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, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Kazakhstan suspends Russian fuel imports to avert surplus
Yahoo News - 3/5/2015 8:00:16 PM
Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - Energy ... country's fuel needs. Russia is one of Kazakhstan's top trade partners and both are members of the Eurasian Economic Union, a regional free trade bloc driven by the Kremlin. Eduard Poletaev, director of the World ...
Kenya: World Bank Forecasts 6 Percent Growth for Kenya This Year
AllAfrica - 3/5/2015 2:30:59 PM
Nairobi — The World Bank has forecast ... counties will be the key drivers of the country's economy in 2015," Randa said. He is however wary of the country's exports growth has been lagging behind that of imports, and urged the country to focus more ...
Brussels Seeks a Bigger Say in EU Members’ Energy Talks With Russia
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 9:54:09 AM
at an annual cost of around €400 billion ($454 billion)—making it the world’s biggest energy importer. Six of its member countries get all of their gas imports from Russia, a reliance the commission believes has led to unfairly high prices for ...
As World’s Hottest Economy Unravels, Nigerians Feel the Squeeze
Bloomberg - 3/6/2015 3:31:14 AM
Yes, the country was a rising African power and yes, it had become the world’s fastest-growing major economy ... Sanusi found they were mostly being left to rot in the fields, while imports of tomato paste — a staple ingredient for suya meat sticks ...
Holy Lights: Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques Will Go Solar By Year’s End
mintpressnews.com - 3/2/2015 10:59:48 AM
AMMAN, Jordan — Like most countries throughout the Middle East and around the world, Jordan relies heavily on ... the kingdom’s mosques spend up to $1,400 a month on electricity bills. As Jordan imports 96 percent of its energy, installing solar ...
Impotent Western Sanctions Fail To Disrupt Russian Energy Exports
Oil Price - 3/3/2015 11:01:36 PM
Energy exports from Russia ... Despite sanctions, Russian coal is moving at higher volumes to the European countries most dependent on the cheap fossil fuel for home heating. German coal imports are the highest since 2006, as importers take advantage ...
Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements
Spy Ghana - 2/26/2015 12:30:26 PM
Rising demand for power and disruptions to gas supplies from Egypt have left Jordan struggling to meet its energy requirements, with imports adding to the economic ... Yet last month also brought a warning from the World Bank that falling oil prices ...
EU seeks to lower energy dependency
worldbulletin.net - 2/25/2015 1:57:32 PM
The EU wants member states to allow at least 10 percent of their electricity to be transported across borders to their neighboring countries by 2020 ... The EU, the largest energy importer in the world, imports 53 percent of its energy at an annual ...
Pakistan’s energy crisis could topple government, warns expert
Dawn - 3/5/2015 6:48:41 PM
Pakistan’s government recently cut import taxes on solar panels and approved the use of grid-connected solar energy and rooftop solar installations in a bid to boost solar power across the country. Last year the government set up the country’s first ...
Which are the 15 most miserable countries in the world?
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 3/3/2015 12:10:12 PM
The collapse in world oil prices has left the country short of dollars needed to import many basic goods ... from the 2.5pc it forecast in October. Electricity blackouts are now a daily reality and expected to continue for the next three years.
China pledges to boost clean energy, industrial restructuring
Rappler - 3/5/2015 4:51:10 AM
"We will strive for zero-growth in the consumption of coal in key areas of the country," Premier Li Keqiang ... aimed at propping up coal prices by curbing imports and controlling output. China's top energy official, Nur Bekri, said in comments published ...
Spain sees energy deal as EU step to cut Russia dependence
The Miami Herald - 3/5/2015 7:50:07 AM
Spanish Energy Minister Jose Manuel Soria said Thursday the deal to double the electricity interconnection capacity between the three countries and kick-start ... its dependence on Russian gas." The EU imports almost one third of the natural gas that ...
How a Pyrenees pipeline could weaken Putin’s grip on European energy
Global Post - 3/3/2015 5:36:29 AM
Those new connections could slash Europe’s reliance on Russian energy ... negotiating fuel import deals. The aim is to have the EU “speak with one voice” and counter the Russian practice of offering favorable terms to individual countries to ...
Top 10 Oil Richest Countries in the World
explorationworld.com - 3/3/2015 5:15:01 AM
Saudi Arabian oil imports have become something of a campaigning tool for pro-energy, American political ... which accounts for about 17 percent of the world’s total proved reserves, according to the EIA. The country’s natural gas sector has taken ...
Back to its roots? Egypt plans to halt gas imports by 2020
Al Bawaba - 2/24/2015 8:53:54 PM
Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most populous ... per day to meet the country's electricity needs during the ...