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
Iran Wants to Double Oil Exports After Sanctions Lifted
Wall Street Journal - 7/6/2015 2:25:18 AM
Iran’s efforts underscore how the country’s full return to the export market would upend the status quo among leading producers if Tehran clinches a deal with six world powers that ... in 2012 banned the import of Iranian oil and prohibited most ...
India takes 23 percent less Iranian oil Jan-June vs a year ago | Reuters
Firstpost - 7/3/2015 12:55:48 AM
NEW DELHI India's oil imports from Iran fell by ... Iran and six world powers are currently in talks to end a decades-old deadlock over Iran's disputed nuclear programme. Western countries suspect Iran of seeking the capability to make a nuclear weapon ...
Russia seen as biggest oil-market loser when Iran comes back
Live Mint - 7/6/2015 7:11:38 AM
Russia, which vies with Saudi Arabia and the US to be the world’s largest oil producer ... Inc. Iran has been barred from selling oil in Europe since 2012 when the European Union imposed a ban on oil imports. Coupled with tougher US sanctions making ...
5 big reasons for oil’s plunge Monday
Market Watch - 7/6/2015 1:28:02 AM
Greek voters on Sunday rejected demands by the country’s creditors ... that demand in the world’s second-largest importer of oil may be weakening,” said Capital Economics’s Pugh. He pointed out that Chinese oil imports fell by 10% year on year ...
Iran Could Double Crude Oil Exports If Western Sanctions Lifted In Nuclear Deal: Report
International Business Times - 7/6/2015 11:07:51 AM
Europe since 2012 has banned Iranian oil imports and prohibited its large oil companies from working with Iran. The U.S., meanwhile, has pressured Asian countries to reduce ... fourth-largest oil reserves in the world, and it could produce around 4 million ...
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 oil reserves ... Having to import oil is ...
EU rapeseed crop hit by dry weather, raising import needs
Reuters - 7/1/2015 12:32:31 PM
"Dryness and insect damage have reduced rapeseed harvest prospects in some countries including Germany," Oil World executive director Thomas Mielke said. "The reduced crop will raise EU rapeseed import requirements in the coming year but these may be ...
World trade registers modest growth in first quarter: WTO
IBN LIve - 6/25/2015 7:27:39 PM
Geneva: World trade grew ... exports from developed countries fell by 0.5 per cent in the same period, with US exports decelerating by 4.5 per cent. Further, it said developing and emerging economies increased their imports by 0.6 per cent in the first ...
Dick: Oil surplus gives U.S. security
Journal Record - 6/27/2015 12:19:58 AM
Thanks to surging American crude oil production, though, U.S. net imports of petroleum have ... has revolutionized our country’s energy future. In less than a decade, our nation has moved from a world of energy dependence to one of energy abundance.
OPEC battles to regain crude oil revenue
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/1/2015 12:51:01 AM
By producing close to 40 per cent of the world’s combined crude oil, OPEC’s oil exports ... OPEC Member Countries petroleum products exports in 2014 stood at 4.5m b/d, while during the same year the imports were at 1.6m b/d, up 1.4 per cent year ...
FAO: High prices to slow world seafood trade growth
undercurrentnews - 7/3/2015 8:05:18 AM
European countries will continue to be the main importers of fish oil (mainly for salmon production, but also for pharmaceutical purposes) with a share of 49% of world imports of fish oil, the organization predicted.
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 vehicles like energy ETFs), worries abound that the U.S. will feel the pinch of production losses in Libya.
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 ...
Iran Oil Deal Would Boost Oilfield Services
Barron's - 7/1/2015 11:59:43 PM
Iran holds the world’s fourth-largest proved crude-oil ... and the European Union focused on Iran’s petroleum exports and imports, prohibited large investment in the country’s oil and gas sector, and cut off Iran’s access to European and U.S ...
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/19/2015 4:35:49 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed along with its growing economy. India has surpassed Japan in terms of oil imports multiple times over the ...