Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Pakistan eyes electricity import from India despite border tension
Pakistan Defence - 10/25/2014 1:35:46 AM
He said that Pakistan will have to import of electricity from India to overcome the energy ... He said that it was time to start with a bold decision. "No country in the world can improve its relations without going into business," he said.
India Cannot Look Upto China for its Energy Security
The Indian Republic - 10/26/2014 12:11:40 PM
It produces two thirds the country’s electricity. Yet one of the lowest figures ... But, with the fourth largest coal reserves in the world, why should India need to import coal – especially thermal coal? Because every time we scour the international ...
World Bank: Singapore best country for business, Nigeria ranked 170th
thenewsnigeria.com.ng - 10/29/2014 3:47:02 AM
Small and well-run Singapore, New Zealand and Hong Kong are the world’s ... cost of clearing imports and exports through a port; how easy is it to get an electricity connection, and other issues that face business owners in any country.
Developing world embracing coal despite Obama’s efforts to limit use
Washington Times - 10/27/2014 3:09:27 PM
developed countries ranging from Poland and Germany to Japan and South Korea also have been turning to coal either to wean themselves off dependence on energy imports or as a replacement for idled nuclear power plants.
After Fukushima, a glut of green energy in Japan
CBS News - 10/30/2014 10:33:52 AM
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry ... the costs of such imports have weighed heavily on the world's third largest economy. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative pro-business ...
Flipping the Switch: A Look at India’s Future Energy Demands
eaglefordtexas.com - 10/20/2014 7:21:08 PM
State-owned Coal India, the world’s largest miner of coal, accounts for over 80 percent of the country’s total production ... producing just seven percent of India’s electricity. Supported by LNG imports, natural gas consumption is expected to ...
Energy World speeds up Quezon project to avert brownouts
ABS-CBN News - 10/28/2014 9:24:40 AM
The power plant is part of Energy World's $750 million to $800 million Pagbilao LNG import and storage hub project in Quezon ... a day in Luzon from March to July next year, hurting the country's revitalized manufacturing sector and booming call center ...
WoodMac: US to Achieve Energy Independence by 2025
Rigzone - 10/24/2014 2:37:13 PM
Higher production and lower demand are driving the United States on the path to energy independence by 2025, the first time since 1952 that the nation will export more energy than it imports, according to a recent Wood Mackenzie report. “A country can ...
Argentina's energy sweeteners won't mask bitter taste of state controls
Reuters - 10/24/2014 9:03:45 PM
Argentina has the world's second largest shale gas resources and fourth largest shale oil resources but officials say financing is beyond the reach of state-controlled energy firm ... in any other country access to hard currency and imports is normal ...
Tectonic Shift in Japan’s Domestic Energy Policy Is Forging a New Global LNG Marketplace
Forex Magnates - 10/27/2014 8:28:35 AM
Led by the country’s Ministry ... Part of Japan’s future energy policy is a clear focus on natural gas. In 2013, Japan became the world’s highest importer of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG). The total amount of LNG imports in 2013 alone was $69 billion.
Fracking Has Changed the Energy Policy Debate
RealClear Politics - 10/28/2014 9:03:11 AM
Petroleum imports are now ... about how we get our energy. A surplus will almost certainly spark a debate about whether to continue pressing for more conservation -- or to export aggressively to other parts of the world. However, the new paradigm for ...
Palm Oil Prices Seen Supported by Oil World on Imports
Bloomberg - 9/30/2014 1:25:27 PM
“This refers to both the food sector and the energy market. Part of the increase ... limiting purchase to a maximum of 30 percent of the country’s total imports of vegetable oils, Oil World said. Imports totaled 600,000 to 700,000 tons in the 2013-14 ...
Falling Crude Prices Reveal The Flaw Of 'Energy Independence'
Forbes - 10/30/2014 2:51:34 PM
The declining price of oil is exposing the flawed notion of energy ... cut back on imports, which combined with weak demand from China and little impact from geopolitical unrest in the Middle East has resulted in an abundance of oil on the world market.
Half-year trade deficit soars to record ¥5.427 trillion
Japan Times - 10/22/2014 4:34:07 PM
However, it also pushes up import prices, which the country depends on to meet around 90 percent of its energy needs and 60 percent of its ... saying a potential slump in the world economy would drag down exports, preventing the nation’s trade deficit ...
Motorist lobby NRMA warns of fuel disruption threat as reliance on imports grows
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/31/2014 12:12:54 PM
"This in a world that the International Energy Agency says faces ... like will help to insulate the country from disruptions. A spokesman for Caltex said the risk of supply disruption was the same irrespective of imports of crude oil and imported oil.