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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     38494150  40974233   33941410   36845493      8.56  40576388   45895133   45227315   43878316       8.14  100.00

     CHINA P   13817237  19733577   16316068   14270470    -12.54  19085779   19835102   18973953   17687979      -7.32   40.31

     KOR REP    9905634   8315485    6919700    9135015     32.01   8238972   10297136   10523223   10530800      27.82   24.00

     TURKEY     1935122   2057515    1576741    2260653     43.38   2127201    2971716    2929685    2741427      28.87    6.25

     LATVIA     1731847   1713293    1383508    1807966     30.68   1670743    2005203    2138150    2137751      27.95    4.87

     GERMANY    2060052   2022755    1770677    1856357      4.84   2027022    2124912    2078250    2108435       4.02    4.81

     CANADA     1697600   1524446    1346351    1745044     29.61   1717962    1939371    1899767    1923139      11.94    4.38

     MEXICO      681997    718548     537536    1283341    138.75    675008    1416562    1414848    1464353     116.94    3.34

     CHINA T     834784    461115     369060    1054381    185.69    568298    1001971    1162620    1146436     101.73    2.61

     INDIA      1424190    775346     637694     784702     23.05    878909     977875     936423     922354       4.94    2.10

     JAPAN       749075    542975     485797     434456    -10.57    565962     490104     468882     491634     -13.13    1.12

     SLOVAK      623322    647254     532497     374012    -29.76    628389     500258     467831     488769     -22.22    1.11

     S ARAB       21926     12969      12969     452343   3387.88     12969     375354     401754     452343    3387.88    1.03

     ISRAEL      219898    422417     354230     292920    -17.31    393174     399997     397724     361107      -8.16    0.82

     RUSSIA           0    145841         24     171695  715295.8        24     317512     317512     317512    1322867    0.72

     ITALY        77851    114137      84432     170513    101.95     95780     205106     204681     200218     109.04    0.46

     CZECH        24711     42015      40460     120423    197.63     47816     107013     127214     121978     155.10    0.28

     COLOMB         540         3          3     118840   3961233         3      40600      60992     118840    3961233    0.27

     INDNSIA     460134     46059      46059      95479    107.30     46706     108445      95873      95479     104.43    0.22

     MALAYSA      50673     35607      20312      69365    241.50     22743      85128      84660      84660     272.25    0.19

     SWEDEN           0    147307     116530      53520    -54.07    116530     170052     103395      84297     -27.66    0.19

     POLAND       66038     67392      66907      66059     -1.27     67011      66969      66969      66544      -0.70    0.15

     THAILND     282600     63827      53960      52245     -3.18     72615      60230      61347      62112     -14.46    0.14

     U KING      211163    184846     155548      29787    -80.85    162215     125967      91914      59085     -63.58    0.13

     NETHLDS     138531     88072      76476      42327    -44.65     80071      65476      67078      53923     -32.66    0.12

     SWITZLD      70785     39080      24674      36700     48.74     34504      46227      46247      51106      48.12    0.12

     HG KONG      32373     44418      44381        310    -99.30     52988        347        347        347     -99.35    0.00

     BELARUS    1098115    912907     912907          0   -100.00   1103419      55169          0          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      37396035  40061251   33028428   36845493     11.56  39472894   45839964   45227315   43878316      11.16  100.00

     _OECD     16290979  14649139   12192389   15534500     27.41  14733567   18170736   18188818   17991250      22.11   41.00

     _W HEMI    2436482   2252840    1893733    3152410     66.47   2405867    3400832    3380965    3511517      45.96    8.00

     _EU15      2568709   2603205    2217556    2170336     -2.13   2500014    2742033    2595442    2555985       2.24    5.83

     _EC12      2563076   2439043    2099231    2109670      0.50   2377253    2549769    2469835    2449482       3.04    5.58

     _ASEAN      854933    151860     126698     217089     71.34    168451     253803     241880     242251      43.81    0.55

     _ANDEAN        550         3          3     119270   3975567        13      41030      61422     119270   917361.5    0.27