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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 604:  YARN > 85% SYNTHETIC STAPLE FIBER
                                             Data in Kg.,  7.60 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     29117694  28353019   21927199   24693726     12.62  27753623   30396563   30980088   31119546      12.13  100.00

     INDNSIA   16352943  15548218   12138076   13639753     12.37  15370420   16267142   16969378   17049895      10.93   54.79

     INDIA      3462305   3667385    2669320    3349232     25.47   3201994    4468977    4379097    4347297      35.77   13.97

     CHINA P    3144678   3124537    2465431    2810874     14.01   3028556    3282495    3400626    3469980      14.58   11.15

     VIETNAM     959695   1355376     864650    1871359    116.43   1124863    2328631    2327427    2362085     109.99    7.59

     CANADA     1623341   1404534    1147180     938419    -18.20   1552612    1201089    1180001    1195773     -22.98    3.84

     TURKEY      395958    811283     712384     500479    -29.75    808082     643187     657880     599378     -25.83    1.93

     PHIL R      426693    573308     435233     419212     -3.68    545479     602674     563562     557287       2.16    1.79

     GERMANY     332547    119213      61822     192831    211.91    118729     232496     241634     250222     110.75    0.80

     THAILND     599748    341707     260858     132959    -49.03    394376     222200     208698     213808     -45.79    0.69

     ROMANIA     535619    233948     212825     181793    -14.58    332454     212701     192142     202916     -38.96    0.65

     MEXICO      266610    214307     176713     139367    -21.13    231633     165612     164606     176961     -23.60    0.57

     CHINA T     325103    104417      64872      99569     53.49     93245     155365     138950     139114      49.19    0.45

     KOR REP      76920     63078      63078     135567    114.92     85754     155454     140712     135567      58.09    0.44

     MALAYSA     160171    245950     204014       5660    -97.23    259662      41936      41936      47596     -81.67    0.15

     JAPAN        65891    193559     181341      29039    -83.99    203425      44614      42632      41257     -79.72    0.13


     _WTO      29117694  28350888   21925068   24693726     12.63  27751492   30396513   30980038   31119546      12.14  100.00

     _ASEAN    18562184  18122080   13960352   16068943     15.10  17775153   19501535   20129780   20230671      13.81   65.01

     _OECD      2615926   2595548    2123337    1935903     -8.83   2781580    2463875    2445373    2408114     -13.43    7.74

     _W HEMI    1926198   1658189    1363151    1078262    -20.90   1834100    1373429    1349660    1373300     -25.12    4.41

     _EU15       500462    288782     192022     358736     86.82    307214     442245     444880     455496      48.27    1.46

     _EC12       462770    210974     127235     330143    159.47    217650     390992     405608     413882      90.16    1.33