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
India to lead global energy demand growth with oil imports set to jump to 90% by 2040: IEA
Firstpost - 11/28/2015 11:00:32 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... and meet a target to halve imports in 15 years.
World View: Russia’s Military Buildup a Game-Changer in Syria
Breitbart News - 11/29/2015 5:25:53 PM
One might wonder if Russia is running out of countries to import food from. Well, with over 200 countries in the world, that’s not likely to happen soon. In fact, Russia’s agricultural minister has pointed out that Russia could import fruit and ...
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
customstoday.com.pk - 11/28/2015 2:03:39 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India, account for almost 50% of rise in global gas demand and 75% of the increase in LNG imports. The report also projects that India’s ...
World beef trade: Increasing imports
Farm Talk Newspaper - 11/17/2015 9:04:43 AM
Beef imports among major world importing countries are expected to increase in 2016 year over year but will remain slightly lower than 2014 record levels. The U.S. is the largest beef producing and consuming country and often the largest importer of beef.
India can immediately begin uranium import: Julie Bishop, Australian Foreign Minister
Economic Times - 11/29/2015 10:26:32 PM
Australia has about 40 per cent of the world's uranium reserves and exports nearly 7,000 ... It currently has nuclear energy agreements with 11 countries and imports uranium from France, Russia and Kazakhstan. Australia now has 24 nuclear cooperation ...
World's Poorest Countries Allowed to Keep Copying Patent-Protected Drugs
Truth Out - 11/28/2015 3:54:01 PM
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to extend a waiver ... Developing and strengthening manufacturing capacities in LDCs is important as these countries are often unable to import cheap copies of patent protected drugs from countries like India.
Russia raids Turkish firms, sends back imports
Ghana Web - 11/29/2015 11:49:27 AM
Russian police have been raiding Turkish companies in different regions of Russia and, in some cases, have suspended their operations, two Turkish businessmen with investments in the country have told Al Jazeera. Moscow has also started sending back ...
India renewable power demand to surge by 2040
NYSE Post - 11/28/2015 2:25:08 AM
"At the same time, India [will have] the highest import dependency among [these] regions ... Solar panels could dot the Indian countryside one day: the country is poised to become the world's second-largest consumer of solar power technology as its ...
Russia Turkey Sanctions: Economic Restrictions Approved By Vladimir Putin
HNGN - 11/29/2015 3:52:50 PM
The move, which was announced Saturday, implements severe restrictions on a number of areas, including imports and the work of Turkish nationals in Russia, reported BBC News. The rift between the two countries ... Check out more world news here.
India needs Rs 9 lakh cr investment for energy demand by 2040: IEA
Financial Express - 11/27/2015 8:45:42 AM
“India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage ... case is met by increased imports, particularly from the Middle ...
Mozambique foreign reserves secures 3 months of imports-Official
en.starafrica.com - 11/26/2015 7:16:49 PM
Mozambique’s Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosario has said the country has foreign reserves guaranteeing 3 months of imports of goods and services ... the trend of currencies from around the world against the US dollar. Since the beginning of ...
Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
Northern Star - 11/26/2015 9:29:50 AM
In the past, Russian food safety authorities have often been accused of selectively blocking imports from various countries for political reasons. Buying Turkish food is unpatriotic, according to Gennady Onishchenko, a former food safety chief who now ...
Sanctions plant the seeds for Israeli ag exports to Russia
The Times of Israel - 11/30/2015 9:39:25 AM
If Moscow is serious about stopping those imports, the country will have to look for ... while Israeli water and agricultural tech is a major export to India and many countries in the developing world. Produce is in some ways much harder to export since ...