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
Top 5 Largest Exporting Countries in the World
tharawat-magazine.com - 12/11/2016 7:55:54 AM
Hong Kong operates under a free trade policy; as such, there are no barriers to trade and no protectionist measures are taken by the government against the import or export ... rise from one of the poorest countries in the world to a developed, high ...
The World's Top Oil Market Is Starting to Lose Its Sheen
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 3:59:04 PM
Asia’s biggest buyer also seen reining in private refiners One of the biggest engines soaking up the world’s oil is starting to sputter. Growth in crude imports by China ... commercial storage facilities. The country built up a total of about ...
China puts temporary ban on North Korean coal imports
Reuters - 12/11/2016 7:27:16 AM
China, believed to be the only country buying North Korean coal, would slash its imports by some $700 million (557 million pounds) compared with 2015 sales under the new sanctions, according to diplomats. Despite its recent anger at Pyongyang's nuclear and ...
India's steel imports plunged 37% in first half of current fiscal
scrapmonster.com - 11/28/2016 7:14:03 AM
The steel imports by the country had totaled nearly 5.7 million tonnes during ... The latest data released by the World Steel Association shows that India produced 8.267 Million tonnes of crude steel during the month of October this year, significantly ...
Pakistan resumes Cotton imports from India
Commodity Online - 12/9/2016 4:16:22 AM
Cotton imports from India has been resumed ... is pegged around 15 million bales and the country is is likely to produce around 10.5 million bales. After declining by 1% in the previous season, world Cotton mill use is expected to remain stable at 24.2 ...
Saudi Arabia suspends imports of Somali livestock
customstoday.com.pk - 12/10/2016 9:01:31 AM
RIYADH: The kingdom of Saudi Arabia declared it has temporarily suspended the imports of Somali livestock ... contributing to about 40% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). In 2015, the Horn of Africa nation exported record 5.3 million animals ...
World Beef Imports: Ranking Of Countries
beef2live.com - 11/28/2016 11:56:13 PM
The United States is projected to be the largest beef importer in the world followed by Russia & Japan. Only the United States and Russia are projected to import more than 1 million metric tons in 2014. The United States, Russia & Japan account for nearly ...
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 11:54:23 PM
Oman ranks three places below Angola among the largest export economies in the world at the 57th position. Oman has a positive balance of trade with an export value of $49.9 billion and an import value of $31.1 billion as of 2014. The country’s export to ...
FG reduces kerosene importation by 51.8 million litres
Punch - 12/10/2016 11:20:31 PM
The Federal Government has been systematically reducing the importation of House Hold Kerosene in a bid to increase domestic consumption of liquefied petroleum gas by various homes across the country ... on Petroleum Products Imports Statistics released ...
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
Mexico Energy Profile: Among Largest Source Of US Oil Imports – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 12/11/2016 12:17:47 AM
Mexico ranks 8th in the world in shale oil reserves ... pipeline imports of natural gas from the United States and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from other countries. Before the energy reforms of 2013, PEMEX retained a monopoly on natural gas ...
China Nov exports, imports rise unexpectedly; commodity purchases soar
The Hindu Business Line - 12/8/2016 6:04:56 AM
That left the country with ... readings, the world’s largest trading nation still looked set for another downbeat year. Exports in the first 11 months of the year fell 7.5 per cent from the same period a year earlier, while imports dropped 6.2 per ...
GOP Proposal to Change Tax Treatment of Imports and Exports Raises Questions
NASDAQ - 12/9/2016 4:16:22 AM
And economists question whether such a policy, known as a border adjustment, would diminish imports into the country or increase exports ... punitive taxes and tariffs or file a challenge in the World Trade Organization, leaving the U.S. border- adjustment ...
WARNING: Is This The Greatest Threat To The World?
kingworldnews.com - 12/10/2016 8:14:24 PM
we import more than 50 percent of our needs. And in the case of selected rare earths, which are essential in areas ranging from electric vehicles to military technology, we depend on China. Is This The Greatest Threat To The World? This past April ...