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
India Can Take More Steps to Cut Gold Imports, Mayaram Says (1)
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 8:18:30 PM
India (INGDPY), the world’s biggest consumer of gold, could implement more measures to curb imports, a top economic official said as the country seeks to narrow a record current-account deficit and check the currency’s drop. “We are not at ...
Gold Imports by India Seen Tumbling as Curbs Boost Titan’s Costs
Bloomberg - 6/13/2013 5:29:39 AM
Gold imports by India, the world’s largest consumer ... The curbs will change the financial models of jewelers in the country, said Bhaskar Bhat, managing director of Titan Industries Ltd. (TTAN) Shares of Titan and other jewelers have ...
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
oliveoiltimes.com - 6/7/2013 1:29:13 PM
Overall, total world imports are expected to expand three percent on ... Individually, consumption looks poised to fall 15 percent in the chief E.U. producing countries – Spain, Italy and Greece – and by 10 percent in Portugal, the IOC said.
India thermal coal imports jump 48pc
Business Recorder - 6/12/2013 11:43:04 AM
as growing demand and cheap prices fuelled buying by the world's fourth-biggest importer. The surge in the shipments, which came on the heels of a 75 percent climb in India's fiscal year thermal coal imports, will help the country cope better with slowing ...
India's Gold Bullion Imports "Fall Significantly"
goldnews.bullionvault.com - 6/13/2013 12:10:31 PM
GOLD IMPORTS by India, the world's largest consumer nation ... "The curbs will change the financial models of jewelers in the country," says Bhaskar Bhat the director of jewelers Titan Industries, quoted by Bloomberg. Shares in Titan, India's largest ...
As More Countries Scramble To Fill Revenue Holes, Ukraine Plans To Triple Beer Tax
Forbes - 6/19/2013 9:47:23 AM
At the turn of the 19th century, the country was poor and largely ignored by its bordering countries. Conflicts within Europe following World War I consumed Ukraine ... Internally, sales and imports are up, appealing statistics for beer producers.
Bio Farma Urges OIC Countries to become Self-Reliant in Vaccine
Benzinga - 6/18/2013 1:01:51 PM
Vaccines which are made in the developed countries are fairly expensive for imports by developing countries ... that has already received recognition and standardization of the World Health Organization (WHO). Bio Farma itself after 123 years of existence ...
Gold Imports by India Tumble as Jewelers' Costs Rise
Moneynews (blog) - 6/12/2013 10:05:50 PM
Gold imports by India, the world's largest consumer ... The curbs will change the financial models of jewelers in the country, said Bhaskar Bhat, managing director of Titan Industries Ltd. Shares of Titan and other jewelers have slumped in ...
Trade deficit at seven-month high as gold imports surge
Reuters Group PLC - 6/17/2013 6:57:58 AM
A nearly 90 percent annual jump in gold and silver imports saw the trade deficit rise to $20.14 billion last month from $17.8 billion in April. The rise in gold import growth was slower than an annual 138 percent surge in April. A combination of ...
Gold Imports by India Seen Falling as Central Bank Widens Curbs
Bloomberg - 6/3/2013 11:56:44 PM
India, the world’s biggest consumer of gold ... The restrictions come after Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram yesterday said the country can’t afford high levels of imports and policies will be reviewed if needed.
Stoppage of fuel subsidy payment, ban on cement dip imports by 7%
Vanguard - 6/9/2013 11:49:37 PM
Maritime analysts however agreed that the low level of imports can also be attributed to the general downturn of the world’s economy, adding Nigeria is not the only country affected in this. They said that the global economic down turn has affected the ...
World bodies say global food prices to rise
Gulf News - 6/16/2013 1:25:42 PM
Growth in food production has slowed over the ... carry on blissfully as if nothing has changed in the world, there could be a problem.” Higher prices will have their biggest impact in developing countries where some families spend up to 60 per cent ...
RBI Restricts Gold Imports by Trading Agencies
Barron's Online - 6/4/2013 1:04:08 PM
MUMBAI—India's central bank Tuesday restricted trading agencies from importing gold under a deferred payment plan to curb speculative purchases of the precious metal that have widened the ... to reduce imports follows a buying spree in the world's ...
EU slaps levies on Chinese solar panel imports
myMotherLode - 6/4/2013 11:38:14 AM
The European Union says it is imposing anti-dumping levies on imports of Chinese solar panels. EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht said Tuesday the 27-country bloc will impose ... China is the world's largest producer of solar panels and is accused ...
Gold exports see steep decline as imports soar
Financial Express - 6/14/2013 6:57:21 PM
Last month, the World Gold Council had said the country’s gold demand could come in at the upper end of the 865 tonne-965 tonne range in