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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 628:  MMF TWILLS/SATEENS STAP/FIL
                                             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     22067795  19258459   15531371   14003546     -9.84  18361225   18575667   18048199   17730634      -3.43  100.00

     CHINA P   15954612  13616744   10848764    9313460    -14.15  12821824   12575308   12326113   12081440      -5.77   68.14

     CHINA T    2784818   1832431    1628545    1539856     -5.45   2114482    1686522    1715441    1743742     -17.53    9.83

     CANADA      566415   1349220    1078504    1279023     18.59   1083445    1944500    1742921    1549739      43.04    8.74

     KOR REP    1673442   1137591    1018049     815803    -19.87   1162158     980928     868610     935345     -19.52    5.28


     _WTO      22067795  19258459   15531371   14003546     -9.84  18361225   18575667   18048199   17730634      -3.43  100.00

     _OECD      2326651   2619822    2210210    2184811     -1.15   2377098    3034360    2723506    2594423       9.14   14.63

     _W HEMI     824865   1495918    1207012    1468101     21.63   1228843    2152619    1951726    1757007      42.98    9.91