Country Comparison > Oil - imports > TOP 10

RankCountryOil - imports (bbl/day)
1United States7,969,000
5Korea, South3,057,000

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, 2019

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India's July palm oil imports rise to 10-month high: Report
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Palm oil is mainly consumed by hotels and restaurants, which restarted operations from June onwards and picked up pace in July.

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