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
U.S. energy imports hit two-decade low in 2013
Los Angeles Times - 4/2/2014 9:53:36 PM
With domestic oil and gas production on the rise, net U.S. energy imports plunged ... that fuel stayed in the country as export growth slowed as well. By 2015, the U.S. is forecasted to surpass Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world's top oil producer ...
Morocco 2014 Q1 trade deficit rises 10.7 pct
Reuters - 4/15/2014 3:11:38 PM
The north African country's wheat imports jumped 57 percent or 3.03 billion ... subsidies from the start of January to counter rising world prices. Those measures will expire at the end of April. Energy imports rose 17 percent to 26.24 billion dirhams ...
Australia on track to become world superpower in energy exports
Deutsche Welle - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
Raw materials like iron ore and coal make up the bulk of the ... force in energy exports. Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane announced in October that Australia would soon become the second largest, if not the largest, exporter of LNG in the world.
China Is Looking to Ban High-Sulfur Coal Imports
Softpedia News - 4/14/2014 9:29:14 AM
Recent reports say that, presently, China's coal consumption rivals that of the world. This means that ... Specialists say that, should the country move to ban high-sulfur coal imports, its energy sector might just green up its ways a bit.
The Most Energy-Efficient Countries
Forbes - 7/2/2008 11:54:43 PM
Next year in Copenhagen, world leaders will assemble and attempt ... Not surprising, the countries with the most energy-efficient economies are those who import their energy supplies. Japan leads the way. It is, after all, birthplace of the Kyoto Protocols ...
COLUMN-Shale revolution reverses global energy flow: Kemp
Thomson Reuters - 4/9/2014 10:39:35 AM
And on the products side, the United States has sharply cut gasoline imports from Europe and emerged as a major diesel and LPG supplier to countries in Latin America and further afield. The North American energy revolution and rapid industrialisation in ...
Energy efficiency boosts German tech exports
The Local - 4/13/2014 9:16:06 AM
When it comes to machines, tools and systems that consume the least energy, German companies from world-famous Siemens and Bosch down to the country's highly specialised ... which has traditionally had to import most of its energy, has achieved reductions ...
Nukes Best Option Against Russian Gas
Forbes - 4/15/2014 4:56:02 AM
At the same time, nuclear energy, the best hedge against Russian fuel imports ... countries like the U.S. and Germany have given Putin the opening to expand his influence more broadly than just through pipelines. Russia cannot compete on the world stage ...
Asian FTG Market Eye Publishes its First-Ever World Coal Trade Map
ABC 9 KTRE - 4/14/2014 3:55:47 PM
... coal trading partners for major coal exporters Bar graphs illustrating imports by coal type for major importing countries Map showing projected growth of world energy consumption by region Bar graph depicting world carbon dioxide emissions The 2013 ...
Shale Revolution Reverses Global Energy Flow
Marine Link - 4/9/2014 10:46:44 AM
The United States has replaced OPEC as the marginal petroleum supplier to the world ... cut gasoline imports from Europe and emerged as a major diesel and LPG supplier to countries in Latin America and further afield. The North American energy revolution ...
Energy disputes fuelled by security and money
Irish Independent - 4/10/2014 11:52:58 PM
More positively, recent technological changes and the discovery of new sources of oil and gas around the world have blown out of ... The amount of money that leaks out of the country each year for purchases of energy imports stood at €7bn last year ...
124 Countries Ranked by Ability to Deliver Secure, Affordable and Sustainable Energy
World Economic Forum - 12/11/2013 8:46:00 PM
Performance across North America shows contrasting circumstances, from the import and fossil fuel dependence ... energy system aims to make Costa Rica the world's first carbon-neutral country, with 99% of electricity output from renewable energy sources.
Sweden ‘Most Sustainable Country in the World’
Environmental Leader - 8/19/2013 3:15:55 PM
For example, countries that rely heavily on fossil fuel imports are vulnerable to external price movements ... A report released last year in Doha by the World Energy Council urged governments to design long-term energy policies, enable market conditions ...
The 5 Most Energy Abundant Countries
The Motley Fool - 5/29/2013 1:58:22 AM
China imports about 500,000 barrels ... oil and gas reserves in the world. Of all the countries on this list, it is the only one where natural gas represents its most abundant resource, about 58% of total energy reserves. In spite of tough sanctions ...