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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 627:  MMF SHEETING STAP/FIL
                                             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      3384507   3194671    2192691    2547777     16.19   2983074    3735239    3701531    3549757      19.00  100.00

     CHINA P     969074   1386944     777281    1738516    123.67    948454    2300487    2304639    2348179     147.58   66.15

     BAHRAIN     780375    708449     601144     156782    -73.92    859601     350154     324849     264087     -69.28    7.44


     _WTO       3384507   3185120    2183140    2547777     16.70   2973523    3725688    3691980    3549757      19.38  100.00

     _OECD       685370    513809     356782     367972      3.14    641394     539377     524792     524999     -18.15   14.79