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
Countries by Imports
vividmaps.com - 8/22/2016 5:35:32 AM
An import in the receiving country is an export from the sending country ... Looking for any product around the world to import and sell. 2. Looking for foreign sourcing to get their products at the cheapest price. 3. Using foreign sourcing as part ...
EIA: five Asian countries show slight increase in LNG imports
lngworldnews.com - 8/19/2016 12:34:16 PM
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the five countries imported only 0.2 billion cubic feet of LNG per day more compared to the January-June period. Declining imports in Japan and South Korea, the world’s two largest LNG importers ...
Rise in import of cheap electronics in Uganda could hamper economy
cctv-africa.com - 8/23/2016 9:01:56 AM
Uganda is trying to catch up with the rest of the world by fast-tracking technological innovation in the country. However, the downside is experts are warning that the rise in imports of cheap electronics is costing both the economy and the environment.
Wheat import: Food ministry waits for input on duty increase proposal
The Express Tribune - 8/22/2016 10:53:29 PM
“Therefore, it is seeking to push up the regulatory duty on imports by a further 20% to shield the local produce,” the ministry official added. Under the World Trade Organization (WTO) regime, a country cannot ban the import of any commodity and ...
CII favours short-term protection of steel industry
The Hindu - 8/23/2016 5:30:10 PM
A temporary protection of the Indian steel industry against cheap Chinese imports is acceptable but in the long run the country is cable enough of competing ... “India is not unique and everyone in the world is taking action. It is normal.
Pakistan Signs Deal On Its Second LNG Import Terminal
FORTUNE - 8/23/2016 6:45:56 AM
The South Asian country has been earmarked as an up-and-coming demand outlet for the oversupplied LNG market. Along with Egypt and Jordan, Pakistan was a newcomer to the LNG import market in 2015, helping drive up demand and absorb growing world supplies ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
S.Korea's Q2 crude oil imports, domestic oil consumption climb
Reuters - 8/17/2016 1:59:33 AM
The world's fifth-largest crude importer has continued to buy ... The energy ministry did not provide any outlook for the third quarter, but said it would release the country's oil imports, exports and consumption data every quarter.
Biological invasions threaten developing countries
scienmag.com - 8/23/2016 10:06:22 AM
Invasions from alien species such as Japanese Knotweed and grey squirrels threaten the economies and livelihoods of residents of some of the world's poorest nations ... Increasing globalization, especially imports of pets and plants, has have caused ...
Pyruvic acid market development and import/export consumption trend 2016 illuminated by new report
Whatech - 8/23/2016 10:20:41 AM
and the main country including United States, Germany, Japan and China. The Report deeply analysed the world's main region market conditions that including the product price, profit, capacity, production, capacity utilization, supply, demand and industry ...
Syria Becomes World War Powderkeg As China Joins Russian Alliance With Assad
mintpressnews.com - 8/20/2016 10:31:24 AM
Director Guan, speaking with Xinhua, noted historical ties between the two countries and highlighted the positive role China has played in seeking a resolution to the fighting in Syria. China depends on the Middle East for oil imports, but in the past has ...
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
Multipolar World Order: Economics Vs. Politics
zerohedge.com - 8/21/2016 9:47:15 AM
International tensions have in recent years often led to conflicts between nations, leaving countries to face complicated choices. The world is under constant change ... Iranian state in terms of profits from imports and exports, especially in the area ...
World Bank urges transparency over bond notes issue
New Zimbabwe - 8/21/2016 3:49:21 AM
World Bank country manager for Zimbabwe Camille Nuamah told Xinhua ... which monetary authorities have said will be backed by a US$200 million Africa-Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) facility. The notes have largely been opposed by many Zimbabweans who ...