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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   22538.661  22841.482  19273.464  19778.875      2.62 22845.708  23350.501  23330.025  23346.893       2.19  100.00

     CHINA P 12216.081  12536.835  10552.243  11022.319      4.45 12446.772  12971.969  12960.574  13006.911       4.50   55.71

     MEXICO   1452.173   1408.377   1198.821   1172.296     -2.21  1436.573   1397.918   1377.771   1381.852      -3.81    5.92

     INDIA     962.598   1197.819   1006.689   1064.209      5.71  1176.268   1250.121   1256.157   1255.340       6.72    5.38

     KOR REP  1070.895   1088.991    915.648    981.501      7.19  1085.054   1152.978   1147.683   1154.843       6.43    4.95

     CANADA   1230.009   1157.082    987.024    924.830     -6.30  1194.689   1124.866   1112.937   1094.888      -8.35    4.69

     VIETNAM   871.010   1047.630    870.357    759.889    -12.69  1018.787    953.773    948.709    937.162      -8.01    4.01

     CHINA T   635.304    606.316    504.354    563.125     11.65   609.241    652.929    663.354    665.087       9.17    2.85

     TURKEY    366.764    441.825    373.275    401.404      7.54   431.599    483.239    481.921    469.955       8.89    2.01

     INDNSIA   424.192    404.934    342.827    342.822     -0.00   407.215    411.371    405.135    404.928      -0.56    1.73

     ISRAEL    429.657    322.264    276.795    241.310    -12.82   335.792    273.060    281.568    286.779     -14.60    1.23

     GERMANY   301.340    298.437    257.088    242.512     -5.67   306.759    281.611    279.707    283.861      -7.46    1.22

     JAPAN     219.106    213.890    176.268    210.826     19.61   204.987    248.953    248.539    248.447      21.20    1.06

     PAKISTN   132.272    187.370    152.759    188.475     23.38   180.181    229.568    227.132    223.087      23.81    0.96

     FRANCE    169.809    141.995    115.729    145.518     25.74   149.469    171.011    173.540    171.784      14.93    0.74

     BNGLDSH   150.809    136.260    132.209    144.154      9.03   140.655    141.709    149.584    148.204       5.37    0.63

     ITALY     142.352    149.956    128.019    124.114     -3.05   152.919    147.105    148.857    146.051      -4.49    0.63

     THAILND   235.355    169.080    145.417    113.884    -21.68   178.293    139.067    136.925    137.548     -22.85    0.59

     S ARAB    114.196    121.392    102.466    116.701     13.89   127.378    134.965    135.871    135.627       6.48    0.58

     MALAYSA    45.885     69.861     46.263     67.977     46.94    54.808     93.889     94.122     91.575      67.08    0.39

     U KING     69.219     67.064     55.885     64.769     15.90    64.379     71.333     75.320     75.948      17.97    0.33

     ARAB EM    71.929     43.011     35.044     64.617     84.39    47.486     60.664     66.657     72.584      52.85    0.31

     PORTUGL    52.824     61.119     53.817     60.068     11.61    58.496     65.960     66.739     67.369      15.17    0.29

     LUXMBRG    86.447     70.472     65.037     59.208     -8.96    79.006     59.063     62.766     64.643     -18.18    0.28

     POLAND     48.829     63.005     52.788     43.454    -17.68    63.093     55.547     55.960     53.671     -14.93    0.23

     LATVIA     36.791     35.749     29.068     37.824     30.12    35.158     41.892     44.451     44.504      26.58    0.19

     SPAIN      46.092     30.655     26.551     39.912     50.32    36.602     42.106     42.898     44.016      20.25    0.19

     GREECE     56.073     43.786     39.318     38.216     -2.80    47.713     42.642     41.820     42.685     -10.54    0.18

     BELGIUM    50.286     41.213     35.773     36.793      2.85    45.251     40.644     41.287     42.232      -6.67    0.18

     EGYPT      36.393     36.552     31.085     36.457     17.28    36.107     40.982     40.729     41.924      16.11    0.18

     NETHLDS    40.332     40.496     34.991     36.150      3.31    41.932     36.167     40.778     41.654      -0.66    0.18

     CAMBOD     25.621     32.848     27.225     32.858     20.69    33.460     39.312     39.622     38.481      15.01    0.16

     DENMARK    20.038     41.549     35.135     31.417    -10.58    38.165     41.456     39.033     37.831      -0.88    0.16

     PHIL R     58.433     53.423     47.094     29.448    -37.47    56.714     41.005     38.138     35.777     -36.92    0.15

     HONDURA    19.836     24.290     19.931     26.239     31.65    23.615     27.338     29.240     30.598      29.57    0.13

     HG KONG    30.466     24.784     21.554     26.087     21.03    28.286     27.019     27.903     29.317       3.65    0.13

     CZECH      18.311     20.828     17.551     25.937     47.78    18.706     27.714     28.850     29.214      56.17    0.13

     SALVADR    35.906     38.809     33.631     23.155    -31.15    39.614     29.766     28.859     28.333     -28.48    0.12

     AUSTRAL    50.132     49.769     46.469     24.535    -47.20    53.569     33.993     29.472     27.835     -48.04    0.12

