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
Renewable Energy: India to Replace Coal with Cheaper Solar Power by 2022
Nature World News - 10/24/2016 12:20:25 PM
India is taking the lead in creating a country powered by renewable energy by replacing ... The report says that by the year 2035, India's gas import will increase by a staggering 573 percent, oil import by 169 percent and coal import by 85 percent.
Singapore named IEA association country, underlining energy hub status
CNBC - 10/24/2016 1:43:20 AM
To become a member, countries that are net oil importers must show they have reserves of crude oil and/or products that are equivalent to around 90 days of the previous years' average net oil imports. The government, even if it doesn't own the reserves ...
Agri group: Import cap on rice failed to protect Philippines’ farmers
Inquirer - 10/23/2016 5:43:44 PM
Farmer groups and agribusiness operators are in favor of letting the import restriction on rice lapse by ... has been importing more than the minimum volume the country had committed to under a World Trade Organization (WTO) mechanism.
Philippines mulls extra 250,000 T in rice imports -official
Agriculture - 10/25/2016 9:34:36 AM
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Monday there was no urgent need to import rice, although his department ... The Southeast Asian country, one of the world's biggest rice importers, is hit by an average of 20 storms every year.
China Sep Sugar imports at highest level since Dec
Commodity Online - 10/24/2016 4:56:36 AM
The Sugar import volume of the country reached 500,000 tonnes during the month as ... estimates in major producing regions is affecting the imports of China, the world’s top Sugar buyer. The USDA cuts its Sugar output forecast in Brazil' from 630 million ...
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:04:16 PM
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders. New technologies help minimize import paperwork and make trade processes more efficient in developed countries. Import and export trade ...
Saudis’ US-backed war in Yemen could leave ‘an entire generation crippled by hunger’
Public Radio International - 10/25/2016 8:18:50 PM
Even before the conflict began, Yemen was the Arab world’s poorest country, with one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world. Yemen imports 90 percent of its food. A deep economic crisis caused by the war and a coalition blockade on imports ...
Nigeria: FG plans 60% reduction in fuel imports by 2018, Economists say planned 2.5 Mmbpd crude oil production insufficient
ecofinagency.com - 10/25/2016 8:37:20 AM
(Ecofin Agency) - The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Emmanuel Kachikwu (photo), has announced plans by the Federal Government to reduce its level of fuel imports by 60% in ... the present situation of the country’s supply and distribution ...
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 ...
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.
Japan's new recipe for exports - feed the world's foodies
Reuters - 10/25/2016 6:49:57 AM
Sales of sake rice wine and green tea to Europe are already booming, and Japan plans a marketing push to further increase brand awareness and will lobby European countries that restrict beef imports. The government has allocated almost $200 million for ...
UPDATE 2-US Grains Council working to end Vietnam suspension of distillers' grain imports
Reuters - 10/21/2016 8:34:55 AM
The loss of Vietnamese imports would be a big hit for U.S. DDGS suppliers as the country is one of the fastest growing feed grain markets in the world, with a rapidly growing middle class developing a taste for hamburgers and steak. The move by the No.3 ...
Why the World is Ignoring the War Where The Richest Arab Country – Saudi Arabia – Has Been Bombing the Poorest Arab Country – Yemen
newageislam.com - 10/25/2016 4:55:25 AM
Import of food, fuel and medicines are severely ... http://www.newageislam.com/islam-and-the-west/vijay-prashad/why-the-world-is-ignoring-the-war-where-the-richest-arab-country-–-saudi-arabia-–-has-been-bombing-the-poorest-arab-country-–-yemen ...
AG CORNER: World beef markets and trade expected to grow in 2017
Stillwater NewsPress - 10/23/2016 6:59:29 AM
The latest global meat trade estimates from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service indicate that beef production and consumption among major beef countries is growing in 2016 and is projected to grow additionally in 2017 Aside from the U.S., the world’s ...
World Bank grants Romania USD 15 bln worth of financing in 25 years
Romania-Insider - 10/25/2016 9:01:47 PM
... first World Bank Country Manager for Romania was German Arna Hartmann. The World Bank’s first loan to Romania was a USD 180 million financing granted in 1991. It provided the Romanian Government with foreign exchange for the import of essential ...