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                                          |                                     |                              November 5, 2012
                                          |        MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT        |
                                          |        U.S. General Imports         |
                                          |       By Category,  9/2012 Data     |
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                                           Category 629:  OTHER MMF FABRICS OF STAP/FIL
                                         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      88.630    101.540     76.844     74.727     -2.75    99.088    102.221    101.253     99.424       0.34  100.00

     CHINA P    28.884     36.113     27.782     27.840      0.21    35.035     37.154     36.537     36.172       3.24   36.38

     CANADA     19.405     18.468     14.273     14.388      0.81    19.068     18.625     18.476     18.583      -2.54   18.69

     ITALY      11.315     11.921      8.875      8.811     -0.73    11.878     12.036     12.015     11.857      -0.18   11.93

     INDIA       6.220      7.031      5.011      5.528     10.31     6.289      7.466      7.688      7.547      20.01    7.59

     TURKEY      4.214      5.312      4.138      4.041     -2.33     5.348      5.009      5.202      5.215      -2.48    5.25

     KOR REP     2.068      1.983      1.380      1.417      2.67     1.972      2.163      2.032      2.019       2.40    2.03

     INDNSIA     0.635      1.137      1.091      1.320     20.96     1.154      1.578      1.453      1.366      18.37    1.37

     CHINA T     2.217      2.255      1.845      0.949    -48.59     2.357      1.621      1.496      1.358     -42.38    1.37

     PAKISTN     0.087      0.721      0.561      0.553     -1.37     0.564      0.706      0.627      0.713      26.57    0.72

     THAILND     1.095      0.952      0.877      0.316    -63.96     0.979      0.729      0.583      0.391     -60.04    0.39


     _WTO       88.630    101.536     76.840     74.724     -2.75    99.085    102.219    101.248     99.420       0.34  100.00

     _OECD      45.560     47.036     35.622     35.319     -0.85    47.775     47.085     46.983     46.734      -2.18   47.00

     _W HEMI    20.166     21.452     15.843     14.980     -5.45    20.824     21.448     21.160     20.589      -1.13   20.71

     _EU15      18.573     19.990     14.831     14.515     -2.13    20.050     20.046     20.048     19.674      -1.88   19.79

     _EC12      18.535     19.959     14.806     14.475     -2.24    20.016     19.999     20.001     19.627      -1.94   19.74

     _ASEAN      2.319      2.211      2.077      1.703    -18.00     2.444      2.378      2.108      1.837     -24.82    1.85