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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 607:  OTHER STAPLE FIBER YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 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     14031675  12149395    7788019    6641806    -14.72  12011877   11292892   10831927   11003182      -8.40  100.00

     CHINA P    4017006   3955711    2581651    2124637    -17.70   4088933    3657949    3528656    3498697     -14.43   31.80

     INDNSIA    3211846   3113091    1849076    1959666      5.98   2394217    3225052    3176644    3223681      34.64   29.30

     INDIA      1597322   1868858    1312358    1112173    -15.25   1914250    1728511    1605634    1668673     -12.83   15.17

     CANADA      709415    855282     508628     508592     -0.01    738453     860027     880461     855246      15.82    7.77

     VIETNAM    1339723    601464     231394      83930    -63.73    323403     512410     433957     454000      40.38    4.13

     KOR REP    1140070    360823     214517     283516     32.16    650395     411445     410901     429822     -33.91    3.91

     MEXICO      553603    805585     681854     208233    -69.46    994180     402627     317195     331964     -66.61    3.02

     THAILND     649932    289117     145302     140953     -2.99    423993     255191     249695     284768     -32.84    2.59

     PHIL R      134933     38964      38964          0   -100.00    136397          0          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      14031675  12149395    7788019    6641806    -14.72  12011877   11292892   10831927   11003182      -8.40  100.00

     _ASEAN     5336434   4057655    2279755    2184549     -4.18   3293029    3992653    3860296    3962449      20.33   36.01

     _OECD      2181316   1320333     804765     848537      5.44   1578310    1365422    1371350    1364105     -13.57   12.40

     _W HEMI    1265246   1661680    1190971     717230    -39.78   1733942    1263383    1198385    1187939     -31.49   10.80