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                                          |                                     |                              February 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
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                                          |   Current Month -  December 2017    |
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                         CURRENT MONTH-December 
                         2016    2017 

  World                     210     257 MM2, up     46 MM2 or  22.06% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                      42      63 MM2, up     21 MM2 or  49.85% 

  Korea, South               41      49 MM2, up      9 MM2 or  21.14% 

  Mexico                     18      17 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -6.29% 

  India                      17      15 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or -14.42% 

  Indonesia                  17      18 MM2, up      2 MM2 or   9.88% 

  Turkey                     14      17 MM2, up      3 MM2 or  20.28% 

  Taiwan                     11      13 MM2, up      1 MM2 or  10.45% 

  Canada                      7      15 MM2, up      7 MM2 or  98.58% 

  Portugal                    4       8 MM2, up      4 MM2 or 115.74% 

  Vietnam                     3       5 MM2, up      1 MM2 or  41.67%