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
Ban on cattle, meat imports from France lifted
Dawn - 11/26/2015 2:06:02 AM
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted the ban on import of live cattle and bovine meat from 41 countries, including France, declared ‘negligible risk’ by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Minister for National Food Security and Research ...
Should the world's poorest countries be allowed to continue copying patent-protected drugs?
Medical Xpress - 11/25/2015 11:32:43 AM
The World Trade Organisation has agreed to extend a waiver ... Developing and strengthening manufacturing capacities in LDCs is important as these countries are often unable to import cheap copies of patent protected drugs from countries like India.
For Poor Countries, Well-Worn Path to Development Turns Rocky
Wall Street Journal - 11/25/2015 9:02:24 AM
And, as developed countries age, there are signs that global demand for everything from cars to furniture is plateauing. Since the 2007-2008 financial crisis, world exports and imports have been expanding more slowly than world economic growth for the firs ...
Global Retread Symposium: U.S. Retreaders Are Not Alone in Dealing With Tier 4 Imports
Modern Tire Dealer - 11/26/2015 2:27:30 AM
Retread industry leaders and professionals from around the world gathered at the 2015 Global Tire Expo ... A central issue for retreaders in the U.S., Europe and some Latin American countries is the import of Tier 4 Asian-made truck tires.
Commerce & Industry Ministry for cut in import duty on gold
The Hindu - 11/25/2015 11:11:15 AM
Higher import of the yellow metal has adverse bearing on India’s current account deficit (CAD). India is the largest importer of gold in the world, which mainly caters ... in 2013-14. On the country’s overall exports, Sitharaman said the government ...
Clean Energy Investment in Emerging Markets Eclipses Activity in Rich Countries for the First Time
Greentech Media - 11/23/2015 11:59:33 PM
These countries installed a total of 50.4 gigawatts of new ... become more adept at financing clean energy projects in emerging economies. The World Bank, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and others have led successful ...
Russia, Turkey and World War G
Bloomberg - 11/24/2015 7:54:59 PM
Gazprom’s sales to Turkey have almost doubled in the past decade and now fulfill 57 percent of the country’s needs ... and work has already started on a pipeline to expand imports from there. Edward Chow of the Center for Strategic and International ...
Rich Countries Don’t Want Coal
Slate - 11/23/2015 10:52:08 AM
A world in which the U.K. is using no coal and the U.S. is using much less coal than it is now—and in which China and India account for the bulk of consumption—is one in which the prospects for a tax on carbon emissions, or taxes on coal imports and ...
China Likely To Invest Over $1 Trillion Overseas By 2020, Eyes Port Infrastructure In Central And Eastern Europe
International Business Times - 11/25/2015 3:04:29 AM
countries in Suzhou, China. China will probably import commodities worth more than $10 trillion during this period, Li said at the economic and trade forum, citing the annual growth in volumes of imports despite economic slowdown in the world's second ...
TABLE-India Oct oil imports up 3.8 pct m/m; Saudi top seller - trade
Reuters - 11/24/2015 3:48:37 AM
India, the world's fourth biggest oil consumer ... The following table shows India's imports by country according to tanker arrival information. The imports include condensate. Volumes are in '000 bpd.
This country just passed China as the fastest-growing in the world
The Business Insider - 11/25/2015 12:44:18 PM
each are home to about 20% of the world’s population, are major global trading partners with the sum of exports and imports accounting for 40%-50% of GDP. It is easy to get caught up in the similarities, but it is the differences that are the key to ...
Yet another way that poor countries will suffer the most from climate change
Washington Post - 11/24/2015 4:27:24 PM
in a warming world. Then they developed a second, counterfactual model in which countries aren’t allowed to import and export food. The difference between those scenarios should suggest how much relief trade can bring for countries struggling with crop ...
Putin responds to Turkey’s downing of Russian jet by sending air-defense missiles to Syria
US News and World Report - 11/25/2015 3:14:37 PM
Lavrov also said that Turkish territory was used by “terrorists” to prepare attacks in other countries, but offered no details ... Russia was the biggest source of Turkish imports last year, worth $25 billion, which mostly accounted for Russian ...
China growth is slowing where it hurts the world most - Fed paper | Reuters
Firstpost - 11/23/2015 11:52:23 PM
China's leaders earlier this month said they plan to keep growth in the world's second-largest ... driving down imports. "(T)he strength in the service sector is unlikely to provide much support for countries that export commodities to China," wrote ...
Two thirds of European oil refineries ready for tar sands imports
EurActiv.com - 11/25/2015 7:57:58 AM
In less than a week world leaders will meet in ... suggests the industry is preparing itself for imports by ensuring it has the necessary equipment. Tar sands oil is not produced in Europe, but it is in countries such as Canada, and Venezuela.