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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million SME

                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   22538.661  22841.482  17291.678  17779.980      2.82 22838.247  23368.471  23350.259  23329.784       2.15  100.00

     CHINA P 12216.081  12536.835   9448.769   9872.633      4.49 12450.139  12994.027  12972.093  12960.699       4.10   55.55

     MEXICO   1452.173   1408.377   1081.870   1051.263     -2.83  1452.252   1402.675   1397.918   1377.771      -5.13    5.91

     INDIA     962.598   1197.819    898.504    956.843      6.49  1159.374   1246.208   1250.121   1256.157       8.35    5.38

     KOR REP  1070.895   1088.991    831.255    889.947      7.06  1072.385   1155.400   1152.978   1147.683       7.02    4.92

     CANADA   1230.009   1157.082    883.762    839.617     -5.00  1199.434   1131.488   1124.866   1112.937      -7.21    4.77

     VIETNAM   871.010   1047.630    772.339    673.419    -12.81  1004.352    983.404    953.773    948.709      -5.54    4.07

     CHINA T   635.304    606.316    448.042    505.080     12.73   603.265    652.585    652.929    663.354       9.96    2.84

     TURKEY    366.764    441.825    322.575    362.671     12.43   409.883    481.315    483.239    481.921      17.58    2.07

     INDNSIA   424.192    404.934    313.030    313.040      0.00   405.514    406.561    411.179    404.943      -0.14    1.74

     ISRAEL    429.657    322.264    257.515    216.820    -15.80   348.340    274.223    273.060    281.568     -19.17    1.21

     GERMANY   301.340    298.437    235.597    216.867     -7.95   311.821    277.851    281.611    279.707     -10.30    1.20

     JAPAN     219.106    213.890    155.550    190.025     22.16   204.515    245.481    248.779    248.365      21.44    1.06

     PAKISTN   132.272    187.370    134.348    174.110     29.60   171.345    228.363    229.568    227.132      32.56    0.97

     FRANCE    169.809    141.995     99.328    130.873     31.76   149.485    166.662    171.011    173.540      16.09    0.74

     BNGLDSH   150.809    136.260    128.704    142.029     10.35   139.179    122.429    141.709    149.584       7.48    0.64

     ITALY     142.352    149.956    112.454    111.354     -0.98   150.852    149.793    147.105    148.857      -1.32    0.64

     THAILND   235.355    169.080    133.839    101.684    -24.03   186.208    142.613    139.067    136.925     -26.47    0.59

     S ARAB    114.196    121.392     90.239    104.719     16.05   125.456    128.202    134.965    135.871       8.30    0.58

     MALAYSA    45.885     69.861     38.578     62.839     62.89    50.258     92.998     93.889     94.122      87.28    0.40

     U KING     69.219     67.064     51.558     59.814     16.01    65.366     69.057     71.333     75.320      15.23    0.32

     PORTUGL    52.824     61.119     52.358     57.978     10.73    57.903     63.901     65.960     66.739      15.26    0.29

     ARAB EM    71.929     43.011     32.639     56.285     72.45    55.493     51.463     60.664     66.657      20.12    0.29

     LUXMBRG    86.447     70.472     60.533     52.827    -12.73    83.649     58.308     59.063     62.766     -24.97    0.27

     POLAND     48.829     63.005     46.914     39.869    -15.02    60.291     55.268     55.547     55.960      -7.18    0.24

     LATVIA     36.791     35.749     24.736     33.438     35.18    34.143     40.013     41.892     44.451      30.19    0.19

     SPAIN      46.092     30.655     24.226     36.468     50.53    40.283     41.183     42.106     42.898       6.49    0.18

     GREECE     56.073     43.786     36.832     34.865     -5.34    47.520     45.319     42.642     41.820     -12.00    0.18

     BELGIUM    50.286     41.213     31.982     32.056      0.23    46.566     41.339     40.644     41.287     -11.34    0.18

     NETHLDS    40.332     40.496     31.520     31.802      0.90    42.057     34.884     36.167     40.778      -3.04    0.17

     EGYPT      36.393     36.552     28.573     32.750     14.62    35.872     40.642     40.982     40.729      13.54    0.17

     CAMBOD     25.621     32.848     22.999     29.773     29.45    32.324     37.716     39.312     39.622      22.58    0.17

     DENMARK    20.038     41.549     31.966     29.450     -7.87    37.809     42.748     41.456     39.033       3.24    0.17

     PHIL R     58.433     53.423     42.096     26.811    -36.31    55.726     44.908     41.005     38.138     -31.56    0.16

     AUSTRAL    50.132     49.769     43.806     23.509    -46.33    54.208     36.335     33.993     29.472     -45.63    0.13

     HONDURA    19.836     24.290     17.422     22.372     28.41    23.296     26.864     27.338     29.240      25.51    0.13

     SALVADR    35.906     38.809     30.312     20.362    -32.83    39.596     29.739     29.766     28.859     -27.12    0.12

     CZECH      18.311     20.828     15.890     23.913     50.48    17.903     27.291     27.714     28.850      61.14    0.12

