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
Oil Producers Sound Retreat From China
Wall Street Journal - 3/27/2015 5:58:08 AM
The pullback by some oil companies reflects a challenge facing China, where energy demand is losing momentum. China already imports about 60% of the oil ... China has the world’s biggest technically recoverable shale-gas reserves, according to the ...
Chinese tax hikes slash fuel oil imports 30 per cent so far this year
Economic Times - 3/25/2015 11:36:57 AM
although crude oil imports have been buoyed by purchases for the country's strategic reserves. "I would expect a decline in fuel imports into China as the consumption tax hits the teapot refiners, who have already been reducing throughput of fuel oil as ...
Who Benefits Most From Cheap Oil?
Oil Price - 3/26/2015 11:02:57 PM
India is the fourth largest global consumer of oil in the world. Since the country imports around 80% of its total crude oil requirement, cheap oil has drastically reduced India’s import bill and current account deficit from the previous years.
Oil steadies above $55 as US Chinese stocks fill
Business Recorder - 3/25/2015 4:16:07 PM
With storage approaching its limit, China's oil imports will likely stay flat or rise only ... Energy Agency and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries estimate that world oil demand is now running at more than 1.5 million barrels per ...
Italy uncovers Europe-wide scam to import fuel tax-free by disguising gasoline
FOX News - 3/26/2015 4:14:56 PM
ROME – Italian police and Europol say eight people have been arrested in a half-dozen European countries for allegedly operating a diesel import scam that avoided ... not flammable diesel oil, and adding chemicals to them to make it seem they were ...
Saudis Signal New Oil Strategy As Production Nears Record Highs
Seeking Alpha - 3/26/2015 5:37:51 AM
Whether this increase in Saudi Arabia's production marks a shift in the country's oil ... If the world's largest crude exporter truly wants to resign its role of swing producer, that's what it may do. After all, if any oil fields are profitable at this ...
Appetite for gold back, import at 4-year high
Rediff India Abroad - 3/26/2015 4:19:06 AM
Gold smuggled into the country, which has increased in the past two years due to a high 10 per cent import duty, is estimated at 200 tonnes a year by the World Gold Council ... control due to a fall in the crude oil import bill. In a departure from ...
Global stocks slide, oil prices jump after Yemen air strikes
Reuters - 3/26/2015 5:55:09 PM
Brent oil LCOc1 was last at $59.32 a barrel ... 1 percent before trimming losses to be just below flat. The MSCI world equity index .MIWD00000PUS, however, which tracks shares in 45 countries, was last off 0.7 percent. "The air strikes in Yemen have ...
Global stocks tumble, oil surges on Yemen air strikes
Yahoo News - 3/26/2015 3:17:40 PM
The MSCI world equity index (.MIWD00000PUS), which tracks shares in 45 countries, was last off 0.9 percent ... In Germany, a major industrial economy heavily dependent on oil imports, the DAX index (.GDAXI) was down 1 percent. Wall Street's Dow Jones ...
Nigeria’s daily oil exports hit 2.05 million barrels in 2014
The Guardian - Nigeria - 3/25/2015 1:07:01 AM
Despite United States’ refusal to import crude oil from Nigeria due to its shale boom, the country exported 2.05 million bpd of ... gas reserves in Africa and the ninth-largest holder in the world. Nigeria produced 1.35 Tcf of dry natural gas in 2013 ...
Stocks slide, oil prices jump after Yemen air strikes
Firstpost - 3/26/2015 9:44:13 PM
The MSCI world equity index .MIWD00000PUS, which tracks shares in 45 countries, was last off 0.80 percent ... In Germany, a major industrial economy heavily dependent on oil imports, the DAX index .GDAXI ended off 0.2 percent. Gold rose, climbing 0.75 ...
Crude Palm Oil witness down by 0.18% at 442 taking cues
Commodity Online - 3/26/2015 6:27:57 AM
The country managed to export 439,720 tons of ... as buyers stayed on the sidelines amid hopes for a cut in oilseed import duty in the federal budget. Lower purchases by the world's top palm oil importer dented benchmark futures of the tropical oil ...
Oil prices could fall further if Iran nuclear deal is reached
Vox - 3/24/2015 11:59:36 AM
On the one hand, the decline in the world oil price ... makes Iranian imports less desirable. This and other export curbs mean that for a while now, Iranian exports have actually dropped even more rapidly than Iranian production. The country has responded ...
“Imported Oil is Not Your Enemy. It Is Your Friend”
The Daily Reckoning - 3/26/2015 9:22:44 PM
It is a weird situation that the country finds itself in. Still very dependent on imports of foreign oil (7 million barrels per day ... Surely, relying on regions of the world that do not like America can’t be good for energy security.
Enough cereals, but need to import oil, pulses: Centre tells SC
India TV - 3/22/2015 10:07:27 AM
New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that though the country has become self sufficient in production of cereals, it is dependent on imports to bridge the gap between domestic production and demand of edible oil and ... of the world's ...