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
Conrad Black: The Saudis believe the West is about to give in to Iranian demands. Crashing the price of oil is how it fights back
NATIONAL POST - 12/20/2014 12:03:43 PM
The secretary general of OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... In general, the world’s media have bought into the theory that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially by the United ...
In a Lucky Bounce >br>Saudi’s Oil Strategy
The New York Sun - 12/20/2014 2:41:12 PM
The secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... In general, the world’s press have bought into the theory that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially by the United States ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
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 oil ... Having to import oil is a tremendous failure for PDVSA, for Venezuela."
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/6/2014 11:44:31 AM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world economies ... 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 imports—measured in dollars ...
Opec: World energy watchdog IEA cuts oil demand forecast
Daily Telegraph - 12/12/2014 9:35:43 AM
Under its charter, all IEA countries which are net oil importers must stockpile at least 90 days’ worth of the previous year’s imports in order to safeguard against any sudden disruptions to world energy markets. According to the IEA, its members now ...
North American will supply the world with oil by 2019: Exxon
The Star - 12/10/2014 2:07:07 AM
The use of coal, now the world’s second most important fuel after oil, will eventually slip as countries try to reduce air pollution ... be exporting more oil and liquid hydrocarbons than it imports, a remarkable turnaround for a region that was a ...
The value of UAE non-oil trade reached AED525 billion during first half of 2014
wam.ae - 12/21/2014 10:58:06 AM
the FCA preliminary data showed that the State's trade with Arab countries during the first half of the year accounted for 15% of the UAE's total foreign non-oil trade with the world, valued at AED77.1 billion. According to the FCA, the non-oil imports ...
Falling oil prices force Algeria to confront heavy spending and subsidies
FOX News - 12/20/2014 10:09:11 AM
However, it cautioned that with declining oil production and lower prices, Algeria's imports will exceed its exports this year for the first time in 15 years. Subsidies, which amount to 21 percent of the country's annual economic output, cover electricity ...
Why the fall in oil prices may not be so important for Indian economy at the current juncture
Economic Times - 12/21/2014 7:01:53 AM
The remarkable crash in the international price of oil in recent months came to a head earlier this week as the rouble plummeted on fears for the health of Russia's economy. The country is a major ... what was one of the world's biggest importers of ...
Oil’s Cheap, So Why Isn’t Everybody Happy?
The Statesman - 12/20/2014 7:41:50 PM
Once the world crude oil price drops ... This would not only help save the country’s capital outflow in terms of oil imports ~ which represent 10 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product or 400 billion baht ~ it would also help reduce production ...
Will Oil Price Decline Be The Trigger For A Larger Global Economic Slowdown?
Seeking Alpha - 12/7/2014 3:36:34 AM
Most analysis centers on exports - and therefore misses the big picture in our globalized trade world ... of global trading of oil. As movements of imports and exports are choreographed, this means that an oil exporting country will be importing less ...
Top Oil Imports by Country: Where the U.S. Gets Its Oil
Think Advisor - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
As world oil prices gyrate in rhythm with the unrest sweeping Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) countries (and prices rise on investment ... about a direct effect on the availability of oil from Libya can rest easy. While the U.S. Dept.
Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price drop
worldbulletin.net - 12/20/2014 11:06:27 AM
Another $1 billion went for non-oil products. But with the global oil price down 50 percent since June, Syria - where rebels have seized up to a third of the country - has sought ... quantities of petroleum products imports. Growing power cuts have ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 2:31:01 PM
While the rise of oil imports from Canada is not concerning at all -- after all, the U.S. and Canada have the largest trade relationship of any two countries in the world -- rising Saudi imports may be disconcerting to some since they go against the idea ...
U.S. Oil Imports From Africa Are Down 90 Percent
Businessweek - 5/22/2014 6:59:46 PM
The U.S. used to be the world’s biggest consumer of African oil, importing about a quarter of the continent’s total exports. Now it’s barely taking any at all. Since 2010 the U.S. has cut the amount of oil it imports from African countries by 90 ...