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                                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
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                                          |   January -  December 2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-December )
                         2016    2017 

  World                   6,139   6,065 M $, dn    -73 M $ or  -1.20% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,863   1,846 M $, dn    -16 M $ or  -0.88% 

  India                     375     389 M $, up     13 M $ or   3.48% 

  Korea, South              497     473 M $, dn    -24 M $ or  -4.83% 

  Vietnam                   189     188 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -0.48% 

  Canada                    365     363 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -0.41% 

  Mexico                    332     354 M $, up     22 M $ or   6.48% 

  Taiwan                    329     313 M $, dn    -15 M $ or  -4.69% 

  Germany                   250     259 M $, up      9 M $ or   3.71% 

  Turkey                    188     188 M $, up      0 M $ or   0.07% 

  Japan                     364     353 M $, dn    -12 M $ or  -3.17%