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
A Country Catalyst for Silver ETFs
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 12/8/2016 8:31:05 PM
However, some silver market observers see the potential for some upside for the white metal courtesy of an interesting party: India, a country known ... curbing gold imports, culminating in a near-total ban in gold imports to the world’s greatest gold ...
January-October meat imports hit 509,380.12 MT
BusinessMirror. - 12/8/2016 3:16:07 PM
The country’s meat imports from January to October expanded 6.39 percent ... Local traders are allowed by the government to import meat products under the MAV scheme of the World Trade Organization. However, Jesus C. Cham, president of the Meat Importers ...
Five West African Countries Say NO to Further Import of Europe’s ‘Dirty Fuel’
Atlanta Black Star - 12/7/2016 11:31:13 PM
However, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Cote d’Ivoire have agreed on an import ban to address the issue ... to be a major contributor to air pollution and are ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the top global health risks.
The World's Top Oil Market Is Starting to Lose Its Sheen
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 3:59:04 PM
Asia’s biggest buyer also seen reining in private refiners One of the biggest engines soaking up the world’s oil is starting to sputter. Growth in crude imports by China ... commercial storage facilities. The country built up a total of about ...
Pakistan lifts ‘undeclared’ ban on Indian cotton imports
Hindustan Times - 12/8/2016 9:54:00 AM
“If implemented strictly, we will not be able to import cotton from any country in the world, let alone India, because no consignment is completely free from cotton seeds,” he said. Last year, Pakistan imported ginned cotton worth more than USD 800 ...
India Apr-Nov Steel imports down 40%
Commodity Online - 12/8/2016 10:58:25 AM
India's Steel imports declined by around 40% during the April ... 1.4% in July mainly due to increased output in top producing countries like China, Japan and India, according to World Steel Association data. The Aluminium demand of India is expected ...
Latin America Still Relies on Fertilizer Imports
www.dtnpf.com - 12/8/2016 1:28:45 PM
These nations produce little fertilizer domestically and must depend on imports. These leaves them at the mercy of world-wide events. Each country also has other issues that affect supply, demand and price of nutrients. In a presentation about the outlook ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration ... examples of large-scale mega infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large are seen as transformational.
Dawn - 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
According to Global Wealth Report 2016 compiled by Credit Suisse Research Institute, India is the second most unequal country in the world with the top 1pc of ... The decline in merchandise imports is driven by weak business investment.
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 Includes the Paris Agreement, But Doesn’t Reach the Goal
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/6/2016 7:07:33 PM
The International Energy Agency released its latest World Energy Outlook on November 16 ... The graph shows the reduction of imports within each country in 2040 due to efficiency improvements, using renewable energy (biofuels), switching to electric ...
Belize exports down by over $100 mil so far this year
Amandala - 12/7/2016 6:56:13 AM
Dec. 2, 2016–Belize continues to import far more merchandise than ... which has been attracting better prices on the world market. SIB Statistician, Tiffany Vasquez, reported this week on the country’s external trade position as of October 2016.
China's Power Over the US and the World
Bloger Her - 12/7/2016 6:52:03 PM
So what should we know about China's power over the US and the world? The US is the ... in making sure a growing number of countries have a lot to lose through China's direct and indirect control of exports and imports, direct investment and debt.
UPDATE 2-China Nov iron ore imports jump to 3rd highest month on record
Reuters - 12/8/2016 6:33:34 AM
Nov iron ore imports up 12 pct y/y, nearly 14 pct m/m * Imports ... when demand for rebar for use in construction typically slows. Steel mills in the world's top steelmaking country have also curbed output as surging costs of raw materials like coking ...
India Cuts Wheat Import Duty To 0% - Now To Cut All Other Tariffs To The Same Sensible Rate
Forbes - 12/8/2016 5:07:40 AM
India, the world’s second-biggest wheat producer, lowered its import tax on the grain to 10 percent from ... but the action available to increase the living standards in each country is in the hands of each government of each country.
China's exports, imports rise unexpectedly in November
Times of India - 12/8/2016 12:10:00 PM
That left the country with ... readings, the world's largest trading nation still looked set for another downbeat year. Exports in the first 11 months of the year fell 7.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, while imports dropped 6.2 percent.