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

  World                     904     995 MM2, up     91 MM2 or  10.07% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     282     316 MM2, up     34 MM2 or  12.09% 

  India                     103     107 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   3.74% 

  Korea, South               73      91 MM2, up     18 MM2 or  24.53% 

  Canada                     64      78 MM2, up     14 MM2 or  21.21% 

  Vietnam                    49      60 MM2, up     10 MM2 or  20.61% 

  Mexico                     48      54 MM2, up      6 MM2 or  13.15% 

  Taiwan                     37      29 MM2, dn     -8 MM2 or -21.31% 

  Germany                    36      37 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   4.02% 

  Turkey                     29      51 MM2, up     22 MM2 or  78.25% 

  Japan                      23      25 MM2, up      2 MM2 or   7.93%