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
India rebuts World Bank report on doing business
Economic Times - 9/3/2014 6:33:40 AM
"We are taking this up with the World Bank. There seems a case of clear discrimination, where the documents insisted by the OECD countries for imports are also being counted as mandatory documents for India's exports," said another official. A committee ...
Paying the price: Gulf eyes Iranian gas as Pakistan delays imports
The Express Tribune - 8/31/2014 10:29:16 PM
In June, Kuwait became the second country in the Gulf that announced its ... to ship gas to European nations that were interested in imports. If the programme is agreed and the US and other world powers reach some arrangement with Iran, Pakistan’s ...
Chinese palm oil imports to remain low despite resumed bank lending
Business Recorder - 8/28/2014 1:00:10 PM
BEIJING: China's imports of palm oil will remain below average as tight bank lending squeezes buyers' cash flow and, despite some relief on that front this week, the country's top importers say they will cut shipments in coming months. China is the world's ...
India Rubber imports to soar Govt urged to up import duty to 75%
Commodity Online - 9/3/2014 4:10:30 AM
But imports are set to soar due to the conditions in other top rubber producing countries in Asia like Thailan and Vietnam. Thailand, the world’s largest exporter of rubber, recently decided to release 200,000 tonnes of its stockpile. Vietnam’s finance ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the import ban on orders from the country's ...
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.
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.
Russia bans food imports from Canada, other countries, in response to latest sanctions
Canada - 8/7/2014 1:03:36 PM
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.
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 ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 2:31:01 PM
While the rise of oil imports from Canada is not concerning at all -- after all, the U.S. and Canada have the largest trade relationship of any two countries in the world -- rising Saudi imports may be disconcerting to some since they go against the idea ...
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
Sweden is the most sustainable country in the world, a ranking it earned for its use of renewable ... For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements or shortages, which would result in a lower ...