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
U.S.-China relations swayed by Beijing’s growing thirst for Mideast oil
The Asahi Shimbun - 3/7/2014 10:31:36 PM
2012 also saw the launch of the U.S.-China Middle East Dialogue, as agreed under the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SED) that kicked off in 2006. The talks involved high-ranking figures from both governments. After the 2013 meeting ...
S Korea to make 1st oil payment to Iran: Sources
Press TV - 3/7/2014 2:14:41 AM
Under the Geneva agreement, the six countries agreed to provide Iran with some sanctions ... India’s Oil Ministry said New Delhi is ready to pay $1.5 billion owed to Iran for oil imports. World oil giants, including Royal Dutch Shell, British Petroleum ...
Refiners Eye Better Oil Deal Terms on U.S. Boom: Corporate India
Businessweek - 3/6/2014 7:16:31 AM
India, Asia’s second-biggest energy user, is in talks with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for better terms on oil contracts as surging U.S. output frees up supplies. Hindustan Petroleum Corp. (HPCL), India’s third-largest state refiner, is seeking ...
China – The World's Biggest Oil Importer in 2014?
bulk-solids-handling.com - 3/3/2014 3:12:32 PM
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates, the country constituted nearly a ... the second-largest net oil importer in the world behind the US, and average net total oil imports reached 6.2 million bbl/d in 2013.
Barack Obama urged to lift curbs on exports of gas, oil and coal
The Economic Times - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
American exports would also undermine the influence of oil- rich countries that don't like us very much," he argued. "For years, the US has asked Japan and India to reduce their imports of Iranian oil. Now, these are two of the world's largest ...
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 ...
Palm Oil Import Demand Seen Slipping by Oil World on Price Gains
Bloomberg - 11/26/2013 2:37:15 PM
Palm oil futures have gained 1.1 percent this ... “Deteriorated price competitiveness vis-a-vis crude mineral oil as well as large EU supplies of sunflower oil will probably reduce palm oil’s market share in the EU pronouncedly this season.”
World Olive Oil Imports Fall
oliveoiltimes.com - 2/9/2014 11:59:42 PM
World olive oil production fell to 2.4 million tons in 2012/13 ... available but that for October showed intra-EU acquisitions down 14 percent and imports from non-EU countries 5 percent.
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 9:47:40 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 ...
China Passes U.S. As World's Biggest Oil Importer
The Huffington Post - 10/10/2013 5:53:10 AM
which indicates the country had to import that much to fill the gap, the Energy Information Administration said this week. "China's steady growth in oil demand has led it to become the world's largest net oil importer, exceeding the United ...
US urges countries to reduce Iran oil imports
Firstpost - 1/11/2012 11:59:05 PM
Washington: The United States has said it is encouraging countries to diversify away from Iranian oil. Notably, India and China are among the major consumers of Iranian oil. "We're certainly telling all of our partners around the world that we want to see ...
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 ...
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
oliveoiltimes.com - 6/7/2013 1:29:13 PM
The U.S. imported 33,208 tons in March alone, compared to 6,592 tons in Brazil – currently the world’s second biggest non-European olive oil buyer – where imports are up 16 ... in the chief E.U. producing countries – Spain, Italy and Greece ...