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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 301:  COMBED 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     27337729  19881409   12642306   12694828      0.42  17767731   18500206   19238257   19933931      12.19  100.00

     KOR REP    8807460   5513146    2812774    4231526     50.44   3158694    6000640    6545924    6931898     119.45   34.77

     INDIA      2701074   3375076    1712256    2906410     69.74   2383451    4468856    4533340    4569230      91.71   22.92

     INDNSIA    3043199   2348071    1619091    2060876     27.29   2480091    2382066    2566070    2789856      12.49   14.00

     MEXICO     4711048   2412226    2065066    1092641    -47.09   3455203    1306125    1422650    1439801     -58.33    7.22

     THAILND    2006565   1371001     990828     794928    -19.77   1466486    1159012    1173961    1175101     -19.87    5.89

     PAKISTN    1540807   1282945     784113     580628    -25.95   1343738    1087340    1046447    1079460     -19.67    5.42

     VIETNAM    1756112   2191550    1602103     112876    -92.95   1974606     892833     683272     702323     -64.43    3.52

     EGYPT      1026111    508818     443465     461413      4.05    694742     473394     523940     526766     -24.18    2.64

     CHINA P    1361408    488150     348820     218719    -37.30    449928     331624     357092     358049     -20.42    1.80

     CANADA      142859     76811      60866      37329    -38.67    105475      59174      58809      53274     -49.49    0.27


     _WTO      27337729  19881409   12642306   12694828      0.42  17767731   18500206   19238257   19933931      12.19  100.00

     _OECD      9091849   5735762    2969240    4360102     46.84   3391476    6227349    6744176    7126624     110.13   35.75

     _ASEAN     6805876   5969170    4268308    2972996    -30.35   5977469    4471833    4450389    4673858     -21.81   23.45

     _W HEMI    4871907   2519829    2156143    1144781    -46.91   3599074    1373745    1496900    1508467     -58.09    7.57