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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 million dollars

                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      173.170   175.823     128.257     86.638    -32.45    175.084    138.637    136.722    134.204    -23.35  100.00

    PAKISTN     32.215    38.681      29.870     18.316    -38.68     42.407     30.589     29.390     27.127    -36.03   20.21

    MEXICO      36.888    42.059      32.846     15.477    -52.88     45.571     26.945     26.539     24.689    -45.82   18.40

    INDIA       18.219    23.736      14.323     15.235      6.36     19.848     25.532     24.646     24.647     24.18   18.37

    KOR REP     34.521    25.356      15.659     14.627     -6.59     18.693     21.674     23.136     24.323     30.12   18.12

    INDNSIA     12.745    10.551       8.117      7.487     -7.76     11.731      8.987      9.081      9.921    -15.43    7.39

    THAILND      9.292     7.587       5.523      3.458    -37.39      8.388      5.577      5.606      5.522    -34.17    4.11

    EGYPT        6.135     4.255       3.761      3.460     -8.02      5.315      3.848      4.163      3.953    -25.63    2.95

    CHINA P      8.332     4.466       3.510      1.578    -55.04      4.585      2.519      2.601      2.535    -44.71    1.89

    SPAIN        0.749     1.207       0.828      1.977    138.89      1.026      1.853      2.114      2.357    129.69    1.76

    VIETNAM      7.521     9.238       7.539      0.345    -95.43      9.072      2.879      2.013      2.043    -77.48    1.52

    CANADA       1.671     1.500       1.102      0.952    -13.56      1.761      1.385      1.433      1.350    -23.32    1.01

    UZBEKIS      0.000     1.326       1.326      0.000   -100.00      1.326      0.610      0.184      0.000   -100.00    0.00


    _WTO       173.170   174.467     126.901     86.638    -31.73    173.729    138.028    136.538    134.204    -22.75  100.00

    _OECD       40.323    32.240      20.133     20.323      0.94     25.044     29.766     31.117     32.429     29.49   24.16

    _W HEMI     39.377    44.394      34.658     16.826    -51.45     48.306     28.873     28.430     26.562    -45.01   19.79

    _ASEAN      29.767    27.675      21.469     11.305    -47.35     29.564     17.622     16.837     17.510    -40.77   13.05

    _EU15        3.171     4.135       2.664      4.049     51.98      3.605      5.356      5.312      5.520     53.14    4.11

    _EC12        3.132     4.080       2.622      3.994     52.32      3.550      5.277      5.239      5.451     53.57    4.06