U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Frequently Asked Questions
What countries are the top net importers of oil?
The top 10 largest net importers1 of oil2 in 2012 (million barrels per day):
1 Net imports equals imports minus exports.
2 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
Last updated: June 18, 2015
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