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
Oil path signals wrong way for world energy
Oil Voice - 7/18/2014 6:03:30 AM
... crude oil imports on a global basis are also very slow growing, like world oil demand, but are also almost certainly over-estimated. Also, commercial crude stocks and oil in transit are matched, and in many OECD country cases exceeded by strategic or ...
Ethiopia: IFC Provides U.S. $150 Million for Petroleum Import of Ethiopia
AllAfrica - 7/19/2014 11:56:04 PM
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group ... Standard Bank to finance Independent Petroleum Group's (IPG) import of refined petroleum to the country over one year. The group secured a 2014 annual tender to import over ...
Whose Oil Will Quench China’s Thirst?
The Motley Fool - 7/26/2014 6:11:19 PM
As the heir-in-waiting to the title of world's largest economy ... It accounts for a very respectable 19 percent of China's oil imports, and is the country's top oil trading partner, but this level is remaining steady from 2013 to 2014 at 1.17 million ...
Iran's oil exports hold at higher levels as nuke deal extended
Platts - 7/28/2014 2:19:53 PM
July 28, 2014 - The July 25 agreement between Iran and six world powers to extend their interim ... The International Energy Agency estimates that imports of Iranian crude by the six buying countries averaged 1.1 million b/d last year.
IFC Trade Facility Supports Petroleum Imports in Ethiopia
Hispanic Business - 7/18/2014 2:31:45 PM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced that ... the 2014 annual tender to supply over half of Ethiopia's imports of refined petroleum products. The second-most populous country in sub Saharan Africa; Ethiopia imports all of its petroleum ...
Iran oil imports up in India after interim N-deal
India Today - 7/23/2014 11:48:20 AM
Iran seems to have done enough to allay fears on its nuclear activity, as there is a marked change in global perceptions about trade with that country ... India, Iran's top oil client after China, has raised the imports partly to make up for deep cuts ...
May imports contract on sharp fall in oil purchases
interaksyon.com - 7/25/2014 6:59:38 AM
MANILA - Philippine imports contracted last May on the back of a sharp fall in purchases from abroad of oil products ... A summary of the country's economic transactions with the rest of the world, the BOP registers a surplus whenever foreign exchange ...
China reduces exposure to GCC imports
Arab Times - 7/24/2014 8:29:42 PM
China is the world’s highest energy consumer, and continues to rely on GCC countries for a large chunk of its oil supplies. Interestingly, in 2014, in line with the deceleration in China’s imports growth, the share of imports from GCC countries is also ...
Bank of Ghana reverses ban on direct dollar imports by local banks
Reuters - 7/29/2014 10:29:38 AM
The central bank in 2012 banned direct cash imports as part of efforts to streamline the West African country's foreign ... The cedi currency of the world's second largest cocoa producer, which also exports gold and oil, has slumped more than 40 percent ...
America Should Rescind the Ban on Crude-Oil Exports
New York Times - 7/24/2014 5:56:23 AM
That’s unfortunate, because America’s renewed hydrocarbon boom could be even more robust if we eased outdated restrictions on shipping both crude oil and liquefied natural gas overseas. It’s true that the United States still imports about six million ...
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 ...
Serbia faces steep energy import bill following floods
Power Engineering - 7/29/2014 9:39:31 AM
Serbia’s power generation capacity has been compromised by recent floods and the country’s government ... wanted to end power imports by 2015 through upgrades and new capacity. Net energy imports, including gas and oil, account for around 40 per ...
Oil ministry plans to reduce energy imports from Gulf countries, turns to Russia for fuel
The Economic Times - 7/16/2014 11:06:31 AM
We may import natural gas from the country either in liquid form or ... India has warm relations with Russia, which is the world's second-biggest producer of gas and third-largest producer of crude oil. According to US Energy Information administration ...
Falling U.S. Oil Imports Will Reshape the World Crude Market
Businessweek - 1/15/2013 11:56:56 PM
If you had told an oil analyst seven years ago that by 2014 the U.S. would import only 6 million barrels of crude oil per day, or roughly a third of what the country uses, he would have been incredulous. Imports back then accounted for roughly two-thirds ...