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 ...
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg imports in apparent retaliation for sanctions
The Irish Times - 7/30/2014 5:23:38 PM
He said the move was part of a VPSS plan to consider restricting all or some fruit imports from the entire EU, announced with little fanfare on Monday while European countries were debating ... rights observed as a WTO [World Trade Organisation] member.”
Russia continues to restrict meat imports
Global Meat News - 7/30/2014 9:45:30 AM
The World Trade Organisation is trying to get Russia to an ... Since 21 July, Rosselkhoznadzor has significantly tightened the rules on meat imports from third countries that have been delivered in transit through the European Union (EU).
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 ...
Bank of Ghana reverses ban on direct dollar imports by local banks
Reuters - 7/29/2014 10:29:38 AM
The central bank in 2012 banned direct cash imports as part of efforts to streamline the West African country's foreign exchange system and it has since been the only source of dollars for local banks. The cedi currency of the world's second largest cocoa ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Germany Increase Coal Imports and Pollution, and The US Exports Has a Greater Share
topnews.ae - 7/28/2014 12:18:12 PM
The location for one of the most recent coal powered power station of Germany is on the banks of a canal that is hundred year old, which once upon a time shipped coal that was dug out from the Ruhr Valley and supplied to the world. Now sides have changed ...
Dependence on imports will deplete external reserves – Experts
Punch - 7/18/2014 9:05:27 PM
He said, “The economy’s heavy dependence on imports and fledging confidence in the national ... but ranked 147 out of 189 countries profiled in the World Bank’s latest ease of doing business report. The country’s ranking in the UNDP Human ...
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.
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 ...
'Restricting gold imports not the only long-term solution for managing CAD'
Economic Times - 7/31/2014 5:12:18 AM
supports the long-term solution to India's CAD problem and gold imports by developing domestic refining and manufacturing facilities in the country. According to him, this will reduce dependence on international suppliers since domestically refined world ...