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, up ...
Electricity import from India on the cards
pakistantoday.com.pk - 5/21/2013 7:44:18 AM
including import of electricity from India. According to details, both long and short term plans are being considered. In the short terms, proposals include hiking budget deficit by a few percentage points diverting additional resources towards ...
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 ...
Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports
Washington Post - 5/18/2013 6:07:39 AM
The Freeport terminal is half owned by ConocoPhillips and half by a group of four limited partners headed by chief executive Michael Smith. The department granted the first authorization to export 2.2 billion cubic feet a day of LNG to non-free ...
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 ...
EU Should Scrap Energy Subsidies to Fight Warming, Poland Says
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 11:23:48 AM
Poland, the biggest economy among 12 countries that joined the bloc since ... The scrapping of energy subsidies and setting a target to cut oil imports would be a more effective tool to encourage green investment, reduce the bill for fossil ...
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 ...
Grand Inga -- The World Bank's Latest Silver Bullet for Africa
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 7:04:20 PM
About 85 percent of the electricity in the DRC is consumed by the mining industry ... even excluded my colleague Rudo Sanyanga from attending their Africa 2013 hydropower conference as a paid participant. Donor governments will be asked to ...
New Pak government may consider importing electricity from India
in.com - 5/21/2013 10:00:18 AM
Islamabad: Pakistan's new government will seriously consider importing 1,000 MW of electricity from India as part of a short to medium-term strategy to end power ... feasibility studies and identify points for the proposed import of electricity.
U.S. shale gas alters Japan’s energy plans
Japan Times - 5/19/2013 12:18:41 PM
Japan has made progress in its attempts to curtail soaring fuel costs since the 2011 Fukushima disaster and Washington on Friday gave it the green light to import cheap liquefied natural gas. Since Japan is poor in natural resources, it has been ...
China's exports of gasoline beat imports on weak domestic needs
shanghaidaily.com - 5/21/2013 5:38:26 PM
CHINA'S net exports of gasoline remained near the highest level in a year amid the nation's weakest domestic oil demand in eight months. Overseas sales of gasoline exceeded imports by 468,553 metric tons in April, according to data by the ...
Energy Journal: Obama Gives Gas Exports Green Light
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 10:01:30 AM
Send us tips, suggestions and ... or whether the country should join the global gas market, the Obama administration has come down in favor of the latter. The approval for broader liquefied natural gas exports from a $10 billion facility in ...
US Energy Revolution Gathers Pace
CNBC - 5/18/2013 8:52:17 AM
The Department of Energy on Friday authorized the Freeport LNG project in Texas to export to countries that do not have a trade agreement with the US, including Japan and the members of the EU. It was the first such approval to be granted for two years and ...
International leaders in energy come to Tulsa as part of national tour [Tulsa World, Okla.]
equities.com - 5/21/2013 1:20:44 PM
The visit was arranged by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tulsa segment was organized by the Tulsa ... a lecturer at the Enugu State University of Science & Technology. Still, he said, the United States is a leader in energy research ...
Energy Department approves natural gas export permit
Denver Post - 5/18/2013 6:00:29 AM
The decision shows how the boom in U.S. natural-gas production has caused a 180-degree shift in a key area of energy trade. Five years ago, many companies built natural-gas import terminals, anticipating greater U.S. demand for imported fuel.