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                                          |                                     |                              October 31, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   Current Month -  September2018    |
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                         CURRENT MONTH-September
                         2017    2018 

  World                   2,093   2,160 MM2, up     67 MM2 or   3.21% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   1,450   1,531 MM2, up     81 MM2 or   5.59% 

  India                     241     251 MM2, up     10 MM2 or   4.12% 

  Pakistan                  155     130 MM2, dn    -25 MM2 or -16.21% 

  Mexico                     70      68 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -3.09% 

  Vietnam                    34      30 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or -10.02% 

  Bangladesh                 25      21 MM2, dn     -4 MM2 or -16.04% 

  Turkey                     24      23 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or  -5.80% 

  Israel                      9      13 MM2, up      3 MM2 or  36.43% 

  Canada                     12      10 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or -17.27% 

  Portugal                    6       5 MM2, dn     -1 MM2 or -12.03%