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
OPEC Shrugs Off Threat of U.S. Cutting Oil Imports
Bloomberg - 1/23/2017 11:29:46 AM
OPEC’s two biggest suppliers to the U.S. shrugged off a vow by President Donald Trump to end dependence on the group’s oil, saying the world’s ... Petroleum Exporting Countries. Former President George W. Bush promised to cut imports from the Middle ...
Poor countries allowed to import generic drugs - WTO
Reuters - 1/23/2017 11:22:36 AM
GENEVA Poor countries are allowed to import generic medicines, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo told Reuters on Monday, after the required two-thirds of members agreed a deal that has taken more than a decade to finalise.
French presidential hopeful Valls suggests tax on US imports
FOX News - 1/23/2017 12:27:02 PM
PARIS – France's presidential hopeful Manuel Valls, who seeks the Socialist nomination, has pledged to tax U.S. imports if President Donald Trump pulls his country out of the global climate deal reached in Paris in 2015. Valls proposed a carbon tax on ...
China’s 2016 LNG imports rise 33 pct YoY
lngworldnews.com - 1/23/2017 11:08:17 AM
... the world’s third largest LNG importer– representing about 8% of global LNG imports in 2015. The country’s LNG imports are expected to continue to rise in the next five years as it as it is seeking to cut its addiction to coal to reduce pollution.
The world reacts as Donald Trump takes power
CNN - 1/21/2017 8:21:51 PM
Here is some of the reaction from around the world, from opposition to ... he has vowed to be tougher on the country by renegotiating trade agreements and has even proposed imposing tariffs on Chinese imports. State-run communist media did not shy away ...
Nepal launches 10-year-plan to cut vegetable imports from India
Deccan Chronicle - 1/23/2017 10:18:11 AM
Kathmandu: Nepal government has launched a10-year-plan to cut dependence on vegetable imports from India and make the land-locked country self-reliant in food. Vegetable imports from India have continued to increase even despite the far-western region ...
Gold imports shrink 32% to $17.7 billion in April-December 2016
Live Mint - 1/22/2017 9:36:25 AM
India is one of the largest gold importers in the world, and the imports mainly take care ... In volume terms, the country’s total official gold imports declined to 60 tonnes in April-July of this fiscal, much lower than 250 tonnes in the year-ago ...
World Cultured Pearls, Precious Or Semi-Precious Stones Market Report 2017 - Research and Markets
CBS 58 News - 1/20/2017 12:16:16 PM
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World: Cultured Pearls ... domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and turnover in the industry. The report shows the sales data, allowing you to identify the key drivers and restraints.
INFLATION, WORLD PRICES VOLATILITY PUSH IMPORT BILL TO E5.3 BILLION
observer.org.sz - 1/13/2017 12:57:23 AM
INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 per cent, to edge at E5.3 billion in the second quarter of the preceding year. INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 ...
Sweden’s Recycling Is So Revolutionary, They’re Going To Import Trash From Other Countries
collective-evolution.com - 1/17/2017 11:54:11 PM
Trash is a global issue. In fact, it’s one of the biggest ones the world currently faces, impairing public health, polluting the environment, and threatening poor countries with overwhelming levels of toxicity. And despite the incredulous amount of ...
Globalisation once made the world go around. Is it about to grind to a halt?
The Guardian - 1/21/2017 3:57:00 PM
Countries must resist the temptation to retreat into harbour, the world leader said to a packed and admiring ... Canada and Mexico and slap duties on imports from countries that don’t play by global trade rules. He also floated the idea of a 35% tariff ...
Fine-tuning for imports restriction law
chronicle.co.zw - 1/18/2017 10:19:56 PM
He said the regulations would provide a lasting solution to the issue of imports and standards ... regulations as the world was moving towards “smart protectionism”. “We have been late off the blocks because other countries such as South Africa ...
World Cattle Imports By Country
beef2live.com - 12/30/2016 11:54:03 PM
World cattle imports were at 2.725 million head in 2016, up 72K head from 2015. Cattle imports in the United States were at 1.75 million head in 2016, down 234K head from 2015. Cattle imports in Egypt were at 300K head in 2016, up 180K from 2015.
Trumping World Trade
talkmarkets.com - 1/23/2017 5:46:10 AM
And he has threatened to use 35-45% import tariffs, while his team has floated ... offshoring American jobs and as bankruptcy expert. He calls China "the world's most protectionist country."
World Leeks And Other Alliaceous Vegetables Market Report 2017 - Analysis And Forecast To 2020 - Research and Markets
Business Wire - 1/20/2017 12:09:07 PM
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World: Leeks And Other ... of production by regions and countries - Key market players and their profiles - Volume and dynamics of exports/imports - Producer prices, import ...