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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                             Data in Kg., 20.10 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     38494150  40974233   29632887   33821878     14.14  39430723   45242672   45831042   45163224      14.54  100.00

     CHINA P   13817237  19733577   13903109   13143485     -5.46  17982194   20127947   19835102   18973953       5.52   42.01

     KOR REP    9905634   8315485    6242978    8450716     35.36   8197244   10215985   10297136   10523223      28.38   23.30

     TURKEY     1935122   2057515    1293182    2165352     67.44   2020133    2852904    2971716    2929685      45.02    6.49

     LATVIA     1731847   1713293    1172430    1597287     36.24   1620579    1902789    2005203    2138150      31.94    4.73

     GERMANY    2060052   2022755    1625616    1681111      3.41   2083852    2061570    2124912    2078250      -0.27    4.60

     CANADA     1697600   1524446    1216612    1591933     30.85   1707233    1795027    1939371    1899767      11.28    4.21

     MEXICO      681997    718548     457781    1154081    152.10    706876    1386375    1416562    1414848     100.16    3.13

     CHINA T     834784    461115     289832     991337    242.04    542447     906542    1001971    1162620     114.33    2.57

     INDIA      1424190    775346     593338     754415     27.15    858112     968450     977875     936423       9.13    2.07

     SLOVAK      623322    647254     485648     306225    -36.95    659414     445117     500258     467831     -29.05    1.04

     JAPAN       749075    542975     457679     353098    -22.85    628523     419239     459616     438394     -30.25    0.97

     S ARAB       21926     12969      12969     401754   2997.80     12969     295412     375354     401754    2997.80    0.89

     ISRAEL      219898    422417     306268     281575     -8.06    406165     386579     399997     397724      -2.08    0.88

     RUSSIA           0    145841         24     171695  715295.8        24     298738     317512     317512    1322867    0.70

     ITALY        77851    114137      69961     160505    129.42     87517     195526     205106     204681     133.88    0.45

     CZECH        24711     42015      31087     116286    274.07     38443     126296     107013     127214     230.92    0.28

     SWEDEN           0    147307      88288      44376    -49.74     88288     160988     170052     103395      17.11    0.23

     U KING      211163    184846     121334      28402    -76.59    128961     125829     125967      91914     -28.73    0.20

     MALAYSA      50673     35607      20312      69365    241.50     23275      85349      85128      84660     263.74    0.19

     NETHLDS     138531     88072      57888      36894    -36.27     68687      64451      65476      67078      -2.34    0.15

     POLAND       66038     67392      53557      53134     -0.79     53661      53591      66969      66969      24.80    0.15

     INDNSIA     460134     46059      45665      61876     35.50     46894      49577      74842      62270      32.79    0.14

     THAILND     282600     63827      50472      47992     -4.91     82117      60178      60230      61347     -25.29    0.14

     COLOMB         540         3          3      60992   2032967         3      25979      40600      60992    2032967    0.14

     SWITZLD      70785     39080      24421      31588     29.35     49983      59064      46227      46247      -7.47    0.10

     HG KONG      32373     44418      44381        310    -99.30     53198        297        347        347     -99.35    0.00

     BELARUS    1098115    912907     912907          0   -100.00   1187963      92705      55169          0    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      37396035  40061251   28719905   33821878     17.76  38242685   45149892   45775873   45163224      18.10  100.00

     _OECD     16290979  14649139   10838244   14377923     32.66  14554873   17760234   18170736   18188818      24.97   40.27

     _W HEMI    2436482   2252840    1684066    2812191     66.99   2427029    3212139    3400832    3380965      39.30    7.49

     _EU15      2568709   2603205    1976407    1968644     -0.39   2476900    2657096    2742033    2595442       4.79    5.75

     _EC12      2563076   2439043    1886330    1917122      1.63   2382387    2473931    2549769    2469835       3.67    5.47

     _ASEAN      854933    151860     122816     179233     45.94    178673     195104     220200     208277      16.57    0.46

     _ANDEAN        550         3          3      61422   2047300        13      26409      41030      61422   472376.9    0.14