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
Palm Oil Prices Seen Near Bottom by Oil World on Demand
Bloomberg - 9/2/2014 1:22:52 PM
China’s imports of palm oil in the first half totaled 3.38 million tons, little changed from the same time last year, Oil World said. The country’s imports of biodiesel increased more than tenfold to 510,000 tons in January through July, Oil World said.
Chinese palm oil imports to remain low despite resumed bank lending
Business Recorder - 8/28/2014 1:00:10 PM
BEIJING: China's imports of palm oil will remain below average as tight bank lending squeezes buyers' cash flow and, despite some relief on that front this week, the country's top importers say they will cut shipments in coming months. China is the world's ...
India Outpacing China’s Oil Demand
The Wall Street Journal - 9/1/2014 6:00:15 AM
India’s oil demand has grown faster than China’s so far this year, highlighting slowing energy demand in the world’s most populous country and fueling expectations ... with a large portion of its imports this year going into strategic stockpiling ...
War-struck Syria forced to import wheat and oil
Channel News Asia - 9/1/2014 9:49:19 AM
DAMASCUS: Before the civil war that tore the nation apart, Syria was one of the few countries in the world that was completely self ... Now the country has no other choice but to import wheat and oil - buying back oil from the same rebels who seized ...
China’s crude oil imports decline after high inventory stocking
Yahoo Finance - 8/29/2014 12:58:59 PM
Seaborne imports of coal, oil, and gas into China account for 15% of the world seaborne trade ... suggests stockpiling in commercial storage or even the country’s strategic petroleum reserves (or SPR), whose second phase is expected to be completed ...
Petroleum Reserve to Cut Import-Shock Risks: Corporate India
Businessweek - 9/2/2014 3:21:35 AM
The reserves “will always help us in times of difficulties and it is an initiative which is really required for a country of our size our consumption,” Indian Oil Chairman B. Ashok said on Aug. 20. About 85 percent of India’s oil imports come from ...
Andalusia Boasts Record Olive Oil Exports Amidst Drought
Olive Oil Times - 9/2/2014 12:18:27 PM
The explosive growth of exports in Andalusia is partly thanks to the increase in US imports of Spanish olive oil, helping the country take the lead over Italy as the world’s largest olive oil exporter. US imports of Andalusian olive oil tripled over the ...
China Focus: Oil import license ends state monopoly
Xinhua News Agency - 8/28/2014 11:19:57 AM
Xinjiang Guanghui Petroleum Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Guanghui Energy Co. Ltd., has been approved by the Ministry of Commerce to import 200,000 tons of crude ... said Lin. As the world's biggest energy consumer, China's dependency rates on imported oil ...
Oil And Gas Industry Fueling Jobs For Labor Day Weekend
Forbes - 8/30/2014 1:19:16 PM
And it is this reality that has catapulted the United States to the position of being the world’s second ... million barrels of oil per day from 80 different countries, with OPEC remaining the biggest supplier. However, overall imports are at a 17 ...
Qatar to relinquish hold as world leader in LNG exports
Arab News - 9/1/2014 7:29:08 PM
RasGas and Qatargas, joint venture companies with state-owned Qatar Petroleum, produce the country’s LNG at the ... and turned to increased hydrocarbon imports. Japan currently is the largest buyer of LNG in the world, importing 35 percent of global ...
A New American Oil Bonanza
New York Times - 8/29/2014 8:44:16 PM
The United States now accounts for 10 percent of the world’s oil production. As it sharply curtails imports from countries like Angola and Nigeria, those producers are then compelled to sell their oil to China and other Asian markets at steep discounts ...
Will Home Grown Oil Kill the Electric Car?
Hybrid Cars - 8/27/2014 11:59:55 PM
OPEC still holds three quarters of the world’s economically recoverable ... wrote the BBC of shale deposit energy. “The U.S.’s oil import bill also constitutes about 2 percent of the country’s annual economic growth. As the U.S. economy averages ...
Venezuela announces plan to sell US oil operations
World Socialist Web Site - 9/2/2014 4:33:10 AM
beyond impacting its ability to maintain imports of necessary industrial and consumer goods, has worried the country’s creditors and made it more expensive for the government to borrow. Citgo’s US operations include three oil refineries: two on the ...
Dawn - 9/1/2014 2:46:58 AM
The World Bank has projected a contraction of ... revenues have plunged from $4.6bn to only $1bn which is quite alarming for a country that imports nearly all of its basic needs, including refined petroleum products, food and other goods and services ...
Kuwait’s crude oil exports to China hits 4-month high
Kuwait Times - 8/26/2014 8:19:12 PM
Iraq became third, with imports from the country surging 32.1 percent to 590,000 bpd. Russia ranked fourth and Iran fifth, respectively. China is the world’s No. 2 oil consumer after the US. On Aug. 22, state-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC ...