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

  World                  16,604  18,404 M $, up  1,800 M $ or  10.84% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   8,540   9,640 M $, up  1,100 M $ or  12.88% 

  India                   3,122   3,236 M $, up    114 M $ or   3.65% 

  Pakistan                1,356   1,371 M $, up     16 M $ or   1.18% 

  Mexico                    578     701 M $, up    122 M $ or  21.14% 

  Vietnam                   316     428 M $, up    112 M $ or  35.49% 

  Bangladesh                186     204 M $, up     17 M $ or   9.28% 

  Turkey                    587     704 M $, up    116 M $ or  19.78% 

  Israel                    117     110 M $, dn     -7 M $ or  -6.30% 

  Canada                    201     196 M $, dn     -5 M $ or  -2.70% 

  Portugal                  126     165 M $, up     39 M $ or  30.53%