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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                             Data in Kg.,  3.70 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      7746586   7836138    5940067    6342650      6.78   7944199    8086635    8158247    8238721       3.71  100.00

     N ZEAL     1204381   1267532     949885     876561     -7.72   1258341    1191158    1209067    1194208      -5.10   14.50

     U KING      603183    720221     541541     803555     48.38    696121     848776     939120     982235      41.10   11.92

     ITALY       819058    779548     624180     712491     14.15    837497     814175     792797     867859       3.63   10.53

     INDIA       495996    720826     511287     627678     22.76    640500     831881     869700     837217      30.71   10.16

     CANADA      707467    642955     481705     634989     31.82    640575     770682     793463     796239      24.30    9.66

     CHINA P     680933    782246     630134     475961    -24.47    754688     616535     595509     628073     -16.78    7.62

     PERU        650274    607434     449138     449881      0.17    628374     609070     629027     608177      -3.21    7.38

     MALAYSA     535134    357524     218946     415426     89.74    412210     548629     534694     554004      34.40    6.72

     GERMANY     367541    332512     250370     318359     27.16    342654     375520     366163     400501      16.88    4.86

     MEXICO      280181    293577     214468     226600      5.66    307556     294105     305891     305709      -0.60    3.71

     TURKEY      241740    287803     227181     150103    -33.93    339701     225357     207820     210725     -37.97    2.56

     PORTUGL     283092    195398     175143     148292    -15.33    263666     193085     191025     168547     -36.08    2.05

     REP SAF     114921    121105      71989     107917     49.91     85160     157100     157503     157033      84.40    1.91

     ROMANIA     120438    118658      90665     120533     32.94    108754     170632     166823     148526      36.57    1.80

     AUSTRAL      94186    222967     179908      41654    -76.85    198273     145627      89709      84713     -57.27    1.03

     URUGUAY      64826     52584      38128      36600     -4.01     52891      50637      51486      51056      -3.47    0.62

     AUSTRIA      43059     37323      30999      33783      8.98     36908      24387      39963      40107       8.67    0.49

     BULGAR        1179      1566         13      36074  277392.3       173      30550      32092      37627   21649.71    0.46

     JAPAN        23892     28436      19426      26005     33.87     26530      31637      32037      35015      31.98    0.43

     CHINA T      24496     36685      34816      17708    -49.14     42172      24904      21031      19577     -53.58    0.24

     BELGIUM      19452     20755      18960      11779    -37.87     25197      14967      15006      13574     -46.13    0.16

     ARGENT      143994     37711      35558      10006    -71.86     39736      34517      36203      12159     -69.40    0.15

     THAILND     112224     78126      78113         35    -99.96    122807         67        102         48     -99.96    0.00


     _WTO       7746574   7836130    5940067    6342609      6.78   7944199    8086586    8158198    8238672       3.71  100.00

     _OECD      4445636   4558561    3519562    3770776      7.14   4692046    4653421    4694222    4809775       2.51   58.38

     _EU15      2167628   2113280    1664187    2045912     22.94   2232020    2294237    2364938    2495005      11.78   30.28

     _EC12      2120416   2070264    1628226    2009063     23.39   2188151    2264095    2321420    2451101      12.02   29.75

     _W HEMI    1891079   1668390    1241635    1366548     10.06   1693729    1782297    1833102    1793303       5.88   21.77

     _ANDEAN     663090    628412     460328     457642     -0.58    640308     629879     643640     625726      -2.28    7.59

     _ASEAN      647358    435665     297074     416973     40.36    535032     550208     536308     555564       3.84    6.74

     _SUB-SAHA   114921    121106      71990     107917     49.91     85161     157100     157503     157033      84.40    1.91