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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   22538.661  22841.482  15320.813  15829.387      3.32 22841.086  23243.364  23368.369  23350.056       2.23  100.00

     CHINA P 12216.081  12536.835   8310.641   8745.697      5.23 12463.029  12880.788  12993.926  12971.891       4.08   55.55

     MEXICO   1452.173   1408.377    954.897    944.438     -1.10  1463.135   1401.581   1402.675   1397.918      -4.46    5.99

     INDIA     962.598   1197.819    792.225    844.527      6.60  1128.658   1230.428   1246.208   1250.121      10.76    5.35

     KOR REP  1070.895   1088.991    740.500    804.487      8.64  1065.416   1134.008   1155.400   1152.978       8.22    4.94

     CANADA   1230.009   1157.082    785.592    753.376     -4.10  1206.908   1136.356   1131.488   1124.866      -6.80    4.82

     VIETNAM   871.010   1047.630    690.730    596.874    -13.59   990.851   1011.370    983.404    953.773      -3.74    4.08

     CHINA T   635.304    606.316    396.139    442.752     11.77   605.886    644.483    652.585    652.929       7.76    2.80

     TURKEY    366.764    441.825    284.874    326.288     14.54   396.753    475.978    481.315    483.239      21.80    2.07

     INDNSIA   424.192    404.934    279.098    285.343      2.24   401.709    407.360    406.561    411.179       2.36    1.76

     GERMANY   301.340    298.437    210.174    193.348     -8.01   312.877    280.667    277.851    281.611      -9.99    1.21

     ISRAEL    429.657    322.264    238.458    189.255    -20.63   354.007    281.131    274.223    273.060     -22.87    1.17

     JAPAN     219.106    213.890    138.767    173.656     25.14   203.872    241.940    245.481    248.779      22.03    1.07

     PAKISTN   132.272    187.370    115.638    157.835     36.49   161.986    226.188    228.363    229.568      41.72    0.98

     FRANCE    169.809    141.995     89.292    118.308     32.50   150.710    164.058    166.662    171.011      13.47    0.73

     ITALY     142.352    149.956    104.517    101.665     -2.73   151.120    152.301    149.792    147.104      -2.66    0.63

     BNGLDSH   150.809    136.260    126.327    131.776      4.31   139.303    120.882    122.429    141.709       1.73    0.61

     THAILND   235.355    169.080    118.931     88.917    -25.24   197.042    147.318    142.613    139.067     -29.42    0.60

     S ARAB    114.196    121.392     83.148     96.721     16.32   125.774    125.511    128.202    134.965       7.31    0.58

     MALAYSA    45.885     69.861     35.658     59.685     67.39    51.665     91.941     92.998     93.889      81.73    0.40

     U KING     69.219     67.064     45.929     50.198      9.29    64.445     67.763     69.057     71.333      10.69    0.31

     PORTUGL    52.824     61.119     50.763     55.604      9.54    57.239     63.500     63.901     65.960      15.24    0.28

     ARAB EM    71.929     43.011     30.159     47.812     58.53    59.744     44.863     51.463     60.664       1.54    0.26

     LUXMBRG    86.447     70.472     58.660     47.250    -19.45    88.509     59.167     58.308     59.063     -33.27    0.25

     POLAND     48.829     63.005     42.874     35.416    -17.39    60.285     55.006     55.268     55.547      -7.86    0.24

     GREECE     56.073     43.786     34.833     33.689     -3.28    47.549     44.482     45.319     42.642     -10.32    0.18

     SPAIN      46.092     30.655     21.906     33.356     52.27    43.461     37.059     41.183     42.106      -3.12    0.18

     LATVIA     36.791     35.749     21.783     27.926     28.20    34.355     37.534     40.013     41.892      21.94    0.18

     DENMARK    20.038     41.549     26.511     26.418     -0.35    34.414     44.322     42.748     41.456      20.46    0.18

     PHIL R     58.433     53.423     36.454     24.035    -34.07    57.000     46.017     44.908     41.005     -28.06    0.18

     EGYPT      36.393     36.552     26.060     30.490     17.00    36.192     41.652     40.642     40.982      13.24    0.18

     BELGIUM    50.286     41.213     29.548     28.979     -1.92    48.331     40.638     41.339     40.644     -15.91    0.17

     CAMBOD     25.621     32.848     20.655     27.119     31.30    33.142     37.225     37.716     39.312      18.62    0.17

     NETHLDS    40.332     40.496     29.158     24.829    -14.84    43.127     36.721     34.884     36.167     -16.14    0.15

     AUSTRAL    50.132     49.769     38.788     23.012    -40.67    53.087     39.898     36.335     33.993     -35.97    0.15

     SALVADR    35.906     38.809     26.217     17.174    -34.49    39.811     30.741     29.739     29.766     -25.23    0.13

     FINLAND    55.656     42.826     30.953     16.898    -45.41    57.130     33.852     28.905     28.771     -49.64    0.12

     CZECH      18.311     20.828     14.526     21.413     47.41    17.414     26.865     27.291     27.714      59.15    0.12

     HONDURA    19.836     24.290     14.790     17.838     20.61    22.563     25.878     26.864     27.338      21.16    0.12

