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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 400:  WOOL YARNS
                                         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     111.326    130.986     98.962    110.708     11.87   126.962    139.482    140.897    142.732      12.42  100.00

     ITALY      24.344     26.670     21.785     20.732     -4.83    27.647     25.448     24.339     25.617      -7.34   17.95

     PERU       14.002     15.650     11.390     12.989     14.05    15.541     17.017     17.597     17.250      11.00   12.09

     CANADA     12.632     13.120      9.712     13.530     39.31    12.428     16.143     16.932     16.938      36.29   11.87

     CHINA P     8.917     11.562      8.948      8.563     -4.30    10.602     10.397     10.573     11.177       5.43    7.83

     N ZEAL      7.507     11.251      8.180      8.067     -1.38     9.986     11.164     11.340     11.138      11.53    7.80

     INDIA       3.604      6.930      4.889      8.222     68.17     5.722     10.291     10.534     10.263      79.35    7.19

     U KING      5.116      7.118      5.219      8.095     55.10     6.643      8.678      9.496      9.994      50.45    7.00

     MEXICO      5.968      6.317      4.646      5.507     18.52     6.649      6.674      7.014      7.178       7.96    5.03

     GERMANY     5.971      6.042      4.545      5.604     23.29     5.934      6.895      6.817      7.101      19.66    4.97

     TURKEY      4.817      6.336      4.603      3.753    -18.47     6.650      5.339      5.244      5.485     -17.52    3.84

     REP SAF     2.286      3.210      2.066      2.722     31.77     2.417      3.942      3.853      3.866      59.96    2.71

     ROMANIA     1.792      2.294      1.715      2.593     51.20     2.016      3.457      3.430      3.172      57.32    2.22

     MALAYSA     2.345      1.365      0.699      2.045    192.38     1.437      2.701      2.628      2.711      88.67    1.90

     URUGUAY     2.177      1.837      1.302      1.604     23.20     1.794      2.076      2.146      2.139      19.25    1.50

     JAPAN       1.025      1.299      0.872      1.268     45.52     1.167      1.531      1.547      1.696      45.27    1.19

     PORTUGL     1.631      1.581      1.421      1.272    -10.55     1.867      1.612      1.586      1.431     -23.34    1.00

     AUSTRAL     0.914      2.787      2.139      0.562    -73.74     2.351      1.871      1.267      1.210     -48.54    0.85

     AUSTRIA     0.769      0.803      0.648      0.743     14.76     0.770      0.585      0.903      0.899      16.65    0.63

     CHINA T     0.682      1.077      1.013      0.580    -42.75     1.232      0.809      0.692      0.644     -47.75    0.45

     BULGAR      0.035      0.027      0.000      0.535  118528.6     0.003      0.359      0.382      0.562   16348.43    0.39

     ARGENT      1.623      0.611      0.556      0.292    -47.47     0.712      0.591      0.664      0.347     -51.31    0.24

     BELGIUM     0.263      0.251      0.215      0.173    -19.60     0.298      0.224      0.227      0.209     -30.01    0.15

     THAILND     0.832      0.855      0.854      0.002    -99.77     1.150      0.001      0.003      0.002     -99.79    0.00


     _WTO      111.326    130.985     98.962    110.703     11.86   126.962    139.477    140.892    142.727      12.42  100.00

     _OECD      65.513     77.439     59.649     63.449      6.37    76.103     79.197     79.378     81.239       6.75   56.92

     _EU15      38.843     43.154     34.407     37.016      7.58    43.892     43.997     43.882     45.763       4.26   32.06

     _EC12      37.990     42.208     33.638     36.185      7.57    42.964     43.268     42.873     44.754       4.17   31.36

     _W HEMI    36.774     37.878     27.855     34.014     22.11    37.406     42.705     44.516     44.038      17.73   30.85

     _ANDEAN    14.158     15.844     11.505     13.066     13.56    15.679     17.185     17.727     17.404      11.00   12.19

     _SUB-SAH    2.286      3.210      2.066      2.722     31.74     2.417      3.942      3.853      3.866      59.92    2.71

     _ASEAN      3.177      2.221      1.555      2.054     32.06     2.588      2.709      2.639      2.720       5.09    1.91