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
Countries Buying the Most Weapons From the US Government
Yahoo Finance - 2/24/2017 3:38:09 PM
Over 75% of the country’s total arms imports between 2015 and 2016 were military aircraft. While it is not on par with the United States, Great Britain is one of the biggest arms dealers in the world in its own right, sending nearly $1.4 billion in ...
Import Endless Third World Refugees: Your Country Becomes A Third World
Sonoran News - 2/21/2017 7:45:05 PM
The burning question facing every European country in 2017: can their countries and cultures survive endless refugee immigration from the ever-burgeoning Third World? The salient question being ignored vs. not being asked in America, Canada or Australia ...
India world's largest importer of major arms in the last four years
Economic Times - 2/20/2017 12:00:59 PM
MUMBAI: India was the world’s largest importer of major arms between 2012 ... increase in arms transfers are driven by demand in Middle east and Asia, with imports by countries in South East Asia going up by 6.2 per cent from 2007–11 to 2012 ...
How Imports Boost Employment
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 2/26/2017 9:37:52 AM
One last consideration is that exporting countries will have to correct their balance ... Export earnings finance imports for most of the world, so if US imports drop, US exports will fall by approximately the same amount. If that happens, export-industry ...
Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the United States
nationofchange.org - 2/21/2017 2:08:39 PM
Brazil has officially joined the growing list of countries that are refusing GMO imports from the United States ... This could be a major game changer, as Brazil leads the world production of sugar cane and is the second largest producer of soybeans.
World View: China Announces It Will Block Imports of North Korea’s Coal
Breitbart News - 2/20/2017 1:52:32 AM
The intent is that by limiting North Korea’s ability to import, the country will be unable to import that equipment ... that three or four generations have grown up since the end of World War II and the Korean War. Or an even worse scenario is that ...
The country that tourism has taken by surprise
BBC - 2/22/2017 7:05:07 AM
a PR organisation for the country. Iceland is experiencing a tourism boom that has taken it by surprise What’s going on? In many ways, Iceland provides a snapshot of several shifts going on in the world: a move everywhere towards service industries like ...
Battle Brews as World's Largest Coffee Exporter Eyes Imports
Bloomberg - 2/22/2017 5:27:54 PM
Brazil is the world’s largest producer and exporter ... The issue is pitting the country’s roasters and the instant coffee industry against farmers. Imports are needed because of the scarcity of beans, Maggi said on Monday. He said the country lost ...
China bans all coal imports from North Korea amid growing tensions
CNN - 2/20/2017 3:57:12 PM
Beijing (CNN)China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea ... China's Ministry of Commerce, in a public notice jointly issued with the country's customs agency Saturday, said the decision was made to comply with a UN Security Council ...
Arms imports rise by 245 percent to Qatar, 212 percent to Saudi Arabia: SIPRI
Al Bawaba - 2/21/2017 8:25:03 AM
India was the world's largest importer of major arms during the 2012 to 2016 period, accounting for 13 percent of the global total. During that period it increased its arms imports by 43 percent. Imports by Southeast Asian countries went up by 6.2 percent ...
STOCKHOLM STUDY: US & Europe Top Arms Trade Globally – Saudi Arabia’s Weapons Imports Skyrocket Over 200 Percent
21stcenturywire.com - 2/21/2017 8:49:31 PM
Almost half of US arms exports went to the Middle East, SIPRI said, adding that arms imports by Qatar went up by 245 percent. “The USA supplies major arms to at least 100 countries around the world—significantly more than any other supplier state ...
World Buys More Weapons Than Ever Before, India Tops List
NDTV - 2/21/2017 5:07:36 PM
Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world's largest defense ... for 9.7 percent of global imports, still more than any other country, the group's data shows.
Vietnam Has World's Second Fastest Growing Car Market
saigoneer.com - 2/24/2017 11:59:14 PM
A recent report named Vietnam the second fastest growing car market in the world in 2016 ... accounting for 80% of total CBU imports. South Korea, India and China are also popular import countries, the news source shares. One reason why Thailand has ...
India is world’s biggest buyer of weapons, says think tank
freemalaysiatoday.com - 2/21/2017 8:32:12 AM
Saudi Arabia ranked as the world’s second largest arms importer in 2012-16, with an increase of 212%. Imports by countries in Southeast Asia increased 6.2%, with Vietnam in particular hiking its imports significantly in 2012-16. The United States ...
At 13 pc, India is world’s largest importer of major arms in last four years: report
India TV - 2/20/2017 6:27:32 PM
India has been the largest importer of major arms in the world, accounting for a staggering 13 per ... the increase in arms transfers were driven by demand in Middle east and Asia, with imports by countries in South East Asia going up by 6.2 per cent ...