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
Poultry imports from three countries banned
Gulf News - 11/20/2014 3:52:34 PM
It is based on reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE ... However, heat-treated bird meat imports from the three countries were exempted from the new import rule The ban was imposed as part of the ministry’s strategic goal of ...
India may review gold policy after surge in imports: Reports
Hindustan Times - 11/13/2014 10:53:04 AM
October shipments into India, the world's No.2 gold consumer after China ... The October jump follows a 450% surge in September imports to $3.75 billion that weighed on the country's trade deficit, sparking fears that the government could tighten the ...
US oil imports from Opec at 30-year low
Financial Times - 11/24/2014 1:14:31 AM
The lower dependence on imports from the cartel, which pumps a third of the world’s crude, comes amid advances in ... The impact of the shale boom on Opec members has varied, with African countries such as Algeria and Libya being hit the hardest while ...
Why Government May Curb Gold Imports Soon
NDTV - 11/18/2014 12:41:40 PM
Rising gold shipments in the country seem to be the immediate trigger for import ... Importers have to export a fifth of all bullion imports. 3) Gold imports into India, the world's number two consumer behind China, surged nearly fourfold in October ...
Goyal: may stop thermal coal imports in 2-3 years
Reuters - 11/13/2014 3:50:43 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked Coal India, the world's largest miner of the fuel ... And some analysts were sceptical the country would be able to end imports soon. "India's reliance on imports is not going away anytime soon," said ...
Arab countries take a new direction for national food security
Eurek Alert - 11/19/2014 2:42:10 PM
The region is heavily dependent on food imports given its severely scarce natural resources ... is the global agricultural research center working with countries in the world's dry areas, supporting them for the sustainable productivity of their ...
India To Take Imminent Steps To Curb Gold Imports: Source
International Business Times - 11/18/2014 1:50:16 AM
Gold imports into India, the world's No. 2 gold consumer behind China ... Last Thursday, officials from the Reserve Bank of India and the finance ministry met to review the country's gold import policy, but no decision was taken.
Granite Imports Supply Granite Slabs for Kitchen Remodeling of 25-Year-Old Columbine Country Club Townhome
PR.com - 11/20/2014 7:24:20 AM
denver, CO, November 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Colorado-based granite distributor Granite Imports recently supplied the granite slabs for the kitchen remodeling of a 25-year-old home located in the Columbine Country ... around the world, giving them access ...
Macedonia bans poultry imports from European countries due to bird flu
Brunei Direct - 11/17/2014 11:12:47 PM
SKOPJE, Nov.17 (Xinhua)-- Macedonian authorities have introduced a temporary ban on all poultry and egg imports from the Netherlands, Germany and Great Britain on Monday after the reports that bird flu cases are registered in these European countries.
Saffron - The costliest spice on earth is always in hot demand
Economic Times - 11/24/2014 3:23:22 AM
The richest country in the world, the United States, loves it so much that even (clandestine) imports from Iran are okay. India's elite loves it, too, and it provides the most pleasing link between politically troubled Kashmir and the rest of the country.
Turkey leads world scrap metal imports by far
Today's Zaman - 7/6/2014 7:15:00 AM
Turkey imported 21 percent of the total scrap metal in the world in 2012 ... This indicates that developing countries experience a serious problem of productivity. Germany and Italy were able to reduce their scrap imports remarkably over the years.
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest oil ... hasn't commented publicly on the imports. Calls to PDVSA seeking ...
UK: Vegetable imports from few selected countries
FreshPlaza - 7/16/2014 11:56:38 AM
As regards the single countries, Spain is the main supplier with 16% which ... Source: ITC Trade Map The UK imports vegetables from only a few suppliers, mainly European, in fact 85% of imports come from the old continent. The main supplier is once again ...
Food imports by Gulf countries to touch USD53bn in 2020
Zawya - 8/6/2014 7:14:02 AM
Muscat - The value of food imports by Gulf Cooperation Council ... 50 per cent of its imported food products to other GCC countries, Russia, India, Pakistan and East Africa. One of the world's biggest re-exporters of goods such as coffee, tea, sugar ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...