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
Why African countries banning imports of fruit and veg is a blunt tool
Biz Community - 3/22/2017 1:48:34 PM
Is banning imports a good way to boost the local agricultural ... international player when it can trade effectively with itself. It’s like the world of football. Those countries that don’t have strong regional leagues tend to shine in the first ...
China's trading partners alarmed by food import controls
San Francisco Gate - 3/20/2017 12:14:54 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's trading partners are bringing the top U.N. food standards official to Beijing in a last-ditch attempt to persuade regulators to scale back plans to require intensive inspections of food imports — including such low-risk items as ...
India And Japan Spar At The WTO Over Cheap Steel Imports
Seeking Alpha - 3/21/2017 7:16:03 AM
In the ongoing dispute between Japan and India over cheap steel imports, Japan has requested that the World Trade Organization set up a ... in coils to counter a surge in imports from several countries, including Japan. India's stand has been that such ...
Scandal roils Brazil meat sector; China, EU, South Korea suspend imports
Yahoo Finance - 3/20/2017 9:21:55 PM
SAO PAULO/BEIJING (Reuters) - Fallout from a meatpacking industry scandal in Brazil, the world's biggest exporter of beef and poultry, widened on Monday as China, the EU, South Korea and Chile curtailed meat imports from the country after inspectors were ...
Japan’s February LNG imports climb almost 5 pct
lngworldnews.com - 3/22/2017 9:30:52 AM
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports into Japan, the world’s largest buyer of the chilled fuel ... This is the second straight month that Japan boosted its LNG imports as in January the country’s demand for the chilled fuel for power generation ...
Hong Kong import ban deals Brazil meat industry big blow
worldbulletin.net - 3/22/2017 7:14:52 AM
... has heavily relied on Brazilian imports since banning US and European Union food imports, said it wanted clarifications from Brazil. "We expect more than 30 countries to question Brazil about this issue," Brazilian Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi ...
China, EU cut imports of Brazil meat amid scandal
Reuters - 3/20/2017 10:54:58 PM
SAO PAULO/BEIJING China and the European Union curtailed meat imports from Brazil on Monday after police, in an anti-corruption probe criticized by the government as alarmist, accused inspectors in the world's biggest ... come as the country is still ...
World bank disburses another $1 billion loan to Egypt
Reuters - 3/21/2017 7:44:41 AM
Egypt has been negotiating billions of dollars in aid from various lenders to help revive an economy hit by political upheaval since a 2011 revolt and to ease a dollar shortage that has crippled imports ... Dr. Asad Alam, World Bank Country Director ...
Brazil's rotten meat scandal prompts major import bans
Al JAZEERA - 3/20/2017 8:17:29 PM
Crisis deepens in world's biggest beef and poultry-exporting nation as China and EU react to health certificate scandal. Brazilian meat is exported to more than 150 countries [Eraldo Peres/AP] China has suspended meat imports from Brazil over its rotten ...
S Africa suspends Brazil meat imports related to scandal
New Zealand Herald - 3/22/2017 6:49:13 PM
SAO PAULO (AP) " South Africa is partially suspending imports of Brazilian meat, the latest country to do so in the wake of an inspection scandal. Brazilian investigators charge that health inspectors in the South American country were bribed to overlook ...
DP World optimistic on emerging markets, unconcerned by Trump
hellenicshippingnews.com - 3/21/2017 10:36:29 AM
Trump has pulled the United States out of a 12-nation trade pact that includes many Latin American countries, has said he will renegotiate a multilateral trade deal with Mexico and Canada and threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese imports. DP World ...
Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports
FOX News - 3/21/2017 4:55:52 PM
Brazil was the world's largest producer of beef and veal in 2016 and one of the top exporters, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture. The country is also a major exporter of chicken and pork products. On Monday, sanitation officials were out in force ...
Kenya: Where The Country Lies in World's Most Indebted Countries Index
AllAfrica - 3/22/2017 7:14:52 AM
Kenya risks not getting return on infrastructure investments - WB The expected decline is on account of lower imports of oil products and ... But how does Kenya's public debt compare with other countries? The World Economic Forum ranks Kenya at number ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 3/15/2017 11:58:10 PM
International trade contributes significantly to the growth and development of economies around the world. International trade can ... of export of goods to the global market and import of goods into the country. There are three major indicators of ...