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, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
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 ...
Cubans can now import refrigerators, microwaves, as 2005 ban on energy-hogging appliances ends
Washington Post - 5/21/2013 2:39:29 PM
HAVANA — Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators and microwave ovens, lifting a ban in place since 2005, when the measure was adopted amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts. Cuban citizens can now ...
European energy exchanges compete for Turkish growth
Reuters - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
Turkey, with $60 billion of annual energy ... to work together with the relevant Turkish authorities in doing so." ICE Endex is a new European power and gas trading platform launched by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) this year to increase ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 4:07:45 PM
Turkey will continue to look for other opportunities to import crude at cheaper rates, he said. Last month, Turkish energy minister Taner Yildiz said that the country has no plans to reduce its energy imports from Tehran despite the growing ...
Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports
Washington Post - 5/19/2013 4:26:14 AM
Molinaro, Dow Chemical’s vice president of federal and state government ... Energy Department export permits were approved, their total capacity would amount to 28.7 billion cubic feet a day. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee ...
How Would the World Change if the International Energy Trade Transformed?
OilPrice - 5/21/2013 11:00:34 PM
Click here to find out more. How would the global framework transform if the trans-national trade in energy ceased to be a significant factor in strategic affairs? Some states, dependent principally on the export of oil or gas, would cease to be powers by ...
New Pak govt may consider importing electricity from India
MoneyControl.com - 5/21/2013 10:00:18 AM
Also read: US paves way for shale gas export to India The import of electricity from India, Iran and Central Asian Republics was feasible, The News quoted its sources as saying. It is a prerequisite for reviving shattered growth prospects, the sources said.
EU Should Scrap Energy Subsidies to Fight Warming, Poland Says
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 11:23:48 AM
The European Union should scrap fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies and set a target to cut oil imports to remain the leader ... among 12 countries that joined the bloc since 2004, opposes the EU proposal to intervene in the emissions ...
Revolution in energy world
DAWN Group - 5/19/2013 3:21:49 AM
“We are all part of a global market, and no country is truly energy independent.” Al-Naimi likened calls for US energy independence and the end of imports from the Middle East – and what is characterised as “energy isolationism” – to ...
Sugar prices risk further decline as China eyes import curbs
Reuters - 5/22/2013 12:22:17 PM
LONDON/BEIJING, May 22 (Reuters) - A slide in sugar prices driven by excess supplies may be given fresh impetus soon with China, one of the world's top importers, likely to cut back on purchases after a sharp jump in stocks. China's sugar stocks ...
U.S. shale gas alters Japan’s energy plans
Japan Times - 5/19/2013 12:18:41 PM
Japan imports LNG from Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, and the Middle East ... The U.S. government restricts LNG exports to nations with which it does not have free-trade agreements, including Japan, examining whether each business project ...
EU leaders look to energy for growth boost
Yahoo!7 News - 5/22/2013 6:45:51 AM
BRUSSELS (AFP) - EU leaders, desperate to give growth a boost, target energy policy Wednesday amid concerns a US-led revolution in shale oil and gas development will reshape the global economy and leave Europe far behind. Stuck in the doldrums, Europe has ...
Energy Journal: Obama Gives Gas Exports Green Light
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 10:01:30 AM
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China's exports of gasoline beat imports on weak domestic needs
shanghaidaily.com - 5/22/2013 6:17:13 AM
which uses more oil than any country except the US, has declined as its economic expansion slowed. Apparent oil demand, or domestic refinery throughput plus net imports, was 9.66 million barrels a day last month, the weakest since August ...
World Bank Announces US$1 Billion Pledge to Africa’s Great Lakes Region, Targeting Energy, Roads, Agriculture, Cross-Border Trade, Health, and Jobs
appablog.wordpress.com - 5/22/2013 8:26:04 AM
World Bank Announces US$1 Billion Pledge to Africa’s Great Lakes Region, Targeting Energy, Roads, Agriculture, Cross-Border Trade, Health, and Jobs WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – On the first day of an historic ...