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
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration has spent nearly $34bn on dirty energy plants in countries ... infrastructure projects that countries see as the basis of a development model that started after World War II. Projects this large ...
Pakistan lifts ‘undeclared’ ban on Indian cotton imports
Hindustan Times - 12/8/2016 9:54:00 AM
“If implemented strictly, we will not be able to import cotton from any country in the world, let alone India ... owing to widespread factory closures in Punjab because of higher energy prices. Last year, a drop of 27% in domestic cotton output shaved ...
The World's Top Oil Market Is Starting to Lose Its Sheen
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 3:59:04 PM
Asia’s biggest buyer also seen reining in private refiners One of the biggest engines soaking up the world’s oil is starting ... an analyst with Energy Aspects. She predicts the nation’s imports may increase by 5 percent to 9 percent next year ...
Reasons Why The US Will Dominate The World Economy For The Foreseeable Future
Forbes - 12/5/2016 9:07:27 AM
Geopolitical Strategist Peter Zeihan is a global energy, demographic and ... navy to protect your internal trade. World War II ultimately brought the whole system crashing down. Since the United States was the only country involved in the war that did ...
Yemenis ‘slowly starving’ to death as world ‘turns blind eye’ – aid charity
RT - 12/9/2016 1:53:12 AM
The people of Yemen are ‘slowly starving’ to death as the world turns a blind eye ... which will also mark two years of conflict in the poorest country in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia began bombing the country in support of exiled president Abd ...
World Bank Approves $325m to Strengthen Cameroon’s Electricity Network
footprint2africa.com - 12/9/2016 10:14:17 AM
... as only 74 per cent of its population has direct access to electricity. With power supply and reliability identified as impediments to economic growth, the World Bank Country Director for Cameroon Elisabeth Huybens said this project will help ...
A Country Catalyst for Silver ETFs
ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 12/8/2016 8:31:05 PM
However, some silver market observers see the potential for some upside for the white metal courtesy of an interesting party: India, a country known ... curbing gold imports, culminating in a near-total ban in gold imports to the world’s greatest gold ...
S&P Global Platts Analysis of U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Data
Platts - 12/8/2016 6:55:02 AM
U.S. crude oil stocks fell last week, but the key storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma, saw its biggest build since 2009, and product stocks rose more than expected, U.S. Energy Information ... million barrels. By country of origin, imports from Angola ...
EU launches new investigation into Chinese steel imports
Reuters - 12/9/2016 4:37:51 AM
as it struggles to compete with cheap Chinese imports and high energy costs. G20 governments recognized in September that steel overcapacity was a serious problem. China, the source of 50 percent of the world's steel and the largest steel consumer ...
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 ...
PM Modi asks Indian energy companies to become MNCs
Times of India - 12/5/2016 10:11:52 AM
The world's third-largest energy consumer needs to raise domestic ... Stating that the country needs to increase domestic oil and gas production and reduce import dependence, he said, "I have set a target to reduce import dependence by 10% by 2022.
Koch Industries slams House GOP tax plan over import tax
The Times-Picayune - 12/8/2016 7:23:40 AM
In a statement, Koch objected to the plan's proposal to replace the current corporate income tax with a 20 percent levy on U.S. companies' domestic sales and on their imports of foreign ... profit they earn all over the world, a feature of the current ...
India needs energy accessible to poor: Modi
Webindia 123 - 12/5/2016 6:51:26 AM
He said India needs energy which was accessible to the poor. Stressing on the need to increase domestic production and reduce oil imports by 20 per cent by ... while uncertainty looms over many developed countries, Modi also called for India's global ...
Indonesia and the world’s largest energy exporting countries
The Jakarta Post - 4/1/2012 3:53:29 AM
The country is the world’s largest exporter of natural gas ... Asian’s demand for energy is increasing rapidly as is the continent’s dependency on energy imports. While most trade in natural gas and coal in Asia are intra-continental (with Indonesia ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries begin to import more
eia.gov - 8/24/2016 12:06:52 PM
Japan, South Korea, and China are the three largest importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, accounting for ... Niño also contributed to lower electricity consumption and reduced LNG imports in those countries. Potential for LNG demand ...