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                                          |                                     |                                  July 6, 2018
                                          |   MAJOR SHIPPERS REPORT-Top Ten     |
                                          |   U.S. General Imports              |
                                          |   Million Square Meters (MM2)       |
                                          |   Other Misc. Imports               |     
                                          |   January -  May      2018          |
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                         YEAR TO DATE ( January-May      )
                         2017    2018 

  World                   8,120   8,741 MM2, up    621 MM2 or   7.65% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   5,052   5,410 MM2, up    358 MM2 or   7.09% 

  India                   1,052   1,147 MM2, up     95 MM2 or   9.06% 

  Pakistan                  773     791 MM2, up     18 MM2 or   2.38% 

  Mexico                    309     331 MM2, up     22 MM2 or   7.12% 

  Vietnam                   149     181 MM2, up     32 MM2 or  21.16% 

  Bangladesh                222     224 MM2, up      3 MM2 or   1.24% 

  Turkey                     67      88 MM2, up     21 MM2 or  31.36% 

  Israel                     65      77 MM2, up     12 MM2 or  18.90% 

  Canada                     55      52 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -4.41% 

  Portugal                   35      35 MM2, up      0 MM2 or   0.02%