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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million SME

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE 10/2012
   Country      2010       2011      10/2011    10/2012  % Change   10/2011     8/2012     9/2012    10/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD    2887.488   2774.341   2339.942   2348.261      0.36  2792.899   2839.695   2819.648   2782.660      -0.37  100.00

     CHINA P   448.618    563.493    467.702    448.004     -4.21   548.160    579.941    569.237    543.796      -0.80   19.54

     MEXICO    359.681    329.142    284.867    300.770      5.58   339.948    337.161    338.731    345.044       1.50   12.40

     CANADA    438.158    385.983    333.406    251.315    -24.62   412.099    315.768    309.932    303.892     -26.26   10.92

     KOR REP   312.963    245.629    202.474    257.917     27.38   238.341    302.885    303.188    301.073      26.32   10.82

     INDNSIA   286.301    251.086    211.287    240.973     14.05   246.156    277.105    278.197    280.773      14.06   10.09

     INDIA     169.692    169.456    138.884    174.173     25.41   164.561    208.091    204.694    204.745      24.42    7.36

     CHINA T   147.167    157.628    125.431    148.297     18.23   156.317    182.358    185.038    180.494      15.47    6.49

     TURKEY     84.738     92.221     75.546     87.429     15.73    93.502    108.488    107.249    104.104      11.34    3.74

     PAKISTN    97.603     80.694     72.812     50.215    -31.04    87.449     64.937     61.289     58.096     -33.57    2.09

     GERMANY    53.125     50.111     43.706     45.172      3.35    50.461     51.971     51.069     51.578       2.21    1.85

     PORTUGL    29.384     43.124     38.049     44.366     16.60    39.900     49.485     49.429     49.440      23.91    1.78

     VIETNAM    58.106     50.864     40.562     34.483    -14.99    48.344     43.807     44.832     44.785      -7.36    1.61

     LATVIA     36.193     35.366     28.710     37.039     29.01    34.761     41.149     43.665     43.695      25.70    1.57

     THAILND    87.138     60.993     52.441     29.484    -43.78    65.770     40.707     39.744     38.037     -42.17    1.37

     MALAYSA    30.387     29.315     25.021     27.906     11.53    31.213     29.952     30.887     32.200       3.16    1.16

     ITALY      33.914     30.735     26.616     18.300    -31.24    31.250     24.438     24.588     22.420     -28.26    0.81

     JAPAN      22.231     19.354     16.814     16.702     -0.67    19.273     19.111     18.737     19.241      -0.17    0.69

     SPAIN       8.220      9.959      8.221     12.166     47.99     9.442     13.676     13.709     13.904      47.27    0.50

     EGYPT      15.060      9.697      8.808     10.241     16.26    11.476     10.251     10.584     11.130      -3.01    0.40

     SLOVAK     13.411     13.982     11.482      8.200    -28.58    13.538     10.966     10.344     10.700     -20.96    0.38

     ISRAEL     13.013     10.910      9.343      8.599     -7.97    10.445     10.569     10.702     10.166      -2.67    0.37

     PHIL R      5.552      5.870      4.635      8.446     82.21     6.053      9.082      9.528      9.681      59.93    0.35

     FRANCE      8.232      7.200      6.001      8.456     40.92     7.194      9.001      9.206      9.656      34.23    0.35

     S ARAB      3.716      0.950      0.880      9.374    965.80     2.701      8.245      8.774      9.444     249.69    0.34

     C RICA     15.021     12.466     11.825      7.869    -33.46    12.184      8.849      8.744      8.510     -30.15    0.31

     N ZEAL      8.613      9.317      8.715      7.632    -12.43     9.243      8.369      8.391      8.234     -10.92    0.30

     GUATMAL     2.505      3.100      2.954      7.654    159.09     3.190      7.392      7.501      7.800     144.53    0.28

     RUSSIA      0.007      2.990      0.059      3.468   5819.99     0.059      6.399      6.399      6.399   10822.52    0.23

     U KING      7.587      7.507      6.350      4.950    -22.04     6.886      7.287      6.755      6.107     -11.31    0.22

     AUSTRAL     9.533      8.556      7.593      4.770    -37.18     8.853      7.221      6.285      5.733     -35.25    0.21

     COLOMB      2.458      2.210      1.737      4.674    169.06     2.202      3.600      3.982      5.147     133.71    0.18

     CZECH       7.693      2.958      2.629      3.931     49.53     3.020      4.268      4.409      4.260      41.07    0.15

     ROMANIA     5.692      3.219      2.857      3.419     19.69     3.668      3.656      3.697      3.781       3.08    0.14

     BELGIUM     4.912      4.632      4.013      2.833    -29.42     4.567      4.059      3.868      3.451     -24.44    0.12

     PERU        4.266      3.610      3.124      2.922     -6.47     3.951      3.725      3.545      3.408     -13.76    0.12

     ARAB EM     8.545     16.190     14.098      0.192    -98.64    20.068      3.254      2.660      2.284     -88.62    0.08

     HONDURA     2.332      2.432      2.173      1.929    -11.20     2.355      2.155      2.040      2.188      -7.11    0.08

     NETHLDS     3.753      3.281      2.979      1.584    -46.82     3.193      2.022      2.076      1.886     -40.92    0.07

     SWEDEN      0.086      3.163      2.434      1.151    -52.72     2.448      3.596      2.265      1.880     -23.18    0.07

     SLOVENI     2.278      1.921      1.638      1.493     -8.85     1.872      1.765      1.772      1.776      -5.16    0.06

     POLAND      1.563      1.659      1.650      1.470    -10.90     1.686      1.489      1.488      1.480     -12.22    0.05

     BELARUS    22.072     18.350     18.350      0.000   -100.00    22.179      1.109      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00

     UZBEKIS     0.000      2.617      2.617      0.000   -100.00     2.617      0.000      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     2865.350   2753.245   2318.845   2348.260      1.27  2767.973   2838.584   2819.647   2782.659       0.53  100.00

     _OECD    1018.832    910.574    773.672    756.980     -2.16   926.121    918.598    908.608    893.881      -3.48   32.12

     _W HEMI   829.449    741.063    641.927    579.181     -9.77   778.013    681.047    676.902    678.317     -12.81   24.38

     _ASEAN    468.614    398.857    334.675    341.356      2.00   398.440    400.885    403.199    405.538       1.78   14.57

     _EU15     152.107    161.595    139.688    140.434      0.53   157.078    167.412    164.918    162.341       3.35    5.83

     _EC12     150.240    157.006    136.302    138.122      1.34   153.405    162.315    161.083    158.827       3.53    5.71

     _CBI       22.156     18.583     17.411     18.490      6.20    18.225     19.506     19.470     19.662       7.88    0.71

     _CAFTA     22.075     18.579     17.407     18.490      6.22    18.221     19.506     19.470     19.662       7.91    0.71

     _ANDEAN     6.782      5.907      4.927      7.656     55.39     6.221      7.385      7.624      8.636      38.83    0.31