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
India Gold Imports Seen Cooling In July
The Wall Street Journal - 7/28/2014 7:24:42 AM
Gold imports by India, the world’s No. 2 consumer ... spokesman of Bombay Bullion Association, the country’s leading gold industry body. According to government data, the value of gold imports rose by more than 60% in June month-on-month to $3.12 ...
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 ...
India Gold Imports Seen Cooling
Wall Street Journal - 7/25/2014 12:57:33 PM
NEW DELHI—Gold imports by India, the world's No. 2 consumer ... spokesman of Bombay Bullion Association, the country's leading gold industry body. According to government data, the value of gold imports rose by more than 60% in June month-on-month ...
Serbia faces steep energy import bill following floods
Power Engineering - 7/29/2014 9:39:31 AM
JP Elektroprivreda Srbije, the state-owned power producer, wanted to end power imports ... Union, World Bank and the United Nations, released at July 16 donor conference for flood-stricken Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Brussels. The country consumes ...
Pork Imports by Japan to Climb on Deadly Virus: Ministry
Bloomberg - 7/16/2014 6:55:59 AM
More pigs from Europe and Mexico could be heading to Japan, the world’s largest pork importer, as a hog virus outbreak is driving up domestic prices, according to the country’s Agriculture ... demand for cheaper imports, he said. Japan has discovered ...
May imports contract on sharp fall in oil purchases
interaksyon.com - 7/25/2014 6:59:38 AM
MANILA - Philippine imports contracted last May on the back of ... bolstering the country's balance of payments (BOP). A summary of the country's economic transactions with the rest of the world, the BOP registers a surplus whenever foreign exchange ...
Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says
South China Morning Post - 7/28/2014 7:56:19 PM
Food imports should be increased so the country can dedicate ... or delivering power to eastern coastal markets through long-distance cross-country grids. China is already the world's top importer of soybeans and has slowly introduced foreign corn into ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/24/2014 8:29:42 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
China Imports Record Amount of Iranian Crude
Wall Street Journal - 7/21/2014 8:37:26 AM
Washington offered a six-month waiver to institutions, however, if their countries could show they ... Rising Iranian imports mean more dependence on the Middle East for the world's second-largest economy. Although crude imports from Saudi Arabia fell ...
Beef imports forecast to double by 2018
China Daily Europe - 7/23/2014 11:29:51 PM
"The domestic beef industry is lagging behind all major beef-producing countries in terms of breeding ... "In other words, China will still need to rely on beef imports." China, the world's biggest meat consumer, became a huge beef importer in 2013 ...
Sugar imports not so sweet for Sadc producers
Fin24 - 7/22/2014 8:53:33 PM
Zimbabwe's Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha said at the Victoria Falls conference that the country's government had moved in to limit imports by imposing fines ... drop in the price of sugar on the world market. We are affected by the drift ...
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest ... Iraq and other oil producing countries in the Middle East. We can't keep all eggs in one basket," the official said. India imports more than 80 per cent of crude oil it processes.
Is Sweden really one of the world’s greenest countries?
Anchorage Daily News - 7/21/2014 11:53:41 PM
Not only was Sweden one of the first countries in the world to introduce a tax on carbon-dioxide emissions ... s garbage eventually ends up in landfills. Sweden actually imports garbage from other countries to burn and create renewable energy.
China condemns U.S. anti-dumping duties on solar imports
Reuters - 7/28/2014 12:51:00 AM
The move, which must still be confirmed, was the latest in a long-running solar industry trade spat between the world's two largest economies ... it will damage up and downstream industries in both countries." The U.S. arm of German solar manufacturer ...