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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 317:  COTTON TWILL 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      76.041     95.182     71.987     75.755      5.23    94.448    101.247    100.267     98.950       4.77  100.00

     CHINA P    28.926     31.853     24.332     23.558     -3.18    32.809     30.833     31.353     31.079      -5.27   31.41

     PAKISTN    11.215     17.329     14.644      8.425    -42.47    17.779     13.534     12.260     11.110     -37.51   11.23

     JAPAN       6.270     10.382      6.361      7.054     10.91     7.828     11.919     11.814     11.076      41.49   11.19

     CHINA T     4.593      3.534      2.769      7.257    162.04     3.728      7.682      8.016      8.022     115.16    8.11

     TURKEY      2.633      5.017      3.464      6.390     84.49     4.344      6.998      7.339      7.943      82.87    8.03

     ITALY       5.201      5.314      3.824      4.733     23.80     6.210      6.139      6.030      6.224       0.23    6.29

     MEXICO      1.078      3.282      2.393      5.266    120.06     2.818      6.137      6.203      6.155     118.40    6.22

     INDIA       3.849      4.545      3.298      4.144     25.65     4.573      5.686      5.487      5.391      17.89    5.45

     GERMANY     1.607      2.337      2.016      2.229     10.57     2.372      2.555      2.424      2.550       7.50    2.58

     CANADA      2.267      1.455      1.450      0.005    -99.64     1.930      0.303      0.017      0.011     -99.45    0.01


     _WTO       76.039     95.178     71.983     75.755      5.24    94.443    101.247    100.267     98.950       4.77  100.00

     _OECD      15.962     19.967     15.054     17.268     14.71    20.483     21.404     21.214     22.181       8.29   22.42

     _EU15       8.537     10.966      8.275      9.097      9.93    11.675     11.561     11.425     11.788       0.97   11.91

     _EC12       8.050      9.830      7.316      8.735     19.40    10.574     10.986     11.009     11.249       6.38   11.37

     _W HEMI     5.865      7.081      5.722      7.044     23.11     7.401      8.618      8.458      8.403      13.54    8.49