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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      7746586   7836138    6650798    7160427      7.66   7891772    8158247    8238721    8345767       5.75  100.00

     N ZEAL     1204381   1267532    1105153     990853    -10.34   1247585    1209067    1194208    1153232      -7.56   13.82

     U KING      603183    720221     619846     917920     48.09    693981     939120     982235    1018295      46.73   12.20

     ITALY       819058    779548     670949     818589     22.00    813753     792797     867859     927188      13.94   11.11

     INDIA       495996    720826     593325     732243     23.41    654795     869700     837217     859744      31.30   10.30

     CANADA      707467    642955     546840     691011     26.36    642584     793463     796239     787126      22.49    9.43

     CHINA P     680933    782246     673752     567973    -15.70    751705     595509     628073     676467     -10.01    8.11

     MALAYSA     535134    357524     238370     453844     90.39    420862     534694     554004     572998      36.15    6.87

     PERU        650274    607434     515791     479887     -6.96    651976     629027     608177     571530     -12.34    6.85

     GERMANY     367541    332512     272420     371444     36.35    319351     366163     400501     431536      35.13    5.17

     MEXICO      280181    293577     245154     259847      5.99    307574     305891     305709     308270       0.23    3.69

     TURKEY      241740    287803     245769     196947    -19.86    322869     207820     210725     238981     -25.98    2.86

     PORTUGL     283092    195398     175143     148292    -15.33    223681     191025     168547     168547     -24.65    2.02

     REP SAF     114921    121105      82237     112989     37.39     90065     157503     157033     151857      68.61    1.82

     ROMANIA     120438    118658     108709     120633     10.97    123648     166823     148526     130582       5.61    1.56

     AUSTRAL      94186    222967     209392      46232    -77.92    221811      89709      84713      59807     -73.04    0.72

     URUGUAY      64826     52584      44468      42377     -4.70     52733      51486      51056      50493      -4.25    0.61

     AUSTRIA      43059     37323      31073      33783      8.72     31814      39963      40107      40033      25.83    0.48

     BULGAR        1179      1566         13      36074  277392.3       173      32092      37627      37627   21649.71    0.45

     JAPAN        23892     28436      24827      28470     14.67     29434      32037      35015      32079       8.99    0.38

     CHINA T      24496     36685      35206      24330    -30.89     42242      21031      19577      25809     -38.90    0.31

     BELGIUM      19452     20755      19408      13080    -32.61     25605      15006      13574      14427     -43.66    0.17

     ARGENT      143994     37711      35936      10006    -72.16     39635      36203      12159      11781     -70.28    0.14

     THAILND     112224     78126      78113         35    -99.96     92733        102         48         48     -99.95    0.00


     _WTO       7746574   7836130    6650798    7160386      7.66   7891772    8158198    8238672    8345718       5.75  100.00

     _OECD      4445636   4558561    3942022    4270085      8.32   4599286    4694222    4809775    4886624       6.25   58.55

     _EU15      2167628   2113280    1814957    2321826     27.93   2139313    2364938    2495005    2620149      22.48   31.39

     _EC12      2120416   2070264    1778690    2284901     28.46   2100680    2321420    2451101    2576475      22.65   30.87

     _W HEMI    1891079   1668390    1414928    1491619      5.42   1722764    1833102    1793303    1745081       1.30   20.91

     _ANDEAN     663090    628412     531082     487660     -8.18    667584     643640     625726     584990     -12.37    7.01

     _ASEAN      647358    435665     316498     455391     43.88    513610     536308     555564     574558      11.87    6.88

     _SUB-SAHA   114921    121106      82238     112989     37.39     90066     157503     157033     151857      68.61    1.82