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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  60:  MAN-MADE FIBER PRODUCTS
                                                    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   35397.819  41151.828  34953.317  37358.774      6.88 40594.782  43345.565  43322.907  43557.285       7.30  100.00

     CHINA P 16993.686  19509.349  16623.655  17716.711      6.58 19256.804  20493.685  20505.990  20602.404       6.99   47.30

     VIETNAM  2527.543   3251.036   2753.895   3188.165     15.77  3167.018   3637.430   3627.864   3685.306      16.37    8.46

     INDNSIA  1733.224   2111.673   1794.391   1895.419      5.63  2066.797   2219.949   2187.303   2212.701       7.06    5.08

     MEXICO   1688.762   1871.269   1599.853   1582.442     -1.09  1872.740   1852.278   1838.492   1853.858      -1.01    4.26

     CANADA   1121.926   1157.232    982.920    939.310     -4.44  1166.619   1120.637   1114.553   1113.622      -4.54    2.56

     INDIA     677.318    931.192    783.514    905.428     15.56   894.233   1046.706   1045.030   1053.105      17.77    2.42

     HONDURA   860.278    925.565    782.437    904.354     15.58   936.069   1027.316   1042.353   1047.482      11.90    2.40

     BNGLDSH   783.556    962.651    837.032    809.232     -3.32   962.076    957.435    951.949    934.851      -2.83    2.15

     CAMBOD    515.608    776.300    638.170    731.914     14.69   731.182    873.703    869.402    870.043      18.99    2.00

     CHINA T   712.424    722.531    616.920    623.523      1.07   724.053    725.071    725.543    729.134       0.70    1.67

     SALVADR   520.354    576.911    476.369    576.221     20.96   552.289    654.008    668.277    676.764      22.54    1.55

     THAILND   685.950    656.082    562.933    556.643     -1.12   673.698    641.982    644.340    649.792      -3.55    1.49

     KOR REP   547.792    629.324    525.584    545.430      3.78   618.216    654.654    647.110    649.170       5.01    1.49

     PHIL R    500.732    621.510    532.712    552.323      3.68   612.918    641.400    642.219    641.122       4.60    1.47

     JORDAN    432.656    550.871    480.136    541.210     12.72   543.750    593.456    602.793    611.945      12.54    1.40

     SRI LKA   407.193    500.626    424.381    490.691     15.63   490.978    564.389    565.833    566.936      15.47    1.30

     ITALY     444.785    500.184    405.603    423.848      4.50   492.501    520.326    518.874    518.428       5.26    1.19

     TURKEY    354.644    440.951    375.394    423.798     12.89   429.454    485.535    487.065    489.354      13.95    1.12

     GUATMAL   307.820    408.079    347.568    370.240      6.52   397.419    422.242    422.516    430.751       8.39    0.99

     EGYPT     307.126    392.678    335.407    349.615      4.24   381.116    405.707    405.366    406.886       6.76    0.93

     NICARAG   253.306    324.657    277.976    328.049     18.01   330.102    374.322    372.963    374.730      13.52    0.86

     JAPAN     251.100    281.502    230.311    283.187     22.96   269.737    329.885    332.228    334.378      23.96    0.77

     DOM REP   279.551    299.278    244.889    267.897      9.40   291.190    319.722    319.620    322.286      10.68    0.74

     GERMANY   210.615    225.733    190.614    192.787      1.14   225.840    227.200    226.510    227.906       0.91    0.52

     PAKISTN   126.356    198.599    162.911    188.787     15.88   189.444    227.883    225.861    224.476      18.49    0.52

     ISRAEL    261.125    213.988    180.017    161.698    -10.18   213.589    194.789    196.989    195.669      -8.39    0.45

     FRANCE    147.200    163.661    131.654    139.477      5.94   160.806    170.670    171.444    171.484       6.64    0.39

     MALAYSA   153.993    183.658    157.595    137.801    -12.56   181.784    173.025    170.420    163.864      -9.86    0.38

     HAITI      87.289    112.240     95.571    108.959     14.01   112.406    123.919    125.213    125.627      11.76    0.29

     LESOTHO    76.367    110.921     93.955     96.933      3.17   104.920    109.711    115.099    113.899       8.56    0.26

