Major Shippers Category 201
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                                          |                                     |                              November 8, 2010
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2010 Data     |
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                                           Category 201:  SPECIALTY YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2010
   Country      2008       2009       9/2009     9/2010  % Change    9/2009     7/2010     8/2010     9/2010   % Change % Share


     WORLD     57589939  47281969   36182352   45813616     26.62  50313177   54645938   55778318   56913233      13.12  100.00

     MEXICO    24778215  16816541   12914062   15971029     23.67  18587011   19108717   19426836   19873508       6.92   34.92

     CHINA T    9895477   7596666    4955448    8920616     80.02   7786172   10693702   10969301   11561834      48.49   20.31

     PORTUGL    2226859   3885547    3226600    3994913     23.81   3931848    4610302    4614554    4653860      18.36    8.18

     CHINA P    2448096   2321180    1679774    2914872     73.53   2196452    3136671    3335335    3556278      61.91    6.25

     C RICA     1300428   1960405    1799724    2143543     19.10   2094554    2210926    2260604    2304224      10.01    4.05

     INDIA      2111167   1795472    1419588    1456719      2.62   2031571    1909939    1915621    1832603      -9.79    3.22

     CANADA     2737506   1615779    1250325    1308585      4.66   1794531    1621867    1742898    1674039      -6.71    2.94

     VIETNAM    1847412   1802396    1509244    1366860     -9.43   1911007    1581512    1584326    1660012     -13.13    2.92

     CZECH       367655   1100918     885783    1051858     18.75   1022958    1395894    1445067    1266993      23.86    2.23

     KOR REP    1092696    856832     617524     902480     46.14    867217    1175313    1182281    1141788      31.66    2.01

     THAILND     716432    506458     357785     711585     98.89    565538     787882     835867     860258      52.11    1.51

     TURKEY     1262223    706111     555060     641375     15.55    878012     851919     792366     792426      -9.75    1.39

     N ZEAL      519820    968678     948942     639160    -32.64    948942     600133     619933     658896     -30.57    1.16

     JAPAN      1034897    548211     422634     509917     20.65    675529     592167     622978     635494      -5.93    1.12

     FRANCE      663936    468895     338084     493817     46.06    528709     543562     577709     624628      18.14    1.10

     ITALY       303207    366694     247744     393972     59.02    323433     499573     513553     512922      58.59    0.90

     GUATMAL     635382    560219     439016     348733    -20.56    630084     464225     483999     469936     -25.42    0.83

     COLOMB     1219999    285246     222960     285789     28.18    470384     332127     335340     348075     -26.00    0.61

     AUSTRAL     138770    509901     509792     342338    -32.85    648252     338668     339168     342447     -47.17    0.60

     LATVIA      222312    555500     411811     160663    -60.99    481200     367147     320985     304352     -36.75    0.53

     INDNSIA       2368    188578     119802     211553     76.59    120304     244945     278516     280329     133.02    0.49

     PHIL R      197315    263932     160740     125020    -22.22    181885     252920     244979     228212      25.47    0.40

     ISRAEL      419075    366000     366000     216862    -40.75    366000     201690     201540     216862     -40.75    0.38

     ROMANIA     241832    183716     119558      89106    -25.47    168904     153437     143714     153264      -9.26    0.27

     GERMANY     299330    165424     126278     113541    -10.09    250086     168171     164250     152687     -38.95    0.27

     DENMARK     224095    206549     170484     101370    -40.54    243565     148515     152680     137435     -43.57    0.24


     _WTO      57574147  47273855   36176031   45812704     26.64  50304299   54641306   55775613   56910528      13.13  100.00

     _C,H,K,T  13437287  10774962    7252944   12740477     75.66  10850378   15006809   15489499   16262495      49.88   28.57

     _HK,K,T   10989191   8453782    5573170    9825605     76.30   8653926   11870138   12154164   12706217      46.83   22.33

     _OECD     10211925  11206027    9058519   10122195     11.74  11751412   12244011   12442987   12269703       4.41   21.56

     _EU15      3971064   5306966    4271933    5215430     22.09   5543285    6119784    6179381    6250463      12.76   10.98

     _EC12      3930144   5273124    4247951    5184148     22.04   5507495    6084901    6144392    6209321      12.74   10.91

     _ASEAN     2790542   2797826    2171512    2448767     12.77   2803768    2920703    2996534    3075081       9.68    5.40

     _CBI       1962433   2626461    2325175    2552839      9.79   2818165    2755857    2817987    2854125       1.28    5.01

     _CAFTA     1962433   2626461    2325175    2540389      9.26   2818165    2743507    2805637    2841675       0.83    4.99

     _ANDEAN    1352148    352593     253262     357367     41.11    534649     433687     448726     456698     -14.58    0.80