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
Chinese banks loaned $22 billion to prop up Latin American countries amid the oil crash
The Business Insider - 2/26/2015 10:10:16 PM
In 2014, Brazil's loans from the China Export-Import Bank, the Bank of China and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China went to leasing oil rigs and purchasing equipment and financial services for the country's mining giant Vale. The Chinese loans are ...
British fuel imports spike as refineries close
Yahoo News - 2/27/2015 5:29:54 PM
They have left Britain increasingly dependent on fuel imports, raising concerns the country ... estate in the world, he added. Madderson also noted that tighter health and safety rules following the 2005 Buncefield explosion meant that oil storage across ...
India Budget 2015-16: Oil price crash may offer comfort to Jaitley
Commodity Online - 2/27/2015 8:33:02 AM
“The oil price fall has definitely been a boon to EMDE, especially countries like India which are energy import dependent. It acts like a fiscal stimulus and world consumption is expected to get a boost as consumers spend less on energy,” the deputy ...
Asian imports of Iranian crude fall nearly 22 pct
Reuters - 2/27/2015 8:40:11 AM
With the imports again below the level allowed under an interim agreement on Iran's disputed nuclear programme, the country's oil sales are unlikely to roil ... Iran agreed with the United States and five other world powers in 2013 to work towards a ...
Cheap oil: Asia's winners and losers
The Daily Star - 2/26/2015 5:59:43 PM
Mainly those countries that need to import oil, that use more of it than they can ... It imports 97 percent of its energy needs and is the world's ninth biggest user of oil. The reasons in short are: lower inflation, lower costs for business, higher ...
Economic Survey 2015: Link agricultural import duty with international prices
Economic Times - 2/27/2015 2:09:28 PM
An edible oil industry official said tariff-based import duty structure would help safeguard interest ... India is the largest importer of edible oils in the world. The country imported around 11.8 million tonnes of edible oils in 12 months ended November ...
China’s oil consumption projected to keep fleet afloat
Yahoo Finance - 2/27/2015 9:04:39 PM
China’s imports to exceed rest of the world China’s current projections indicate crude oil imports will exceed imports to the US by 2015. As the country continues to urbanize, industrialize, and motorize its economy, it will require almost 14 million ...
Forecasting China’s Oil Buying Grows Harder
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 8:16:55 PM
The drop in price suddenly made it more affordable to fill stockpiles that the government and oil companies have set up to increase energy security. The effort gave a boost to global demand, contributing to 9.5% growth in China’s crude-oil imports last ...
Crude behavior: the US is very, very serious about challenging Saudi oil dominance
Al Bawaba - 2/25/2015 9:46:59 AM
US politicians are pushing to lift the country’s ban on ... we are going to get into the world market and make a difference.” Record US production has meant it has cut its reliance on foreign oil. The US no longer imports oil from Algeria and Nigeria ...
India Economic Survey: Country Projected To Grow At Over Eight Percent This Year
International Business Times - 2/27/2015 5:55:33 AM
NEW DELHI: India could be one of the world’s fastest growing big ... survey are based on the assumption that global oil prices will remain at the present low levels. India is energy deficient and imports a bulk of its energy requirements.
North American oil production continues to increase
eaglefordtexas.com - 2/26/2015 4:19:30 PM
The world’s ... coming from U.S. oil and gas producers: oil production keeps on rising. According to a report by The National, the recent decline in U.S. rig counts is leveling off and domestic production continues to increase. Imports from Canada ...
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 ...
The Economist online - 2/28/2015 12:46:33 AM
ONCE upon a time, in a world in which oil was costly and energy sources seemed scarce, the International Energy Agency, a think-tank for countries which import fossil fuels, produced a special report heralding a “golden age of gas”. That was in 2011.
EU takes a stand against high Russian import taxes at the World Trade Organisation
CITY A.M. - 2/26/2015 4:02:12 AM
The European Union (EU) is upping its battle against high import taxes imposed on it by Russia ... by the EU to Russia range from paper items to palm oil and refrigerators. In 2013, exports to the country were worth €120m (£87m), making Russia the ...
Libya Needs International Maritime Force to Help Stop Illicit Oil, Weapons: UN
NDTV - 2/27/2015 6:45:39 AM
United Nations: Libyan authorities are unable to halt the illicit trade in oil or the flow of weapons in and out of the country, and they need an international ... will likely increase pressure on major world powers to consider intervention to stop the ...