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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 300:  CARDED COTTON YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                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     22210795  17678716   15461589   12226751    -20.92  18839210   15613319   14986600   14443878     -23.33  100.00

     PAKISTN    9558931   7997733    7280003    4935133    -32.21   8788361    6295111    5988364    5652863     -35.68   39.14

     MEXICO     4536040   5080405    4559086    2797373    -38.64   5216250    3686126    3494211    3318692     -36.38   22.98

     INDIA      2715122   2267813    1700383    2597986     52.79   2217086    3344337    3253644    3165416      42.77   21.92

     SPAIN       220704    361223     299089     603634    101.82    324141     645179     645179     665768     105.39    4.61

     INDNSIA    1132253    293501     238599     589551    147.09    248184     578250     581081     644453     159.67    4.46

     THAILND     751020    242179     133053     137389      3.26    317259     264793     268752     246515     -22.30    1.71

     CHINA P     693212    325059     294557     136518    -53.65    376299     168037     170991     167020     -55.62    1.16

     CANADA      116148    108731      94641      85351     -9.82    104492      86470      91320      99441      -4.83    0.69

     KOR REP    1226662    242512     225956      70906    -68.62    497016     132805     102884      87462     -82.40    0.61

     UZBEKIS          0    307691     307691          0   -100.00    307691          0          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      22210795  17363333   15146206   12226751    -19.28  18523827   15613319   14986600   14443878     -22.03  100.00

     _W HEMI    4878882   5285326    4747477    2917229    -38.55   5435098    3830148    3633751    3455078     -36.43   23.92

     _OECD      1795548    899545     765819     899974     17.52   1103380    1075503    1023864    1033700      -6.32    7.16

     _ASEAN     2582127    651801     407940     728147     78.49    662207     923788     930782     972008      46.78    6.73

     _EU15       360541    493509     408107     681468     66.98    464757     748984     749853     766870      65.00    5.31

     _EC12       359071    491862     406749     679270     67.00    463277     746854     747348     764383      64.99    5.29