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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                         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     346.369    372.061    322.164    267.405    -17.00   382.071    326.478    322.428    317.301     -16.95  100.00

     CANADA    212.793    206.067    180.370    121.518    -32.63   218.220    154.392    150.716    147.216     -32.54   46.40

     MEXICO     36.108     46.363     39.479     50.419     27.71    45.932     56.493     56.513     57.302      24.75   18.06

     CHINA P    13.874     16.090     13.645     17.377     27.35    15.513     18.479     19.697     19.822      27.77    6.25

     CHINA T    12.440     13.757     11.104     13.508     21.65    13.402     16.479     16.462     16.160      20.58    5.09

     INDIA       8.368     14.880     13.311     13.380      0.52    14.819     15.259     14.691     14.949       0.88    4.71

     KOR REP     3.991      9.584      6.941      9.771     40.79     7.731     12.676     12.358     12.415      60.59    3.91

     INDNSIA     7.712     13.169     11.722      9.034    -22.93    12.928     11.279     10.902     10.481     -18.93    3.30

     MALAYSA     7.309      9.721      8.515      8.403     -1.32    10.000      9.225      9.456      9.608      -3.92    3.03

     ITALY      16.651     16.852     14.734      6.192    -57.98    17.127     10.289     10.106      8.310     -51.48    2.62

     THAILND     6.909      8.462      7.660      3.350    -56.28     8.955      4.878      4.559      4.151     -53.65    1.31

     SLOVENI     2.245      2.694      2.253      2.477      9.96     2.525      2.883      2.915      2.918      15.56    0.92

     FRANCE      2.094      1.989      1.672      2.505     49.78     1.902      2.632      2.644      2.821      48.32    0.89

     GERMANY     3.611      3.192      2.787      1.631    -41.49     3.278      2.213      2.091      2.036     -37.91    0.64

     TURKEY      0.364      0.652      0.595      1.725    189.75     0.653      1.519      1.575      1.782     172.70    0.56

     JAPAN       0.958      1.338      1.089      1.314     20.72     1.227      1.492      1.427      1.563      27.44    0.49

     EGYPT       0.832      0.774      0.555      0.722     30.07     0.755      0.887      0.988      0.941      24.57    0.30

     SLOVAK      0.706      0.834      0.658      0.487    -26.01     0.777      0.742      0.721      0.663     -14.71    0.21

     SALVADR     0.212      0.283      0.180      0.555    207.29     0.182      0.646      0.697      0.657     260.28    0.21

     BELGIUM     1.208      1.493      1.384      0.541    -60.90     1.494      0.952      0.826      0.650     -56.52    0.20

     VIETNAM     0.933      0.946      0.849      0.143    -83.20     0.926      0.417      0.275      0.240     -74.12    0.08

     S ARAB      1.299      0.334      0.301      0.120    -59.97     1.036      0.314      0.314      0.153     -85.21    0.05


     _WTO      346.369    372.059    322.163    267.405    -17.00   382.069    326.478    322.428    317.301     -16.95  100.00

     _W HEMI   249.173    252.765    220.055    172.696    -21.52   264.359    211.746    208.150    205.406     -22.30   64.74

     _OECD     242.160    241.547    210.132    145.064    -30.97   252.223    186.073    181.693    176.479     -30.03   55.62

     _ASEAN     22.931     32.366     28.816     20.929    -27.37    32.878     25.827     25.191     24.479     -25.54    7.71

     _EU15      24.240     24.586     21.570     11.741    -45.57    24.870     17.175     16.734     14.758     -40.66    4.65

     _EC12      24.234     24.583     21.566     11.740    -45.56    24.866     17.174     16.734     14.757     -40.65    4.65

     _CBI        0.222      0.291      0.184      0.566    207.09     0.186      0.657      0.706      0.673     261.47    0.21

     _CAFTA      0.222      0.291      0.184      0.566    207.09     0.186      0.657      0.706      0.673     261.47    0.21