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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.30 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     23697826  16739932   14087042   16032567     13.81  16861046   18358189   18549257   18685457      10.82  100.00

     INDNSIA   10775873   8451859    6997959    9443245     34.94   8451827   10351248   10598767   10897145      28.93   58.32

     INDIA      2235726   1450020    1177071    1861312     58.13   1336831    2131670    2110581    2134261      59.65   11.42

     CHINA P    2429723   1446865    1239794    1087115    -12.31   1448962    1305825    1322825    1294186     -10.68    6.93

     KOR REP     851251    373297     321722     896520    178.66    438600     771913     912397     948095     116.16    5.07

     SPAIN       856794    845418     712076     730764      2.62    861350     849188     867525     864106       0.32    4.62

     AUSTRAL     985235   1059380     914658     603883    -33.98   1060925     967360     821598     748605     -29.44    4.01

     THAILND    2909745   1312085    1211725     413699    -65.86   1546545     626147     588636     514059     -66.76    2.75

     VIETNAM     874564    499685     329432     271512    -17.58    417215     539098     479305     441765       5.88    2.36

     TURKEY      463826    284924     219452     243582     11.00    301294     251445     312250     309054       2.58    1.65

     PAKISTN     181132    198219     170890     109217    -36.09    170890     177032     146787     136546     -20.10    0.73

     CHINA T     533871    630746     611876      54424    -91.11    612080      72888      73253      73294     -88.03    0.39


     _WTO      23697826  16739932   14087042   16032567     13.81  16861046   18358189   18549257   18685457      10.82  100.00

     _ASEAN    14757861  10282561    8558048   10200709     19.19  10434519   11588746   11738961   11925222      14.29   63.82

     _OECD      3509045   2714150    2312021    2714799     17.42   2835174    3081976    3151830    3116928       9.94   16.68

     _EU15      1118032    949367     813785     942576     15.83    987059    1056962    1072568    1078158       9.23    5.77

     _EC12       965821    914342     778760     879449     12.93    938292    1007715    1023321    1015031       8.18    5.43