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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.50 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    103508395  96867582   75237173   68691013     -8.70 101073418   90584044   90468812   90321422     -10.64  100.00

     CANADA    53804147  46224685   36472355   23697855    -35.03  50486982   35455757   34395215   33450185     -33.74   37.03

     MEXICO    15939148  15711135   12262913   17050246     39.04  16041281   19378832   20093627   20498468      27.79   22.70

     CHINA P    5229122   5093806    3845176    6088270     58.34   5018435    6405656    6738951    7336900      46.20    8.12

     INDIA      3865551   5845261    4758269    5314336     11.69   5650778    6397354    6548073    6401328      13.28    7.09

     CHINA T    4994346   3914318    2602164    4157523     59.77   3470201    5330364    5360103    5469677      57.62    6.06

     INDNSIA    4050221   5250788    4129012    3347122    -18.94   5318624    4535772    4552222    4468898     -15.98    4.95

     MALAYSA    3799091   3862968    3145108    3335554      6.06   4204518    3774442    3926897    4053414      -3.59    4.49

     KOR REP     941370   2154947    1178220    1724724     46.38   1465662    2740591    2785994    2701451      84.32    2.99

     ITALY      3457781   2927696    2136610     837199    -60.82   2846628    1951943    1651899    1628285     -42.80    1.80

     THAILND    2675930   2753195    2348192     588506    -74.94   3043010    1282788    1111889     993509     -67.35    1.10

     FRANCE      272518    343842     303876     521710     71.69    371694     584569     531723     561676      51.11    0.62

     TURKEY       80494    166491     133942     468256    249.60    155294     421885     477774     500805     222.49    0.55

     EGYPT       415382    297060     155430     252350     62.36    282240     312110     352610     393980      39.59    0.44

     BELGIUM     442505    512359     380350     157867    -58.49    510801     350227     315544     289876     -43.25    0.32

     SLOVENI     350399    295071     236785     214260     -9.51    288664     287707     271504     272546      -5.58    0.30

     GERMANY     590006    452273     370489     183224    -50.55    476929     284926     283978     265008     -44.43    0.29

     JAPAN       244849    143450     103666     152370     46.98    124748     203295     205643     192154      54.03    0.21

     SALVADR      54840     64760      36301     128587    254.22     36684     132495     145394     157046     328.10    0.17

     SLOVAK      115971    141814     101758      77456    -23.88    133853     124030     119655     117512     -12.21    0.13

     S ARAB      503943    105716      41672      41850      0.43    389736     105894     105894     105894     -72.83    0.12

     VIETNAM     367091    300215     255956      58339    -77.21    360424     173014     140104     102598     -71.53    0.11

     ISRAEL     1020227     57878      44222      63034     42.54    166087      55961      58091      76690     -53.83    0.08


     _WTO     103508395  96867054   75236645   68691013     -8.70 101072890   90583516   90468812   90321422     -10.64  100.00

     _W HEMI   69809087  62020717   48775214   40934748    -16.07  66568637   55039007   54705930   54180251     -18.61   59.99

     _OECD     59746163  52903290   41075660   27726447    -32.50  56449190   41945259   40601913   39554077     -29.93   43.79

     _ASEAN    10926297  12197055    9908157    7329521    -26.03  12956465    9778386    9743482    9618419     -25.76   10.65

     _EU15      4860747   4310050    3244556    1805776    -44.34   4286994    3290412    2912518    2871270     -33.02    3.18

     _EC12      4859872   4309890    3244396    1805775    -44.34   4286834    3290411    2912517    2871269     -33.02    3.18

     _CBI         56432     67091      37948     129257    240.62     38355     135206     147675     158400     312.98    0.18

     _CAFTA       56432     67091      37948     129257    240.62     38355     135206     147675     158400     312.98    0.18