Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
Japan’s LNG imports rise 14.6 percent in January
lngworldnews.com - 2/21/2017 8:17:53 AM
The country paid about $3.28 billion for LNG imports last month, a rise of 6.7 percent as compared to the same month in 2016, the data shows. Japan’s average price of spot LNG hit its two-year high record during January. The average price of spot LNG ...
Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan to Cut Oil Use
Bloomberg - 2/20/2017 8:26:14 AM
Saudi Arabia is kicking off its $50 billion renewable-energy push as the world ... Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Morocco are developing renewable energy to either curb their fuel imports or conserve ...
Ferrous scrap imports by India surged 27% in November
scrapmonster.com - 2/20/2017 9:30:40 AM
energy-efficient and cost-effective manner. Incidentally, India is world’s second largest scrap importer next to Turkey. The country imports approximately 6 million tonnes of scrap steel every year.
India world's largest importer of major arms in the last four years
Economic Times - 2/20/2017 12:00:59 PM
MUMBAI: India was the world’s largest importer of major arms between 2012 ... increase in arms transfers are driven by demand in Middle east and Asia, with imports by countries in South East Asia going up by 6.2 per cent from 2007–11 to 2012 ...
The power of power: Energy complexities in Asia
orfonline.org - 2/21/2017 8:39:22 AM
... of interregional energy imports will be 70 percent. Asia will then account for all growth in energy trade and India will have overtaken China as the world’s largest energy importer. Energy demands in industrialised countries in Europe and North ...
China bans all coal imports from North Korea amid growing tensions
CNN - 2/20/2017 3:57:12 PM
Beijing (CNN)China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea ... China's Ministry of Commerce, in a public notice jointly issued with the country's customs agency Saturday, said the decision was made to comply with a UN Security Council ...
Gold imports shrink 32.7% to $19.74 bn in April-January
Money Control - 2/20/2017 8:47:43 AM
Total imports of the precious metal in the corresponding period of 2015-16 stood at USD 29.31 billion. According to industry experts, softening prices of the precious metal in the domestic and world markets ... In volume terms, the country's total official ...
Global arms sales surge driven by Middle East demand
Al JAZEERA - 2/20/2017 10:49:24 AM
In the Middle East, arms imports jumped by 86 percent between 2012 and 2016, accounting for 29 percent of global weapons purchases. The increase was nearly double from the previous five-year period studied. Saudi Arabia was the world's second largest arms ...
World View: China Announces It Will Block Imports of North Korea’s Coal
Breitbart News - 2/20/2017 1:52:32 AM
In order to import foreign goods ... step up and provide answers to a world that right now can only patiently wait.” That story also criticized North Korea for using assassination at all: Regardless of how intense a country’s political struggle ...
India is world’s largest arms importer: SIPRI
Hindustan Times - 2/20/2017 3:14:15 PM
India was the world’s largest importer of major arms ... Institute (SIPRI), India accounted for 13% of the total global arms import between 2012–16 which is highest among all the countries. The report said while China was increasingly able to ...
World Buys More Weapons Than Ever Before, India Tops List
NDTV - 2/21/2017 5:07:36 PM
Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world's largest defense ... for 9.7 percent of global imports, still more than any other country, the group's data shows.
Calif. lawmaker's new bill: 100% clean energy
USA Today - 2/20/2017 10:30:55 PM
The World Economic Forum estimates solar and wind are ... turbines and big solar farms are already the cheapest sources of new electricity generation across much of the country — and they're still getting cheaper. In California, solar is the least ...
Shell: 2016 Global Net LNG Imports Increase by 17 Million Tons
hellenicshippingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:16:36 PM
This included an increase in net LNG imports of 17 MT. Many expected a strong increase ... In China, a government target has been set for gas to make up 15% of the country’s energy mix by 2030, up from 5% in 2015. Meanwhile, Southeast Asia is projected ...
Goldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population, but only a 30th of its energy'.
The Indian Express - 6/20/2014 8:52:43 AM
... is facing energy challenges as the country doesn’t produce enough to meet its needs. In FY14, India’s net energy imports were at 6.3 per cent of GDP. Goldman Sachs report said, “India has a fifth of the world’s population, but only a 30th of ...
Cost Of Electricity By Country
worldatlas.com - 2/8/2017 11:56:44 PM
... sourcing the bulk of Italian natural gas imports include Libya, Russia, and Algeria. Within the near future, the country may be forced to move in the direction of producing more of its electricity from solar energy, geothermal power and/or hydropower ...