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
Poultry imports from three countries banned
Gulf News - 11/20/2014 3:52:34 PM
It is based on reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE ... However, heat-treated bird meat imports from the three countries were exempted from the new import rule The ban was imposed as part of the ministry’s strategic goal of ...
UAE bans bird imports from 3 countries
Emirates247 - 11/20/2014 2:48:08 PM
It is based on reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE ... However, heat-treated bird meat imports from the three countries were exempted from the new import rule The ban was imposed as part of the ministry's strategic goal of protecting ...
Turkey’s spinning mills slam gov’t probe of US cotton dumping
Today's Zaman - 11/27/2014 3:58:35 PM
Turkey's textile industry is pressing the country's government ... News of the probe into US fiber imports a month ago has brought buying by Turkish mills almost to a standstill, escalating fears in the United States, the world's top exporter, about ...
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel highlighted by World Energy Council
Cyprus Mail - 11/24/2014 11:30:07 AM
Cyprus’ heavy reliance on fuel imports is highlighted in the latest report by the World Energy Council. In a report released by World Energy Council, Cyprus ranks 63 out of 129 countries in terms of balancing what is termed the ‘energy trilemma ...
Research and Markets: Global Carbon Black World Data Book 2014 with Quarterly Updates
Business Wire - 11/27/2014 7:23:11 AM
Subscription to the Carbon Black World Data Book 2014 includes three quarterly ... Carbon black imports by source and exports by destination for 51 countries; - Monthly imports and exports for major countries for 2012 and 2013 (spreadsheet only); - A ...
China October sugar imports drop 41 per cent on year: Customs
Economic Times - 11/21/2014 7:37:27 AM
The world's No. 2 sugar consumer ... sugar owing to a record crop in the country opened up attractive opportunities for Chinese importers, boosting October arrivals, said Zhan Xiao, analyst at Xinhu Futures. Imports will remain strong to the end of the ...
Why Countries Wage Currency Wars
bloombergview.com - 11/23/2014 5:57:51 PM
What we’re seeing around the world is intense -- and in some cases ... for five years -- governments feel tremendous pressure to increase exports and reduce imports to restore growth. Often that means lowering the value of the currency so that products ...
Why countries are cheapening their currencies
Live Mint - 11/24/2014 4:20:37 AM
What we’re seeing around the world is intense—and in some cases ... for five years—governments feel tremendous pressure to increase exports and reduce imports to restore growth. Often that means lowering the value of the currency so that products ...
Macedonia bans poultry imports from European countries due to bird flu
Brunei Direct - 11/18/2014 7:05:13 AM
SKOPJE, Nov.17 (Xinhua)-- Macedonian authorities have introduced a temporary ban on all poultry and egg imports from the Netherlands, Germany and Great Britain on Monday after the reports that bird flu cases are registered in these European countries.
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest oil ... hasn't commented publicly on the imports. Calls to PDVSA seeking ...
Food imports by Gulf countries to touch USD53bn in 2020
Zawya - 8/6/2014 7:14:02 AM
Muscat - The value of food imports by Gulf Cooperation Council ... 50 per cent of its imported food products to other GCC countries, Russia, India, Pakistan and East Africa. One of the world's biggest re-exporters of goods such as coffee, tea, sugar ...
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 ...
Palm Oil Prices Seen Supported by Oil World on Imports
Bloomberg - 9/30/2014 1:25:27 PM
Palm oil demand in Iran may decline amid a potential government policy limiting purchase to a maximum of 30 percent of the country’s total imports of vegetable oils, Oil World said. Imports totaled 600,000 to 700,000 tons in the 2013-14 season that ends ...
Over half the world's population could rely on food imports by 2050 – study
theguardian.com - 5/6/2013 11:54:08 PM
This equates to 16% of the world's population depending on food imported from other countries. The countries with the most reliance on imports were found in North Africa, the Middle East and Central America, with over half the population depending on ...