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
Gold Imports by China Decline as Property Revival Damps Demand
Bloomberg - 5/26/2016 10:04:32 AM
China, the world’s biggest gold consumer, reduced imports from Hong Kong for the first time in three ... said earlier this month. The country consumed 241.3 tons on gold in the first quarter, 12 percent less than a year earlier, council data show.
Hillary Loves Fracking, But Only In Other Countries
The Daily Caller - 5/28/2016 9:29:22 PM
It helped advise world leaders on the benefits of fracking ... to help solve technical and financial problems with drilling in the country. Clinton heavily supported the Export-Import Bank of the United States. During her tenure, the bank spent $3 ...
World Bank, AfDB assess Zim debt plans
The Standard - 5/29/2016 7:02:01 AM
Technical assessment teams from the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will visit Zimbabwe to vet its arrears clearance plan as the country moves to clear ... the African Export-Import Bank, to clear its outstanding arrears to AfDB ($ ...
Egypt and Oman to import Vizag's bovine meat
nyoooz.com - 5/27/2016 6:50:05 AM
Visakhapatnam: Nations like Egypt and Oman, who are the world's biggest buffalo meat importers ... Summary: There is high demand for India's buffalo meat in China as it is the only country that imports the buffalo offal such as buffalo liver, heart ...
Jobs decline helps to make Ford City Trump Country
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5/29/2016 4:17:23 AM
because the workers here made the best plumbing ware in the world,” he said. The company did not respond to a request for comment. Since then, the borough has struggled to pay its police and salt its roads. And like communities across the country ...
US Raises Import Duties on Chinese Steel, China Fires Back
The Diplomat - 5/27/2016 3:25:28 PM
On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce increased import duties on corrosion ... on steel last year but many of its member countries’ steel manufacturers have suffered economically due to the falling world prices, which have corresponded with ...
South African wheat prices hit record high on import tariffs
Reuters - 5/26/2016 3:37:59 AM
The expected tariff hike is based on a formula using current world wheat prices and rand expectations ... April approved a 34 percent increase in the tariff on wheat imports. The drought-hit country made its biggest purchase of U.S. wheat in nearly ...
China calls new USA steel import duties unfair
albawwaba.net - 5/29/2016 7:59:17 AM
"We view the outcome as stronger than anticipated, with the DOC levying higher duties on imports on all countries excluding China versus ... of inventory build-up by many steel makers in the world, paving the path of an additional price hike for the ...
India Could Lose $49 Billion In GDP By Food Price Shock: UN Report
NDTV - 5/26/2016 8:24:19 AM
"In the future, the world will likely suffer from higher and more ... have high household spending levels on food commodities and moderate net imports of these commodities. Countries expected to experience an increase in GDP include South American cash ...
How John Maynard Keynes' most radical idea could save the world
The Week Magazine - 5/27/2016 9:41:53 AM
As the Second World War was drawing to a close ... Run too far into deficit, and a country would be required to devalue to reduce imports. But run too far into surplus, and a country's currency would be required to appreciate so as to increase imports.
Pakistan to get World emerging market status: Financial Times
Pakistan Defence - 5/28/2016 10:55:15 PM
ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pakistan closes in on Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) upgrade, promotion to emerging market status, as the country has in many respects ... We would probably be relying on imports, and starting some exports.
Scrap metal industry overburdened by strict regulations and tough market conditions
Shanghai Metals Market - 5/27/2016 11:50:43 AM
SPOKANE (Scrap Monster): The Non-Ferrous World Mirror-May 2016 released by the Bureau ... jumping higher by nearly 76% over the previous month. The country’s copper scrap imports had totaled around 170 kt during February this year. The unexpected jump ...
Media Statements On Raghuram Rajan By Politicians Not Good For Country
goodreturns.in - 5/28/2016 4:32:53 AM
Media statements being issued about Dr Raghuram Rajan by senior politicians do not augur well for the country's financial system ... It said Dr Rajan enjoys an impeccable track record as a top order world economist while he has brought in loads of respect ...
Trump heads to shale country
United Press International - 5/26/2016 1:17:49 PM
During his tenure, Obama has embraced an "all-of-the-above" energy policy that saw the United States march closer to its first-ever commercial offshore wind farms while at the same time moving to become a top world oil ... said he'd cut imports of oil ...