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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     111.326    130.986     87.774     97.685     11.29   126.799    139.401    139.482    140.897      11.12  100.00

     ITALY      24.344     26.670     20.693     18.362    -11.26    27.875     25.295     25.448     24.339     -12.68   17.27

     PERU       14.002     15.650     10.104     12.051     19.27    15.390     17.183     17.017     17.597      14.34   12.49

     CANADA     12.632     13.120      8.652     12.463     44.05    12.591     15.377     16.143     16.932      34.48   12.02

     N ZEAL      7.507     11.251      6.815      6.904      1.31     9.566     11.854     11.164     11.340      18.54    8.05

     CHINA P     8.917     11.562      8.495      7.506    -11.64    11.352     10.611     10.397     10.573      -6.87    7.50

     INDIA       3.604      6.930      3.579      7.183    100.69     5.020      9.598     10.291     10.534     109.86    7.48

     U KING      5.116      7.118      4.759      7.137     49.96     6.790      8.788      8.678      9.496      39.85    6.74

     MEXICO      5.968      6.317      3.954      4.651     17.63     6.534      6.766      6.674      7.014       7.36    4.98

     GERMANY     5.971      6.042      3.765      4.540     20.59     5.669      6.896      6.895      6.817      20.27    4.84

     TURKEY      4.817      6.336      3.843      2.751    -28.41     6.716      5.307      5.339      5.244     -21.92    3.72

     REP SAF     2.286      3.210      1.842      2.485     34.90     2.562      4.008      3.942      3.853      50.38    2.73

     ROMANIA     1.792      2.294      1.159      2.295     98.09     1.922      3.383      3.457      3.430      78.51    2.43

     MALAYSA     2.345      1.365      0.699      1.963    180.63     1.674      2.323      2.701      2.628      57.02    1.87

     URUGUAY     2.177      1.837      1.230      1.539     25.12     1.946      1.983      2.076      2.146      10.27    1.52

     PORTUGL     1.631      1.581      1.106      1.111      0.42     1.674      1.562      1.612      1.586      -5.27    1.13

     JAPAN       1.025      1.299      0.774      1.021     31.99     1.151      1.627      1.531      1.547      34.37    1.10

     AUSTRAL     0.914      2.787      2.082      0.562    -73.03     2.475      2.136      1.871      1.267     -48.83    0.90

     AUSTRIA     0.769      0.803      0.639      0.739     15.59     0.762      0.541      0.585      0.903      18.55    0.64

     CHINA T     0.682      1.077      0.883      0.497    -43.65     1.138      1.029      0.809      0.692     -39.23    0.49

     ARGENT      1.623      0.611      0.218      0.271     24.56     0.481      0.592      0.591      0.664      38.04    0.47

     BULGAR      0.035      0.027      0.000      0.355  78545.90     0.003      0.359      0.359      0.382   11071.23    0.27

     BELGIUM     0.263      0.251      0.194      0.171    -12.23     0.326      0.281      0.224      0.227     -30.39    0.16

     THAILND     0.832      0.855      0.853      0.002    -99.77     1.149      0.146      0.001      0.003     -99.71    0.00


     _WTO      111.326    130.985     87.774     97.681     11.29   126.799    139.395    139.477    140.892      11.11  100.00

     _OECD      65.513     77.439     53.632     55.572      3.62    75.996     79.377     79.197     79.378       4.45   56.34

     _W HEMI    36.774     37.878     24.406     31.044     27.20    37.289     42.096     42.705     44.516      19.38   31.59

     _EU15      38.843     43.154     31.669     32.398      2.30    43.858     43.891     43.997     43.882       0.05   31.14

     _EC12      37.990     42.208     30.914     31.580      2.15    42.938     43.230     43.268     42.873      -0.15   30.43

     _ANDEAN    14.158     15.844     10.219     12.103     18.43    15.575     17.352     17.185     17.727      13.82   12.58

     _SUB-SAH    2.286      3.210      1.843      2.485     34.87     2.563      4.008      3.942      3.853      50.35    2.73

     _ASEAN      3.177      2.221      1.554      1.972     26.85     2.825      2.476      2.709      2.639      -6.58    1.87