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
Yucatecan Imports owner travels the world to find items to sell from 30 countries
Arizona News Zap - 4/20/2015 3:30:58 PM
One night Clay Poulson was lying in a hammock on a beach that he rented for $1 for the night in southern Mexico. He was drinking beer and eating fish and soaking up paradise when he thought, “Golly, I wonder if I could do this for a living?” This ...
World Palm Oil Industry
Market Watch - 4/20/2015 3:45:17 PM
World Historic Review for Palm Oil Consumption in Table 44: US Imports of Crude Palm Oil (2013): PercentageShare Breakdown of Value Imports by Country of Origin(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3 Table 45: US Exports of Palm Oil and its Fractions ...
Russian Global Trade Plummets as Economic Crisis Deepens
The Moscow Times - 4/21/2015 7:51:39 AM
Russia's trade turnover with the outside world plunged 30.1 percent year-on-year ... Butter imports fell 69 percent, and 60.6 percent less cheese entered the country. The only products to see imports rise were apples and oils, including palm oil and ...
China may cut oil imports from Nigeria over slow GDP growth
The Sun - 4/21/2015 1:10:47 AM
Baring any future change in its financial fortunes, Nigeria’s incoming administration may yet be confronted with more challenges delivering on its campaign promises from May 29, as China, the country’s largest crude oil buyer, may soon cut its imports ...
China's got bad news for the world's coal exporters
The Business Insider - 4/18/2015 7:43:53 PM
But in recent years, opportunistic foreign coal producers have also brought seaborne imports into the country, with Chinese traders snapping them up when the price is lower than domestic coal. In total, imported coal makes up about 200 million tonnes of ...
Countries Can't Devalue Their Way to Prosperity
Forex Street - 4/19/2015 11:31:45 PM
The U.S. dollar has strengthened, while many other leading world currencies have ... they have the potential to affect a country’s trade flows. A stronger currency can make exports more expensive overseas and imports cheaper domestically.
India intends to be world’s second largest steel producer by 2020
customstoday.com.pk - 4/17/2015 4:07:20 AM
Some imports did not conform to the country’s quality parameters ... A special address was presented by Mr Edwin Basson, Director General, World Steel Association. “In India, we are honored to have the largest steel producers as members,” he declared ...
World Planting And Fertilizing Machinery Industry
The Street - 4/20/2015 8:02:59 PM
GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-35Table 16: World Recent Past ... III-12Table 31: Canadian Imports of Planters, Transplanters andSeeders (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Importsby Country of Origin (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12Product ...
The world is their oyster
The National - 4/20/2015 8:31:37 PM
We have access to all sources around the world.” The company flies in tonnes of fruit and vegetables each week. It also handles a variety of dairy, poultry, meat and seafood products, importing 5,000 items from more than 50 countries. Some products ...
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Europe Dominates World Egg Trade
thepoultrysite.com - 4/17/2015 11:55:36 PM
World trade for hen eggs in shell almost doubled between 2000 and 2011. More than 90 per cent of this business revolved around European and Asian countries with Europe clearly the dominant region for both exports and imports. The Food and Agriculture ...
Russia imports fall by more than a third in first quarter
Greensboro News & Record - 4/7/2015 9:55:38 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's customs service says imports were down 35.6 percent in the first quarter of the year as international sanctions and the low value of the ruble isolate the country from global markets. The customs service says imports totaled $37.9 ...
USDA Livestock & Poultry: World Markets & Trade
thecattlesite.com - 4/17/2015 3:13:03 PM
Imports by a number of oil-reliant countries including Russia are reduced significantly on economic challenges such as declining oil revenues and weaker currencies. • U.S. production is revised up 2 percent to 11.1 million tons on higher cattle weights.
CME: Asian Demand Influencing World Meat Markets
The Pig Site - 4/20/2015 9:33:03 AM
One of the more interesting things to note in the latest USDA report is the decline in pork imports from smaller markets. While the top world pork buyers have increased their purchases, imports from smaller markets are projected to be down 18 per cent in ...
Japan offers to buy 107,743 tonnes food wheat via tender
Reuters - 4/21/2015 7:44:30 AM
Japan, the world's sixth-biggest wheat importer, keeps a tight grip on imports of the country's second most important staple after rice and buys the majority of the grain for milling via tenders typically issued three times a month. Details are as follows ...
Export from India decline by 21% in March
MENAFN - 4/20/2015 11:49:04 AM
Imports to India also declined by 13.4 per cent to USD ... and Creativity 'Mawhiba' and the Ministry of Education ranked 17th place among 30 participating countries ... Apr 20 2015 - Land Bill: Government faces a tough Opposition, KNN India (MENAFN ...