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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
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                                          |   January -  September2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2017    2018 

  World                   9,239   9,998 MM2, up    759 MM2 or   8.22% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   3,610   3,931 MM2, up    320 MM2 or   8.87% 

  India                     872     973 MM2, up    101 MM2 or  11.59% 

  Korea, South              646     730 MM2, up     84 MM2 or  13.06% 

  Vietnam                   552     617 MM2, up     65 MM2 or  11.74% 

  Canada                    551     615 MM2, up     63 MM2 or  11.50% 

  Mexico                    437     441 MM2, up      5 MM2 or   1.04% 

  Taiwan                    388     369 MM2, dn    -19 MM2 or  -4.95% 

  Germany                   325     376 MM2, up     51 MM2 or  15.86% 

  Turkey                    245     321 MM2, up     76 MM2 or  30.82% 

  Japan                     194     188 MM2, dn     -6 MM2 or  -3.28%