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
U.S. Pushes Energy Exports to Undermine Venezuela
The Motley Fool - 1/28/2015 4:50:55 AM
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Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness yesterday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis ... to cancel his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Mena energy subsidies fall by $60bn
The National - 1/25/2015 7:20:37 PM
Abu Dhabi raised electricity tariffs this month as part of efforts to rein in consumption. Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, last year raised the price of diesel by 50 per cent. Kuwait, the only Gulf country expected to post a ...
Parts of Pakistan still without electricity, following breakdown
Dawn - 1/25/2015 1:01:14 PM
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his trip to the World ... slash imports because banks refused to extend any more credit to the government-owned company, which supplies 80 percent of the country's oil. Solving Pakistan's energy ...
Abundant crop: ECC approves wheat export, bans import of by-products
The Express Tribune - 1/23/2015 8:27:25 PM
Punjab will be having a stock of 3.4 million tons and Sindh 1.5 million tons and the country is also expected to harvest a bumper new wheat crop of around 26 million tons. Taking notice of the unhindered import of wheat by-products, the ECC also issued ...
Falling Oil Prices Unlikely To Influence China’s Renewable Energy Investment Strategies
CleanTechnica - 1/28/2015 7:42:43 AM
When oil prices collapsed in the 1980s, most large renewable energy ... for oil imports has been increasing, and so the likelihood of its being exposed to war, revolution or terror rises as well – just like any other fossil fuel-dependent country.
Bangladesh aims to be world's 'first solar nation'
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
The Bangladeshi government aims to provide electricity to all of the country's households ... comprehensive solar nation of the world," he said. The government is providing low-interest loans to private companies to import and install solar panels for ...
US energy boost - Jamaica to benefit from US$90m clean-power project
Jamaica Gleaner - 1/27/2015 2:24:46 PM
When construction begins in June, the Blue Mountain Renewables project will be a tangible example of public and private sectors in both countries ... Energy Security Summit. Included on the agenda was a slew of new projects, led by a World Bank proposal ...
Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/23/2015 11:09:04 AM
This is just slightly less than the $400 billion accord the two countries ... energy security, the volatile global energy market, China-Russia relations and broader geopolitical movements worldwide. China’s Quest for Energy Security While the world ...
Friday Energy Facts: Regional Differences in China's Vehicle Adoption Reflect Differences in Income
The Energy Collective - 1/23/2015 6:32:53 PM
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the 2013 China Statistical Yearbook. Note: Vehicle density covers private vehicles, including passenger vehicles, trucks, and other. Oil demand and imports ... is currently the world's second-largest ...
Refinery deal in Myanmar key for Guangdong Zhenrong Energy
Asiaone Business - 1/27/2015 2:36:05 AM
Cui said the refinery's plans date back to 2009 when Zhenrong Energy's Chairman Xiong Shaohui first learned how the country's refining technology had remained low. Myanmar still imports more than ... aims to become one of the world's top 500 multinationals ...
West Africa: Ebola Response - Is the World Too Late?
AllAfrica - 1/28/2015 8:47:08 AM
Another problem the physician saw were the weak structures of the countries concerned namely: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. "We are dealing with some of the most neglected countries around the world ... reliance on food imports. What's even worse ...
Cheaper oil to hike PHL imports
BusinessMirror. - 1/27/2015 1:34:39 PM
In November 2014 cheaper oil actually slashed the country’s import payments by 10.8 percent to $4.989 billion ... which is primarily consumption driven. The World Bank estimates that 80 percent of the Philippine economy is accounted for by consumption ...
World Week Ahead: Until Fed Adjudicates, It’s ECB Bazooka vs. Greek Rebellion
The Wall Street Journal - 1/26/2015 5:32:04 PM
Syriza wanting to renege on the terms of the country’s ... of the industrialized world. That’s a legacy of the long-running (if now greatly diminished) mining boom; a function of its fiscal inefficiency and dependency on imports; and a sign that ...
Tuvalu Set for More Efficient and Renewable Energy
The World Bank - 1/25/2015 11:59:48 PM
“Creating efficiencies in our energy use and increasing renewable sources are vital to reducing fuel imports and the cost of ... Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries.