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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 627:  MMF SHEETING STAP/FIL
                                             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      3384507   3194671    1898679    2405539     26.70   2850872    3273377    3735239    3701531      29.84  100.00

     CHINA P     969074   1386944     688767    1606462    133.24    901994    2053165    2300487    2304639     155.50   62.26

     BAHRAIN     780375    708449     535839     152239    -71.59    905429     383383     350154     324849     -64.12    8.78


     _WTO       3384507   3185120    1898679    2405539     26.70   2850872    3263826    3725688    3691980      29.50   99.74

     _OECD       685370    513809     354725     365708      3.10    640265     530994     539377     524792     -18.04   14.18