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                                          |                                     |                                August 3, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   January -  June     2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-June     )
                         2017    2018 

  World                  10,067  10,745 MM2, up    678 MM2 or   6.74% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   6,360   6,787 MM2, up    427 MM2 or   6.72% 

  India                   1,282   1,351 MM2, up     68 MM2 or   5.34% 

  Pakistan                  917     943 MM2, up     26 MM2 or   2.82% 

  Mexico                    383     403 MM2, up     21 MM2 or   5.37% 

  Vietnam                   190     224 MM2, up     34 MM2 or  17.64% 

  Bangladesh                252     254 MM2, up      2 MM2 or   0.73% 

  Turkey                     80     105 MM2, up     25 MM2 or  31.40% 

  Israel                     77      91 MM2, up     14 MM2 or  17.85% 

  Canada                     65      61 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -6.91% 

  Taiwan                     46      53 MM2, up      7 MM2 or  15.76%