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
China's coal production falls by 6 percent as country seeks to cut carbon emissions, clean air
FOX News - 5/27/2015 4:10:00 AM
The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 percent. China uses roughly half of all of the world's coal production ... by 2030 and clean up the country's polluted air.
Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use
Dawn - 5/27/2015 1:25:22 AM
According to these experts, tobacco kills nearly six million people each year in the world, of which more than ... Citing some reports, he said that the country spent Rs5 billion every year on betel nuts imports while Pakistanis wasted Rs200bn on smoking ...
Currency Manipulation Can’t be Fixed by Countervailing Duties
CATO Institute - 5/22/2015 12:58:29 PM
An increase in affordable imports generally doesn’t strike ... as the American economy is free to innovate and is open to world-class competition. Adding import duties to products from other countries would slow rather than advance U.S. economic development.
China coal production falls as country seeks carbon emissions cut, clean air
Beacon News - 5/27/2015 4:34:28 PM
The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 per cent. China uses roughly half of all of the world’s coal production ... by 2030 and clean up the country’s polluted air.
Over a third of UK imports come from water risk countries
Link2 - 5/19/2015 8:08:33 AM
The report compiled by the UK arm of the World Wildlife Fund titled ‘From Risk to ... and from food to pharmaceuticals. About 40% of UK imports (by value) come from countries that have hot spots of high water risk, with some industries such as textiles ...
Asian countries told to build up rice stocks soon
Asiaone Business - 5/25/2015 2:53:38 AM
China, now the world's-biggest rice buyer, imported 4 million tons of rice last year, up from 3.2 million tons in 2013, according to data from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The country's rice imports in 2014 set a new record for a fourth ...
China’s coal production falls by 6%
plant.ca - 5/27/2015 3:15:43 PM
The National Development and Reform Commission said that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38%. China uses roughly half of all of the world’s coal for power ... emissions by 2030 and clean up the country’s polluted air.
World Trade Organization to force Taiwanese citizens to eat radioactive food from Fukushima
Natural News - 5/27/2015 1:39:41 AM
(NaturalNews) Japan could turn to the globalist World Trade Organization to force Taiwan ... with radiation safety management practices that other countries have put in place on Japanese food imports following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Why India is captured by carbon
theguardian.com - 5/27/2015 11:05:11 AM
India’s leaders are determined to restore economic growth and lift the country’s 1.3 billion citizens out of poverty. But rapid development will require India to double or triple its production of coal – and make it the world’s second largest ...
China to overtake US crude import volumes by 2017, says ICIS
explorationworld.com - 5/27/2015 7:26:16 PM
Meanwhile, prior years of explosive Chinese demand growth have significantly outpaced the country's own production of both oil and natural gas. This trend is expected to continue in the coming years. According to ICIS, China's average daily imports of ...
BIR releases Non-Ferrous World Mirror-May 2015
Shanghai Metals Market - 5/26/2015 5:01:18 AM
BRUSSELS (Scrap Monster): The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has released the Non-Ferrous World Mirror May 2015 edition ... the earlier announced regulations on scrap metal imports into the country. According to DGFT, pre-shipment inspection ...
Government wants to take LNG imports to 1.3 BCFD by end of 2016: Khaqan
Business Recorder - 5/25/2015 11:46:20 PM
He added that now Pakistan is among 17 countries of the world having LNG import infrastructure which ... of the LNG mainly for power production and in coming months the commodity imports will reach at 400 MMCFD. "Our plan is to take LNG imports to 2 ...
Half Of Mozambique's Elephants Were Slaughtered By Poachers Over The Past 5 Years
The Huffington Post - 5/26/2015 6:05:43 AM
The recent data comes from the ongoing Great Elephant Census, an observation study meant to catalogue more than 90 percent of the world's pachyderms in ... The New York Times in 2013. The country banned all ivory imports for a year in February, but the ...
Palm Imports by India Climb to Highest This Year as Prices Slump
Bloomberg - 5/14/2015 12:03:33 PM
Palm oil imports by India, the world’s largest buyer ... grow in the coming months as the domestic winter oilseed crop was lower and as palm producing countries push their higher output into India,” Chowda Reddy, associate vice president at Inditrade ...
The Riddle Behind China's Exports/Imports Numbers
Seeking Alpha - 5/25/2015 9:34:30 AM
Select countries and territories, including the U.S., the eurozone, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, Singapore, India, Australia and Brazil, account for 52.8% of total imports (excluding Chinese imports) and 65% of Chinese exports. The cumulative growth ...