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, 2014See also: Oil - imports map
Huge Purchases By Chinese Oil Trader Raise Prices, Confusion
Wall Street Journal - 9/1/2015 10:28:53 AM
... s oil imports have held up this year despite the country’s broader economic growth slowdown, with much of its purchases believed to have gone toward building up its strategic oil reserves. China is expected to surpass the U.S. as the world’s ...
Will China’s Oil Imports Keep On Rising?
Market Realist - 8/26/2015 12:01:54 PM
The United States and China are in close competition to be the world’s top crude ... Nowadays, China and India import crude oil mainly from Russia, Angola, and Nigeria. Saudi Arabia was once the leading supplier for these countries.
Palm oil imports to hit record 10 million tonnes as 'producers dump' at discount: Ruchi Soya
Economic Times - 8/27/2015 11:32:05 AM
In the current marketing year ending October, India's palm oil imports are likely to jump 16 percent to 9.3 million tonnes, or accounting for nearly half the output of the world's second biggest producer Malaysia. "The spread between soyoil and palm oil ...
Zimbabwe spent $744m on petroleum products import
customstoday.com.pk - 9/2/2015 6:31:28 AM
HARARE: Zimbabwe has spent $744 million on petroleum products in the seven months to July from the import of 747 ... Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), has decided not to cut production. The price of oil is critical to today’s world economy, given ...
Huge imports by state sector dent Vietnam's trade balance
Thanh Nien News - 9/2/2015 10:13:23 AM
Notably, the shortfall was 3.6 times higher than the country's trade deficit ... revenues have been falling due to sharp declines in crude oil prices, according to the office. Moreover, the world demand is decreasing as an impact of China's economic ...
Will Oil Cause the Next Recession?
bloombergview.com - 9/2/2015 1:59:28 AM
Oil-importing countries are obvious winners from falling crude prices. That includes the U.S., where -- despite a surge in domestic production -- imports still account for ... 10 of the 34 largest economies in the world have seen year-over-year declines ...
The End of US Foreign Oil Dependency
Investopedia - 8/24/2015 5:19:14 PM
The United States has become less dependent on crude oil imports with increased production at home. The U.S. is still a net importer of oil at this point, but the amount imported is decreasing on an annual basis. Further, oil exports to other countries are ...
Non-oil exports and Nexim Bank’s alliances
The Sun - 9/2/2015 1:23:40 AM
The Nigerian Export-Import ... of non-oil sectors such as agriculture, entertainment,solid minerals and export promotion to mention a few. It is against this backdrop that recent alliances which the bank plans to enter into with some countries and trade ...
South Korea Impatient to Import Iran’s Crude Oil
tasnimnews.com - 8/31/2015 12:10:17 PM
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior South Korean official said that his country is keen on increasing Iran’s oil imports following the conclusion of nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers and removal of anti-Iran sanctions, a report said Monday.
Chinese Big Oil Looking for Overseas Acquisitions
Energy and Capital - 9/2/2015 4:08:18 AM
Recent estimates have cut Chinese demand growth, which means the world’s largest ... the country will need imports again. To help bolster those supplies though, the country’s Big Three are looking around for acquisitions, especially in oil-rich North ...
Will Iran Get a Better Deal Than U.S. Oil?
Daily Beast - 8/28/2015 12:53:48 AM
If the Iran deal goes through, the country’s oil ... flow into world markets also would enable our friends and allies to diversify their energy portfolio and reduce their dependence on unstable or unfriendly suppliers. Japan, for example, imports about ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/5/2014 5:57:56 PM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world ... oil production. It's also created a windfall for countries, companies and consumers that use all that oil. The latest evidence came in Friday's trade data, which showed that U.S. oil ...
Top Oil Imports by Country: Where the U.S. Gets Its Oil
Think Advisor - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
As world oil prices gyrate in rhythm with the unrest sweeping Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) countries (and prices rise on investment vehicles like energy ETFs), worries abound that the U.S. will feel the pinch of production losses in Libya.
South Korea August exports plunge by most since 2009
Business Recorder - 9/1/2015 6:18:21 AM
Low crude oil prices resulted in falls in the prices of the country's petrochemical products while shipments ... with a 1.8 percent decline in June and 3.3 percent in July. Imports in August dived at an even greater rate of 18.3 percent on-year to $34.98 ...
Crude oil could reach $55 by year-end after “bumpy ride” – analyst
gulfbusiness.com - 8/29/2015 11:54:10 PM
Crude oil prices could climb back up to reach ... given the current uncertainty related to China, the world’s largest importer of crude. According to official figures, the country’s crude imports increased by 22 per cent year-on-year in July to 7.25 ...