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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     38494150  40974233   25435455   30292264     19.09  38252368   45043844   45242672   45831042      19.81  100.00

     CHINA P   13817237  19733577   11672491   11774016      0.87  17184199   20658374   20127947   19835102      15.43   43.28

     KOR REP    9905634   8315485    5657113    7638764     35.03   8199253    9721756   10215985   10297136      25.59   22.47

     TURKEY     1935122   2057515    1045246    1959447     87.46   1883656    2660014    2852904    2971716      57.76    6.48

     GERMANY    2060052   2022755    1359313    1461470      7.52   1977988    2130891    2061570    2124912       7.43    4.64

     LATVIA     1731847   1713293    1037780    1329690     28.13   1636998    1788290    1902789    2005203      22.49    4.38

     CANADA     1697600   1524446    1027059    1441984     40.40   1623523    1761140    1795027    1939371      19.45    4.23

     MEXICO      681997    718548     361991    1060005    192.83    723178    1363875    1386375    1416562      95.88    3.09

     CHINA T     834784    461115     246829     787685    219.12    589571     872163     906542    1001971      69.95    2.19

     INDIA      1424190    775346     525281     727810     38.56    797052     941265     968450     977875      22.69    2.13

     SLOVAK      623322    647254     434519     287523    -33.83    667389     432831     445117     500258     -25.04    1.09

     JAPAN       749075    542975     384511     301152    -21.68    634572     457014     419239     459616     -27.57    1.00

     ISRAEL      219898    422417     277559     255139     -8.08    393552     459540     386579     399997       1.64    0.87

     S ARAB       21926     12969      12969     375354   2794.24     12969     174977     295412     375354    2794.24    0.82

     RUSSIA           0    145841         24     171695  715295.8        24     298738     298738     317512    1322867    0.69

     ITALY        77851    114137      65977     156946    137.88     88498     197271     195526     205106     131.76    0.45

     SWEDEN           0    147307      21631      44376    105.15     21631     151971     160988     170052     686.15    0.37

     U KING      211163    184846      86931      28052    -67.73     97506     152315     125829     125967      29.19    0.27

     CZECH        24711     42015      30923      95921    210.19     38279     112312     126296     107013     179.56    0.23

     MALAYSA      50673     35607      19844      69365    249.55     23184      69246      85349      85128     267.18    0.19

     INDNSIA     460134     46059      33093      61876     86.98     34322      52731      49577      74842     118.06    0.16

     POLAND       66038     67392      53557      53134     -0.79     67171      66956      53591      66969      -0.30    0.15

     NETHLDS     138531     88072      54008      31412    -41.84     69435      55064      64451      65476      -5.70    0.14

     THAILND     282600     63827      46742      43145     -7.70    117579      58742      60178      60230     -48.77    0.13

     BELARUS    1098115    912907     857738          0   -100.00   1170462     262000      92705      55169     -95.29    0.12

     SWITZLD      70785     39080      24376      31523     29.32     50360      59071      59064      46227      -8.21    0.10

     HG KONG      32373     44418      44381        310    -99.30     54390       1531        297        347     -99.36    0.00


     _WTO      37396035  40061251   24577642   30292264     23.25  37081831   44781769   45149892   45775873      23.45   99.88

     _OECD     16290979  14649139    9438895   12960492     37.31  14147669   17117287   17760234   18170736      28.44   39.65

     _W HEMI    2436482   2252840    1397721    2545713     82.13   2359797    3133848    3212139    3400832      44.12    7.42

     _EU15      2568709   2603205    1600621    1739449      8.67   2274151    2735767    2657096    2742033      20.57    5.98

     _EC12      2563076   2439043    1577201    1687927      7.02   2246292    2561711    2473931    2549769      13.51    5.56

     _ASEAN      854933    151860     106046     174386     64.44    201472     180719     195104     220200       9.30    0.48