Definition: This entry provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise exports on an f.o.b. (free on board) basis. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Exports map
World Bank: Ebola's Economic Impact Expected to be High
Voice of America - 1/28/2015 11:03:09 AM
Exports have also been affected in Guinea. The World Bank, for example, said fish exports to neighboring countries have fallen by 40 percent. Across the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, economic losses are expected to total around $550 million if the current ...
Russia Scales Down 2018 Soccer World Cup Budget
Wall Street Journal - 1/29/2015 4:38:24 PM
As the country prepares to host the world soccer championship in 2018 the economy is heading ... seek ways to optimize budget costs as prices for oil, the country’s key exports, are half as high as Russia had expected. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko ...
Russia's credit cut to 'junk' a blow to aspiring world power, but immediate fallout is limited
US News and World Report - 1/27/2015 4:12:08 PM
a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power. The downgrade by Standard & Poor's reflects the country's growing economic problems, such as the collapse in the value of its oil exports and the impact of Western sanctions. But it is also ...
Study: Foreign intervention 100 times more likely in oil rich countries
Examiner - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
The first striking piece of data was that some 90 percent of wars since World War II were civil wars, and two-thirds of those had some form of foreign intervention. They found that the more oil a country exports, the more likely another country is to get ...
World Bank urges Tanzania to tackle fiscal deficit
Yahoo News - 1/30/2015 7:47:30 AM
accounting for close to 20 percent of exports. "There is potential for further growth ... and some of the needed reforms are quite urgent as the status quo could be costly for the country," said Philippe Dongier, the World Bank's country director for Tanzania.
BofA's Woo: 'Countries in Currency War Have Exhausted All Policy Tools'
News Max - 1/30/2015 8:16:08 AM
Singapore thus joins countries around the world — excluding the United States — that are using monetary policy to devalue their currencies. The hope is that the devaluations will boost exports, sparking the sluggish economies in these nations.
Cooperation agreement with UAE to boost seafood exports
FIS - 1/29/2015 7:44:31 PM
Both nations agree to cooperate with each other to ensure the safety of aquatic products marketed, "to protect the health of consumers and ensure the smooth development of bilateral trade between the two countries according to their laws and regulations ...
Dangote Says Nigeria Will Become Africa’s Number One Urea Exporter By 2017
Ventures - 1/30/2015 2:57:00 PM
VENTURES AFRICA- World’s richest black person ... He described it as an opportunity for stakeholders in the country’s economy to sit down and discuss about how to diversify the economy and encourage more exports, “because that is the way we should ...
The Country That Refuses to Bow Down to Western Bankers
Alter Net - 1/30/2015 5:45:48 AM
MS: Ever since the end of 2009 when the story of Greece’s sovereign debt crisis began to unfold, austerity-pushing political leaders around the world have been saying ... euro in terms of increased net exports for all countries of the Eurozone.
Saudi Arabia Exports 20% of the World’s Oil
24/7 Wall ST - 1/25/2015 9:19:20 AM
Of the OPEC countries the Saudis account for a third of all cartel exports. The destination countries for Saudi ... oil from the U.S. will have essentially no long-term impact on world oil markets especially given that its proved reserves of around 26.5 ...
Help make tourism create more jobs - World Bank
IPP Media - 1/30/2015 6:28:45 AM
Tanzania Economic Update published by the World Bank says the ... status quo could be costly for the country." Tourism directly employs close to half a million Tanzanians and contributes to almost 20 percent of total exports. It represents approximately ...
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 10:07:38 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country in world. And it is because the country's situation ... Oil makes up 95% of the country's exports and the price of the commodity has fallen by more than half since the last time Cato calculated 'misery'.
53 countries to take part in Coir Kerala 2015
madhyamam.com - 1/30/2015 3:51:16 AM
Alappuzha: As many as 170 foreign buyers from 53 countries would take part in the "Coir Kerala 2015", marking an unprecedented increase in the level of buyers, Minister for Revenue and Coir Adoor Prakash said Thursday. The fifth edition of the world's ...
Jordan Farm exports showed substantial growth in 2014
Spy Ghana - 1/26/2015 12:31:25 PM
a shortage of which is one of the major constraints on exports and the sector’s development. With 106 cu metres of renewable fresh water reserves per capita in 2013, Jordan is one of the 30 or so most water-poor countries in the world. The initial ...
Libya: increased deficit and weaker currency warns World Bank
Libya Herald - 1/27/2015 2:46:14 PM
Fiscal spending, it continued, has been on the rise in these countries and they will ... in oil prices combined with limited oil exports is expected to widen the deficit even further in 2015’’. ‘’The World Bank estimates that at oil prices of ...