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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                         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     147.058    174.913    110.051    132.225     20.15   160.114    193.273    194.677    197.087      23.09  100.00

     CHINA P    32.525     53.598     32.109     30.306     -5.62    44.475     54.014     52.879     51.795      16.46   26.28

     KOR REP    24.197     23.359     14.997     22.122     47.51    21.515     28.317     30.424     30.484      41.68   15.47

     GERMANY    18.303     19.590     12.713     13.065      2.77    18.813     19.869     19.410     19.942       6.00   10.12

     NETHLDS    13.141     16.818     11.632     11.820      1.61    15.396     17.498     17.312     17.006      10.46    8.63

     MEXICO      6.491      6.448      3.307     10.070    204.48     7.353     12.393     12.978     13.210      79.65    6.70

     CANADA      8.981     10.303      6.850      8.926     30.31     9.888     11.863     11.951     12.379      25.19    6.28

     TURKEY      5.012      5.959      3.016      5.326     76.59     5.279      7.431      7.912      8.269      56.63    4.20

     LATVIA      6.117      6.910      4.046      5.271     30.28     6.192      7.345      7.817      8.135      31.40    4.13

     JAPAN       8.617      7.663      5.200      5.277      1.47     8.125      7.718      7.423      7.739      -4.75    3.93

     ISRAEL      1.642      3.844      2.430      2.675     10.07     3.476      4.583      3.958      4.088      17.63    2.07

     U KING      2.404      3.343      2.305      2.838     23.09     2.776      3.630      3.558      3.875      39.59    1.97

     ITALY       2.350      2.212      1.306      2.622    100.75     2.067      3.418      3.367      3.528      70.69    1.79

     CHINA T     2.848      2.075      1.217      2.520    106.96     2.259      3.050      3.245      3.377      49.49    1.71

     INDIA       3.463      2.955      2.155      2.318      7.54     2.892      3.070      3.095      3.117       7.79    1.58

     SLOVAK      2.505      2.891      1.868      1.312    -29.77     2.828      2.091      2.116      2.335     -17.45    1.18

     SWEDEN      0.000      0.378      0.061      1.092   1676.71     0.061      0.969      1.191      1.409    2191.44    0.71

     S ARAB      0.052      0.031      0.031      1.271   3973.33     0.031      0.601      1.012      1.271    3973.33    0.64

     RUSSIA      0.000      0.592      0.005      0.659  12104.07     0.005      1.175      1.175      1.245   22962.48    0.63

     THAILND     1.200      0.495      0.295      0.475     60.92     0.652      0.660      0.667      0.674       3.36    0.34

     MALAYSA     0.248      0.247      0.109      0.378    246.74     0.131      0.287      0.518      0.516     293.92    0.26

     CZECH       0.126      0.208      0.146      0.451    209.58     0.168      0.517      0.592      0.514     205.05    0.26

     SWITZLD     0.428      0.328      0.212      0.321     50.89     0.378      0.487      0.487      0.436      15.46    0.22

     INDNSIA     1.421      0.255      0.174      0.303     74.28     0.193      0.339      0.277      0.384      99.00    0.19

     POLAND      0.204      0.241      0.191      0.176     -8.16     0.232      0.235      0.183      0.225      -2.91    0.11

     BELARUS     3.078      3.276      3.071      0.000   -100.00     4.002      1.019      0.354      0.205     -94.88    0.10

     HG KONG     0.164      0.195      0.194      0.011    -94.09     0.243      0.045      0.009      0.012     -95.12    0.01


     _WTO      143.980    171.632    106.975    132.225     23.60   156.107    192.249    194.317    196.882      26.12   99.90

     _OECD      75.721     83.105     53.576     68.969     28.73    76.848     94.600     96.785     98.498      28.17   49.98

     _EU15      36.669     42.706     28.164     31.640     12.34    39.338     45.739     45.227     46.182      17.40   23.43

     _EC12      36.608     42.171     28.050     30.480      8.66    39.191     44.620     43.868     44.602      13.81   22.63

     _W HEMI    15.914     16.893     10.294     19.197     86.49    17.448     24.322     25.082     25.796      47.85   13.09

     _ASEAN      3.132      1.046      0.627      1.155     84.23     1.100      1.287      1.462      1.575      43.08    0.80