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, 2012See also: Imports map
Gujarat imports 80% of gold from Switzerland
Times of India - 5/3/2015 6:57:27 PM
According to World Gold Council, India imported 471.9 MT of gold from Switzerland in 2014, 61% of the country's total gold imports of 769 MT. After China, India is second biggest importer of gold from Switzerland.
India imports 17% more Iranian crude oil in April 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 5/4/2015 12:29:43 PM
NEW DELHI: India, one of the world’s biggest consumers of energy ... The figure for India’s oil imports from Iran in April has been the highest since January. The energy-hungry country received about 225,000 bpd of Iranian crude last April.
Trade in the real world
Washington Post - 5/2/2015 11:59:17 PM
In the real world, governments have trade strategies designed to help powerful interests in their countries or to gain advantage over ... currencies to subsidize their exports to us and tax our imports to them. Others just keep our goods out – try ...
Dairy industry under threat: Milk powder imports rise with no safety and health checks
The Express Tribune - 5/2/2015 11:59:17 PM
The time is ripe for Pakistan to slap higher duties on milk powder import in an effort to protect investments in the country as well as make the country an exporter to world markets such ... In 2012 and 2013, whey powder imports were 19.5 million kg ...
The impact of India's rising Gold imports
Commodity Online - 5/5/2015 6:23:28 AM
On December, 2014 the World Gold Council(WGC) and Federation of Indian Chambers ... 19.5 per cent to $34.32 billion against $28.7 billion in 2013-14. The country's Gold imports in March doubled to touch $4.98 billion as jewellers stocked the yellow metal ...
Volvo studying India assembly, result expected by year-end
Money Control - 5/3/2015 3:15:33 PM
"An industrial team based out of Sweden looks out for opportunities across the world. It is also looking at ... which has been selling luxury vehicles in India through imports, is keen to start assembling in the country to bring down prices and shore ...
Hundreds of families trapped, starving amid tightened siege by Shiite rebels in Yemen's Aden
FOX News - 5/2/2015 10:51:53 AM
On Thursday, the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the country's health, water and telecommunications systems are "on the brink of collapse." Yemen imports 90 percent of its food supplies — not only have imports been disrupted, but distributing the ...
Venezuelan rum industry succeeding despite country's woes
The Miami Herald - 5/5/2015 4:07:27 AM
And the South American country's ranking for world whiskey consumption fell from 9th place to ... The government has tighteneda rigid currency controls and restricted spending on imports to high-priority goods such as food and medicine.
Are we about to see the world’s biggest ever free-trade deal?
Money Week - 5/3/2015 7:23:06 AM
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Tim Price about the 'dysfunctional' financial environment, and when the world's culture of debt will finally collapse. When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from.
Russia tightens ban on European food imports
Philstar - 4/28/2015 2:42:42 AM
In response to Western sanctions, Russia in August blocked most food imports from countries including the United States ... of not accepting any European re-export certificates at all." World ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1
Hundreds of families trapped in homes by Yemen’s war
The National - 5/2/2015 9:50:26 PM
However, the UN security council on Friday failed to agree on a draft resolution submitted by Russia, a close ally of Iran, calling for a ceasefire or humanitarian pauses in the conflict to allow aid into the country. Yemen imports 90 per cent of its food ...
How insurgency affected agric sector, by U.S. agency
The Nation - 5/4/2015 6:27:38 PM
The U.S. market share for Nigeria’s wheat imports currently stands at about ... the Home -Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme and World Food Program (WFP) food aid programmes in neighboring countries like Chad, Niger, and Mali. In 2008, Nigeria lifted ...
Soybean imports to jump by 2024
ECNS - 4/22/2015 8:47:44 AM
An official report on Monday showed that China, the world's largest soybean ... said that the country was still well placed to meet its needs in soybeans, rapeseed and sorghum through imports to produce edible oil and animal feed. While imports of soybeans ...
Is the country's defense against OPEC needed anymore?
Washington Examiner - 5/4/2015 4:58:45 AM
or its partners in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, sought to withhold oil from reaching U.S. shores. But the days of threats from Mideast oil embargoes are long gone. Most of the United States's imports come from Canada and Mexico ...