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
The 11 Most Resource Deprived Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 6/29/2015 6:15:30 AM
Natural resources have also made trading, import and export possible. It’s interesting to see how there are some countries in the world that are deprived of these natural resources, but these countries have learned to adapt to their situation.
WTO rules against emergency car import duties imposed by Ukraine in 2012
customstoday.com.pk - 6/29/2015 10:54:41 AM
KIEV: Emergency car import duties imposed by Ukraine in 2012 to safeguard its own auto industry violate global trade rules, the World Trade Organisation said ... also urging the country to “revoke its safeguard measure on passenger cars.”
Greek crisis: 'We rely on imports. Soon even the most basic goods won't be available’
Daily Telegraph - 6/29/2015 8:55:58 PM
"The Greek economy is not production based, it's highly reliant on imports of goods and raw materials," he told The Telegraph. "In other countries where capital controls of this sort of have been put in place, businesses are usually exempted, but not this ...
The Furniture Industry In The Gulf Countries: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar
The Street - 6/25/2015 4:21:33 PM
and by country/area world comparisons of the imports/consumption and exports/production ratios, placing all the statistics in a broader context. more than 200 short profiles of manufacturers and distributors operating in the country and a competitive ...
Malawi: Grain Traders Faults Govt's Maize Import From Tanzania, Zambia - 'Locals Can Supply'
AllAfrica - 6/29/2015 8:45:50 AM
"I think government is taking Malawians for granted when dealing with the hunger issue in the country. You remember weeks ago we passed a bill in parliament authorizing government to borrow $80 million money from the World Bank among which buying maize was ...
CORRECTED-COLUMN-Why are China's copper scrap imports in long-term decline? Andy Home
Reuters - 6/29/2015 12:06:16 PM
The country sucked in 4.9 million tonnes from the rest of the world that year. Imports then fell to 4.4 million tonnes in 2013 and to 3.9 million tonnes in 2014. And they are still falling. The tally over January-May this year was 1.4 million tonnes ...
New plan of action proposed for shark protection in country
Times of India - 6/29/2015 9:57:25 AM
KOCHI: A new set of guidelines for the protection of sharks in the country's territorial ... prohibiting the export and import of shark fins in February this year. India is one of the major shark fishing nations of the world, contributing to about 9% ...
Truffle dogs sniff out pungent fungus prized by foodies
York Daily Record - 6/29/2015 3:16:33 AM
They get rewarded for using their noses, which is how they see the world," she said. On a recent morning ... using the same techniques their company is using in the U.S. and other countries. In California's wine-growing regions of Napa and Sonoma valleys ...
Guest column: A warning to the world from Tunisia
Aspen Times - 6/29/2015 6:08:21 AM
In free countries such as in the West ... As the numbers increase, so do the cries of persecution and requests for Islamic law. Hints of the import of Islam into a new world arise with Halal foods being dispensed and the general resistance of Muslims ...
This country is now the world’s third biggest oil importer
FORTUNE - 6/19/2015 9:19:10 AM
India nows holds the distinction as third-largest importer of oil in the world. Overtaking Japan for the number three spot last year, India now ranks behind only the United States and China, according to OilPrice.com. The country has seen its imports rise ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
(Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest oil reserves ... Having to import oil is ...
Top Oil Imports by Country: Where the U.S. Gets Its Oil
Think Advisor - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
As world oil prices gyrate in rhythm with the unrest sweeping Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) countries (and prices rise on investment vehicles like energy ETFs), worries abound that the U.S. will feel the pinch of production losses in Libya.
World Rice Import Projections by Country for October
Bloomberg - 10/12/2011 11:59:38 PM
Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Following is a table detailing worldwide rice import projections from the U.S. Department of Agriculture: To contact the reporter on this story: Mike Sebany in Washington at firstname.lastname@example.org To contact the editor responsible for ...
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 ...
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 ...