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, 2014See also: Electricity - imports map
The energy implications of China’s downturn
Financial Times - 7/28/2015 7:21:20 AM
China will remain a dominant player in the world energy market. As things stand, the country has no means other than imports to meet its energy needs. China will be at the heart of world energy trade for decades to come. Nevertheless, even if the downturn ...
China planning to step up controls on coal imports — report
Mining - 7/28/2015 3:20:56 PM
Australia’s beleaguered coal sector, already hit by a slump in the price of the commodity and China’s slowdown, may now have to also face tougher import restrictions from the world’s largest ... since coal is the country’s second-largest export ...
The Other Nuclear Country
The American Spectator - 7/15/2015 8:12:32 AM
Three days later, transmission of electricity ... cheap coal from countries like Australia and the U.S.” The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) favors nuclear power because it is a “quasi-domestic source” (four of the world’s top ...
Which countries are still affected by US sanctions?
theguardian.com - 7/21/2015 10:07:07 AM
and are often targeted at certain groups of individuals or companies within a country. An example is last year’s introduction of sanctions on government officials and specific energy firms within Russia. There are also sanctions issued by world governing ...
Nigerians Decry Smuggling As Import Prohibition List Gets Elongated
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/26/2015 3:41:47 AM
THE Federal Government, recently released statistics of comparative import of some commodities ... According to the frontline customs broker, countries are allowed to protect their primary industries, under the World Trade Organization “and by allowing ...
PHL world’s 8th biggest rice producer by 2016–World Bank
BusinessMirror. - 7/23/2015 12:35:04 PM
With the expected increase in production, the World Bank estimated that the country’s rice imports will decline to 1.3 MMT by the ... The World Bank reports that energy prices rose 12 percent in the quarter, with the surge in oil offset by declines ...
Global Coal Boom Ends As China — And World — Wakes Up To Reality Of Carbon Pollution
The Energy Collective - 7/23/2015 11:55:06 PM
You can see that in this June 15 chart from BP’s Group Chief Economist based on their newly-released “Statistical Review of World Energy ... enough clean electricity to power America. Why can’t India or other big developing countries do half as ...
Commentary: U.S. Energy Exports Are Fundamental Global Energy Security
Fuel Fix - 7/24/2015 2:21:15 PM
Key allies in Asia such as Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are each more than 90 percent dependent on energy imports and Russia provides nearly one-third of Europe’s annual natural gas demand. Denying direct access to our resources keeps these countries ...
American businesses need the Export-Import Bank
CNBC - 7/27/2015 2:46:20 PM
Authorization of the Export-Import Bank, a small government agency ... Today, China is home to several of the 85 agencies around the world that are fighting for sales and export-backed jobs for their countries – just like Ex-Im. America's rivals almost ...
China's oil imports may finally be flowing at full capacity
The Business Insider - 7/16/2015 8:35:49 PM
There's an incredible energy development we've been keeping ... but the sharp reduction in U.S. import dependence has freed up a lot of oil around the world for China. That is why countries like Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Russia are fighting for market ...
Spokesman: World Countries Vying for Iran Market
tasnimnews.com - 7/28/2015 6:41:22 PM
“The countries ... for imports, but we are looking for investments and new technologies, and finally an increase in our exports,” the Iranian president stressed. After Iran and the six world powers reached a conclusion over Tehran's nuclear energy ...
Unsated by crude glut, Asian oil buyers size up Iran’s barrels
Live Mint - 7/28/2015 11:46:11 AM
Seoul/New Delhi: Asian oil buyers, already sucking in barrels from as far away as Alaska and Mexico, are anticipating more bargains when Iran finally returns to world ... imports from 2011 levels by almost half. To help replace supplies, the North Asian ...
Arizona congressman: We need new energy policy, now
High County News - 7/21/2015 9:02:41 AM
The energy world we live in now was unthinkable just a decade ago. Policy back then was shaped by talk of peak oil and fears of increased reliance on Russian or Middle East imports ... in some ways a product of the country's strike-it-rich mentality.
In a perfect world oil would be $100 and the loonie 80 cents — too bad that’s never going to happen
Financial Post - 7/27/2015 3:04:49 AM
It is central to many of the world’s great ... of the two respective countries. Antweiler noted oil prices were relatively flat before the turn of the century and their effect on the Canadian dollar remained very small, with energy’s share in trade ...
World economies : Afghanistan
Dawn - 7/21/2015 1:53:11 AM
But majority of the country’s deposits are undeveloped ... on Russian assets and some officials are raising questions about the ability of the world’s biggest energy exporter to endure the crises gripping the global economy.