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

  World                   1,739   2,092 MM2, up    352 MM2 or  20.27% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,190   1,451 MM2, up    261 MM2 or  21.91% 

  India                     205     239 MM2, up     34 MM2 or  16.71% 

  Pakistan                  136     154 MM2, up     18 MM2 or  12.86% 

  Mexico                     66      72 MM2, up      6 MM2 or   9.34% 

  Vietnam                    24      34 MM2, up      9 MM2 or  38.23% 

  Bangladesh                 17      25 MM2, up      8 MM2 or  48.45% 

  Turkey                     18      24 MM2, up      6 MM2 or  31.82% 

  Canada                     12      12 MM2, up      0 MM2 or   3.80% 

  Israel                     11       9 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or -19.56% 

  Indonesia                   6       8 MM2, up      1 MM2 or  19.28%