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
Qatar’s imports from Brazil grow by 10.6pc to $369m
customstoday.com.pk - 2/28/2015 7:05:57 AM
According to the most recent figures released by the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, the total value of products imported to the Arab World from the South American country touched $ ... a surge of 9.96 percent in imports of products from Brazil to ...
Switzerland accounts for 60% of India’s gold imports
Economic Times - 2/26/2015 4:26:40 PM
According to World Gold Council, gold imports into India last year were down 7% from 2013 figures when the country imported 825 tonnes of the yellow metal.
Shanghai China: The City by the Sea
Examiner - 2/28/2015 3:24:02 AM
In 2005 alone, exports and imports through Customs in Shanghai China boasted ... The modern architecture is worthy of being duplicated in other cities in the country. The Shanghai World Financial Center is the tallest skyscraper in China and is the third ...
Asian imports of Iran crude fall 22pc
Trade Arabia - 3/1/2015 7:26:14 AM
With the imports again below the level allowed under an interim agreement on Iran's disputed nuclear programme, the country's oil sales are unlikely ... Iran agreed with the US and five other world powers in 2013 to work towards a final agreement on ...
61% of India's gold imports in 2014 came from Switzerland
Shanghai Metals Market - 2/27/2015 6:52:49 AM
This accounts for 61% of the total gold imports by the country during the year. India’s net gold imports during 2014 had totaled 769 tonnes, according to data released by the World Gold Council (WGC). It must be noted that the country’s gold imports ...
China suspends ivory carving imports, but move won’t stop poaching
Washington Post - 2/27/2015 4:46:57 PM
BEIJING – China has announced a one-year suspension on imports of carved ivory products from Africa ... Beijing’s decision came just before a visit to the country next week by Britain’s Prince William, who has become a leading figure in the global ...
China has a healthy appetite for food imports
China - 3/2/2015 1:12:49 AM
Thanks to the ... The world's most populous nation also purchased 71.4 million tons of soybeans and 383 million liters of wine from overseas markets, up 12.7 and 1.6 percent, respectively, from a year earlier. The value of its fruit imports reached $9 ...
Benchmarking Australia-Asean food, agriculture trade
Inquirer - 3/1/2015 7:43:32 PM
Australia is also an important market with a population of 24 million and a high income per capita of US$65,000—among the highest in the world ... Imports: Coconut, rubber tires. Australia’s agri-food shipments to Singapore, a nonagricultural country ...
China Imposes Year-Long Ban On Ivory Imports To Reduce Demand In The Country
International Business Times - 2/27/2015 4:58:17 AM
An official from the agency said that ban is expected to reduce the demand for African tusks in a country that is the world’s largest ivory importer. “This action shows China's commitment to curbing the illegal ivory trade and to protecting ...
African wildlife agency lauds China's ban on ivory imports
Philstar - 3/1/2015 1:56:57 AM
NAIROBI (Xinhua) - African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) on Saturday welcomed a move by Chinese government to impose a one- year ban on imports of African ivory carvings ... outright ban on all ivory trade in the country. China's State Forestry Administration ...
China bans carved ivory imports
Environmental News Network - 2/27/2015 8:54:30 AM
Carved ivory represents a fraction of China's elephant ivory imports. Much of the ivory brought into the country is smuggled illegally. China is the world's largest market for elephant ivory. The number two market — the United States — recently ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Friday for its second film festival in seven years but the deeply conservative country has one major problem -- cinemas are banned. More
Steps proposed to monetise gold, contain imports
The Tribune India - 2/28/2015 11:30:48 AM
India is one of the largest consumers of gold in the world and imports as much as ... In 2012-13, the country had imported 845 tonnes. Reduction in gold imports has brought down the trade deficit to USD 118.37 billion during April-January this fiscal.
Millers risk cheap sugar imports as Comesa deal ends
Business Daily Africa - 3/2/2015 1:12:49 AM
“This will compound the problem of dumping of sugar in the country, if left unchecked,” he said citing Madagascar and Somalia as popular source markets of illicit imports. But a decision by Kenya to maintain the ban on imports, on the basis that it is ...
Nigeria spends N2bn annually on stockfish import
NATIONAL MIRROR - 3/2/2015 12:22:43 AM
Nigeria, believed to be one of the highest consumers of stockfish and allied products in the world, spends over N2 billion ... that available trade statistics between the two countries show that Nigeria imports about 900 containers of stockfish on which ...