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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category,  8/2012 Data  |
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                                         Category 300/301 :  COTTON YARNS
                                                      Data in KG.,  8.50 M2 per KG.

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE  8/2012
   Country      2010       2011       8/2011     8/2012  % Change     8/2011     6/2012     7/2012     8/2012  % Change % Share

    WORLD     49548524  37560125    25428811   23415936     -7.92   37715329   35328613   35613643   35547250     -5.75  100.00

    INDIA      5416196   5642889     2957679    5228357     76.77    4620489    7881502    7935035    7913567     71.27   22.26

    PAKISTN   11099738   9280678     6955798    5049691    -27.40   10829791    8101535    7872767    7374571    -31.90   20.75

    KOR REP   10034122   5755658     2974055    4283100     44.02    3769252    6134944    6680228    7064703     87.43   19.87

    MEXICO     9247088   7492631     5828085    3461381    -40.61    8668049    5353838    5365065    5125927    -40.86   14.42

    INDNSIA    4175452   2641572     1824117    2550651     39.83    2891004    2887923    3024780    3368106     16.50    9.48

    THAILND    2757585   1613180     1056605     883319    -16.40    1819857    1434164    1447562    1439894    -20.88    4.05

    VIETNAM    2392967   2307670     1638391     113788    -93.05    2086737    1009225     763784     783067    -62.47    2.20

    SPAIN       220714    361227      259524     543666    109.49     315409     508095     581978     645369    104.61    1.82

    EGYPT      1101797    529081      463728     471136      1.60     715005     489893     540439     536489    -24.97    1.51

    CHINA P    2054620    813209      607395     320272    -47.27     828301     537677     536526     526086    -36.49    1.48

    CANADA      259007    185542      145690      99892    -31.44     247143     150077     155466     139744    -43.46    0.39

    UZBEKIS          0    307691      307691          0   -100.00     307691     165083      53252          0   -100.00    0.00


    _WTO      49548524  37244742    25113428   23415936     -6.76   37399946   35163530   35560391   35547250     -4.95  100.00

    _OECD     10887397   6635307     3578498    5145318     43.78    4635169    7197441    7774494    8202127     76.95   23.07

    _ASEAN     9388003   6620971     4575399    3552074    -22.37    6875894    5369235    5263213    5597646    -18.59   15.75

    _W HEMI    9750789   7805155     6075994    3609454    -40.59    9068903    5573395    5595747    5338615    -41.13   15.02

    _EU15       416910    563648      402679     655543     62.80     519169     723784     758355     816512     57.27    2.30

    _EC12       415440    562001      401412     653793     62.87     517512     721271     756019     814382     57.36    2.29