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
India sugar imports to rise to 2 mln T in 2016/17- Rabobank analyst
Financial Express - 9/29/2016 10:48:23 AM
Imports by India, the world’s biggest sugar consumer, could further support global prices trading near four-year highs due to an expected shortfall in supplies. The country’s demand in the new season is estimated at 25.6 million tonnes, the Indian ...
India to import 2 mln T sugar in 2016/17
customstoday.com.pk - 9/29/2016 11:45:39 AM
The south Asian country’s production is likely to fall to 23.3 million tonnes in 2016/17 year starting from Oct. 1, Kelvin Chow told the Kingsman Asia Sugar Conference in New Delhi. Imports by India, the world’s biggest sugar consumer, could further ...
Brazil is a target of China’s probe into sugar imports – Unica
hellenicshippingnews.com - 9/29/2016 6:47:59 PM
Brazil is the world’s largest sugar producer and exporter and China is its largest buyer. The Asian country bought almost 10 percent ... Safeguards are usually implemented through sharp increases on import tariffs, said the Unica’s head, adding that ...
On World Day, UN spotlights role of maritime transport as backbone of global economy
UN News Centre - 9/29/2016 12:35:45 PM
As the world's population continues to grow, particularly in developing countries, low-cost and efficient maritime ... fleet and global workforce of over one million seafarers that the import and export of goods on the scale necessary to sustain the ...
India Olive Oil imports to increase by 20%
Commodity Online - 9/29/2016 11:38:29 AM
So far this year 11,106 tons of Olive Oil have been imported by the country. During the period of April ... Olive Oil for Indian imports is mainly sourced from Spain, the world’s largest producer of Olive Oil, as well as Italy and Turkey.
Half of EU trade in goods is carried by sea, Eurostat says
safety4sea.com - 9/29/2016 11:59:58 AM
On the occasion of World Maritime Day ... In detail, 53% of EU imports entered the EU by sea, while shipping represented 48% of EU exports to third countries. The use of maritime transport for EU trade in goods has slightly increased over the last ...
29 September: World Maritime Day
currentaffairs.gktoday.in - 9/29/2016 8:39:32 AM
These shares are even higher in the case of most developing countries. Without shipping import and export of goods on scale necessary to sustain modern world will be not be possible. There are more than 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally ...
Meeting called by PM to review Pakistan's MFN status postponed to next week
Times of India - 9/29/2016 11:38:29 AM
According to sources, the meeting's attendees may deliberate upon the option of dragging Pakistan to the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) dispute settlement mechanism for not according similar status to India. Under MFN, a WTO member country is obliged to ...
US drives rainforest destruction by importing Amazon oil, study finds
The Guardian - 9/28/2016 11:42:40 PM
The park contains 655 endemic tree species – more than the US and Canada combined – as well as two of the last tribes in the world living in voluntary ... Despite this, the state is dependent upon oil imports from countries such as Ecuador, in part ...
Cape Verde: The African country that plans to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020
The Independent - 9/29/2016 1:04:23 PM
Yet that same research suggested the country would benefit in a variety of ways if it could achieve the loftier ambition of completely divesting from all fossil fuel imports. The project Cabeólica was established as the first Public Private Partnership ...
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:04:16 PM
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders. New technologies help minimize import paperwork and make trade processes more efficient in developed countries. Import and export trade ...
World Bans International Commercial Trade in Pangolins
www.nrdc.org - 9/28/2016 1:41:22 PM
As the world’s most-trafficked ... in part because our country plays a big role in the pangolin trade—mainly as a transshipment point. Fortunately, the U.S. has seized many of these imports, which claim to be legal but aren’t. Pangolins have been ...
No one country can unilaterally separate itself from Indus Water Treaty: Pak
thelakeandeswave.com - 9/29/2016 1:40:11 PM
Pakistan next day approached the World Bank, with senior its officials ... If a country grants another country a special favour (e.g. lower customs duty on imports) then it has to offer the same favour to all WTO members. Swaraj was in NY for the United ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
INTERVIEW-Brazil is a target of China's probe into sugar imports - Unica
Reuters - 9/29/2016 12:04:08 AM
Brazil is the world's largest sugar producer and exporter and China is its largest buyer. The Asian country bought almost 10 percent of ... Safeguards are usually implemented through sharp increases on import tariffs, said the Unica's head, adding that ...