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
Asian countries lead in global arms imports, says Swedish peace institute
Deutsche Welle - 3/14/2011 10:03:00 AM
According to SIPRI, India leads the world in arms imports, followed by three other Asian countries. The global arms trade is on the rise India is the world's leading nation when it comes to arms imports by volume, according to the Stockholm International ...
Developing Countries Dominate World Demand for Agricultural Products
thepoultrysite.com - 8/4/2013 11:54:47 PM
... to become the world’s largest individual rice-importing countries. Together, they represent 25 per cent of the projected 2013-22 increase in world rice imports. Rise in Vegetable Oil Imports Driven by Demand for Food and Biodiesel Demand for ...
Seafood imports from Belize, Cambodia and Guinea Conakry to be rejected
FIS - 12/10/2013 2:06:19 PM
The EC Decision, which will enter into force on 21 December, 2013, provides that the authorities of the Member States are obliged to refuse the import of fishery products into the EU as it is evidenced that the catch certificate has been validated by the ...
India's trade: full list of exports, imports and partner countries
theguardian.com - 2/23/2013 3:51:02 AM
David Cameron has strongly expressed his want for a 'special relationship' with India and with the largest trade delegation ever to accompany a British prime minister to any country in the world ... to $794 in 2012 - both exports and imports have trebled ...
Carbon cuts by developed countries cancelled out by imported goods
theguardian.com - 4/25/2011 7:14:29 PM
But once the carbon cost of imports have been added to each ... because the rich countries are not held accountable for effectively exporting emissions to the developing world." Environmental campaigners have long argued that global carbon accounting ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
“It must be one of the top priorities to replenish soybean stocks from the current very low level,” Oil World said. “Soybean imports will have to be raised to a high level not only during the remainder of this season but also next season.
Richest Countries by GDP and the Poorest Country
Suite101.com - 12/6/2013 11:58:03 PM
Whilst this will have limitations it is a simple way to define the top 10 richest countries and the ... Canada 83.5; 21. Australia 80.8; 27. UK 75.3; 31. Japan 72.7; 70. Russia 29.8. The poorest country by this measure is Congo-Kinshasa and ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
Nauru tops a list of countries with the greatest percentage of overweight people, with an alarming 94.5% of its adult population (ages 15+) classified as such, based on the most recent estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Iran, India meet to discuss oil exports, payments
en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com - 12/10/2013 11:36:00 AM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian and Iranian officials are meeting this week to discuss how to unlock the first oil payments to Iran since the United States and other world powers eased sanctions last month in exchange for curbs to Tehran's nuclear programme.
Palm Imports by India Seen Surging as Reserves Replenished
Bloomberg - 12/5/2013 9:57:32 PM
Palm oil imports by India, the world’s biggest buyer ... “In view of bullish palm markets and lower crush of soybeans within the country, Indian palm refiners have imported more palm oil,” said Nagaraj Meda, managing director of TransGraph ...
US FDA proposes tough norms for food imports from India, other countries
Firstpost - 8/4/2013 9:21:28 AM
The regulations would require importers, from countries including India, to go through a screening process that ensures that food being imported has been produced in compliance with the processes and procedures required for the US FDA (Food and Drug ...
Russia Suspends Livestock Imports From EU Countries
en.ria.ru - 3/20/2012 11:20:12 PM
Russia imposed on Tuesday a temporary ban on imports of live swine and livestock from all EU countries due to the spread of two deadly animal viruses in Europe. Russia’s veterinary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said that despite the wide spread of the ...
Arab Grain Imports Rising Rapidly
sustainablog.org - 5/2/2012 6:11:30 PM
The Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa make up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet they take in more than 20 percent of the world’s grain exports. Imports to the region have jumped from 30 million tons of grain in 1990 to ...
Agri Dep't: PHL in talks with other countries to extend rice imports restriction
GMA Network - 8/31/2013 11:58:33 PM
An Agriculture official on Friday said the Philippines may know by October if the World Trade Organization will grant the country an extension of its quantitative restriction (QR) on rice imports until 2017. “We are hoping to conclude it in October but ...
Can Developed Countries Reduce Future Total World Carbon Emissions?
theenergycollective.com - 12/13/2012 11:53:07 PM
Can Developed Countries actually reduce future total World carbon emissions to mitigate climate change? To achieve the goal of mitigating future climate change or global warming impacts, researchers estimate that atmospheric carbon (dioxide equivalent ...