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
As Venezuela coffee output sinks, it swaps oil to import Nicaraguan beans
Yahoo News - 3/1/2015 1:16:59 PM
NEW YORK/MANAGUA (Reuters) - Venezuela, once a proud exporter of premium coffee, has been reduced to swapping crude oil ... country's farmers. Some of the beans had already been rejected by U.S. importers. The spike in Venezuela's bumper-priced ...
Asian imports of Iran crude fall 22pc
Trade Arabia - 3/1/2015 7:26:14 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 US and five other world powers in 2013 to work towards a final agreement ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
US Will Never Gain Oil Market Crown Says IEA Head
Oil Price - 3/2/2015 1:19:59 AM
“The United States will never be a major oil exporter. Their import needs are getting less but the ... Saudi Arabia and Iraq, will be the countries best equipped to meet the world’s demand for energy, especially if non-OPEC producers such as Brazil ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
America’s Shale Boom Reduced Oil Prices and U.S. Oil Imports
Canada Free Press - 2/20/2015 1:24:41 AM
Booming production resulted in our net petroleum imports ... The world’s energy producers are watching the U.S. oil market closely for any sign that American oil companies are producing less crude. Many oil producing countries are anxiously looking ...
GUEST APPEARANCE: Political economy of oil — a brief sketch
Finger Lakes Times - 3/1/2015 1:59:56 PM
For the past several months the world has witnessed a drastic decline in the price of oil. This decline is the confluence of multiple factors, both political and economic, and its many implications affect countries, citizens and corporations alike.
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 economies ... The bulk of those imports came from Canada—where a boom in oil production has helped create a glut of crude that is weighing on prices. The crash in oil prices is costing ...
Benchmarking Australia-Asean food, agriculture trade
Inquirer - 3/1/2015 7:43:32 PM
Australia is also an important market with a population of 24 million and a high income per capita of US$65,000—among the highest in the world. Among full-time ... and malt extract. Main imports: Palm oil and fractions, margarine, coconut oil and ...
Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014
MENAFN - 2/20/2015 5:42:23 AM
MENA News Headlines Feb 20 2015 - Arab World imports from Brazil touch USD13.40b in 2014 ... Feb 19 2015 - Saudi crude exports decrease in December, MENAFN (MENAFN) Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports declined in Decenber by 362,000 barrels per day to ...
India Unveils Federal Budget, Finance Minister Says Country 'Is About To Take Off'
International Business Times - 2/28/2015 6:08:41 AM
“The world is predicting that this is India’s chance ... The government would also seek to spend billions on defense and petroleum products, the bulk of which the country imports. Jaitley announced the merger of India’s Forward Markets Commission ...