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

  World                   4,561   4,883 M $, up    322 M $ or   7.06% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,393   1,490 M $, up     97 M $ or   6.95% 

  India                     284     320 M $, up     37 M $ or  12.96% 

  Korea, South              361     377 M $, up     16 M $ or   4.52% 

  Vietnam                   136     157 M $, up     21 M $ or  15.80% 

  Canada                    267     303 M $, up     36 M $ or  13.60% 

  Mexico                    268     295 M $, up     27 M $ or   9.89% 

  Taiwan                    245     239 M $, dn     -6 M $ or  -2.50% 

  Germany                   195     242 M $, up     47 M $ or  24.32% 

  Turkey                    140     154 M $, up     15 M $ or  10.64% 

  Japan                     266     268 M $, up      2 M $ or   0.71%