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
Singapore named IEA association country, underlining energy hub status
CNBC - 10/24/2016 1:43:20 AM
To become a member, countries that are net oil importers must show they have reserves of crude oil and/or products that are equivalent to around 90 days of the previous years' average net oil imports. The government, even if it doesn't own the reserves ...
Japan's new recipe for exports - feed the world's foodies
Reuters - 10/25/2016 6:49:57 AM
Sales of sake rice wine and green tea to Europe are already booming, and Japan plans a marketing push to further increase brand awareness and will lobby European countries that restrict beef imports. The government has allocated almost $200 million for ...
Renewable Energy: India to Replace Coal with Cheaper Solar Power by 2022
Nature World News - 10/24/2016 12:20:25 PM
India is taking the lead in creating a country powered by renewable energy by replacing ... The report says that by the year 2035, India's gas import will increase by a staggering 573 percent, oil import by 169 percent and coal import by 85 percent.
Agri group: Import cap on rice failed to protect Philippines’ farmers
Inquirer - 10/23/2016 5:43:44 PM
Farmer groups and agribusiness operators are in favor of letting the import restriction on rice lapse by ... has been importing more than the minimum volume the country had committed to under a World Trade Organization (WTO) mechanism.
World Bank Releases October 2016 Indonesia Economic Quarterly
indonesia-investments.com - 10/25/2016 9:20:17 AM
Rodrigo Chaves, World Bank Country Director for Indonesia ... efforts to stabilize the price of rice (including rice imports and market operations) and (2) the expansion of social assistance programs. This includes the family hope conditional cash transfer ...
World Bank grants Romania USD 15 bln worth of financing in 25 years
Romania-Insider - 10/25/2016 8:51:39 AM
... first World Bank Country Manager for Romania was German Arna Hartmann. The World Bank’s first loan to Romania was a USD 180 million financing granted in 1991. It provided the Romanian Government with foreign exchange for the import of essential ...
China Sep Sugar imports at highest level since Dec
Commodity Online - 10/24/2016 4:56:36 AM
The Sugar import volume of the country reached 500,000 tonnes during the month as ... estimates in major producing regions is affecting the imports of China, the world’s top Sugar buyer. The USDA cuts its Sugar output forecast in Brazil' from 630 million ...
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.
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 ...
Poor Countries Tax Imports At The Border, Rich Countries Open Their Borders
Forbes - 2/7/2016 2:08:20 PM
So while in a perfect world global trade would be wholly untouched by politicians, the TPP is advantageous to American producers for it reducing taxes on their exports. It’s then hugely advantageous to the other countries involved simply because imports ...
Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Bhutan
7th Space - 10/25/2016 8:51:39 AM
that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in Bhutan, it has banned the import of poultry meat and products (including poultry eggs) from the country with ...
Myanmar to ramp up gem exports post-sanctions
asia.nikkei.com - 10/25/2016 12:59:12 AM
YANGON -- Earlier this month, Washington removed all remaining sanctions on Myanmar, including bans on imports ... Southeast Asian country. Expectations are growing among Myanmar businesses for the reopened window to the U.S., the world's largest gem ...
Egypt launches record LNG tender for 96 cargoes
egyptindependent.com - 10/25/2016 9:20:17 AM
Egypt launched the world's biggest tender for liquefied natural ... At the same time signs point to Egyptian gas import demand peaking as one of the country's two long-idle LNG export plants, at Idku, has tentatively resumed shipments at reduced levels.
AG CORNER: World beef markets and trade expected to grow in 2017
Stillwater NewsPress - 10/23/2016 6:59:29 AM
The latest global meat trade estimates from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service indicate that beef production and consumption among major beef countries is growing in 2016 and is projected to grow additionally in 2017 Aside from the U.S., the world’s ...
Oil prices drift south as upcoming OPEC meeting starts to look like a bust
Market Watch - 10/25/2016 12:59:12 AM
The country produced 4.78 million barrels ... Administration will be released Wednesday. China’s crude imports, however, remains a bright spot in the global oil markets. In September, the world’s second largest oil consumer imported 8.08 million ...