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 Imports by India Seen Surging as Reserves Replenished
Bloomberg - 12/5/2013 9:57:32 PM
Palm oil imports by India, the world’s biggest buyer, probably climbed for the first time since June as traders rebuilt reserves from the lowest level in 21 months amid a delay in the domestic oilseed harvest. “In view of bullish palm ...
Global OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods) Market Report 2013 Edition Research at MarketReportsOnline.com
TMCnet.com - 12/6/2013 11:26:26 AM
(PR Web Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) refers to family of steel tubes and casings which are primarily used for exploration and production of oil and gas. OCTG includes drill ...
China Soybean Imports Seen by Oil World Jumping 17% Next Season
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 1:42:13 PM
China’s soybean imports, the world’s largest, may jump 17 percent in the next season as the country rebuilds stockpiles, Oil World said. China may import 68 million metric tons of soybeans in the 2013-14 marketing year that begins Aug. 1 ...
USA NEWS: Global Oil Reserve Enough for Countries to Cut Iran Oil Imports — Obama
fxpips.com - 3/30/2012 11:58:27 PM
UNITED States Pres. Barack Obama yesterday vowed to push on with stringent economic sanctions versus Iran, stressing that there was ample supply of oil in the global market to enable nations to slash imports of oil from Iran. Obama emphasized in his latest ...
Falling U.S. Oil Imports Will Reshape the World Crude Market
Businessweek - 1/15/2013 11:56:56 PM
If you had told an oil analyst seven years ago that by 2014 the U.S. would import only 6 million barrels of crude oil per day, or roughly a third of what the country uses ... and that is prized around the world. Light, sweet crude is less ...
China Passes U.S. As World's Biggest Oil Importer
The Huffington Post - 10/10/2013 5:53:10 AM
which indicates the country had to import that much to fill the gap, the Energy Information Administration said this week. "China's steady growth in oil demand has led it to become the world's largest net oil importer, exceeding the United ...
Record imports make China world’s top importer of crude oil
Financial Times - 10/13/2013 1:03:16 AM
China’s crude oil imports set a daily record in September, making the country the world’s top importing nation on the back of strong overall imports. But September exports were weaker than expected, as worldwide demand failed to keep up with Chinese ...
China to Overtake U.S. as World's Largest Oil Importer, OPEC Says
The Wall Street Journal - 4/4/2013 1:37:42 AM
LONDON--China could overtake the U.S. as the world's largest oil importer ... were backed by increased throughput at the country's refineries. The group quoted analysis saying China's oil imports could top 6 million barrels a day this year ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 2:31:01 PM
Rising production, falling imports According to annual data from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. crude oil production ... Canada have the largest trade relationship of any two countries in the world -- rising Saudi imports may be disconcerting to ...
China's True Economic Achilles' Heel? Oil Dependency
Worldcrunch - 12/5/2013 8:50:08 AM
oil and gas are respectively 67%, 5.4% and 7.5% of the world average. At the same time, China’s current per capita energy consumption level is only one-third of that of advanced countries. It took only 15 years for China to double its crude oil ...
Oil Dependence Is a Dangerous Habit
Center for American Progress - 1/12/2010 11:57:30 PM
Burning oil that exacerbates global warming also poses serious threats ... Approximately 25 percent of ConocoPhillips’ imports were from “dangerous or unstable” countries—116.7 million barrels—in 2008, contributing to its $52.7 billion profit.
Overseas aid to Africa being outweighed by hefty costs of importing oil
theguardian.com - 4/1/2012 4:25:06 PM
A DFID spokesperson said: "The whole world is affected by rising oil prices, but no country can pull itself out of poverty ... Birol noted that last year's bill to the EU for oil imports topped $500bn for the first time, and that these payouts were a ...
U.S. Continues to Dominate World Olive Oil Imports
oliveoiltimes.com - 6/7/2013 1:29:13 PM
The U.S. imported 33,208 tons in March alone, compared to 6,592 tons in Brazil – currently the world’s second biggest non-European olive oil buyer – where imports are up 16 ... in the chief E.U. producing countries – Spain, Italy and Greece ...
World Bank envoy criticizes lack of transparency in Haiti oil program
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 12/5/2013 1:12:00 AM
Haiti ranked 163rd (out of 177 countries) on Transparency International's annual Corruption Perception Index published on Tuesday, two places higher than last year. The World Bank has poured more than $500 million into Haiti since the 2010 earthquake ...
China oil imports to overtake U.S. by 2017: WoodMac
Reuters - 8/20/2013 10:28:24 AM
"China will surpass U.S. demand for oil imports and peak spend," William Durbin, Wood Mackenzie's Beijing-based president of global markets, said in a statement. The consultancy said the turning point for Chinese crude imports to surpass U.S ...