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
1st Renewable Energy Project In Republic Of Seychelles — 6 MW Wind Farm
CleanTechnica - 6/18/2013 7:25:25 AM
In particular, for remote island nations, the integration of sustainable energy can deliver an immediate economic and tangible impact. Today, Seychelles can redirect fuel savings into investments in infrastructure development, social programs ...
Sharif for immediate import of power from neighbouring nations
Zee News Limited - 6/14/2013 6:43:02 PM
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday ordered officials to examine the possibility of immediate import of electricity from neighbouring countries. Sharif directed authorities "to examine the possibility of importing energy from neighbouring countries to ...
Developing world bucks decline in green energy funding
SciDev.Net - 6/14/2013 2:39:39 PM
Developing nations invested 19 per cent more in renewable energy in 2012 Research funding is rising slowly, having doubled since 2004 Africa has 'one of the world's most promising renewable energy markets' 'Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2013 ...
U.S. and Canada Energy Fate Lies in Each Other's Hands
Daily Finance - 6/19/2013 1:12:00 AM
Canada's oil industry is like Bizarro Superman. For those of you who aren't comic book nerds or are not die-hard fans of Seinfeld, Bizarro Superman is the antithesis of Superman. His actions were always the exact opposite of what we would ...
Trade deficit at seven-month high as gold imports surge
Reuters Group PLC - 6/17/2013 6:57:58 AM
India, the world's biggest buyer of the metal, hiked the import duty on gold to 8 percent earlier in ... due to the weaker rupee and stressing the need to reduce the country's bloated current account gap to a sustainable level.
India Can Take More Steps to Cut Gold Imports, Mayaram Says
Bloomberg - 6/18/2013 5:02:15 AM
Imports surged in the past two months as buyers thronged ... “We need to continue to push for long-term capital inflows and therefore the FDI policy has to undergo a revamp,” Mayaram said. “We need to move in this direction quickly and ...
Asia Pacific Shale Gas Market Prospects to 2025- Demand Growth and Escalating Gas Import Costs Force Asian Countries Drive Shale Investments
Yahoo! Finance - 6/18/2013 5:19:33 PM
Key drivers and challenges faced by countries along with feasibility of first commercial production are also discussed in detail. Further, the Asia Pacific shale gas report from OGANALYSIS discusses physical characteristics of major basins in ...
Developing Countries Lead Global Shift to Green Energy
The Jakarta Globe - 6/15/2013 12:40:57 AM
“More and more countries are set to take the renewable energy stage,” said Achim Steiner, UNEP executive director. “Only last week the global host of World Environment Day, Mongolia, invited me to tour its first 50-megawatt wind farm.” Mongolia has ...
Bio Farma Urges OIC Countries to become Self-Reliant in Vaccine
StreetInsider - 6/19/2013 8:00:01 AM
Bandung, Indonesia, June 18, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The 123-year old Indonesian vaccine manufacturer Bio Farma has urged Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries to be self-reliant in vaccines as imports from industrialized countries are ...
Keystone Seen Failing to Sop Up Canada Oil Glut: Energy Markets
Businessweek - 6/18/2013 6:09:39 PM
Even if U.S. President Barack Obama approves the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian crude oil probably will remain the cheapest in the world ... strategist at TD Securities in Calgary, the securities unit of Canada’s second-largest bank, said ...
As More Countries Scramble To Fill Revenue Holes, Ukraine Plans To Triple Beer Tax
Forbes - 6/18/2013 7:57:02 PM
Hold on to your Carlsberg Carlsberg: it’s about to get a lot more expensive to drink a pint in the Ukraine. Ukraine, which is the largest country wholly in Europe, borders Russia and Poland. At the turn of the 19th century, the country was ...
Turkey ranked 65th in the world energy use list
Turkish Weekly - 6/14/2013 12:59:26 PM
Rich in Geothermal and hydro source, Iceland leads the field with 17,983 kg of oil equivalent per capita among 213 countries. World's most developed country, the US took the 11th place on the list of energy use with 7,069 kilograms of oil equivalent per ...
Latin America Enjoys Abundant Renewable Energy but Lacks Policies for Use
Scientific American - 6/18/2013 4:22:17 PM
Last week the Worldwatch Institute think tank in Washington, D.C., unveiled a Central America report also showing the region has the resources and the technical capacity to meet all its electricity needs with renewables. But, it argues, governments are ...
Indonesia moves to keep wheat flour import tariff -official
AsiaOne - 6/18/2013 9:19:57 AM
Industry officials in Turkey have said they could bring a case against Indonesia at the WTO if the import tariff is made permanent. The Indonesian Wheat Flour Mills Association (APTINDO) said earlier this year that the import tariff may be ...
South Korea Eases Crude Import Rules for Non-Middle East Supply
Bloomberg - 6/18/2013 4:40:46 AM
South Korean regulations aimed at diversifying the nation’s crude supply will reduce freight costs for cargoes shipped from non-Middle East countries, including those in the European Union. The government cut the minimum amount required for a ...