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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                     968   1,005 MM2, up     37 MM2 or   3.84% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                     363     377 MM2, up     14 MM2 or   3.92% 

  India                     102      96 MM2, dn     -6 MM2 or  -5.71% 

  Korea, South               66      71 MM2, up      5 MM2 or   7.02% 

  Vietnam                    60      82 MM2, up     22 MM2 or  36.49% 

  Canada                     57      64 MM2, up      7 MM2 or  12.91% 

  Mexico                     41      51 MM2, up     10 MM2 or  23.74% 

  Taiwan                     50      49 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -2.03% 

  Germany                    40      31 MM2, dn    -10 MM2 or -23.66% 

  Turkey                     27      21 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or -19.02% 

  Japan                      17      19 MM2, up      3 MM2 or  15.94%