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
West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports
malaysiasun.com - 12/6/2016 5:31:31 AM
"Their move is an example for countries around the world to follow. Air pollution is killing millions of people every year and we need to ensure that all countries urgently introduce cleaner fuels and vehicles to help reduce the shocking statistics."
India's steel imports plunged 37% in H1 FY '17
scrapmonster.com - 11/28/2016 5:05:12 AM
The steel imports by the country had totaled nearly 5.7 million tonnes during ... The latest data released by the World Steel Association shows that India produced 8.267 Million tonnes of crude steel during the month of October this year, significantly ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration ... examples of large-scale mega infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large are seen as transformational.
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 Includes the Paris Agreement, But Doesn’t Reach the Goal
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/6/2016 7:07:33 PM
The International Energy Agency released its latest World Energy Outlook on November 16 ... The graph shows the reduction of imports within each country in 2040 due to efficiency improvements, using renewable energy (biofuels), switching to electric ...
Why a strengthening dollar is bad for the world economy
The Economist online - 12/2/2016 11:58:38 PM
THE world’s most important currency ... of international commerce are rigged in other countries’ favour. A bigger deficit raises the chances that he act on his threats to impose steep tariffs on imports from China and Mexico in an attempt to bring ...
Dawn - 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
According to Global Wealth Report 2016 compiled by Credit Suisse Research Institute, India is the second most unequal country in the world with the top 1pc of ... The decline in merchandise imports is driven by weak business investment.
China is the big winner in Opec’s new world order
Live Mint - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
In 2013, Saudi Arabia and Angola together accounted for 33% of the country’s imports. The kingdom’s 11.8% import share ... crude left energy security at the mercy of foreign powers. A world in which Russia and Iran gain a little more market power ...
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.
Five African countries ban 'dirty fuels' from Europe
BBC - 12/6/2016 4:05:37 AM
Five countries in West Africa have decided to stop importing ... Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Cote d'Ivoire agreed on the import ban. The UN says the move will help more than 250 million people breathe safer and cleaner air. The sulphur particles ...
Largest Increases In Export To Import Ratios Since The Year 2000 By Country
worldatlas.com - 8/31/2016 11:54:23 PM
Oman ranks three places below Angola among the largest export economies in the world at the 57th position. Oman has a positive balance of trade with an export value of $49.9 billion and an import value of $31.1 billion as of 2014. The country’s export to ...
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 ...
India to Become World's Third Largest Solar Market via New Solar Power Plant
Nature World News - 11/30/2016 12:48:07 PM
The report says that by 2035, India's oil import will be up by 169 percent ... more than 675,000 jobs in the Indian solar industry." It will also make the country the world's third largest solar market next year, next to U.S. and China.
World’s top LNG importers must ally for ‘equitable’ deals: India
millenniumpost.in - 12/6/2016 6:03:08 PM
Also, weakening currencies have inflated import bills. After joining ranks with ... although it has acted mostly as a discussion group. Pradhan said the world needs even greater cooperation among countries on gas technologies such as shale and gas hydrates.
Nigeria’s Imports Drop on Renewed Drive to Encourage Local Production
This Day Live - 12/2/2016 5:10:36 PM
“There is no central bank in the world that allows a free-float of its currency ... for 17.9 per cent and 10.7 per cent of total exports. China was the country’s largest import destination, representing 27.2 per cent of total imports for the period.
Five African Countries Ban Europe’s ‘Dirty’ Fuel Imports
footprint2africa.com - 12/6/2016 8:01:50 AM
A September 2016 report by Public Eye, a Swiss non-governmental organization that fights against injustices globally, exposed how European trading companies exploit the weak regulatory standards in West African countries allowing the export of fuels with ...