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
Energy imports as a % of energy use by country
Pakistan Defence - 1/17/2015 2:47:57 AM
Chart from the World Bank website: It's interesting to note that China's energy imports are only 10% of our overall energy usage. Which is by far the lowest among the other countries in the chart. Apart from coal, gas and renewable energy, we also produce ...
World Week Ahead: Until Fed Adjudicates, It’s ECB Bazooka vs. Greek Rebellion
The Wall Street Journal - 1/26/2015 2:47:25 PM
Syriza wanting to renege on the terms of the country’s ... of the industrialized world. That’s a legacy of the long-running (if now greatly diminished) mining boom; a function of its fiscal inefficiency and dependency on imports; and a sign that ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:19:11 AM
ISLAMABAD: An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness yesterday, the latest reminder of the country’s crippling energy crisis ... to cancel his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Mena energy subsidies fall by $60bn
The National - 1/25/2015 7:20:37 PM
Abu Dhabi raised electricity tariffs this month as part of efforts to rein in consumption. Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, last year raised the price of diesel by 50 per cent. Kuwait, the only Gulf country expected to post a ...
Curbs on import of solar equipment
Dawn - 1/26/2015 2:01:29 AM
ONE of the key issues that US President Barack Obama is expected to take up with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his current visit is the long-standing dispute between the countries ... on imports. Last year the US complained to the World ...
Abundant crop: ECC approves wheat export, bans import of by-products
The Express Tribune - 1/23/2015 8:27:25 PM
Punjab will be having a stock of 3.4 million tons and Sindh 1.5 million tons and the country is also expected to harvest a bumper new wheat crop of around 26 million tons. Taking notice of the unhindered import of wheat by-products, the ECC also issued ...
Bangladesh aims to be world's 'first solar nation'
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 1/25/2015 1:22:42 PM
The Bangladeshi government aims to provide electricity to all of the country's households ... comprehensive solar nation of the world," he said. The government is providing low-interest loans to private companies to import and install solar panels for ...
Centre plans retreat for top officials to discuss energy needs
Live Mint - 1/21/2015 7:03:53 PM
New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is planning a retreat for its top officials across the ministries of power, coal and new and renewable energy to discuss the country’s pressing ... the lowest in the world.
Mahindra to treble investment in solar energy push
Financial Times - 1/27/2015 12:48:43 AM
Mr Mahindra is among the business leaders seeking to capitalise on the drive by Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, to revive the country’s manufacturing sector, liberalise its highly regulated economy, boost renewable energy output and improve ...
Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/23/2015 11:09:04 AM
This is just slightly less than the $400 billion accord the two countries ... energy security, the volatile global energy market, China-Russia relations and broader geopolitical movements worldwide. China’s Quest for Energy Security While the world ...
Exclusive: India asks refiners to cut Iran oil imports ahead of Obama visit - sources
Reuters - 1/22/2015 10:13:00 AM
head of consulting at Dubai-based Manaar Energy. "India is encouraging its companies to cut back on imports because the U.S. demand has been that countries taking Iranian oil should not increase purchases from 2013 levels," he said. Still, India's imports ...
Friday Energy Facts: Regional Differences in China's Vehicle Adoption Reflect Differences in Income
The Energy Collective - 1/23/2015 6:32:53 PM
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the 2013 China Statistical Yearbook. Note: Vehicle density covers private vehicles, including passenger vehicles, trucks, and other. Oil demand and imports ... is currently the world's second-largest ...
In The World’s Most Polluted City, Obama Seeks Climate Ally
Think Progress - 1/22/2015 3:13:38 PM
The answer: Delhi, which according to the World Health Organization suffers ... up $1 billion in financing from the U.S. Export-Import Bank to help India purchase American technology for clean energy projects. Navroz Dubash, a senior fellow at the Centre ...
Turkish gold imports fall fast
Resource Investor - 1/16/2015 5:51:05 PM
The gold imports by Turkey during the entire year 2014 ... The country had used gold-for-oil strategy to skirt sanctions imposed by the Western world on Iranian energy exports. As per estimates, the country is believed to have exchanged nearly 60 tons ...
'Make in India' isn’t just about import substitution: Anand Mahindra
Economic Times - 1/26/2015 9:25:18 AM
India will be one of the biggest buyers of defence items whereas those kinds of expenditures will be more or less static in the western world ... complex in your own country. Hence, Make in India is not simply import substitution to save scarce foreign ...