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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 301:  COMBED COTTON YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  8.50 M2 per Kg.. 

                Calendar Years               Year-to-Date              Year-Endings                                YE  9/2012
   Country      2010       2011       9/2011     9/2012  % Change    9/2011     7/2012     8/2012     9/2012   % Change % Share


     WORLD     27337729  19881409   14349933   13990139     -2.51  17978668   19238257   19933931   19521615       8.58  100.00

     KOR REP    8807460   5513146    3560049    4558917     28.06   3796380    6545924    6931898    6512014      71.53   33.36

     INDIA      2701074   3375076    2192548    3102772     41.51   2714994    4533340    4569230    4285300      57.84   21.95

     INDNSIA    3043199   2348071    1724365    2204359     27.84   2246994    2566070    2789856    2828065      25.86   14.49

     MEXICO     4711048   2412226    2137676    1235546    -42.20   3104635    1422650    1439801    1510096     -51.36    7.74

     THAILND    2006565   1371001     993005     876983    -11.68   1381725    1173961    1175101    1254979      -9.17    6.43

     PAKISTN    1540807   1282945     949593     645554    -32.02   1307360    1046447    1079460     978906     -25.12    5.01

     VIETNAM    1756112   2191550    1640205     308828    -81.17   1919267     683272     702323     860173     -55.18    4.41

     EGYPT      1026111    508818     475569     516655      8.64    666162     523940     526766     549904     -17.45    2.82

     CHINA P    1361408    488150     376837     271555    -27.94    460833     357092     358049     382868     -16.92    1.96

     SRI LKA          0     16386          0      95843       *           0      93091      93091     112229        *      0.57

     CANADA      142859     76811      66993      40933    -38.90    102746      58809      53274      50751     -50.61    0.26


     _WTO      27337729  19881409   14349933   13990139     -2.51  17978668   19238257   19933931   19521615       8.58  100.00

     _OECD      9091849   5735762    3732848    4700399     25.92   4029590    6744176    7126624    6703313      66.35   34.34

     _ASEAN     6805876   5969170    4413861    3394486    -23.09   5604272    4450389    4673858    4949795     -11.68   25.36

     _W HEMI    4871907   2519829    2234880    1291397    -42.22   3244923    1496900    1508467    1576346     -51.42    8.07