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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 619:
POLYESTER FILAMENT FABRIC, LIGHT-WEIGHT
                                         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     139.825    175.482    112.446    133.300     18.55   160.638    190.634    194.676    196.336      22.22  100.00

     CHINA P    39.683     58.189     35.788     53.712     50.08    49.668     71.776     74.556     76.113      53.24   38.77

     KOR REP    38.000     46.812     30.923     34.738     12.34    44.122     50.055     50.669     50.627      14.74   25.79

     TURKEY     11.709     14.456     10.073      8.484    -15.77    14.079     12.793     12.687     12.867      -8.61    6.55

     CHINA T     8.230      9.408      5.668      7.062     24.59     8.599     10.402     10.770     10.802      25.62    5.50

     INDIA       8.788      8.921      5.556      7.180     29.23     8.192     10.348     10.362     10.545      28.73    5.37

     CANADA      7.979      9.635      6.326      4.971    -21.43     9.517      8.501      8.339      8.280     -13.00    4.22

     JAPAN       7.476      9.397      6.655      4.458    -33.01     9.292      7.630      7.519      7.200     -22.51    3.67

     VIETNAM     2.394      3.029      1.243      1.347      8.38     2.407      2.882      3.096      3.133      30.17    1.60

     MEXICO      1.866      1.776      1.201      1.444     20.21     1.709      1.887      2.037      2.019      18.15    1.03

     MALAYSA     1.146      1.829      1.244      1.047    -15.84     1.518      1.779      1.722      1.632       7.53    0.83

     THAILND     1.401      2.061      1.253      0.811    -35.26     1.654      1.560      1.669      1.619      -2.12    0.82

     INDNSIA     2.331      1.204      0.866      1.179     36.22     1.501      1.384      1.485      1.518       1.09    0.77

     PAKISTN     0.309      0.265      0.166      0.460    177.97     0.222      0.468      0.494      0.559     152.12    0.28


     _WTO      139.773    175.436    112.429    133.293     18.56   160.610    190.597    194.639    196.299      22.22   99.98

     _OECD      64.053     77.444     51.542     53.163      3.14    73.975     78.451     78.795     79.065       6.88   40.27

     _W HEMI    11.390     12.447      8.299      7.259    -12.53    12.526     11.435     11.520     11.407      -8.93    5.81

     _ASEAN      7.289      8.152      4.634      4.385     -5.36     7.109      7.608      7.975      7.903      11.18    4.03

     _EU15       5.366      5.409      3.547      4.400     24.05     5.228      6.017      6.029      6.262      19.78    3.19

     _EC12       5.191      5.255      3.434      4.371     27.30     5.024      5.891      5.961      6.192      23.26    3.15