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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 300:  CARDED COTTON YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     22210795  17678716   12786505   10721108    -16.15  19947598   16828407   16375386   15613319     -21.73  100.00

     PAKISTN    9558931   7997733    6171685    4469063    -27.59   9486053    7014195    6826320    6295111     -33.64   40.32

     MEXICO     4536040   5080405    3763019    2368740    -37.05   5212846    4047713    3942415    3686126     -29.29   23.61

     INDIA      2715122   2267813    1245423    2321947     86.44   2237038    3412646    3401695    3344337      49.50   21.42

     SPAIN       220704    361223     259520     543476    109.42    315405     507905     581788     645179     104.56    4.13

     INDNSIA    1132253    293501     205026     489775    138.88    410913     505857     458710     578250      40.72    3.70

     THAILND     751020    242179      65777      88391     34.38    353371     275152     273601     264793     -25.07    1.70

     CHINA P     693212    325059     258575     101553    -60.73    378373     206053     179434     168037     -55.59    1.08

     KOR REP    1226662    242512     161281      51574    -68.02    610558     134304     134304     132805     -78.25    0.85

     TURKEY       92165     45280        165      62053  37507.88     27536     107168     107168     107168     289.19    0.69

     CANADA      116148    108731      84824      62563    -26.24    141668      90903      96657      86470     -38.96    0.55

     VIETNAM     636855    116120      36288        912    -97.49    112131     116392      80512      80744     -27.99    0.52

     HONDURA      97871     79501      59731      13000    -78.24     99488      40754      40754      32770     -67.06    0.21

     UZBEKIS          0    307691     307691          0   -100.00    307691     165083      53252          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      22210795  17363333   12471122   10721108    -14.03  19632215   16663324   16322134   15613319     -20.47  100.00

     _W HEMI    4878882   5285326    3919851    2464673    -37.12   5469829    4199650    4098847    3830148     -29.98   24.53

     _OECD      1795548    899545     609258     785216     28.88   1243693     970092    1030318    1075503     -13.52    6.89

     _ASEAN     2582127    651801     307091     579078     88.57    898425     897402     812824     923788       2.82    5.92

     _EU15       360541    493509     353475     608950     72.28    454411     636802     692136     748984      64.83    4.80

     _EC12       359071    491862     352208     607200     72.40    452754     634289     689800     746854      64.96    4.78

     _CBI        217294     80043      60273      17836    -70.41    100030      42656      42656      37606     -62.41    0.24

     _CAFTA      217294     80043      60273      17836    -70.41    100030      42656      42656      37606     -62.41    0.24