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
Cotton imports to hold near record highs
Dawn - 6/30/2016 6:31:14 AM
MUMBAI: Cotton imports by Pakistan are expected to remain near record-high levels in the year to July 2017, as erratic weather forces farmers in the world’s fourth-biggest ... current near 11-month highs. The two countries have already taken turns ...
Defence imports to go down by 20%: Parrikar
nyoooz.com - 6/27/2016 6:41:57 AM
Now the import has come down to below 60%.The defence minister underscored how after Pokhran explosion the entire world had stopped the export of specific technology to India and said "the country can't depend on the import of critical materials for ...
Pakistan’s cotton imports to hold near record highs as output reduces
Pakistan Today - 6/29/2016 8:41:16 AM
Cotton imports by Pakistan are expected to remain near record-high levels in the year to July 2017, as unpredictable weather forces farmers in the world’s fourth-biggest ... current near 11-month highs. The two countries have already taken turns this ...
Export-Import Bank helps local business: View by Gillibrand
Journal News Media Group - 6/30/2016 11:31:53 AM
There are 67 countries throughout the world that provide access to government-backed loans ... Our country has an agency that offers American exporters similar financial security: the Export-Import Bank. In 2015 alone, the Export-Import Bank supported ...
World Bank to help India-led solar alliance mobilize $1 trillion
Live Mint - 6/30/2016 8:35:54 PM
“We signed an agreement with the ISA, consisting of 121 countries led by India, to collaborate on increasing solar energy use around the world, with the goal of ... more information is needed about technology imports and funding for the rural sector ...
Ferrous scrap imports by Malaysia plunged by 78% during Q1 2016
Shanghai Metals Market - 6/24/2016 9:44:28 AM
The Malaysian steel scrap imports during 2014 had totaled 963,000 tons. Meantime, the latest forecast published by the World Steel Association states that the steel demand in five ASEAN countries including Malaysia is likely to grow by 6% in 2017.
VAT in a Cross-Border World
Multichannel Merchant - 6/30/2016 11:39:02 AM
One of the biggest challenges is keeping abreast of the various rules and regulations for each country. Many governments employ a ... China announced new rules on duties and taxes applicable to personal imports – impacting many retailers.
Defence imports may come down: Parrikar
The Hindu - 6/27/2016 3:14:21 AM
“When we conducted nuclear tests at Pokhran in 1998, whole western world, including the U.S., banned specific technologies. You cannot depend on import of critical materials ... “For the first time in the country, we are creating strategic reserves ...
Oil bulls beware because China's almost done with amassing crude
wap.business-standard.com - 7/1/2016 7:27:19 AM
Chinese crude imports have risen 16 per cent this year, and the country is rivaling the US as the world's biggest oil purchaser. That demand, along with supply disruptions from Canada to Nigeria, has helped boost oil prices about 80 per cent since January.
World briefs: Putin extends Western food import ban
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/30/2016 4:36:42 AM
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia’s ban on imports of Western food until the end of 2017 ... but also started a process of improving relations with the country. Mr. Putin said Russia is lifting its ban on package tours to Turkey ...
Britain and the Arab world post Brexit
Al JAZEERA - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
As blind panic swept financial markets in the early hours of Friday morning, the world woke to a ... increasing Tunisian olive oil imports to support the fragile North African economy. Now Britain will be unencumbered by country of origin requirements ...
Zimbabwe: Landlocked Countries Face Double Trade Costs - Unec
AllAfrica - 6/28/2016 1:00:09 PM
Landlocked developing countries including Zimbabwe remain marginalised in world trade contributing only one percent ... are estimated to cost twice the amount spent on tariffs, duties, import taxes and fees and this made landlocked countries unattractive.
How The Donald Got His Groove Back: Trump Spikes in Polls as World Elites Panic Amid Hillary Clinton Struggles
Breitbart News - 6/30/2016 10:51:55 PM
All of that comes as Clinton and President Barack Obama are on their heels with the rise of populism around the country and across the globe ... increase the amount of foreigners the United States imports to take jobs away from struggling American workers.
Aquaculture imports increase by one billion euros a year
FIS - 6/17/2016 9:55:45 PM
In 2015, EU imports from third countries amounted to EUR 22.3 billion, which represents a 6 per cent or a EUR 1.3 billion increase over 2014 and a 9 per cent increase in the average import prices. Exports to third countries grew 3 per cent, reaching EUR 4 ...
Steel imports rise 12 percent in May
NWI - 6/27/2016 11:28:17 AM
while oil country goods imports took off by 16 percent. So far this year, finished steel imports have taken 24 percent of the market share in the United States, which is the second largest consumer of steel in the world after China. South Korea ...