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

  World                  16,252  17,213 MM2, up    961 MM2 or   5.91% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                  10,648  11,250 MM2, up    602 MM2 or   5.65% 

  India                   1,976   2,108 MM2, up    132 MM2 or   6.67% 

  Pakistan                1,368   1,382 MM2, up     14 MM2 or   1.00% 

  Mexico                    583     618 MM2, up     35 MM2 or   6.07% 

  Vietnam                   299     337 MM2, up     39 MM2 or  12.95% 

  Bangladesh                326     321 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -1.54% 

  Turkey                    149     172 MM2, up     23 MM2 or  15.39% 

  Israel                    104     131 MM2, up     27 MM2 or  25.66% 

  Canada                    101      94 MM2, dn     -7 MM2 or  -7.01% 

  Portugal                   64      68 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   6.43%