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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 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    103508395  96867582   83880772   76694892     -8.57 100930673   90468812   90321422   89681702     -11.15  100.00

     CANADA    53804147  46224685   40342087   26520178    -34.26  49638579   34395215   33450185   32402776     -34.72   36.13

     MEXICO    15939148  15711135   13491638   18809445     39.42  15992343   20093627   20498468   21028942      31.49   23.45

     CHINA P    5229122   5093806    4311985    6677186     54.85   4959199    6738951    7336900    7459007      50.41    8.32

     INDIA      3865551   5845261    5203027    5946682     14.29   5912007    6548073    6401328    6588916      11.45    7.35

     CHINA T    4994346   3914318    3131337    4614480     47.36   3832213    5360103    5469677    5397461      40.84    6.02

     INDNSIA    4050221   5250788    4658802    3810116    -18.22   5241941    4552222    4468898    4402102     -16.02    4.91

     MALAYSA    3799091   3862968    3369908    3699669      9.79   4137786    3926897    4053414    4192729       1.33    4.68

     KOR REP     941370   2154947    1567334    2172344     38.60   1754551    2785994    2701451    2759957      57.30    3.08

     ITALY      3457781   2927696    2569091     900704    -64.94   2988160    1651899    1628285    1259309     -57.86    1.40

     THAILND    2675930   2753195    2545799     625604    -75.43   3062055    1111889     993509     833000     -72.80    0.93

     FRANCE      272518    343842     316397     605031     91.23    349694     531723     561676     632476      80.87    0.71

     TURKEY       80494    166491     150641     562041    273.10    168654     477774     500805     577891     242.65    0.64

     EGYPT       415382    297060     212200     295120     39.08    312010     352610     393980     379980      21.78    0.42

     SLOVENI     350399    295071     251583     229691     -8.70    287636     271504     272546     273179      -5.03    0.30

     GERMANY     590006    452273     398405     203730    -48.86    465615     283978     265008     257598     -44.68    0.29

     BELGIUM     442505    512359     474662     190684    -59.83    520784     315544     289876     228381     -56.15    0.25

     JAPAN       244849    143450     112243     181193     61.43    128863     205643     192154     212400      64.83    0.24

     SALVADR      54840     64760      45525     132414    190.86     45908     145394     157046     151649     230.33    0.17

     SLOVAK      115971    141814     112128      77815    -30.60    131816     119655     117512     107501     -18.45    0.12

     VIETNAM     367091    300215     266617      59160    -77.81    313527     140104     102598      92758     -70.41    0.10

     S ARAB      503943    105716      94956      41850    -55.93    375138     105894     105894      52610     -85.98    0.06


     _WTO     103508395  96867054   83880244   76694892     -8.57 100930145   90468812   90321422   89681702     -11.14  100.00

     _W HEMI   69809087  62020717   53882945   45522115    -15.52  65680525   54705930   54180251   53659887     -18.30   59.83

     _OECD     59746163  52903290   45928863   31294495    -31.86  56013183   40601913   39554077   38268922     -31.68   42.67

     _ASEAN    10926297  12197055   10871015    8194549    -24.62  12785198    9743482    9618419    9520589     -25.53   10.62

     _EU15      4860747   4310050    3821684    2010028    -47.40   4398825    2912518    2871270    2498394     -43.20    2.79

     _EC12      4859872   4309890    3821524    2010027    -47.40   4398665    2912517    2871269    2498393     -43.20    2.79

     _CBI         56432     67091      47172     135102    186.40     47555     147675     158400     155021     225.98    0.17

     _CAFTA       56432     67091      47172     135102    186.40     47555     147675     158400     155021     225.98    0.17