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
How 11 Countries Are Leading The Shift To Renewable Energy
CleanTechnica - 2/5/2016 2:29:12 AM
This December, almost 200 countries from every corner of the world signed the Paris Agreement ... geothermal energy to power its future and reduce reliance on costly electricity imports. As of 2015, geothermal accounted for 51 percent of Kenya’s energy ...
World Stocks Turn Lower After Mixed US Job Report
ABC News - 2/5/2016 8:48:35 AM
World stock markets turned lower on Friday after a mixed ... 1.3 percent to close at 16,819.59 as the dollar weakened against the yen, hurting shares of the country's export producers. South Korea's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,917.79, Hong Kong's ...
India sets floor price for steel imports to stem flow from China | Reuters
Firstpost - 2/5/2016 11:14:44 PM
NEW DELHI India on Friday set a floor price for imports of steel products to deter countries such as China from undercutting local mills, the first time it has taken such a step in over 15 years even as the country remains the world's only major growing ...
Free fall in world oil prices cuts PH’s import bill
Inquirer - 1/24/2016 7:25:35 PM
LOWER prices of crude oil in the global market significantly slashed the country ... of imports, which rose by 11.5 percent to 108 million barrels in the same period from only 96.86 million barrels imported a year ago, data from the Department of Energy ...
Morocco Switches on First Phase of the World's Largest Solar Plant
Gizmodo - 2/5/2016 7:44:10 AM
When those sections come online, the whole plant will cover an areas of over 6,000 acres, which is larger than the country’s capital city of Rabat. With the extra mirrors in place, the plant will generate 580 megawatts of electricity—enough to provide ...
Morocco switches on giant Saharan solar plant in ambitious energy push
Japan Times - 2/5/2016 7:51:19 AM
The country started producing electricity at Africa’s largest wind farm in its southwestern coastal region of Tarfaya last year. Morocco, which is to host next year’s world climate change conference, COP22, aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions ...
World stocks drift as Fed watchers await US job data
Charlotte Observer - 2/5/2016 3:47:56 AM
World stock markets were uneven Friday as investors awaited ... 1.3 percent to close at 16,819.59 as the dollar weakened against the yen, hurting shares of the country's export producers. South Korea's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,917.79, Hong Kong's ...
World Bank says wars, cheap oil hurting Middle East growth
Reuters - 2/5/2016 1:10:27 AM
The report cited World Bank estimates of $3.6 billion to $4.5 billion in physical damage to just six cities in war-torn Syria: Aleppo, Dar'a, Hama, Homs, Idlib and Latakia. The damage was assessed to housing, health, education, energy, water, transport and ...
Belarus' electricity import down by 26.3% to 2.8bn kWh in 2015
eng.belta.by - 1/27/2016 7:29:11 PM
Belarus has been steadily reducing electricity import. It imported 7.9 billion kWh in 2012, 6.7 billion kWh in 2013 and 3.8 billion kWh in 2014. The country is set to purchase 2.5 billion kWh abroad in 2016. Belarus' own country energy-generating ...
NYT: Toxic Loans Around the World Weigh on Global Growth
News Max - 2/5/2016 7:08:22 AM
The problem is “the giant, stagnant pool of loans that companies and people around the world are struggling to pay back ... a staggering number that is equivalent to half the size of the country’s annual economic output,” the Times explained.
TUC blasts Fashola over increase in electricity tariff
P.M. News Nigeria - 2/5/2016 9:31:32 AM
The Nigerian Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has incurred the wrath of the country’s Trade Union Congress, TUC, for reportedly maintaining that increase in electricity ... in any part of the world is meant to inject fresh ...
French December Trade Deficit Narrows on Weaker Imports
NASDAQ - 2/5/2016 3:47:56 AM
PARIS--France's trade deficit narrowed markedly in December on a decline in imports, the country's customs office said Friday ... Imports in 2015 rose only 1.2% as energy costs declined. -Write to William Horobin at email@example.com
World oil output slows by just 0.1% due to low prices
Gulf News - 2/5/2016 12:59:08 PM
‘Take the Loss’ The International Energy Agency does estimate year-over- year change, and says global production in the fourth quarter was 96.9 million barrels a day. It forecast that outside the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, output ...