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

  World                  12,014  12,875 MM2, up    861 MM2 or   7.17% 


  TOP TEN COUNTRIES:

  China                   7,679   8,259 MM2, up    580 MM2 or   7.55% 

  India                   1,500   1,586 MM2, up     86 MM2 or   5.71% 

  Pakistan                1,083   1,083 MM2, dn     -0 MM2 or  -0.02% 

  Mexico                    446     476 MM2, up     30 MM2 or   6.71% 

  Vietnam                   228     271 MM2, up     43 MM2 or  19.10% 

  Bangladesh                279     278 MM2, dn     -2 MM2 or  -0.57% 

  Turkey                     97     122 MM2, up     25 MM2 or  26.07% 

  Israel                     84     104 MM2, up     19 MM2 or  22.95% 

  Canada                     77      75 MM2, dn     -3 MM2 or  -3.64% 

  Portugal                   48      53 MM2, up      5 MM2 or  10.83%