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
This country just passed China as the fastest-growing in the world
The Business Insider - 11/25/2015 12:44:18 PM
each are home to about 20% of the world’s population, are major global trading partners with the sum of exports and imports accounting for 40%-50% of GDP. It is easy to get caught up in the similarities, but it is the differences that are the key to ...
Russia Gets Tough on Turkish Food Imports
Wall Street Journal - 11/26/2015 8:32:34 AM
Russia ordered tougher checks on Turkish food imports, taking aim at the country’s economy two days after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on its border with Syria. Russia has continued its airstrikes in Syria. Photo: Getty Images
Gold buying may fall to 8-year low as festive season fails to add glitter
Financial Express - 11/26/2015 2:59:07 PM
hurt by poor investment demand and back-to-back droughts that have slashed earnings for the country’s millions of farmers. The sluggish demand could halve imports by the world’s second-biggest gold consumer in US dollar terms in the final quarter ...
Ban on cattle, meat imports from France lifted
Dawn - 11/26/2015 2:06:02 AM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted the ban on import of live cattle and bovine meat from 41 countries, including France, declared ‘negligible risk’ by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Minister for National Food Security and Research ...
Should the world's poorest countries be allowed to continue copying patent-protected drugs?
Medical Xpress - 11/25/2015 11:32:43 AM
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to extend a waiver ... Developing and strengthening manufacturing capacities in LDCs is important as these countries are often unable to import cheap copies of patent protected drugs from countries like India.
Indian apple state imports NZ rootstocks
Fresh Fruit Portal - 11/26/2015 5:55:06 AM
The major apple-growing region of Himachal Pradesh has already begun to import the rootstock from the island ... New Zealand was one of the most productive apple-growing countries in the world. His comment was made after a meeting on Wednesday with ...
Gold imports may cross 1,000 tonnes this year
Economic Times - 11/26/2015 2:51:58 PM
The world's second-biggest gold consumer had imported ... Gold is the second-largest import item for India after petroleum. Higher gold import bill adversely affects the country's current account deficit.
Mozambique foreign reserves guaranteeing 3.7 months of imports
Macauhub - 11/26/2015 11:53:00 AM
Mozambique has foreign reserves guaranteeing 3.7 months of imports of goods and services and the difficult economic situation facing the country “should not lead ... the trend of currencies from around the world against the US dollar.
Russia tightens control over Turkish food imports: Minister
Today - 11/26/2015 9:01:12 AM
Turkish vegetables account for some 20 per cent of vegetables imports to Russia, said Mr Tkachev, adding that Moscow could opt to buy produce from other countries, such as tomatoes from Iran, Israel, Morocco, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Turkey also accounts ...
Clean Energy Investment in Emerging Markets Eclipses Activity in Rich Countries for the First Time
Greentech Media - 11/23/2015 11:59:33 PM
These countries installed a total of 50.4 gigawatts of new ... become more adept at financing clean energy projects in emerging economies. The World Bank, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and others have led successful ...
Rich Countries Don’t Want Coal
Slate - 11/23/2015 10:52:08 AM
A world in which the U.K. is using no coal and the U.S. is using much less coal than it is now—and in which China and India account for the bulk of consumption—is one in which the prospects for a tax on carbon emissions, or taxes on coal imports and ...
Global Retread Symposium: U.S. Retreaders Are Not Alone in Dealing With Tier 4 Imports
Modern Tire Dealer - 11/26/2015 3:39:05 AM
Retread industry leaders and professionals from around the world gathered at the 2015 Global Tire Expo ... A central issue for retreaders in the U.S., Europe and some Latin American countries is the import of Tier 4 Asian-made truck tires.
Russia cracks down on Turkey food imports after jet downed
Thanh Nien News - 11/26/2015 2:59:07 PM
Officials deny the agency's actions are politically driven. Moscow banned most Western food imports in 2014 when Western countries imposed sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. President Tayyip Erdogan has made no apology for the downing ...
Russia, Turkey and World War G
Bloomberg - 11/24/2015 7:54:59 PM
Gazprom’s sales to Turkey have almost doubled in the past decade and now fulfill 57 percent of the country’s needs ... and work has already started on a pipeline to expand imports from there. Edward Chow of the Center for Strategic and International ...