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
Venezuela Cuts Imports Amid Currency Shortage
Wall Street Journal - 10/14/2014 3:39:11 PM
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund both estimate that the economy will shrink by nearly 3% this year, more than any other country in Latin America. To be sure, consumption and imports typically drop during an economic contraction, but domestic ...
U.S. Shale Oil Market and New Shale Gas Countries Reviewed in 2014 Research Reports
Market Watch - 10/21/2014 10:58:52 AM
The world's country's currently imports 705.5 billion cubic metres by pipeline and 327.9 billion cubic metres by LNG tanker. According to BP, shale gas supplies are expected to meet 46% of the growth in gas demand and account for 21% of world gas ...
Country-of-Origin labeling again on the ropes
Ravalli Republic - 10/21/2014 10:08:45 AM
The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced its ruling on Oct. 20 regarding the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL ... the WTO said the labeling regulations discriminate against meat imports and favor the domestic meat products. However, the WTO ...
India to take Moscow route to channel oil payments to Tehran
Financial Express - 10/22/2014 1:03:32 AM
India oil refiners’ payments to Iran, which continue to be stymied by sanctions on Tehran despite interim leniency shown by the US and five other world powers to the Persian Gulf country ... Of India's total oil imports of 189 million tonnes (mt ...
World Trade Organization Attacks Commonsense Country of Origin Labels
foodandwaterwatch.org - 10/20/2014 3:24:54 PM
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL ... that the implementation of the COOL rules discouraged livestock imports from Canada and Mexico. “The WTO’s continued assault against ...
Cheese Exports to Canada Jeopardized by WTO Ruling on COOL
Ag Web - 10/20/2014 1:37:32 PM
The World Trade Organization’s ruling today that U.S. “Country of Origin Labeling” unfairly treats Canadian and Mexican beef imports could have implications for the dairy industry. Identified in the items for possible retaliation are cheeses that are ...
The Energy Collective - 10/17/2014 10:42:08 AM
Gary Hunt Gary is an Executive-in-Residence at Deloitte Investments with extensive experience in the energy & utility industries. More » Jesse Jenkins is a graduate student and researcher at MIT with expertise in energy technology, policy, and innovation ...
South Koreans Concerned Over Fukushima Radiation Found in Steel Imports: Reports
RIA Novosti - 10/15/2014 11:41:46 AM
the country's environmentalists warn. "A case in August, in which imports of scrap steel from Japan were found to contain radioactive material and sent back to Japan clearly shows we're exposed to a real risk," Park Jong-kwon, chairman of the Masan ...
Public Citizen : World Trade Organization Rules Against Popular U.S. Country-of-Origin Meat Labels on Which Consumers Rely
4 Traders - 10/20/2014 3:24:54 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today's ruling by a World Trade Organization ... then Mexico and Canada - the two countries that challenged the policy - likely would continue their case, even though cattle imports from Canada have increased since the 2013 strengthening ...
WTO Rules Against Country-of-Origin Labeling on Meat in U.S.
Food Safety News - 10/21/2014 3:06:25 AM
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in an ongoing dispute with the United States over country-of-origin labeling ... the labeling rules unfairly discriminate against meat imports and give the advantage to domestic ...
Qatar defense budget forecast to total US$6.4Bn by 2019
Live-PR - 10/21/2014 6:41:10 AM
Qatar also imports from Italy and France and efforts are set to ... The Qatari Ministry of Interior has overall responsibility for public security and law and order. The country has the world´s third largest natural gas reserve, which is the primary ...
Qatar and Honduras give green light to Canadian meat imports
Global Meat News - 10/21/2014 7:59:54 AM
Access to the Central American country was restricted in 2003 ... "Not only does Qatar have one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, Qatar imports more than 90% of its food requirements. The Canadian meat industry appreciates and welcomes ...
Furniture imports up another 10% in first half
Furniture Today - 10/21/2014 8:35:42 AM
High Point — Furniture imports grew 10% for the first six months of this year, a sign that consumers continue to seek price and value-driven goods from producers in Asia, Europe and other emerging markets around the world. According to figures from U.S ...
Why US crude imports dip and domestic production increases
Market Realist - 10/20/2014 4:36:29 PM
It will race ahead of countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia. Narrowing oil imports The EIA data revealed that for the ... The International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 world economic growth forecast.
Nigeria imports 80% of polymers — PIN
Punch - 10/18/2014 9:03:43 PM
innovations and resources in polymers from all over the world,” he added. The PIN boss who observed that many firms were dying in the country said this should not be the case. While making a comparism, he said India has over 500,000 plastic making firms ...