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, 2014See also: Oil - imports map
Top Oil Market Embraces Iran Once Again as Asia Imports Jump
Bloomberg - 7/28/2016 5:50:52 AM
At the biggest oil market in the world, crude from Iran is back in vogue ... Japan’s purchases increased 28 percent, India bought 63 percent more, South Korea’s imports more than doubled while shipments into China gained 2.5 percent during the six ...
The U.S. filed a WTO dispute to save jobs — by increasing imports from China. Here’s why.
Washington Post - 7/26/2016 8:59:21 AM
In the latest salvo against free trade, Donald Trump argued that the World Trade ... Exporting Countries in the 1970s is one example of countries exerting their influence over markets. In that case, it was a coordinated limit on oil extraction that ...
India expands crude oil refinery capacity
The National - 7/23/2016 7:22:42 AM
to one of the world’s largest exporters of refined petroleum products in 2014 to 2015," PwC says. But production of crude oil within India is very limited, which means the country is heavily dependent on imports – and this dependency is growing.
Drop in the ocean: India's strategic oil reserves unlikely to stir market
Reuters - 7/28/2016 8:35:30 AM
Indications now, however, are for much far less than this: shipping brokers say it's possible the entire initial SPR build-up in the world's third-biggest oil consumer could ... members, where import-dependent countries are required to hold reserves ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
(Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest ... Having to import oil is a tremendous failure ...
Turkey crisis: how will oil and gas supplies be affected?
THE CONVERSATION - 7/26/2016 12:05:28 PM
The country’s location at the mouth of the Black Sea means it plays an equally key role in the seaborne oil trade. Around 3% of the world’s oil and petroleum ... transit state for the EU’s natural gas imports. The Blue Stream pipeline, which runs ...
China’s Soybean Imports Seen Dropping for First Time in 15 Years
customstoday.com.pk - 7/21/2016 10:31:11 AM
Oil World said. The country’s imports will drop “sizeably” from a year earlier in July, August and probably also September, it said. Soybean futures have climbed partly as floods in Argentina cut output and U.S. exporters will have to offset some of ...
Oil prices remain unchanged as world markets ignore failed Turkey coup
Fx Pips - 7/18/2016 11:53:29 AM
According to SEB head for commodities research Bjorn Shiedlorf, “Libya remains a wild-card country in the world oil trade balance ... The rivalry among oil producers to meet the increase in consumer demand for imports from the Chinese government ...
The bean that has once been
The Indian Express - 7/27/2016 8:54:00 PM
The same period has, moreover, also seen a surge in imports of soybean oil into the country — from 11.23 lt (Rs 7,611.61 ... which is also the ‘bound’ tariff rate that India can charge under the World Trade Organization agreement.
Dawn - 7/25/2016 1:43:53 AM
The world’s top crude-oil exporter, Saudi Arabia is boosting gas capacity, with major new projects meant to reduce the country’s reliance on crude ... and after China’s copper imports remained solid in June. Price gains across metals this year ...
IPMAN partners major stakeholders to import kerosene, diesel
World Stage - 7/24/2016 12:36:28 PM
In addressing the ongoing scarcity and hike of Kerosene and Diesel in the country, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has said that it partnering with some major stakeholders in the oil industry to import kerosene and diesel ...
Kazakhstan sharply reduces export of goods
Trend - 7/27/2016 4:21:59 PM
Decrease in export volumes mainly resulted from continuing fall in oil prices ... Kazakhstan also reduced import of goods from abroad in the first quarter of 2016 – by 27.1 percent to $5.8 billion. The country decreased import of all kinds of goods ...
America's biggest oil boom came under Obama
CNN Money - 7/21/2016 6:16:28 PM
In fact, in 2015, the U.S. pumped the most oil in 43 years. The U.S. is now the world's No. 1 petroleum producer when you ... down from 14.5 million in 2006. But current imports still mean America relies on foreign oil for over half of its daily consumption.
Algeria's trade deficit enlarges by 27.2 percent
MENAFN - 7/22/2016 10:51:28 AM
In addition, the country aims to reduce its imports bill in a bid to counter the loss in energy revenues since world oil prices started falling in June 2014. MENA News Headlines Jul 22 2016 - Bahrain passes policy to slash spending by 30pct, MENAFN (MENAFN ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/5/2014 5:57:56 PM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world ... oil production. It's also created a windfall for countries, companies and consumers that use all that oil. The latest evidence came in Friday's trade data, which showed that U.S. oil ...