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                                          |                                     |                                 June 28, 2013
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  5/2013 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  5/2013
   Country      2011       2012       5/2012     5/2013  % Change    5/2012     3/2013     4/2013     5/2013   % Change % Share


     WORLD     68046550  66976503   32113383   30373777     -5.42  68756907   65298875   64977208   65236897      -5.12  100.00

     MEXICO    19022518  18484860    7750009    8285486      6.91  18345957   18866777   19015852   19020337       3.68   29.16

     CHINA T   17857439  16199347    7912400    4159164    -47.43  19459073   12956693   11894631   12446111     -36.04   19.08

     PORTUGL    6513739   7985094    5472124    6967551     27.33   7109806    9531140    9780227    9480521      33.34   14.53

     CHINA P    5225193   6097872    2272140    2449469      7.80   5876750    6225819    6316619    6275201       6.78    9.62

     INDIA      1866344   2498608     897982    1111724     23.80   2046614    2712198    2816583    2712350      32.53    4.16

     CANADA     2233685   2068554     847331     675463    -20.28   2070896    1786611    1870441    1896686      -8.41    2.91

     VIETNAM    1739119   1949375     918219     665535    -27.52   1896012    1766857    1685728    1696691     -10.51    2.60

     KOR REP    1440255   1304059     475238     439524     -7.51   1338230    1254803    1228565    1268345      -5.22    1.94

     INDNSIA     215524    424721      62499     766080   1125.75     99584     866979     961968    1128302    1033.02    1.73

     GUATMAL     471989   1254039     706191     564971    -20.00    918709    1190249    1171023    1112819      21.13    1.71

     JAPAN       804067   1047569     443409     462679      4.35    957148    1007518    1108738    1066839      11.46    1.64

     PHIL R      117003    864511     357477     430000     20.29    461084     924031     862349     937034     103.22    1.44

     FRANCE      546924    626409     207620     356413     71.67    527702     697438     764259     775202      46.90    1.19

     THAILND    1268025    977120     487730     238832    -51.03   1253790     806439     770621     728222     -41.92    1.12

     N ZEAL      711063    609679     455774     558991     22.65    558333     812082     762550     712896      27.68    1.09

     ITALY       594715    654270     306524     287676     -6.15    657906     649810     653045     635422      -3.42    0.97

     C RICA     1915502   1329351    1143602     438878    -61.62   1533666     750866     687605     624627     -59.27    0.96

     TURKEY      890472    464550     249726     258350      3.45    670303     450890     494049     473174     -29.41    0.73

     COLOMB      323778    373444     169435     131955    -22.12    373143     339669     328451     335964      -9.96    0.51

     AUSTRAL     151376    121033     101956     316071    210.01    102380     190291     248329     335148     227.36    0.51

     ISRAEL      223362    255808     215460     217966      1.16    218952     259850     239900     258314      17.98    0.40

     CZECH       323900    262796     131723      80553    -38.85    332780     205322     193647     211626     -36.41    0.32

     BRAZIL       56288     76459      31492     120597    282.94     63330      64142     161360     165564     161.43    0.25

     ROMANIA     108500    170248      66297      47967    -27.65    146579     148123     143918     151918       3.64    0.23

     HONDURA      91762    109811      33230      73709    121.81     89941     148169     145745     150290      67.10    0.23

     GERMANY     196051    179028     108586      31955    -70.57    202972     110998     112490     102397     -49.55    0.16

     LATVIA      142843    120644      63369      30511    -51.85    159228      96041      87786      87786     -44.87    0.13

     ARAB EM    2490808     28847      27992       8073    -71.16    810435       6417       6143       8928     -98.90    0.01


     _WTO      68045732  66976503   32113383   30373777     -5.42  68756907   65298875   64977208   65236897      -5.12  100.00

     _W HEMI   24189794  23761783   10726545   10319311     -3.80  23496553   23201512   23441550   23354549      -0.60   35.80

     _NAFTA    21256203  20553414    8597340    8960949      4.23  20416853   20653388   20886293   20917023       2.45   32.06

     _OECD     13975655  14548248    8478654   10113991     19.29  13882232   16005257   16408378   16183585      16.58   24.81

     _EU        8780419  10277222    6481217    7944381     22.58   9427978   11756194   12041462   11740386      24.53   18.00

     _ASEAN     3367071   4247655    1837453    2102446     14.42   3738584    4390482    4305668    4512648      20.70    6.92

     _CAFTA     2479503   2694999    1884821    1077558    -42.83   2544304    2089384    2004373    1887736     -25.81    2.89