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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 223:  NON-WOVEN FABRICS
                                         Data in Million $$$,    * I/P:    *   

                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     888.562    949.341    710.811    763.008      7.34   925.939    995.666    997.926   1001.539       8.16  100.00

     CHINA P   128.280    154.622    117.493    131.525     11.94   146.108    166.163    167.822    168.654      15.43   16.84

     CANADA     92.319    100.881     77.095     89.113     15.59    96.574    112.180    112.561    112.899      16.90   11.27

     JAPAN      79.580     88.651     64.211     81.347     26.69    81.728    105.883    106.574    105.786      29.44   10.56

     GERMANY    86.445     96.910     74.483     73.247     -1.66    96.187     95.242     94.557     95.673      -0.53    9.55

     MEXICO     63.120     68.820     51.546     56.319      9.26    66.745     74.795     74.929     73.593      10.26    7.35

     ISRAEL     88.459     63.252     46.515     43.857     -5.71    62.749     60.242     59.639     60.594      -3.44    6.05

     FRANCE     41.821     42.423     29.300     36.142     23.35    41.671     47.615     49.008     49.264      18.22    4.92

     ITALY      33.364     43.052     28.914     30.241      4.59    39.075     43.890     43.679     44.379      13.57    4.43

     KOR REP    21.529     31.491     22.947     29.021     26.47    29.118     37.087     37.004     37.566      29.01    3.75

     INDIA      20.514     38.925     29.604     26.586    -10.19    36.334     38.415     37.509     35.907      -1.17    3.59

     U KING     28.905     32.672     25.295     20.758    -17.93    31.721     27.437     27.286     28.136     -11.30    2.81

     LUXMBRG    28.455     25.430     21.412     20.050     -6.36    29.096     22.785     22.773     24.068     -17.28    2.40

     TURKEY     15.045     19.832     14.691     18.486     25.84    17.991     22.383     23.837     23.627      31.33    2.36

     CHINA T    15.020     18.324     13.387     12.987     -2.99    17.148     18.095     18.000     17.923       4.52    1.79

     POLAND      8.441     13.402      9.633     10.069      4.52    12.047     13.981     13.782     13.837      14.86    1.38

     THAILND     8.010     11.725      8.335     10.156     21.84    10.218     13.070     13.374     13.545      32.57    1.35

     DENMARK     5.792     11.292      8.506      8.241     -3.12    10.462     11.958     11.684     11.027       5.41    1.10

     NETHLDS     9.267     11.031      8.681      7.035    -18.96    11.178      8.458      8.526      9.385     -16.04    0.94

     FINLAND    15.251     13.477     10.370      5.593    -46.06    16.964      9.078      9.062      8.700     -48.72    0.87

     SPAIN       7.230      3.661      2.708      6.857    153.21     5.541      6.738      7.539      7.810      40.95    0.78

     SWEDEN      5.694      4.515      3.077      6.026     95.87     4.448      6.703      7.318      7.465      67.80    0.75

     AUSTRAL     8.456     10.677      9.594      5.379    -43.93    11.429      8.106      7.716      6.463     -43.46    0.65

     BELGIUM     6.738      5.724      4.538      5.019     10.61     6.256      6.001      5.508      6.205      -0.81    0.62

     CZECH       2.012      4.129      3.081      4.472     45.15     3.374      5.128      5.244      5.520      63.63    0.55

     MALAYSA     0.483      3.138      0.716      2.558    257.24     0.782      4.994      5.004      4.980     537.03    0.50

     IRELAND     5.152      4.315      2.795      3.315     18.61     4.504      4.001      4.466      4.835       7.35    0.48

     GREECE      4.524      3.506      3.372      4.073     20.81     4.465      4.660      4.341      4.208      -5.75    0.42

     SLOVENI     0.293      1.622      0.877      2.904    231.23     0.901      3.704      3.543      3.649     304.99    0.36

     BRAZIL     43.895      7.860      6.891      2.650    -61.54    16.751      3.629      3.520      3.618     -78.40    0.36

     INDNSIA     3.191      2.205      1.638      1.773      8.23     2.541      2.250      2.314      2.340      -7.92    0.23

     DOM REP     1.597      2.620      2.036      0.895    -56.02     2.549      1.787      1.609      1.480     -41.95    0.15

     HG KONG     0.789      1.178      0.750      0.968     29.09     1.068      1.461      1.390      1.397      30.82    0.14

     S ARAB      3.486      1.983      1.481      0.827    -44.16     2.043      1.360      1.431      1.329     -34.94    0.13

     REP SAF     0.644      1.255      0.929      0.991      6.67     1.183      1.332      1.306      1.317      11.39    0.13

     SWITZLD     0.997      0.920      0.731      0.760      3.92     0.927      1.020      0.873      0.949       2.33    0.09

     AUSTRIA     0.177      0.754      0.705      0.482    -31.66     0.745      0.591      0.471      0.530     -28.75    0.05

     HONDURA     0.306      0.247      0.143      0.247     73.10     0.175      0.252      0.259      0.351     100.69    0.04

     VIETNAM     0.259      0.322      0.249      0.268      7.61     0.376      0.382      0.361      0.341      -9.36    0.03

     ECUADOR     0.000      0.000      0.000      0.219       *       0.000      0.219      0.219      0.219        *      0.02

     CHILE       0.000      0.096      0.070      0.137     95.95     0.070      0.141      0.168      0.163     132.78    0.02

     EGYPT       0.021      0.046      0.046      0.116    150.11     0.046      0.141      0.104      0.116     150.11    0.01

     RUSSIA      1.135      0.792      0.792      0.000    -99.95     0.792      0.790      0.000      0.000     -99.95    0.00

     SIER LN     0.000      0.484      0.484      0.000   -100.00     0.484      0.021      0.000      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      888.562    949.318    710.787    762.919      7.33   925.915    995.612    997.869   1001.450       8.16   99.99

     _OECD     427.671    480.198    361.971    384.489      6.22   473.821    495.181    497.389    502.716       6.10   50.19

     _EU15     278.816    298.760    224.154    227.079      1.31   302.312    295.157    296.218    301.686      -0.21   30.12

     _EC12     257.694    280.015    210.003    214.979      2.37   280.155    278.786    279.367    284.991       1.73   28.46

     _W HEMI   201.754    180.870    138.035    149.890      8.59   183.180    193.341    193.657    192.725       5.21   19.24

     _ASEAN     12.810     17.651     11.031     14.835     34.49    14.441     20.923     21.283     21.456      48.58    2.14

     _CBI        2.052      3.010      2.290      1.260    -45.00     2.836      2.163      2.027      1.980     -30.18    0.20

     _CAFTA      2.030      2.985      2.279      1.176    -48.38     2.824      2.090      1.918      1.882     -33.36    0.19

     _SUB-SAH    0.781      1.740      1.413      0.992    -29.78     1.754      1.355      1.308      1.319     -24.79    0.13

     _ANDEAN     0.150      0.108      0.051      0.370    631.56     0.074      0.388      0.407      0.427     474.66    0.04