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
China’s LNG imports continue to rise
lngworldnews.com - 3/23/2017 1:04:26 PM
China, world’s largest energy consumer and the third-biggest ... according to the General Administration of Customs data. The country’s imports rose to 3.44 million mt in January, the second-highest monthly import level, behind a record 3.73 million ...
JBS suspends Brazil beef output amid import bans
agcanada.com - 3/24/2017 12:17:19 AM
JBS and BRF SA, the world’s largest poultry exporter, are among dozens of firms targeted in the meatpacking industry investigation by Brazil’s Federal Police. Both companies have denied any wrongdoing. Egypt became the latest country to halt imports of ...
CME: Key Countries Suspend Brazilian Meat Imports Due to Scandal
hoyentv.com - 3/23/2017 9:54:09 PM
China's decision to halt imports of Brazil's meat until the authorities ... its stores removed Brazilian beef on Monday from two of the country's top meat exporters. Brazil, recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health for doing a good job ...
World's top LNG buyers form alliance to push for flexible contracts
Reuters - 3/23/2017 12:00:01 PM
Under Thursday's agreement, the buyers aim to extract concessions from producers that would give them supply flexibility, such as having the right to re-sell imports ... world. Attempts to create an OPEC-style body through the Gas Exporting Countries ...
Latin American imports of Chinese steel surged 35% in January
scrapmonster.com - 3/23/2017 4:29:02 AM
As per data, China exported 7.2 million tonnes of finished steel and steel-derivative products to the entire world during the first month of the current year. Out of this 882,000 tons were shipped to Latin American countries. Imports of finished steel ...
Global Gas Market Riven by Glut Gets a Willing Buyer in Thailand
Bloomberg - 3/23/2017 7:49:28 AM
Thailand is one of the countries that can bring in more LNG ... signed a contract in 2012 to import 2 million tons a year from Qatar, the largest exporter in the world. It signed three other contracts in the past year with BP Plc, Royal Dutch Shell ...
China can’t save the world economy
The Hindu Business Line - 3/21/2017 11:58:13 PM
President Xi Xinping’s recent defence of free trade and globalisation at the World Economic ... It has resisted imports through the use of all kinds of tariff and non-tariff barriers. That may explain its huge trade surplus with countries such as the ...
Brazil assures WTO members of food safety standards, as more countries ban meat imports
Information Agra - 3/23/2017 6:33:43 PM
The assurance comes asBrazil’s agriculture minister Blairo Maggi told reporters that authorities aretracking up to 5,000 containers of meat en route to countries around the world. We now require all subscribers to register with us the first time they log ...
Brazil's tainted-meat scandal leaves the world hungry for chicken
Hutchinson News - 3/23/2017 6:48:02 PM
With nations including South Korea placing limits on American imports, the world could be left hungry for chicken if competitors can't fill the void. "It's hard to say which country could fully replace a giant as Brazil in the world chicken market with the ...
Imports of coal ash on rise as US shifts from coal power
MLive - 3/23/2017 5:00:39 PM
"Why in the world would we be importing it from other states and countries?" Michigan's biggest electric provider ... form after decades underground or underwater. That makes foreign imports economically viable. Nationally, there are more than 1,100 ...
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 ...
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.
Ethiopia and Gulf Countries Trade Relations Flourishing
AllAfrica - 3/23/2017 10:55:35 AM
countries are importing 90 percent of food products. Qatar topped the GCC independence on foreign imports at 97 percent, followed by Bahrain at 92 percent, Kuwait 91 percent and the UAE and Oman at 89 percent each, World Bank's report indicated.
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
Macao suspends import application of frozen meat from Brazil
The Oak Ridge Observer - 3/24/2017 12:10:09 AM
"That imports make up only 14% of chicken consumed in South Africa ... producers send their products practically directly from the packing plants to the importing countries. The USDA concluded that Brazilian beef shipped to the United States had to be ...