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
INDIAN SILVER IMPORTS: Near Record At A Quarter Of Global Mine Supply
Silver Seek - 10/28/2014 8:27:24 AM
Even though silver imports slumped in June compared to ... Mexico and Peru as well as many other South American countries will give away their silver for a pittance when Dollar finally loses its World Reserve status? Investors around the world have no ...
China’s September gold imports hit five-month high
Mining - 10/27/2014 4:28:11 PM
pushing the nation past India as the world's largest gold consumer in 2013. But then, an anti-corruption drive by President Xi Jinping prompted fewer buyers to purchase gold bars, coins and jewellery, and imports fell. The country's gold reserves are ...
World Bank: Singapore best country for business, Nigeria ranked 170th
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 10/29/2014 3:47:02 AM
Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world’s ... cost of clearing imports and exports through a port; how easy is it to get an electricity connection, and other issues that face business owners in any country.
Sparking friction, China steel exports reinforced by rebate
Reuters - 10/28/2014 9:20:29 PM
"There are countries around the world that are very unhappy ... India saw a 21 percent rise in steel imports in the first five months of its financial year, mainly from China. In Japan, Chinese imports of special steel, excluding stainless steel, surged ...
Motorist lobby NRMA warns of fuel disruption threat as reliance on imports grows
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 10/31/2014 12:09:55 AM
"This in a world that the International ... and the like will help to insulate the country from disruptions. A spokesman for Caltex said the risk of supply disruption was the same irrespective of imports of crude oil and imported oil.
New Modi Mantra: Substitute non-essential imports, make them in India
The Indian Express - 10/23/2014 3:57:08 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Union ministries to discourage “inessential imports” and leverage the country’s manufacturing skills ... of India’s international commitments under the World Trade Organization, while making all out efforts ...
U.S. oil imports down more than 7 percent
United Press International - 10/17/2014 6:53:04 AM
U.S. President Barack Obama in an early October economic address said the country is producing more than it imports for the first time in nearly ... analysis and insight for readers around the world.
Venezuela restarts crude oil imports for the first time since the 1990s
El país - 10/29/2014 3:21:23 PM
Just when Venezuela – the world’s largest producer and exporter during ... Some experts, however, say these imports underline important weaknesses in the country’s oil industry, which in turn put its chances of recovering from the economic crisis ...
Venezuela’s crude imports show PDVSA picks pragmatism over politics
Live Trading News - 10/28/2014 4:16:51 AM
It sounds embarrassing: Venezuela, an OPEC nation with the world’s largest oil ... seeking to “destroy” Venezuela. IMPORTS TO LIGHTEN FINANCIAL LOAD In the last few weeks, two purchase deals with allied countries have come to light for two 2-million ...
India plans to diversify oil imports
Live Mint - 10/24/2014 6:11:58 PM
China, the world’s biggest oil consumer after the US, is also diversifying its suppliers. Growth in Latin American imports to China outpaced the ... according to data from the country’s customs bureau. China bought 8.7% more Middle Eastern crude ...
Ukraine appeals to WTO over Russian ban on fruit and vegetable imports
Reuters - 10/23/2014 1:55:27 PM
KIEV Oct 23 (Reuters) - Ukraine has complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) about a decision by Russia to ban imports of fruit and vegetables from the country, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday. The ban, which came in force on Oct. 22 ...
Eagle Imports Receives NASGW 2014 Excellence in Imports Award
Ammo Land - 10/17/2014 1:48:15 PM
Eagle Imports bestowed with ... pistol produced in his home country of Slovakia, he finally succeeded through the generosity of private investors in 2002. Today, Grand Power is one of the up and coming firearms brands world-wide, winning awards at IPSC ...