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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 301:  COMBED 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     27337729  19881409   16592221   15813184     -4.70  18994041   19933931   19521615   19102372       0.57  100.00

     KOR REP    8807460   5513146    4466660    5048352     13.02   4599188    6931898    6512014    6094838      32.52   31.91

     INDIA      2701074   3375076    2615326    3309268     26.53   2962297    4569230    4285300    4069018      37.36   21.30

     INDNSIA    3043199   2348071    1942636    2449774     26.11   2317671    2789856    2828065    2855209      23.19   14.95

     MEXICO     4711048   2412226    2259461    1477163    -34.62   2851498    1439801    1510096    1629928     -42.84    8.53

     THAILND    2006565   1371001    1119215    1009772     -9.78   1385965    1175101    1254979    1261558      -8.98    6.60

     PAKISTN    1540807   1282945    1117405     761808    -31.82   1330966    1079460     978906     927348     -30.33    4.85

     VIETNAM    1756112   2191550    1867910     548324    -70.65   2070768     702323     860173     871964     -57.89    4.56

     EGYPT      1026111    508818     488757     612834     25.39    643636     526766     549904     632895      -1.67    3.31

     CHINA P    1361408    488150     385327     311863    -19.07    452235     358049     382868     414686      -8.30    2.17


     _WTO      27337729  19881409   16592221   15813184     -4.70  18994041   19933931   19521615   19102372       0.57  100.00

     _OECD      9091849   5735762    4651817    5204271     11.88   4815125    7126624    6703313    6288216      30.59   32.92

     _ASEAN     6805876   5969170    4986047    4012186    -19.53   5830690    4673858    4949795    4995309     -14.33   26.15

     _W HEMI    4871907   2519829    2360058    1539748    -34.76   2976058    1508467    1576346    1699519     -42.89    8.90