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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      85.691     72.544     62.355     55.963    -10.25    72.994     66.237     66.361     66.152      -9.37  100.00

     INDNSIA    36.085     34.913     29.578     31.535      6.62    34.942     35.707     36.243     36.871       5.52   55.74

     INDIA       9.115      7.209      5.970      7.026     17.68     6.623      8.471      8.254      8.265      24.79   12.49

     KOR REP     4.256      2.167      1.916      4.388    129.02     2.533      3.890      4.442      4.639      83.18    7.01

     CHINA P     9.360      7.115      6.212      3.384    -45.52     7.143      4.649      4.582      4.287     -39.98    6.48

     AUSTRAL     4.170      4.419      3.881      2.151    -44.56     4.484      3.450      2.940      2.690     -40.01    4.07

     SPAIN       2.047      1.969      1.659      1.683      1.47     2.008      1.960      2.003      1.994      -0.70    3.01

     THAILND    10.170      5.899      5.483      1.555    -71.65     6.771      2.441      2.285      1.971     -70.89    2.98

     VIETNAM     2.816      1.997      1.381      0.867    -37.26     1.714      1.772      1.589      1.483     -13.50    2.24

     TURKEY      1.847      1.310      1.025      1.162     13.36     1.363      1.156      1.438      1.447       6.13    2.19

     PAKISTN     0.806      0.975      0.821      0.558    -32.01     0.821      0.919      0.771      0.712     -13.21    1.08

     CHINA T     1.752      2.959      2.889      0.204    -92.93     2.890      0.272      0.274      0.274     -90.50    0.41


     _WTO       85.691     72.544     62.355     55.963    -10.25    72.994     66.237     66.361     66.152      -9.37  100.00

     _ASEAN     49.956     42.898     36.530     34.200     -6.38    43.515     40.162     40.360     40.567      -6.77   61.32

     _OECD      14.307     11.229      9.775     10.550      7.93    11.810     11.763     12.079     12.004       1.64   18.15

     _EU15       3.178      2.571      2.241      2.632     17.42     2.688      2.974      2.980      2.961      10.16    4.48

     _EC12       2.444      2.421      2.091      2.356     12.63     2.468      2.756      2.762      2.685       8.77    4.06