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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
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                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                   4,628   4,572 M $, dn    -56 M $ or  -1.22% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,394   1,396 M $, up      2 M $ or   0.12% 

  India                     284     290 M $, up      5 M $ or   1.83% 

  Korea, South              371     361 M $, dn    -10 M $ or  -2.82% 

  Vietnam                   142     136 M $, dn     -7 M $ or  -4.64% 

  Canada                    280     267 M $, dn    -14 M $ or  -4.88% 

  Mexico                    253     269 M $, up     16 M $ or   6.50% 

  Taiwan                    247     245 M $, dn     -2 M $ or  -0.66% 

  Germany                   185     195 M $, up     10 M $ or   5.28% 

  Turkey                    143     140 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -2.15% 

  Japan                     271     265 M $, dn     -6 M $ or  -2.28%