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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
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                                          |   Current Month -  September2017    |
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                         CURRENT MONTH-September
                         2016    2017 

  World                     238     249 MM2, up     11 MM2 or   4.56% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                      56      65 MM2, up      9 MM2 or  16.77% 

  Korea, South               47      54 MM2, up      7 MM2 or  14.08% 

  Mexico                     23      20 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or -10.44% 

  India                      19      20 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   3.96% 

  Indonesia                  18      14 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or -20.95% 

  Turkey                     12      15 MM2, up      3 MM2 or  23.31% 

  Taiwan                     14      13 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -7.47% 

  Canada                     14      11 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or -22.59% 

  Portugal                    0       0 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or -10.77% 

  Germany                     4       3 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -9.59%