Definition: This entry provides the total US dollar amount of merchandise imports on a c.i.f. (cost, insurance, and freight) or 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, 2014See also: Imports map
Egypt and Oman to import Vizag's bovine meat
nyoooz.com - 5/27/2016 6:50:05 AM
Visakhapatnam: Nations like Egypt and Oman, who are the world's biggest buffalo meat importers ... Summary: There is high demand for India's buffalo meat in China as it is the only country that imports the buffalo offal such as buffalo liver, heart ...
Gold Imports by China Decline as Property Revival Damps Demand
Bloomberg - 5/26/2016 10:04:32 AM
China, the world’s biggest gold consumer, reduced imports from Hong Kong for the first time in three ... said earlier this month. The country consumed 241.3 tons on gold in the first quarter, 12 percent less than a year earlier, council data show.
Speech by Albania Country Manager on Business Climate and Investment Attractiveness
The World Bank - 5/24/2016 4:33:27 PM
Albania has seen transformational change in the past two decades – moving from a low income to an upper middle income country, with absolute poverty ... $1.2 billion over a four year period. It is the World Bank Group’s mandate to eliminate poverty ...
South African wheat prices hit record high on import tariffs
Reuters - 5/26/2016 3:37:59 AM
The expected tariff hike is based on a formula using current world wheat prices and rand expectations ... April approved a 34 percent increase in the tariff on wheat imports. The drought-hit country made its biggest purchase of U.S. wheat in nearly ...
Column: China's nickel imports still flattering to deceive
Reuters - 5/25/2016 10:05:43 AM
Russia's Norilsk Nickel is one of the world's largest producers of the metal so has always accounted for some of China's imports needs in the past. But the amount of Russian metal entering the country has grown from around 45 percent of total imports in ...
India Could Lose $49 Billion In GDP By Food Price Shock: UN Report
NDTV - 5/26/2016 8:24:19 AM
"In the future, the world will likely suffer from higher and more ... have high household spending levels on food commodities and moderate net imports of these commodities. Countries expected to experience an increase in GDP include South American cash ...
Trump heads to shale country
United Press International - 5/26/2016 1:17:49 PM
During his tenure, Obama has embraced an "all-of-the-above" energy policy that saw the United States march closer to its first-ever commercial offshore wind farms while at the same time moving to become a top world oil ... said he'd cut imports of oil ...
Moroccan Economy Threatened by Potential Food Price Shocks
moroccoworldnews.com - 5/25/2016 10:27:12 AM
“Countries such as Egypt, Morocco, and the Philippines that combine high food commodity imports and high household spending on these commodities see the worst effects in terms of reduction in absolute GDP, worsening of current account balances and higher ...
Greenspan: Western World Headed for a State of Disaster
Fox Business - 5/26/2016 8:27:18 PM
“People don’t realize, they think that you’re going to shut off, for example, imports ... places around the world where labor costs are perceived to be cheaper. So the issue of foreign trade is something which has helped the country grow all the ...
World Trade Organisation adds new warning on economic cost of Brexit
home.bt.com - 5/25/2016 1:04:41 PM
A fresh warning about the potential economic cost of Brexit has been issued by the head of the World Trade Organisation, who warned import tariffs would cost the country billions.
India seen holding off for now on reducing raw sugar import tax | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/26/2016 12:39:02 AM
MUMBAI/LONDON Indian authorities are expected to hold off before cutting or cancelling a 40 percent raw sugar import duty ... prices as the country shifts from net exporter to importer. Soaring domestic sugar prices in the world's second-biggest producer ...
World oil prices back at $50
Daily Croton - 5/26/2016 9:31:44 PM
Even though the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Canada, decreased the country's output by ~1.5 million barrels per day, crude oil imports to the United States from Canada rose by 0.5 million barrels per day. Brent futures prices are up by roughly 85% since ...
World stock markets up; fall in inventories lifts oil
The Hindu Business Line - 5/26/2016 5:03:53 AM
US crude stockpiles Energy Information Administration data showed US crude stockpiles fell last week as imports dropped and refineries ... its strongest two-day run since early March. MSCI's all-country world stock index rose 0.9 per cent, while the ...
World leaders kick off G7 talks in Japan
expresioneconomica.org - 5/26/2016 6:25:37 PM
Since taking office in late 2012, Abe has circled the globe, visiting dozens of countries to promote sales of Japanese infrastructure technology, especially coal and gas-fired power plants and bullet trains. Several world leaders including United States ...