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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    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   12110.470  13507.285   9022.204   9468.334      4.94 13178.067  13907.225  13962.903  13953.416       5.88  100.00

     CHINA P  6541.604   7298.856   4819.580   5143.249      6.72  7140.441   7574.734   7630.116   7622.525       6.75   54.63

     CANADA    826.820    861.417    583.359    545.477     -6.49   867.258    836.722    830.967    823.536      -5.04    5.90

     MEXICO    699.483    756.273    509.651    519.872      2.01   755.957    766.076    767.509    766.495       1.39    5.49

     KOR REP   426.797    511.380    338.940    367.859      8.53   480.454    535.498    541.101    540.299      12.46    3.87

     VIETNAM   339.491    459.893    312.114    290.344     -6.98   426.455    455.674    447.431    438.123       2.74    3.14

     INDIA     304.775    402.034    259.897    293.448     12.91   365.560    426.767    432.751    435.585      19.16    3.12

     CHINA T   365.290    400.527    258.936    280.205      8.21   382.804    418.555    421.446    421.797      10.19    3.02

     TURKEY    280.771    350.309    244.746    272.203     11.22   328.455    372.504    374.353    377.765      15.01    2.71

     JAPAN     244.286    273.484    176.062    223.108     26.72   254.101    309.756    315.047    320.530      26.14    2.30

     ITALY     248.337    266.065    178.635    180.230      0.89   262.210    269.804    269.051    267.660       2.08    1.92

     GERMANY   196.826    211.176    142.092    144.386      1.61   209.076    212.644    212.704    213.469       2.10    1.53

     INDNSIA   170.163    198.431    142.237    133.940     -5.83   192.981    189.654    188.947    190.134      -1.48    1.36

     EGYPT     121.200    125.472     90.511     90.209     -0.33   120.787    130.593    126.936    125.171       3.63    0.90

     THAILND   131.693    134.183     92.519     82.051    -11.32   139.157    126.927    125.049    123.714     -11.10    0.89

     FRANCE    104.053    106.887     67.128     77.429     15.35   102.538    113.882    115.051    117.188      14.29    0.84

     PAKISTN    55.938     93.397     57.332     77.936     35.94    76.723    114.094    114.733    114.001      48.59    0.82

     ISRAEL    171.022    121.298     87.692     71.861    -18.05   129.524    108.640    105.524    105.467     -18.57    0.76

     BELGIUM    99.716    104.794     75.274     75.012     -0.35   104.700    107.619    106.427    104.532      -0.16    0.75

     U KING     77.476     88.631     60.352     57.812     -4.21    85.161     86.194     85.766     86.091       1.09    0.62

     NETHLDS    64.085     73.873     50.409     46.214     -8.32    70.505     70.008     69.230     69.678      -1.17    0.50

     BNGLDSH    50.266     48.436     44.237     53.054     19.93    49.171     50.014     51.666     57.253      16.44    0.41

     PHIL R     49.731     53.097     36.829     39.124      6.23    53.516     56.151     57.044     55.392       3.51    0.40

     ARAB EM    30.731     40.347     28.148     29.499      4.80    44.678     39.978     40.722     41.698      -6.67    0.30

     S ARAB     31.285     35.252     23.474     29.059     23.79    35.355     39.156     39.438     40.837      15.51    0.29

     SWITZLD    34.196     37.839     24.854     25.585      2.94    37.477     38.758     38.051     38.569       2.91    0.28

     SPAIN      24.897     25.539     18.284     23.837     30.37    27.706     29.265     30.624     31.091      12.22    0.22

     MALAYSA    19.223     26.988     17.769     21.115     18.83    24.436     29.803     30.283     30.334      24.14    0.22

     PORTUGL    23.185     25.069     19.671     24.208     23.07    22.950     28.180     28.553     29.606      29.00    0.21

     HG KONG    29.950     27.220     18.860     18.964      0.55    28.758     28.665     28.173     27.323      -4.99    0.20

     POLAND     19.016     29.280     20.654     17.040    -17.50    27.907     25.174     25.315     25.666      -8.03    0.18

     SALVADR    26.638     30.930     20.887     14.633    -29.94    30.652     25.773     25.088     24.676     -19.50    0.18

     LUXMBRG    30.419     28.025     22.336     18.555    -16.93    33.196     24.331     24.279     24.244     -26.97    0.17

     DENMARK    12.132     16.660     10.138     11.242     10.90    15.063     17.903     17.754     17.765      17.94    0.13

     AUSTRAL    19.327     21.024     15.180     11.583    -23.70    20.802     18.994     18.031     17.427     -16.22    0.12

     CAMBOD      8.524     13.546      8.164     11.545     41.42    12.564     15.865     15.985     16.928      34.74    0.12

     COLOMB     10.865     11.519      7.055     10.280     45.71    10.698     14.031     14.519     14.744      37.83    0.11

     GREECE     16.006     16.716     12.471     10.153    -18.58    15.965     15.891     15.834     14.398      -9.81    0.10

     LATVIA      9.526     12.118      7.530      9.762     29.66    10.896     13.622     14.266     14.351      31.71    0.10

