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
Gold Refiner Predicts Import Curbs by India Will Endure
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 9:59:22 PM
Controls on gold imports by India will probably be permanent as the world’s largest consumer after China seeks to sustain a reduction in the current account deficit, according to the country’s biggest refiner. The government may keep a rule that ...
Iran sees drop in meat imports
Global Meat News - 8/20/2014 3:18:30 PM
In total the country annually consumes about 1 million tonnes ... temporarily becoming the largest buyer of Brazilian beef in the world. According to official data, imports of beef from Brazil have consistently declined from that time, having fallen ...
Indian gold supply supplemented by smuggling
Resource Investor - 8/18/2014 4:46:47 PM
A recent report published by ASSOCHAM had also estimated unofficial gold imports by the country during 2013 at 150 tonnes. The world gold body estimates India’s annual gold demand in 2014 at a little over 700 tonnes. Around 200 tonnes of gold would be ...
Wheat imports from Canada on the rise
The Daily Star - 8/20/2014 5:34:31 PM
“The quality, nutritional value and versatility of Canadian grain make them essential ingredients for the finest foods and beverages the world can offer.” The country's imports from Canada last year stood at $603.68 million, with agricultural products ...
The complicated task of measuring the world’s most ‘peaceful’ countries
Washington Post - 8/20/2014 5:53:00 AM
Right now, the world doesn't appear ... "militarization" of the different countries, including "military expenditure as a percentage of GDP" and the "volume of transfers of major conventional weapons as recipient (imports) per 100,000 people."
Food imports by Gulf countries to touch USD53bn in 2020
Zawya - 8/6/2014 7:14:02 AM
Muscat - The value of food imports by Gulf Cooperation Council ... 50 per cent of its imported food products to other GCC countries, Russia, India, Pakistan and East Africa. One of the world's biggest re-exporters of goods such as coffee, tea, sugar ...
Here Are 10 Countries Hoarding Enormous Piles Of Gold
The Business Insider - 8/18/2014 8:07:13 PM
Gold imports by India are expected to decline for the ... considered to be "necessary for monetary policy purposes," according to the World Gold Council. In May 2000 the country began selling 1,300 tonnes of what it considered to be surplus gold.
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/6/2007 11:53:29 PM
On the list of “fattest” countries, eight of the top 10 are in the Pacific region. In the last 50 years this area has established significant economic ties with the U.S. and New Zealand, which caused a surge in Western imports and a significant change ...
India's trade: full list of exports, imports and partner countries
theguardian.com - 2/23/2013 3:51:02 AM
David Cameron has strongly expressed his want for a 'special relationship' with India and with the largest trade delegation ever to accompany a British prime minister to any country in the world ... $794 in 2012 - both exports and imports have trebled ...
Russia blocks agricultural imports from Western countries in response to sanctions
FOX News - 8/6/2014 11:56:11 PM
Russia announced Thursday that it had banned imports of meat, fish ... Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the import ban on orders from the country's president, Vladimir Putin, in response to sanctions imposed on Russia by the West over ...
Turkey leads world scrap metal imports by far
Today's Zaman - 7/6/2014 7:15:00 AM
Turkey imported 21 percent of the total scrap metal in the world in 2012 ... This indicates that developing countries experience a serious problem of productivity. Germany and Italy were able to reduce their scrap imports remarkably over the years.
UK: Vegetable imports from few selected countries
FreshPlaza - 7/16/2014 11:56:38 AM
As regards the single countries, Spain is the main supplier with 16% which ... Source: ITC Trade Map The UK imports vegetables from only a few suppliers, mainly European, in fact 85% of imports come from the old continent. The main supplier is once again ...
Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries, in response to latest sanctions
Canada - 8/7/2014 11:52:01 AM
Russia announced a year-long ban on food imports from Canada, the United States and other countries Thursday ... Industry Minister James Moore said the world needs to continue to “stand firm” against Russia, despite the escalation of sanctions.
Russia's Imports from Countries that Imposed Sanctions
RIA Novosti - 8/6/2014 10:23:08 PM
MOSCOW, August 7 (RIA Novosti) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday, banning for a year imports of agricultural and food products from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia. The government is expected to announce the complete ...
Russia bans food imports from Canada; 'we will not be intimidated,' says Moore
CTV News - 8/7/2014 11:47:51 PM
Russia announced a year-long ban on food imports from Canada, the U.S. and other countries Thursday ... Industry Minister James Moore said the world needs to continue to "stand firm" against Russia, despite the escalation of sanctions.