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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 627:  MMF SHEETING STAP/FIL
                                         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       2.247      2.763      1.488      2.010     35.13     2.202      3.119      3.292      3.286      49.24  100.00

     CHINA P     0.858      1.470      0.729      1.278     75.28     0.943      1.927      1.988      2.019     114.01   61.45

     BAHRAIN     0.433      0.395      0.285      0.119    -58.05     0.493      0.266      0.246      0.230     -53.29    7.00


     _WTO        2.247      2.758      1.488      2.010     35.13     2.202      3.114      3.286      3.280      48.99   99.83

     _OECD       0.594      0.536      0.339      0.410     21.17     0.569      0.635      0.635      0.607       6.75   18.49