Major Shippers Category 201
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                                          |                                     |                             November 12, 2010
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2010 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  8/2010
   Country      2008       2009       8/2009     8/2010  % Change    8/2009     6/2010     7/2010     8/2010   % Change % Share


     WORLD     57589939  47281969   32471060   40967409     26.17  51576212   53403325   54645938   55778318       8.15  100.00

     MEXICO    24778215  16816541   11379193   13989488     22.94  19475563   18986027   19108717   19426836      -0.25   34.83

     CHINA T    9895477   7596666    4176661    7549296     80.75   7817039   10445739   10693702   10969301      40.33   19.67

     PORTUGL    2226859   3885547    3200679    3929686     22.78   3944223    4335460    4610302    4614554      17.00    8.27

     CHINA P    2448096   2321180    1537988    2552143     65.94   2335594    2985531    3136671    3335335      42.80    5.98

     C RICA     1300428   1960405    1781532    2081731     16.85   2125550    2188068    2210926    2260604       6.35    4.05

     INDIA      2111167   1795472    1207137    1327286      9.95   1927954    1850961    1909939    1915621      -0.64    3.43

     CANADA     2737506   1615779    1084205    1211324     11.72   1923484    1582076    1621867    1742898      -9.39    3.12

     VIETNAM    1847412   1802396    1440674    1222604    -15.14   1948437    1643703    1581512    1584326     -18.69    2.84

     CZECH       367655   1100918     699410    1043559     49.21    836585    1169655    1395894    1445067      72.73    2.59

     KOR REP    1092696    856832     501153     826602     64.94    915924    1071136    1175313    1182281      29.08    2.12

     THAILND     716432    506458     304685     634094    108.11    605426     733399     787882     835867      38.06    1.50

     TURKEY     1262223    706111     516153     602408     16.71    946748     853675     851919     792366     -16.31    1.42

     JAPAN      1034897    548211     358981     433748     20.83    740452     575382     592167     622978     -15.87    1.12

     N ZEAL      519820    968678     948927     600182    -36.75   1019942     599858     600133     619933     -39.22    1.11

     FRANCE      663936    468895     297898     406712     36.53    500699     539927     543562     577709      15.38    1.04

     ITALY       303207    366694     226753     373612     64.77    315114     517448     499573     513553      62.97    0.92

     GUATMAL     635382    560219     372886     296666    -20.44    580297     497515     464225     483999     -16.59    0.87

     AUSTRAL     138770    509901     509792     339059    -33.49    648252     337118     338668     339168     -47.68    0.61

     COLOMB     1219999    285246     204830     254924     24.46    552338     297414     332127     335340     -39.29    0.60

     LATVIA      222312    555500     377926     143411    -62.05    462916     406884     367147     320985     -30.66    0.58

     INDNSIA       2368    188578     104695     194633     85.90    107034     258694     244945     278516     160.21    0.50

     PHIL R      197315    263932     143973     125020    -13.16    205991     229485     252920     244979      18.93    0.44

     ISRAEL      419075    366000     366000     201540    -44.93    366000     201690     201690     201540     -44.93    0.36

     GERMANY     299330    165424     105679     104505     -1.11    235269     158953     168171     164250     -30.19    0.29

     DENMARK     224095    206549     137783      83914    -39.10    228385     162914     148515     152680     -33.15    0.27

     ROMANIA     241832    183716     119558      79556    -33.46    202317     146459     153437     143714     -28.97    0.26

     U KING      131976     70744      57939      34216    -40.94    131003      45892      45896      47021     -64.11    0.08


     _WTO      57574147  47273855   32464739   40966497     26.19  51565589   53397591   54641306   55775613       8.16  100.00

     _C,H,K,T  13437287  10774962    6215900   10930437     75.85  11069130   14503529   15006809   15489499      39.93   27.77

     _OECD     10211925  11206027    8405579    9642539     14.72  11845570   11627086   12244011   12442987       5.04   22.31

     _HK,K,T   10989191   8453782    4677912    8378294     79.10   8733536   11517998   11870138   12154164      39.17   21.79

     _EU15      3971064   5306966    4127097    4999512     21.14   5506736    5867314    6119784    6179381      12.21   11.08

     _EC12      3930144   5273124    4104402    4975670     21.23   5470541    5826772    6084901    6144392      12.32   11.02

     _ASEAN     2790542   2797826    2010901    2209609      9.88   2884855    2919388    2920703    2996534       3.87    5.37

     _CBI       1962433   2626461    2229853    2421379      8.59   2788374    2762817    2755857    2817987       1.06    5.05

     _CAFTA     1962433   2626461    2229853    2409029      8.04   2788374    2762817    2743507    2805637       0.62    5.03

     _ANDEAN    1352148    352593     230130     326263     41.77    611652     362148     433687     448726     -26.64    0.80