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                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
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                                           Category 620:  OTHER SYNTHETIC FILAMENT FABRIC
                                             Data in M2.,  1.00 M2 per M2.. 

                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    829287028 1.01026E9  760675887  820055245      7.81 966791247  1.06461E9  1.06408E9  1.06963E9      10.64  100.00

     INDIA    291111379 365330034  283160881  293416594      3.62 349934077  382668197  375893673  375585747       7.33   35.11

     CHINA P   99221446 152846621  116941117  101948915    -12.82 145066647  145813065  142151640  137854419      -4.97   12.89

     S ARAB    84650933 107652363   79545355   91972299     15.62 108023951  114173610  119184220  120079307      11.16   11.23

     TURKEY    50578330  97130716   60020652   67896079     13.12  71154215  109329982  105335929  105006143      47.58    9.82

     ARAB EM   55215766  21713319   15907380   46407016    191.73  27758683   36943204   45851205   52212955      88.10    4.88

     CHINA T   42660816  44820589   33007036   36405616     10.30  44580934   48652161   47674257   48219169       8.16    4.51

     CANADA    37796391  42250415   33367839   35403571      6.10  40916570   43517303   43082969   44286147       8.24    4.14

     KOR REP   28740581  32090657   25840264   23873025     -7.61  33331315   30665422   30503854   30123418      -9.62    2.82

     VIETNAM   13414764  24496324   18053007   23589608     30.67  20753029   29912937   29239497   30032925      44.72    2.81

     MEXICO    25791373  20251991   15641180   19255369     23.11  22868045   24774020   24911527   23866180       4.36    2.23

     U KING    16366322  17339042   14265891   17933971     25.71  18200658   17948095   19510036   21007122      15.42    1.96

     GREECE    25243082  20725921   15654194   11489161    -26.61  18979878   17977873   16433168   16560888     -12.75    1.55

     BELGIUM   19696102  15896412   12211467   12012358     -1.63  19738356   15884028   15594452   15697303     -20.47    1.47

     HUNGARY          0   6681211    2725451    9091706    233.59   2725451   10666289   12555110   13047466     378.73    1.22

     THAILND    8297993  13513692   12048447   10348778    -14.11  13721484   11402492   11824755   11814023     -13.90    1.10

     MALAYSA    4274402   6741681    5585693    4412315    -21.01   6842893    5699177    5692214    5568303     -18.63    0.52

     NETHLDS    7317635   4495106    3907750    2918071    -25.33   5190777    3621176    3578955    3505427     -32.47    0.33

     JAPAN      4686769   3321581    2600406    2276322    -12.46   3202460    2932637    2955591    2997497      -6.40    0.28

     GERMANY    2035025   2373204    2011945    1546196    -23.15   2408636    1886081    1932962    1907455     -20.81    0.18

     REP SAF     532635    943664     473531    1373801    190.12    635697    1681455    1862465    1843934     190.06    0.17

     ITALY       962006   1440622     863662    1119353     29.61   1069875    1658916    1696524    1696313      58.55    0.16

     BRAZIL     3511560   2498544    1986556     740755    -62.71   3029970    1350385    1335027    1252743     -58.65    0.12

     INDNSIA    1503312   1537950    1238277     790505    -36.16   1545488    1380086    1185549    1090178     -29.46    0.10

     GUATMAL     673128    922755     868110     869798      0.19    975296     972494     914968     924443      -5.21    0.09

     SRI LKA     895630    167235     167235     886305    429.98    615315     714040     717031     886305      44.04    0.08

     N ZEAL      728600    665007     665007     141767    -78.68    840007     142229     142993     141767     -83.12    0.01


     _WTO     829280734 1.01013E9  760626210  819923249      7.80 966741395  1.06441E9  1.06387E9  1.06943E9      10.62   99.98

     _OECD    190924875 242281717  172426472  184119781      6.78 215601533  254237929  251371285  253975026      17.80   23.74

     _W HEMI   68748543  66564357   52460348   56615943      7.92  68675519   71015796   70643370   70719952       2.98    6.61

     _EU15     72977499  63203557   49584589   47612587     -3.98  66373053   59750711   59607115   61231555      -7.75    5.72

     _EC12     72950745  63032001   49571437   47598059     -3.98  66351832   59570444   59424836   61058623      -7.98    5.71

     _ASEAN    27496540  46332967   36967293   39156283      5.92  42905869   48411229   47958558   48521957      13.09    4.54

     _SUB-SAHA   532970    944128     473995    1373870    189.85    636161    1681521    1862531    1844003     189.86    0.17

     _CBI        983916   1054018     972607     975435      0.29   1166140    1079942    1035408    1056846      -9.37    0.10

     _CAFTA      882853   1054018     972607     975435      0.29   1166140    1079942    1035408    1056846      -9.37    0.10