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
An incredible image shows powerful countries buying up much of the world’s land
Washington Post - 5/21/2015 7:44:42 AM
The gray bars indicate “imports” – where the country listed is buying another country’s land – while the red bars indicate “exports,” or countries that are selling their land. China ranks as the most active country in the world in land trade ...
Timmons: To reflect today's market, lift U.S. ban on crude oil exports
Chron - 5/26/2015 5:40:04 PM
From the Export-Import ... to crude oil. The U.S. not only operates in a global market, but we helped write that market's rules. The U.S. helped establish the global trade rules that now apply to the World Trade Organization's 161 member countries ...
UPDATE 1-China set to grant its first licence for imported oil to non-major refiner - NDRC
Reuters - 5/27/2015 10:36:33 AM
BEIJING May 27 (Reuters) - China is set to grant a licence for imported oil to an independent refiner in the eastern province of Shandong, the country's ... China, the world's second-largest oil consumer, regulates its oil imports via a quota system ...
Palm Imports by India Climb to Highest This Year as Prices Slump
Bloomberg - 5/14/2015 12:03:33 PM
Palm oil imports by India, the world’s largest buyer ... grow in the coming months as the domestic winter oilseed crop was lower and as palm producing countries push their higher output into India,” Chowda Reddy, associate vice president at Inditrade ...
Africa - Next Major Oil Importer
Seeking Alpha - 5/20/2015 2:48:14 PM
Here you can see the world's petroleum consumption by region in terms of millions ... limited reserves and rapid population growth it is time to look at the country's actual crude imports. Africa has significant demand that is expected to grow.
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
(Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest oil reserves ... Having to import oil is ...
Japan’s April trade gap back in red after March surplus, but narrows as low oil cuts imports
neurope.eu - 5/24/2015 9:02:52 PM
The 53.4 billion yen ($439.6 million) deficit in April for the world’s ... into deficit as oil and gas imports surged following the 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, which led to closures of all of the country’s reactors ...
Ghana’s falling oil prices: Who are the winners and losers?
Spy Ghana - 5/19/2015 9:55:56 AM
... in crude oil prices that has reduced productivity on the country’s upstream petroleum sector but shines some light of hope on a burgeoning oil import bill. Russia, one of the world’s largest oil producers, lost about $2 billion in revenues for ...
China is reportedly creating an oil company that's twice the size of ExxonMobil
The Business Insider - 5/26/2015 7:05:58 PM
China, the fourth largest oil producer in the world (behind the U.S., Saudi Arabia ... China’s energy policies have been mostly dominated by the country’s growing appetite for oil and its reliance on oil imports. Its ‘big three’ state owned oil ...
Dawn - 5/25/2015 1:42:03 AM
QATAR, the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas and one of the smaller oil producing countries ... currently around $42bn, provide an import cover of over seven months. In addition, the country’s sovereign wealth fund, managed by the ...
Government wants to take LNG imports to 1.3 BCFD by end of 2016: Khaqan
Business Recorder - 5/25/2015 11:46:20 PM
Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan ... He added that now Pakistan is among 17 countries of the world having LNG import infrastructure which will play important role in dealing with the energy challenges.
Currency Manipulation Can't Be Fixed By Countervailing Duties
Forbes - 5/22/2015 2:02:54 PM
Some imports that do compete directly with U.S. products – such as crude oil or cars – also may ... is free to innovate and is open to world-class competition. Adding import duties to products from other countries would slow rather than advance U.S ...
Crude Oil Market: Demand Drivers versus Oversupply
Market Realist - 5/26/2015 7:38:47 AM
Japan’s Finance Ministry published that crude oil imports from Japan rose by 9.1% in April 2015 to 3.62 MMbpd. The US, China, and Japan are the top three crude oil importers in the world ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) crude oil output was ...
China to cede top oil buyer spot back to U.S.
Fuel Fix - 5/12/2015 11:58:46 AM
China may relinquish its new status as the world’s biggest oil importer back to the U.S. in coming months as demand from refineries slows. The country bought about 7.4 million barrels a day of crude from overseas in April, overtaking U.S. imports of ...
Kuwait's crude oil exports to China triple - data
MENAFN - 5/26/2015 7:38:47 AM
Surging 192.8 percent, Kuwaiti crude oil shipments to the world's second-biggest energy consumer marked ... Iran became third but imports from the country fell 11.6 percent to 711,000 bpd. Angola ranked fourth and Iraq fifth, respectively.