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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 603:  YARN > 85% ARTIFICIAL STAPLE FIBER
                                         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      85.691     72.544     57.013     50.830    -10.84    71.622     64.817     66.237     66.361      -7.35  100.00

     INDNSIA    36.085     34.913     26.811     28.141      4.96    34.334     34.773     35.707     36.243       5.56   54.62

     INDIA       9.115      7.209      5.491      6.536     19.03     6.429      8.124      8.471      8.254      28.38   12.44

     CHINA P     9.360      7.115      5.535      3.002    -45.76     6.621      4.874      4.649      4.582     -30.79    6.90

     KOR REP     4.256      2.167      1.849      4.125    123.04     2.754      2.812      3.890      4.442      61.33    6.69

     AUSTRAL     4.170      4.419      3.488      2.008    -42.43     4.307      3.538      3.450      2.940     -31.74    4.43

     THAILND    10.170      5.899      5.096      1.482    -70.93     6.506      2.904      2.441      2.285     -64.88    3.44

     SPAIN       2.047      1.969      1.533      1.567      2.19     2.082      1.973      1.960      2.003      -3.79    3.02

     VIETNAM     2.816      1.997      1.205      0.797    -33.84     1.667      1.772      1.772      1.589      -4.64    2.40

     TURKEY      1.847      1.310      0.952      1.080     13.46     1.345      1.303      1.156      1.438       6.96    2.17

     PAKISTN     0.806      0.975      0.762      0.558    -26.78     0.920      0.975      0.919      0.771     -16.17    1.16

     CHINA T     1.752      2.959      2.888      0.203    -92.96     2.890      0.272      0.272      0.274     -90.52    0.41


     _WTO       85.691     72.544     57.013     50.830    -10.84    71.622     64.817     66.237     66.361      -7.35  100.00

     _ASEAN     49.956     42.898     33.200     30.663     -7.64    42.594     39.779     40.162     40.360      -5.24   60.82

     _OECD      14.307     11.229      8.977      9.827      9.46    11.876     10.755     11.763     12.079       1.71   18.20

     _EU15       3.178      2.571      1.995      2.404     20.52     2.709      2.777      2.974      2.980       9.98    4.49

     _EC12       2.444      2.421      1.845      2.186     18.48     2.487      2.651      2.756      2.762      11.04    4.16