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
Cooking Oil Imports by India Slump on Stockpiles, Low Demand
Bloomberg - 5/14/2013 9:47:08 AM
“We had overstocked on supplies in the last few months,” B.V. Mehta, executive director of the association, said by phone. An increase in the import duty narrowed the price difference between crude and refined palm oil to $10 a ton, boosting ...
US boom transforming global oil trade
The Guardian - 5/14/2013 9:28:39 PM
U.S. petroleum imports have fallen by 22 percent since hitting a record ... as a result of Western sanctions imposed on the country's oil and financial markets. Saudi Arabia will continue to dominate production in the region. Other members of the ...
U.S. oil boom causing energy upheaval
CNN Money - 5/14/2013 4:20:50 PM
The rise of U.S. shale gas and Canadian oil sands production is reshaping global energy markets. Booming North American oil production is reshaping world markets and will help satisfy the growing thirst for oil in the developing world, according ...
US oil boom changing global market
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 5/16/2013 9:51:55 AM
NEW YORK — The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market. The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern ...
Poland Urges EU to Cut Oil Imports
frenchtribune.com - 5/18/2013 9:49:33 AM
As per a statement given by Environment Minister of Poland, the European Union (EU) should set a target to cut oil imports and scrap fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies so that it can lead in the fight against global warming. Minister Marcin Korolec ...
IEA Sees Crude Trade Declining as North America Cuts Imports
Bloomberg - 5/14/2013 7:59:46 AM
Global trade in crude and condensate ... Syncrude is a synthetic oil upgraded from tar-like bitumen in Alberta into refinery-ready crude. North American imports of crude are projected to decline by 2.2 million barrels a day over the period ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on further Iran oil import
The Jerusalem Post - 5/17/2013 7:01:55 PM
WASHINGTON - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey had already significantly reduced its oil imports from Iran, which is under the choke of Western sanctions, and further cutbacks would depend on his country's energy needs.
VEGOILS-Palm oil eases on weak exports, firm ringgit
Reuters - 5/14/2013 10:08:37 AM
... exports for May 1-15 due on Wednesday * Palm oil neutral in 2,295-2,335 ringgit range -technicals * India palm oil imports down for third straight month in April (Updates prices, adds details) By Chew Yee Kiat SINGAPORE, May 14 (Reuters ...
The other oil import
Boulder Clarion - 5/16/2013 5:15:44 PM
Palm oil is used in ice cream, cookies ... to write Diet for a Hot Planet because for more than a decade I’d been working as an advocate for sustainable food and farming and thinking and learning about the social and environmental and economic costs ...
RPT-COLUMN-China oil demand down 12 pct in 4 mths? No way: Clyde Russell
Reuters - 5/16/2013 6:31:29 AM
LAUNCESTON, Australia, May 16 (Reuters) - The decline in China's implied oil use in April to an 8-month low, coupled with flat crude imports, gives the impression of weak demand, but the numbers aren't telling the whole story. The International ...
Supply spike shifts global oil politics
Jackson Clarion-Ledger - 5/17/2013 6:01:40 AM
Developing countries will soon, as a group, consume more oil than developed countries for the first time, according to the International Energy Agency. • The Middle East and Asia will need more oil as their economies grow. At the same time ...
Oman oil exports rise 14.8 % in first three months of 2013
zawya.com - 5/18/2013 4:27:26 AM
following a two-month shutdown of its largest refinery. Quoting government data, the report added that the shutdown slashed Omani oil output by 42 per cent in the first quarter of 2013, with a 24 per cent decrease in diesel and 69 per cent drop in naptha ...
Africa's Oil and Gas Outlook 2013 (part 1)
AllAfrica - 5/13/2013 12:04:20 PM
Cote d'Ivoire is the largest exporter of refined petroleum products among Middle Africa's refining countries. West, East and Southern Africa import more refined products than they export, despite West Africa's significant exports of crude oil. West Africa ...
UPDATE 1-Many countries badly mismanage oil, mining resources -study
CNBC - 5/15/2013 6:49:59 PM
WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - More than 80 percent of the world's major oil and gas-producing and mining countries fail to meet "satisfactory standards" for managing their natural resources, according to a report tracking global resource mismanagement and ...
World wheat trade nearly unchanged
CattleNetwork.com - 5/14/2013 7:55:35 PM
Imports are up 0.4 million tons, or 6 percent, in Indonesia as new millers started to operate in the country requiring additional supplies of milling-quality wheat. Significant shifts in market shares are expected among wheat-exporting countries in 2013/14.