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
World Bank: Singapore best country for business, Nigeria ranked 170th
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 10/29/2014 3:47:02 AM
Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world’s ... cost of clearing imports and exports through a port; how easy is it to get an electricity connection, and other issues that face business owners in any country.
Pakistan eyes electricity import from India despite border tension
Pakistan Defence - 10/25/2014 1:35:46 AM
He said that Pakistan will have to import of electricity from India to overcome the energy ... He said that it was time to start with a bold decision. "No country in the world can improve its relations without going into business," he said.
India Cannot Look Upto China for its Energy Security
The Indian Republic - 10/26/2014 12:11:40 PM
It produces two thirds the country’s electricity. Yet one of the lowest figures ... But, with the fourth largest coal reserves in the world, why should India need to import coal – especially thermal coal? Because every time we scour the international ...
“Yeil” – The New Energy Buzzword in Argentina
Inter Press Service - 10/26/2014 11:53:11 PM
Imports include electricity and ... said in a report. This country’s dependence on fossil fuels has made carbon dioxide emissions per capita among the highest in the region: 4.4 tons in 2009, according to the World Bank. Fernández said unconventional ...
Energy World speeds up Quezon project to avert brownouts
ABS-CBN News - 10/28/2014 9:24:40 AM
The power plant is part of Energy World's $750 million to $800 million Pagbilao LNG import and storage hub project in Quezon ... a day in Luzon from March to July next year, hurting the country's revitalized manufacturing sector and booming call center ...
The American Solution to Europe’s Energy Woes
Wall Street Journal - 10/28/2014 3:58:22 PM
Beyond the economic and environmental benefits, boosting America’s LNG exports would send a clear signal to Europe, Russia and the rest of the world about Washington’s commitment to global energy markets freed from the influence of any one country that ...
China’s Crude Oil Imports Surge Despite Slow Demand – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 10/26/2014 11:53:11 PM
As China’s economic growth slows, the country is buying more oil abroad, a seeming contradiction that may add to the world energy market’s unease ... But China’s net imports of crude oil this year have taken a more bullish track, climbing 8.8 ...
Hey EPA: "The California Model" Doesn't Work, and We'll Need More Electricity
Forbes - 10/27/2014 9:25:51 AM
California has some 30% less cooling days than the rest of the country ... (including imports) is up 20% since 2000 alone, even amid the worst economic times since “The Great Depression.” EPA should recognize Figure 3: Greater Electricity Efficiency ...
U.S. oil imports down more than 7 percent
United Press International - 10/17/2014 6:53:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) --U.S. crude oil imports for the first full week in October were down by more than 7 percent from one year ago, the U.S. Department of Energy found ... Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said in its latest monthly ...
WoodMac: US to Achieve Energy Independence by 2025
Rigzone - 10/24/2014 2:37:13 PM
Higher production and lower demand are driving the United States on the path to energy independence by 2025, the first time since 1952 that the nation will export more energy than it imports, according to a recent Wood Mackenzie report. “A country can ...
Renewable Energy Can Enhance Japanese Energy Security, IRENA Says
National Journal - 10/27/2014 9:25:51 AM
Amin highlighted the benefits of renewable energy, citing reduced fuel import cost, economic growth and job creation impacts in Japan and countries around the world. "A shift in the energy mix focusing on local renewable energy sources could lower fuel ...
Argentina's energy sweeteners won't mask bitter taste of state controls
Reuters - 10/24/2014 9:03:45 PM
Argentina has the world's second largest shale gas resources and fourth largest shale oil resources but officials say financing is beyond the reach of state-controlled energy firm ... in any other country access to hard currency and imports is normal ...
Singapore is "the best country in the world" for business and enterprise
Asia News - 10/29/2014 8:04:44 AM
For the World Bank, "the list is similar to last year," because the economies of the top 20 countries in the world ... 31 for the supply of electricity and four days - at a cost of $ 440 - to import a container. The survey, drawn up for the first time ...
Tectonic Shift in Japan’s Domestic Energy Policy Is Forging a New Global LNG Marketplace
Forex Magnates - 10/27/2014 8:28:35 AM
Led by the country’s Ministry ... Part of Japan’s future energy policy is a clear focus on natural gas. In 2013, Japan became the world’s highest importer of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG). The total amount of LNG imports in 2013 alone was $69 billion.
Don’t Mess With Saudis in Oil Bear Market Global Shakeout
Businessweek - 10/16/2014 3:08:10 PM
The bear market in oil is showing the world there’s still only one country in a position to choose winners ... Institute for International Economics in Washington. Japan imports all its energy after closing nuclear reactors because of the 2011 Fukushima ...