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
China's coal production falls by 6 percent as country seeks to cut carbon emissions, clean air
FOX News - 5/27/2015 4:10:00 AM
The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 percent. China uses roughly half of all of the world's coal production ... by 2030 and clean up the country's polluted air.
World Pipes and Pipe/Hose Fittings Industry
Market Watch - 5/28/2015 6:46:18 AM
GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-110Table 40: World Recent Past ... Percentage Share Breakdownof Export Value by Destination Country (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-17Table 97: US Imports of Tubes, Pipes, Hoses and Fittingstherefore of Plastics ...
Growth in Tourism to Rise by 7.5 pc This Year, Says WTTC
The New Indian Express - 5/29/2015 11:20:07 PM
NEW DELHI: The country’s travel and tourism sector is set to grow at a much faster pace of 7.5 per cent than last year, according to World Travel and Tourism ... spending leaks out of the economy through imports. The chemicals industry requires imports ...
Over a third of UK imports come from water risk countries
Link2 - 5/19/2015 8:08:33 AM
The report compiled by the UK arm of the World Wildlife Fund titled ‘From Risk to ... and from food to pharmaceuticals. About 40% of UK imports (by value) come from countries that have hot spots of high water risk, with some industries such as textiles ...
US rejects demand for SSM to protect poor farmers
Live Mint - 5/29/2015 7:23:53 PM
World Trade Organization (WTO ... saying that regardless of the level of ambition, farmers in developing countries need a mechanism to face harmful surges of imports of agricultural products. Pambagyo said the mechanism will only be triggered based ...
Pakistan among top four countries with rising tobacco use
Dawn - 5/27/2015 1:18:12 AM
According to these experts, tobacco kills nearly six million people each year in the world, of which more than ... Citing some reports, he said that the country spent Rs5 billion every year on betel nuts imports while Pakistanis wasted Rs200bn on smoking ...
China coal production falls as country seeks carbon emissions cut, clean air
Beacon News - 5/27/2015 4:34:28 PM
The National Development and Reform Commission said Tuesday that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38 per cent. China uses roughly half of all of the world’s coal production ... by 2030 and clean up the country’s polluted air.
China’s coal production falls by 6%
plant.ca - 5/27/2015 3:15:43 PM
The National Development and Reform Commission said that Chinese imports of coal also fell, plummeting 38%. China uses roughly half of all of the world’s coal for power ... emissions by 2030 and clean up the country’s polluted air.
For World No-Tobacco Day WHO makes a stand against illicit tobacco trade
News-Medical - 5/29/2015 7:28:04 AM
May 31 2015 is World No Tobacco Day and the World Health Organization ... aimed at increasing control of the tobacco supply chain, such as the licensing of imports, exports and manufacture of tobacco products; the establishment of tracking and tracing ...
New study finds 40% of UK imports come from countries with areas of high water risk
WWF - 5/18/2015 11:04:31 PM
About 40 per cent of UK imports (by value) come from countries that have hot spots of high water risk ... recognised as one of the key challenges of the 21st century, with the World Economic Forum 2015 Global Risk Report ranking water crises as the ...
World Trade Organization to force Taiwanese citizens to eat radioactive food from Fukushima
Natural News - 5/27/2015 1:39:41 AM
(NaturalNews) Japan could turn to the globalist World Trade Organization to force Taiwan ... with radiation safety management practices that other countries have put in place on Japanese food imports following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Stock markets unsettled by Greek debt deal uncertainty and cash exodus
theguardian.com - 5/29/2015 9:25:35 PM
The deteriorating state of Greece’s financial system was confirmed in new data showing that savers continue to pull their money out of the country’s banks ... business investment and falling exports and imports. The latest figures from the Hellenic ...
Government wants to take LNG imports to 1.3 BCFD by end of 2016: Khaqan
Business Recorder - 5/25/2015 11:46:20 PM
He added that now Pakistan is among 17 countries of the world having LNG import infrastructure which ... of the LNG mainly for power production and in coming months the commodity imports will reach at 400 MMCFD. "Our plan is to take LNG imports to 2 ...
The Riddle Behind China's Exports/Imports Numbers
Seeking Alpha - 5/25/2015 9:34:30 AM
Select countries and territories, including the U.S., the eurozone, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, Singapore, India, Australia and Brazil, account for 52.8% of total imports (excluding Chinese imports) and 65% of Chinese exports. The cumulative growth ...
State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 report released
Jagran Josh - 5/28/2015 9:23:47 AM
29 countries have met the more ambitious goal of halving the absolute number of undernourished people by 201, laid out at the World Food Summit in 1996 ... India was prone to sudden increases in imports (defined as imports exceeding the average ...