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
South Korean LNG imports boosted by winter demand
lngworldnews.com - 1/17/2017 7:33:30 AM
South Korea, the world’s second-largest buyer of LNG, boosted its imports of the chilled fuel by 13.5 percent in December year-on-year, according to the customs data. The country imported 4.03 million mt of LNG in December, as compared to 3.55 million mt ...
Major countries release latest iron ore import, export statistics
hellenicshippingnews.com - 1/11/2017 3:40:13 PM
Major countries across the world have released iron ore trade data for the month ... steel making raw material to Turkey during the eleven-month period was Brazil. The imports from Brazil totaled 4.79 million tons, accounting for nearly 50% share of ...
WHY BRAZIL MUST OPEN ITS ECONOMY TO THE WORLD
plus55.com - 1/18/2017 5:47:56 PM
After all, the United States and China – the world’s two biggest trading juggernauts – are similar to Brazil in that respect. Nevertheless, it is intriguing to notice that Brazil imports and exports less (compared to the country’s GDP) than Cuba ...
China’s WTO Entry, 15 Years On
Council on Foreign Relations - 1/18/2017 10:27:06 PM
The WTO rules aren’t all that constraining in a country like China—thanks to state ... but I think the high tariff here — in a sector where China actually imports significant sums from the rest of the world — ought to get a bit more attention.
India shifts defenses against cheap steel imports
asia.nikkei.com - 1/18/2017 11:57:10 AM
Rising imports from countries with steel surpluses ... Four months later, Japan brought New Delhi's protectionist measures to the World Trade Organization. India says the measures are "100% WTO compliant," and claims it is confident of winning if the ...
INFLATION, WORLD PRICES VOLATILITY PUSH IMPORT BILL TO E5.3 BILLION
observer.org.sz - 1/13/2017 12:57:23 AM
INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 per cent, to edge at E5.3 billion in the second quarter of the preceding year. INFLATION and world food prices volatility has pushed the country’s import bill up 16 ...
Xi says world needs China, U.S. to have stable relationship
Reuters - 1/17/2017 8:16:27 AM
"The basic interests of the people of both countries and the world need China and the United States to work ... has rattled Beijing with threats to impose tariffs on Chinese imports and by questioning the United States' commitment to the "one China ...
Global Markets: Cotton – Export Sales Commitments Robust for Most Major Players
agfax.com - 1/18/2017 10:34:15 PM
With total 2016/17 world trade forecast to be similar to last year and ... U.S. commitments to Vietnam are nearly double last year’s level, while the country’s total imports are forecast up only 10 percent. Likewise, commitments to Indonesia have ...
Guess what Egypt, other countries are famous for?
egyptindependent.com - 1/13/2017 8:49:50 AM
which is considered the second highest percentage in the world after Qatar. While Saudi Arabia is the country that imports the most weapons in the world, as its purchases jumped by 50 percent last year, reaching US$9.3 billion, according to estimates.
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
IT WAS telling that Germany, a country with a phobia of rising prices ... To understand why, consider the three big drivers of inflation in the rich world: the price of imports, capacity pressures in the domestic economy and the public’s expectations.
These countries sell the world’s cheapest iPhones
Quartz - 1/16/2017 7:01:53 PM
If you live in Angola though, chances are you’ll get one cheaper than anywhere else in the world. This is according to the Technology ... Linio measured the cost of different iPhone models in 72 countries “without the cost of phone service, in all ...
World Cattle Imports By Country
beef2live.com - 12/30/2016 11:54:03 PM
World cattle imports were at 2.725 million head in 2016, up 72K head from 2015. Cattle imports in the United States were at 1.75 million head in 2016, down 234K head from 2015. Cattle imports in Egypt were at 300K head in 2016, up 180K from 2015.
Coal imports down 25% at 14 MT in December 2016
ET Auto.com - 1/16/2017 5:47:19 AM
The country had imported 19.15 million tonnes of ... Helped by a record coal production by the world's largest coal miner Coal India, India reduced its import bill of the dry fuel by more than Rs 28,000 crore in the last fiscal.
U.S. tax authority: GOP plan would hit Canada less than other countries
Times Colonist - 1/17/2017 2:32:51 AM
WASHINGTON - An American tax authority who helped champion a reform now being considered by the U.S. Congress says Canada would not be among the countries hardest hit ... warning Americans about the risks of import taxes. "I think the thing that we've ...
The World Just Bought Its Two-Millionth Plug-in Car
Hybrid Cars - 1/17/2017 2:11:23 AM
After more than a century of petroleum dominance, there are 1.4 billion motor vehicles on the world’s roads, so 2 million PEVs is ... PEVs (called new energy vehicles there), excluding imports such as from Tesla and BMW. That’s 96 percent of China ...