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
PHL to conduct test on all Brazilian meat imports
BusinessMirror. - 3/27/2017 3:08:32 PM
A report from Reuters revealed that BRF, the world’s biggest poultry exporter ... China, South Korea, Chile and Egypt earlier banned all Brazilian meat imports. But these countries eventually decided to limit the ban to the 21 meat-packing plants ...
Brazil meat imports ban lifted
Independent Online - 3/27/2017 11:05:09 AM
Countries, including South Africa, put some kind of restriction on Brazilian meat imports in the wake of the scandal ... Hong Kong’s restrictions on Brazilian meat remain in place. Read also: World may soon be starved by dearth of chicken meat According ...
Latin American imports of Chinese steel surged 35% in January
scrapmonster.com - 3/23/2017 4:29:02 AM
As per data, China exported 7.2 million tonnes of finished steel and steel-derivative products to the entire world during the first month of the current year. Out of this 882,000 tons were shipped to Latin American countries. Imports of finished steel ...
China's trading partners alarmed by food import controls
San Francisco Gate - 3/20/2017 12:14:54 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as ...
Global Gas Market Riven by Glut Gets Eager Buyer in Thailand (1)
Bloomberg - 3/24/2017 1:36:03 AM
Thailand is one of the countries that can bring in more LNG ... signed a contract in 2012 to import 2 million tons a year from Qatar, the largest exporter in the world. It signed three other contracts in the past year with BP Plc, Royal Dutch Shell ...
Chinese Media: Ally North Korea Is ‘The Most Insecure Country in the World’
Breitbart News - 3/22/2017 11:57:01 PM
“North Korea has claimed to have nuclear weapons, but also has become the most insecure country in the world,” the authors argue ... of China’s behavior in halting North Korean coal imports in February. Without mentioning China by name, a column ...
Brazil's Tainted-Meat Probe Leaves World Hungry for Chicken
Ag Web - 3/24/2017 7:26:49 AM
With nations including South Korea placing limits on American imports, the world could be left hungry for chicken if competitors can’t fill the void. "It’s hard to say which country could fully replace a giant as Brazil in the world chicken market with ...
Values, ties shared by France, S’pore ‘more vital than ever’
Today - 3/26/2017 2:55:25 PM
Under the FTA, the EU will eliminate tariffs on all imports from Singapore over five years ... “(The agreement will) signal the value both our countries place on having a connected world rather than a fragmented one.” The French leader kicked off ...
Malaysia palm oil buyers boost imports from Indonesia in wake of El Nino
Times of India - 3/24/2017 8:59:52 AM
Traders said world No.2 producer Malaysia was set to boost imports of palm oil and related products from top grower Indonesia by about 20,000 tonnes in March from typical monthly volumes of around 40-50,000 tonnes. The two countries churn out nearly 90 ...
Meatpacker JBS Suspends Brazil Beef Output Amid Import Bans
USNews - 3/23/2017 9:46:59 PM
JBS and BRF SA , the world's largest poultry exporter, are among dozens of firms targeted in the meatpacking industry investigation by Brazil's Federal Police. Both companies have denied any wrongdoing. Egypt became the latest country to halt imports of ...
UPDATE 1-China lifts suspension on Brazilian meat imports
Business Insider - 3/25/2017 10:24:35 AM
The South American country also supplies more than 85 percent ... On March 20, China suspended imports of all meat products from Brazil, the world's top beef exporter, as a precautionary measure after inspectors there were accused of taking bribes to ...
UPDATE 1-China Feb sugar imports jump over 70 pct y/y -customs
Reuters - 3/23/2017 3:24:37 AM
Large imports come ahead of dumping probe result in May (Adds detail) By Dominique Patton BEIJING, March 23 (Reuters) - Sugar imports by China, the world's top buyer of the ... anti-dumping into top exporting countries. China will extend until May 22 ...
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 3/15/2017 11:58:10 PM
International trade contributes significantly to the growth and development of economies around the world. International trade can ... of export of goods to the global market and import of goods into the country. There are three major indicators of ...
Coal imports down by 2.59 per cent
The Hindu Business Line - 3/24/2017 8:45:33 AM
However, the country’s dependence of imported coal fell even more ... According to the response, “On account of increased production of coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 199.88 Mte in 2015-16.” However, import of coal is not ...
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.