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
Who Benefits The Most From Lower Oil Prices?
Seeking Alpha - 1/26/2015 2:01:29 AM
I have tried to calculate the relationship between savings on oil imports and the country's GDP to estimate the "stimulus ... The best way to help the world's poor people may be to drill for oil in North Dakota and drive down the world oil price.
Cheaper oil to hike PHL imports
BusinessMirror. - 1/27/2015 1:34:39 PM
Meanwhile, the country’s import payments between January and November 2014 amounted ... Opec, which supplies about 40 percent of the world’s oil, is open to a meeting with nonmember producers to tackle the global glut, El-Badri said in an interview ...
Cheaper oil fuels India’s strategic reserves push
Financial Express - 1/27/2015 3:04:43 AM
Strategic reserves are seen as vital for countries with high energy consumption levels and more so for India, which is heavily import-dependent when it ... his brother Salman became king of the world’s top oil exporter. Brent crude futures were trading ...
China Boosts Buying For Oil Reserves Amid Drop In Global Prices – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/27/2015 6:03:41 AM
China has been taking advantage of last year’s 43-percent drop in world oil prices with imports ... to cover 90 days of imports in case of supply disruptions, similar to SPR stockpiles in member countries of the Paris-based International Energy Agency ...
Are falling oil prices pushing Iran to make risky economic choices?
The Christian Science Monitor - 1/27/2015 9:05:37 PM
Tehran — Iranian officials are adamant that the precipitous drop in global oil prices that has slashed domestic spending across the oil-producing world will not bring the country to its knees ... Iran is still likely to import $60 billion in foreign ...
10 Key Points about U.S. and World Oil Supply
Falls Church News-Press - 1/26/2015 2:25:57 PM
The ongoing 50+% decline in world ... with oil supply. 1. The U.S. was never going to be “oil independent.” The U.S. Energy Information Administration generally supports this view in their annual reports (e.g., projects 30% of U.S. oil from imports ...
Oil’s slide triggers LNG drop as Indian demand seen rising
Live Mint - 1/28/2015 5:41:01 AM
London: Oil’s slump is set to extend the biggest drop in liquefied natural gas (LNG) costs in five years, spurring demand in emerging Asian economies. LNG prices in Japan, the world’s ... The country’s total LNG imports may increase by 7% to 15 ...
India asks refiners to cut Iran oil imports ahead of Obama visit - sources
Reuters - 1/23/2015 11:16:14 AM
"India is encouraging its companies to cut back on imports because the U.S. demand has been that countries taking Iranian oil ... and given Iran access to some of its frozen oil revenues. Iran and six major world powers are due to meet next month to ...
China Boosts Buying For Oil Reserves Amid Drop in Global Prices
Australian News - 1/26/2015 8:09:33 PM
China has been taking advantage of last year's 43-percent drop in world oil prices with imports ... to cover 90 days of imports in case of supply disruptions, similar to SPR stockpiles in member countries of the Paris-based International Energy Agency ...
What now for oil after Saudi king's death?
CNN Money - 1/23/2015 4:24:02 PM
The United States imports about a million barrels of oil ... even further given the economic slowdown in many parts of the world and the oversupply of oil. "There's no doubt that some countries have to blink and reduce production," he said.
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 ...
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."
An opportunity for East Asia in plunging oil prices
Japan Times - 1/27/2015 1:13:11 PM
Most countries in East Asia, including Japan, benefit from the price decline because they are oil importers. They can expect more rapid economic growth, lower inflation and improved current account balances. The World Bank’s latest Global Economic ...
Cheap Oil Won't Stop Iran
The National Interest - 1/27/2015 10:17:12 PM
They argue that oil ... six countries (Europe, which was Iran’s preferred shopping zone, had become far more restrictive). In fact, the Treasury Department estimated that Iran could only spend about half of its recurring monthly oil revenues on imports ...
IMF outlook explains low oil price impact on Middle East
The Bakken Magazine - 1/27/2015 6:13:50 PM
The International Monetary Fund has weighed in on the regional economic outlook regarding oil imports and exports in the midst of ... the Middle East and Central America—home to some of the world’s biggest oil producers. Lower prices have weakened ...