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 in biggest wheat import deals since 2010 as rains damage crop
IN - 3/31/2015 12:41:25 PM
Singapore/New Delhi: India has bought up to 80,000 tonnes of Australian wheat in recent deals, three trade sources said on Tuesday, the biggest such imports by the country in five years as unseasonal rains damage the crop at home.Purchases by the world's ...
One of the Poorest Countries in the World Is About to Burn $7.6M Worth of Ivory
Motherboard - 3/30/2015 8:13:34 PM
For developing countries like Malawi, which is one of the p oorest nations in the world, the best way to keep ivory from ... Though the government of China announced this year it would ban all ivory imports for a one-year period, WCS has called ...
Arab countries import Brazilian products worth $13.40bn in 2014 – Spacecraft and aircraft imports surge biggest at 7,231%
Kuwait Times - 3/23/2015 7:10:17 PM
According to the most recent figures released by the Arab- Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, the total value of products imported to the Arab World from the South American country touched ... a surge of 9.96 per cent in imports of products from Brazil to ...
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... The Prime Minister said India, with one-sixth of the world's population, should shoulder ...
How to Profit from the Best MSCI Emerging Markets Index Countries
NASDAQ - 3/30/2015 5:40:16 AM
Here's the best way to invest in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index countries to get a piece of the world's best growth opportunities ... One of the country's largest imports is oil and gas, so India stands to gain from the current low energy prices.
Make India energy sufficient, cut imports: PM Modi
Post - 3/27/2015 12:24:41 PM
New Delhi: Pitching for an energy sufficient India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country should cut oil imports by 10 percent by 2022 ... Also Read: DBT scheme for LPG subsidy biggest in the world: Pranab Mukherjee Since the government ...
Finance minister Arun Jaitley pitches for overseas asset acquisition to cut energy imports
Economic Times - 3/28/2015 3:55:15 AM
That part of the world is now becoming costlier ... is focusing on "quick and effective decision making", as the country needs huge amount of investments. Need to cut dependence on energy imports Speaking at Urja Sangam, an international energy summit ...
Syria taps world wheat market as stocks run down
Reuters - 3/30/2015 2:37:08 PM
Weeks after Syria said it had no need for wheat imports, the government plans to import 150,000 tonnes and has introduced ways to conserve grain stocks in signs of the growing strain on food supplies from conflict in the country. Despite millions of ...
Guiyang event to decide future of World Cross-Country
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 3/27/2015 8:57:05 AM
However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan ... At their council meeting in Berlin, the IAAF ruled that the World Cross-Country Championships will now be held once every two years rather than annually.
BIR releases Non-Ferrous World Mirror-March 2015
Shanghai Metals Market - 3/31/2015 4:06:01 AM
BRUSSELS (Scrap Monster): The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has released the Non-Ferrous World Mirror ... import volumes by the country dropped 16% in January this year when compared with the previous month. The scrap imports in 2014 had plunged ...
What future for world cross country after Guiyang meeting?
Xinhua News Agency - 3/26/2015 9:58:32 PM
"The World Cross Country championships have become not only an African ... However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan, Eritreans or Ethiopia. But the emergence of Uganda, U.S and China, especially in youth ...
First world's discarded medical devices flood Indian markets
Times of India - 3/26/2015 1:34:28 AM
Indian manufacturers blame poorly-controlled Chinese companies for exporting low-priced equipment of questionable quality to this country. "CT and MRI scanners ... The segment in India is worth over Rs 35,000 crore."Imports account for Rs 27,000 crore ...
Iran plans to raise steel production by 55mln tons
customstoday.com.pk - 3/30/2015 9:15:00 AM
Steel output by Iran totaled 16.33 million tons in 2014, securing the country’s place ... Iran compared with the outside world. According to Iranian entrepreneurs, the sector is generating little value-added while imports are more viable.
Manchester United – The Imports: Argentina – Past, Present and Future
MUFC Latest - 3/31/2015 8:38:02 AM
In the second article of The Imports we will be looking at how players ... as yet there are no official affiliate clubs hailing from that corner of the world. But with the signings from the country over recent times, many are speculating that United ...
Six American Companies Sell The World Most Of Its Weapons
AFKinside - 3/29/2015 3:54:04 AM
Africa, which has experienced some of the world’s most impressive economic growth over the past decade, saw arms imports increase 45 percent over the past five years. Part of this is due to windfall revenues earned by oil-producing countries ...