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
Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent
The Kansas City Star - 3/4/2015 7:29:50 AM
The Pentagon and global arms bodies estimate actual spending may be anywhere from 40 to 50 percent more because the budget doesn't include the costs of high-tech weapons imports ... People's Liberation Army, the world's largest standing military.
China to boost military budget by 10 per cent
Economic Times - 3/4/2015 8:05:38 AM
The Pentagon and global arms bodies estimate actual spending may be anywhere from 40 to 50 per cent more because the budget doesn't include the costs of high-tech weapons imports ... People's Liberation Army, the world's largest standing military.
Australia Silently Stopped Testing of Food Imports
Mathaba News Network - 3/4/2015 7:44:09 AM
From: Mathaba More: Australia has ceased all testing of food imports from Japan, other Asian countries food also contaminated ... toxins and pollution from dumping into the sea by China, a world leader in pollution, and formerly by the United States ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Friday for its second film festival in seven years but the deeply conservative country has one major problem -- cinemas are banned. More
Tanzania Marks World Wildlife Day
AllAfrica - 3/4/2015 10:57:26 AM
"Tanzania, according to Statistics from the recent World Economy Forum (WEF), is the second ... "We appreciate the steps taken by the government of China to ban imports of ivory and we urge other countries to do the same... we are however urging China ...
Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm to Country
Arutz Sheva - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
Iran has substantial assets outside the country – as much as $80 billion, which sanctions have frozen in various banks around the world. Iran's domestically ... the government has imposed harsh bans on imports, like smartphones and other technologically ...
CFIA says more countries restrict Canadian beef imports due to BSE
nanaimodailynews.com - 2/23/2015 2:42:51 PM
EDMONTON - More countries are restricting Canadian beef over concerns about mad cow disease. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency website says Peru, Belarus and Taiwan have imposed temporary restrictions on beef imports. Earlier this month, South Korea ...
Softwood Log Imports to China Slowed in the 4Q/14, But 2014 Was Still a Record Year with the Import Value Surpassing 5.4 Billion Dollars
PR.com - 3/4/2015 7:58:28 AM
China is the largest importer of logs in the world and although the log shipments to the ... Because of high log inventory and lower demand for wood in China, the country reduced its log imports towards the end of 2014, with import volumes in the 4Q ...
JETRO survey: Analysis of Japan-China Trade in 2014 (Based on imports of both countries)
jetro.go.jp - 2/25/2015 7:09:30 AM
JETRO has conducted the survey based on imports of both countries. This is because trade statistics are ... Among trade partners around the world, China continued to rank first in the value of Japan's total trade and imports, while in exports, it continued ...
ArKay Beverages Announces the Launch of the World's First Draft Non-Alcoholic Beer
GlobeNewswire - 3/4/2015 8:19:57 AM
An international dimension will lead ArKay imports around the world, serving regional distributors as well ... ArKay is now present in 32 countries and we will employ over 200 people by the end of 2015. ArKay Malt Beverages 401 East Las Olas Blvd Suite ...
Softwood Log Imports to China Slowed in the 4q, but 2014 was Still a Record Year with the Import Value Surpassing B$ 5.4
Press Release Point - 3/4/2015 10:14:29 AM
Later in 2014, the world market oil prices fell by over 50 percent. This price drop had major ramifications for Russia because oil is the major export commodity for the country. Together, these two events have shaken the Russian financial institutions and ...
More countries restricting Canadian beef imports over mad cow concerns
Canadian Manufacturing - 2/24/2015 1:01:27 PM
EDMONTON—More countries are restricting Canadian beef over concerns about mad cow disease. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website says Peru, Belarus and Taiwan have imposed temporary restrictions on beef imports. Earlier this month ...
Nigeria: One Of World’s Largest Oil Producers Is Running Out Of Gasoline?
360 nobs - 3/4/2015 4:33:52 PM
Reuters report that Nigeria exports around two million barrels per day of crude but a neglected refining system means it is almost wholly reliant on imports for the 40 million ... end of military rule in 1999. The country’s oil company have tried to ...
World's Fattest Countries
Forbes - 2/7/2007 11:59:27 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 ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/6/2014 11:44:31 AM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world economies ... The bulk of those imports came from Canada—where a boom in oil production has helped create a glut of crude that is weighing on prices. The crash in oil prices is costing ...