Definition: This entry is the total oil imported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Oil - imports map
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
China’s soybean imports, the world’s largest, may jump 17 percent in the next season as the country rebuilds stockpiles, Oil World said. China may import 68 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2013-14 marketing year that begins Aug. 1 ...
USA NEWS: Global Oil Reserve Enough for Countries to Cut Iran Oil Imports — Obama
fxpips.com - 3/30/2012 11:58:27 PM
UNITED States Pres. Barack Obama yesterday vowed to push on with stringent economic sanctions versus Iran, stressing that there was ample supply of oil in the global market to enable nations to slash imports of oil from Iran. Obama emphasized in his latest ...
Palm Oil Imports by China to Drop, Boosting World Stockpiles
Bloomberg - 1/12/2013 11:53:20 PM
Palm oil imports by China, the world’s biggest cooking oil consumer ... “The government has told companies and other countries that it will strictly enforce quality standards, and that’s causing shipments to plunge to half the usual ...
China Passes U.S. As World's Biggest Oil Importer
The Huffington Post - 10/10/2013 5:53:10 AM
China's economy, the world's second-largest ... Chinese state-owned oil companies have invested billions of dollars to develop oil and gas sources in Iraq, Central Asia and Africa. Some of that is meant for export to China but much of it ...
Government Cover Needed for Iran Oil Imports
newindianexpress.com - 12/3/2013 11:54:27 PM
India, the world ... Imports are now being undertaken largely in Iranian vessels and underwritten by the Islamic Republic’s own insurance provider. India may have made up for reduced Iranian supplies through increased sourcing from other ...
World Bank envoy criticizes lack of transparency in Haiti oil program
Yahoo! - 12/5/2013 1:19:09 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The World Bank's special envoy to Haiti voiced concern on Wednesday about how the government was using public funds generated by cut-rate Venezuelan petroleum imports, saying a lack of transparency was the biggest obstacle to the ...
China to Overtake U.S. as World's Largest Oil Importer, OPEC Says
The Wall Street Journal - 4/4/2013 1:37:42 AM
LONDON--China could overtake the U.S. as the world's largest oil importer ... were backed by increased throughput at the country's refineries. The group quoted analysis saying China's oil imports could top 6 million barrels a day this year ...
IFC and Société Générale Trade Facility Supports Energy Imports in Cote d’Ivoire
appablog.wordpress.com - 12/4/2013 2:27:45 PM
WASHINGTON, December 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Société Générale have co-arranged a $300 million facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s only oil refinery that will help guarantee a ...
Oil Dependence Is a Dangerous Habit
Center for American Progress - 1/12/2010 11:57:30 PM
Burning oil that exacerbates global warming also poses serious threats ... Approximately 25 percent of ConocoPhillips’ imports were from “dangerous or unstable” countries—116.7 million barrels—in 2008, contributing to its $52.7 billion profit.
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 2:31:01 PM
While the rise of oil imports from Canada is not concerning at all -- after all, the U.S. and Canada have the largest trade relationship of any two countries in the world -- rising Saudi imports may be disconcerting to some since they go against the idea ...
Record imports make China world’s top importer of crude oil
Financial Times - 10/11/2013 11:52:53 PM
China’s crude oil imports set a daily record in September, making the country the world’s top importing nation on the back of strong overall imports. But September exports were weaker than expected, as worldwide demand failed to keep up with Chinese ...
Trade boost: Iran for removal of banking restrictions with India
Financial Express - 12/5/2013 2:59:22 AM
The Indian government should facilitate it,” Iran’s industry minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh told The Indian Express. The issue is understood to have been discussed in bilateral talks on Wednesday between commerce minister Anand Sharma and Nematzadeh ...
Falling U.S. Oil Imports Will Reshape the World Crude Market
Businessweek - 1/15/2013 11:56:56 PM
Both are suppliers of light, sweet crude. Since July 2010, the U.S. has cut its Nigerian ... oil could end up competing with Mideast suppliers for customers in India, China, Europe, and Korea. As the global competition heats up, oil prices ...
Overseas aid to Africa being outweighed by hefty costs of importing oil
theguardian.com - 4/1/2012 4:25:06 PM
A DFID spokesperson said: "The whole world is affected by rising oil prices, but no country can pull itself out of poverty ... Birol noted that last year's bill to the EU for oil imports topped $500bn for the first time, and that these payouts were a ...
'India will be largest source of oil demand growth after 2020'
Zee News Limited - 12/4/2013 4:58:05 PM
New Delhi: India will become the largest single source of global oil demand growth after 2020, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. Paris-based IEA in its annual World Energy Outlook said the centre of gravity of energy demand is ...