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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 336:  COTTON DRESSES
                                         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    1247.583   1229.271   1030.977    921.981    -10.57  1242.932   1130.692   1126.451   1120.275      -9.87  100.00

     CHINA P   625.231    543.279    441.257    398.139     -9.77   552.127    505.620    503.896    500.161      -9.41   44.65

     INDIA     208.603    207.986    188.782    156.296    -17.21   211.610    178.213    177.547    175.500     -17.06   15.67

     VIETNAM    99.575    107.839     90.944     87.738     -3.52   109.090    106.274    106.426    104.634      -4.08    9.34

     INDNSIA    77.328    107.620     97.377     79.102    -18.77   108.040     91.412     89.693     89.345     -17.30    7.98

     PHIL R     38.764     46.622     38.279     34.645     -9.49    46.746     41.856     42.046     42.988      -8.04    3.84

     ITALY      18.012     23.975     15.344     23.000     49.89    21.597     30.238     30.937     31.631      46.46    2.82

     CAMBOD     39.260     34.134     30.329     23.954    -21.02    37.775     27.170     27.761     27.760     -26.51    2.48

     SRI LKA    24.087     34.339     28.069     21.214    -24.42    32.375     28.660     27.857     27.484     -15.11    2.45

     BNGLDSH    22.503     21.186     17.795     18.598      4.52    23.223     21.513     21.847     21.990      -5.31    1.96

     PERU        9.133     12.739     10.257     10.940      6.66    12.071     13.318     13.258     13.422      11.19    1.20

     TURKEY      6.021      7.819      6.015      7.566     25.78     6.766     10.125      9.341      9.370      38.48    0.84

     THAILND     8.828      8.112      6.194      5.885     -4.98     7.943      7.758      7.837      7.803      -1.77    0.70

     MEXICO      9.513     10.541      9.838      6.662    -32.28    10.490      7.540      7.480      7.365     -29.79    0.66

     SALVADR     5.290      4.594      3.713      3.606     -2.87     5.892      4.567      4.456      4.488     -23.84    0.40

     PAKISTN     4.227      5.447      4.687      3.047    -35.00     5.507      4.481      4.154      3.806     -30.88    0.34

     GUATMAL     6.336      5.443      5.097      3.423    -32.84     5.399      3.731      3.700      3.768     -30.20    0.34

     MALAYSA     2.207      2.221      1.769      2.272     28.44     2.168      2.625      2.723      2.724      25.66    0.24

     HG KONG     2.838      2.495      1.880      1.996      6.21     2.383      2.662      2.608      2.611       9.57    0.23

     NEPAL       1.539      1.282      1.183      0.849    -28.26     1.249      0.998      0.992      0.947     -24.17    0.08

     NICARAG     2.388      1.080      0.882      0.214    -75.77     0.884      0.527      0.412      0.412     -53.43    0.04

     HONDURA     0.217      0.480      0.480      0.100    -79.14     0.482      0.079      0.100      0.100     -79.21    0.01


     _WTO     1247.112   1228.974   1030.745    921.690    -10.58  1242.533   1130.346   1126.091   1119.919      -9.87   99.97

     _ASEAN    266.137    306.605    264.929    233.795    -11.75   311.858    277.279    276.671    275.471     -11.67   24.59

     _OECD      43.046     53.314     37.341     48.288     29.32    49.330     63.015     63.258     64.261      30.27    5.74

     _EU15      29.073     38.013     25.018     35.150     40.50    34.255     46.540     47.336     48.145      40.55    4.30

     _EC12      28.948     37.949     24.959     35.064     40.49    34.188     46.457     47.255     48.055      40.56    4.29

     _W HEMI    37.537     39.029     33.433     29.177    -12.73    39.145     34.636     34.491     34.773     -11.17    3.10

     _ANDEAN    10.666     13.708     11.000     11.518      4.71    13.154     14.108     14.030     14.226       8.15    1.27

     _CBI       15.053     11.873     10.372      7.515    -27.54    12.877      9.153      8.917      9.016     -29.98    0.80

     _CAFTA     14.986     11.810     10.314      7.440    -27.86    12.814      9.076      8.838      8.937     -30.26    0.80

     _SUB-SAH    0.947      1.900      1.643      1.156    -29.63     1.853      1.369      1.333      1.413     -23.74    0.13