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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     888.562    949.341    793.147    848.633      7.00   931.900    997.926   1001.539   1004.827       7.83  100.00

     CHINA P   128.280    154.622    129.760    144.779     11.57   148.441    167.822    168.654    169.641      14.28   16.88

     CANADA     92.319    100.881     85.761     96.631     12.68    98.689    112.561    112.899    111.752      13.24   11.12

     JAPAN      79.580     88.651     73.097     92.106     26.01    82.861    106.574    105.786    107.660      29.93   10.71

     GERMANY    86.445     96.910     81.997     82.192      0.24    96.695     94.557     95.673     97.105       0.42    9.66

     MEXICO     63.120     68.820     57.773     62.894      8.86    67.479     74.929     73.593     73.941       9.58    7.36

     ISRAEL     88.459     63.252     51.900     49.082     -5.43    61.771     59.639     60.594     60.434      -2.17    6.01

     FRANCE     41.821     42.423     34.004     40.063     17.82    42.676     49.008     49.264     48.482      13.61    4.82

     ITALY      33.364     43.052     32.828     33.649      2.50    39.324     43.679     44.379     43.873      11.57    4.37

     KOR REP    21.529     31.491     25.884     32.298     24.78    30.074     37.004     37.566     37.905      26.04    3.77

     INDIA      20.514     38.925     32.835     29.412    -10.43    37.040     37.509     35.907     35.502      -4.15    3.53

     U KING     28.905     32.672     28.158     22.879    -18.75    32.041     27.286     28.136     27.393     -14.51    2.73

     LUXMBRG    28.455     25.430     23.346     22.717     -2.69    28.112     22.773     24.068     24.801     -11.78    2.47

     TURKEY     15.045     19.832     16.481     21.172     28.46    18.734     23.837     23.627     24.523      30.90    2.44

     CHINA T    15.020     18.324     15.013     15.240      1.51    17.661     18.000     17.923     18.550       5.04    1.85

     THAILND     8.010     11.725      9.238     11.709     26.75    10.513     13.374     13.545     14.196      35.04    1.41

     POLAND      8.441     13.402     11.002     11.050      0.44    12.736     13.782     13.837     13.450       5.61    1.34

     DENMARK     5.792     11.292      9.421      8.813     -6.45    10.521     11.684     11.027     10.685       1.56    1.06

     NETHLDS     9.267     11.031      9.510      8.145    -14.36    11.197      8.526      9.385      9.665     -13.68    0.96

     FINLAND    15.251     13.477     11.522      5.873    -49.03    15.729      9.062      8.700      7.827     -50.24    0.78

     SWEDEN      5.694      4.515      3.673      6.758     84.00     4.535      7.318      7.465      7.600      67.59    0.76

     SPAIN       7.230      3.661      3.261      7.173    119.97     5.071      7.539      7.810      7.573      49.35    0.75

     BELGIUM     6.738      5.724      4.882      6.466     32.45     6.063      5.508      6.205      7.308      20.53    0.73

     AUSTRAL     8.456     10.677     10.132      5.486    -45.86    11.352      7.716      6.463      6.031     -46.87    0.60

     CZECH       2.012      4.129      3.398      4.949     45.64     3.537      5.244      5.520      5.680      60.60    0.57

     MALAYSA     0.483      3.138      1.236      2.752    122.63     1.275      5.004      4.980      4.654     264.92    0.46

     IRELAND     5.152      4.315      3.131      3.315      5.89     4.302      4.466      4.835      4.500       4.58    0.45

     GREECE      4.524      3.506      3.506      4.419     26.04     4.328      4.341      4.208      4.419       2.10    0.44

     SLOVENI     0.293      1.622      1.003      3.124    211.40     1.028      3.543      3.649      3.743     264.23    0.37

     BRAZIL     43.895      7.860      7.481      3.109    -58.45    13.831      3.520      3.618      3.487     -74.79    0.35

     INDNSIA     3.191      2.205      1.741      2.003     15.06     2.407      2.314      2.340      2.467       2.47    0.25

     S ARAB      3.486      1.983      1.606      1.058    -34.13     1.712      1.431      1.329      1.435     -16.21    0.14

     DOM REP     1.597      2.620      2.237      1.042    -53.42     2.510      1.609      1.480      1.425     -43.21    0.14

     HG KONG     0.789      1.178      0.905      1.087     20.11     1.154      1.390      1.397      1.360      17.91    0.14

     REP SAF     0.644      1.255      1.137      1.045     -8.15     1.353      1.306      1.317      1.163     -14.08    0.12

     SWITZLD     0.997      0.920      0.748      0.797      6.62     0.925      0.873      0.949      0.970       4.84    0.10

     AUSTRIA     0.177      0.754      0.745      0.484    -34.96     0.783      0.471      0.530      0.493     -36.97    0.05

     VIETNAM     0.259      0.322      0.287      0.393     36.62     0.334      0.361      0.341      0.427      27.70    0.04

     HONDURA     0.306      0.247      0.196      0.264     34.87     0.206      0.259      0.351      0.315      52.85    0.03

     ECUADOR     0.000      0.000      0.000      0.219       *       0.000      0.219      0.219      0.219        *      0.02

     CHILE       0.000      0.096      0.075      0.137     82.64     0.075      0.168      0.163      0.158     110.17    0.02

     EGYPT       0.021      0.046      0.046      0.156    236.55     0.046      0.104      0.116      0.156     236.55    0.02

     RUSSIA      1.135      0.792      0.792      0.000    -99.95     0.792      0.000      0.000      0.000     -99.95    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      0.484      0.484      0.000   -100.00     0.484      0.000      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      888.562    949.318    793.123    848.544      6.99   931.876    997.869   1001.450   1004.738       7.82   99.99

     _OECD     427.671    480.198    403.489    425.464      5.45   477.526    497.389    502.716    502.172       5.16   49.98

     _EU15     278.816    298.760    249.983    252.948      1.19   301.376    296.218    301.686    301.726       0.12   30.03

     _EC12     257.694    280.015    234.043    239.834      2.47   280.330    279.367    284.991    285.805       1.95   28.44

     _W HEMI   201.754    180.870    153.793    164.654      7.06   183.123    193.657    192.725    191.731       4.70   19.08

     _ASEAN     12.810     17.651     12.735     17.019     33.64    15.174     21.283     21.456     21.935      44.56    2.18

     _CBI        2.052      3.010      2.561      1.423    -44.43     2.845      2.027      1.980      1.873     -34.17    0.19

     _CAFTA      2.030      2.985      2.550      1.340    -47.45     2.833      1.918      1.882      1.775     -37.36    0.18

     _SUB-SAH    0.781      1.740      1.622      1.049    -35.32     1.874      1.308      1.319      1.167     -37.74    0.12

     _ANDEAN     0.150      0.108      0.051      0.417    725.85     0.074      0.407      0.427      0.475     538.82    0.05