U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Country Analysis Brief Overview
- Japan is the world's largest importer of LNG, second largest importer of coal and the third largest net importer of oil.
- Japan relied on oil imports to meet about 42 percent of its energy needs in 2010.
- Japan relies on LNG imports for virtually all of its natural gas demand and is the world’s largest LNG importer.
- Japan was the world’s third largest producer of nuclear power after the US and France before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in March 2011.
Analysis Last Updated: June 4, 2012
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-- = Not applicable; NA = Not available; F = Forecast value
Sources: EIA. For more detailed data, see International Energy Statistics.
Data last updated: February 12, 2013
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