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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                         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     111.326    130.986    110.281    124.307     12.72   127.811    140.897    142.732    145.012      13.46  100.00

     ITALY      24.344     26.670     23.275     23.567      1.25    27.042     24.339     25.617     26.961      -0.30   18.59

     CANADA     12.632     13.120     11.008     14.817     34.61    12.484     16.932     16.938     16.930      35.62   11.68

     PERU       14.002     15.650     13.081     14.125      7.98    16.125     17.597     17.250     16.694       3.53   11.51

     CHINA P     8.917     11.562      9.650     10.149      5.18    10.587     10.573     11.177     12.061      13.92    8.32

     N ZEAL      7.507     11.251      9.560      9.077     -5.05    10.591     11.340     11.138     10.767       1.67    7.43

     INDIA       3.604      6.930      5.626      9.434     67.68     6.056     10.534     10.263     10.738      77.30    7.40

     U KING      5.116      7.118      5.885      9.001     52.93     6.586      9.496      9.994     10.233      55.37    7.06

     GERMANY     5.971      6.042      4.911      6.516     32.70     5.618      6.817      7.101      7.648      36.14    5.27

     MEXICO      5.968      6.317      5.304      6.352     19.76     6.643      7.014      7.178      7.365      10.87    5.08

     TURKEY      4.817      6.336      5.154      4.513    -12.44     6.497      5.244      5.485      5.695     -12.35    3.93

     REP SAF     2.286      3.210      2.380      2.886     21.26     2.614      3.853      3.866      3.716      42.14    2.56

     ROMANIA     1.792      2.294      2.062      2.596     25.86     2.291      3.430      3.172      2.827      23.39    1.95

     MALAYSA     2.345      1.365      0.783      2.209    182.26     1.468      2.628      2.711      2.791      90.14    1.92

     URUGUAY     2.177      1.837      1.513      1.869     23.49     1.783      2.146      2.139      2.192      22.96    1.51

     JAPAN       1.025      1.299      1.097      1.392     26.85     1.293      1.547      1.696      1.594      23.30    1.10

     PORTUGL     1.631      1.581      1.421      1.272    -10.55     1.629      1.586      1.431      1.431     -12.13    0.99

     AUSTRIA     0.769      0.803      0.650      0.743     14.42     0.669      0.903      0.899      0.897      34.03    0.62

     AUSTRAL     0.914      2.787      2.509      0.606    -75.83     2.660      1.267      1.210      0.884     -66.75    0.61

     CHINA T     0.682      1.077      1.024      0.804    -21.44     1.234      0.692      0.644      0.857     -30.50    0.59

     BULGAR      0.035      0.027      0.000      0.535  118528.6     0.003      0.382      0.562      0.562   16348.43    0.39

     ARGENT      1.623      0.611      0.563      0.292    -48.12     0.699      0.664      0.347      0.340     -51.36    0.23

     BELGIUM     0.263      0.251      0.231      0.189    -18.13     0.313      0.227      0.209      0.209     -33.18    0.14

     THAILND     0.832      0.855      0.854      0.002    -99.77     0.944      0.003      0.002      0.002     -99.74    0.00


     _WTO      111.326    130.985    110.281    124.302     12.71   127.811    140.892    142.727    145.007      13.45  100.00

     _OECD      65.513     77.439     65.912     71.319      8.20    75.600     79.378     81.239     82.846       9.58   57.13

     _EU15      38.843     43.154     37.000     41.716     12.75    42.566     43.882     45.763     47.870      12.46   33.01

     _EC12      37.990     42.208     36.223     40.882     12.86    41.743     42.873     44.754     46.867      12.27   32.32

     _W HEMI    36.774     37.878     31.750     37.548     18.26    38.039     44.516     44.038     43.676      14.82   30.12

     _ANDEAN    14.158     15.844     13.229     14.201      7.35    16.287     17.727     17.404     16.816       3.25   11.60

     _SUB-SAH    2.286      3.210      2.381      2.886     21.23     2.615      3.853      3.866      3.716      42.12    2.56

     _ASEAN      3.177      2.221      1.638      2.218     35.36     2.413      2.639      2.720      2.801      16.05    1.93