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                                          |                                     |                                   May 2, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   January -  March    2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-March    )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   4,521   5,135 MM2, up    613 MM2 or  13.57% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   2,737   3,201 MM2, up    464 MM2 or  16.96% 

  India                     619     669 MM2, up     51 MM2 or   8.17% 

  Pakistan                  461     463 MM2, up      2 MM2 or   0.36% 

  Mexico                    179     192 MM2, up     13 MM2 or   6.99% 

  Vietnam                    74     103 MM2, up     29 MM2 or  39.23% 

  Bangladesh                124     118 MM2, dn     -5 MM2 or  -4.35% 

  Turkey                     34      48 MM2, up     15 MM2 or  43.58% 

  Israel                     44      47 MM2, up      4 MM2 or   8.02% 

  Canada                     33      31 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -4.47% 

  Portugal                   22      21 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -1.64%