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
Steel Imports by India Slow in September on Import Tax Increase
Bloomberg - 10/8/2015 2:31:20 PM
The global steel industry is struggling with huge exports from China as excess supply spills onto world markets ... customs data show, forcing countries to impose protectionist measures. India raised the import tax on some products in August and imposed ...
Oil-starved Nepal seeks suppliers for fuel by air
Punemirror - 10/8/2015 9:47:59 PM
For the first time, Himalayan nation is also looking to import fuel from China KATHMANDU Struggling with a fuel shortage after Indian shipments stopped, Nepal is asking suppliers to bring gasoline and kerosene by airplane before the country begins ...
Office furniture: world market outlook
Financial Content - 9/30/2015 6:15:34 PM
Part I reviews the world market, the major producing countries and the status and prospects of world ... The country tables include a ten-year series of data on production, exports, imports, consumption, import penetration and export ratio for office ...
Indonesia may soften sugar import rules to avoid shortages
Reuters - 10/8/2015 1:52:33 AM
Many sugar refineries in Indonesia, one of the world's biggest buyers ... and ranked behind China and the United States in sugar imports in 2015/16, according to U.S. government data. The country's sugar industry is split in two and is tightly regulated.
Angered by Air Strikes, Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan Warns Russia on Energy Ties
NDTV - 10/8/2015 9:37:51 AM
Turkey could look to boost purchases of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Nigeria and Algeria to plug a potential gas shortage, although that would be a costly option for a country whose annual energy imports bill already exceeds $50 billion. It is already ...
Treasury's Lew Calls on Countries to Boost Growth
NASDAQ - 10/8/2015 9:02:03 AM
Mr. Lew, meeting with counterparts from around the world, called on countries to overhaul their economies and ... restoring funding for the Export-Import Bank and passing key budget measures. Congress has also undermined U.S. foreign policy and American ...
Is the world economy heading for a recession?
us.blastingnews.com - 10/8/2015 2:52:48 PM
The fund has revised its world economic growth predictions to 3.1 percent ... a factor that is aggravating the situation since most emerging market countries pay the bulk of their imports in dollars. As such, any depreciation of their national currencies ...
TPP trade deal increases chicken imports
lakecountrycalendar.com - 10/7/2015 6:04:17 AM
The Chicken Farmers of Canada, which represents the country's 2,700 poultry farmers ... government's commitment to end "fraudulent import practices." Canada is the 17th largest chicken importer in the world, taking in more product than six of the TPP ...
Plan to double coal output by 2020
asia.nikkei.com - 10/8/2015 12:43:58 PM
"Two years from now, imports of thermal coal will be brought down ... Goyal said the developed world should support such efforts in developing countries. "They should participate and share this responsibility," he said. In a panel discussion on Sept.
Masri Co aims to increase exports by 50% by 2017: Farm Fresh export director
Daily News Egypt - 10/8/2015 5:15:58 PM
“Most world countries have turned to organic agriculture and using ... as they provide it with low-quality products compared to the European market. Farm Fresh imports 90% of its products to domestic and overseas markets, while it plants only 10% of ...
Indian software will revolutionize the world's hardware: PM Modi
THE PREFACE - 10/6/2015 11:37:44 PM
A FRIEND, IN NEED India sought Germany's support for lifting the ban imposed by European Union on import of four vegetables, including brinjal and bitter gourd, from the country. The pact is seen as resolution of the sticky German language row. In response ...
China buys from the world, while remaining at home
ECNS - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
For Cao, buying goods online from overseas means he can shop in countries he has never been to ... Shenzhen and Chongqing－were designated import e-commerce pilot zones, where foreign goods can be stored in bonded warehouses before Customs clearance.
World economic leaders tackle slow growth, climate change
Terra Daily - 10/8/2015 6:17:25 AM
But he insisted that Chinese imports of raw materials for its industrial economy will grow steadily in the future. Yi meanwhile welcomed the agreement by 12 Pacific Rim countries led by ... bank chiefs from around the world gather in Peru.
Rice import deal with Vietnam just contingency plan
Business Recorder - 10/7/2015 12:52:18 PM
Rice imports are a contentious issue in the country where President Joko Widodo is pursuing ... due partly to competition from Thailand. Vietnam is the world's third-largest rice exporter after India and Thailand. Rice prices in Vietnam, which touched ...
Transcript of Opening Press Conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim at World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 2015
The World Bank - 10/8/2015 10:52:25 PM
Our goals at the World Bank Group are to end extreme poverty ... Well, if we, at certain regions or countries gave preferential status for the import of those particular items, then you might have a system that would work much more effectively.