Country Comparison > Natural gas - imports

RankCountryNatural gas - imports (cubic meters)
1Japan122,199,998,464
2United States88,770,002,944
3Germany87,960,002,560
4Italy67,799,998,464
5China52,999,999,488
6Slovakia50,180,001,792
7United Kingdom48,260,001,792
8France47,709,999,104
9Korea, South47,339,999,232
10Turkey45,920,002,048
11Ukraine44,800,000,000
12Austria42,560,000,000
13Belgium38,899,998,720
14Poland37,380,001,792
15Spain36,750,000,128
16Russia32,500,000,768
17Canada31,310,000,128
18Netherlands24,650,000,384
19Belarus21,020,000,256
20United Arab Emirates17,440,000,000
21Mexico17,240,000,512
22India16,389,999,616
23Taiwan15,900,000,256
24Brazil13,299,999,744
25Switzerland11,770,000,384
26Australia10,919,999,488
27Kazakhstan10,700,000,256
28Iran10,590,000,128
29Hungary10,179,999,744
30Thailand9,580,000,256
31Singapore8,780,000,256
32Argentina7,569,999,872
33Czech Republic7,471,000,064
34Portugal5,184,999,936
35Ireland4,521,999,872
36Greece4,376,000,000
37Chile3,830,000,128
38Finland3,660,999,936
39Lithuania3,400,000,000
40South Africa3,300,000,000
41Hong Kong3,096,999,936
42Romania2,849,999,872
43Bulgaria2,640,000,000
44Serbia2,449,999,872
45Venezuela2,110,000,000
46Armenia2,100,000,000
47Malaysia1,990,000,000
48Georgia1,960,000,000
49Oman1,950,000,000
50Tunisia1,780,000,000
51Latvia1,580,000,000
52Luxembourg1,206,000,000
53Croatia1,136,999,936
54Sweden1,128,999,936
55Moldova1,095,000,064
56Dominican Republic930,000,000
57Vietnam890,000,000
58Slovenia870,000,000
59Ghana830,000,000
60Jordan830,000,000
61Puerto Rico750,000,000
62Israel720,000,000
63Kuwait688,000,000
64Estonia670,000,000
65Kyrgyzstan390,000,000
66Bosnia and Herzegovina256,900,000
67Denmark254,000,000
68Azerbaijan250,000,000
69Syria250,000,000
70Macedonia158,600,000
71Morocco150,000,000
72Lebanon150,000,000
73Uruguay80,000,000
74Macau371,000
75Colombia40,290
76Ecuador25,000
77Aruba1
78Antigua and Barbuda0
79Afghanistan0
80Algeria0
81Albania0
82Angola0
83American Samoa0
84Bahamas, The0
85Bangladesh0
86Belize0
87Bahrain0
88Barbados0
89Botswana0
90Bermuda0
91Bolivia0
92Burma0
93Benin0
94Solomon Islands0
95Brunei0
96Burundi0
97Bhutan0
98Cambodia0
99Curacao0
100Chad0
101Sri Lanka0
102Congo, Republic of the0
103Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
104Egypt0
105Djibouti0
106Dominica0
107Eritrea0
108El Salvador0
109Ethiopia0
110Costa Rica0
111Central African Republic0
112Cuba0
113Cape Verde0
114Cook Islands0
115Cayman Islands0
116Cameroon0
117Comoros0
118Gibraltar0
119Grenada0
120Greenland0
121Guatemala0
122Guinea0
123Guyana0
124Haiti0
125Fiji0
126Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
127Faroe Islands0
128French Polynesia0
129Equatorial Guinea0
130Gambia, The0
131Gabon0
132Mali0
133Mauritius0
134Mauritania0
135Malta0
136Mozambique0
137New Caledonia0
138Niue0
139Niger0
140Vanuatu0
141Nigeria0
142Maldives0
143Panama0
144Papua New Guinea0
145Guinea-Bissau0
146Qatar0
147Norway0
148Nepal0
149Nauru0
150Suriname0
151Nicaragua0
152New Zealand0
153South Sudan0
154Paraguay0
155Peru0
156Pakistan0
157Liberia0
158Laos0
159Mongolia0
160Montserrat0
161Malawi0
162Montenegro0
163Libya0
164Madagascar0
165Lesotho0
166Korea, North0
167Kiribati0
168Kenya0
169Cote d'Ivoire0
170Iraq0
171Jamaica0
172Iceland0
173Indonesia0
174Honduras0
175Guam0
176Uzbekistan0
177Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
178Burkina Faso0
179British Virgin Islands0
180Virgin Islands0
181Namibia0
182West Bank0
183Western Sahara0
184Samoa0
185Swaziland0
186Yemen0
187Zambia0
188Zimbabwe0
189Trinidad and Tobago0
190Tajikistan0
191Turks and Caicos Islands0
192Tonga0
193Togo0
194Sao Tome and Principe0
195East Timor0
196Turkmenistan0
197Tanzania0
198Uganda0
199Philippines0
200Rwanda0
201Saudi Arabia0
202Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
203Saint Kitts and Nevis0
204Seychelles0
205Sierra Leone0
206Senegal0
207Saint Helena0
208Somalia0
209Saint Lucia0
210Sudan0

Definition: This entry is the total natural gas imported in cubic meters (cu m).

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Natural gas - imports map

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