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
Egypt sharply increases customs duties as it seeks to curb imports
Reuters - 12/4/2016 5:26:43 AM
were in compliance with World Trade Organisation standards. The tariff increases do not apply to countries or blocs with which Egypt has active free trade agreements. They are the second tariff hikes this year in Egypt, which depends on imports of ...
Demonetisation: India's December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
Economic Times - 12/1/2016 12:11:09 PM
Lower imports by the world's second-biggest consumer of gold importer could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. MUMBAI ...
Why a strengthening dollar is bad for the world economy
The Economist online - 12/2/2016 11:58:38 PM
THE world’s most important currency ... of international commerce are rigged in other countries’ favour. A bigger deficit raises the chances that he act on his threats to impose steep tariffs on imports from China and Mexico in an attempt to bring ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration ... examples of large-scale mega infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large are seen as transformational.
India's steel imports plunged 37% in H1 FY '17
scrapmonster.com - 11/28/2016 5:05:12 AM
The steel imports by the country had totaled nearly 5.7 million tonnes during ... The latest data released by the World Steel Association shows that India produced 8.267 Million tonnes of crude steel during the month of October this year, significantly ...
India to Become World's Third Largest Solar Market via New Solar Power Plant
Nature World News - 11/30/2016 12:48:07 PM
The report says that by 2035, India's oil import will be up by 169 percent ... more than 675,000 jobs in the Indian solar industry." It will also make the country the world's third largest solar market next year, next to U.S. and China.
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 11:54:23 PM
Oman ranks three places below Angola among the largest export economies in the world at the 57th position. Oman has a positive balance of trade with an export value of $49.9 billion and an import value of $31.1 billion as of 2014. The country’s export to ...
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.
China is the big winner in Opec’s new world order
Live Mint - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
In 2013, Saudi Arabia and Angola together accounted for 33% of the country’s imports. The kingdom’s 11.8% import share ... crude left energy security at the mercy of foreign powers. A world in which Russia and Iran gain a little more market power ...
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
Nigeria’s Imports Drop on Renewed Drive to Encourage Local Production
This Day Live - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
“There is no central bank in the world that allows a free-float of its currency ... for 17.9 per cent and 10.7 per cent of total exports. China was the country’s largest import destination, representing 27.2 per cent of total imports for the period.
The Latest: Candidate: Austria vote has import beyond nation
Charlotte Observer - 12/4/2016 6:59:47 AM
Austria's presidency is a mostly ceremonial post. But the election is being watched as a barometer of how populists in other European Union countries may fare in coming months. 7:30 a.m. In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are ...
India Dec gold imports to halve as cash crunch bites
Gulf Times - 12/1/2016 10:12:26 PM
Lower imports by the world’s second-biggest consumer of gold could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. “In December gold ...
French PM urges taxes on imports from countries snubbing climate pact | Reuters
Firstpost - 11/23/2016 10:21:56 PM
PARIS Europe should impose tariffs on imports from countries that do not implement a global agreement for fighting climate change, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in an opinion piece published on Wednesday.Valls' position puts him at odds with ...
December gold imports to halve as cash crunch squeezes demand
Reuters - 12/1/2016 4:33:01 AM
Lower imports by the world's second-biggest consumer of gold could weigh on global prices that are already trading near their lowest level in 10 months, although it would likely help the South Asian country trim its trade deficit. "In December gold imports ...