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
January-October meat imports hit 509,380.12 MT
BusinessMirror. - 12/8/2016 3:16:07 PM
The country’s meat imports from January to October expanded 6.39 percent ... Local traders are allowed by the government to import meat products under the MAV scheme of the World Trade Organization. However, Jesus C. Cham, president of the Meat Importers ...
The World's Top Oil Market Is Starting to Lose Its Sheen
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 3:59:04 PM
Asia’s biggest buyer also seen reining in private refiners One of the biggest engines soaking up the world’s oil is starting to sputter. Growth in crude imports by China ... commercial storage facilities. The country built up a total of about ...
A Country Catalyst for Silver ETFs
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 12/8/2016 8:31:05 PM
However, some silver market observers see the potential for some upside for the white metal courtesy of an interesting party: India, a country known ... curbing gold imports, culminating in a near-total ban in gold imports to the world’s greatest gold ...
Five West African Countries Say NO to Further Import of Europe’s ‘Dirty Fuel’
Atlanta Black Star - 12/7/2016 11:31:13 PM
However, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Cote d’Ivoire have agreed on an import ban to address the issue ... to be a major contributor to air pollution and are ranked by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the top global health risks.
Pakistan lifts ‘undeclared’ ban on Indian cotton imports
Hindustan Times - 12/8/2016 9:54:00 AM
“If implemented strictly, we will not be able to import cotton from any country in the world, let alone India, because no consignment is completely free from cotton seeds,” he said. Last year, Pakistan imported ginned cotton worth more than USD 800 ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration ... examples of large-scale mega infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large are seen as transformational.
India Apr-Nov Steel imports down 40%
Commodity Online - 12/8/2016 10:58:25 AM
India's Steel imports declined by around 40% during the April ... 1.4% in July mainly due to increased output in top producing countries like China, Japan and India, according to World Steel Association data. The Aluminium demand of India is expected ...
Dawn - 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
According to Global Wealth Report 2016 compiled by Credit Suisse Research Institute, India is the second most unequal country in the world with the top 1pc of ... The decline in merchandise imports is driven by weak business investment.
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 Includes the Paris Agreement, But Doesn’t Reach the Goal
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/6/2016 7:07:33 PM
The International Energy Agency released its latest World Energy Outlook on November 16 ... The graph shows the reduction of imports within each country in 2040 due to efficiency improvements, using renewable energy (biofuels), switching to electric ...
China's Power Over the US and the World
Bloger Her - 12/7/2016 6:52:03 PM
So what should we know about China's power over the US and the world? The US is the ... in making sure a growing number of countries have a lot to lose through China's direct and indirect control of exports and imports, direct investment and debt.
EU launches new investigation into Chinese steel imports
Reuters - 12/9/2016 4:45:00 AM
Under existing rules, the EU can compare Chinese prices with those of another country ... of the world's steel and the largest steel consumer, has said the problem is a global one. In October, the European Commission set provisional import tariffs ...
Belize exports down by over $100 mil so far this year
Amandala - 12/7/2016 6:56:13 AM
Dec. 2, 2016–Belize continues to import far more merchandise than ... which has been attracting better prices on the world market. SIB Statistician, Tiffany Vasquez, reported this week on the country’s external trade position as of October 2016.
India's steel imports plunged 37% in H1 FY '17
scrapmonster.com - 11/28/2016 5:05:12 AM
The steel imports by the country had totaled nearly 5.7 million tonnes during ... The latest data released by the World Steel Association shows that India produced 8.267 Million tonnes of crude steel during the month of October this year, significantly ...
French foie gras producers unworried by bird flu outbreak
Quincy Herald-Whig - 12/8/2016 6:55:02 AM
With about 20,000 tons a year of uncooked foie gras, France is the world leader in the production. The industry has, however, been hit this year after several countries including Japan banned imports because ofconcerns related to bird flu. France had been ...
Pakistan lifts ‘undeclared’ ban on cotton imports from India
India TV - 12/8/2016 1:43:04 PM
“If implemented strictly, we will not be able to import cotton from any country in the world, let alone India, because no consignment is completely free from cotton seeds,” he added.