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
Gold Imports by India Seen Tumbling as Curbs Boost Titan’s Costs
Bloomberg - 6/13/2013 5:29:39 AM
Imports surged in the past two months as buyers thronged shops for ornaments, coins and bars after ... purchases because of the price drop, and if inflation declines then the attractiveness of gold as a hedge will drop further.”
India Can Take More Steps to Cut Gold Imports, Mayaram Says (1)
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 8:18:30 PM
India (INGDPY), the world’s biggest consumer of gold, could implement more measures to curb imports, a top economic official said as the country seeks to narrow a record current-account deficit and check the currency’s drop. “We are not at ...
India eyes narrow political window for gas price hike
Reuters Group PLC - 6/18/2013 8:22:41 AM
Raising prices nearer to world levels could boost investment ... It could package the gas price hike with other reforms and its plans for more cheap food would sweeten the pill. The existing contract which set $4.2 per mmBtu as a benchmark ...
Bio Farma Urges OIC Countries to become Self-Reliant in Vaccine
Asia Corporate News Network - 6/18/2013 3:39:20 PM
Bandung, Indonesia, June 18, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The 123-year old Indonesian vaccine manufacturer Bio Farma has urged Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries to be self-reliant in vaccines as imports from industrialized countries are ...
RBI Restricts Gold Imports by Trading Agencies
The Wall Street Journal - 6/4/2013 9:00:45 AM
MUMBAI—India's central bank Tuesday restricted trading agencies from importing gold under a deferred payment plan to curb speculative purchases of the precious metal that have widened the ... to reduce imports follows a buying spree in the world's ...
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
oliveoiltimes.com - 6/7/2013 1:29:13 PM
Overall, total world imports are expected to expand three percent on ... Individually, consumption looks poised to fall 15 percent in the chief E.U. producing countries – Spain, Italy and Greece – and by 10 percent in Portugal, the IOC said.
India thermal coal imports jump 48pc
Business Recorder - 6/12/2013 11:43:04 AM
NEW DELHI: India's thermal coal imports in April jumped by nearly half over a year ago, provisional data from government sources showed, as growing demand and cheap prices fuelled buying by the world's fourth-biggest importer. The surge in the shipments ...
Trade deficit widens to seven-month high in May as gold imports surge
Economic Times - 6/18/2013 4:19:18 AM
India set to be world's largest cotton producer by 2022 ... India's trade deficit widened to a seven-month high in May as gold imports surged while exports contracted, posing yet another challenge to the country's troubled economy. A near-90% jump in ...
Gold Imports by India Tumble as Jewelers' Costs Rise
Moneynews (blog) - 6/12/2013 10:05:50 PM
Gold imports by India, the world's largest consumer ... The curbs will change the financial models of jewelers in the country, said Bhaskar Bhat, managing director of Titan Industries Ltd. Shares of Titan and other jewelers have slumped in ...
Gold's global fall is bad news for India's economy
Oneida Dispatch - 6/18/2013 9:22:56 PM
Bad investment? Probably. Experts say a rise in gold prices is unlikely without a big slump in the US stock market or in the value of the dollar, neither of which seems likely. And even long term, gold prices tend to skyrocket and plunge because ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
Daily Finance - 5/4/2013 2:45:20 PM
the U.S. has become more reliant on just a handful of suppliers, especially Saudi Arabia and Canada. Let's take a closer look. Rising production, falling imports According to annual data from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. crude oil production rose by ...
World bodies say global food prices to rise
Gulf News - 6/16/2013 1:25:42 PM
“We would urge governments around the world to begin to shift and to shift quickly from ... oilseeds relies on imports from the United States, Brazil and other countries. Imports of oilseeds are expected to rise by 40 per cent over the next 10 years ...
Gold Imports by India Seen Falling as Central Bank Widens Curbs
Bloomberg - 6/3/2013 11:56:44 PM
India, the world’s biggest consumer of gold ... The restrictions come after Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram yesterday said the country can’t afford high levels of imports and policies will be reviewed if needed.
Stoppage of fuel subsidy payment, ban on cement dip imports by 7%
Vanguard - 6/9/2013 11:49:37 PM
Maritime analysts however agreed that the low level of imports can also be attributed to the general downturn of the world’s economy, adding Nigeria is not the only country affected in this. They said that the global economic down turn has affected the ...
As More Countries Scramble To Fill Revenue Holes, Ukraine Plans To Triple Beer Tax
Forbes - 6/18/2013 9:22:56 PM
Hold on to your Carlsberg Carlsberg: it’s about to get a lot more expensive to drink a pint in the Ukraine. Ukraine, which is the largest country wholly in Europe, borders Russia and Poland. At the turn of the 19th century, the country was ...