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                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
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                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   1,425   1,527 M $, up    102 M $ or   7.19% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     428     463 M $, up     34 M $ or   7.99% 

  India                      93     102 M $, up      9 M $ or   9.64% 

  Korea, South              115     117 M $, up      3 M $ or   2.41% 

  Canada                     86     103 M $, up     17 M $ or  19.98% 

  Vietnam                    40      36 M $, dn     -3 M $ or  -8.16% 

  Mexico                     85      98 M $, up     13 M $ or  15.45% 

  Taiwan                     68      64 M $, dn     -4 M $ or  -5.49% 

  Germany                    61      77 M $, up     16 M $ or  26.42% 

  Turkey                     44      52 M $, up      8 M $ or  18.74% 

  Japan                      84      88 M $, up      4 M $ or   4.68%