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IMPORTS. Importations; as no state shall lay any duties on imports or exports. Const. U. S. Art. 1, s. 10; 7 How. U. S. Rep. 477.

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The increase is due mainly to massive imports of palm oil registering a 19pc year-on-year rise to $1.
212 million imported to fulfill the domestic requirements as compared the imports of 70,048 metric tons valuing of US$ 172.
According to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the food imports into the country during July-October (2017-18) were recorded at $2.
Also Pakistan not only imports for domestic consumption but a reasonable portion of the imports go to investment in industries in the form of imported capital equipment and machinery and also the imported intermediate goods which are value added and are exported.
Summary: RIYADH: The latest statistical figures supplied by the General Statistical Department showed that Saudi imports crossed the SR400 billion mark in 2010, registering a 12 percent increase compared to the previous year when imports were put at SR358 billion.
Concern is painfully acute among makers of commodity films, who are also suffering from massive imports of converted polyethylene retail bags.
Imports rose by more than 2 percent in both the second and third quarters of 2005 (see Diagram 101).
Faced with a severe shortage of natural rubber in the Indian domestic market, tire manufacturers have decided to opt for more imports in the coming months to tide them over the crisis, according to The Hindi Business Line.
Last December, the ITC reached a ruling in favor of McWane and found that imports of DIWF had increased rapidly and caused both a market disruption and material injury to the domestic industry.
For these reasons, imports of paper and board and papermaking fiber to China are significant.
has slowed, although year-to-date steel imports are still ahead of 2001.