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
India in biggest wheat import deals since 2010 as rains damage crop
Business Recorder - 3/31/2015 5:34:54 PM
SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI: India has bought up to 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals, three trade sources said on Tuesday, the biggest such imports by the country in five years as unseasonal rains damage the crop at home. Purchases by the world's ...
One of the Poorest Countries in the World Is About to Burn $7.6M Worth of Ivory
Motherboard - 3/30/2015 8:13:34 PM
For developing countries like Malawi, which is one of the p oorest nations in the world, the best way to keep ivory from ... Though the government of China announced this year it would ban all ivory imports for a one-year period, WCS has called ...
Arab countries import Brazilian products worth $13.40bn in 2014 – Spacecraft and aircraft imports surge biggest at 7,231%
Kuwait Times - 3/23/2015 7:10:17 PM
According to the most recent figures released by the Arab- Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, the total value of products imported to the Arab World from the South American country touched ... a surge of 9.96 per cent in imports of products from Brazil to ...
Asian imports of Iran crude fall 25 pct, led by India, S.Korea
IN - 3/31/2015 7:33:36 AM
The Navi Mumbai International Airport has been conceptualised as the eighth largest in the world, spread over an area of 1160 hectares ... SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior U.S. diplomat said it was up to individual countries to decide on joining a new China ...
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... The Prime Minister said India, with one-sixth of the world's population, should shoulder ...
Make India energy sufficient, cut imports: PM Modi
Post - 3/27/2015 12:24:41 PM
New Delhi: Pitching for an energy sufficient India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country should cut oil imports by 10 percent by 2022 ... Also Read: DBT scheme for LPG subsidy biggest in the world: Pranab Mukherjee Since the government ...
How to Profit from the Best MSCI Emerging Markets Index Countries
NASDAQ - 3/30/2015 5:40:16 AM
Here's the best way to invest in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index countries to get a piece of the world's best growth opportunities ... One of the country's largest imports is oil and gas, so India stands to gain from the current low energy prices.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley pitches for overseas asset acquisition to cut energy imports
Economic Times - 3/28/2015 3:55:15 AM
That part of the world is now becoming costlier ... is focusing on "quick and effective decision making", as the country needs huge amount of investments. Need to cut dependence on energy imports Speaking at Urja Sangam, an international energy summit ...
Guiyang event to decide future of World Cross-Country
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 3/27/2015 8:57:05 AM
However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan ... At their council meeting in Berlin, the IAAF ruled that the World Cross-Country Championships will now be held once every two years rather than annually.
BIR releases Non-Ferrous World Mirror-March 2015
Shanghai Metals Market - 3/31/2015 4:06:01 AM
BRUSSELS (Scrap Monster): The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has released the Non-Ferrous World Mirror ... import volumes by the country dropped 16% in January this year when compared with the previous month. The scrap imports in 2014 had plunged ...
What future for world cross country after Guiyang meeting?
Xinhua News Agency - 3/26/2015 9:58:32 PM
"The World Cross Country championships have become not only an African ... However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan, Eritreans or Ethiopia. But the emergence of Uganda, U.S and China, especially in youth ...
Syria taps world wheat market as stocks run down
Reuters - 3/30/2015 2:37:08 PM
Weeks after Syria said it had no need for wheat imports, the government plans to import 150,000 tonnes and has introduced ways to conserve grain stocks in signs of the growing strain on food supplies from conflict in the country. Despite millions of ...
Climate deadline day: Which countries will deliver Paris pledges?
Responding To Climate Change - 3/31/2015 3:23:04 AM
The researchers also highlighted savings on fossil fuel imports and ... only the future of the world is at stake, and we’ll have no interviews with Harry Redknapp in his car. In December 2013 at the Warsaw climate summit countries agreed that those ...
US files case against Indonesia for barriers to farm imports
Star-Herald - 3/18/2015 3:34:19 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is escalating a food fight with Indonesia, charging that the Southeast Asian country violates world trade rules by blocking imports of fruit, produce and meat. U.S. trade and agriculture officials announced Wednesday ...
Iran plans to raise steel production by 55mln tons
customstoday.com.pk - 3/30/2015 9:15:00 AM
Steel output by Iran totaled 16.33 million tons in 2014, securing the country’s place ... Iran compared with the outside world. According to Iranian entrepreneurs, the sector is generating little value-added while imports are more viable.