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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    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   12110.470  13507.285  11395.635  11858.263      4.06 13366.281  13953.570  13918.733  13969.913       4.52  100.00

     CHINA P  6541.604   7298.856   6171.231   6517.082      5.60  7218.954   7622.666   7602.532   7644.707       5.90   54.72

     CANADA    826.820    861.417    731.046    684.112     -6.42   869.945    823.536    820.634    814.483      -6.38    5.83

     MEXICO    699.483    756.273    640.469    649.870      1.47   757.703    766.495    759.212    765.674       1.05    5.48

     KOR REP   426.797    511.380    424.729    452.842      6.62   497.418    540.299    535.213    539.493       8.46    3.86

     INDIA     304.775    402.034    334.065    368.446     10.29   387.162    435.585    436.498    436.415      12.72    3.12

     VIETNAM   339.491    459.893    384.101    355.603     -7.42   441.246    438.123    433.698    431.395      -2.23    3.09

     CHINA T   365.290    400.527    335.869    361.797      7.72   395.737    421.797    422.852    426.454       7.76    3.05

     TURKEY    280.771    350.309    298.711    331.275     10.90   341.733    377.765    380.162    382.872      12.04    2.74

     JAPAN     244.286    273.484    223.521    274.642     22.87   261.537    320.530    322.736    324.605      24.11    2.32

     ITALY     248.337    266.065    217.632    218.079      0.21   264.637    267.672    267.021    266.512       0.71    1.91

     GERMANY   196.826    211.176    177.381    180.772      1.91   211.328    213.469    212.852    214.567       1.53    1.54

     INDNSIA   170.163    198.431    170.598    163.385     -4.23   197.505    190.134    188.796    191.218      -3.18    1.37

     EGYPT     121.200    125.472    107.138    107.263      0.12   122.549    125.171    123.447    125.597       2.49    0.90

     THAILND   131.693    134.183    115.941    105.763     -8.78   138.915    123.714    123.651    124.004     -10.73    0.89

     FRANCE    104.053    106.887     85.004     95.441     12.28   104.853    117.188    117.936    117.324      11.89    0.84

     PAKISTN    55.938     93.397     76.172     93.043     22.15    87.610    114.001    112.079    110.269      25.86    0.79

     ISRAEL    171.022    121.298    102.522     90.739    -11.49   124.621    105.467    107.807    109.516     -12.12    0.78

     BELGIUM    99.716    104.794     90.167     88.125     -2.26   102.997    104.532    104.196    102.752      -0.24    0.74

     U KING     77.476     88.631     74.874     74.194     -0.91    87.368     86.091     87.314     87.951       0.67    0.63

     NETHLDS    64.085     73.873     62.655     58.060     -7.33    72.261     69.678     70.277     69.278      -4.13    0.50

     BNGLDSH    50.266     48.436     46.420     57.101     23.01    49.342     57.253     59.495     59.117      19.81    0.42

     PHIL R     49.731     53.097     44.966     44.876     -0.20    53.126     55.392     54.068     53.007      -0.23    0.38

     ARAB EM    30.731     40.347     33.368     35.535      6.49    42.933     41.698     42.083     42.513      -0.98    0.30

     S ARAB     31.285     35.252     29.382     33.774     14.95    35.830     40.837     40.541     39.645      10.65    0.28

     SWITZLD    34.196     37.839     30.916     31.290      1.21    37.621     38.569     38.651     38.213       1.57    0.27

     SPAIN      24.897     25.539     21.783     27.988     28.49    26.932     31.091     31.093     31.745      17.87    0.23

     PORTUGL    23.185     25.069     21.583     27.153     25.81    23.621     29.606     30.343     30.639      29.71    0.22

     MALAYSA    19.223     26.988     21.562     24.658     14.36    25.229     30.334     30.429     30.084      19.25    0.22

     HG KONG    29.950     27.220     23.052     23.593      2.35    28.172     27.323     27.250     27.761      -1.46    0.20

     LUXMBRG    30.419     28.025     25.534     23.670     -7.30    30.572     24.244     25.563     26.162     -14.42    0.19

     POLAND     19.016     29.280     24.792     20.966    -15.43    29.124     25.666     26.257     25.454     -12.60    0.18

     SALVADR    26.638     30.930     26.466     19.305    -27.06    30.808     24.676     24.399     23.769     -22.85    0.17

     DENMARK    12.132     16.660     13.411     13.658      1.84    15.405     17.765     17.254     16.907       9.75    0.12

     CAMBOD      8.524     13.546     11.179     13.950     24.79    13.383     16.928     16.913     16.317      21.92    0.12

     COLOMB     10.865     11.519      9.158     12.617     37.77    11.169     14.744     14.877     14.979      34.10    0.11

     AUSTRAL    19.327     21.024     18.942     12.744    -32.72    21.961     17.427     15.458     14.826     -32.49    0.11

     LATVIA      9.526     12.118      9.915     12.407     25.13    11.584     14.351     14.796     14.610      26.12    0.10

     CZECH       7.555      9.679      7.983     12.640     58.33     8.904     13.432     13.888     14.336      61.01    0.10

