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
South Korean LNG imports boosted by winter demand
lngworldnews.com - 1/17/2017 7:33:30 AM
South Korea, the world’s second-largest buyer of LNG, boosted its imports of the chilled fuel by 13.5 percent in December year-on-year, according to the customs data. The country imported 4.03 million mt of LNG in December, as compared to 3.55 million mt ...
Major countries release latest iron ore import, export statistics
hellenicshippingnews.com - 1/11/2017 3:40:13 PM
Major countries across the world have released iron ore trade data for the month ... steel making raw material to Turkey during the eleven-month period was Brazil. The imports from Brazil totaled 4.79 million tons, accounting for nearly 50% share of ...
The Ten Countries That Have The Most To Worry About Under President Trump
Forbes - 1/19/2017 2:19:09 PM
Of the 19 countries (8% of the total) that export more than $20 billion to the U.S. annually, there are 8 developed economies and 11 developing ones. The emerging market ones account for nearly 60% of the total imports ... Group The world will know the ...
Fine-tuning for imports restriction law
chronicle.co.zw - 1/18/2017 10:19:56 PM
He said the regulations would provide a lasting solution to the issue of imports and standards ... regulations as the world was moving towards “smart protectionism”. “We have been late off the blocks because other countries such as South Africa ...
WHY BRAZIL MUST OPEN ITS ECONOMY TO THE WORLD
plus55.com - 1/18/2017 5:47:56 PM
After all, the United States and China – the world’s two biggest trading juggernauts – are similar to Brazil in that respect. Nevertheless, it is intriguing to notice that Brazil imports and exports less (compared to the country’s GDP) than Cuba ...
World's free trading nations could rally against Trump protectionism: Don Pittis
CBC - 1/19/2017 1:00:24 PM
... protectionist countries get away with it only encourages them to impose even more restrictive import barriers. That is why countries around the world, even though most are not using the megaphone diplomacy favoured by the U.S. president-elect, are ...
Sweden’s Recycling Is So Revolutionary, They’re Going To Import Trash From Other Countries
collective-evolution.com - 1/19/2017 4:32:10 AM
Trash is a global issue. In fact, it’s one of the biggest ones the world currently faces, impairing public health, polluting the environment, and threatening poor countries with overwhelming levels of toxicity. And despite the incredulous amount of ...
INFLATION, WORLD PRICES VOLATILITY PUSH IMPORT BILL TO E5.3 BILLION
observer.org.sz - 1/13/2017 12:57:23 AM
INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 per cent, to edge at E5.3 billion in the second quarter of the preceding year. INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 ...
India shifts defenses against cheap steel imports
asia.nikkei.com - 1/18/2017 11:57:10 AM
Rising imports from countries with steel surpluses ... Four months later, Japan brought New Delhi's protectionist measures to the World Trade Organization. India says the measures are "100% WTO compliant," and claims it is confident of winning if the ...
Xi says world needs China, U.S. to have stable relationship
Reuters - 1/17/2017 8:16:27 AM
"The basic interests of the people of both countries and the world need China and the United States to work ... has rattled Beijing with threats to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and by questioning the United States' commitment to the "one China ...
Planet Football: Top countries where the sport is thriving
ABC News - 1/19/2017 7:16:49 AM
What follows is a subjective ranking of the top countries from a standpoint of participation and ... The UK's National League is fully amateur, meaning no paid American imports are allowed. So for the league to thrive at a post-college level, it needs ...
Guess what Egypt, other countries are famous for?
egyptindependent.com - 1/13/2017 8:49:50 AM
which is considered the second highest percentage in the world after Qatar. While Saudi Arabia is the country that imports the most weapons in the world, as its purchases jumped by 50 percent last year, reaching US$9.3 billion, according to estimates.
Donald Trump: Import Substitution on His Mind?
theglobalist.com - 1/19/2017 5:15:07 AM
While manufacturing is thus on the ascent in the emerging market world, rich countries — from the United States to ... to adopt some policies that very much look alike the early import substitution policies of Brazil: Tax and other fiscal incentives ...
Coal imports down 25% at 14 MT in December 2016
ET Auto.com - 1/16/2017 5:47:19 AM
The country had imported 19.15 million tonnes of ... Helped by a record coal production by the world's largest coal miner Coal India, India reduced its import bill of the dry fuel by more than Rs 28,000 crore in the last fiscal.
These countries sell the world’s cheapest iPhones
Quartz - 1/16/2017 7:01:53 PM
If you live in Angola though, chances are you’ll get one cheaper than anywhere else in the world. This is according to the Technology ... Linio measured the cost of different iPhone models in 72 countries “without the cost of phone service, in all ...