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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 629:  OTHER MMF FABRICS OF 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     43799692  41835908   28867879   30641577      6.14  42244448   43515630   44519395   43609606       3.23  100.00

     CHINA P   16232273  17490263   12396445   13830224     11.57  17402298   19050170   19183507   18924042       8.74   43.39

     CANADA    11029465   9059733    6570481    5915340     -9.97   9880393    8321493    8484648    8404592     -14.94   19.27

     INDIA      4427658   2574612    1238190    2058656     66.26   2622609    3369329    3353123    3395078      29.45    7.79

     INDNSIA    1399745   2186020    1555600    2640111     69.72   1785831    3366725    3543174    3270531      83.14    7.50

     TURKEY     1713193   1768844    1267877    1166489     -8.00   2029478    1669683    1631863    1667456     -17.84    3.82

     CHINA T    1460349   1531131    1297641    1056030    -18.62   1943245     955072    1412449    1289520     -33.64    2.96

     KOR REP    1320860   1057396     671738     891989     32.79   1119894    1073407    1316051    1277647      14.09    2.93

     PAKISTN     148295   1170010     867461     875008      0.87    869446    1325344    1290546    1177557      35.44    2.70

     THAILND    1450500   1659518     899381     297058    -66.97   1238307    1466740    1299393    1057195     -14.63    2.42

     ITALY      1146272    981860     695006     629457     -9.43   1010527     865929     895971     916311      -9.32    2.10


     _WTO      43799692  41834482   28867051   30641481      6.15  42243620   43514978   44518743   43608912       3.23  100.00

     _OECD     16517820  13959364    9904501    9361831     -5.48  15205153   12975091   13434458   13416694     -11.76   30.77

     _W HEMI   11194487   9610042    6815948    6026654    -11.58  10188158    8832309    8961051    8820748     -13.42   20.23

     _ASEAN     4154892   4047463    2649605    2956478     11.58   3556192    4855297    4868332    4354336      22.44    9.98

     _EU15      2381322   2019605    1356251    1339583     -1.23   2111098    1855365    1949418    2002937      -5.12    4.59

     _EC12      2379404   2017604    1355007    1337241     -1.31   2109189    1851993    1946305    1999838      -5.18    4.59