_____________________________________
                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
                                          |_____________________________________|

                                           Category 629:  OTHER MMF FABRICS OF 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     43799692  41835908   33090689   34001422      2.75  42513111   44519395   43609606   42746641       0.55  100.00

     CHINA P   16232273  17490263   13568386   15036917     10.82  17203514   19183507   18924042   18958794      10.20   44.35

     CANADA    11029465   9059733    7274975    6803720     -6.48   9737266    8484648    8404592    8588478     -11.80   20.09

     INDNSIA    1399745   2186020    2093828    3004159     43.48   2215054    3543174    3270531    3096351      39.79    7.24

     INDIA      4427658   2574612    1699685    2209681     30.01   2520415    3353123    3395078    3084608      22.38    7.22

     TURKEY     1713193   1768844    1388105    1298367     -6.46   1843843    1631863    1667456    1679106      -8.93    3.93

     PAKISTN     148295   1170010     867461    1097765     26.55    869446    1290546    1177557    1400314      61.06    3.28

     KOR REP    1320860   1057396     738431     987854     33.78   1050273    1316051    1277647    1306819      24.43    3.06

     CHINA T    1460349   1531131    1378562    1110498    -19.45   1880301    1412449    1289520    1263067     -32.83    2.95

     ITALY      1146272    981860     738172     658810    -10.75   1019418     895971     916311     902498     -11.47    2.11

     THAILND    1450500   1659518    1607737     299350    -81.38   1682831    1299393    1057195     351131     -79.13    0.82


     _WTO      43799692  41834482   33089537   34001326      2.76  42511959   44518743   43608912   42746271       0.55  100.00

     _OECD     16517820  13959364   10975306   10550669     -3.87  14804482   13434458   13416694   13534727      -8.58   31.66

     _W HEMI   11194487   9610042    7576365    6922197     -8.63  10088272    8961051    8820748    8955874     -11.22   20.95

     _ASEAN     4154892   4047463    3896249    3323102    -14.71   4429353    4868332    4354336    3474316     -21.56    8.13

     _EU15      2381322   2019605    1531562    1405661     -8.22   2109014    1949418    2002937    1893704     -10.21    4.43

     _EC12      2379404   2017604    1529818    1401939     -8.36   2106753    1946305    1999838    1889725     -10.30    4.42