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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    829287028 1.01026E9  860621322  905191690      5.18 994761462  1.06408E9  1.06963E9  1.05483E9       6.04  100.00

     INDIA    291111379 365330034  314423303  320963361      2.08 356276571  375893673  375585747  371870092       4.38   35.25

     CHINA P   99221446 152846621  129829640  109975586    -15.29 149292720  142151640  137854419  132992567     -10.92   12.61

     S ARAB    84650933 107652363   90310828  101698362     12.61 111454307  119184220  120079307  119039897       6.81   11.29

     TURKEY    50578330  97130716   82024965   77213982     -5.87  88271269  105335929  105006143   92319733       4.59    8.75

     ARAB EM   55215766  21713319   17704581   54192839    206.10  22513543   45851205   52212955   58201577     158.52    5.52

     CHINA T   42660816  44820589   37149616   39948067      7.53  45486817   47674257   48219169   47619040       4.69    4.51

     CANADA    37796391  42250415   36309213   38363817      5.66  41505165   43082969   44286147   44305019       6.75    4.20

     KOR REP   28740581  32090657   27891691   28262080      1.33  32992164   30503854   30123418   32461046      -1.61    3.08

     VIETNAM   13414764  24496324   20308055   26141962     28.73  21445701   29239497   30032925   30330231      41.43    2.88

     U KING    16366322  17339042   14625310   20087956     37.35  17053661   19510036   21007122   22801688      33.71    2.16

     MEXICO    25791373  20251991   18092436   20385657     12.68  22659260   24911527   23866180   22545212      -0.50    2.14

     GREECE    25243082  20725921   17530116   13082768    -25.37  20393390   16433168   16560888   16278573     -20.18    1.54

     BELGIUM   19696102  15896412   13946158   13358613     -4.21  19275957   15594452   15697303   15308867     -20.58    1.45

     HUNGARY          0   6681211    3563199    9629649    170.25   3563199   12555110   13047466   12747661     257.76    1.21

     THAILND    8297993  13513692   12790379   10941427    -14.46  14040092   11824755   11814023   11664740     -16.92    1.11

     MALAYSA    4274402   6741681    5826118    4590905    -21.20   6688269    5692214    5568303    5506468     -17.67    0.52

     NETHLDS    7317635   4495106    4105815    2995340    -27.05   4880050    3578955    3505427    3384631     -30.64    0.32

     JAPAN      4686769   3321581    2884017    2460061    -14.70   3257787    2955591    2997497    2897625     -11.06    0.27

     GERMANY    2035025   2373204    2169386    2313354      6.64   2383671    1932962    1907455    2517172       5.60    0.24

     REP SAF     532635    943664     759244    1497713     97.26    759700    1862465    1843934    1682133     121.42    0.16

     ITALY       962006   1440622    1137662    1360909     19.62   1240255    1696524    1696313    1663869      34.16    0.16

     INDNSIA    1503312   1537950    1248645     889743    -28.74   1436062    1185549    1090178    1179048     -17.90    0.11

     BRAZIL     3511560   2498544    2172938     753261    -65.33   2694089    1335027    1252743    1078867     -59.95    0.10

     GUATMAL     673128    922755     906340    1000575     10.40   1003863     914968     924443    1016990       1.31    0.10

     SRI LKA     895630    167235     167235     887920    430.94    615315     717031     886305     887920      44.30    0.08

     N ZEAL      728600    665007     665007     141767    -78.68    840007     142993     141767     141767     -83.12    0.01


     _WTO     829280734 1.01013E9  860511655  905059619      5.18 994651620  1.06387E9  1.06943E9  1.05468E9       6.04   99.99

     _OECD    190924875 242281717  204919802  207574479      1.30 233441617  251371285  253975026  244936394       4.92   23.22

     _W HEMI   68748543  66564357   58096052   60883500      4.80  68725964   70643370   70719952   69351805       0.91    6.57

     _EU15     72977499  63203557   54225720   53853616     -0.69  66003353   59607115   61231555   62831453      -4.81    5.96

     _EC12     72950745  63032001   54205499   53839032     -0.68  65975289   59424836   61058623   62665534      -5.02    5.94

     _ASEAN    27496540  46332967   40215066   42579114      5.88  43653099   47958558   48521957   48697015      11.55    4.62

     _SUB-SAHA   532970    944128     759708    1497782     97.15    760164    1862531    1844003    1682202     121.29    0.16

     _CBI        983916   1054018    1025289    1116108      8.86   1185037    1035408    1056846    1144837      -3.39    0.11

     _CAFTA      882853   1054018    1025289    1116108      8.86   1185037    1035408    1056846    1144837      -3.39    0.11