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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category  62:  MAN-MADE FIBER NON-APPAREL
                                                    Data in Million $$$

                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   12110.470  13507.285  10221.443  10632.818      4.02 13276.927  13962.945  13953.499  13918.661       4.83  100.00

     CHINA P  6541.604   7298.856   5519.352   5822.955      5.50  7182.863   7630.145   7622.595   7602.459       5.84   54.62

     CANADA    826.820    861.417    655.706    614.923     -6.22   869.072    830.967    823.536    820.634      -5.57    5.90

     MEXICO    699.483    756.273    576.908    579.847      0.51   757.829    767.509    766.495    759.212       0.18    5.45

     KOR REP   426.797    511.380    383.144    406.977      6.22   488.080    541.101    540.299    535.213       9.66    3.85

     INDIA     304.775    402.034    297.547    332.011     11.58   378.836    432.751    435.585    436.498      15.22    3.14

     VIETNAM   339.491    459.893    346.664    320.469     -7.56   434.977    447.431    438.123    433.698      -0.29    3.12

     CHINA T   365.290    400.527    296.371    318.696      7.53   387.672    421.446    421.797    422.852       9.07    3.04

     TURKEY    280.771    350.309    271.288    301.142     11.00   335.256    374.353    377.765    380.162      13.39    2.73

     JAPAN     244.286    273.484    196.840    246.091     25.02   257.235    315.047    320.530    322.736      25.46    2.32

     ITALY     248.337    266.065    194.470    195.426      0.49   263.797    269.064    267.672    267.021       1.22    1.92

     GERMANY   196.826    211.176    159.877    161.553      1.05   211.110    212.704    213.469    212.852       0.83    1.53

     INDNSIA   170.163    198.431    157.371    147.737     -6.12   195.528    188.947    190.134    188.796      -3.44    1.36

     THAILND   131.693    134.183    104.484     93.952    -10.08   138.229    125.049    123.714    123.651     -10.55    0.89

     EGYPT     121.200    125.472     99.571     97.546     -2.03   121.982    126.936    125.171    123.447       1.20    0.89

     FRANCE    104.053    106.887     74.838     85.887     14.76   103.533    115.051    117.188    117.936      13.91    0.85

     PAKISTN    55.938     93.397     67.167     85.848     27.81    82.689    114.733    114.001    112.079      35.54    0.81

     ISRAEL    171.022    121.298     95.475     81.983    -14.13   128.292    105.524    105.467    107.807     -15.97    0.77

     BELGIUM    99.716    104.794     80.637     80.040     -0.74   102.813    106.427    104.532    104.196       1.35    0.75

     U KING     77.476     88.631     67.560     66.243     -1.95    86.557     85.766     86.091     87.314       0.87    0.63

     NETHLDS    64.085     73.873     55.327     51.732     -6.50    69.986     69.230     69.678     70.277       0.42    0.50

     BNGLDSH    50.266     48.436     45.100     56.159     24.52    49.003     51.666     57.253     59.495      21.41    0.43

     PHIL R     49.731     53.097     41.029     42.000      2.37    52.200     57.044     55.392     54.068       3.58    0.39

     ARAB EM    30.731     40.347     30.815     32.550      5.63    44.653     40.722     41.698     42.083      -5.76    0.30

     S ARAB     31.285     35.252     25.779     31.067     20.51    35.302     39.438     40.837     40.541      14.84    0.29

     SWITZLD    34.196     37.839     27.959     28.771      2.90    38.214     38.051     38.569     38.651       1.14    0.28

     SPAIN      24.897     25.539     19.939     25.494     27.85    27.542     30.624     31.091     31.093      12.89    0.22

     MALAYSA    19.223     26.988     19.379     22.820     17.76    24.395     30.283     30.334     30.429      24.74    0.22

     PORTUGL    23.185     25.069     20.559     25.834     25.65    23.266     28.553     29.606     30.343      30.42    0.22

     HG KONG    29.950     27.220     21.019     21.050      0.15    28.591     28.173     27.323     27.250      -4.69    0.20

     POLAND     19.016     29.280     22.286     19.262    -13.57    27.861     25.315     25.666     26.257      -5.76    0.19

     LUXMBRG    30.419     28.025     23.307     20.844    -10.56    31.565     24.279     24.244     25.563     -19.01    0.18

     SALVADR    26.638     30.930     23.818     17.287    -27.42    30.641     25.088     24.676     24.399     -20.37    0.18

     DENMARK    12.132     16.660     12.110     12.704      4.90    15.641     17.754     17.765     17.254      10.31    0.12

     CAMBOD      8.524     13.546      9.315     12.682     36.14    12.588     15.985     16.928     16.913      34.36    0.12

     AUSTRAL    19.327     21.024     17.513     11.946    -31.78    21.902     18.031     17.427     15.458     -29.42    0.11

     COLOMB     10.865     11.519      8.141     11.499     41.24    10.736     14.519     14.744     14.877      38.57    0.11

     LATVIA      9.526     12.118      8.412     11.089     31.83    10.926     14.266     14.351     14.796      35.41    0.11

