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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 629:  OTHER MMF FABRICS OF 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     43799692  41835908   35599634   38060027      6.91  41510045   43572773   42709808   44296301       6.71  100.00

     CHINA P   16232273  17490263   14635806   16719739     14.24  16854700   18887209   18921961   19574196      16.13   44.19

     CANADA    11029465   9059733    7916356    7672769     -3.08   9653713    8404592    8588478    8816146      -8.68   19.90

     INDIA      4427658   2574612    1838080    2720866     48.03   2288115    3395078    3084608    3457398      51.10    7.81

     INDNSIA    1399745   2186020    2093828    3280120     56.66   2105680    3270531    3096351    3372312      60.15    7.61

     TURKEY     1713193   1768844    1498461    1430295     -4.55   1788871    1667456    1679106    1700678      -4.93    3.84

     CHINA T    1460349   1531131    1436548    1270361    -11.57   1581239    1289520    1263067    1364944     -13.68    3.08

     PAKISTN     148295   1170010     970628    1164706     20.00    972613    1177557    1400314    1364088      40.25    3.08

     KOR REP    1320860   1057396     847912    1089605     28.50   1047061    1277647    1306819    1299089      24.07    2.93

     ITALY      1146272    981860     780347     720354     -7.69    956253     916311     902498     921867      -3.60    2.08

     THAILND    1450500   1659518    1609240     301179    -81.28   1680038    1057195     351131     351457     -79.08    0.79


     _WTO      43799692  41834482   35598208   38059931      6.92  41508619   43572079   42709438   44296205       6.72  100.00

     _OECD     16517820  13959364   11972829   11833262     -1.17  14585448   13416694   13534727   13819797      -5.25   31.20

     _W HEMI   11194487   9610042    8325966    7807571     -6.23  10093487    8820748    8955874    9091647      -9.93   20.52

     _ASEAN     4154892   4047463    3898124    3601297     -7.61   4314946    4354336    3474316    3750636     -13.08    8.47

     _EU15      2381322   2019605    1663212    1581025     -4.94   2031471    2002937    1893704    1937418      -4.63    4.37

     _EC12      2379404   2017604    1661251    1574845     -5.20   2029363    1999838    1889725    1931198      -4.84    4.36