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                                          |                                     |                               October 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  8/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 629:  OTHER MMF FABRICS OF 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      88.630    101.540     68.118     67.831     -0.42    97.475    101.804    102.221    101.253       3.88  100.00

     CHINA P    28.884     36.113     25.133     25.557      1.69    34.849     37.208     37.154     36.537       4.84   36.08

     CANADA     19.405     18.468     12.621     12.628      0.06    18.993     18.476     18.625     18.476      -2.73   18.25

     ITALY      11.315     11.921      8.287      8.381      1.13    11.766     11.783     12.036     12.015       2.12   11.87

     INDIA       6.220      7.031      4.224      4.881     15.57     6.040      7.564      7.466      7.688      27.29    7.59

     TURKEY      4.214      5.312      3.625      3.516     -3.02     5.413      5.142      5.009      5.202      -3.90    5.14

     KOR REP     2.068      1.983      1.189      1.239      4.15     1.935      2.014      2.163      2.032       5.03    2.01

     CHINA T     2.217      2.255      1.642      0.884    -46.17     2.342      1.623      1.621      1.496     -36.10    1.48

     INDNSIA     0.635      1.137      0.857      1.173     36.82     0.971      1.560      1.578      1.453      49.64    1.43

     PAKISTN     0.087      0.721      0.561      0.467    -16.82     0.564      0.770      0.706      0.627      11.19    0.62

     THAILND     1.095      0.952      0.677      0.308    -54.48     0.927      0.840      0.729      0.583     -37.12    0.58


     _WTO       88.630    101.536     68.115     67.827     -0.42    97.473    101.801    102.219    101.248       3.87   99.99

     _OECD      45.560     47.036     32.012     31.959     -0.17    47.613     46.307     47.085     46.983      -1.32   46.40

     _W HEMI    20.166     21.452     13.461     13.169     -2.17    20.105     21.382     21.448     21.160       5.25   20.90

     _EU15      18.573     19.990     13.694     13.752      0.42    19.967     19.373     20.046     20.048       0.40   19.80

     _EC12      18.535     19.959     13.674     13.717      0.31    19.936     19.323     19.999     20.001       0.33   19.75

     _ASEAN      2.319      2.211      1.641      1.538     -6.26     2.208      2.461      2.378      2.108      -4.53    2.08