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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |   By Merged-Category, 10/2012 Data  |
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                                         Category 300/301 :  COTTON YARNS
                                                      Data in million dollars

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date                        Year-Endings                      YE 10/2012
   Country      2010       2011      10/2011    10/2012  % Change    10/2011     8/2012     9/2012    10/2012  % Change % Share

    WORLD      173.170   175.823     154.132    103.734    -32.70    177.155    134.204    129.725    125.425    -29.20  100.00

    PAKISTN     32.215    38.681      35.378     20.565    -41.87     41.078     27.127     25.483     23.868    -41.90   19.03

    INDIA       18.219    23.736      18.722     17.793     -4.96     21.523     24.647     23.659     22.807      5.97   18.18

    MEXICO      36.888    42.059      38.680     18.942    -51.03     44.663     24.689     23.173     22.320    -50.02   17.80

    KOR REP     34.521    25.356      21.422     17.471    -18.45     23.166     24.323     22.880     21.404     -7.61   17.07

    INDNSIA     12.745    10.551       9.227      8.827     -4.33     10.586      9.921     10.081     10.151     -4.10    8.09

    THAILND      9.292     7.587       6.234      4.481    -28.13      7.951      5.522      5.827      5.834    -26.63    4.65

    EGYPT        6.135     4.255       4.083      4.396      7.66      5.069      3.953      4.232      4.568     -9.89    3.64

    CHINA P      8.332     4.466       3.817      2.049    -46.30      4.580      2.535      2.625      2.699    -41.06    2.15

    VIETNAM      7.521     9.238       8.091      1.506    -81.39      8.944      2.043      2.492      2.653    -70.34    2.12

    SPAIN        0.749     1.207       0.987      2.169    119.68      1.100      2.357      2.357      2.389    117.11    1.90

    CANADA       1.671     1.500       1.298      1.234     -4.95      1.471      1.350      1.356      1.435     -2.44    1.14

    UZBEKIS      0.000     1.326       1.326      0.000   -100.00      1.326      0.000      0.000      0.000   -100.00    0.00


    _WTO       173.170   174.467     152.776    103.734    -32.10    175.799    134.204    129.725    125.425    -28.65  100.00

    _OECD       40.323    32.240      27.052     24.092    -10.94     29.540     32.429     30.803     29.280     -0.88   23.34

    _W HEMI     39.377    44.394      40.761     20.595    -49.47     47.108     26.562     25.050     24.229    -48.57   19.32

    _ASEAN      29.767    27.675      23.842     14.830    -37.80     27.856     17.510     18.424     18.662    -33.00   14.88

    _EU15        3.171     4.135       3.372      4.570     35.51      3.882      5.520      5.470      5.333     37.38    4.25

    _EC12        3.132     4.080       3.327      4.509     35.50      3.833      5.451      5.398      5.261     37.26    4.19