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

Related News

Narendra Modi’s $27 billion oil quest gives services firms a lifeline
Economic Times - 6/28/2016 10:36:59 AM
Spending plans are ratcheting up and stalled projects restarting after the government in March announced pricing freedom for natural gas ... import dependence by 10 per cent over six years as increased consumption puts the nation on track to become the ...

New England's Known Need For More Natural Gas Pipelines
Forbes - 6/26/2016 11:32:27 PM
New England is the country’s most oil-reliant region ... “Pipeline constraints in New England, which relies heavily on natural gas for power and heat, pushed prices skyward last winter,” U.S. News & World Report, 2015 “Electricity rates there ...

Gas-rich RI to import LNG for electrification program
The Jakarta Post - 6/25/2016 3:55:30 PM
Despite claims of having abundant natural ... LNG imports before 2020 as the government wanted to ensure that all gas produced would be absorbed by the domestic market. “If we continue to produce gas as we normally do now but also import, the country ...

Dutch to slash gas production in EU's biggest field
Global Post - 6/24/2016 8:43:01 PM
However by May last year, natural gas imports for the first time overtook exports in the country which is the largest consumer of natural gas within the 34-member Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development's (OECD).

Gas execs see Israel-Turkey gas deal by 2017
globes.co.il - 6/28/2016 6:47:55 AM
Turkey does not have its own natural gas reserves and is forced to import ... in the world. Fifty percent of its economy is based on that export; the international sanctions against it, combined with falling oil prices, have hammered the country.

As natural gas surpasses coal, opportunity for Houston
Houston Chronicle - 6/23/2016 5:27:57 AM
Globally, coal still dominates electricity generation, but it is slowly losing its grip, according to BP's Statistical Review, which each year details energy supply and demand around the world ... 2006, natural gas produced 20 percent of the country's ...

Earthquakes Cause Giant Natural Gas Field To Cut Production By 44%
Oil Price - 6/27/2016 10:02:23 AM
The largest producing field in Western Europe — and one of the world’s top 10 gas fields ... Including attracting more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe — with countries here having a lot of under-used import capacity right now.

Israel’s natural gas may help M.E. economies
sdjewishworld.com - 6/27/2016 2:34:23 PM
And finally, we did talk at some length about the economic challenge and particularly some of the countries in the region which are witnessing ... brought his oil expert – his gas expert – and he said this will create the foundations – part of ...

Natural Gas Market in India: Forecast & Opportunities 2020 - Research and Markets
Yahoo Finance - 6/17/2016 5:09:25 PM
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Natural Gas ... the availability of gas in the country, including intensification of domestic exploration and production activities, development of shale gas policy framework, import of LNG ...

Woodfibre LNG’s corporate parent investing in Chinese LNG terminal
Business in Vancouver - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
Japan’s ambassador to Canada has warned that the window is closing for long-term contracts in Japan, the world ... natural gas is expected to grow by about 10 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) by 2020 to a total of 28 bcf/d. But Xu said LNG imports ...

Romania Natural Gas: Country Cuts Imports Of Russian Fuel By 61%
International Business Times - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Romania is using less natural ... on Russian imports could help Romania avoid the economic consequences of the political battles between Russia and the West that bubbled up this year. Most of Europe’s countries get the majority of their gas from Gazprom ...

Detonation - Natural Gas or Diesel Power?
Truck Trend Magazine Online - 6/24/2016 4:25:19 PM
The plan suggests tapping the abundant gas deposits here to provide the needed fuel. I like the idea of becoming less dependent on oil that comes from other parts of the world ... than there are natural gas stations in the entire country.

US continues to distance itself as the world leader of natural gas
blogs.platts.com - 10/1/2015 11:57:59 PM
There are a few countries that are extremely dependent on natural gas/LNG imports, notably Japan and Germany. The graph bellows show the world’s top natural gas importers. One reason for the large amount of imports from the US is geography. Because of ...

Gas utilities: World Bank recommends single transmission firm
The Express Tribune - 6/28/2016 12:42:51 AM
According to an official, the World Bank held a high-level meeting on May 17-18, 2016 with Pakistani officials to discuss gas pricing issues as the country had started importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) last year. Working of new system The bank proposed ...

Canada expects lower natural gas exports to U.S., higher LNG exports to other countries
PennEnergy - 4/26/2016 5:20:59 PM
With the continued development of U.S. shale resources, such as the Marcellus, the United States now relies less on Canadian imports to meet demand. By 2040, CEF projects that U.S. natural gas exports to eastern Canada will largely offset Canadian natural ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview