Country Comparison > Natural gas - imports > TOP 10

RankCountryNatural gas - imports (cubic meters)
4United States86,149,996,544
9Korea, South48,649,998,336

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, 2020

See also: Natural gas - imports map

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Mexico Cries Foul at Natural Gas Cutoff Ordered by Texas Governor
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Argentina organizing to become a leading exporter of natural gas
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Texas Governor Bans Natural Gas Exports
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Amid Texas freeze, oil producers still shut; governor bans natural gas exports
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