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, 2012See also: Oil - imports map
India to commission 5-mt underground oil storages by October
Economic Times - 1/31/2015 9:55:10 AM
India — the fourth-biggest energy consumer in the world after the US, China and Russia — depends on imports for more than 80% of crude oil it processes for domestic consumption. At present, the country can store crude oil in storage tanks of refiners ...
Study: Foreign intervention 100 times more likely in oil rich countries
Examiner - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
The first striking piece of data was that some 90 percent of wars since World War II were civil wars ... the more likely another country is to get involved, and the more oil that a country imports, the more likely they are to get involved.
Why plunging oil prices are both good news and bad news for the Jordanian economy
Al Bawaba - 2/1/2015 7:52:17 AM
MENA countries receive 43 per ... by an 18.7 per cent rise in energy imports during the first eight months of 2014 due to the disruption of cheap Egyptian gas. Given the recent sharp drop in oil prices, the World Bank projects that the growth rate of ...
The conspiracy theorists are right. Research shows nations really do go to war over oil.
Washington Post - 1/28/2015 7:17:04 PM
No world leader stands before the U.N. and says they ... Such interventions are more likely to be carried out by countries highly dependent on oil imports. The U.S. is the obvious example, but the USSR also fits this pattern – look at its intervention ...
Who Benefits The Most From Lower Oil Prices?
Seeking Alpha - 1/26/2015 2:01:29 AM
I have tried to calculate the relationship between savings on oil imports and the country's GDP to estimate the "stimulus ... The best way to help the world's poor people may be to drill for oil in North Dakota and drive down the world oil price.
Are Crude Conspiracies Right? Research Shows Nations Really Do Go to War Over Oil
econintersect.com - 1/31/2015 9:19:22 AM
No world leader stands before the UN and says they ... Such interventions are more likely to be operated by countries highly dependent on oil imports. The US is the obvious example, but the USSR also fits this pattern – look at its intervention in ...
Cheaper oil to hike PHL imports
BusinessMirror. - 1/27/2015 1:34:39 PM
Meanwhile, the country’s import payments between January and November 2014 amounted ... Opec, which supplies about 40 percent of the world’s oil, is open to a meeting with nonmember producers to tackle the global glut, El-Badri said in an interview ...
One upside of cheap oil — countries are ditching their fossil-fuel subsidies
Vox - 1/29/2015 2:15:14 PM
Each year, governments around the world spend some $550 billion to subsidize ... the plan will ease pressure on the budget and tamp down on oil use, which will cut imports and ease the country's trade imbalance. The move is unpopular with middle-class ...
World Bank: Oil Price Shocks Positive for Lebanon
Alakhbar - 1/20/2015 11:58:34 PM
However, oil-importing countries like Lebanon ... of energy imports and income receipts regarding the price of oil. The World Bank estimates: “the relative elasticities of energy imports and income receipts vis-à-vis oil prices at 0.25 and 0.12 ...
China Boosts Buying For Oil Reserves Amid Drop In Global Prices – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/27/2015 6:03:41 AM
China has been taking advantage of last year’s 43-percent drop in world oil prices with imports ... to cover 90 days of imports in case of supply disruptions, similar to SPR stockpiles in member countries of the Paris-based International Energy Agency ...
China's oil demand to grow three percent in 2015 - CNPC research
Reuters - 1/28/2015 8:18:30 AM
The forecast, in an annual report released by CNPC's research institute on Wednesday, also put the country's net crude imports up 5.4 percent at 6.49 million bpd for this year. China, the world's second-largest oil consumer, raised crude imports by nearly ...
Who Gains and Who Loses from Plunging Oil Prices in the Middle East and North Africa Region?
The World Bank - 1/28/2015 11:56:14 PM
The benefits will be counter balanced by the fact that, like other countries in the region, cheaper oil could affect the amount of money sent home by Lebanese expatriates in the Gulf. Yet as energy imports are greater than the total value of all ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
(Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest ... Having to import oil is a tremendous failure ...
Olive oil production down, prices due to rise
Philadelphia Daily News - 1/29/2015 2:55:12 AM
The world's olive oil producers will produce about 17 percent ... So a company in Tuscany that imports oil from another country can sell it as Tuscan oil. Look for bottles labeled "produced and bottled by." Know your olive oil types and base purchases ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/5/2014 5:57:56 PM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world economies ... The bulk of those imports came from Canada—where a boom in oil production has helped create a glut of crude that is weighing on prices. The crash in oil prices is costing ...