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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 606:  NON-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     147.058    174.913    126.959    146.562     15.44   164.027    194.677    197.087    194.516      18.59  100.00

     CHINA P    32.525     53.598     38.040     33.540    -11.83    47.277     52.879     51.795     49.098       3.85   25.24

     KOR REP    24.197     23.359     16.604     24.365     46.75    21.543     30.424     30.484     31.121      44.45   16.00

     GERMANY    18.303     19.590     15.001     15.037      0.24    19.676     19.410     19.942     19.625      -0.25   10.09

     NETHLDS    13.141     16.818     13.231     13.017     -1.62    15.081     17.312     17.006     16.604      10.10    8.54

     MEXICO      6.491      6.448      4.125     10.987    166.36     6.816     12.978     13.210     13.310      95.28    6.84

     CANADA      8.981     10.303      7.932     10.000     26.06    10.332     11.951     12.379     12.370      19.73    6.36

     LATVIA      6.117      6.910      4.608      6.265     35.95     6.216      7.817      8.135      8.567      37.81    4.40

     TURKEY      5.012      5.959      3.720      5.929     59.37     5.681      7.912      8.269      8.167      43.75    4.20

     JAPAN       8.617      7.663      5.729      5.910      3.16     7.820      7.423      7.739      7.844       0.30    4.03

     ISRAEL      1.642      3.844      2.682      2.920      8.86     3.598      3.958      4.088      4.081      13.43    2.10

     U KING      2.404      3.343      2.600      3.065     17.87     3.037      3.558      3.875      3.807      25.37    1.96

     CHINA T     2.848      2.075      1.345      2.921    117.12     2.128      3.245      3.377      3.651      71.54    1.88

     ITALY       2.350      2.212      1.430      2.723     90.44     2.012      3.367      3.528      3.505      74.18    1.80

     INDIA       3.463      2.955      2.354      2.411      2.43     3.061      3.095      3.117      3.012      -1.60    1.55

     SLOVAK      2.505      2.891      2.118      1.386    -34.59     2.837      2.116      2.335      2.158     -23.94    1.11

     S ARAB      0.052      0.031      0.031      1.353   4235.60     0.031      1.012      1.271      1.353    4235.60    0.70

     RUSSIA      0.000      0.592      0.005      0.659  12104.07     0.005      1.175      1.245      1.245   22962.48    0.64

     SWEDEN      0.000      0.378      0.229      1.092    376.33     0.229      1.191      1.409      1.241     441.13    0.64

     THAILND     1.200      0.495      0.343      0.528     53.72     0.522      0.667      0.674      0.679      30.22    0.35

     CZECH       0.126      0.208      0.153      0.533    249.32     0.175      0.592      0.514      0.589     235.79    0.30

     MALAYSA     0.248      0.247      0.113      0.378    234.09     0.132      0.518      0.516      0.512     287.41    0.26

     SWITZLD     0.428      0.328      0.214      0.325     51.93     0.347      0.487      0.436      0.439      26.45    0.23

     INDNSIA     1.421      0.255      0.252      0.303     20.27     0.271      0.277      0.384      0.306      12.92    0.16

     COLOMB      0.009      0.001      0.001      0.245  25146.60     0.001      0.107      0.168      0.245   25146.60    0.13

     POLAND      0.204      0.241      0.191      0.176     -8.16     0.192      0.183      0.225      0.225      17.12    0.12

     HG KONG     0.164      0.195      0.194      0.011    -94.09     0.228      0.009      0.012      0.012     -94.78    0.01

     BELARUS     3.078      3.276      3.276      0.000   -100.00     4.091      0.354      0.205      0.000    -100.00    0.00


     _WTO      143.980    171.632    123.678    146.562     18.50   159.931    194.317    196.882    194.516      21.62  100.00

     _OECD      75.721     83.105     61.476     76.480     24.41    78.601     96.785     98.498     98.109      24.82   50.44

     _EU15      36.669     42.706     32.662     35.144      7.60    40.279     45.227     46.182     45.188      12.19   23.23

     _EC12      36.608     42.171     32.380     33.984      4.95    39.965     43.868     44.602     43.775       9.53   22.50

     _W HEMI    15.914     16.893     12.198     21.289     74.53    17.338     25.082     25.796     25.984      49.87   13.36

     _ASEAN      3.132      1.046      0.758      1.209     59.51     1.049      1.462      1.575      1.497      42.78    0.77

     _ANDEAN     0.009      0.001      0.001      0.249  25561.34     0.001      0.111      0.172      0.249   20087.75    0.13