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
Crackdown on shrimp imports contaminated with banned antibiotics
FIS - 3/5/2015 2:59:37 PM
The Southern Shrimp Alliance highlights that the FDA’s reporting for the month of February continues to provide evidence of a crackdown on shrimp imports contaminated ... have been limited to a small number of countries. In particular, of the 1,025 ...
Kazakhstan suspends Russian fuel imports to avert surplus
Yahoo News - 3/5/2015 8:00:16 PM
Eduard Poletaev, director of the World of Eurasia ... of Russian food imports. Nazarbayev on February 11 issued a call to citizens to support domestic producers in a "Made in Kazakhstan" campaign. The 74-year-old, who has led the country since 1989 ...
Imports come from Switzerland
Resource Investor - 2/27/2015 6:05:42 PM
This accounts for 61% of the total gold imports by the country during the year. India’s net gold imports during 2014 had totaled 769tons, according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC). It must be noted that the country’s gold imports had ...
China hikes 2015 defence budget by 10.1 per cent, lowest in past five years
Economic Times - 3/5/2015 9:40:29 PM
This makes China the second-largest military spender in the world following the US ... besides President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption drive which also covers the country's military establishment. The Chinese economy grew 7.4% in 2014, registering the ...
As World’s Hottest Economy Unravels, Nigerians Feel the Squeeze
Bloomberg - 3/6/2015 4:07:02 AM
The factory’s output enables Nigeria to cut tomato paste imports by a third ... to prevent the bank from becoming another corruptible institution in a country ranked among the world’s 36 worst for graft by Transparency International, according to ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Friday for its second film festival in seven years but the deeply conservative country has one major problem -- cinemas are banned. More
Kenya: World Bank Forecasts 6 Percent Growth for Kenya This Year
AllAfrica - 3/5/2015 2:30:59 PM
Nairobi — The World Bank has forecast Kenya's economy will have ... He is however wary of the country's exports growth has been lagging behind that of imports, and urged the country to focus more on the manufacturing sector to boost exports.
Less people in the country? Syria says it won't need to import wheat this year
Al Bawaba - 2/23/2015 3:47:16 PM
Hassan Safiyeh, the internal trade and consumer protection minister, also told Reuters that a credit line extended by Iran to its Syrian ally had been unaffected by the collapse in world oil prices and fuel imports ... the state in a country about mark ...
Soybean price outlook challenging in a complex world market
ohio's Country Journal - 3/5/2015 8:40:14 AM
Chinese imports, animal diseases, hedge fund activity, Brazilian currency, worldwide farmer selling and retention, livestock profitability, biofuel mandates, other commodity markets like crude oil, and consumer trends like non-GMO. The world has changed.
China plans to boost military budget by 10.1 percent in 2015
Washington Times - 3/5/2015 2:13:41 AM
The increase to about $145 billion in spending would mark the fifth year in a row of double-digit increases despite the country’s slowing economic ... 2.3 million-member People’s Liberation Army, the world’s largest standing military.
Natural rubber output to resume growth in 2015, China imports to drop
Business Recorder - 3/5/2015 11:32:02 AM
"Total world consumption didn't fall last year. There was incremental growth, which depleted stocks," Sheela Thomas said on the sidelines of industry conference India Rubber Meet. At the end of January, stocks in ANRPC countries stood at 988,300 tonnes ...
Natural rubber output to resume growth in 2015, China imports to drop -ANRPC
Yahoo Finance - 3/5/2015 2:42:19 AM
"Total world consumption didn't fall last year ... "China's growth has been moderating, which will have animpact on demand. Imports from other countries are expected togo up," Thomas said. (Editing by Joseph Radford)
US ambassador to SKorea in stable condition after being slashed on face and wrist by attacker
FOX News - 3/5/2015 6:17:04 AM
Some South Koreans blame the presence of 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in the South as a deterrent to the North for the continuing split of the Korean Peninsula along the world's most heavily ... to protest U.S. beef imports after a mad cow scare in America.
Here are the countries where the ultra-rich are going to be spending even more money
The Business Insider - 3/5/2015 6:27:13 PM
And, according to the report, Chinese consumers are already the top buyers of luxury goods around the world. Perhaps the most surprising country on the list is India ... According to the report, the value of champagne imports there rose 19% last year.
Manila ports get a breather, imports up by 2.4%
9news.ph - 2/25/2015 7:45:18 AM
“Over the immediate term, the combination of strong world crude oil supply growth and weak global demand is expected to reduce imports via lower oil prices and possibly weaker demand for the country’s exports, thus tempering imports,” Balisacan sai