     U KING     91.457    106.230     89.146     92.856      4.16   104.458    108.095    109.800    109.940       5.25    0.25

     BELGIUM   100.894    106.812     91.882     89.704     -2.37   104.830    106.457    106.085    104.635      -0.19    0.24

     COLOMB    111.370    105.232     89.518     88.058     -1.63   108.975    103.406    101.811    103.773      -4.77    0.24

     HG KONG    67.959     72.859     60.130     69.061     14.85    72.828     78.077     78.835     81.790      12.31    0.19

     KENYA      35.336     71.974     62.122     68.675     10.55    70.634     80.687     76.916     78.527      11.17    0.18

     PERU       64.633     84.146     72.229     63.200    -12.50    81.999     75.709     76.480     75.117      -8.39    0.17

     NETHLDS    64.965     75.032     63.613     59.110     -7.08    73.340     70.858     71.486     70.529      -3.83    0.16

     PORTUGL    45.184     52.188     42.881     57.228     33.46    49.312     63.384     64.334     66.535      34.93    0.15

     MOROC      27.234     43.692     37.888     48.272     27.41    41.298     50.251     51.248     54.076      30.94    0.12

     ARAB EM    40.312     51.910     43.098     45.018      4.45    54.321     52.948     53.311     53.830      -0.90    0.12

     SPAIN      35.216     41.368     34.985     41.357     18.21    41.800     47.842     47.486     47.740      14.21    0.11

     ROMANIA    27.386     34.225     28.066     39.594     41.07    32.527     42.493     43.795     45.752      40.66    0.11

     C RICA     60.970     54.294     45.351     35.927    -20.78    54.339     47.328     45.486     44.870     -17.43    0.10

     SWITZLD    40.903     44.080     36.581     33.463     -8.52    44.156     41.759     41.609     40.963      -7.23    0.09

     BAHRAIN    39.356     35.998     31.118     35.942     15.50    36.521     41.139     41.787     40.822      11.78    0.09

     S ARAB     31.478     35.418     29.526     33.929     14.91    35.990     41.026     40.723     39.822      10.65    0.09

     POLAND     26.477     38.978     33.002     27.807    -15.74    38.079     34.666     34.658     33.783     -11.28    0.08

     SWAZLND    49.168     40.275     36.439     27.750    -23.85    44.226     29.240     29.518     31.585     -28.58    0.07

     TUNISIA    25.842     25.972     22.384     25.869     15.57    25.929     29.443     29.169     29.457      13.61    0.07

     BULGAR     19.775     25.209     21.147     23.432     10.80    24.865     27.629     27.260     27.493      10.57    0.06

     LUXMBRG    30.481     28.027     25.535     23.672     -7.30    30.577     24.244     25.564     26.163     -14.44    0.06

     SINGAPR    49.715     34.486     31.016     20.645    -33.44    36.853     26.135     25.200     24.115     -34.56    0.06

     BRAZIL     63.025     25.502     22.587     16.086    -28.78    32.193     19.385     19.532     19.002     -40.98    0.04

     AUSTRIA    13.681     17.829     14.513     15.563      7.23    16.805     18.491     18.049     18.879      12.34    0.04

     AUSTRAL    21.504     24.506     21.692     15.559    -28.27    25.368     20.874     18.834     18.373     -27.58    0.04

     DENMARK    12.972     17.157     13.857     14.350      3.56    15.955     18.534     18.002     17.651      10.63    0.04

     CZECH       9.341     12.019     10.045     14.932     48.66    11.182     16.022     16.415     16.907      51.19    0.04

     HUNGARY     9.073     12.975     10.306     13.957     35.43    12.042     16.211     16.420     16.626      38.07    0.04

     LATVIA     10.661     13.220     10.902     13.639     25.10    12.657     15.641     16.094     15.956      26.07    0.04

     GREECE     16.995     17.255     15.109     12.067    -20.13    17.651     14.799     14.507     14.213     -19.48    0.03

     SLOVENI     7.536     10.993      8.827     11.850     34.24     9.855     13.320     13.467     14.016      42.22    0.03

     SWEDEN      9.676      8.395      6.681     10.803     61.68     8.377     12.073     12.161     12.517      49.42    0.03

