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
WTO cuts trade forecast by a third
BBC - 9/27/2016 9:24:51 AM
It is also the first time in 15 years that international commerce has been left trailing behind the world economy. The downturn reflects the slowdown in countries such as China and Brazil and lower levels of imports into the US. Trade has grown 1.5 times ...
Dramatic slowing in global trade as rhetoric rises
Salt Lake Tribune - 9/27/2016 9:03:23 AM
Geneva • The World Trade Organization dramatically slashed ... Lower economic growth and trade in developing countries like China and Brazil as well as a deceleration in imports in North America lay at the heart of the sharp downgrade.
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.
Trump, Clinton target trade deals at a time when globalization is stalling
Washington Post - 9/27/2016 8:52:03 PM
The steady march of globalization that powered the world economy for the past 30 years is stalling ... cycle that has dragged down broader economic growth. Formerly highflying countries such as China and Brazil are spending less on manufacturing equipment ...
Liam Fox warns EU risks harming itself if it tries to block British trade after Brexit
The Daily Express - 9/28/2016 1:16:54 AM
In a keynote speech to the World Trade Organisation ... And he insisted that Brussels must accept the demands of British voters for regaining control over the country's borders. The senior Tory said: "The decision of the British people to leave the ...
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call
Reuters - 9/27/2016 1:18:05 AM
The new figure of 1.7 percent, down from the WTO's previous estimate of 2.8 percent in April, marked the first time in 15 years that international commerce was expected to lag the growth of the world ... countries were not due to competition from cheap ...
PRECIOUS-Gold extends losses as dollar, stocks rise
Reuters - 9/28/2016 1:31:13 AM
The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the ... suspend its operations in the country and that activity at its ...
Anti-globalization sentiment threatens slow-growing trade, WTO says
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 9/27/2016 10:32:16 PM
GENEVA — Trade, that lifeblood of the world economy, is growing at its slowest ... Lower economic growth and trade in developing countries like China and Brazil as well as a deceleration in imports in North America lay at the heart of the sharp downgrade.
WTO expects slowest trade growth in 2016 since financial crisis
Xinhua News Agency - 9/28/2016 1:24:04 AM
27 (Xinhua) -- World trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016 ... economies such as China and Brazil but also in North America, which had the strongest import growth of any region in 2014-15 but has decelerated since then. "The dramatic slowing ...
Dental handpiece Market Competition by Company, Countries, Consumption, Application, Type to 2021
Medgadget - 9/28/2016 1:52:42 AM
supply/demand and Chinese import/export. The total market is further divided by company, by country, and by application/type for the competitive landscape analysis. The report then estimates 2016-2021 market development trends of Dental handpiece industry.
India hands Uri proof to Pakistan; Modi to review trade ties
Hindustan Times - 9/27/2016 8:23:25 PM
Modi has already held a meeting to review the 56-year-old, World Bank-brokered ... a trading partner to another country for equal treatment in terms of trading prices or tariffs, and market access without discrimination in imports and exports.
What Can Mexico Do About Trump?
New York Times - 9/27/2016 12:23:49 PM
Sure enough, common sense prevailed: On July 6, 2011, the two countries signed an agreement to allow Mexican ... wall off the Mexican people and slap a 35 percent tariff on Mexican imports. “We must not overreact to campaign rhetoric,” he told me.
WTO Slashes Global Trade Forecast by 39% Since April: “Wake-Up Call” Says WTO Director
mishtalk.com - 9/27/2016 3:41:15 AM
Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO), slashed its ... Azevedo said four out of five job losses in industrialized countries were not due to competition from cheap imports but to automation and efficiency campaigns that allowed firms to cut their ...
World's super rich hit by falling oil prices
Dothan First - 9/27/2016 1:42:33 PM
The wealthy in countries that import energy or have manufacturing-focused economies also did well. The United States is home to the most ultra wealthy people at 69,000 or a third of the world's total super rich. Female wealth also took a hit last year ...
WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 per cent
Globe and Mail - 9/27/2016 10:00:39 AM
The World trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the ... that does more to include poor countries, small firms, marginalised ...