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
Electricity import from India on the cards
pakistantoday.com.pk - 5/21/2013 7:44:18 AM
A number of proposals are being considered by the Nawaz Sharif government in order to deal with energy crisis in the country, including import of electricity from ... Islamabad-based top official of the World Bank also explained that such a scheme was ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
China’s soybean harvest in the 2013-14 season may total 11.9 million tons, the lowest in at least five years and down from 12.6 million tons the previous season, Oil World said. Soybean prices rallied to a record $17.89 a bushel in September ...
When America Stops Importing Energy
New York Times - 5/23/2013 1:08:13 AM
The resulting surge in supply means that the global energy sector will begin to behave like ... Over the next decade, Middle Eastern and North African countries ramped up production by 13 million barrels per day, and OPEC members began to ...
Big New Investments in Wind Energy Across the Country and Around the World
The Huffington Post - 5/23/2013 3:34:23 PM
After spending last weekend at the Heartland Coalfield Alliance's retreat in the Illinois coal basin region, I'm more inspired than ever. Listening to such amazing, committed people talk about their tireless work to move beyond coal was really exciting.
Cuba lifts ban on energy-sucking appliances’ imports
PanARMENIAN Network - 5/21/2013 4:19:42 PM
PanARMENIAN.Net - Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances ... imposed in 2005 amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts, AP reported. Islanders can now bring up to two such appliances per person into the country for noncommercial purposes ...
How Would the World Change if the International Energy Trade Transformed?
OilPrice - 5/21/2013 11:00:34 PM
However, that did not mean that national vulnerabilities to energy interruption had diminished. Today, by comparison, the US agricultural sector is worth about one percent of US GDP (depending on how it is measured), but the loss of a US food production ...
New Pakistan govt may consider importing electricity from India
Times of India - 5/21/2013 9:38:50 AM
Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party, set to form government after its victory in ... be imported from India within the next two years. According to World Bank officials, electricity trade between Pakistan and India will be completed in the next two ...
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 such as air conditioners, refrigerators and microwave ovens, lifting a ban imposed in 2005 amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts. Islanders can now bring up to two such appliances per ...
US Lauds India for Reducing Iranian Oil Imports
ABC News - 5/24/2013 10:39:42 AM
A senior American official on Friday praised India for reducing oil imports from Iran and said the U.S. government will decide soon on New Delhi's request to renew a waiver from sanctions on Tehran. U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs ...
Cuba lifts ban on energy-hogging appliances
comcast.net - 5/21/2013 11:07:43 PM
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has authorized individual imports of appliances ... a ban imposed in 2005 amid a wave of energy shortages and blackouts. Islanders can now bring up to two such appliances per person into the country for noncommercial purposes ...
UPDATE 1-Philippine March imports in biggest fall in nearly a year
Reuters - 5/24/2013 1:57:09 AM
MANILA, May 24 (Reuters) - The Philippines' imports in March fell for a third straight month ... The Philippines is facing export headwinds as the world's two largest economies appear to be losing momentum. Chinese factory activity declined ...
Shale may end US energy quest but not its Mid-East policy
Firstpost - 5/21/2013 11:57:50 PM
The world’s biggest energy consumer may soon become the largest producer of hydrocarbons. In popular perception around the world, the US has kept its beak in the middle-east only for the oil. Billions of dollars have gone into wars and campaigns in the ...
New Pak govt may consider importing electricity from India
The Hindu - 5/21/2013 10:17:37 PM
An Islamabad-based unnamed official of the World Bank confirmed that a feasibility study had been done for exploring the import of electricity from India. The official said 1,000 MW could be imported from India within the next two years. According to World ...
Sugar prices risk further decline as China eyes import curbs
CNBC - 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 ... "China is not like other countries such as Russia or other import countries that adjust ...
Revolution in energy world
DAWN Group - 5/19/2013 3:21:49 AM
RIYADH: The ongoing revolution in the energy world is manifesting itself in more than one way. Many in Washington – and all around –seriously think today that the much hyped upon energy independence is finally in grasp. And as Saudi Arabia becomes less ...