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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 600:  TEXTURED FILAMENT YARN
                                         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     346.369    372.061    288.381    238.749    -17.21   378.277    332.427    326.478    322.428     -14.76  100.00

     CANADA    212.793    206.067    162.735    107.384    -34.01   219.190    159.611    154.392    150.716     -31.24   46.74

     MEXICO     36.108     46.363     35.713     45.863     28.42    45.297     55.484     56.493     56.513      24.76   17.53

     CHINA P    13.874     16.090     12.315     15.922     29.29    15.764     18.114     18.479     19.697      24.95    6.11

     CHINA T    12.440     13.757      9.320     12.026     29.03    12.122     16.566     16.479     16.462      35.80    5.11

     INDIA       8.368     14.880     12.186     11.997     -1.55    14.054     15.195     15.259     14.691       4.53    4.56

     KOR REP     3.991      9.584      5.249      8.023     52.83     6.482     12.435     12.676     12.358      90.64    3.83

     INDNSIA     7.712     13.169     10.312      8.045    -21.98    12.600     11.332     11.279     10.902     -13.48    3.38

     ITALY      16.651     16.852     12.469      5.723    -54.10    16.299     12.044     10.289     10.106     -38.00    3.13

     MALAYSA     7.309      9.721      7.911      7.647     -3.34     9.947      8.980      9.225      9.456      -4.93    2.93

     THAILND     6.909      8.462      7.021      3.118    -55.59     8.711      5.334      4.878      4.559     -47.67    1.41

     SLOVENI     2.245      2.694      2.096      2.317     10.54     2.495      2.978      2.883      2.915      16.83    0.90

     FRANCE      2.094      1.989      1.565      2.220     41.81     2.060      2.865      2.632      2.644      28.32    0.82

     GERMANY     3.611      3.192      2.572      1.471    -42.80     3.316      2.188      2.213      2.091     -36.93    0.65

     TURKEY      0.364      0.652      0.532      1.455    173.43     0.612      1.362      1.519      1.575     157.44    0.49

     JAPAN       0.958      1.338      1.014      1.103      8.79     1.241      1.447      1.492      1.427      15.01    0.44

     EGYPT       0.832      0.774      0.407      0.621     52.66     0.661      0.785      0.887      0.988      49.52    0.31

     BELGIUM     1.208      1.493      1.121      0.455    -59.44     1.452      1.062      0.952      0.826     -43.11    0.26

     SLOVAK      0.706      0.834      0.597      0.484    -18.92     0.802      0.767      0.742      0.721     -10.12    0.22

     SALVADR     0.212      0.283      0.128      0.542    322.40     0.130      0.626      0.646      0.697     434.97    0.22

     ISRAEL      3.729      0.324      0.248      0.473     90.88     0.723      0.320      0.345      0.549     -24.00    0.17

     S ARAB      1.299      0.334      0.140      0.120    -14.21     1.052      0.314      0.314      0.314     -70.19    0.10

     VIETNAM     0.933      0.946      0.810      0.139    -82.80     1.018      0.541      0.417      0.275     -72.99    0.09


     _WTO      346.369    372.059    288.380    238.749    -17.21   378.275    332.425    326.478    322.428     -14.76  100.00

     _W HEMI   249.173    252.765    198.602    153.987    -22.46   264.643    215.933    211.746    208.150     -21.35   64.56

     _OECD     242.160    241.547    187.729    127.876    -31.88   251.226    193.045    186.073    181.693     -27.68   56.35

     _ASEAN     22.931     32.366     26.123     18.949    -27.46    32.345     26.214     25.827     25.191     -22.12    7.81

     _EU15      24.240     24.586     18.559     10.706    -42.31    24.151     19.179     17.175     16.734     -30.71    5.19

     _EC12      24.234     24.583     18.555     10.706    -42.30    24.147     19.179     17.174     16.734     -30.70    5.19

     _CBI        0.222      0.291      0.132      0.547    313.50     0.134      0.636      0.657      0.706     425.27    0.22

     _CAFTA      0.222      0.291      0.132      0.547    313.50     0.134      0.636      0.657      0.706     425.27    0.22