     GREECE     16.006     16.716     14.654     11.715    -20.06    17.111     14.398     14.076     13.777     -19.49    0.10

     SWEDEN      8.925      7.620      6.161     10.301     67.20     7.756     11.355     11.395     11.760      51.62    0.08

     HONDURA     5.892      9.189      7.441     10.012     34.55     8.499     10.715     11.356     11.760      38.36    0.08

     AUSTRIA     5.968     10.603      8.898      9.779      9.90     9.701     11.330     11.087     11.484      18.38    0.08

     BRAZIL     54.370     16.077     14.872      8.129    -45.34    22.669     10.088      9.679      9.334     -58.82    0.07

     FINLAND    16.263     14.380     12.285      6.659    -45.79    16.627     10.006      9.559      8.755     -47.35    0.06

     REP SAF     4.643      7.417      6.466      7.173     10.94     7.454      8.397      8.524      8.124       9.00    0.06

     DOM REP     8.717     10.379      9.090      6.326    -30.40    10.352      7.868      7.658      7.616     -26.43    0.05

     N ZEAL      5.752      7.830      6.978      6.552     -6.11     8.086      7.687      7.548      7.403      -8.44    0.05

     SLOVENI     2.543      4.363      3.303      5.652     71.10     3.601      6.466      6.612      6.712      86.39    0.05

     IRELAND     5.943      6.381      5.010      4.388    -12.41     6.280      5.752      6.176      5.759      -8.29    0.04

     SLOVAK      3.980      5.001      3.850      4.521     17.43     4.450      5.719      5.567      5.672      27.47    0.04

     GUATMAL     3.116      3.864      3.320      4.993     50.39     3.707      5.453      5.383      5.537      49.35    0.04

     PERU        3.972      3.994      3.639      4.976     36.73     4.365      5.333      5.267      5.331      22.14    0.04

     ARGENT      5.972      8.247      7.175      4.243    -40.86     8.172      5.805      5.352      5.316     -34.95    0.04

     C RICA      5.095      5.251      4.864      4.062    -16.49     5.020      4.529      4.513      4.449     -11.38    0.03

     MALTA       5.814      5.194      4.819      3.876    -19.57     5.869      4.748      4.526      4.251     -27.57    0.03

     ROMANIA     4.594      3.477      2.888      3.568     23.55     3.795      3.982      4.079      4.157       9.53    0.03

     SRI LKA     4.622      3.745      3.289      3.316      0.82     4.035      3.885      3.770      3.772      -6.51    0.03

     HUNGARY     0.330      2.059      1.195      2.843    137.82     1.250      3.575      3.705      3.707     196.51    0.03

     UKRAINE     2.849      0.315      0.209      2.230    966.02     0.584      2.102      2.217      2.335     299.64    0.02

     BAHRAIN     4.821      1.394      1.351      1.893     40.16     1.687      1.819      1.938      1.936      14.77    0.01

     RUSSIA      1.146      1.529      0.938      0.712    -24.03     0.938      1.297      1.297      1.304      39.07    0.01

     SINGAPR     4.196      2.915      2.753      0.838    -69.55     2.921      1.934      1.339      1.000     -65.76    0.01

     JORDAN      0.202      0.368      0.368      0.912    147.76     0.416      0.714      0.755      0.912     119.52    0.01

     CHILE       0.937      0.581      0.545      0.738     35.34     0.631      0.767      0.764      0.774      22.71    0.01

     SIER LN     0.000      0.485      0.484      0.025    -94.92     0.484      0.026      0.026      0.026     -94.67    0.00

     BELARUS     3.432      3.501      3.501      0.000    -99.99     4.212      0.207      0.000      0.000     -99.99    0.00


     _WTO    12105.162  13501.984  11390.708  11856.878      4.09 13360.338  13951.326  13916.739  13968.154       4.55   99.99

     _OECD    2556.403   2836.012   2384.589   2407.251      0.95  2816.267   2864.994   2860.499   2858.674       1.51   20.46

     _W HEMI  1653.838   1719.374   1459.489   1410.729     -3.34  1734.748   1681.715   1670.645   1670.613      -3.70   11.96

     _EU15     934.232   1002.417    837.031    849.982      1.55   997.449   1014.179   1016.142   1015.369       1.80    7.27

     _EC12     903.075    969.815    809.687    823.243      1.67   963.364    981.487    984.101    983.371       2.08    7.04

     _ASEAN    723.316    889.860    751.646    709.204     -5.65   873.053    857.060    849.406    847.418      -2.94    6.07

     _CBI       50.444     60.189     51.648     44.948    -12.97    58.948     53.627     53.658     53.489      -9.26    0.38

     _CAFTA     49.697     59.975     51.474     44.824    -12.92    58.719     53.458     53.511     53.325      -9.19    0.38

     _ANDEAN    14.892     15.566     12.844     17.935     39.64    15.590     20.360     20.447     20.657      32.51    0.15

     _SUB-SAH    5.288      8.356      7.254      7.536      3.88     8.400      8.893      9.081      8.638       2.83    0.06