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, 2012See also: Imports map
US soy exports to China could drop by quarter with crush-margins at 2-year low
Business Recorder - 9/16/2014 6:14:05 PM
Chinese imports of US soybeans could plunge by as much as a quarter in the crop year that began this month after processing margins in the country fell to their lowest in two years, industry sources said. The potential drop in shipments to the world's ...
UPDATE 6-China seeks cleaner coal imports, some Australian miners hit
Reuters - 9/16/2014 7:36:59 AM
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) policy comes as prices on the GlobalCOAL Newcastle index slump to a five-year low amid a supply glut and slowing demand from China, the world's top ... local sales and imports. The most stringent ...
India's vegetable oil imports in August highest in two decades
The Economic Times - 9/15/2014 9:18:23 AM
The country's previous highest import was 11.6 lakh tonnes ... which currently are at historic low since 2008, it said. Palm oil imports by India, the world's biggest buyer, could increase due to expected lower global prices following imposition of zero ...
China’s oil imports surge by 17.5 percent
Businessday - 9/9/2014 11:44:30 PM
China, the world’s top oil importer ... estimates that China surpassed the US in net oil imports sometime late last year. The country’s oil imports are rising due to its rapid growth, as more and more people are driving. Part of it is due to the ...
Turkey leads world scrap metal imports by far
Today's Zaman - 7/6/2014 7:15:00 AM
Turkey imported 21 percent of the total scrap metal in the world in 2012 ... This indicates that developing countries experience a serious problem of productivity. Germany and Italy were able to reduce their scrap imports remarkably over the years.
India's trade: full list of exports, imports and partner countries
theguardian.com - 2/23/2013 3:51:02 AM
David Cameron has strongly expressed his want for a 'special relationship' with India and with the largest trade delegation ever to accompany a British prime minister to any country in the world ... $794 in 2012 - both exports and imports have trebled ...
Russia blocks agricultural imports from Western countries in response to sanctions
FOX News - 8/6/2014 11:56:11 PM
Russia announced Thursday that it had banned imports of meat, fish ... Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the import ban on orders from the country's president, Vladimir Putin, in response to sanctions imposed on Russia by the West over ...
Food imports by Gulf countries to touch USD53bn in 2020
Zawya - 8/6/2014 7:14:02 AM
Muscat - The value of food imports by Gulf Cooperation Council ... 50 per cent of its imported food products to other GCC countries, Russia, India, Pakistan and East Africa. One of the world's biggest re-exporters of goods such as coffee, tea, sugar ...
UK: Vegetable imports from few selected countries
FreshPlaza - 7/16/2014 11:56:38 AM
As regards the single countries, Spain is the main supplier with 16% which ... Source: ITC Trade Map The UK imports vegetables from only a few suppliers, mainly European, in fact 85% of imports come from the old continent. The main supplier is once again ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...
Russia's Imports from Countries that Imposed Sanctions
RIA Novosti - 8/6/2014 10:23:08 PM
MOSCOW, August 7 (RIA Novosti) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday, banning for a year imports of agricultural and food products from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia. The government is expected to announce the complete ...
China’s Gold Imports Jump as Country May Become Biggest User
Businessweek - 5/8/2012 4:06:52 AM
Mainland China’s gold imports from Hong Kong surged more than sixfold in the first quarter, adding to signs that the country may displace India as the world’s largest consumer of the precious metal on an annual basis. Imports from Hong Kong were ...
This Is What The World Exports And Imports
The Business Insider - 4/29/2014 8:07:01 AM
The top map shows the big exports from every country. The bottom is the country's imports. Each region is depicted by a few categories, and the number next to each category represents how big that category is for each country. Standard Chartered Standard ...
Top Oil Imports by Country: Where the U.S. Gets Its Oil
Think Advisor - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
As world oil prices gyrate in rhythm with the unrest sweeping Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) countries (and prices rise on investment vehicles like energy ETFs), worries abound that the U.S. will feel the pinch of production losses in Libya.