     REP SAF     8.808     11.643     10.079     10.674      5.91    12.028     12.057     12.414     12.239       1.75    0.03

     MADAGAS    16.623      7.061      6.245      9.161     46.69     7.102      5.742      8.084      9.977      40.48    0.02

     SLOVAK      5.784      7.436      5.938      7.619     28.30     6.950      8.383      8.683      9.117      31.18    0.02

     FINLAND    16.458     14.569     12.424      6.787    -45.37    16.824     10.166      9.709      8.931     -46.91    0.02

     BOTSWAN     5.573      7.952      7.607      8.196      7.74     8.608     10.653     10.687      8.541      -0.78    0.02

     N ZEAL      5.917      8.306      7.362      7.049     -4.25     8.540      8.332      8.160      7.993      -6.40    0.02

     MACAU      17.611      9.799      8.578      6.661    -22.34    10.807      8.912      8.343      7.883     -27.06    0.02

     TNZANIA     1.682      5.168      4.053      6.095     50.41     4.588      7.430      7.406      7.210      57.15    0.02

     MALAWI      9.477     12.368      9.727      4.412    -54.64    11.657     10.042      8.952      7.053     -39.50    0.02

     ETHIOP      5.312      7.175      6.038      5.653     -6.37     6.549      7.529      6.984      6.791       3.69    0.02

     ARGENT      6.645      8.688      7.549      5.065    -32.91     8.682      6.157      5.711      6.204     -28.55    0.01

     IRELAND     6.115      6.508      5.112      4.717     -7.72     6.403      6.095      6.529      6.113      -4.53    0.01

     UKRAINE     4.862      2.196      1.847      5.083    175.17     2.422      4.967      5.191      5.432     124.24    0.01

     MALTA       6.003      5.615      5.172      4.661     -9.89     6.286      5.455      5.237      5.103     -18.81    0.01

     ECUADOR     5.900      6.328      5.443      3.798    -30.23     6.521      4.470      4.646      4.683     -28.19    0.01

     GUYANA      3.145      4.310      3.459      3.226     -6.74     4.036      4.481      4.328      4.078       1.03    0.01

     LAOS        3.204      4.022      3.371      2.497    -25.93     4.306      3.413      3.359      3.148     -26.91    0.01

     RUSSIA      1.258      1.624      1.019      0.848    -16.84     1.023      1.450      1.453      1.452      41.95    0.00

     CHILE       1.427      0.952      0.869      1.018     17.17     1.022      1.099      1.094      1.101       7.76    0.00

     BELARUS     3.530      3.783      3.770      0.111    -97.05     4.495      0.330      0.110      0.124     -97.24    0.00

     SIER LN     0.017      0.510      0.508      0.056    -88.93     0.515      0.057      0.057      0.058     -88.77    0.00


     _WTO    35380.617  41131.753  34935.711  37345.924      6.90 40574.283  43328.741  43307.194  43541.966       7.31   99.96

     _ASEAN   6171.880   7639.925   6475.010   7086.576      9.45  7475.762   8218.203   8171.439   8251.491      10.38   18.94

     _W HEMI  5438.773   5967.207   5056.700   5295.221      4.72  5959.065   6158.470   6164.870   6205.728       4.14   14.25

     _OECD    3386.077   3752.186   3148.815   3207.729      1.87  3722.001   3820.875   3808.301   3811.099       2.39    8.75

     _CBI     2373.533   2706.409   2274.484   2595.111     14.10  2678.777   2973.797   3001.186   3027.035      13.00    6.95

     _CAFTA   2282.279   2588.784   2174.589   2482.688     14.17  2561.408   2844.938   2871.216   2896.883      13.10    6.65

     _EU15    1246.692   1380.948   1143.609   1184.325      3.56  1365.480   1419.236   1420.539   1421.664       4.11    3.26

     _EC12    1206.877   1340.154   1109.990   1151.172      3.71  1323.474   1378.506   1380.621   1381.336       4.37    3.17

     _SUB-SAH  213.195    282.821    242.865    245.252      0.98   277.704    282.609    285.339    285.208       2.70    0.65

     _ANDEAN   182.030    195.820    167.270    155.149     -7.25   197.609    183.703    183.061    183.699      -7.04    0.42