     FINLAND    55.656     42.826     36.477     18.278    -49.89    51.102     28.771     27.501     24.626     -51.81    0.11

     BRAZIL    235.741     45.877     43.311     18.614    -57.02    74.748     22.379     21.476     21.180     -71.66    0.09

     MALTA      34.073     27.598     25.661     17.360    -32.35    31.614     23.150     21.298     19.298     -38.96    0.08

     GUATMAL     9.836     12.412     10.104     13.727     35.85    11.563     16.600     16.087     16.035      38.68    0.07

     COLOMB      7.618      8.136      6.026     12.808    112.56     6.966     13.115     14.071     14.918     114.17    0.06

     HUNGARY     0.533      7.004      3.796     10.143    167.21     3.822     13.158     13.685     13.351     249.35    0.06

     SLOVAK     14.396     14.836     12.247      9.789    -20.07    14.514     12.432     11.854     12.378     -14.72    0.05

     SWEDEN     10.899     11.580      9.391     10.133      7.90    10.977     14.003     12.697     12.322      12.26    0.05

     C RICA     15.169     14.260     13.342     10.127    -24.10    13.721     11.518     11.275     11.044     -19.51    0.05

     DOM REP     9.379     12.082     10.265      8.782    -14.45    11.526     10.827     10.561     10.599      -8.04    0.05

     N ZEAL     10.576     11.958     11.178      9.780    -12.51    12.650     11.037     10.770     10.559     -16.53    0.05

     SRI LKA    14.433     10.432      9.329      9.000     -3.54    11.976     10.224      9.977     10.102     -15.65    0.04

     SWITZLD    11.877      9.585      7.649      7.893      3.18    10.023      9.667      9.738      9.829      -1.93    0.04

     REP SAF     8.714     11.331     10.402      8.589    -17.43    12.939     10.487     10.535      9.517     -26.45    0.04

     CHILE       2.576      4.631      3.788      5.793     52.90     3.983      7.041      6.826      6.635      66.60    0.03

     SLOVENI     2.660      5.009      3.970      5.505     38.66     4.253      6.240      6.380      6.544      53.87    0.03

     RUSSIA      5.188      5.792      2.849      3.481     22.19     2.850      6.423      6.422      6.424     125.39    0.03

     AUSTRIA     3.504      6.695      5.730      5.186     -9.50     6.274      5.593      5.944      6.151      -1.96    0.03

     PERU        4.756      5.113      4.743      5.591     17.88     5.575      5.793      5.830      5.962       6.93    0.03

     JORDAN      1.229      2.074      2.074      3.828     84.52     2.373      2.701      2.947      3.828      61.31    0.02

     ROMANIA     6.166      2.870      2.547      3.038     19.28     3.560      3.107      3.210      3.361      -5.59    0.01

     IRELAND     4.297      7.483      6.840      2.584    -62.22     7.579      2.938      3.360      3.227     -57.42    0.01

     BAHRAIN     7.391      1.991      1.931      2.529     30.97     2.427      2.469      2.580      2.589       6.67    0.01

     ARGENT      3.361      7.504      7.133      1.791    -74.90     7.746      2.397      2.181      2.162     -72.09    0.01

     UKRAINE     2.593      0.188      0.131      1.681   1185.57     0.429      1.599      1.669      1.738     304.63    0.01

     SINGAPR     2.557      1.641      1.608      0.859    -46.60     1.808      1.476      0.944      0.892     -50.67    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      2.223      2.223      0.009    -99.60     2.223      0.009      0.009      0.009     -99.59    0.00

     BELARUS    22.090     18.361     18.361      0.001    -99.99    22.196      1.110      0.001      0.001    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO    22515.559  22820.833  19253.555  19777.713      2.72 22821.690  23347.311  23327.906  23344.991       2.29   99.99

     _OECD    3918.067   3907.377   3322.866   3345.819      0.69  3971.829   3964.733   3955.423   3930.330      -1.04   16.83

     _W HEMI  3028.011   2739.706   2339.139   2225.315     -4.87  2831.566   2671.415   2638.779   2625.882      -7.26   11.25

     _ASEAN   1663.428   1780.607   1481.547   1347.903     -9.02  1752.048   1680.626   1664.352   1646.963      -6.00    7.05

     _EU15    1109.168   1055.327    905.782    914.856      1.00  1096.624   1050.402   1062.247   1064.401      -2.94    4.56

     _EC12    1039.109    994.226    854.184    881.260      3.17  1028.272   1002.036   1016.105   1021.302      -0.68    4.37

     _CBI       91.065    102.547     87.892     82.358     -6.30   100.745     96.522     96.427     97.014      -3.70    0.42

     _CAFTA     90.296    102.193     87.590     82.118     -6.25   100.369     96.176     96.133     96.721      -3.63    0.41

     _ANDEAN    12.416     13.331     10.843     19.444     79.31    12.624     19.916     20.938     21.931      73.73    0.09

     _SUB-SAH    9.217     14.258     12.930      8.878    -31.34    15.551     11.204     11.279     10.205     -34.37    0.04