     HG KONG    30.466     24.784     19.512     22.631     15.98    30.353     27.843     27.019     27.903      -8.07    0.12

     FINLAND    55.656     42.826     33.048     17.722    -46.37    56.179     28.905     28.771     27.501     -51.05    0.12

     BRAZIL    235.741     45.877     40.080     15.679    -60.88    90.766     23.568     22.379     21.476     -76.34    0.09

     MALTA      34.073     27.598     23.050     16.749    -27.34    31.855     24.361     23.150     21.298     -33.14    0.09

     GUATMAL     9.836     12.412      8.784     12.459     41.83    10.691     16.189     16.600     16.087      50.47    0.07

     COLOMB      7.618      8.136      5.191     11.125    114.34     6.544     12.618     13.115     14.071     115.01    0.06

     HUNGARY     0.533      7.004      2.912      9.594    229.43     3.165     11.268     13.158     13.685     332.39    0.06

     SWEDEN     10.899     11.580      7.906      9.023     14.13    10.264     13.343     14.003     12.697      23.70    0.05

     SLOVAK     14.396     14.836     11.206      8.224    -26.62    15.222     11.399     12.432     11.854     -22.13    0.05

     C RICA     15.169     14.260     13.051     10.066    -22.87    14.167     11.721     11.518     11.275     -20.42    0.05

     N ZEAL     10.576     11.958     10.750      9.562    -11.05    12.668     10.704     11.037     10.770     -14.98    0.05

     DOM REP     9.379     12.082      9.298      7.776    -16.37    11.458     11.505     10.827     10.561      -7.84    0.05

     REP SAF     8.714     11.331      9.102      8.307     -8.74    12.563     10.452     10.487     10.535     -16.14    0.05

     SRI LKA    14.433     10.432      8.710      8.254     -5.23    12.547      9.643     10.224      9.977     -20.49    0.04

     SWITZLD    11.877      9.585      7.046      7.198      2.16    10.648      9.825      9.667      9.738      -8.55    0.04

     CHILE       2.576      4.631      3.571      5.766     61.46     3.770      6.310      7.041      6.826      81.03    0.03

     RUSSIA      5.188      5.792      2.849      3.479     22.11     2.850      8.851      6.423      6.422     125.34    0.03

     SLOVENI     2.660      5.009      3.716      5.087     36.90     4.102      6.659      6.240      6.380      55.54    0.03

     AUSTRIA     3.504      6.695      5.467      4.715    -13.75     6.238      5.915      5.593      5.944      -4.72    0.03

     PERU        4.756      5.113      4.481      5.197     15.99     5.376      5.432      5.793      5.830       8.44    0.02

     IRELAND     4.297      7.483      6.692      2.569    -61.61     7.781      4.486      2.938      3.360     -56.82    0.01

     ROMANIA     6.166      2.870      2.433      2.773     13.99     4.211      3.373      3.107      3.210     -23.75    0.01

     JORDAN      1.229      2.074      2.074      2.947     42.08     2.374      2.701      2.701      2.947      24.15    0.01

     BAHRAIN     7.391      1.991      1.840      2.429     32.02     3.255      2.294      2.469      2.580     -20.74    0.01

     ARGENT      3.361      7.504      6.821      1.498    -78.04     7.647      5.084      2.397      2.181     -71.48    0.01

     NORWAY      0.574      1.419      1.000      1.314     31.40     1.165      1.597      1.697      1.733      48.75    0.01

     SINGAPR     2.557      1.641      1.501      0.804    -46.43     1.749      1.806      1.476      0.944     -46.02    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      2.223      2.223      0.009    -99.60     2.223      0.082      0.009      0.009     -99.59    0.00

     BELARUS    22.090     18.361     18.361      0.001    -99.99    23.897      1.865      1.110      0.001    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO    22515.559  22820.833  17272.057  17778.890      2.93 22812.621  23364.738  23347.069  23327.666       2.26   99.99

     _OECD    3918.067   3907.377   2987.700   3035.747      1.61  3956.034   3964.619   3964.733   3955.423      -0.02   16.95

     _W HEMI  3028.011   2739.706   2105.623   2004.695     -4.79  2866.249   2684.979   2671.415   2638.779      -7.94   11.31

     _ASEAN   1663.428   1780.607   1324.966   1208.519     -8.79  1737.090   1710.778   1680.434   1664.160      -4.20    7.13

     _EU15    1109.168   1055.327    821.464    828.383      0.84  1113.774   1043.695   1050.402   1062.247      -4.63    4.55

     _EC12    1039.109    994.226    775.043    796.922      2.82  1041.093    995.532   1002.036   1016.105      -2.40    4.36

     _CBI       91.065    102.547     79.476     73.355     -7.70    99.940     96.426     96.522     96.427      -3.52    0.41

     _CAFTA     90.296    102.193     79.180     73.120     -7.65    99.539     96.147     96.176     96.133      -3.42    0.41

     _ANDEAN    12.416     13.331      9.744     17.351     78.07    12.002     19.057     19.916     20.938      74.45    0.09

     _SUB-SAH    9.217     14.258     11.552      8.573    -25.79    15.114     11.224     11.204     11.279     -25.38    0.05