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
UPDATE 1-Japan June crude oil imports by source-METI
Reuters - 7/29/2016 9:45:54 AM
Following is a table of crude imports by source. Units are in kilolitres, with month-on-month and year-on-year percentage changes. (1 kilolitre is equal to 6.2898 barrels) Country Jun 2016 Share M/M Yr/Yr Total 14,941,268 100.0 -8.8 6.7 Middle East ...
World’s Largest Polluters Accused Of Violating Human Rights In Philippines
International Business Times - 7/28/2016 5:15:04 AM
Some of the world’s largest energy companies could face a landmark legal case for ... Made up of more than 7,000 islands, the Philippines is one of the countries more vulnerable to climate change. In the past decade it has seen four of its most ...
Russia clamps down on GM animal feed, banning imports from around the globe
naturalnews.com - 7/29/2016 6:04:00 AM
(NaturalNews) Russian authorities have announced a limit on GMO animal feed imports as the country continues taking steps towards ... important – resources Russia could become the world's largest supplier of healthy, environmentally friendly, high ...
India Under Pressure To Continue Steel 'Minimum Import Price' Tariff
Seeking Alpha - 7/29/2016 6:46:57 AM
There's a quiet battle being fought outside the limelight between India and other steel producing nations over the world's largest ... compliant instrument to regulate imports. Almost all steel producing major countries have imposed one form or the other ...
World has a stake in Hillary Clinton
The Economic Times - 7/29/2016 2:00:37 AM
A rule-based world trading system underpinned by the World Trade Organisation, trade treaties spanning many countries and governing many areas ... He tells supporters that slapping huge taxes on imports would bring manufacturing jobs back to the US.
North Korea Bans All Imports of Goods With Logos Resembling a Christian Cross
The Christian Post - 7/29/2016 2:36:24 AM
North Korea has not only accused the U.S. government of declaring war following the latest round of economic sanctions against Kim Jong Un, but the regime has also banned all imports ... Open Doors' 2016 World Watch List, naming the country as the greatest ...
Pope Francis opens World Youth Day in Krakow
KCCI 8 Des Moines - 7/28/2016 6:36:48 PM
Francis is making his first visit to the predominantly Catholic Eastern European country for ... from around the world every two or three years. "Nothing is more beautiful than seeing the enthusiasm, dedication, zeal and energy with which so many young ...
Britain to review EDF's Hinkley Point nuclear energy plan
Today - 7/29/2016 5:49:41 AM
LONDON - Britain is to launch a new review into a project led by French energy company EDF to build two new nuclear reactors, which would be the country's first new nuclear plant in decades. EDF's board narrowly voted to proceed with the Hinkley Point C ...
Morocco, Portugal Team For Energy Development
Forbes - 7/29/2016 8:34:19 AM
... leader in renewable energy development – a development key to easing the country’s long-standing dependence on costly and increasingly unreliable energy imports. Earlier this summer, France’s Engie also looked to Morocco to assist in the country ...
World markets mixed; BOJ announces modest stimulus expansion
The News & Advance - 7/29/2016 5:06:44 AM
JAPAN-ECONOMY: Japan's central bank ended a policy meeting Friday by announcing it will expand purchases of exchange traded funds from financial institutions to help inject more cash into the world's third ... OIL: In the energy market, benchmark U.S ...
Zimbabwe: Government Issues 6 000 Import Licences, 75 Percent to South African Products
AllAfrica - 7/29/2016 10:36:01 AM
The southern African country enforced a Consignment ... observed that most certificates were issued on imports coming from South Africa constituting 75 percent, followed by China, and the rest of the world," said the minister of Industry and Commerce ...
Iowa energy situation improving
Quad-Cities Times - 7/28/2016 5:39:32 PM
Simon Tripp, principal and senior director of Pittsburgh-based TEConony Partners, said his energy analysis found that Iowa consumes more raw energy than it produces and imports more raw ... more coal than the rest of country. Iowa is less reliant on ...
Algeria plans to boost oil output by 30%
CNN Money - 7/28/2016 2:54:54 PM
According to Algerian Energy Minister Nouredine Bouterfa ... its natural gas potential remains an interesting prospect. The country is sitting on the world's third largest reserves of natural gas, but its difficult business climate and complicated taxation ...
Peru’s new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides
San Francisco Gate - 7/28/2016 9:57:14 PM
The conservative Kuczynski has economics degrees from Oxford and Princeton and worked for decades on Wall Street and at the World Bank. His Cabinet reflects ... “I can’t remember in the country’s history such a pro-business Cabinet,” said Francisco ...
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 ...