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, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
World Bank to change classification of countries; India will now be called ‘lower-middle income’
Economic Times - 5/31/2016 10:55:52 AM
MUMBAI: For decades, 'developed' and 'developing' have served as agreeable economic nomenclatures to classify countries ... world. According to the World Bank data, India languishes on world indicators like labour force participation rate, electricity ...
S.Korea's May crude oil imports down 6.1 pct y/y - preliminary data
Reuters - 6/1/2016 3:23:43 AM
SEOUL, June 1 (Reuters) - South Korea's crude oil imports in May fell 6.1 percent from a year earlier to 90.7 million barrels, preliminary data from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy showed ... break down imports by country of origin.
Russia expands nuclear energy partnerships with African countries
Modern Ghana - 5/31/2016 8:54:11 AM
as demand for electricity grows in emerging economies. Three African countries – Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia – are new to sign memorandum of understandings with Russia at the ATOMEXPO 2016 International Forum in Moscow, the largest meeting of world ...
The Nuts And Bolts Behind How The World Will Deploy A Massive Amount of Clean Energy
Think Progress - 5/31/2016 12:28:56 PM
The goal is to focus on new investments that can be scaled to different economic and energy market conditions, that can be scaled to varying economic market conditions that exist in participating countries and in the broader world. In addition to the ...
The World Is About To Install 700 Million Air Conditioners. Here's What That Means For The Climate
NDTV - 5/31/2016 10:51:42 PM
Overall, the Berkeley report projects that the world is poised to install 700 million air conditioners by 2030, and 1.6 billion of them by 2050. In terms of electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions, that's like adding several new countries to the world.
India starts talks on new potash import contracts -industry officials
Reuters - 5/31/2016 10:05:46 AM
However, India halted potash imports in February this year and delayed negotiations after successive droughts dented demand in one of the world's biggest fertiliser ... deliver about 70 percent of the country's annual rainfall and sustain the half of ...
Amnesty says 1.2 million Afghans internally displaced by war
US News and World Report - 5/31/2016 9:01:20 AM
Afghanistan has one of the highest refugee populations in the world, estimated at 2.6 million people living ... "We have no water to drink, no food to eat, no education system for our children, no electricity," said Hussain Samander, a refugee living ...
Here's why oil will move higher: Energy analyst
CNBC - 5/31/2016 7:31:16 PM
In fact, Dingmann, managing director of energy ... Exporting Countries are set to meet Thursday in Vienna. Iran is expected to supply 5 million barrels of extra crude to its international oil company partners in June. Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude ...
LNG Glut Seen by FGE Pushing Prices to $3 as Soon as Next Year
Bloomberg - 5/31/2016 12:00:18 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Liquefied natural gas spot prices will fall to $3 per million British thermal units by mid-2017 or 2018 as new projects worsen a global glut, according to energy consultant ... and spot prices for imports by world’s largest buyer of ...
ISIS counterattack in Fallujah repelled by Iraqi forces
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/31/2016 12:07:27 PM
The militants still control patches of territory in the country's north and east as well as the ... safe drinking water and electricity in the city "are pushing families to the brink of desperation." The extremist group is expected to increase attacks ...
Vitol: world's biggest energy trader emerges from the shadows
The Guardian - 6/1/2016 5:03:56 AM
But a Damien Hirst spin painting in the private company’s foyer hints at the wealth-creating potential of the world’s largest energy trader ... which is incredibly damaging to developing countries. Facebook Twitter Pinterest CEO Ian Taylor said ...
South Asian countries of Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal to invest $8.1bn in smart grid infrastructure to modernize power sectors
Yahoo Finance - 5/31/2016 7:38:26 PM
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- South Asian countries' power sectors are struggling due to increasing pressure from rising electricity demand ... GDP growth rates of any region in the world," according to Ben Gardner, president of Northeast ...
Turning The Lights On, Africa’s Energy Investment Opportunity
AFKinside - 5/31/2016 12:28:56 PM
An accompanying 40-mile transmission line will transport the energy produced to the main grid in Yaoundé. The plant enables a five-fold increase in the country’s aluminum ... found elsewhere in the developing world and barely enough to power one 75 ...
Caribbean countries expanding share in US$130 billion global seafood market
Curacao Chronicle - 5/31/2016 7:09:48 PM
and thus SPS — although at this point it is mostly the industrialized countries that are pushing it, that are requiring it—should be really and truly across the board.” Science-based risk assessment and risk analysis of imports are also key in ...
2016 World Energy Trilemma Report
Mobility Techzone - 5/31/2016 5:51:03 PM
Joan McNaughton, Chair of the World Energy Trilemma study group, said: "The Paris Agreement has raised the bar on what countries must do to have a sustainable energy policy - one which delivers not just on energy security, access and affordability ...