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
UK trade deficit wider on illegal drug imports
Business Recorder - 9/17/2014 9:40:29 PM
LONDON: Britain's trade deficit widened by 4 billion pounds due to imports of illegal drugs in 2012, equivalent to more than 10 percent of the country's trade shortfall that year, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics.
World Food Moscow: Lack of financing puts Russian importers under pressure; Importer trials Norwegian herring purchases via Belarus
undercurrentnews - 9/17/2014 8:47:23 AM
... after banning imports from a range of countries on Aug. 7, Russia then resumed imports from several Vietnamese pangasius exporters, which had been shut off from Russia since Jan. 31. Speaking at the World Food exhibition, Tam Tam Group, which sells ...
COLUMN-China coal restrictions may have little impact on imports: Russell
Reuters - 9/17/2014 1:23:34 AM
BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company and a major ... mining industry would be far more effective than restricting imports, which only make up about 7 percent of the country's total consumption. Also, allowing the continued use of lower ...
US soy exports to China could drop by quarter with crush-margins at 2-yr low
Reuters - 9/16/2014 8:27:06 AM
Chinese imports of U.S. soybeans could plunge by as much as a quarter in the crop year that began this month after processing margins in the country fell to their lowest in two years, industry sources said. The potential drop in shipments to the world's ...
China’s oil imports surge by 17.5 percent
Businessday - 9/9/2014 11:44:30 PM
China, the world’s top oil importer ... estimates that China surpassed the US in net oil imports sometime late last year. The country’s oil imports are rising due to its rapid growth, as more and more people are driving. Part of it is due to the ...
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.
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 announced Thursday that it had banned imports of meat, fish ... Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the import ban on orders from the country's president, Vladimir Putin, in response to sanctions imposed on Russia by the West over ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
China’s Gold Imports Jump as Country May Become Biggest User
Businessweek - 5/8/2012 4:06:52 AM
Mainland China’s gold imports from Hong Kong surged more than sixfold in the first quarter, adding to signs that the country may displace India as the world’s largest consumer of the precious metal on an annual basis. Imports from Hong Kong were ...
US soy exports to China may drop by a quarter
The Star Online - 9/16/2014 10:24:37 PM
Chinese imports of US soybeans could plunge by as much as a quarter in the crop year that began this month after processing margins in the country fell to their lowest in two years, industry sources said. The potential drop in shipments to the world’s ...
This Is What The World Exports And Imports
The Business Insider - 4/29/2014 8:07:01 AM
The top map shows the big exports from every country. The bottom is the country's imports. Each region is depicted by a few categories, and the number next to each category represents how big that category is for each country. Standard Chartered Standard ...