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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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    2887.488   2774.341   1857.740   1921.806      3.45  2749.675   2816.469   2818.912   2838.407       3.23  100.00

     CHINA P   448.618    563.493    348.866    365.314      4.71   506.971    588.073    582.502    579.941      14.39   20.43

     MEXICO    359.681    329.142    234.165    242.185      3.42   352.411    330.450    333.785    337.161      -4.33   11.88

     CANADA    438.158    385.983    271.392    201.178    -25.87   421.543    325.569    318.924    315.768     -25.09   11.12

     KOR REP   312.963    245.629    154.746    212.001     37.00   223.199    280.364    296.497    302.885      35.70   10.67

     INDNSIA   286.301    251.086    171.463    196.805     14.78   244.936    264.664    264.871    276.429      12.86    9.74

     INDIA     169.692    169.456    107.447    146.082     35.96   152.398    203.321    206.555    208.091      36.54    7.33

     CHINA T   147.167    157.628     95.807    120.537     25.81   153.697    183.263    182.762    182.358      18.65    6.42

     TURKEY     84.738     92.221     57.060     73.327     28.51    87.178    102.362    105.909    108.488      24.44    3.82

     PAKISTN    97.603     80.694     60.303     44.546    -26.13    93.513     71.078     69.164     64.937     -30.56    2.29

     GERMANY    53.125     50.111     33.837     35.697      5.50    49.294     52.185     50.755     51.971       5.43    1.83

     PORTUGL    29.384     43.124     36.168     42.529     17.59    39.074     47.334     48.431     49.485      26.64    1.74

     VIETNAM    58.106     50.864     32.444     25.387    -21.75    46.213     46.180     44.183     43.807      -5.21    1.54

     LATVIA     36.193     35.366     21.468     27.251     26.94    33.964     36.917     39.328     41.149      21.15    1.45

     THAILND    87.138     60.993     43.700     23.413    -46.42    69.444     46.156     43.412     40.707     -41.38    1.43

     MALAYSA    30.387     29.315     22.529     23.166      2.83    34.226     28.588     29.120     29.952     -12.49    1.06

     ITALY      33.914     30.735     21.835     15.538    -28.84    31.438     27.853     26.172     24.438     -22.27    0.86

     JAPAN      22.231     19.354     13.261     12.405     -6.45    20.334     18.555     17.511     18.499      -9.02    0.65

     SPAIN       8.220      9.959      7.272     10.988     51.11     9.654     12.177     12.907     13.676      41.66    0.48

     SLOVAK     13.411     13.982      9.371      6.355    -32.18    14.355      9.565      9.886     10.966     -23.60    0.39

     ISRAEL     13.013     10.910      7.710      7.369     -4.42    11.513     11.898     10.316     10.569      -8.19    0.37

     EGYPT      15.060      9.697      7.358      7.912      7.52    12.028      8.901      9.153     10.251     -14.78    0.36

     PHIL R      5.552      5.870      3.771      6.983     85.18     5.883      8.676      9.128      9.082      54.37    0.32

     FRANCE      8.232      7.200      5.027      6.828     35.82     7.803      9.093      9.288      9.001      15.35    0.32

     C RICA     15.021     12.466     11.444      7.826    -31.61    12.930      9.992      9.149      8.849     -31.57    0.31

     N ZEAL      8.613      9.317      7.455      6.507    -12.72     9.418      8.784      8.108      8.369     -11.14    0.29

     S ARAB      3.716      0.950      0.532      7.827   1372.48     3.228      4.217      6.638      8.245     155.44    0.29

     GUATMAL     2.505      3.100      2.293      6.585    187.16     2.867      6.598      6.671      7.392     157.80    0.26

     U KING      7.587      7.507      4.259      4.039     -5.15     5.765      7.749      6.986      7.287      26.42    0.26

     AUSTRAL     9.533      8.556      5.855      4.521    -22.79     7.826      7.955      7.545      7.221      -7.73    0.25

     RUSSIA      0.007      2.990      0.059      3.468   5819.78     0.059      6.063      6.063      6.399   10822.31    0.23

     CZECH       7.693      2.958      2.046      3.356     64.03     2.602      4.332      4.579      4.268      64.03    0.15

     BELGIUM     4.912      4.632      3.028      2.455    -18.93     4.835      3.966      3.954      4.059     -16.07    0.14

     PERU        4.266      3.610      2.490      2.605      4.60     3.818      3.796      3.686      3.725      -2.43    0.13

     ROMANIA     5.692      3.219      2.489      2.926     17.59     4.086      3.990      4.014      3.656     -10.53    0.13

     COLOMB      2.458      2.210      1.362      2.752    102.03     2.148      2.922      3.291      3.600      67.55    0.13

     SWEDEN      0.086      3.163      0.519      0.952     83.35     0.545      3.261      3.438      3.596     560.43    0.13

     ARAB EM     8.545     16.190     13.128      0.192    -98.54    21.636      5.156      4.195      3.254     -84.96    0.11

     HONDURA     2.332      2.432      1.723      1.447    -16.03     2.587      2.230      2.017      2.155     -16.70    0.08

     NETHLDS     3.753      3.281      2.428      1.169    -51.86     3.052      1.905      2.047      2.022     -33.74    0.07

     SLOVENI     2.278      1.921      1.450      1.294    -10.75     1.970      1.899      1.870      1.765     -10.44    0.06

     POLAND      1.563      1.659      1.381      1.210    -12.37     1.729      1.494      1.260      1.489     -13.91    0.05

     AUSTRIA     1.779      1.425      0.918      0.947      3.23     1.747      1.358      1.309      1.455     -16.74    0.05

     BELARUS    22.072     18.350     17.241      0.000   -100.00    23.526      5.267      1.864      1.109     -95.28    0.04

     HG KONG     1.533      1.069      1.016      0.211    -79.24     1.747      0.350      0.322      0.264     -84.89    0.01

     UZBEKIS     0.000      2.617      2.617      0.000   -100.00     2.617      1.405      0.454      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     2865.350   2753.245   1837.753   1921.805      4.57  2723.336   2809.793   2816.590   2837.296       4.18   99.96

     _OECD    1018.832    910.574    617.177    625.202      1.30   910.162    901.154    911.508    918.598       0.93   32.36

     _W HEMI   829.449    741.063    526.316    466.300    -11.40   800.385    683.758    679.771    681.047     -14.91   23.99

     _ASEAN    468.614    398.857    274.412    275.764      0.49   401.604    394.650    391.100    400.210      -0.35   14.10

     _EU15     152.107    161.595    115.624    121.441      5.03   153.882    167.287    165.723    167.412       8.79    5.90

     _EC12     150.240    157.006    114.187    119.495      4.65   151.590    162.668    160.944    162.315       7.07    5.72

     _CBI       22.156     18.583     15.830     16.753      5.83    18.892     19.717     18.838     19.506       3.25    0.69

     _CAFTA     22.075     18.579     15.826     16.753      5.86    18.888     19.717     18.838     19.506       3.27    0.69

     _ANDEAN     6.782      5.907      3.903      5.381     37.87     6.039      6.801      7.060      7.385      22.28    0.26