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
South Korea imports less LNG in Aug
lngworldnews.com - 9/23/2016 7:06:26 AM
Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by South Korea, the world’s second-largest buyer of the chilled ... as compared to 2.12 million mt in the corresponding period in 2015. The country paid about US$649 million for August imports, down 34.3 percent ...
Why do countries import American goods without doing their homework ?
usmessageboard.com - 9/24/2016 10:54:19 AM
Why do countries import American made goods without doing their homework ... Click to expand... $13 a day is 3rd world slave labor. And there is only 24 hours per day. I think that countries should ban products made in the following states...
India Growing 8% a Year Seen by Citi Helping Oil, Gold Demand
Bloomberg - 9/26/2016 4:46:52 AM
The world’s second-largest country by population after China will see its economy ... Domestic production of coal for power will rise even faster, reducing imports, while a strong domestic steel-production outlook means the nation will have to increase ...
Mexico Energy Profile: Among Largest Sources Of US Oil Imports – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 9/24/2016 1:21:39 AM
Mexico is one of the largest producers of petroleum and other liquids in the world, the fourth-largest ... likely depend on more pipeline imports from the United States or liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from other countries. All other fuel types ...
Vegetable oil import increasing, oilseed production poor
indiaretailing.com - 9/23/2016 9:00:58 AM
Increased import of vegetable oil, coupled with low oilseed production paints a disappointing picture of the country’s vegetable oil industry ... said that India was the world’s leading cooking oil importer and there was need to “adopt policies ...
Indonesian diesel demand picks up as coal miners churn out more
Reuters - 9/26/2016 3:06:39 AM
Once Asia's top buyer of diesel, Indonesia's imports of the fuel slowed to a fraction ... Prices in the Southeast Asian country have been rising since May. Indonesia - the world's biggest thermal coal exporter - shipped out 3.71 million tonnes to China ...
Can America Import Scandinavian-Style Socialism?
Bacon's Rebellion - 9/25/2016 11:28:55 AM
The Nordics have among the highest per capita incomes of any country in the world, they have low levels of income inequality, and they rank among the highest countries globally in surveys of happiness. Liberal icons from President Barack Obama and ...
China Ends Complete Ban on Beef From U.S. as Imports Explode
Ag Web - 9/23/2016 8:53:48 AM
China halted imports of U.S. beef in 2003 after a case of mad cow disease was found in Washington state. The country is the world’s second-biggest beef buyer after rapid growth over the past decade created the world’s second-largest economy and an ...
Countries Requiring The Least Paperwork To Import Goods
worldatlas.com - 8/23/2016 4:04:16 PM
Several nations with world-leading economies require 3 or fewer documents to import goods into their countries' borders. New technologies help minimize import paperwork and make trade processes more efficient in developed countries. Import and export trade ...
China to extend anti-dumping measures on U.S. broiler chicken product imports
Metro International - 9/26/2016 3:35:17 AM
The commerce ministry said on Aug. 22 that China would extend anti-subsidy measures on imports of U.S. broiler chicken products for a further five years, effective from Aug. 30. (Reuters) - Israel qualified for their first World Baseball Classic with a 9-1 ...
China's crude oil imports by source country 2014
www.statista.com - 9/21/2016 7:33:16 PM
That year, some nine percent of China's oil imports came from Iran. In 2011, China was the main target country for Iranian oil exports. China’s emergence as one of the world’s major powerhouses has fueled the country’s thirst for energy and turned it ...
China investigating North Korean bank, report says
Herald Standard - 9/26/2016 4:11:04 AM
In April, China banned imports of North Korean coal and iron ore, an important revenue source for the impoverished country. That was followed in June by a ban on exports to the North of "dual use" items, including metal alloys, cutting and laser-welding ...
China lifts 13-year ban on beef imports from U.S.
WGNO - 9/22/2016 6:13:20 PM
China is already the world’s second biggest beef buyer. Imports grew roughly 10 times between 2010 and 2015, according to the U.S. meat export federation. Demand for imported meat is growing in China as the country’s middle class gets richer ...
The Largest Source Of Imports By Country
brilliantmaps.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However, a closer look shows that’s it the largest source of imports for Nepal ... as well as an important source of imports for many countries around the world.
How Bhutan became the world’s greenest country
Live Mint - 9/24/2016 5:56:39 PM
The country is heavily dependent on imports—nearly 50% of its rice comes from India ... s negotiators at the Paris climate change agreement in December 2015, where the world’s nations committed to restrict the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 ...