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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Dollars                   |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   3,625   4,563 M $, up    938 M $ or  25.87% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,624   2,310 M $, up    686 M $ or  42.24% 

  India                     830     805 M $, dn    -26 M $ or  -3.09% 

  Pakistan                  351     344 M $, dn     -7 M $ or  -2.09% 

  Mexico                    144     170 M $, up     26 M $ or  18.07% 

  Vietnam                    33     121 M $, up     88 M $ or 263.46% 

  Bangladesh                 62      62 M $, dn     -0 M $ or  -0.14% 

  Turkey                    137     190 M $, up     53 M $ or  38.46% 

  Israel                     31      30 M $, dn     -0 M $ or  -1.38% 

  Canada                     47      46 M $, dn     -1 M $ or  -1.49% 

  Portugal                   31      36 M $, up      5 M $ or  15.44%