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
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:11:26 PM
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders. New technologies help minimize import paperwork and make trade processes more efficient in developed countries. Import and export trade ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries begin to import more
eia.gov - 8/24/2016 12:06:52 PM
Japan, South Korea, and China are the three largest importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d ...
Countries by Imports
vividmaps.com - 8/22/2016 5:35:32 AM
An import in the receiving country is an export from the sending country ... Looking for any product around the world to import and sell. 2. Looking for foreign sourcing to get their products at the cheapest price. 3. Using foreign sourcing as part ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries import more
theamericanenergynews.com - 8/24/2016 3:55:56 PM
in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, a 5% (0.9 Bcf/d) decline ...
Asian countries remain top LNG importers
Tank Storage Magazine - 8/24/2016 4:53:12 PM
Japan, South Korea and China are the three largest importers of LNG in the world, and they accounted for more than half of the global LNG imports in 2015. According to the EIA, combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per ...
World economy still sputtering, trade figures show
Market Watch - 8/24/2016 2:41:22 AM
according to the CPB World Trade Monitor produced by the Netherlands. Weaker trade patterns reflect fresh economic struggles in various countries and less demand among consumers, the main drivers of growth. Import volume fell the most in the Euro area (-1 ...
China oil giants unmoved by bull rally after worst earnings
worldoil.com - 8/25/2016 1:10:06 PM
High production costs, aging fields and low prices have resulted in a decline in China’s domestic crude output, helping drive imports by the world’s second-biggest consumer to a record. The country’s crude production in July tumbled to the lowest ...
Biological invasions threaten developing countries
Science Codex - 8/24/2016 12:32:31 AM
Invasions from alien species such as Japanese Knotweed and grey squirrels threaten the economies and livelihoods of residents of some of the world's poorest nations ... Increasing globalization, especially imports of pets and plants, has have caused ...
How African countries can break the cycle of debt dependency
mgafrica.com - 8/24/2016 2:44:21 PM
75% of the world’s ten poorest countries are in sub-Saharan Africa although the continent ... This partly occurs when investors are allowed duty-free imports on capital equipment. The immediate effect is that it denies governments much needed tax revenue ...
IFAD frowns at $35b Africa’s annual food import bill
World Stage - 8/25/2016 11:15:34 AM
"If even a portion of the money used for food imports was spent on creating jobs in rural ... that invests in agriculture and rural development in developing countries around the world.
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.
5 things you need to know about the world's fastest growing smartphone market
Mashable - 8/24/2016 9:15:04 AM
The world’s fastest growing smartphone market has over 60 phone companies fighting with each other for the attention of country’s 1.3 billion people ... Apple's plans to import refurbished iPhones in India might have hit the wall but the government ...
Exclusive: Venezuela's oil imports slump on payment woes, economic meltdown
Win 98.5 - 8/25/2016 2:33:01 AM
Despite having the world's largest crude reserves ... in domestic demand for gasoline and diesel, reported by the country's fuel retailers, has partially mitigated the need for imports. In 2016, PDVSA's base of suppliers has fallen to 13 from 19 in ...
Ahead of Ban on Used Clothing Imports, Tanzania Trains Youths to Sew
Ecouterre - 8/25/2016 9:09:42 PM
The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes. In a column for the Guardian, Brooks warned that that merely “turning off” the supply of secondhand clothing won’t result in a local manufacturing boom. “The proposed ban on imports doesn ...