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

  World                   1,617   1,793 MM2, up    176 MM2 or  10.88% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,057   1,180 MM2, up    122 MM2 or  11.58% 

  India                     189     200 MM2, up     11 MM2 or   5.74% 

  Pakistan                  156     152 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or  -2.59% 

  Mexico                     60      68 MM2, up      9 MM2 or  14.85% 

  Vietnam                    32      33 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   3.32% 

  Bangladesh                 22      13 MM2, dn    -10 MM2 or -43.33% 

  Turkey                     13      14 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   8.20% 

  Israel                     11      15 MM2, up      4 MM2 or  31.07% 

  Canada                     12      10 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or -15.67% 

  Portugal                    3      32 MM2, up     29 MM2 or 1042.6%