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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2017
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   January -  September2017          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-September)
                         2016    2017 

  World                  14,945  16,287 MM2, up  1,342 MM2 or   8.98% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   9,762  10,661 MM2, up    899 MM2 or   9.21% 

  India                   1,766   1,970 MM2, up    204 MM2 or  11.57% 

  Pakistan                1,322   1,366 MM2, up     44 MM2 or   3.34% 

  Mexico                    553     611 MM2, up     58 MM2 or  10.43% 

  Vietnam                   229     299 MM2, up     70 MM2 or  30.53% 

  Bangladesh                277     326 MM2, up     49 MM2 or  17.63% 

  Turkey                    149     149 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -0.48% 

  Canada                     96     101 MM2, up      5 MM2 or   5.72% 

  Israel                    143     104 MM2, dn    -39 MM2 or -27.27% 

  Indonesia                  81      82 MM2, up      1 MM2 or   1.68%