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
Russia continues to restrict meat imports
Global Meat News - 7/29/2014 11:58:31 PM
The World Trade Organisation is trying to get Russia to an ... Since 21 July, Rosselkhoznadzor has significantly tightened the rules on meat imports from third countries that have been delivered in transit through the European Union (EU).
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg imports in apparent retaliation for sanctions
The Irish Times - 7/30/2014 5:23:38 PM
He said the move was part of a VPSS plan to consider restricting all or some fruit imports from the entire EU, announced with little fanfare on Monday while European countries were debating ... rights observed as a WTO [World Trade Organisation] member.”
Bank of Ghana reverses ban on direct dollar imports by local banks
Reuters - 7/29/2014 10:29:38 AM
The central bank in 2012 banned direct cash imports as part of efforts to streamline the West African country's foreign exchange system and it has since been the only source of dollars for local banks. The cedi currency of the world's second largest cocoa ...
May imports contract on sharp fall in oil purchases
interaksyon.com - 7/25/2014 6:59:38 AM
MANILA - Philippine imports contracted last May on the back of ... bolstering the country's balance of payments (BOP). A summary of the country's economic transactions with the rest of the world, the BOP registers a surplus whenever foreign exchange ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/24/2014 8:29:42 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
Beef imports forecast to double by 2018
China Daily Europe - 7/23/2014 11:29:51 PM
"The domestic beef industry is lagging behind all major beef-producing countries in terms of breeding ... "In other words, China will still need to rely on beef imports." China, the world's biggest meat consumer, became a huge beef importer in 2013 ...
Dependence on imports will deplete external reserves – Experts
Punch - 7/18/2014 9:05:27 PM
He said, “The economy’s heavy dependence on imports and fledging confidence in the national ... but ranked 147 out of 189 countries profiled in the World Bank’s latest ease of doing business report. The country’s ranking in the UNDP Human ...
UK: Vegetable imports from few selected countries
FreshPlaza - 7/16/2014 11:56:38 AM
As regards the single countries, Spain is the main supplier with 16% which ... Source: ITC Trade Map The UK imports vegetables from only a few suppliers, mainly European, in fact 85% of imports come from the old continent. The main supplier is once again ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...
Carbon cuts by developed countries cancelled out by imported goods
theguardian.com - 4/25/2011 7:14:29 PM
But once the carbon cost of imports have been added to each ... because the rich countries are not held accountable for effectively exporting emissions to the developing world." Environmental campaigners have long argued that global carbon accounting ...
India's trade: full list of exports, imports and partner countries
theguardian.com - 2/23/2013 3:51:02 AM
David Cameron has strongly expressed his want for a 'special relationship' with India and with the largest trade delegation ever to accompany a British prime minister to any country in the world ... $794 in 2012 - both exports and imports have trebled ...
Turkey leads world scrap metal imports by far
Today's Zaman - 7/6/2014 7:15:00 AM
Turkey imported 21 percent of the total scrap metal in the world in 2012 ... This indicates that developing countries experience a serious problem of productivity. Germany and Italy were able to reduce their scrap imports remarkably over the years.
Russia to slap duties on imports from Moldova
The Baltimore Sun - 8/1/2014 10:18:55 AM
Moscow has put curbs on trade with some other countries that have attempted to move out of its orbit, including Ukraine, and said on Monday it may restrict all or some EU fruit imports, which come mainly from eastern Europe. EU countries and the United ...