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
Study finds illegal timber imports have fallen around the world
Click Green - 11/25/2014 1:44:57 PM
However, nearly 4% by volume of all wood-based imports into these countries are still estimated to be at high ... The emergence of China as a processing hub for the world’s forest sector means that it is now one of the main suppliers of wood-based ...
Poultry imports from three countries banned
Gulf News - 11/20/2014 3:52:34 PM
It is based on reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE ... However, heat-treated bird meat imports from the three countries were exempted from the new import rule The ban was imposed as part of the ministry’s strategic goal of ...
Government to look into black money in Swiss banks entering India via gold import
Diamond World - 11/26/2014 2:41:01 PM
The government authorities think that gold imports might be one of the ways to get this money back in the country says a report. The move comes in the wake of a sharp increase in the import of gold from Switzerland. This year, India has imported 27.7 per ...
World cotton trade likely to fall by 11% this season: ICAC
Economic Times - 11/26/2014 1:36:36 PM
World cotton trade stood ... based ICAC said in a statement. However, imports elsewhere are expected to grow by eight per cent to 5.9 million tonnes due to gains in South and Southeast Asia where many consuming countries produce small quantities of cotton ...
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel highlighted by World Energy Council
Cyprus Mail - 11/24/2014 11:30:07 AM
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel imports is highlighted in the latest report by the World Energy Council. In a report released by World Energy Council, Cyprus ranks 63 out of 129 countries in terms of balancing what is termed the ‘energy trilemma ...
India may review gold policy after surge in imports: Reports
Hindustan Times - 11/13/2014 10:53:04 AM
October shipments into India, the world's No.2 gold consumer after China ... The October jump follows a 450% surge in September imports to $3.75 billion that weighed on the country's trade deficit, sparking fears that the government could tighten the ...
Why Countries Wage Currency Wars
bloombergview.com - 11/23/2014 5:57:51 PM
What we’re seeing around the world is intense -- and in some cases ... for five years -- governments feel tremendous pressure to increase exports and reduce imports to restore growth. Often that means lowering the value of the currency so that products ...
India To Take Imminent Steps To Curb Gold Imports: Source
International Business Times - 11/18/2014 1:50:16 AM
Gold imports into India, the world's No. 2 gold consumer behind China ... Last Thursday, officials from the Reserve Bank of India and the finance ministry met to review the country's gold import policy, but no decision was taken.
Spurt in gold imports widens C/A deficit
Dawn - 11/24/2014 1:28:50 AM
While record low oil prices have provided relief to the Indian government — which is struggling to reduce the current account deficit — soaring gold imports, have resulted ... According to the World Gold Council (WGC), India regained its position ...
Race to the bottom – why countries keep cheapening their currencies
biznews.com - 11/24/2014 5:39:22 AM
What we’re seeing around the world is intense — and in some cases ... for five years — governments feel tremendous pressure to increase exports and reduce imports to restore growth. Often that means lowering the value of the currency so that products ...
Granite Imports Supply Granite Slabs for Kitchen Remodeling of 25-Year-Old Columbine Country Club Townhome
PR.com - 11/20/2014 7:24:20 AM
denver, CO, November 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Colorado-based granite distributor Granite Imports recently supplied the granite slabs for the kitchen remodeling of a 25-year-old home located in the Columbine Country ... around the world, giving them access ...
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.
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest oil ... hasn't commented publicly on the imports. Calls to PDVSA seeking ...
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 ...
Food imports by Gulf countries to touch USD53bn in 2020
Zawya - 8/6/2014 7:14:02 AM
Muscat - The value of food imports by Gulf Cooperation Council ... 50 per cent of its imported food products to other GCC countries, Russia, India, Pakistan and East Africa. One of the world's biggest re-exporters of goods such as coffee, tea, sugar ...