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
World Worried About China’s Economic Slowdown
InSerbia - 5/1/2016 11:09:59 AM
China, which is the world’s second largest importer after the US ... Most countries do not devalue their currencies because such a move makes imports costlier. Countries, such as India, generally run a trade deficit. But with foreign exchange reserves ...
Italy iron ore imports fall 15% in 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 4/28/2016 12:03:39 PM
The imports from the country constituted nearly 17% of the total Italian imports ... in 2016 and is expected to rise to just under 1.4 billion tonnes by 2024. Also, World Bank in its quarterly report has predicted that iron ore prices are likely to ...
In bold move, US Steel launches campaign to stop China imports
The Spectrum - 5/1/2016 9:22:36 AM
... to impose minimum import price on certain steel items to ward off a surge in import of cheap Chinese products has now come to haunt the country at the World Trade Organisation, with a host of countries, including Japan, the EU, Korea, Australia and ...
Fonterra reports strong growth in dairy imports by China, other markets
Reuters - 4/27/2016 11:50:31 AM
Fonterra said on Thursday that its imports into China ... in the other major exporting countries, Fonterra added. Earlier this year, Fonterra lowered its forecast dairy payout to farmer shareholders, citing sluggish world demand. According to the U.S ...
The 2016 World Machine Tool Survey
Modern Machine Shop - 5/1/2016 4:00:29 AM
The 2016 World Machine Tool Survey reports on the level of investment ... For 2015, Gardner collected actual or estimated data on production, exports and imports from 26 countries, as it has in previous years. However, new to this year’s survey is ...
Nigeria imports $4.5b worth of steel yearly despite huge iron ore reserves
World Stage - 4/28/2016 4:04:02 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Despite Nigeria’s ranking in terms of iron ore reserves in the world, the import of processed steel ... modern KAM Industries Steel Melt Shop said, despite the country’s ranking in terms of iron ore reserves in the world ...
Immigration and Trade: It Is a Shrinking World – Deal with It
Townhall.com - 5/1/2016 12:00:05 PM
Having been all over the world and seen how people from all 196 countries managed to end up in faraway places ... Many others question whether these visas are being used to import cheaper foreign labor to fill American jobs. The Educational Cartel is ...
Imports crippling local industries – Mnangagwa
nehandaradio.com - 4/28/2016 5:15:37 AM
Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa Presenting the keynote address at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair’s International Business Conference in the city Wednesday, Mnangagwa acknowledged that the country has become dependent on imports from various ...
Nigeria Tasks African Countries on Trade Development
This Day Live - 4/29/2016 2:18:28 PM
While noting that transportation networks represent the economic arteries of countries and regions, he said the network of transport routes and facilities all over the world can be likened ... a percentage of the value of imports is only about 3 percent ...
Iran to halt gasoline imports as refinery comes online
Fuel Fix - 4/27/2016 1:52:12 PM
The country, the Persian Gulf’s biggest gasoline buyer before trade restrictions were imposed over its nuclear program, has been able to buy fuel since reaching an agreement with world powers in ... regional traders of an import market of about 50,000 ...
10% rise in China apparel prices would create 1.2 million jobs in India: World Bank report
The Indian Express - 4/28/2016 9:14:50 PM
“Rising costs of apparel manufacturing in China provide a window of opportunity for India to focus on apparel in productively employing its huge working-age population,” said Onno Ruhl, World Bank country director ... to the import of man-made fibres ...
Iran plans to stop gasoline imports once refinery finished
Gulf News - 4/29/2016 1:49:50 PM
The country, the Arabian Gulf’s biggest gasoline buyer before trade restrictions were imposed over its nuclear programme, has been able to buy fuel since reaching an agreement with world powers in ... regional traders of an import market of about 50,000 ...
EU to Start Surveying Steel Imports to Support Industry
Wall Street Journal - 4/29/2016 8:09:13 PM
“This decision also gives a clear signal to companies, including in exporting countries, that the Commission ... slapping tariffs different types of steel imports from China. Steel imports from China, the world’s largest steel producer, to the EU ...
Politicians the world over
sdjewishworld.com - 5/1/2016 6:16:29 AM
One can quarrel about all of the following— Western European countries have produced right wing parties, movements, or individual heroes urging stronger policies against the import of foreign cultures that threaten what are seen as essential national values.