Country Comparison > Natural gas - imports > TOP 20

RankCountryNatural gas - imports (cubic meters)
1Germany119,499,997,184
2Japan116,599,996,416
3China97,630,003,200
4United States86,149,996,544
5Italy69,660,000,256
6Turkey55,130,001,408
7Netherlands51,000,000,512
8Mexico50,119,999,488
9Korea, South48,649,998,336
10France48,590,000,128
11United Kingdom46,999,998,464
12Spain34,630,000,640
13Canada26,360,000,512
14India23,960,000,512
15Taiwan22,140,000,256
16United Arab Emirates20,220,000,256
17Belgium18,090,000,384
18Belarus17,529,999,360
19Russia15,770,000,384
20Poland15,719,999,488

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, 2019

See also: Natural gas - imports map

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