Definition: This entry is the total oil imported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Oil - imports map
Palm oil imports up 19% in February
India - 3/15/2017 4:41:31 PM
India, the world’s leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 5,95,032 tonnes palm oil in February 2016. The country’s total vegetable oil imports rose by 17 per cent to 12.70 lakh tonnes in February this year from 10.82 lakh tonnes in the year-ago period.
Malaysia palm oil buyers boost imports from Indonesia in wake of El Nino
Times of India - 3/24/2017 8:59:52 AM
Traders said world No.2 producer Malaysia was set to boost imports of palm oil and related products from top grower Indonesia by about 20,000 tonnes in March from typical monthly volumes of around 40-50,000 tonnes. The two countries churn out nearly 90 ...
Taiwan increases Iraqi Kurdish KBT crude imports after OPEC cuts
hellenicshippingnews.com - 3/27/2017 9:20:46 PM
Taiwan is increasing oil imports from northern Iraq as local refiners take advantage ... crude from the Middle East after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries cut production, he said. “The biggest impact (from OPEC cuts) was that EFS ...
US shale blunting OPEC hegemony on oil prices is good news for India
Hindustan Times - 3/19/2017 9:15:56 PM
The Indian government can breathe more easily about one of its macro-economic concerns: Rising global oil prices. Despite a successful effort to reduce oil production by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... among the world’s largest ...
U.S. crude stockpiles at record high as imports surge
customstoday.com.pk - 3/23/2017 10:05:29 AM
Crude stocks in the world’s top oil consumer have been building since ... despite the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ agreement to limit supply from Jan. 1. Imports from Saudi Arabia, which had dropped sharply a week earlier, rose ...
COLUMN-Market share or higher prices? The Saudi, Russia oil dilemma: Russell
Reuters - 3/28/2017 3:33:00 AM
The world's top two oil exporters ... incompatibility of their dual ambitions? The crude import data from Asia's biggest buyers show the scale of the challenge facing Saudi Arabia and Russia, the two countries that are the lynchpins of the November ...
How China’s February Data Impact the Crude Oil Tanker Industry
Market Realist - 3/20/2017 3:21:01 AM
Over the years, China’s auto industry has risen to become the largest in the world. So China is the most important country for the crude oil tanker industry. In the next part of this series, we’ll take a closer look at China’s import-export data.
Ghana record’s over $500 million trade surplus in February 2017
businessworldghana.com - 3/28/2017 8:33:39 AM
Similarly, total oil and non-oil imports dropped by 7.3 and 230 million dollars respectively. However, the country’s total non-oil import (1,650.4 million dollars) was about six times more than its oil import (266.1 million dollars) for February 2017.
Saudi oil in China: Back to where it belongs?
Arab News - 3/26/2017 5:47:12 PM
The data showed that the country’s crude imports of Saudi oil in February were down ... The year 2016 was a challenging one for Saudi crude oil heading to China, the world’s second-largest oil consumer after the US. But things are starting to improve ...
Saudi Arabia Faces Stiff Competition in Today’s Oil Market
NewsBlaze - 3/27/2017 4:31:27 AM
Saudi Arabia went on to become the world’s largest oil producer and rich beyond the imagination of any one man that ever lived in the country. Its rulers welded ... for almost a third of all American crude imports. But it represented only 12 percent ...
Congratulations Nicolas - Oil Rich Venezuela Is Running Out Of Gasoline
Forbes - 3/24/2017 3:04:56 PM
Today’s installment is that the Chavistas, led by that stout fighter for the rights of the masses Nicolas Maduro, have managed to create a shortage of gasoline in the country with the world’s largest oil reserves. No, really, Venezuela is facing ...
Oman's non-oil exports fall 20% imports down 19%
MENAFN - 3/20/2017 9:54:43 AM
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- With prevailing economic slowdown in the region, Oman's non-oil exports, re-exports and imports recorded sharp declines ... the sultanate's non-oil exports to neighbouring countries such as the UAE and Saudi Arabia recorded ...
Nigeria’s non-oil export to US falls by 24%
Punch - 3/26/2017 1:33:41 AM
Nigeria’s non-oil export to the ... that Nigeria and 42 other countries, which met the eligibility criteria, will benefit from the tariff-free opportunity up until 2025. The United States is one of Nigeria’s major import and export destinations ...
Venezuela, Home to World’s Largest Oil Reserves, Runs Out of Gasoline
Breitbart News - 3/23/2017 11:55:50 PM
Hundreds of Venezuelans found themselves stranded this week as the nation’s gasoline supply ran out at stations throughout the nation’s urban centers, a stunning development in an OPEC nation believed to boast the world ... oil it is forced to import ...
Taiwan increases KBT crude imports from Iraqi Kurdistan after OPEC cuts
ekurd.net - 3/27/2017 2:39:54 PM
SINGAPORE,— Taiwan is increasing oil imports from Iraqi Kurdistan as local refiners ... crude from the Middle East after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries cut production, he said. “The biggest impact (from OPEC cuts) was that ...