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                                          |                                     |                              December 6, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category, 10/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                         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     400.940    501.675    422.266    440.025      4.21   493.413    526.210    525.126    519.434       5.27  100.00

     INDIA      69.963     93.350     78.684     86.001      9.30    89.757    101.950    101.858    100.668      12.16   19.38

     CHINA P    66.765     99.692     83.043     83.897      1.03    95.664    104.344    102.668    100.545       5.10   19.36

     CANADA     60.808     65.261     55.165     50.998     -7.55    65.213     61.383     61.655     61.094      -6.32   11.76

     ARAB EM    21.770     27.143     22.306     30.479     36.64    26.928     34.217     34.819     35.316      31.15    6.80

     CHINA T    27.669     32.363     26.755     28.811      7.68    32.369     34.259     34.056     34.419       6.33    6.63

     S ARAB     18.402     27.124     22.700     25.986     14.47    26.939     31.043     31.137     30.410      12.88    5.85

     TURKEY     23.563     29.656     25.117     23.392     -6.87    28.218     29.490     29.198     27.931      -1.02    5.38

     KOR REP    16.182     18.951     16.106     16.041     -0.40    19.230     18.448     18.538     18.887      -1.79    3.64

     JAPAN      13.371     12.529     10.568     12.629     19.50    12.438     14.588     14.792     14.590      17.30    2.81

     U KING      8.850      9.984      8.311     10.584     27.34    10.043     11.235     11.622     12.256      22.04    2.36

     MEXICO      9.003     10.369      8.965      8.570     -4.41    10.411     10.406     10.179      9.973      -4.20    1.92

     VIETNAM     3.895      7.780      6.327      8.022     26.80     6.645      9.526      9.560      9.475      42.60    1.82

     GREECE      9.574     10.768      9.081      6.147    -32.30    10.332      8.385      8.297      7.835     -24.17    1.51

     GERMANY     8.079      6.243      5.446      6.936     27.36     6.422      7.208      7.376      7.733      20.40    1.49

     ITALY       6.613      8.556      7.117      6.022    -15.39     8.675      7.627      7.495      7.461     -14.00    1.44

     BELGIUM     5.973      7.167      6.341      6.497      2.46     7.097      7.579      7.574      7.322       3.17    1.41

     THAILND     4.012      7.028      6.524      6.087     -6.69     7.174      6.689      6.841      6.591      -8.12    1.27

     NETHLDS     6.293      6.099      5.473      4.275    -21.90     6.044      5.375      5.171      4.901     -18.92    0.94

     REP SAF     0.303      3.080      2.527      4.174     65.13     2.532      4.873      4.903      4.726      86.63    0.91

     MALAYSA     2.066      3.701      3.169      2.633    -16.89     3.588      3.346      3.265      3.166     -11.75    0.61

     HUNGARY     0.000      1.315      0.727      1.899    161.32     0.727      2.412      2.495      2.488     242.30    0.48

     INDNSIA     0.789      1.059      0.853      0.516    -39.51     0.969      0.728      0.669      0.722     -25.55    0.14

     GUATMAL     0.446      0.591      0.578      0.690     19.44     0.623      0.653      0.661      0.703      12.82    0.14

     BRAZIL      1.619      1.261      1.076      0.467    -56.62     1.348      0.730      0.710      0.652     -51.61    0.13

     SRI LKA     0.185      0.036      0.036      0.511   1317.28     0.128      0.423      0.482      0.511     299.09    0.10

     N ZEAL      0.339      0.393      0.393      0.089    -77.36     0.477      0.097      0.089      0.089     -81.36    0.02


     _WTO      400.921    501.570    422.168    439.916      4.20   493.314    526.051    524.975    519.318       5.27   99.98

     _OECD     154.572    171.648    145.459    138.103     -5.06   169.603    165.803    165.829    164.291      -3.13   31.63

     _W HEMI    73.300     78.668     66.883     61.938     -7.39    79.083     74.360     74.425     73.722      -6.78   14.19

     _EU15      51.514     53.070     45.347     43.843     -3.32    52.713     51.549     51.568     51.566      -2.17    9.93

     _EC12      51.274     52.839     45.209     43.717     -3.30    52.539     51.266     51.310     51.347      -2.27    9.89

     _ASEAN     10.781     19.626     16.926     17.318      2.31    18.447     20.353     20.399     20.018       8.52    3.85

     _SUB-SAH    0.304      3.085      2.533      4.175     64.83     2.538      4.873      4.905      4.727      86.29    0.91

     _CBI        1.241      1.123      1.057      1.235     16.92     1.282      1.168      1.225      1.302       1.57    0.25

     _CAFTA      1.209      1.123      1.057      1.235     16.92     1.282      1.168      1.225      1.302       1.57    0.25