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, 2014See also: Imports map
Greek citizens heading to the polls to decide fate of the debt-stricken country
New York Daily News - 7/4/2015 7:31:18 PM
As supermarket shelves and ATMs emptied, gas stations sold out of what fuel was left and nearly all imports ground to a halt, Greek citizens were preparing to decide the economic future of their country. Greeks head to the polls Sunday for a historic ...
The world’s most anti-Russia country? Canada, says Moscow lawmaker
Washington Post - 7/2/2015 7:55:09 PM
“The government of that country is trying to bolster its rather low profile ... Canada is already subject to the counter-sanctions through which Russia has banned the import of fresh produce, meat, fish and dairy products from it, the United States ...
New Zealand World Trade Organisation slows in first quarter of 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
The World Trade Organisation says the growth in both exports and imports in merchandise trade during the first ... In contrast, exports from developed countries fell by 0.5% in the same period, with US exports decelerating by 4.5%. Developing and emerging ...
World awaits Greek debt vote
CBS News - 7/4/2015 5:55:15 AM
We've had the lingering risk that Greece becomes the first country to exit the eurozone ... Businesses are reporting they are unable to process imports or exports, with days of inventory left to fuel production. Shutdowns loom. The polling is evenly ...
China's slowdown is bad news for the world's big industrial exporters
The Business Insider - 7/3/2015 2:03:12 PM
According to economists at UBS, not only will it impact the countries where the goods are coming from, but individual industries will also be hit harder than others. China's flow of imports increased by only 0.7% in 2014. This represents the lowest growth ...
The Furniture Industry In The Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar
The Street - 6/25/2015 4:21:33 PM
and by country/area world comparisons of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios, placing all the statistics in a broader context. more than 200 short profiles of manufacturers and distributors operating in the country and a competitive ...
FAO: High prices to slow world seafood trade growth
undercurrentnews - 7/3/2015 8:05:18 AM
China will account for over 21% of world exports, and Vietnam and Norway for 8% each, said FAO. Developed countries will continue to be dependent on imports to satisfy their demand of fish and fishery products, due to their rather stable fishery production.
Britain’s obesity epidemic fuelled by sheer abundance of food
Daily Telegraph - 7/1/2015 5:37:20 AM
The study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organisation found ... The individual calorie counts of countries are worked out by monitoring food production, exports and imports. They found that the increases were far in excess of what was ...
Iran Projects Oil Exports to Almost Double After Sanctions Lifted -- Official
Wall Street Journal - 7/5/2015 12:27:47 PM
This is how the whole country ... fourth in the world and its production capacity stands at about four million barrels a day—making it the second-biggest producer in OPEC if its output were unrestricted. EU sanctions in 2012 banned the import of Iranian ...
EU rapeseed crop hit by dry weather, raising import needs
Reuters - 7/1/2015 12:32:31 PM
"Dryness and insect damage have reduced rapeseed harvest prospects in some countries including Germany," Oil World executive director Thomas Mielke said. "The reduced crop will raise EU rapeseed import requirements in the coming year but these may be ...
US tells China its legal imports of ivory offer loophole for black market
theguardian.com - 7/2/2015 11:58:32 PM
China, the world’s biggest consumer of elephant tusks, said in February it would ban the import of African ivory carvings for one year, but conservationists say the country’s growing appetite for the contraband imports has fuelled a surge in poaching ...
From Lamborghini to Toyota, these are the cars driven by the world’s elite
biznews.com - 7/3/2015 7:43:49 AM
Presidents, members of the world’s royal families and even the police in certain countries have some of the world’s ... as local manufacturers are preferred over imports. Even if it means driving a Toyota. Good on you Mr Japanese King.
China announces they will be setting new gold price by end of year
Pakistan Defence - 7/3/2015 10:35:37 AM
This is because the rest of the world pays for its trade (exports and imports) in dollars ... is used way more than the actual trade done by the United States. If other countries such as China start to use the RMB for trade, then RMB will increase its ...
World faces ‘bloodless’ cyber war threat: Modi
Ahmedabad Mirror - 7/1/2015 2:27:03 PM
The PM noted that India has huge capabilities in the field of IT and promised to encourage manufacturing within the country of electronic goods, which account for second largest imports after petroleum ... are hovering over the world.
World faces 'bloodless' cyber war threat: PM
India TV - 7/1/2015 2:05:35 PM
The Prime Minister noted that India has huge capabilities in the field of IT and promised to encourage manufacturing within the country of electronic goods, which account for second largest imports after ... are hovering over the world.