Americans depend upon imports to fill the gap.
We badly need a new refinery to reduce our oil product imports. We are seeking a partner.
The New Year holidays hold back exports. Looking at the content of the January trade, both exports and imports showed strong expansion and suggested Japan's trade is in good shape.
We got a bigger-than-expected decline because offshore production is still down by more than 50 percent and imports were down. The shock of Katrina is still being felt.
Canada imports 94% of its prescription drugs and regulates the prices at levels much lower than in the U.S. Internet pharmacies then sell those cheap drugs to Americans, some states legalizing this trade.
I am absolutely positive that Ukraine must return to its contractual obligations on gas imports, as well as take measures to limit energy consumption.
Largely speaking, Moldova is trying through Ukraine to solve political tasks and establish full control over the exports and imports of our republic. This is unacceptable.
[EU leaders] reached a compromise that still leaves Europe significantly protected against imports.
We still need oil imports to sustain growth. In the environment of high international oil prices, our import bill is also soaring.
China plans to increase imports, so it will tolerate gains in the yuan. A rising yuan will help to slow exports and help lower the cost of imports.
The gains in imports are a sign of strong domestic demand and show how resilient the economy is now. With growth in the U.S. and other export markets set to accelerate, exports will be strong for some time.
The risk would be very low, if proper precautions are strictly followed, ... And even if imports are resumed, we must consider halting (imports) once again if those conditions are not met.
They have not actually suspended all the imports (to Hong Kong) as I far as I know.
America is becoming more and more dependent upon imports from foreign manufacturers than we are exports from our country in all fields: in appliances, in clothing, even food. This year America may become for the first time in its history a net food importer.
By 2010, Africa could be providing the United States with as many oil imports as the Middle East.
Since Europe is dependent on imports of energy and most of its raw materials, it can be subdued, if not quite conquered, without all those nuclear weapons the Soviets have aimed at it simply through the shipping routes and raw materials they control.
The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received.
The E.U. imports more agricultural goods from developing countries around the world than does the U.S., Canada and Japan, combined.
It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.