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
Switzerland accounts for 60% of India’s gold imports
Economic Times - 2/26/2015 4:26:40 PM
According to World Gold Council, gold imports into India last year were down 7% from 2013 figures when the country imported 825 tonnes of the yellow metal.
Less people in the country? Syria says it won't need to import wheat this year
Al Bawaba - 2/23/2015 3:47:16 PM
Hassan Safiyeh, the internal trade and consumer protection minister, also told Reuters that a credit line extended by Iran to its Syrian ally had been unaffected by the collapse in world oil prices and fuel imports ... the state in a country about mark ...
World Pipes and Pipe/Hose Fittings Industry
Gnomes National News Service - 2/25/2015 4:03:23 AM
Hard Rubber) for 2013: Percentage Share Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18 Table 99: US Imports of Tubes, Pipes and Hoses of Vulcanized Rubber (excl. Hard Rubber) for 2013: Percentage Share ...
Hong Kong exports recover
Resource Investor - 2/26/2015 5:23:56 PM
The country’s gold imports from Hong Kong had declined sharply in 2014 ... due to spike in jewellery demand in the country ahead of the Chinese New Year. As per World Gold Council (WGC) forecast, the Chinese gold demand is projected to surpass 1,350 ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
(MENAFN) According to figures released by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, the total value of products imported to the Arab World from Brazil touched ... 2013 up to USD227 million in 2014. The UAE imports from Brazil reached USD2.84 billion from ...
EU sugar reform 'could impoverish 200,000 in developing countries'
Oneworld - 2/23/2015 11:58:12 AM
World leaders will publically commit to the UN's Sustainable ... Crucially, they must involve sugar farmers in the process – and as a quarter of the EU’s sugar imports from these countries comes to the UK, DFID must play a lead role.
Iran vows to counter sanctions by cutting gas to Europe
worldbulletin.net - 2/19/2015 7:09:28 AM
Iran has the largest natural gas reserves in the world with more than 33 trillion cubic meters, according to 2014 BP Statistical Review, while it produced 167 billion cubic meters of gas in 2013. Turkey imports ... Iran and P5+1 countries, the U.S ...
More countries restricting Canadian beef imports over mad cow concerns
Canadian Manufacturing - 2/24/2015 1:01:27 PM
EDMONTON—More countries are restricting Canadian beef over concerns about mad cow disease. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website says Peru, Belarus and Taiwan have imposed temporary restrictions on beef imports. Earlier this month ...
Five reasons why Venezuela may be the world's worst economy
CNN Money - 2/20/2015 9:34:26 PM
Venezuela might be the world's worst economy ... There are food shortages at grocery stores across the country because the government can't pay to import food. Sugar, flour and other basic imports, account for 70% of Venezuela's consumer goods, according ...
Could Venezuela Become World’s Next Energy Giant?
Oil Price - 2/19/2015 10:40:02 PM
According to World Bank figures, oil exports account for 96 percent ... As things currently stand, the country imports 72 per cent of its oil requirements, with this figure set to rise to 88 per cent over the coming decades. Imports from the perennially ...
United States is the world’s leading producer of petroleum
Michigan State University - 2/23/2015 9:30:52 PM
Historical U.S. oil production As can be expected from increased domestic production, U.S. crude oil imports have decreased 35.5 percent in the past decade from 455,595 barrels in August 2006 to 293,644 barrels in July 2014. The top three countries we ...
INTERVIEW - Egypt aims to halt gas imports in 2020 - minister
en.aswatmasriya.com - 2/23/2015 9:38:02 PM
CAIRO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most ... per day to meet the country's electricity ...
Russia to produce all military gear at home by 2017 due to sanctions
Business Recorder - 2/23/2015 3:32:57 PM
CEO ABU DHABI: Sanctions imposed on Russia have had an impact on its defence industry, with the country planning to substitute all its current imports with home-made options by 2017, the chief executive of state-owned defence conglomerate Rostec said on ...
Embargo weapons ruled out for Libya; country needs government first: US, Britain
The Indian Express - 2/20/2015 4:37:57 AM
Two of the most powerful members of the UN Security Council are rejecting Libya’s call to lift a UN arms embargo so it can defend itself against the Islamic State group, saying Thursday that the chaotic country ... for weapons imports under an exemption ...
Hong Kong aims to get third runway ready by 2023 as demand soars
Today - 2/25/2015 10:15:37 AM
HONG KONG — Hong Kong, the world’s largest international air cargo airport ... terminal at Changi International Airport over the next decade, and as other countries gear up to tap growing travel demand from China and other parts of Asia.