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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1402.291   1547.854   1062.359    997.405     -6.11  1515.770   1492.053   1484.443   1482.900      -2.17  100.00

     CANADA    304.379    306.210    211.185    166.295    -21.26   317.825    268.789    263.743    261.320     -17.78   17.62

     MEXICO    181.526    192.711    137.341    123.878     -9.80   200.933    180.345    180.110    179.248     -10.79   12.09

     CHINA P   131.460    170.125    112.221    114.355      1.90   154.748    170.553    171.799    172.259      11.32   11.62

     INDNSIA   107.742    122.702     87.705     81.406     -7.18   116.648    114.010    112.859    116.403      -0.21    7.85

     INDIA      67.534     86.047     56.424     63.877     13.21    75.352     92.238     93.296     93.500      24.08    6.31

     KOR REP    76.662     68.766     41.566     52.717     26.83    58.262     72.859     77.641     79.916      37.17    5.39

     TURKEY     60.649     76.195     51.224     54.557      6.51    71.521     77.495     78.678     79.528      11.20    5.36

     CHINA T    49.534     60.505     37.651     40.485      7.53    56.389     64.792     64.255     63.339      12.33    4.27

     ITALY      59.362     62.319     45.893     40.149    -12.52    63.572     60.594     59.242     56.575     -11.01    3.82

     GERMANY    44.899     46.562     30.262     29.968     -0.97    45.046     47.449     46.590     46.267       2.71    3.12

     JAPAN      24.863     30.069     18.991     22.293     17.39    27.656     33.373     32.790     33.371      20.67    2.25

     PAKISTN    33.864     40.045     30.760     19.573    -36.37    43.505     32.268     31.117     28.859     -33.67    1.95

     FRANCE     22.347     24.602     15.593     18.719     20.05    23.353     27.955     28.105     27.728      18.74    1.87

     THAILND    40.077     36.042     26.335     14.019    -46.77    38.803     27.241     25.450     23.726     -38.86    1.60

     PERU       17.481     18.501     12.083     14.584     20.69    18.256     20.408     20.293     21.002      15.04    1.42

     PORTUGL    11.428     16.252     13.232     16.051     21.30    14.826     18.271     18.682     19.071      28.63    1.29

     NETHLDS    14.748     19.471     13.887     13.173     -5.14    18.132     19.556     19.203     18.757       3.45    1.26

     U KING      9.951     13.927      9.178     12.373     34.81    12.539     16.448     16.098     17.121      36.55    1.15

     VIETNAM    22.290     23.592     16.309      9.626    -40.98    22.006     18.232     17.207     16.909     -23.16    1.14

     N ZEAL      8.871     12.976      8.456      8.442     -0.17    11.288     13.535     12.702     12.962      14.83    0.87

     MALAYSA    11.334     12.279      9.156      9.657      5.47    13.328     12.177     12.674     12.779      -4.11    0.86

     SPAIN       5.026      6.636      4.852      6.927     42.79     6.205      8.025      8.360      8.711      40.40    0.59

     LATVIA      6.634      7.344      4.330      5.563     28.47     6.667      7.846      8.373      8.576      28.64    0.58

     EGYPT       9.869      9.296      7.080      6.199    -12.44    10.548      7.986      8.009      8.415     -20.23    0.57

     COLOMB      6.503      6.814      4.231      5.695     34.59     6.391      8.193      8.116      8.278      29.52    0.56

     ISRAEL      7.183      6.318      4.333      4.532      4.60     6.626      7.239      6.436      6.518      -1.64    0.44

     ROMANIA     5.594      4.950      3.193      4.405     37.94     5.112      6.460      6.513      6.161      20.54    0.42

     AUSTRAL     6.564      7.777      5.623      2.904    -48.36     7.175      6.335      5.761      5.057     -29.51    0.34

     PHIL R      3.071      3.592      2.356      3.804     61.48     3.613      4.875      5.092      5.040      39.48    0.34

     BELGIUM     3.474      3.512      2.559      2.294    -10.36     3.697      3.165      3.111      3.247     -12.18    0.22

     SLOVAK      3.289      3.762      2.425      1.838    -24.21     3.666      2.890      2.981      3.175     -13.40    0.21

     C RICA      4.885      4.488      4.098      2.702    -34.07     4.587      3.536      3.210      3.092     -32.60    0.21

     SLOVENI     2.246      2.698      1.969      2.154      9.37     2.570      2.960      2.978      2.883      12.16    0.19

     GUATMAL     0.865      1.186      0.857      2.452    186.22     1.062      2.505      2.547      2.781     161.93    0.19

     AUSTRIA     2.336      2.096      1.579      1.849     17.05     2.400      2.002      2.059      2.365      -1.45    0.16

     ARAB EM     5.918     10.824      9.025      0.106    -98.83    14.928      3.040      2.455      1.905     -87.24    0.13

     SWEDEN      0.279      0.865      0.375      1.333    255.75     0.476      1.458      1.682      1.823     282.86    0.12

     CZECH       2.325      1.165      0.793      1.238     56.13     1.013      1.452      1.588      1.610      59.00    0.11

     S ARAB      1.351      0.365      0.172      1.394    712.54     1.258      0.918      1.329      1.588      26.25    0.11

     RUSSIA      0.011      0.631      0.044      0.672   1412.61     0.044      1.214      1.214      1.258    2733.23    0.08

     HONDURA     1.204      1.159      0.818      0.719    -12.04     1.172      1.065      0.971      1.060      -9.52    0.07

     POLAND      0.833      0.921      0.870      0.486    -44.14     1.115      0.615      0.646      0.537     -51.86    0.04

     HG KONG     0.569      0.476      0.377      0.306    -18.84     0.682      0.543      0.506      0.405     -40.62    0.03

     BELARUS     3.078      3.277      3.071      0.000   -100.00     4.002      1.020      0.355      0.206     -94.85    0.01

     UZBEKIS     0.000      1.331      1.331      0.000   -100.00     1.331      0.615      0.190      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     1399.147   1543.119   1057.831    997.398     -5.71  1510.246   1490.408   1483.888   1482.686      -1.82   99.99

     _OECD     640.259    676.243    461.052    433.082     -6.07   664.325    651.918    649.633    648.273      -2.42   43.72

     _W HEMI   525.037    536.551    374.215    320.328    -14.40   555.729    490.427    484.589    482.663     -13.15   32.55

     _EU15     176.067    197.700    138.399    143.832      3.93   191.996    206.360    204.596    203.133       5.80   13.70

     _EC12     173.442    194.737    136.445    140.576      3.03   189.119    202.898    200.802    198.869       5.16   13.41

     _ASEAN    184.826    198.501    142.079    118.524    -16.58   194.754    176.670    173.417    174.945     -10.17   11.80

     _ANDEAN    24.143     25.520     16.441     20.335     23.68    24.843     28.772     28.582     29.414      18.40    1.98

     _CBI        8.580      7.233      5.999      6.477      7.97     7.340      7.769      7.466      7.711       5.06    0.52

     _CAFTA      8.481      7.231      5.997      6.477      8.00     7.336      7.769      7.466      7.711       5.10    0.52