     CZECH       7.555      9.679      6.441     10.194     58.27     8.149     12.603     12.999     13.432      64.83    0.10

     SWEDEN      8.925      7.620      4.222      7.958     88.48     7.406     10.092     10.647     11.355      53.33    0.08

     AUSTRIA     5.968     10.603      7.315      8.042      9.95     9.082     11.505     10.972     11.330      24.76    0.08

     HONDURA     5.892      9.189      5.500      7.026     27.75     7.781      9.976     10.347     10.715      37.71    0.08

     BRAZIL     54.370     16.077     12.590      6.601    -47.57    29.153     10.719     10.548     10.088     -65.40    0.07

     FINLAND    16.263     14.380     10.282      5.908    -42.54    18.226     11.505     10.062     10.006     -45.10    0.07

     REP SAF     4.643      7.417      5.215      6.195     18.80     7.503      8.107      8.100      8.397      11.91    0.06

     DOM REP     8.717     10.379      7.353      4.841    -34.15     9.977      8.285      8.200      7.868     -21.14    0.06

     N ZEAL      5.752      7.830      5.965      5.823     -2.38     7.760      7.329      7.308      7.687      -0.93    0.06

     SLOVENI     2.543      4.363      2.692      4.795     78.12     3.318      6.670      6.723      6.466      94.89    0.05

     ARGENT      5.972      8.247      5.580      3.137    -43.78     7.521      7.698      7.075      5.805     -22.83    0.04

     IRELAND     5.943      6.381      4.418      3.789    -14.25     6.924      6.072      5.385      5.752     -16.92    0.04

     SLOVAK      3.980      5.001      3.091      3.809     23.22     4.570      5.073      5.271      5.719      25.15    0.04

     GUATMAL     3.116      3.864      2.627      4.216     60.47     3.446      5.156      5.335      5.453      58.25    0.04

     PERU        3.972      3.994      3.089      4.428     43.34     4.323      4.408      4.878      5.333      23.37    0.04

     MALTA       5.814      5.194      3.822      3.375    -11.69     5.668      4.915      4.862      4.748     -16.23    0.03

     C RICA      5.095      5.251      4.578      3.856    -15.77     5.178      4.801      4.582      4.529     -12.55    0.03

     ROMANIA     4.594      3.477      2.508      3.013     20.16     4.117      4.204      4.259      3.982      -3.27    0.03

     SRI LKA     4.622      3.745      2.548      2.689      5.50     3.882      3.954      3.848      3.885       0.09    0.03

     HUNGARY     0.330      2.059      0.714      2.230    212.22     0.844      2.716      3.211      3.575     323.57    0.03

     NORWAY      0.882      1.782      1.200      1.488     23.92     1.665      1.797      1.932      2.069      24.29    0.01

     SINGAPR     4.196      2.915      1.761      0.780    -55.71     2.943      2.723      2.403      1.934     -34.28    0.01

     BAHRAIN     4.821      1.394      1.233      1.658     34.43     2.793      1.727      1.664      1.819     -34.90    0.01

     RUSSIA      1.146      1.529      0.936      0.703    -24.87     0.936      2.031      2.038      1.297      38.46    0.01

     CHILE       0.937      0.581      0.520      0.706     35.78     0.646      0.903      0.777      0.767      18.73    0.01

     JORDAN      0.202      0.368      0.365      0.710     94.70     0.460      0.466      0.714      0.714      55.09    0.01

     BELARUS     3.432      3.501      3.295      0.000    -99.99     4.368      1.020      0.356      0.207     -95.27    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      0.485      0.484      0.025    -94.92     0.484      0.154      0.023      0.026     -94.67    0.00


     _WTO    12105.162  13501.984   9017.991   9467.179      4.98 13172.116  13904.183  13960.551  13951.172       5.91   99.98

     _OECD    2556.403   2836.012   1925.708   1954.677      1.50  2772.357   2867.758   2866.387   2864.981       3.34   20.53

     _W HEMI  1653.838   1719.374   1163.840   1126.180     -3.24  1734.283   1696.228   1691.518   1681.715      -3.03   12.05

     _EU15     934.232   1002.417    683.027    694.776      1.72   990.708   1014.895   1012.339   1014.166       2.37    7.27

     _EC12     903.075    969.815    661.208    672.868      1.76   955.994    981.793    980.659    981.475       2.67    7.03

     _ASEAN    723.316    889.860    611.773    578.973     -5.36   852.725    877.330    867.675    857.060       0.51    6.14

     _CBI       50.444     60.189     41.343     34.781    -15.87    57.766     54.400     53.937     53.627      -7.16    0.38

     _CAFTA     49.697     59.975     41.198     34.681    -15.82    57.367     54.237     53.783     53.458      -6.81    0.38

     _ANDEAN    14.892     15.566     10.187     14.981     47.06    15.075     18.697     19.682     20.360      35.06    0.15

     _SUB-SAH    5.288      8.356      5.904      6.441      9.09     8.425      8.724      8.567      8.893       5.55    0.06