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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 619:
POLYESTER FILAMENT FABRIC, LIGHT-WEIGHT
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    195638414 234087415  147585161  185513212     25.70 213557684  265697604  269585925  272015466      27.37  100.00

     CHINA P   82158626 104413032   64472173  100258265     55.51  92462857  132179323  136867394  140199124      51.63   51.54

     KOR REP   54524552  61924632   40511828   44992939     11.06  59443738   65991578   66449884   66405743      11.71   24.41

     CHINA T   12175564  17292972   10708546   12397216     15.77  14563120   19547724   19732906   18981642      30.34    6.98

     INDIA      9535040   8229192    4902065    5742495     17.14   7825031    9409002    9226868    9069622      15.91    3.33

     TURKEY     7533295   9829114    7148829    5440232    -23.90  10035521    8026781    7815991    8120517     -19.08    2.99

     JAPAN      5848044   5806353    3845298    3604803     -6.25   5734727    5775113    5739343    5565858      -2.94    2.05

     CANADA     5279016   8381474    5781639    2900303    -49.84   7880188    7127434    5572437    5500138     -30.20    2.02

     VIETNAM    4536868   4471669    1933434    1893735     -2.05   4122277    4048270    4348068    4431970       7.51    1.63

     MALAYSA    3030455   3402243    2407370    1986254    -17.49   2995410    3212838    3098784    2981127      -0.48    1.10

     THAILND    3174385   3673398    2230882    1502874    -32.63   3125829    2848744    3013177    2945390      -5.77    1.08

     INDNSIA    1982386   2205976     738355    1088453     47.42   1199250    2496336    2523304    2556074     113.14    0.94

     MEXICO      984731   1434566     971873     706658    -27.29   1319182    1167552    1239752    1169351     -11.36    0.43

     PAKISTN     738833    453992     280136     812228    189.94    403761     820621     851424     986084     144.22    0.36


     _WTO     195581542 234046598  147582841  185509477     25.70 213551106  265654725  269543693  271973234      27.36   99.98

     _OECD     68912661  81517991   54355007   54608249      0.47  78752558   82851657   81555471   81771233       3.83   30.06

     _ASEAN    12739015  13780799    7337554    6472152    -11.79  11470279   12609502   12986411   12915397      12.60    4.75

     _W HEMI    8247829  10243336    7078798    3980777    -43.76   9763759    8741593    7299603    7145315     -26.82    2.63

     _EU15      1453538   1304621     860522    1196197     39.01   1288359    1613235    1618106    1640296      27.32    0.60

     _EC12      1414127   1272982     842747    1192583     41.51   1250979    1588636    1601288    1622818      29.72    0.60