Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
KPCCI for early implementation of electricity import project
Dawn - 2/13/2016 6:51:44 AM
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KPCCI) President Zulfiqar Ali Khan has stressed the need for early implementation of the CASA-1000 power generation project to enable the country to import 1,000MW of electricity from the ...
Oil rebounds sharply as world eyes OPEC
USA Today - 2/12/2016 12:00:43 PM
The spike came after a United Arab Emirates Energy Minister suggested that OPEC members "are ready to cooperate on a cut," the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. That remark served as a beacon of hope for oil producers that have been crushed by the ...
Congress bans import of forced labor products
The Sun Chronicle - 2/12/2016 10:20:30 AM
A bill headed for President Barack Obama this week includes a provision that would ban U.S. imports of fish caught by slaves in ... Thai Union, one of the world’s biggest seafood exporters, says it has hired 1,200 workers from outsourced shrimp ...
Steel imports from China investigated by European Commission
BBC - 2/12/2016 10:56:18 AM
It is the latest probe into cheap imports from non-EU countries. There are nine other anti-dumping ... the strength of the pound, relatively high electricity prices, the extra cost of climate change policies, and competition from China - which is believed ...
World Bank and Tajikistan to Strengthen Country’s Climate Resilience
The World Bank - 2/12/2016 10:56:18 AM
Dushanbe, February 12, 2016 – The Minister of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan, Abdusalom Qurboniyon, and the World ... countries on climate change across a broad range of sectors, including agriculture, disaster risk management, water, energy ...
World Bank Punches South Africa’s Poor, by Ignoring the Rich
Counter Punch - 2/12/2016 11:03:27 AM
The Bank’s point of view From the Bank’s viewpoint: “South Africa spent more than other countries ... World Bank comprehension. 4) The Bank was most impressed by government’s “provision of free basic services (mainly water, sanitation ...
World’s policeman has got a new gun
Punch - 2/12/2016 12:29:21 PM
Selling crude oil on the global stage may well be the newest weapon in the hands of this world’s top ... domestic and global energy industry in the future. There’s the effect on the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, for instance.
UN Paper: Pushing Bitcoin for Third World Issues is 'Techno Colonialism'
Coin Desk - 2/12/2016 4:47:03 PM
While bitcoin has been touted as a solution for the unbanked of the developing world, there remain doubts as to the viability of the digital currency within countries with limited ... of both Internet and electricity. Scott concludes that, in not ...
Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd seeks rare diesel imports: Traders
Economic Times - 2/12/2016 3:06:50 PM
SINGAPORE: Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd is seeking diesel for import into the country for the first time in many years, traders said on Friday. The company is seeking two cargoes of 30,000 tonnes each of low sulphur diesel for delivery into Mundra over ...
India prods steelmakers to use local coal to cut $4 bln import bill
Reuters - 2/12/2016 1:05:08 PM
India's total coal imports have fallen for the last seven months, a big change for a country that has struggled to feed its expanding power plants despite having the world's fifth-biggest reserves of more than 300 billion tonnes of the fuel, almost 90 ...
To save the climate, use more energy?
Tree Hugger - 2/12/2016 11:10:37 AM
We've written a lot about demand response schemes where businesses power down when energy is scarce ... only does it put the country at the very forefront of developing and implementing the grid of tomorrow, but it opens up a world of possibilities ...
S.Korea's Jan. crude oil imports down 6.3 pct y/y - preliminary data
Reuters - 2/1/2016 2:05:19 AM
SEOUL, Feb 1 (Reuters) - South Korea's crude oil imports in January fell 6.3 percent from a year earlier to 79.5 million barrels, preliminary data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy showed ... break down imports by country of origin.
Women Scientists Face Down Men in Developing World
US News and World Report - 2/12/2016 8:36:07 PM
[READ: The 2015 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index] "These are exemplary researchers, and their work has enormous potential to improve people's health and support stronger communities," said Romain Murenzi, executive director of The World Academy of Sciences ...
Yes, America is being changed — but by whom?
Washington Post - 2/12/2016 1:30:47 AM
“[He] is undertaking a systematic effort to change this country ... say that Obamacare, energy policy and the Dodd-Frank financial regulations have violated a core difference between the United States and the rest of the world by expanding the role ...
Stop double standards on dealing with terror, India and UAE tell the world
Firstpost - 2/12/2016 10:59:17 PM
Both countries also agreed to enhance cooperation in space science and space technology and to explore a long-term plan to identify cooperation projects in areas of mutual interest. With energy being the central pillar of the economic relationship between ...