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
India to lead global energy demand growth with oil imports set to jump to 90% by 2040: IEA
Firstpost - 11/28/2015 9:48:57 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... and meet a target to halve imports in 15 years.
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
customstoday.com.pk - 11/28/2015 2:03:39 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India, account for almost 50% of rise in global gas demand and 75% of the increase in LNG imports. The report also projects that India’s ...
World's Poorest Countries Allowed to Keep Copying Patent-Protected Drugs
Truth Out - 11/28/2015 3:54:01 PM
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to extend a waiver ... Developing and strengthening manufacturing capacities in LDCs is important as these countries are often unable to import cheap copies of patent protected drugs from countries like India.
World beef trade: Increasing imports
Farm Talk Newspaper - 11/17/2015 9:04:43 AM
Beef imports among major world importing countries are expected to increase in 2016 year over year but will remain slightly lower than 2014 record levels. The U.S. is the largest beef producing and consuming country and often the largest importer of beef.
India renewable power demand to surge by 2040
NYSE Post - 11/28/2015 2:25:08 AM
"At the same time, India [will have] the highest import dependency among [these] regions ... Solar panels could dot the Indian countryside one day: the country is poised to become the world's second-largest consumer of solar power technology as its ...
Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
Star-Herald - 11/26/2015 8:32:34 AM
In the past, Russian food safety authorities have often been accused of selectively blocking imports from various countries for political reasons. Buying Turkish food is unpatriotic, according to Gennady Onishchenko, a former food safety chief who now ...
World View: Russia Accuses Turkey of ‘Industrial Scale’ Oil Purchases from Islamic State
Breitbart News - 11/27/2015 6:32:41 PM
Food safety checks on agricultural imports from ... levels in several countries. As we described a month ago, the crisis has forced the EU to reopen and take seriously negotiations for Turkey to join the European Union. (“20-Oct-15 World View — As ...
We won’t interfere in Zim: Chinese envoy
The Standard - 11/29/2015 5:58:42 AM
Huang said while Zimbabwe was not yet the biggest destination of Chinese investments on the continent, the Asian country, which has grown to be the second largest economy in the world ... s favour as China’s imports from Zimbabwe are $840 million ...
Turkish President 'saddened' by plane incident
KION 46 Central Coast News - 11/28/2015 9:08:59 PM
The countries disagree sharply on whether the Russian plane was ... This decree also prohibits the import of certain goods from Turkey. The claimed rationale for all this is spelled out in the decree's name: "Measures to guarantee national security in ...
Indian apple state imports NZ rootstocks
Fresh Fruit Portal - 11/26/2015 5:55:06 AM
The major apple-growing region of Himachal Pradesh has already begun to import the rootstock from the island ... New Zealand was one of the most productive apple-growing countries in the world. His comment was made after a meeting on Wednesday with ...
Vladimir Putin announces Russian sanctions against Turkey
The Guardian - 11/29/2015 2:02:28 AM
Among the measures announced were restrictions on imports of some Turkish goods, a ban on charter flights between the two countries and an an end to Russian tour operators selling trips to Turkey. It also said Turkish companies operating in Russia and ...
India needs Rs 9 lakh crore investment for energy demand by 2040: IEA
Daily News and Analysis - 11/27/2015 12:34:46 PM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage ... this case is met by increased imports, particularly from the ...