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
New Zealand World Trade Organisation slows in first quarter of 2015
customstoday.com.pk - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
The World Trade Organisation says the growth in both exports and imports in merchandise trade during the first ... In contrast, exports from developed countries fell by 0.5% in the same period, with US exports decelerating by 4.5%. Developing and emerging ...
Barack Obama op-ed: Congress, keep the Export-Import Bank
Chicago Tribune - 7/1/2015 1:19:39 AM
As of Tuesday, the authorization for the U.S. Export-Import Bank ... Other countries aren't going to just stop competing when Ex-Im lapses. There are 85 export credit agencies just like the Ex-Im Bank around the world. They're all fighting for sales ...
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 7:04:26 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve a 12-year standoff ... with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season. Japan's purchases rose ...
World faces 'bloodless' cyber war threat: PM Narendra Modi
Money Control - 7/1/2015 4:07:16 PM
The Prime Minister noted that India has huge capabilities in the field of IT and promised to encourage manufacturing within the country of electronic goods, which account for second largest imports after ... are hovering over the world.
The Furniture Industry In The Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar
The Street - 6/25/2015 4:21:33 PM
and by country/area world comparisons of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios, placing all the statistics in a broader context. more than 200 short profiles of manufacturers and distributors operating in the country and a competitive ...
Greece defaults on IMF loan; country in chaos
worldfinance.com - 7/1/2015 10:37:59 AM
Just hours before the midnight expiry date was reached, Eurogroup leaders at an emergency conference failed to reach a deal to help the country pay the €1.5bn ... expects Greece to repay its debts. As the world’s lender of last resort, being cut ...
8 Top Rare Earth-producing Countries
Resource Investing News - 6/30/2015 12:59:21 AM
The country is sitting on the world’s third-largest known rare earth reserves ... of $1 billion into REE production by 2018 in order to reduce its dependency on imports from China, according to Reuters. The plan is to extract REEs from monazite ...
Why America needs the Export-Import Bank
The Boston Globe - 6/30/2015 7:21:44 PM
the authorization for the US Export-Import Bank ... and lost opportunities. Other countries aren’t going to just stop competing when Ex-Im lapses. There are 85 export credit agencies just like the Ex-Im Bank around the world. They’re all fighting ...
New Iron Curtain” in East Partnership Countries: it’s not so simple!
neurope.eu - 6/30/2015 12:26:33 PM
This perception relates to the signature of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements (DCFTA) and ensuing geopolitical divisions of the“Russian world” and countries facing ... good prices for natural gas imports. The decision was initiated ...
Enviros worry Brazilian beef imports could serve up a side of Amazon tree-cutting
Washington Examiner - 7/1/2015 4:18:36 AM
Climate-conscious groups warned that the U.S. decision Tuesday to end restrictions on Brazilian beef imports must not encourage greater ... reduced carbon emissions more than any other countries in the world. In Brazil, this includes very impressive ...
Though Charter Is Expiring, Export-Import Bank Will Keep Its Doors Open
New York Times - 7/1/2015 11:42:25 AM
WASHINGTON — Time was running out on the nation’s 81-year-old Export-Import Bank on Tuesday ... businesses in the United States make sales in a world that was nearly bankrupt. Now, about 85 other countries have export-finance agencies to promote ...
World faces ‘bloodless’ cyber war threat: Modi
Ahmedabad Mirror - 7/1/2015 2:27:03 PM
The PM noted that India has huge capabilities in the field of IT and promised to encourage manufacturing within the country of electronic goods, which account for second largest imports after petroleum ... are hovering over the world.
Ohio exporters pledge to fight Export-Import Bank expiration
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 6/30/2015 5:48:40 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dick Rogevin counted on the Export-Import Bank to help his Cambridge ... and there wasn't anyone willing to extend long-term loan guarantees to Third World countries," Rogevin fretted on the day before the bank would be forced to ...
World faces 'bloodless' cyber war threat: PM Modi
Daily News and Analysis - 7/1/2015 4:28:45 PM
The world is terrified by this....India has ... to boost production of electronic devices and goods in the country, as part of the "Make in India" initiative, to reduce dependence on imports. He called upon the youth to innovate and said "Design in India ...
Ghana Looks to Set Up an Export and Import Bank in Hopes to Become a Large-Scale Exporter
Atlanta Black Star - 6/30/2015 6:10:09 PM
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday stated that the establishment of a Ghana Export and Import Bank (EXIM) would move the country from import-dependent ... ghanaweb.com Join us in our effort to change our world with Empowering Narratives.