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
December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
Reuters - 12/1/2016 4:33:01 AM
Lower imports by the world's second-biggest consumer of gold could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. "In December gold imports ...
Nigeria’s Imports Drop on Renewed Drive to Encourage Local Production
This Day Live - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
“There is no central bank in the world that allows a free-float of its currency ... for 17.9 per cent and 10.7 per cent of total exports. China was the country’s largest import destination, representing 27.2 per cent of total imports for the period.
China is the big winner in Opec’s new world order
Live Mint - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
In 2013, Saudi Arabia and Angola together accounted for 33% of the country’s imports. The kingdom’s 11.8% import share ... crude left energy security at the mercy of foreign powers. A world in which Russia and Iran gain a little more market power ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration ... examples of large-scale mega infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large are seen as transformational.
India to Become World's Third Largest Solar Market via New Solar Power Plant
Nature World News - 11/30/2016 12:48:07 PM
The report says that by 2035, India's oil import will be up by 169 percent ... more than 675,000 jobs in the Indian solar industry." It will also make the country the world's third largest solar market next year, next to U.S. and China.
Proof That China Is A Currency Manipulator As Donald Trump Says - So, Subsidise Imports From China
Forbes - 12/2/2016 11:41:20 AM
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange has instructed banks to sharply limit the money that companies can move out of the country and into their other operations around the world ... exports to America cheaper and imports into China more expensive.
The biggest loser in 2016? Free trade
Dallas News - 12/2/2016 9:13:59 PM
Absent a sudden shift in public opinion, the outlook doesn't look bright for increased commerce with our neighbors and the wider world. But such a shift is ... is the story of local communities across the country. For my part, I have seen the immense ...
Myanmar car dealers peeved by new import restrictions
bangkokpost.com - 12/2/2016 3:30:24 PM
Importers have reacted swiftly. “Car prices will rise because importers can import only late models, which are already expensive in the countries of origin. When you add Myanmar tax, the price will rise even higher,” said Aye Htun, of Aung Thein Than ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 11:54:23 PM
Oman ranks three places below Angola among the largest export economies in the world at the 57th position. Oman has a positive balance of trade with an export value of $49.9 billion and an import value of $31.1 billion as of 2014. The country’s export to ...
35% import tariff better than QR on rice, says PIDS
Philstar - 12/1/2016 8:39:23 PM
The study said opening the Philippine rice market to more imports would double the baseline ... was borne out of two years of negotiation with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and various member countries under the Aquino administration.
For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 12/2/2016 5:29:06 AM
Companies that import ... of the countries now running major trade surpluses have far more to lose by disrupting trade." Navarro and Ross disputed the Peterson report that predicted big potential losses for U.S. soybean farmers. "We are world's largest ...
India Dec gold imports to halve as cash crunch bites
Gulf Times - 12/1/2016 10:12:26 PM
Lower imports by the world’s second-biggest consumer of gold could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. “In December gold ...
Demonetisation: India's December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
Economic Times - 12/1/2016 12:11:09 PM
Lower imports by the world's second-biggest consumer of gold importer could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. MUMBAI ...