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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-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     147.058    174.913    144.517    161.749     11.92   169.325    197.426    194.855    192.145      13.48  100.00

     CHINA P    32.525     53.598     44.250     36.215    -18.16    50.548     51.795     49.098     45.563      -9.86   23.71

     KOR REP    24.197     23.359     18.778     26.310     40.11    22.098     30.484     31.121     30.891      39.79   16.08

     GERMANY    18.303     19.590     16.467     16.937      2.86    19.271     19.942     19.625     20.061       4.10   10.44

     NETHLDS    13.141     16.818     14.854     14.542     -2.10    16.522     17.006     16.604     16.506      -0.10    8.59

     MEXICO      6.491      6.448      4.939     12.286    148.74     6.604     13.210     13.310     13.795     108.89    7.18

     CANADA      8.981     10.303      8.847     11.059     25.01    10.571     12.379     12.370     12.516      18.39    6.51

     LATVIA      6.117      6.910      5.481      7.100     29.52     6.544      8.135      8.567      8.528      30.32    4.44

     JAPAN       8.617      7.663      6.452      6.769      4.92     7.483      7.885      7.989      7.980       6.64    4.15

     TURKEY      5.012      5.959      4.537      6.189     36.40     6.040      8.269      8.167      7.610      26.01    3.96

     U KING      2.404      3.343      2.891      3.693     27.72     3.183      3.875      3.807      4.144      30.19    2.16

     ISRAEL      1.642      3.844      3.159      3.042     -3.70     3.529      4.088      4.081      3.727       5.62    1.94

     CHINA T     2.848      2.075      1.640      3.229     96.83     2.234      3.377      3.651      3.663      64.02    1.91

     ITALY       2.350      2.212      1.715      3.058     78.30     2.119      3.528      3.505      3.555      67.78    1.85

     INDIA       3.463      2.955      2.484      2.577      3.76     3.131      3.117      3.012      3.048      -2.64    1.59

     SLOVAK      2.505      2.891      2.347      1.682    -28.37     2.737      2.335      2.158      2.225     -18.69    1.16

     S ARAB      0.052      0.031      0.031      1.510   4738.18     0.031      1.271      1.353      1.510    4738.18    0.79

     SWEDEN      0.000      0.378      0.300      1.321    339.83     0.300      1.409      1.241      1.399     365.63    0.73

     RUSSIA      0.000      0.592      0.005      0.659  12104.07     0.005      1.245      1.245      1.245   22962.48    0.65

     THAILND     1.200      0.495      0.389      0.564     44.94     0.493      0.674      0.679      0.670      35.74    0.35

     CZECH       0.126      0.208      0.198      0.567    186.77     0.220      0.514      0.589      0.578     162.04    0.30

     MALAYSA     0.248      0.247      0.113      0.378    234.09     0.128      0.516      0.512      0.512     300.74    0.27

     INDNSIA     1.421      0.255      0.255      0.496     94.63     0.265      0.577      0.499      0.496      86.93    0.26

     SWITZLD     0.428      0.328      0.230      0.367     59.59     0.294      0.436      0.439      0.465      58.29    0.24

     COLOMB      0.009      0.001      0.001      0.463  47595.26     0.001      0.168      0.245      0.463   47595.26    0.24

     POLAND      0.204      0.241      0.235      0.219     -6.65     0.236      0.225      0.225      0.225      -4.66    0.12

     HG KONG     0.164      0.195      0.194      0.011    -94.09     0.225      0.012      0.012      0.012     -94.72    0.01

     BELARUS     3.078      3.276      3.276      0.000   -100.00     3.904      0.205      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      143.980    171.632    141.236    161.749     14.52   165.416    197.221    194.855    192.145      16.16  100.00

     _OECD      75.721     83.105     69.231     84.501     22.06    81.072     98.498     98.109     98.375      21.34   51.20

     _EU15      36.669     42.706     36.406     39.781      9.27    41.611     46.182     45.188     46.081      10.74   23.98

     _EC12      36.608     42.171     36.048     38.392      6.50    41.221     44.602     43.775     44.515       7.99   23.17

     _W HEMI    15.914     16.893     13.928     23.866     71.36    17.364     25.796     25.984     26.831      54.52   13.96

     _ASEAN      3.132      1.046      0.807      1.438     78.27     1.010      1.768      1.691      1.678      66.04    0.87

     _ANDEAN     0.009      0.001      0.001      0.467  48010.00     0.001      0.172      0.249      0.467   37748.09    0.24