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
WTO cuts trade forecast by a third
BBC - 9/27/2016 9:24:51 AM
It is also the first time in 15 years that international commerce has been left trailing behind the world economy. The downturn reflects the slowdown in countries such as China and Brazil and lower levels of imports into the US. Trade has grown 1.5 times ...
World's super rich hit by falling oil prices
WESH - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
The wealthy in countries that import energy or have manufacturing-focused economies also did well. The United States is home to the most ultra wealthy people at 69,000 or a third of the world's total super rich. Female wealth also took a hit last year ...
India sugar output to drop below consumption levels - industry body
Yahoo Finance India - 9/28/2016 1:48:31 PM
The drop in output will make it nearly impossible for the world's top sugar consumer to export the sweetener in the season starting on Oct. 1, and may force it to import supplies to ... The South Asian country is also likely to start the 2016/17 season ...
US Steel Producers Feel the Heat as CRC Imports Climb
Market Realist - 9/27/2016 12:38:08 PM
There are enough countries in the world that can supply CRC to US buyers at lower prices. On their part, US steel producers have been maintaining supply discipline to counter steel imports. We’ll discuss this more in the next article. The SPDR S&P Metals ...
Dental handpiece Market Competition by Company, Countries, Consumption, Application, Type to 2021
Medgadget - 9/28/2016 1:52:42 AM
supply/demand and Chinese import/export. The total market is further divided by company, by country, and by application/type for the competitive landscape analysis. The report then estimates 2016-2021 market development trends of Dental handpiece industry.
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call
Reuters - 9/27/2016 1:18:05 AM
The new figure of 1.7 percent, down from the WTO's previous estimate of 2.8 percent in April, marked the first time in 15 years that international commerce was expected to lag the growth of the world ... countries were not due to competition from cheap ...
World trade growth weakest since 2009 financial crisis – WTO
RT - 9/27/2016 2:04:01 PM
A container area is seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port, part of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in Shanghai, China © Aly Song / Reuters The World Trade ... the slowdown in countries such as China and Brazil, as well as lower levels of imports into the ...
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:04:16 PM
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders. New technologies help minimize import paperwork and make trade processes more efficient in developed countries. Import and export trade ...
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Crude Oil Price Forecast: What to Expect by the End of the Year
The Global Dispatch - 9/27/2016 4:55:49 PM
... the economic and financial status of countries around the world. High crude price has led to a positive economic outlook for oil exporters. On the other hand, countries only buying oil imports suffer. Thus, financial institutions, governments ...
World Trade Set For Slowest Yearly Growth Since Global Financial Crisis -- 2nd Update
NASDAQ - 9/27/2016 5:28:38 AM
World trade will this year grow at the slowest pace since ... The WTO said a striking feature of the past two years has been a large fall in imports to countries that in turn rely heavily on exports of commodities, reflecting big falls in commodity prices.
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
Russia Drops Ban On Imports Of Egyptian Fruit, Vegetables
EIN News Desk World News Report - 9/27/2016 2:01:02 AM
... wheat imports from Russia. Russia's agriculture watchdog saidon September 26 that experts from the two countries "came to an agreement to renew the delivery of all vegetables and fruit from Egypt to Russia, except for potatoes." … (continue reading)
WTO Slashes Global Trade Forecast by 39% Since April: “Wake-Up Call” Says WTO Director
mishtalk.com - 9/27/2016 3:41:15 AM
Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO), slashed its ... Azevedo said four out of five job losses in industrialized countries were not due to competition from cheap imports but to automation and efficiency campaigns that allowed firms to cut their ...
‘Imports typically worth more than half reported value’
BusinessMirror. - 9/27/2016 1:56:52 PM
He cited numbers from the UN Comtrade Database, showing that one unidentified country declared exports ... but rather common all over the world. According to the customs chief, nations typically report trade of import undervaluation averaging 25 percent ...