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
U.S. Pushes Energy Exports to Undermine Venezuela
The Motley Fool - 1/28/2015 4:50:55 AM
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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 ... They found that the more oil a country exports, the more likely another country is to get involved, and the more oil that a country imports, the more likely ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness yesterday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis ... to cancel his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Global Market for Coal, Research Report by Transparency Market Research
Busbyway - 1/28/2015 5:29:41 PM
For the most part, electricity generation throughout the world still relies on the availability ... and Japan. Despite many countries relying on coal imports to meet their energy generation needs, the trend of domestic consumption continues to remain ...
Parts of Pakistan still without electricity, following breakdown
Dawn - 1/25/2015 1:01:14 PM
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cancelled his trip to the World ... slash imports because banks refused to extend any more credit to the government-owned company, which supplies 80 percent of the country's oil. Solving Pakistan's energy ...
Tuvalu Set for More Efficient and Renewable Energy
REVE - 1/28/2015 10:23:11 PM
“Creating efficiencies in our energy use and increasing renewable sources are vital to reducing fuel imports and the cost of ... a US$7 million grant from the IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries.
Asia Pacific Well Intervention Market Forecast To 2018, Analysis By Region, Well Intervention Types, Competitive Landscape, Deal Analysis
IT Business Net - 1/28/2015 10:01:42 PM
Asia's role continues to rise in importance in the world energy markets ... Substantial economic growth of the Asia-Pacific countries and demand for electricity has increased the growth of offshore oil exploration and production. China, Malaysia and ...
Bangladesh aims to be world's 'first solar nation'
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
The Bangladeshi government aims to provide electricity to all of the country's households ... comprehensive solar nation of the world," he said. The government is providing low-interest loans to private companies to import and install solar panels for ...
Falling Oil Prices Unlikely To Influence China’s Renewable Energy Investment Strategies
CleanTechnica - 1/28/2015 2:30:44 PM
When oil prices collapsed in the 1980s, most large renewable energy ... for oil imports has been increasing, and so the likelihood of its being exposed to war, revolution or terror rises as well – just like any other fossil fuel-dependent country.
US energy boost - Jamaica to benefit from US$90m clean-power project
Jamaica Gleaner - 1/27/2015 2:24:46 PM
When construction begins in June, the Blue Mountain Renewables project will be a tangible example of public and private sectors in both countries ... Energy Security Summit. Included on the agenda was a slew of new projects, led by a World Bank proposal ...
Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/23/2015 11:09:04 AM
This is just slightly less than the $400 billion accord the two countries ... energy security, the volatile global energy market, China-Russia relations and broader geopolitical movements worldwide. China’s Quest for Energy Security While the world ...
Refinery deal in Myanmar key for Guangdong Zhenrong Energy
Asiaone Business - 1/27/2015 2:36:05 AM
Cui said the refinery's plans date back to 2009 when Zhenrong Energy's Chairman Xiong Shaohui first learned how the country's refining technology had remained low. Myanmar still imports more than ... aims to become one of the world's top 500 multinationals ...
Turkish gold imports fall fast
Resource Investor - 1/16/2015 6:05:24 PM
The gold imports by Turkey during the entire year 2014 ... The country had used gold-for-oil strategy to skirt sanctions imposed by the Western world on Iranian energy exports. As per estimates, the country is believed to have exchanged nearly 60 tons ...
Cheaper oil to hike PHL imports
BusinessMirror. - 1/27/2015 1:34:39 PM
In November 2014 cheaper oil actually slashed the country’s import payments by 10.8 percent to $4.989 billion ... which is primarily consumption driven. The World Bank estimates that 80 percent of the Philippine economy is accounted for by consumption ...
India hopes for US support for its green energy targets
Live Mint - 1/24/2015 8:37:34 AM
Obama’s visit comes amid a trade battle between India and the US at the World Trade ... and news and renewable energy remained unanswered till press time. India’s National Action Plan on Climate Change recommends that the country generate 10% of ...