     GREECE     16.006     16.716     13.310     10.670    -19.83    16.311     15.834     14.398     14.076     -13.70    0.10

     CZECH       7.555      9.679      7.250     11.459     58.05     8.548     12.999     13.432     13.888      62.47    0.10

     SWEDEN      8.925      7.620      5.326      9.101     70.89     7.677     10.647     11.355     11.395      48.44    0.08

     HONDURA     5.892      9.189      6.430      8.596     33.70     8.168     10.347     10.715     11.356      39.02    0.08

     AUSTRIA     5.968     10.603      8.189      8.673      5.91     9.367     10.972     11.330     11.087      18.36    0.08

     BRAZIL     54.370     16.077     13.564      7.166    -47.17    26.093     10.548     10.088      9.679     -62.90    0.07

     FINLAND    16.263     14.380     11.113      6.292    -43.38    18.167     10.062     10.006      9.559     -47.38    0.07

     REP SAF     4.643      7.417      5.577      6.684     19.85     7.047      8.100      8.397      8.524      20.96    0.06

     DOM REP     8.717     10.379      8.231      5.510    -33.06    10.251      8.200      7.868      7.658     -25.30    0.06

     N ZEAL      5.752      7.830      6.579      6.297     -4.28     7.975      7.308      7.687      7.548      -5.36    0.05

     SLOVENI     2.543      4.363      3.020      5.269     74.45     3.444      6.723      6.466      6.612      91.98    0.05

     IRELAND     5.943      6.381      4.512      4.307     -4.55     6.381      5.385      5.752      6.176      -3.21    0.04

     SLOVAK      3.980      5.001      3.510      4.076     16.13     4.599      5.271      5.719      5.567      21.06    0.04

     GUATMAL     3.116      3.864      2.967      4.486     51.20     3.486      5.335      5.453      5.383      54.42    0.04

     ARGENT      5.972      8.247      6.410      3.515    -45.16     7.826      7.075      5.805      5.352     -31.60    0.04

     PERU        3.972      3.994      3.376      4.649     37.70     4.198      4.878      5.333      5.267      25.46    0.04

     MALTA       5.814      5.194      4.332      3.664    -15.42     5.839      4.862      4.748      4.526     -22.49    0.03

     C RICA      5.095      5.251      4.709      3.970    -15.68     5.135      4.582      4.529      4.513     -12.12    0.03

     ROMANIA     4.594      3.477      2.592      3.194     23.24     4.017      4.259      3.982      4.079       1.54    0.03

     SRI LKA     4.622      3.745      2.979      3.004      0.85     4.088      3.848      3.885      3.770      -7.76    0.03

     HUNGARY     0.330      2.059      0.974      2.620    169.02     1.084      3.211      3.575      3.705     241.90    0.03

     NORWAY      0.882      1.782      1.227      1.533     24.93     1.663      1.932      2.069      2.088      25.56    0.02

     BAHRAIN     4.821      1.394      1.292      1.836     42.12     2.228      1.664      1.819      1.938     -13.02    0.01

     SINGAPR     4.196      2.915      2.370      0.794    -66.49     2.764      2.403      1.934      1.339     -51.57    0.01

     RUSSIA      1.146      1.529      0.937      0.704    -24.86     0.937      2.038      1.297      1.297      38.41    0.01

     CHILE       0.937      0.581      0.538      0.721     33.95     0.643      0.777      0.767      0.764      18.85    0.01

     JORDAN      0.202      0.368      0.368      0.754    105.23     0.416      0.714      0.714      0.755      81.51    0.01

     SIER LN     0.000      0.485      0.484      0.025    -94.92     0.484      0.023      0.026      0.026     -94.67    0.00

     BELARUS     3.432      3.501      3.501      0.000    -99.99     4.435      0.356      0.207      0.000     -99.99    0.00


     _WTO    12105.162  13501.984  10216.841  10631.524      4.06 13270.945  13960.593  13951.255  13916.667       4.87   99.99

     _OECD    2556.403   2836.012   2145.695   2170.182      1.14  2794.312   2866.400   2864.994   2860.499       2.37   20.55

     _W HEMI  1653.838   1719.374   1312.077   1263.347     -3.71  1735.733   1691.518   1681.715   1670.645      -3.75   12.00

     _EU15     934.232   1002.417    751.075    764.799      1.83   993.712   1012.352   1014.179   1016.142       2.26    7.30

     _EC12     903.075    969.815    726.447    740.733      1.97   958.502    980.671    981.487    984.101       2.67    7.07

     _ASEAN    723.316    889.860    681.026    640.572     -5.94   861.389    867.675    857.060    849.406      -1.39    6.10

     _CBI       50.444     60.189     46.599     40.068    -14.02    58.251     53.937     53.627     53.658      -7.88    0.39

     _CAFTA     49.697     59.975     46.430     39.966    -13.92    58.008     53.783     53.458     53.511      -7.75    0.38

     _ANDEAN    14.892     15.566     11.563     16.443     42.21    14.990     19.682     20.360     20.447      36.41    0.15

     _SUB-SAH    5.288      8.356      6.288      7.013     11.53     7.981      8.567      8.893      9.081      13.79    0.07