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
Imports come from Switzerland
Resource Investor - 2/27/2015 6:05:42 PM
This accounts for 61% of the total gold imports by the country during the year. India’s net gold imports during 2014 had totaled 769tons, according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC). It must be noted that the country’s gold imports had ...
China plans to boost military budget by 10.1 percent in 2015
Washington Times - 3/5/2015 2:13:41 AM
The increase to about $145 billion in spending would mark the fifth year in a row of double-digit increases despite the country’s slowing economic ... 2.3 million-member People’s Liberation Army, the world’s largest standing military.
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Friday for its second film festival in seven years but the deeply conservative country has one major problem -- cinemas are banned. More
Natural rubber output to resume growth in 2015, China imports to drop -ANRPC
Yahoo Finance - 3/5/2015 2:42:19 AM
"Total world consumption didn't fall last year ... "China's growth has been moderating, which will have animpact on demand. Imports from other countries are expected togo up," Thomas said. (Editing by Joseph Radford)
Manila ports get a breather, imports up by 2.4%
9news.ph - 2/25/2015 7:45:18 AM
“Over the immediate term, the combination of strong world crude oil supply growth and weak global demand is expected to reduce imports via lower oil prices and possibly weaker demand for the country’s exports, thus tempering imports,” Balisacan sai
China to boost military budget by 10 percent
Kentucky.com - 3/5/2015 3:25:16 AM
The Pentagon and global arms bodies estimate actual spending may be anywhere from 40 to 50 percent more because the budget doesn’t include the costs of high-tech weapons imports ... People’s Liberation Army, the world’s largest standing military.
China Imposes Year-Long Ban On Ivory Imports To Reduce Demand In The Country
International Business Times - 2/27/2015 4:58:17 AM
An official from the agency said that ban is expected to reduce the demand for African tusks in a country that is the world’s largest ivory importer. “This action shows China's commitment to curbing the illegal ivory trade and to protecting ...
JETRO survey: Analysis of Japan-China Trade in 2014 (Based on imports of both countries)
jetro.go.jp - 2/25/2015 7:09:30 AM
JETRO has conducted the survey based on imports of both countries. This is because trade statistics are ... Among trade partners around the world, China continued to rank first in the value of Japan's total trade and imports, while in exports, it continued ...
CFIA says more countries restrict Canadian beef imports due to BSE
nanaimodailynews.com - 2/23/2015 2:42:51 PM
EDMONTON - More countries are restricting Canadian beef over concerns about mad cow disease. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency website says Peru, Belarus and Taiwan have imposed temporary restrictions on beef imports. Earlier this month, South Korea ...
Ivory Imports to Halt in China Ahead of Visit by Prince William
Guardian LV - 2/27/2015 2:06:29 AM
China will cease all ivory imports until February of 2016, according to the country’s State Forestry Administration ... Though, China still is the world’s number one market for poached ivory. According to the Convention on the International trade ...
More countries restricting Canadian beef imports over mad cow concerns
Canadian Manufacturing - 2/24/2015 1:01:27 PM
EDMONTON—More countries are restricting Canadian beef over concerns about mad cow disease. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website says Peru, Belarus and Taiwan have imposed temporary restrictions on beef imports. Earlier this month ...
Islamic countries project 5.4% annual GDP growth outperforming world average for the next five years
Business Intelligence Middle East - 3/5/2015 11:17:43 AM
Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for ... to present a new view of looking at investment opportunities across the OIC member countries (57 member mostly Muslim majority.) Focused on fast growing consumer driven ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...
World Bank sees Kenya's GDP growth at 6.0 pct in 2015
Yahoo News - 3/5/2015 6:38:32 AM
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya is due to become one of the fastest-growing economies in east Africa, with a growth forecast of 6.0 percent in 2015 and 6.6 percent in 2016, the World Bank ... been lagging that of imports, and urged the country to support the ...
African Wildlife Agency Lauds China's Ban On Ivory Imports
AllAfrica - 3/5/2015 9:23:11 AM
Nairobi — African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) on Saturday welcomed a move by Chinese government to impose a one-year ban on imports of African ivory carvings ... an outright ban on all ivory trade in the country. China's State Forestry Administration ...