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
Global gas market battered by glut gets eager buyer in Thailand
worldoil.com - 3/24/2017 2:07:40 PM
Thailand is one of the countries that can bring in more LNG ... signed a contract in 2012 to import 2 million tons a year from Qatar, the largest exporter in the world. It signed three other contracts in the past year with BP Plc, Royal Dutch Shell ...
Latin American imports of Chinese steel surged 35% in January
scrapmonster.com - 3/23/2017 4:29:02 AM
As per data, China exported 7.2 million tonnes of finished steel and steel-derivative products to the entire world during the first month of the current year. Out of this 882,000 tons were shipped to Latin American countries. Imports of finished steel ...
Brazil's Tainted-Meat Probe Leaves World Hungry for Chicken
Ag Web - 3/24/2017 7:26:49 AM
With nations including South Korea placing limits on American imports, the world could be left hungry for chicken if competitors can’t fill the void. "It’s hard to say which country could fully replace a giant as Brazil in the world chicken market with ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/23/2017 10:51:25 PM
“North Korea has claimed to have nuclear weapons, but also has become the most insecure country in the world,” the authors argue ... of China’s behavior in halting North Korean coal imports in February. Without mentioning China by name, a column ...
CME: Key Countries Suspend Brazilian Meat Imports Due to Scandal
hoyentv.com - 3/23/2017 9:54:09 PM
China's decision to halt imports of Brazil's meat until the authorities ... its stores removed Brazilian beef on Monday from two of the country's top meat exporters. Brazil, recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health for doing a good job ...
Brazil Officials Urge Caution Over Alert On Meat Imports
Tribune242 - 3/24/2017 6:54:00 PM
The Brazilian Embassy added that its country ranks among the biggest animal protein exporters in the world, and the standards of excellence ... Alfred Gray said his ministry had issued an immediate import ban on Brazilian meat products.
China Feb sugar imports jump over 70% YOY
customstoday.com.pk - 3/23/2017 8:10:57 AM
BEIJING: Sugar imports by China, the world’s top buyer of the sweetener ... ahead of the results of an investigation into alleged anti-dumping into top exporting countries. China will extend until May 22 the months-long probe launched last year, the ...
How Would China's Slowdown Hit Various Countries? It's Complicated
realmoney.thestreet.com - 3/24/2017 11:58:49 AM
It is difficult to quantify how much and which countries will be hit the hardest. An economy as complex as China's, which is the world's manufacturer of choice, imports goods both for domestic consumption and for use in the products it then sells on to the ...
Hong Kong import ban deals Brazil meat industry big blow
worldbulletin.net - 3/22/2017 7:14:52 AM
... has heavily relied on Brazilian imports since banning US and European Union food imports, said it wanted clarifications from Brazil. "We expect more than 30 countries to question Brazil about this issue," Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi ...
Coal imports down by 2.59 per cent
The Hindu Business Line - 3/24/2017 8:45:33 AM
However, the country’s dependence of imported coal fell even more ... According to the response, “On account of increased production of coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 199.88 Mte in 2015-16.” However, import of coal is not ...
UPDATE 1-China Feb sugar imports jump over 70 pct y/y -customs
Reuters - 3/23/2017 3:24:37 AM
Large imports come ahead of dumping probe result in May (Adds detail) By Dominique Patton BEIJING, March 23 (Reuters) - Sugar imports by China, the world's top buyer of the ... anti-dumping into top exporting countries. China will extend until May 22 ...
Saudi exports to U.S. to fall by 300,000 barrels per day in March – official
fromthetrenchesworldreport.com - 3/24/2017 11:44:30 AM
It settled on $47.70 on Thursday. Crude stocks in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, were a record 533 million barrels last week, the EIA said. In the week ended March 17, U.S. imports from Saudi Arabia unexpectedly rose by more than ...
U.S. crude stockpiles at record high as imports surge: EIA
Reuters - 3/23/2017 4:50:31 AM
Crude stocks in the world's top oil consumer have been building ... despite the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' agreement to limit supply from Jan. 1. Imports from Saudi Arabia, which had dropped sharply a week earlier, rose by 207,000 ...
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 3/15/2017 11:58:10 PM
International trade contributes significantly to the growth and development of economies around the world. International trade can ... of export of goods to the global market and import of goods into the country. There are three major indicators of ...