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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  11:  TOTAL YARN IMPORTS
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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    1402.291   1547.854   1314.023   1231.041     -6.32  1544.534   1483.239   1475.200   1464.872      -5.16  100.00

     CANADA    304.379    306.210    262.458    212.298    -19.11   317.348    261.320    259.509    256.050     -19.32   17.48

     MEXICO    181.526    192.711    167.809    154.221     -8.10   198.213    179.248    177.722    179.123      -9.63   12.23

     CHINA P   131.460    170.125    141.836    142.754      0.65   163.577    172.259    173.461    171.043       4.56   11.68

     INDNSIA   107.742    122.702    105.039     98.886     -5.86   119.738    116.596    116.475    116.548      -2.66    7.96

     INDIA      67.534     86.047     71.346     77.706      8.91    81.152     93.500     91.957     92.407      13.87    6.31

     TURKEY     60.649     76.195     63.801     68.254      6.98    74.654     79.528     79.983     80.648       8.03    5.51

     KOR REP    76.662     68.766     56.195     65.330     16.26    65.180     79.916     78.851     77.902      19.52    5.32

     CHINA T    49.534     60.505     48.918     49.893      1.99    59.100     63.339     62.946     61.480       4.03    4.20

     ITALY      59.362     62.319     53.875     48.902     -9.23    62.979     56.575     57.629     57.346      -8.94    3.91

     GERMANY    44.899     46.562     39.166     38.463     -1.79    46.523     46.267     45.783     45.859      -1.43    3.13

     JAPAN      24.863     30.069     24.401     27.670     13.40    28.069     33.517     33.412     33.339      18.78    2.28

     FRANCE     22.347     24.602     19.519     22.498     15.26    23.547     27.728     27.810     27.580      17.13    1.88

     PAKISTN    33.864     40.045     36.474     22.002    -39.68    42.179     28.859     27.074     25.573     -39.37    1.75

     THAILND    40.077     36.042     31.309     17.400    -44.42    37.890     23.726     23.041     22.133     -41.59    1.51

     PERU       17.481     18.501     15.540     16.896      8.73    19.146     21.002     20.471     19.857       3.71    1.36

     PORTUGL    11.428     16.252     14.216     16.854     18.56    15.037     19.071     18.889     18.890      25.62    1.29

     NETHLDS    14.748     19.471     17.330     16.104     -7.07    19.183     18.757     18.383     18.245      -4.89    1.25

     U KING      9.951     13.927     11.520     15.387     33.58    12.831     17.121     17.465     17.794      38.68    1.21

     VIETNAM    22.290     23.592     19.481     12.905    -33.76    22.690     16.909     16.944     17.016     -25.01    1.16

     MALAYSA    11.334     12.279     10.220     11.425     11.78    12.571     12.779     13.109     13.483       7.26    0.92

     N ZEAL      8.871     12.976     11.278     10.703     -5.10    12.311     12.962     12.785     12.401       0.73    0.85

     LATVIA      6.634      7.344      5.898      7.497     27.11     7.089      8.576      8.967      8.942      26.15    0.61

     SPAIN       5.026      6.636      5.486      7.608     38.68     6.237      8.711      8.663      8.757      40.41    0.60

     COLOMB      6.503      6.814      5.489      7.227     31.65     6.751      8.278      8.349      8.552      26.67    0.58

     EGYPT       9.869      9.296      8.632      7.534    -12.73    10.672      8.415      8.316      8.197     -23.19    0.56

     ISRAEL      7.183      6.318      5.190      5.394      3.92     5.855      6.518      6.858      6.522      11.39    0.45

     ROMANIA     5.594      4.950      4.306      5.119     18.87     5.194      6.161      6.012      5.762      10.94    0.39

     PHIL R      3.071      3.592      2.874      4.621     60.79     3.703      5.040      5.249      5.339      44.17    0.36

     AUSTRAL     6.564      7.777      6.954      3.092    -55.53     7.862      5.057      4.491      3.915     -50.20    0.27

     SLOVAK      3.289      3.762      3.043      2.288    -24.80     3.551      3.175      2.999      3.008     -15.31    0.21

     C RICA      4.885      4.488      4.243      2.723    -35.83     4.362      3.092      3.052      2.968     -31.96    0.20

     GUATMAL     0.865      1.186      1.132      2.878    154.25     1.208      2.781      2.817      2.932     142.63    0.20

     SLOVENI     2.246      2.698      2.257      2.477      9.76     2.530      2.883      2.915      2.918      15.37    0.20

     BELGIUM     3.474      3.512      3.194      2.568    -19.61     3.604      3.247      3.063      2.886     -19.92    0.20

     SWEDEN      0.279      0.865      0.643      1.605    149.67     0.696      1.823      1.676      1.827     162.35    0.12

     S ARAB      1.351      0.365      0.333      1.633    391.06     1.067      1.588      1.669      1.666      56.05    0.11

     CZECH       2.325      1.165      1.024      1.401     36.77     1.177      1.610      1.572      1.541      30.99    0.11

     ARAB EM     5.918     10.824      9.594      0.106    -98.90    13.889      1.905      1.556      1.337     -90.38    0.09

     RUSSIA      0.011      0.631      0.044      0.675   1421.17     0.044      1.258      1.258      1.262    2741.78    0.09

     HONDURA     1.204      1.159      0.997      0.968     -2.89     1.076      1.060      1.035      1.130       5.01    0.08

     POLAND      0.833      0.921      0.915      0.530    -42.14     1.007      0.537      0.536      0.535     -46.87    0.04

     BELARUS     3.078      3.277      3.277      0.000   -100.00     3.906      0.206      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00

     UZBEKIS     0.000      1.331      1.331      0.000   -100.00     1.331      0.000      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO     1399.147   1543.119   1309.289   1231.034     -5.98  1539.172   1483.025   1475.192   1464.864      -4.83  100.00

     _OECD     640.259    676.243    573.955    538.227     -6.22   677.518    648.273    645.319    640.514      -5.46   43.72

     _W HEMI   525.037    536.551    462.385    401.989    -13.06   553.622    482.663    478.626    476.155     -13.99   32.50

     _EU15     176.067    197.700    167.786    173.303      3.29   193.998    203.133    203.365    203.217       4.75   13.87

     _EC12     173.442    194.737    165.486    169.510      2.43   191.420    198.869    199.097    198.761       3.84   13.57

     _ASEAN    184.826    198.501    169.218    145.280    -14.15   196.955    175.139    174.830    174.563     -11.37   11.92

     _ANDEAN    24.143     25.520     21.188     24.217     14.29    26.070     29.414     28.991     28.548       9.50    1.95

     _CBI        8.580      7.233      6.667      7.257      8.84     7.047      7.711      7.731      7.822      10.99    0.53

     _CAFTA      8.481      7.231      6.666      7.257      8.86     7.046      7.711      7.731      7.822      11.02    0.53