     HG KONG    30.466     24.784     17.321     19.556     12.90    30.343     28.181     27.843     27.019     -10.96    0.12

     MALTA      34.073     27.598     20.440     15.992    -21.76    31.431     24.931     24.361     23.150     -26.34    0.10

     BRAZIL    235.741     45.877     38.368     14.870    -61.24   105.950     23.962     23.568     22.379     -78.88    0.10

     GUATMAL     9.836     12.412      7.603     11.792     55.08    10.310     15.595     16.189     16.600      61.01    0.07

     SWEDEN     10.899     11.580      5.653      8.076     42.86     8.802     13.159     13.343     14.003      59.09    0.06

     HUNGARY     0.533      7.004      1.784      7.939    344.92     2.045      9.559     11.268     13.158     543.44    0.06

     COLOMB      7.618      8.136      4.429      9.408    112.41     6.323     11.123     12.618     13.115     107.41    0.06

     SLOVAK     14.396     14.836      9.990      7.586    -24.06    15.392     11.058     11.399     12.432     -19.23    0.05

     C RICA     15.169     14.260     12.708      9.966    -21.57    14.290     12.441     11.721     11.518     -19.40    0.05

     N ZEAL     10.576     11.958      9.902      8.981     -9.31    12.615     11.235     10.704     11.037     -12.52    0.05

     DOM REP     9.379     12.082      8.189      6.934    -15.32    11.078     11.488     11.505     10.827      -2.26    0.05

     REP SAF     8.714     11.331      8.857      8.013     -9.52    14.374     11.355     10.452     10.487     -27.04    0.04

     SRI LKA    14.433     10.432      7.570      7.362     -2.75    12.126      9.839      9.643     10.224     -15.68    0.04

     SWITZLD    11.877      9.585      6.481      6.563      1.25    10.863      9.717      9.825      9.667     -11.02    0.04

     CHILE       2.576      4.631      3.351      5.761     71.93     3.558      6.054      6.310      7.041      97.90    0.03

     RUSSIA      5.188      5.792      2.847      3.479     22.18     2.848      8.845      8.851      6.423     125.51    0.03

     SLOVENI     2.660      5.009      3.388      4.618     36.33     3.957      6.762      6.659      6.240      57.70    0.03

     PERU        4.756      5.113      4.281      4.960     15.86     5.899      4.712      5.432      5.793      -1.80    0.02

     AUSTRIA     3.504      6.695      4.956      3.853    -22.25     6.205      6.515      5.915      5.593      -9.87    0.02

     ROMANIA     6.166      2.870      2.371      2.608     10.00     4.314      3.356      3.373      3.107     -27.97    0.01

     IRELAND     4.297      7.483      6.676      2.131    -68.08     8.193      6.419      4.486      2.938     -64.14    0.01

     JORDAN      1.229      2.074      2.066      2.692     30.30     2.674      2.291      2.701      2.701       0.98    0.01

     BAHRAIN     7.391      1.991      1.744      2.222     27.43     4.128      2.412      2.294      2.469     -40.17    0.01

     ARGENT      3.361      7.504      6.463      1.356    -79.02     7.574      6.186      5.084      2.397     -68.35    0.01

     NORWAY      0.574      1.419      0.982      1.261     28.35     1.171      1.487      1.597      1.697      44.95    0.01

     SINGAPR     2.557      1.641      0.966      0.801    -17.08     1.941      1.888      1.806      1.476     -23.95    0.01

     BELARUS    22.090     18.361     17.252      0.001    -99.99    23.546      5.268      1.865      1.110     -95.28    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      2.223      2.223      0.009    -99.60     2.223      0.732      0.082      0.009     -99.59    0.00


     _WTO    22515.559  22820.833  15302.440  15828.473      3.44 22815.852  23236.161  23364.636  23346.866       2.33   99.99

     _OECD    3918.067   3907.377   2676.146   2733.501      2.14  3949.169   3951.139   3964.618   3964.732       0.39   16.98

     _W HEMI  3028.011   2739.706   1867.636   1799.344     -3.66  2898.590   2687.831   2684.979   2671.415      -7.84   11.44

     _ASEAN   1663.428   1780.607   1183.038   1082.865     -8.47  1734.271   1743.897   1710.778   1680.434      -3.10    7.20

     _EU15    1109.168   1055.327    749.529    744.603     -0.66  1122.113   1050.623   1043.693   1050.401      -6.39    4.50

     _EC12    1039.109    994.226    707.967    715.776      1.10  1049.976    997.097    995.531   1002.035      -4.57    4.29

     _CBI       91.065    102.547     70.044     64.019     -8.60    98.872     96.578     96.426     96.522      -2.38    0.41

     _CAFTA     90.296    102.193     69.801     63.784     -8.62    98.378     96.286     96.147     96.176      -2.24    0.41

     _ANDEAN    12.416     13.331      8.781     15.366     74.99    12.303     16.749     19.057     19.916      61.88    0.09

     _SUB-SAH    9.217     14.258     11.265      8.211    -27.11    16.893     12.802     11.224     11.204     -33.68    0.05