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
UAE ranks16th globally in exports: WTO
Emirates247 - 4/18/2015 9:28:16 AM
The UAE has retained its high ranking among the world's top 16 exporter nations ... a bigger growth than that of developed countries, which was 2.2 per cent. Developing countries imports grew by 2 per cent while developed countries imports grew by 3.2 ...
India ranks 19th among world's top exporters
Rediff India Abroad - 4/14/2015 2:33:39 PM
The total world merchandise exports were $18,427 billion whereas imports were $18, 574 billion. "South-South trade represented 52 per cent of developing countries’ exports in 2014 which mean developing countries today trade on average more with other ...
India intends to be world’s second largest steel producer by 2020
customstoday.com.pk - 4/17/2015 4:07:20 AM
Some imports did not conform to the country’s quality parameters ... A special address was presented by Mr Edwin Basson, Director General, World Steel Association. “In India, we are honored to have the largest steel producers as members,” he declared ...
India's March palm oil imports jump 25%: SEA
Money Control - 4/15/2015 4:05:32 PM
However, the country's palm oil imports could reduce in the coming months as Malaysia has reimposed 4.5 percent export duty on crude palm oil (CPO) from April 1 and Indonesia too is planning to do the same soon, it added. India, the world's leading ...
USDA Livestock & Poultry: World Markets & Trade
thecattlesite.com - 4/17/2015 3:13:03 PM
Imports by a number of oil-reliant countries including Russia are reduced significantly on economic challenges such as declining oil revenues and weaker currencies. • U.S. production is revised up 2 percent to 11.1 million tons on higher cattle weights.
Ebola-hit countries call for $8 bn for 'Marshall Plan'
MENAFN - 4/17/2015 4:24:38 PM
Apr 17 2015 - UAE imports USD199.3m of Swedish wood ... Prague - Czech ice-hockey legend Jaroslav Holik, who led his country's under-20 team to world titles in 2000 and 2001 as a coach, has died at the age of 72, local media said
The World Bank’s Long War on Peasants
teleSUR - 4/18/2015 2:11:37 AM
Under McNamara the World Bank partnered with the Rockefeller Foundation ... farmers had long relied upon while abruptly forcing them to compete with imports from industrialized countries like the United States. And third, it made it easier for wealthy ...
California imports of Bakken crude by barge sets record in 2014
Jamestown Sun - 4/13/2015 11:53:11 PM
... either by rail or barge represent only a fraction of California's total crude imports. California imported nearly 300 million barrels of crude from foreign countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq last year, he noted. But Bakken transported on water ...
Malawi economy grows at moderate pace – World Bank
Nyasa Times - 4/13/2015 11:53:11 PM
The World Bank s has aid in a report released ... “This means the country has to trade an increasingly large volume of exports to pay for the same volume of imports. But Malawi has a real opportunity if she reduces her trade costs,” says Mombert ...
Russia imports fall by more than a third in first quarter
Greensboro News & Record - 4/7/2015 9:55:38 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's customs service says imports were down 35.6 percent in the first quarter of the year as international sanctions and the low value of the ruble isolate the country from global markets. The customs service says imports totaled $37.9 ...
Pakistan cotton imports to soar - leading world trend
Agrimoney - 4/9/2015 10:14:44 AM
For Vietnam, USDA staff have forecast a 10.0% rise to a record 4.19m bales in imports, although that represents a slowdown for a country whose demand growth has bucked the stagnant world trend. The USDA will next month unveil its first official estimates ...
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries falls 23.64 pct
Macau Daily Times - 4/17/2015 12:11:06 AM
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries in January and February reached ... In Brazil, China’s biggest world trading partner, two-way trade totalled US$9.79 billion (-18.46 percent), with China selling goods to Brazil worth US$5.81 billion ...
UPDATE 1-S.Korea's March Iran crude imports surge; Jan-March drop y/y -customs
Reuters - 4/15/2015 3:05:17 AM
Iran crude imports in March ... customs data from the world's fifth-largest crude oil importer showed on Wednesday. Asia's fourth-largest economy brought 1.4 million tonnes or 114,115 bpd of crude from the Middle Eastern country in the first three months ...
Japan's nuclear restart halted by court
WSBT 22 - 4/15/2015 8:20:14 AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pushed for a return to nuclear energy, arguing it is essential to the country's economic recovery to reduce the skyrocketing utility bills associated with energy imports ... according to the "world's strictest ...
India's Thermal Coal Imports Will Soon Top 200 Million Metric Tons
Seeking Alpha - 4/16/2015 4:01:21 AM
though some exporting countries are happy to have the business. India sits on mountains of thermal coke, yet mainly due to bureaucracy, it has to depend on imports. The day, it seems, is not far off when India will topple China as the world's number one ...