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 Leaders In Merchandise Imports
worldatlas.com - 8/26/2016 5:19:27 PM
The top global importing countries in 2015 are briefly looked at below. The United States imported merchandise worth $2.308 trillion in 2015 to emerge as the largest global importer. The United States is a world leading economy and imports mainly due to ...
Malaysia’s scrap steel imports tumbled 38% in May; YTD imports down 69%
scrapmonster.com - 8/29/2016 3:04:04 AM
The US was closely followed by Singapore. The imports from the country had totaled 110,350 tons during the entire year 2015. The World steel Association predicts 6% growth to steel demand in five ASEAN countries including Malaysia. The projected jump in ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries begin to import more
hellenicshippingnews.com - 8/25/2016 8:55:23 PM
Japan, South Korea, and China are the three largest importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d ...
Trade Dynamics And China, Part 2: The World
econintersect.com - 8/28/2016 6:07:12 PM
the article gives special attention to China's imports of oil-related products. It also looks at China's trade on a regional basis, and provides a dynamic map of the trade relations between China and the rest of the world on a country-by-country basis.
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries import more
theamericanenergynews.com - 8/24/2016 3:55:56 PM
in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, a 5% (0.9 Bcf/d) decline ...
Easing Forex Pressure With Import Substitution
Leadership - 8/29/2016 2:49:45 AM
... importers of rice in the world and almost every food is imported. The country’s well endowed land is able to produce enough rice to feed its 170 million population, but it still spends over N1 billion on rice imports. With interest rates at the ...
Hong Kong bans all poultry imports from bird flu hit Togo
customstoday.com.pk - 8/27/2016 6:01:13 PM
A CFS spokesman however noted that Hong Kong did not have any established protocol with Togo for imports ... the country. Appropriate action will be taken in response to the development of the situation,” the spokesman said. According to the World ...
China's plan to build a world-class aircraft engine
NBC Montana - 8/29/2016 12:43:53 PM
HONG KONG (CNNMoney) - China has set up a new state-owned aviation firm to help meet one its top tech goals: building a world-class aircraft engine ... its capabilities has been a priority as the country seeks to increase its military clout.
China oil giants unmoved by bull rally after worst earnings
worldoil.com - 8/25/2016 1:10:06 PM
High production costs, aging fields and low prices have resulted in a decline in China’s domestic crude output, helping drive imports by the world’s second-biggest consumer to a record. The country’s crude production in July tumbled to the lowest ...
Oman imports of food commodities drop by 3pct
MENAFN - 8/29/2016 2:28:16 AM
(MENAFN) The value of Oman imports of food commodities reached at OMR1.13bn last ... the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism is looking to visitors from Gulf countries to offset the recent ... Aug 28 2016 - Construction worker becomes the new ...
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.
Exclusive: Venezuela's oil imports slump on payment woes, economic meltdown
Win 98.5 - 8/25/2016 2:33:01 AM
Despite having the world's largest crude reserves ... in domestic demand for gasoline and diesel, reported by the country's fuel retailers, has partially mitigated the need for imports. In 2016, PDVSA's base of suppliers has fallen to 13 from 19 in ...
Developing Countries Dominate World Demand for Agricultural Products
ers.usda.gov - 8/4/2013 11:54:47 PM
These countries will account for most of the increase in world consumption and imports of agricultural products during the period. Projected increases in global demand for agricultural products will create opportunities to expand U.S. exports. According to ...
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
WHY IT MATTERS: A sampling of issues at stake in election and their impact on Americans, and the world
Associated Press - 8/27/2016 6:34:02 AM
Economists say imports cut prices for consumers ... AMERICA AND THE WORLD How the U.S. uses its influence as the world's sole superpower is a central feature of presidential power. It can mean taking the country to war - to protect the homeland or to ...