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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 617:  MMF TWILL AND SATEEN 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      27.620     25.225     19.210     22.470     16.97    26.969     28.607     27.886     28.485       5.62  100.00

     CHINA P    10.534     10.683      8.150      6.754    -17.14    10.774      9.833      9.030      9.286     -13.81   32.60

     CHINA T     1.295      1.852      1.180      5.691    382.46     1.687      5.699      6.231      6.363     277.28   22.34

     PAKISTN     2.292      3.094      2.317      3.977     71.64     2.710      4.902      4.545      4.755      75.43   16.69

     BAHRAIN     2.690      0.838      0.838      0.686    -18.15     1.105      0.686      0.686      0.686     -37.88    2.41

     CANADA      3.224      3.044      2.918      0.378    -87.03     3.608      1.117      0.559      0.505     -86.01    1.77


     _WTO       27.605     25.209     19.210     22.470     16.97    26.969     28.591     27.870     28.469       5.56   99.94

     _OECD       7.280      4.540      3.952      1.910    -51.67     6.822      3.177      2.559      2.498     -63.38    8.77

     _W HEMI     3.979      4.782      4.058      0.859    -78.83     5.058      2.151      1.713      1.583     -68.71    5.56