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
INDIAN SILVER IMPORTS: Near Record At A Quarter Of Global Mine Supply
Silver Seek - 10/28/2014 8:27:24 AM
Even though silver imports slumped in June compared to ... Mexico and Peru as well as many other South American countries will give away their silver for a pittance when Dollar finally loses its World Reserve status? Investors around the world have no ...
Japan to increase dairy imports
Agriland - 10/31/2014 10:47:00 AM
Over the same period, the country’s imports of SMP rose by 17% ... Japan is the second largest importer of cheese (behind Russia) in the world but the country is also a steady importer of SMP, with much originating from Australia, US and New Zealand.
Venezuela's Decision To Import Oil Is The Perfect Example Of Just How Screwed The Country Is
businessinsider.in - 10/29/2014 10:20:44 AM
Despite being one of the largest oil producers in the world, the extra heavy crude produced by Venezuela ... But a combination of falling oil prices (which makes the country's major export less profitable) and devalued currency (which makes buying things ...
China’s September gold imports hit five-month high
Mining - 10/27/2014 4:28:11 PM
pushing the nation past India as the world's largest gold consumer in 2013. But then, an anti-corruption drive by President Xi Jinping prompted fewer buyers to purchase gold bars, coins and jewellery, and imports fell. The country's gold reserves are ...
World Bank: Singapore best country for business, Nigeria ranked 170th
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 10/29/2014 3:47:02 AM
Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world’s ... cost of clearing imports and exports through a port; how easy is it to get an electricity connection, and other issues that face business owners in any country.
China to launch new registration system for sugar imports
Economic Times - 10/29/2014 7:07:28 AM
China allows 1.94 million tonnes of sugar into the country each year at a tariff rate of 15 percent as part of its commitments to the World Trade Organisation, while imports outside this quota incur a 50 percent duty. Out-of-quota imports have surged in ...
Indian Gold Demand Jumps During Run-Up To Diwali Festival
Forbes - 10/22/2014 5:38:32 PM
India, in turn, is one of the world’s two largest gold-buying nations ... into India were weighing on the balance of payments,” Dahdah said. As the country’s gold imports rose last month, India’s trade deficit widened to $14.3 billion, the ...
New Modi Mantra: Substitute non-essential imports, make them in India
The Indian Express - 10/23/2014 3:57:08 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Union ministries to discourage “inessential imports” and leverage the country’s manufacturing skills ... of India’s international commitments under the World Trade Organization, while making all out efforts ...
Ukraine appeals to WTO over Russian ban on fruit and vegetable imports
AG Week - 10/23/2014 10:27:51 AM
Ukraine has complained to the World Trade Organization about a decision by Russia to ban imports of fruit and vegetables from the country, the agriculture ministry says. Ukraine has complained to the World Trade Organization about a decision by Russia to ...
Canada gives green light to Polish apple imports
Fresh Fruit Portal - 10/27/2014 2:37:49 AM
Although the campaign to introduce Polish apples into Canada began in 2012, negotiations were intensified in August following Russia’s decision to ban agricultural imports from EU countries ... apple export in the world, outstripping China in the ...
India plans to diversify oil imports
Live Mint - 10/24/2014 6:11:58 PM
China, the world’s biggest oil consumer after the US, is also diversifying its suppliers. Growth in Latin American imports to China outpaced the ... according to data from the country’s customs bureau. China bought 8.7% more Middle Eastern crude ...
Venezuela’s crude imports show PDVSA picks pragmatism over politics
Live Trading News - 10/28/2014 4:16:51 AM
It sounds embarrassing: Venezuela, an OPEC nation with the world’s largest oil ... seeking to “destroy” Venezuela. IMPORTS TO LIGHTEN FINANCIAL LOAD In the last few weeks, two purchase deals with allied countries have come to light for two 2-million ...