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's gold imports go down by 67.3% due to jewellers' strike
Daily News and Analysis - 5/5/2016 2:22:41 AM
In 2015-16, the country is estimated to have imported 750 tonnes of gold, as against 971 tonnes in the preceding year. This does not include the imports done for export purpose, according to the MMTC Pamp. India, the world's largest consumer of gold ...
World Worried About China’s Economic Slowdown
InSerbia - 5/1/2016 11:09:59 AM
China, which is the world’s second largest importer after the US ... Most countries do not devalue their currencies because such a move makes imports costlier. Countries, such as India, generally run a trade deficit. But with foreign exchange reserves ...
OECD: Asian Countries Rank Highest in Unique Goods Import and Export
Economy Watch - 5/2/2016 1:53:26 PM
Of the top five countries, China took first place ... The U.S., as the world’s largest economy, somewhat unsurprisingly had the largest problem with the import of counterfeit and pirated goods. According to the OECD, “Imports of counterfeit and pirated ...
US trade deficit at lowest level since 2014, as imports fall sharply
US News and World Report - 5/4/2016 2:05:23 PM
Even with that drop, America's trade gap with China remained the largest imbalance with any country ... many other parts of the world. Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, discounted the big drop in imports in March, saying it mainly ...
How the US is shunning Saudi oil imports
Mining - 5/4/2016 9:40:31 AM
These four maps, resizing countries for the amount of crude oil and ... Five years later, in 2005, we're well into the post-9/11 world. Even though America's overall oil imports are still rising (from 4.2 billion barrels in 2000 to 5 billion in 2005 ...
India rejects Apple’s plan to import used iPhones
The Tribune India - 5/5/2016 2:39:59 PM
India has rejected a plan by Apple Inc to import used iPhones ... at a discount in some countries, including the United States. Extending this practice to India would have likely helped it increase its share in one of the world's fastest growing smartphone ...
Cut in coal imports may save Rs 40,000 crore this fiscal: Piyush Goyal
Economic Times - 5/4/2016 6:01:36 PM
Helped by record coal production by the world's largest coal miner Coal India, India reduced its import bill of the dry fuel by around ... There is not a single coal-based power plant in the country which has critical coal stock position, Goyal said.
Import of gold falls by 67.33 per cent
India Tribune - 5/4/2016 10:55:05 PM
In 2015-16, the country is estimated to have imported 750 tons of gold, as against 971 tons in the preceding year. This does not include the imports done for export purpose, according to the MMTC Pamp. India, the world’s largest consumer of gold ...
India rejects Apple's plan to import used iPhones | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/4/2016 3:52:45 PM
MUMBAI India has rejected a plan by Apple Inc to import used iPhones ... at a discount in some countries, including the United States. Extending this practice to India would have likely helped it increase its share in one of the world's fastest growing ...
Which countries have the highest tax on cigarettes?
weforum.org - 5/4/2016 3:52:45 PM
It will also bring the country into line with World Health Organisation (WHO ... ad valorem excises (percentage of the total cost), value added taxes, import duties and other taxes. The health risks associated with smoking are well documented, with ...
Public Uncertain, Divided Over America’s Place in the World
Pew Research Center for the People & the Press - 5/5/2016 4:10:03 AM
The public views America’s role in the world with considerable apprehension and concern ... U.S. global economic ties extends to increasing the level of imports from developing countries. Among Trump backers, just 32% support importing more goods ...
Germany welcomed more than 1 million refugees in 2015. Now, the country is searching for its soul.
Washington Post - 5/4/2016 5:58:37 AM
A new GlobeScan poll, commissioned by the BBC, has found that Germans are less likely to consider themselves “global citizens,” compared with people in other large countries ... broadcast around the world, may have hidden another reality: A ...
Senator Lesniak’s Trophy Hunting Import Bills Conditionally Vetoed by Governor Chris Christie
The Humane Society of the United States - 5/4/2016 7:06:01 PM
This measure sends a clear message to our country and the world – that New Jersey wants no part in the plundering of African wildlife by poachers, traffickers or trophy hunters.” Sen. Lesniak was the sponsor of an ivory ban in New Jersey, which thanks ...
World’s biggest coal supplier signs up for 1,000MW of solar thermal power
Renew Economy - 5/5/2016 12:06:40 AM
Shenhua Group, the world’s biggest supplier of coal and the proponent of ... the new ultra-high voltage transmission lines being built to transport power from the country’s north and west regions, China is now the worlds biggest investor in wind ...
Asean to become world's 4th largest economy by 2030
My sinchew - 5/4/2016 2:05:23 PM
from Asean countries into Malaysia jumped from US$526 million in 2010 to US$2.2 billion in 2015, while the percentage of intra-Asean FDI climbed from 6% in 2010 to 24% last year. "Services industry is the prime mover of AEC with the import-export of ...