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
Qatar’s imports from Brazil grow by 10.6pc to $369m
customstoday.com.pk - 2/28/2015 7:05:57 AM
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 percent in imports of products from Brazil to ...
Switzerland accounts for 60% of India’s gold imports
Economic Times - 2/26/2015 4:26:40 PM
According to World Gold Council, gold imports into India last year were down 7% from 2013 figures when the country imported 825 tonnes of the yellow metal.
Shanghai China: The City by the Sea
Examiner - 2/28/2015 3:24:02 AM
In 2005 alone, exports and imports through Customs in Shanghai China boasted ... The modern architecture is worthy of being duplicated in other cities in the country. The Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest skyscraper in China and is the third ...
China suspends ivory carving imports, but move won’t stop poaching
Washington Post - 2/27/2015 4:46:57 PM
BEIJING – China has announced a one-year suspension on imports of carved ivory products from Africa ... Beijing’s decision came just before a visit to the country next week by Britain’s Prince William, who has become a leading figure in the global ...
61% of India's gold imports in 2014 came from Switzerland
Shanghai Metals Market - 2/27/2015 6:52:49 AM
This accounts for 61% of the total gold imports by the country during the year. India’s net gold imports during 2014 had totaled 769 tonnes, according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC). It must be noted that the country’s gold imports ...
African wildlife agency lauds China's ban on ivory imports
Philstar - 3/1/2015 1:56:57 AM
NAIROBI (Xinhua) - African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) on Saturday welcomed a move by Chinese government to impose a one- year ban on imports of African ivory carvings ... outright ban on all ivory trade in the country. China's State Forestry Administration ...
India Unveils Federal Budget, Finance Minister Says Country 'Is About To Take Off'
International Business Times - 2/28/2015 6:08:41 AM
This might help reduce gold imports to India, which is currently the world’s biggest gold importer. Jaitley allocated an additional $11 billion toward spending on infrastructure and also sought to rein in the country’s fiscal deficit to 3 percent of ...
China bans ivory carving imports for one year
7 News Yahoo - 2/27/2015 11:03:21 AM
Beijing (AFP) - Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on imports of ivory carvings ... Trade in Endangered Species (Cites), but conservationists say it is the world's largest consumer of illegal ivory, with skyrocketing demand leading to the slaughter ...
Steps proposed to monetise gold, contain imports
The Tribune India - 2/28/2015 11:30:48 AM
India is one of the largest consumers of gold in the world and imports as much as ... In 2012-13, the country had imported 845 tonnes. Reduction in gold imports has brought down the trade deficit to USD 118.37 billion during April-January this fiscal.
China bans carved ivory imports
Mongabay - 2/25/2015 11:58:49 PM
Carved ivory represents a fraction of China's elephant ivory imports. Much of the ivory brought into the country is smuggled illegally. China is the world's largest market for elephant ivory. The number two market — the United States — recently ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 2/26/2015 8:22:53 PM
U.S. imports totaled $743 million in 2014, while U.S. exports to the countries amounted to $2 billion. The U.S. is playing catch up to China, which surpassed the U.S. as Africa’s largest trading partner in 2009, and the European Union, which has already ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Friday for its second film festival in seven years but the deeply conservative country has one major problem -- cinemas are banned. More
China imposes ivory imports ban as poaching threatens elephants
The National - 2/27/2015 5:37:04 PM
BEIJING // China has imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports with immediate effect amid criticism that ... more effective steps. China is the world’s largest importer of smuggled tusks, although Beijing has campaigned against illegal ivory.
Ivory Imports to Halt in China Ahead of Visit by Prince William
Guardian LV - 2/27/2015 2:06:29 AM
China will cease all ivory imports until February of 2016, according to the country’s State Forestry Administration ... Though, China still is the world’s number one market for poached ivory. According to the Convention on the International trade ...
Giving gold its due and indigenising the lustre
Financial Express - 2/28/2015 7:59:02 PM
The Indian Gold Coin would curb imports of sovereign coins minted outside the country and also help recycle the precious metal available in the country, the minister said. Hailing the move, Somasundaram PR, managing director (India), World Gold Council ...