Country Comparison > Oil - imports

RankCountryOil - imports (bbl/day)
1United States9,213,000
2China5,664,000
3Japan3,472,000
4India3,272,000
5Korea, South2,590,000
6Germany1,876,000
7Italy1,591,000
8France1,298,000
9Netherlands1,202,000
10Singapore1,137,000
11Spain1,061,000
12United Kingdom1,053,000
13Taiwan885,900
14Thailand793,900
15Canada770,300
16Belgium667,700
17Poland547,900
18Australia475,900
19Greece405,500
20Virgin Islands402,000
21Sweden398,100
22Indonesia388,400
23South Africa385,100
24Brazil343,600
25Turkey338,900
26Belarus294,800
27Israel260,600
28Switzerland258,200
29Bahrain256,000
30Aruba228,800
31Portugal222,300
32Finland214,700
33Lithuania190,100
34Philippines182,000
35Chile169,700
36Cuba165,000
37Malaysia160,500
38Ukraine155,300
39Czech Republic154,000
40Ecuador154,000
41Pakistan151,200
42Austria139,000
43Bulgaria124,700
44Morocco122,900
45Romania122,000
46Kazakhstan119,600
47Hungary114,800
48Slovakia108,400
49New Zealand99,810
50Peru99,590
51Trinidad and Tobago70,260
52Jordan68,320
53Ireland62,070
54Denmark55,010
55Macedonia51,510
56Croatia51,470
57Cote d'Ivoire49,780
58Egypt48,740
59Uruguay38,680
60Sri Lanka36,380
61Cameroon34,220
62Serbia33,330
63Ghana32,060
64Kenya31,040
65Dominican Republic27,260
66Bangladesh23,620
67Jamaica22,940
68Bosnia and Herzegovina22,140
69Russia16,380
70El Salvador16,160
71Iran15,600
72Senegal15,500
73Papua New Guinea14,880
74Nicaragua12,910
75Zambia12,500
76Norway11,320
77Korea, North10,500
78Costa Rica10,040
79Algeria6,400
80Tunisia3,680
81Colombia10
82Suriname0.66
83Mali0
84South Sudan0
85Paraguay0
86Guinea-Bissau0
87Qatar0
88Panama0
89Nepal0
90Nauru0
91Mozambique0
92New Caledonia0
93Niue0
94Niger0
95Vanuatu0
96Nigeria0
97Mauritius0
98Mauritania0
99Malta0
100Oman0
101Maldives0
102Mexico0
103Liberia0
104Kuwait0
105Kiribati0
106Kyrgyzstan0
107Laos0
108Lebanon0
109Latvia0
110Lesotho0
111Luxembourg0
112Libya0
113Madagascar0
114Macau0
115Moldova0
116Mongolia0
117Montserrat0
118Malawi0
119Montenegro0
120Iraq0
121Iceland0
122Guatemala0
123Guinea0
124Guyana0
125Haiti0
126Hong Kong0
127Honduras0
128Equatorial Guinea0
129Estonia0
130Eritrea0
131Central African Republic0
132Comoros0
133Djibouti0
134Dominica0
135Cape Verde0
136Cook Islands0
137Ethiopia0
138Guam0
139Gibraltar0
140Grenada0
141Greenland0
142Fiji0
143Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
144Faroe Islands0
145French Polynesia0
146Gambia, The0
147Gabon0
148Georgia0
149Azerbaijan0
150Albania0
151Armenia0
152Angola0
153American Samoa0
154Argentina0
155Antigua and Barbuda0
156Afghanistan0
157Belize0
158Bahamas, The0
159Barbados0
160Botswana0
161Bermuda0
162Bolivia0
163Burma0
164Benin0
165Solomon Islands0
166Bhutan0
167Congo, Republic of the0
168Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
169Cayman Islands0
170Brunei0
171Burundi0
172Cambodia0
173Chad0
174East Timor0
175United Arab Emirates0
176Tajikistan0
177Turks and Caicos Islands0
178Tonga0
179Togo0
180Sao Tome and Principe0
181Turkmenistan0
182Tanzania0
183Uganda0
184Saint Helena0
185Slovenia0
186Sierra Leone0
187Rwanda0
188Saudi Arabia0
189Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
190Saint Kitts and Nevis0
191Seychelles0
192Puerto Rico0
193Somalia0
194Syria0
195Saint Lucia0
196Sudan0
197Zimbabwe0
198Burkina Faso0
199Uzbekistan0
200Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
201Venezuela0
202British Virgin Islands0
203Vietnam0
204Namibia0
205West Bank0
206Western Sahara0
207Samoa0
208Swaziland0
209Yemen0

Definition: This entry is the total oil imported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Oil - imports map

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