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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  31:  COTTON APPAREL 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   43328.752  44702.201  34461.984  31689.191     -8.05 45471.820  42879.297  42379.084  41929.409      -7.79  100.00

     CHINA P 14702.436  14223.365  10769.936   9979.142     -7.34 14580.989  13731.960  13584.868  13432.571      -7.88   32.04

     VIETNAM  3533.813   3663.430   2813.525   2702.972     -3.93  3729.704   3610.503   3590.088   3552.877      -4.74    8.47

     BNGLDSH  3134.534   3498.786   2799.458   2759.043     -1.44  3597.643   3487.609   3442.504   3458.372      -3.87    8.25

     INDNSIA  2738.177   2978.887   2346.320   2112.007     -9.99  2980.305   2838.787   2799.780   2744.575      -7.91    6.55

     MEXICO   2348.303   2468.729   1833.093   1793.636     -2.15  2421.124   2468.788   2453.933   2429.271       0.34    5.79

     INDIA    2627.212   2669.226   2188.520   1783.680    -18.50  2775.999   2340.335   2303.287   2264.387     -18.43    5.40

     CAMBOD   1688.316   1805.983   1360.695   1263.314     -7.16  1828.293   1751.150   1718.544   1708.602      -6.55    4.07

     HONDURA  1558.769   1698.603   1301.308   1109.972    -14.70  1718.568   1543.394   1514.811   1507.267     -12.30    3.59

     PAKISTN  1420.703   1547.229   1236.668   1032.377    -16.52  1610.782   1380.956   1372.075   1342.938     -16.63    3.20

     SALVADR  1139.990   1187.260    918.459    889.043     -3.20  1234.368   1145.102   1150.143   1157.843      -6.20    2.76

     NICARAG   764.334   1032.261    767.753    724.279     -5.66   972.892   1040.937   1007.751    988.787       1.63    2.36

     SRI LKA   794.141    866.927    659.526    633.664     -3.92   864.404    864.347    857.542    841.066      -2.70    2.01

     GUATMAL   827.847    883.299    698.284    589.637    -15.56   887.392    795.587    782.459    774.653     -12.70    1.85

     EGYPT     625.708    611.798    481.007    434.364     -9.70   628.524    571.882    570.916    565.155     -10.08    1.35

     HAITI     415.364    563.825    436.803    418.137     -4.27   550.366    554.962    553.882    545.159      -0.95    1.30

     PERU      588.413    614.157    483.203    395.171    -18.22   627.929    540.106    524.219    526.126     -16.21    1.25

     THAILND   714.525    629.937    497.557    385.275    -22.57   686.907    540.333    529.961    517.654     -24.64    1.23

     PHIL R    519.435    549.263    441.265    388.818    -11.89   563.691    508.673    498.822    496.817     -11.86    1.18

     MALAYSA   314.044    346.967    259.440    234.278     -9.70   342.409    330.121    322.219    321.805      -6.02    0.77

     JORDAN    352.411    316.138    244.542    230.947     -5.56   325.101    315.103    311.916    302.543      -6.94    0.72

     DOM REP   309.714    317.116    242.901    217.893    -10.30   323.743    302.708    298.396    292.108      -9.77    0.70

     ITALY     255.574    286.621    209.540    201.378     -3.90   279.276    284.317    280.243    278.460      -0.29    0.66

     TURKEY    174.418    187.097    143.177    161.055     12.49   184.021    209.213    205.557    204.975      11.39    0.49

     LESOTHO   204.387    204.401    146.167    136.232     -6.80   194.499    203.138    199.612    194.467      -0.02    0.46

     KENYA     166.487    188.479    141.575    130.255     -8.00   190.501    190.173    186.198    177.159      -7.00    0.42

     MAURIT    114.231    149.159    108.570    118.977      9.59   140.677    162.829    167.620    159.566      13.43    0.38

