   268.269    273.195    270.550    266.152      -0.79    0.53

     LESOTHO   204.387    204.403    146.168    136.232     -6.80   194.500    203.138    199.612    194.467      -0.02    0.38

     KENYA     166.679    188.794    141.869    130.589     -7.95   190.849    190.657    186.536    177.514      -6.99    0.35

     MAURIT    114.585    149.246    108.572    119.037      9.64   140.775    162.974    167.765    159.711      13.45    0.32

     PORTUGL   149.616    153.371    117.366    108.745     -7.35   161.770    142.433    144.557    144.750     -10.52    0.29

     CANADA    126.968    128.946     96.216     99.148      3.05   127.237    129.698    130.387    131.879       3.65    0.26

     BAHRAIN   120.930    135.537    105.511     99.701     -5.51   131.875    129.391    128.221    129.727      -1.63    0.26

     CHINA T   153.373    141.264    109.812     97.216    -11.47   147.173    134.437    131.249    128.668     -12.57    0.25

     COLOMB    165.421    134.635    107.234     95.701    -10.76   148.444    125.161    124.215    123.102     -17.07    0.24

     C RICA    106.156    110.578     82.365     83.746      1.68   106.034    112.497    112.565    111.959       5.59    0.22

     JAPAN      81.880     91.936     69.339     72.760      4.93    88.850     95.547     96.117     95.357       7.32    0.19

     FRANCE     80.071     77.342     56.188     67.041     19.32    78.194     87.031     87.601     88.196      12.79    0.17

     HG KONG   132.271    100.932     80.636     57.026    -29.28   110.648     79.494     77.943     77.322     -30.12    0.15

     TUNISIA    42.273     51.770     37.408     46.013     23.00    49.185     59.938     60.688     60.374      22.75    0.12

     ROMANIA    29.036     40.380     27.654     36.467     31.87    35.322     48.714     48.638     49.193      39.27    0.10

     ISRAEL     67.218     57.805     45.687     34.583    -24.30    59.003     48.641     46.280     46.701     -20.85    0.09

     U KING     27.278     34.957     25.243     29.081     15.20    33.204     37.790     38.979     38.795      16.84    0.08

     MACAU      65.736     44.757     34.322     26.451    -22.93    48.798     38.902     37.651     36.886     -24.41    0.07

     MOROC      27.247     30.727     25.463     29.925     17.52    29.563     35.763     35.478     35.189      19.03    0.07

     GERMANY    30.458     34.158     26.490     25.187     -4.92    34.145     33.025     32.863     32.855      -3.78    0.06

     SWAZLND    44.241     36.609     30.423     23.418    -23.03    36.091     31.556     29.578     29.605     -17.97    0.06

     MADAGAS    34.667     30.172     23.398     22.819     -2.47    27.705     30.840     29.076     29.594       6.82    0.06

     SPAIN      17.094     22.395     16.894     20.762     22.90    20.908     25.525     25.829     26.263      25.61    0.05

     TURKMEN    23.823     26.011     18.002     16.149    -10.29    23.893     24.393     24.591     24.159       1.11    0.05

     ARAB EM    33.075     28.722     23.282     15.386    -33.92    28.387     22.406     20.871     20.825     -26.64    0.04

     BRAZIL    102.764     19.044     15.418     11.503    -25.39    30.015     15.364     15.529     15.129     -49.60    0.03

     BULGAR      8.948     11.149      8.546     11.573     35.42    10.675     14.099     14.440     14.176      32.80    0.03

     NEPAL       9.368     11.182      8.937     10.701     19.73    10.703     13.120     12.787     12.946      20.95    0.03

     LAOS       30.521     31.308     26.004      6.894    -73.49    34.923     17.788     15.362     12.198     -65.07    0.02

     POLAND     12.906     10.766      7.955      9.328     17.26    12.218     11.616     11.915     12.139      -0.64    0.02

     UKRAINE    14.178     12.974      9.786      8.887     -9.19    13.746     12.997     12.516     12.075     -12.15    0.02

     SWITZLD    23.242     22.166     18.096      7.879    -56.46    27.074     13.038     12.500     11.950     -55.86    0.02

     NETHLDS     5.553      7.010      4.914      5.111      4.01     6.561      7.477      7.133      7.207       9.84    0.01

     CZECH       8.269      8.070      5.704      2.694    -52.78     7.325      6.241      5.508      5.059     -30.93    0.01

     S ARAB      0.065      1.194      0.608      2.862    370.61     0.617      3.070      3.142      3.448     458.36    0.01

     SYRIA       2.176      3.461      2.893      2.259    -21.91     3.336      3.087      3.084      2.827     -15.25    0.01

     N ZEAL      1.021      0.654      0.474      1.486    213.33     0.764      1.370      1.508      1.666     118.23    0.00

     UZBEKIS     0.419      1.494      1.484      0.018    -98.80     1.504      0.215      0.028      0.028     -98.15    0.00


     _WTO    51812.720  53422.392  41057.402  38149.849     -7.08 54156.575  51562.653  51021.232  50514.839      -6.72   99.90

     _ASEAN   9780.721  10271.492   7948.467   7303.646     -8.11 10428.182   9861.991   9745.253   9626.671      -7.69   19.04

     _W HEMI  8659.767   9357.946   7143.380   6548.426     -8.33  9354.952   8940.371   8831.272   8762.993      -6.33   17.33

     _CBI     5144.218   5814.279   4463.824   4048.077     -9.31  5814.909   5515.736   5440.858   5398.532      -7.16   10.68

     _CAFTA   4726.679   5248.127   4025.362   3627.912     -9.87  5262.441   4958.039   4884.228   4850.677      -7.82    9.59

     _OECD    1553.734   1628.550   1210.856   1202.587     -0.68  1620.453   1629.616   1624.640   1620.280      -0.01    3.20

     _EU15     741.638    803.465    594.490    594.740      0.04   803.095    805.255    802.711    803.715       0.08    1.59

     _EC12     735.375    796.731    589.433    590.141      0.12   796.290    798.709    796.423    797.440       0.14    1.58

     _ANDEAN   765.733    761.835    601.087    498.406    -17.08   790.118    676.172    658.458    659.154     -16.58    1.30

     _SUB-SAH  576.628    624.408    463.497    439.742     -5.13   605.060    630.041    623.303    600.653      -0.73    1.19