Rising oil and gas production and improving energy efficiency in the US could slash its oil imports in half by the end of 2020 from levels seen two years ago, the West's energy watchdog said on Wednesday.
The Paris-based Inter
India will start buying gold again after a two-month gap as the government and banks have agreed how new rules on imports should work, easing prices in the world's biggest bullion buyer and helping supplies just as seasonal demand kicks in.
The value food and agricultural commodity imports into Saudi Arabia currently stands at around $2.62 billion per year, marking 15 per cent of the total imports at $17.5 billion, said the organisers of an upcoming agriculture expo in Riyadh.
Libya has begun importing diesel and fuel oil to keep power plants operating after protests closed most of the gas fields in its eastern region which usually supply them, an industry executive said on Monday.
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The Middle East imported goods and foodstuff worth more than $6.56 billion during the first half of 2013, according to figures released by the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.
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Saudi Arabia imported 982,000 vehicles in 2012, as against 737,000 in the preceding year, marking an increase of 33 per cent, a report said.
The value of vehicle imports in 2012 reached SR76.6 billion ($20.4 billion), reflecting a
All customs exits of Bahrain will work round the clock in the coming days to meet the high demand for imports and exports, said the Customs Affairs.
It called upon those who handle customs clearance to process their paperwork at c
Twenty-two meat products imported into Bahrain have been pulled off the shelves following the discovery of pork and horsemeat in them, prompting a call for legal action by consumer protection activists, a report said.
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Egypt has less than two months' supply of imported wheat left in its stocks, ousted President Mohamed Mursi's minister of supplies said, revealing a shortage more acute than previously disclosed.
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