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
German recovery on track as imports, exports rise in January
XIN MSN News - 3/11/2014 9:33:46 AM
Economic recovery in Germany appears to be on track as demand for German-made goods increased both at home and abroad, official trade data showed on Tuesday. After adjustment for seasonal blips, Germany exported goods worth 94.5 billion euros ($131 ...
WASDE: U.S. Grain Stocks Reduced on Higher Corn Exports
Ag Web - 3/10/2014 2:06:58 PM
COARSE GRAINS: Projected U.S. feed grain ending stocks for 2013/14 are reduced with higher corn exports and lower oats imports. Corn exports are projected 25 million bushels higher on stronger world imports and the rising pace of shipments in recent weeks.
German exports, imports surge at fastest pace in nearly two years
Irish Independent - 3/11/2014 6:27:39 AM
Imports jumped even more, by 4.1pc ... A breakdown of year-on-year data showed demand from European countries beyond the euro zone contributed most to the surge, up 9.1pc. But exports to the common currency bloc were also up on the year, by 3.2pc, and ...
Depreciation of currencies
Oman Observer 43 - 3/10/2014 3:40:01 PM
The currency rate may be determined according to the supply and demand forces or floating through pigging it to a certain currency (as it is the case with most Gulf currencies) or a number of currencies (as it is the case with the Kuwaiti Dinar).
India's trade: full list of exports, imports and partner countries
theguardian.com - 2/23/2013 3:51:02 AM
David Cameron has strongly expressed his want for a 'special relationship' with India and with the largest trade delegation ever to accompany a British prime minister to any country in the world ... 2012 - both exports and imports have trebled during ...
Asian countries lead in global arms imports, says Swedish peace institute
Deutsche Welle - 3/14/2011 10:03:00 AM
According to SIPRI, India leads the world in arms imports, followed by three other Asian countries. The global arms trade is on the rise India is the world's leading nation when it comes to arms imports by volume, according to the Stockholm International ...
Carbon cuts by developed countries cancelled out by imported goods
theguardian.com - 4/25/2011 7:14:29 PM
But once the carbon cost of imports have been added to each ... because the rich countries are not held accountable for effectively exporting emissions to the developing world." Environmental campaigners have long argued that global carbon accounting ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
China’s soybean imports, the world’s largest, may jump 17 percent in the next season as the country rebuilds stockpiles, Oil World said. China may import 68 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2013-14 marketing year that begins Aug. 1 ...
Canadian seafood imports targeted by U.S. environmental group
CBC - 1/8/2014 12:53:09 AM
A prominent U.S. environmental group is targeting seafood imports from countries that don't follow American fishing ... and our communities suffer because our prices are not up." If the rest of the world isn't required to meet similar requirements ...
Arab Grain Imports Rising Rapidly
sustainablog.org - 5/2/2012 6:11:30 PM
The Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa make up only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet they take in more than 20 percent of the world’s grain exports. Imports to the region have jumped from 30 million tons of grain in 1990 to ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
“The Western diet overwhelms, and many people are not genetically engineered to cope with this,” says Rigby. Countries Transformed This change in lifestyle is most evident in the South Pacific. On the list of “fattest ...
Global Limestone Industry
TheSacramento Bee - 3/10/2014 4:51:36 PM
NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Limestone in Thousand Tons. The report provides separate ...
China’s Gold Imports Jump as Country May Become Biggest User
Bloomberg - 5/8/2012 9:36:09 AM
Mainland China’s gold imports from Hong Kong surged more than sixfold in the first quarter, adding to signs that the country may displace India as the world’s largest consumer of the precious metal on an annual basis. Imports from Hong Kong ...
US urges countries to reduce Iran oil imports
Firstpost - 1/11/2012 11:59:05 PM
Washington: The United States has said it is encouraging countries to diversify away from Iranian oil. Notably, India and China are among the major consumers of Iranian oil. "We're certainly telling all of our partners around the world that we want to see ...
High duties keep food imports from poor countries out of Europe
Deutsche Welle - 3/3/2014 11:55:05 PM
Berlin's international Green Week fair is a showcase for agricultural produce from around the world. Yet few products from developing countries make it to the ... This measure ensures that most imports to the EU are raw products like coffee, cocoa or ...