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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  6.30 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     23697826  16739932   12674281   14483606     14.28  16557896   17753647   18358189   18549257      12.03  100.00

     INDNSIA   10775873   8451859    6221516    8368424     34.51   8319886   10000798   10351248   10598767      27.39   57.14

     INDIA      2235726   1450020    1077710    1738271     61.29   1309895    1974861    2131670    2110581      61.13   11.38

     CHINA P    2429723   1446865    1084911     960871    -11.43   1335123    1335292    1305825    1322825      -0.92    7.13

     KOR REP     851251    373297     300632     839732    179.32    468932     513414     771913     912397      94.57    4.92

     SPAIN       856794    845418     657761     679868      3.36    889719     839999     849188     867525      -2.49    4.68

     AUSTRAL     985235   1059380     804836     567054    -29.54   1007111     985513     967360     821598     -18.42    4.43

     THAILND    2909745   1312085    1117106     393657    -64.76   1487703     738595     626147     588636     -60.43    3.17

     VIETNAM     874564    499685     272392     252012     -7.48    402175     539098     539098     479305      19.18    2.58

     TURKEY      463826    284924     202903     230229     13.47    296362     285927     251445     312250       5.36    1.68

     PAKISTN     181132    198219     160649     109217    -32.02    198074     188825     177032     146787     -25.89    0.79

     CHINA T     533871    630746     611773      54280    -91.13    612156      72843      72888      73253     -88.03    0.39


     _WTO      23697826  16739932   12674281   14483606     14.28  16557896   17753647   18358189   18549257      12.03  100.00

     _ASEAN    14757861  10282561    7629946    9086346     19.09  10228696   11369676   11588746   11738961      14.76   63.29

     _OECD      3509045   2714150    2091950    2529630     20.92   2838501    2807966    3081976    3151830      11.04   16.99

     _EU15      1118032    949367     741711     864912     16.61   1013652     986482    1056962    1072568       5.81    5.78

     _EC12       965821    914342     706686     815665     15.42    964777     965283    1007715    1023321       6.07    5.52