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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 313:  COTTON SHEETING 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     259.176    311.774    229.878    239.636      4.25   298.411    326.812    325.153    321.533       7.75  100.00

     KOR REP    92.874    109.380     81.412     87.491      7.47   104.681    116.918    117.077    115.459      10.30   35.91

     CHINA P    80.241     92.381     65.222     67.551      3.57    87.723     95.459     95.722     94.711       7.97   29.46

     PAKISTN    30.417     47.448     34.724     36.449      4.97    43.164     51.522     49.714     49.173      13.92   15.29

     JAPAN      23.475     23.356     17.941     20.086     11.95    23.440     24.830     25.403     25.500       8.79    7.93

     INDNSIA    13.536     14.583     11.489     11.475     -0.13    14.989     15.136     15.222     14.568      -2.81    4.53

     INDIA       4.529      6.403      4.810      4.019    -16.44     5.839      6.059      5.798      5.613      -3.88    1.75

     THAILND     4.940      5.081      4.013      3.769     -6.09     5.718      4.536      4.790      4.836     -15.42    1.50

     GERMANY     2.261      3.888      2.997      3.073      2.56     3.678      4.169      3.987      3.964       7.79    1.23

     TURKEY      1.248      1.452      1.135      1.397     23.08     1.521      1.414      1.399      1.714      12.67    0.53

     CHINA T     0.842      0.473      0.434      0.329    -24.22     0.608      0.408      0.372      0.368     -39.50    0.11


     _WTO      258.776    311.545    229.722    239.629      4.31   298.251    326.726    325.068    321.452       7.78   99.97

     _OECD      99.470    119.355     89.178     95.016      6.55   114.590    126.500    126.496    125.193       9.25   38.94

     _ASEAN     18.626     20.069     15.899     15.263     -4.00    21.122     19.802     20.065     19.433      -7.99    6.04

     _EU15       5.120      8.186      6.373      5.755     -9.70     8.056      7.756      7.588      7.568      -6.06    2.35

     _EC12       5.078      8.175      6.366      5.732     -9.97     8.045      7.734      7.564      7.540      -6.27    2.35