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
Make India energy sufficient, cut imports: PM Modi
Post - 3/27/2015 12:24:41 PM
New Delhi: Pitching for an energy sufficient India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country should cut oil imports by 10 percent by 2022 ... Also Read: DBT scheme for LPG subsidy biggest in the world: Pranab Mukherjee Since the government ...
Modi Targets 10 Per Cent Cut In Oil Imports By 2022
businessworld.in - 3/27/2015 6:19:37 AM
He was addressing an energy summit in the capital city of New Delhi. India imports about 80 per cent of its daily crude oil requirements, making it a major contributor to the country's import bill. Gulf countries are India's major suppliers of oil and gas.
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... The Prime Minister said India, with one-sixth of the world's population, should shoulder ...
Easier Imports Rules May Bring Down Gold Prices in China
Wall Street Journal - 3/27/2015 6:48:15 AM
China currently allows only 15 banks to import gold, but effective from April 1 domestic miners that have assets overseas will be allowed to bring the precious metal directly into the country ... a spurt in China’s gold imports as a result of the ...
Global Crises And Economic Growth Drive Rising U.S. Weapons Sales
Fast Company - 3/27/2015 9:28:43 PM
Africa, which has experienced some of the world’s most impressive economic growth over the past decade, saw arms imports increase 45% over the past five years. Part of this is due to windfall revenues earned by oil-producing countries, while inter-state ...
U.S. Files Case Against Indonesia For Barriers To Farm Imports
Manufacturing Business Technology - 3/19/2015 10:53:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is escalating a food fight with Indonesia, charging that the Southeast Asian country violates world trade rules by blocking imports of fruit, produce and meat. U.S. trade and agriculture officials announced Wednesday ...
Guiyang event to decide future of World Cross-Country
Webindia 123 - 3/27/2015 9:25:43 AM
However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan ... At their council meeting in Berlin, the IAAF ruled that the World Cross-Country Championships will now be held once every two years rather than annually.
Ban on inland rice imports not effective – PFAG
Ghana Web - 3/27/2015 10:22:59 AM
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has alleged massive importation of rice through the inland borders of the country in spite of the government ... "with effect from 1st November, 2013, all imports of rice shall be done only through the ...
Copper falls but still notches up 3rd weekly gain
Business Recorder - 3/27/2015 8:31:27 PM
Chile's Codelco, the world's No. 1 copper producer, said it was gradually reopening mines in the north of the country that were closed on Wednesday ... cutting the attraction of imports. However, nickel prices were much more closely aligned, suggesting ...
Need to cut oil imports, says Jaitley
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 3/27/2015 1:43:25 PM
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — Pointing out how decreasing oil prices helped control inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government required to pay attention to oil exploration to reduce the country’s energy imports.
Global dependence on food imports leaves countries vulnerable
Channel News Asia - 3/14/2015 1:48:42 AM
Thirteen countries were 100 per cent dependent on imports for their grain supply by 2013, an 18 per cent increase from 1961, said Gardner, author of the report "Food Trade and Self-Sufficiency" published this week. World grain imports rose from just over ...
What future for world cross country after Guiyang meeting?
Xinhua News Agency - 3/26/2015 9:58:32 PM
"The World Cross Country championships have become not only an African ... However, most of these nations have imports from Africa and would pass as either Kenyan, Eritreans or Ethiopia. But the emergence of Uganda, U.S and China, especially in youth ...
Pakistan tops Asian countries in Chinese arms imports: study
The Frontier Post - 3/16/2015 6:28:29 PM
STOCKHOLM (AFP) - China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world s number three arms exporter after ... of fourth-ranked Germany and fifth-ranked France. Three Asian countries accounted for more than two-thirds of Chinese exports, with ...