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
India to reduce energy imports by 10% in next 6-7 years
thedollarbusiness.com - 11/27/2015 11:23:11 AM
Citing the World Energy Report 2015, the Petroleum Minister said that developing Asian countries, including China and India, account for almost 50% of rise in global gas demand and 75% of the increase in LNG imports. The report also projects that India’s ...
South Korea bans imports of French poultry
The Rakyat Post - 11/27/2015 7:48:26 AM
South Korea has imposed a ban on imports of French poultry and live birds after the European country reported a bird flu outbreak. The move, announced by South Korea’s agriculture ministry yesterday, came after the European Commission confirmed that ...
Putin says US knew flight path of Russian bomber shot down by Turkey
FOX News - 11/27/2015 8:52:52 AM
Putin said the Ankara government had "thoughtlessly and rudely" destroyed friendly ties between the two countries, and issued a warning ... the confiscation of large quantities of Turkish food imports. On Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ...
IEA sees India's oil imports rising despite plans to up domestic output
Economic Times - 11/27/2015 9:14:20 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... and meet a target to halve imports in 15 years.
Russia seeks economic revenge against Turkey over jet downing; tourism, food imports hit by row
Daily News and Analysis - 11/27/2015 2:33:28 AM
World leaders have urged both sides to avoid escalation ... Moscow banned most Western food imports in 2014 when Western countries imposed sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, leading to supply disruptions as retailers had to find ...
Oil imports rising despite plans to up domestic output: IEA
Money Control - 11/27/2015 10:47:24 AM
"India is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the next 25 years, underlining its ever-greater influence in Asia and on the world stage," the ... leading to more imports as economic growth picks up speed.
China and India drive recent changes in world coal trade
Today's Energy Solutions - 11/24/2015 11:58:22 PM
Nearly all of the 47% growth in total world coal trade between 2008 and 2013 was driven by rising coal import demands by countries in Asia, specifically China and India. Coal trade in the rest of the world declined over the same period. However ...
Ban on cattle, meat imports from France lifted
Dawn - 11/26/2015 2:06:02 AM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted the ban on import of live cattle and bovine meat from 41 countries, including France, declared ‘negligible risk’ by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Minister for National Food Security and Research ...
World beef trade: Increasing imports
Farm Talk Newspaper - 11/17/2015 9:04:43 AM
Beef imports among major world importing countries are expected to increase in 2016 year over year but will remain slightly lower than 2014 record levels. The U.S. is the largest beef producing and consuming country and often the largest importer of beef.
Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
Times of India - 11/26/2015 8:14:05 PM
Since the plane was shot down Tuesday in disputed circumstances on the Syria-Turkey border, Russia has already restricted tourism, left Turkish trucks stranded at the border and announced the confiscation of large quantities of Turkish food imports.
Indian apple state imports NZ rootstocks
Fresh Fruit Portal - 11/26/2015 5:55:06 AM
The major apple-growing region of Himachal Pradesh has already begun to import the rootstock from the island ... New Zealand was one of the most productive apple-growing countries in the world. His comment was made after a meeting on Wednesday with ...
India’s gold imports may cross over 1,000 tons in 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 11/27/2015 6:51:10 AM
The world’s second-biggest gold consumer had imported ... Gold is the second-largest import item for India after petroleum. Higher gold import bill adversely affects the country’s current account deficit.
Russia, Five Other Countries Non-Compliant with Anti-Doping Code
gosporttimes.com - 11/27/2015 1:14:44 AM
1500m runner Kristina Ugarova and 800m runner Tatyana Myazina were among the five athletes recommended for life bans in a World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada ... to keep attackers out of its cities. Several countries, including Germany, Spain and Italy have ...