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
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 Includes the Paris Agreement, But Doesn’t Reach the Goal
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/6/2016 7:07:33 PM
The International Energy Agency released its latest World Energy Outlook on November 16 ... The graph shows the reduction of imports within each country in 2040 due to efficiency improvements, using renewable energy (biofuels), switching to electric ...
Dawn - 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
According to Global Wealth Report 2016 compiled by Credit Suisse Research Institute, India is the second most unequal country in the world with the top 1pc of ... The decline in merchandise imports is driven by weak business investment.
India to Become World's Third Largest Solar Market via New Solar Power Plant
Nature World News - 11/30/2016 12:48:07 PM
The report says that by 2035, India's oil import will be up by 169 percent ... more than 675,000 jobs in the Indian solar industry." It will also make the country the world's third largest solar market next year, next to U.S. and China.
African countries are finally rejecting cheap substandard fuel from Europe
Quartz - 12/7/2016 4:50:22 PM
The decision by the five West African nations to impose stricter standards on fuel imports is expected to ... sulphur levels have been a bane to the country’s major cities, four of which are listed among the world’s 20-worst ranked cities for air ...
India gas demand growth stymied by slow infrastructure development
Reuters - 12/6/2016 6:07:18 AM
NEW DELHI India, the world's third-biggest energy consumer, is striving to grow its natural gas use and shift away from oil and coal for power and industry, but its lack of gas import infrastructure ... than 50 percent of the country's LNG shipments.
Five West African countries ban Europe's dirty fuel imports
Biofuels International - 12/7/2016 2:41:31 PM
"Their move is an example for countries around the world to follow. Air pollution is killing millions of people every year and we need to ensure that all countries urgently introduce cleaner fuels and vehicles to help reduce the shocking statistics."
WORLD ECONOMIES IN TROUBLE: Middle East Oil Exports Lower Than 40 Years Ago
zerohedge.com - 12/7/2016 5:40:28 PM
Here is a breakdown of the some of the Middle Eastern countries oil consumption ... the petroleum available on the world market will decline much more steeply than the decline in total production. A perfect example of this is Indonesia.
Five African countries ban 'dirty fuels' from Europe
BBC - 12/6/2016 4:05:37 AM
Five countries in West Africa have decided to stop importing ... Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Cote d'Ivoire agreed on the import ban. The UN says the move will help more than 250 million people breathe safer and cleaner air. The sulphur particles ...
French PM urges taxes on imports from countries snubbing climate pact | Reuters
Firstpost - 11/24/2016 3:44:03 AM
PARIS Europe should impose tariffs on imports from countries that do not implement a global agreement for fighting climate change, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in an opinion piece published on Wednesday.Valls' position puts him at odds with ...
Potential Export-Import Bank deals pose grave environmental threat, experts say
The Guardian - 12/7/2016 5:47:38 PM
Since 2009, when Barack Obama became president, the Export-Import Bank has signed almost $34bn ... taken actions to allow the bank to finance coal projects in countries that are not among the world’s most impoverished, such as Vietnam.
Belize exports down by over $100 mil so far this year
Amandala - 12/7/2016 6:56:13 AM
Dec. 2, 2016–Belize continues to import far more merchandise than ... which has been attracting better prices on the world market. SIB Statistician, Tiffany Vasquez, reported this week on the country’s external trade position as of October 2016.
Ammonia Market 2016-2020: Updated World Market Outlook and Forecasts - Research and Markets
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 12/7/2016 5:40:28 PM
Ammonia World Market 3.1. World Ammonia Capacity 3.2. World Ammonia ... In Country - Consumption Of In Country - Suppliers In Country - Export And Import In Country - Prices In Country 5. Ammonia Market Prospects 5.1. Ammonia Capacity And Production ...
Canada should stop asbestos imports: Labour Congress
CBC - 12/7/2016 3:38:47 PM
But Canada still imports asbestos for use in construction ... "We've done a tremendous disservice to the world by exporting it, but the reality is we're still importing it in a variety of products in this country — we want to see that come to an end ...
Hunger Stalks World’s Youngest Capital as War Nears 4th Year
bloomberg.com - 12/6/2016 7:00:24 PM
For the first time since the world’s newest country gained independence in 2011 ... and insecurity “have cut off trade routes and continue to impede commercial imports.” The violence has also restricted households’ access to farm land, in turn ...
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.