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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 363:  COTTON TERRY / OTHER PILE TOWELS
                                         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    1406.419   1427.754   1102.688   1121.247      1.68  1437.367   1441.940   1446.483   1446.314       0.62  100.00

     INDIA     429.228    494.176    367.551    411.775     12.03   480.843    534.370    541.454    538.399      11.97   37.23

     CHINA P   375.926    354.612    279.633    298.302      6.68   362.216    370.505    370.340    373.280       3.05   25.81

     PAKISTN   319.063    348.014    271.445    242.805    -10.55   347.232    323.167    320.645    319.374      -8.02   22.08

     BNGLDSH    46.457     60.643     47.316     45.534     -3.77    61.585     59.126     58.437     58.861      -4.42    4.07

     TURKEY     43.264     46.086     35.970     35.480     -1.36    44.430     44.332     45.437     45.596       2.62    3.15

     COLOMB     17.462     22.554     18.244     13.237    -27.45    22.715     18.856     17.633     17.547     -22.75    1.21

     JORDAN      2.109      5.464      3.859     12.085    213.15     4.949     10.962     12.381     13.690     176.63    0.95

     CANADA      8.859      9.245      7.011     10.457     49.16     9.264     11.238     11.843     12.691      36.99    0.88

     EGYPT      17.695     15.896     12.625      9.327    -26.13    16.291     12.954     12.774     12.597     -22.67    0.87

     ISRAEL     26.969     21.810     19.422      8.760    -54.90    25.013     12.063     11.245     11.149     -55.43    0.77

     THAILND    18.665     11.553      9.401      7.112    -24.35    14.441     10.518     10.199      9.264     -35.85    0.64

     SALVADR     9.080      8.724      7.054      5.586    -20.81     9.695      6.926      7.122      7.256     -25.16    0.50

     BRAZIL     70.103      7.965      6.731      4.877    -27.54    17.227      6.454      6.427      6.112     -64.52    0.42

     VIETNAM     6.510      5.591      5.063      1.891    -62.65     6.478      2.763      2.368      2.419     -62.65    0.17


     _WTO     1406.383   1427.743   1102.680   1121.133      1.67  1437.336   1441.818   1446.365   1446.196       0.62   99.99

     _OECD      61.377     65.087     50.487     55.488      9.91    63.259     66.874     68.738     70.088      10.80    4.85

     _W HEMI   110.032     52.945     42.064     37.144    -11.70    62.843     48.148     47.945     48.026     -23.58    3.32

     _ANDEAN    17.871     23.074     18.738     13.944    -25.58    23.234     19.589     18.373     18.280     -21.32    1.26

     _ASEAN     25.613     17.738     14.803      9.050    -38.87    21.693     13.613     12.899     11.985     -44.75    0.83

     _CBI        9.623      9.860      7.469      6.278    -15.96    10.247      8.414      8.597      8.668     -15.41    0.60

     _CAFTA      9.604      9.842      7.452      6.275    -15.79    10.213      8.413      8.595      8.666     -15.14    0.60