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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 342:  COTTON SKIRTS
                                         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     498.200    503.750    424.189    438.263      3.32   491.954    522.179    519.992    517.824       5.26  100.00

     CHINA P   210.938    190.461    154.220    157.197      1.93   185.190    196.640    194.446    193.439       4.45   37.36

     INDIA      77.403     93.378     84.311     74.613    -11.50    89.202     83.299     83.790     83.679      -6.19   16.16

     INDNSIA    46.380     54.216     47.281     55.867     18.16    53.680     64.467     63.668     62.802      16.99   12.13

     VIETNAM    45.916     45.610     39.371     44.775     13.72    46.234     48.710     50.774     51.014      10.34    9.85

     BNGLDSH    27.124     31.718     26.579     29.945     12.66    31.215     35.077     34.506     35.084      12.39    6.78

     CAMBOD     19.998     16.003     13.570     16.725     23.25    15.833     19.944     19.684     19.157      21.00    3.70

     SRI LKA    15.345     11.428      9.479     12.034     26.95    11.582     14.128     14.036     13.982      20.72    2.70

     PHIL R      9.955     11.504      9.847      9.790     -0.59    11.557     11.313     11.654     11.447      -0.96    2.21

     ITALY       4.642      6.230      4.020      4.401      9.46     5.486      6.595      6.581      6.611      20.50    1.28

     THAILND     4.850      4.869      4.013      3.452    -13.98     4.591      4.498      4.484      4.308      -6.16    0.83

     PAKISTN     2.204      2.190      1.708      2.965     73.59     2.009      3.506      3.416      3.448      71.64    0.67

     TURKEY      2.034      2.508      1.721      2.339     35.92     1.920      3.164      3.083      3.126      62.87    0.60

     MEXICO      4.966      4.686      4.261      2.034    -52.26     5.038      2.735      2.542      2.459     -51.19    0.47

     MALAYSA     1.601      3.417      2.494      1.395    -44.05     2.672      2.376      2.240      2.319     -13.23    0.45

     BAHRAIN     0.185      0.526      0.000      1.327       *       0.000      1.853      1.853      1.853        *      0.36

     NICARAG     1.160      2.028      2.023      1.687    -16.62     2.036      1.855      1.693      1.692     -16.91    0.33

     GUATMAL     1.420      2.581      2.467      1.465    -40.60     2.590      1.484      1.445      1.580     -39.00    0.31

     SALVADR     0.766      0.994      0.566      1.080     90.69     0.713      1.502      1.500      1.507     111.28    0.29

     CANADA      2.014      1.289      1.215      1.134     -6.66     1.531      1.263      1.231      1.208     -21.09    0.23

     KENYA       1.089      1.224      1.197      1.067    -10.91     1.276      1.094      1.094      1.094     -14.27    0.21

     HG KONG     0.997      1.039      0.776      0.775     -0.09     0.962      1.185      1.088      1.038       7.86    0.20

     MADAGAS     0.007      0.416      0.375      0.709     88.81     0.375      0.730      0.730      0.749      99.55    0.14

     CHINA T     1.679      0.821      0.641      0.560    -12.68     0.798      0.811      0.788      0.740      -7.30    0.14

     HONDURA     0.377      0.530      0.496      0.660     33.03     0.693      0.696      0.694      0.693       0.01    0.13

     EGYPT       2.631      1.097      1.081      0.665    -38.48     1.537      0.514      0.662      0.681     -55.70    0.13

     B VIRGN     0.003      0.000      0.000      0.666       *       0.000      0.666      0.666      0.666        *      0.13

     SWAZLND     0.024      0.144      0.000      0.341       *       0.000      0.484      0.484      0.484        *      0.09

     ARAB EM     0.691      0.718      0.548      0.206    -62.37     0.641      0.427      0.436      0.376     -41.29    0.07

     LAOS        0.190      0.384      0.377      0.004    -98.85     0.559      0.011      0.011      0.011     -98.01    0.00


     _WTO      497.942    503.291    423.746    437.536      3.25   491.321    521.432    519.247    517.080       5.24   99.86

     _ASEAN    128.910    136.021    116.954    132.017     12.88   135.127    151.336    152.532    151.084      11.81   29.18

     _OECD      13.623     14.192     10.261     10.410      1.45    13.723     14.560     14.338     14.341       4.51    2.77

     _W HEMI    12.447     13.939     12.529     10.520    -16.04    14.421     12.437     11.876     11.930     -17.28    2.30

     _EU15       7.832      8.862      6.012      6.346      5.56     8.293      9.316      9.207      9.196      10.89    1.78

     _EC12       7.752      8.838      5.995      6.335      5.67     8.267      9.300      9.190      9.178      11.03    1.77

     _CBI        3.940      6.266      5.647      5.719      1.27     6.170      6.428      6.226      6.338       2.73    1.22

     _CAFTA      3.909      6.258      5.640      5.046    -10.52     6.151      5.754      5.552      5.664      -7.91    1.09

     _SUB-SAH    1.863      2.277      1.946      2.778     42.73     2.042      3.105      3.129      3.109      52.25    0.60

     _ANDEAN     1.507      1.458      1.195      1.557     30.26     1.470      1.774      1.773      1.819      23.80    0.35