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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             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    829287028 1.01026E9  678468474  732295764      7.93 953556138  1.05083E9  1.06461E9  1.06408E9      11.59  100.00

     INDIA    291111379 365330034  248979674  259543313      4.24 341169857  376630530  382668197  375893673      10.18   35.33

     CHINA P   99221446 152846621  103495387   92800406    -10.33 141253266  149283056  145813065  142151640       0.64   13.36

     S ARAB    84650933 107652363   73635125   85166982     15.66 107487117  114704050  114173610  119184220      10.88   11.20

     TURKEY    50578330  97130716   52246656   60451869     15.70  66979785  107239168  109329982  105335929      57.27    9.90

     CHINA T   42660816  44820589   29224237   32077905      9.76  44251819   46411659   48652161   47674257       7.73    4.48

     ARAB EM   55215766  21713319   14366595   38504481    168.01  32121982   30685319   36943204   45851205      42.74    4.31

     CANADA    37796391  42250415   30295780   31128334      2.75  39992628   44761584   43517303   43082969       7.73    4.05

     KOR REP   28740581  32090657   22857267   21270464     -6.94  33260754   30411609   30665422   30503854      -8.29    2.87

     VIETNAM   13414764  24496324   16763417   21506590     28.29  20876283   29345475   29912937   29239497      40.06    2.75

     MEXICO    25791373  20251991   13038192   17697728     35.74  22786816   24375920   24774020   24911527       9.32    2.34

     U KING    16366322  17339042   13598177   15769171     15.97  18458858   17431924   17948095   19510036       5.69    1.83

     GREECE    25243082  20725921   14892215   10599462    -28.83  18716977   18357544   17977873   16433168     -12.20    1.54

     BELGIUM   19696102  15896412   11393979   11092019     -2.65  20642276   15493625   15884028   15594452     -24.45    1.47

     HUNGARY          0   6681211    1617078    7490977    363.24   1617078    9009952   10666289   12555110     676.41    1.18

     THAILND    8297993  13513692   11153958    9465021    -15.14  13853871   12411279   11402492   11824755     -14.65    1.11

     MALAYSA    4274402   6741681    5120678    4071211    -20.49   6912372    5896821    5699177    5692214     -17.65    0.53

     NETHLDS    7317635   4495106    3833504    2917353    -23.90   5394472    3644931    3621176    3578955     -33.66    0.34

     JAPAN      4686769   3321581    2399594    2033604    -15.25   3345987    2887988    2932637    2955591     -11.67    0.28

     GERMANY    2035025   2373204    1849514    1409272    -23.80   2351108    1980327    1886081    1932962     -17.79    0.18

     REP SAF     532635    943664     375396    1294197    244.76    542888    1632225    1681455    1862465     243.07    0.18

     ITALY       962006   1440622     838475    1094377     30.52   1088403    1576228    1658916    1696524      55.87    0.16

     BRAZIL     3511560   2498544    1880021     716504    -61.89   3411640    1466204    1350385    1335027     -60.87    0.13

     INDNSIA    1503312   1537950    1141428     789027    -30.87   1795678    1137969    1380086    1185549     -33.98    0.11

     GUATMAL     673128    922755     868110     860323     -0.90   1055727     881901     972494     914968     -13.33    0.09

     N ZEAL      728600    665007     663781     141767    -78.64    902781     142229     142229     142993     -84.16    0.01


     _WTO     829280734 1.01013E9  678426141  732163772      7.92 953513005  1.05063E9  1.06441E9  1.06387E9      11.57   99.98

     _OECD    190924875 242281717  154926876  164016444      5.87 210436713  251085887  254237929  251371285      19.45   23.62

     _W HEMI   68748543  66564357   46624587   50703600      8.75  68117399   71854028   71015796   70643370       3.71    6.64

     _EU15     72977499  63203557   47031500   43435058     -7.65  67421972   59344684   59750711   59607115     -11.59    5.60

     _EC12     72950745  63032001   47028154   43420989     -7.67  67409853   59166711   59570444   59424836     -11.85    5.58

     _ASEAN    27496540  46332967   34221335   35846926      4.75  43485664   48797529   48411229   47958558      10.29    4.51

     _SUB-SAHA   532970    944128     375860    1294263    244.35    543355    1632382    1681521    1862531     242.78    0.18

     _CBI        983916   1054018     963473     944863     -1.93   1254545     984409    1079942    1035408     -17.47    0.10

     _CAFTA      882853   1054018     963473     944863     -1.93   1254545     984409    1079942    1035408     -17.47    0.10