     C RICA    106.116    110.569     82.357     83.727      1.66   106.023    112.476    112.545    111.939       5.58    0.27

     KOR REP   125.293    111.177     83.519     74.729    -10.52   111.062    105.097    102.081    102.387      -7.81    0.24

     COLOMB    142.292    105.877     83.959     79.429     -5.40   119.106    101.751    102.253    101.347     -14.91    0.24

     CHINA T   113.699    103.716     80.667     64.303    -20.29   109.263     92.492     89.841     87.352     -20.05    0.21

     CANADA     79.210     78.856     59.475     57.264     -3.72    77.583     76.783     76.733     76.645      -1.21    0.18

     HG KONG   120.802     92.162     73.763     51.506    -30.17   101.883     71.836     70.618     69.905     -31.39    0.17

     TUNISIA    41.783     51.399     37.074     45.615     23.04    48.669     59.497     60.241     59.941      23.16    0.14

     BAHRAIN    48.365     48.244     34.814     43.073     23.73    45.572     52.907     53.669     56.504      23.99    0.13

     PORTUGL    39.810     50.283     37.814     40.151      6.18    48.454     52.786     53.276     52.620       8.60    0.13

     ROMANIA    28.543     39.382     27.089     35.574     31.32    34.551     47.606     47.408     47.867      38.54    0.11

     MACAU      65.714     44.731     34.309     26.435    -22.95    48.766     38.876     37.628     36.857     -24.42    0.09

     MOROC      26.953     30.307     25.199     29.595     17.45    29.236     35.314     35.049     34.704      18.70    0.08

     SWAZLND    44.231     36.605     30.419     23.393    -23.10    36.081     31.531     29.553     29.580     -18.02    0.07

     MADAGAS    34.659     30.134     23.393     22.803     -2.52    27.699     30.789     29.023     29.544       6.66    0.07

     LAOS       30.511     31.289     25.985      6.872    -73.55    34.902     17.767     15.336     12.176     -65.11    0.03

     ARAB EM    23.268     15.317     12.984      7.217    -44.41    15.742     10.200      9.829      9.550     -39.33    0.02

     NEPAL       7.989      8.260      6.702      7.018      4.71     8.104      8.630      8.296      8.575       5.81    0.02

     TURKMEN     8.959      8.795      7.518      2.410    -67.95     9.226      5.048      4.183      3.687     -60.04    0.01

     SYRIA       2.172      3.406      2.866      2.249    -21.52     3.307      3.042      3.040      2.789     -15.66    0.01


     _WTO    43283.561  44651.898  34420.817  31670.806     -7.99 45418.475  42844.673  42347.608  41901.887      -7.74   99.93

     _ASEAN   9543.583  10009.492   7747.666   7096.898     -8.40 10170.728   9601.343   9478.912   9358.724      -7.98   22.32

     _W HEMI  8298.046   9076.136   6919.636   6367.541     -7.98  9054.998   8696.378   8590.116   8524.041      -5.86   20.33

     _CBI     5124.250   5795.151   4449.421   4034.666     -9.32  5795.319   5497.815   5422.639   5380.396      -7.16   12.83

     _CAFTA   4706.770   5229.108   4011.062   3614.551     -9.89  5242.986   4940.204   4866.105   4832.597      -7.83   11.53

     _OECD     784.577    827.764    618.600    622.976      0.71   817.907    845.133    835.340    832.140       1.74    1.98

     _ANDEAN   735.507    726.408    572.718    477.550    -16.62   753.820    646.340    630.319    631.240     -16.26    1.51

     _SUB-SAH  574.694    622.829    462.441    437.911     -5.30   603.566    627.511    620.901    598.299      -0.87    1.43

     _EU15     370.602    420.055    308.532    314.829      2.04   407.998    431.749    428.560    426.352       4.50    1.02

     _EC12     368.937    418.289    307.193    313.138      1.94   406.324    429.729    426.496    424.235       4.41    1.01