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Abu Dhabi's import unit value index up 4.6pc in Q1

July 8, 2019

The Import Unit Value Index increased by 4.6 per cent from 103.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2018 to 107.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 a media report said. The Import Unit Value Index i... View more

Modi 2.0 budget hikes import tariffs, taxes on super rich

July 6, 2019

Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised import tariffs on nearly 75 items including gold and automobile parts besides increasing taxes on the super-rich to help pay for recapi... View more

US drops import tariff on Turkish steel back to 25pc

May 19, 2019

The US has reduced the Section 232 tariff on Turkish steel back to 25 per cent from 50 per cent while terminating Turkey s preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the country d... View more

ITFC signs $154m deal to import natural gas

February 7, 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed 154 million financing agreement with the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas (STEG) to finance the imports of natural gas. Zie... View more

Over 2,800 firms to attend China import expo

October 29, 2018

More than 2 800 companies from over 130 countries and regions will meet with over 150 000 buyers at the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) to be held in Shanghai China from November 5 to 10.... View more

Al Meera signs MoU with Turkish firm to import non-food products

October 7, 2018

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company a leading retail chain in Qatar has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tekzen a Turkish Corporation and part of Tekfen Group to import non-food products. T... View more

China import expo fully booked; 2,800 firm to take part

August 5, 2018

The 2018 China International Import Expo (CIIE) a platform to promote bilateral trade relations between China and the world has announced the closure of booth application process having filled all ava... View more

Saudi to import 1.74m tonnes of fodder barley

July 11, 2018

Saudi Grains Organization has completed steps for its fifth tender for this year to import 1.74 million tonnes of fodder barley during September-October 2018 on board 29 ships through the kingdom s po... View more

Bahrain Q1 import of telecom units tops 268,000

May 13, 2018

The total number of telecom units imported into Bahrain through the first three months of the year reached 268 898 units according to figures released by the kingdom s Telecommunications Regulatory Au... View more

Kuwait agrees major LNG import deal: Minister

March 23, 2018

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and a leading international company have agreed to sign a major agreement to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) into Kuwait for 15 years starting from 2020 Kuwait s ... View more

Oman seeks applications for steel import permits

February 5, 2018

Oman s Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has started receiving applications for permits to import steel used for reinforcement of concrete through a single window system popularly known as Baya... View more

UAE to import more HVAC&R products from Turkey

December 7, 2017

UAE imported 44.27 million worth of Turkish heating ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) products in 2016 and that number is expected to further grow at 4.5 per cent in 2017 reveale... View more

Qatar firm to import cows from Germany, Australia

November 7, 2017

A Qatari food processing company will be importing cows from Germany and Australia by mid-2018 as part of plans to build a farm in Qatar with the aim of supplying 45 per cent of the local market s dai... View more

Saudi Arabia to import 660,000 tonnes of fodder barley in Oct

August 13, 2017

Saudi Grains Organization recently announced its 5th tender for the year 2017 for importing 660 000 tonnes of fodder barley during October 2017 on board 11 ships through the kingdom s ports on the Red... View more

Oman prepares to become regional import, export centre

July 27, 2017

Oman has completed its preparations to become a regional import and export centre after investing billions of rials for the construction of ports along the Omani coasts said a report. It has also comp... View more

Bahrain building new LNG import terminal

June 14, 2017

Bahrain is constructing a permanent LNG import terminal due for commissioning in 2019 said a report from Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) in a new report. The 4.1 billion cu m per year... View more

Import terminal at financial close

February 26, 2017

The project is being developed to supplement local gas production in Bahrain and ensure capacity to meet peak seasonal gas demand and industrial growth Bahrain LNG WLL the developer and owner of the f... View more

KNPC – Al Zour LNG Import Terminal

May 19, 2016

Name of client : KNPC Kuwait National Petroleum Company Budget : 3.33 billion Facility type : Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Sector : Gas Status : Engineering & Procurement Location : Al Zour Feed : Amec... View more

Noga – LNG Import Terminal

February 25, 2015

Name of client: National Oil & Gas Authority Estimated budget: 300 million Facility type: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Sector: Gas Status: EPC ITB Location: Sitra Project start: Q2-2008 End date: Q2-20... View more

US East Coast crude import days are numbered

March 6, 2014

A HANDFUL of new East Coast terminals that will pump Bakken and other crude from trains onto barges may end demand for imported light sweet oil in the US Northeast the latest twist in the shale revolu... View more

Egypt LNG import deal in doubt

February 27, 2014

Egypt s hope of importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to stave off an energy crunch this summer may fall through after a Norwegian firm pulled out of a deal to install an LNG import terminal sources w... View more

Iraq to import gas from Iran

July 24, 2013

Iraq has signed an agreement to import natural gas from Iran for power generation the electricity ministry said in a move that could interfere with US efforts to cut off funds for Iran s nuclear devel... View more

Oil, gas import costs set to reach $49.56bn by 2016

August 23, 2012

SINGAPORE s crude oil import bill is expected to rise from an estimated 43.5 billion in 2011 to 43.8 billion in 2016. The cost of gas imports in 2011 is estimated at 4.72 billion and is expected to ri... View more

Planning to import 60,000 bpd of crude to meet demand

April 30, 2012

GAS exports have formed the backbone of the Indonesian economy for many years but the outlook for the sector is increasingly uncertain due to rising domestic demand and dwindling supply from mature fi... View more

Bahrain to import Russia liquid gas

February 27, 2012

Bahrain plans to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia from 2015 as supply talks with Iran and Qatar stall Bahrain s energy minister said during a cabinet meeting. Bahrain s gas import plans ... View more

EU plans to slash fuel import bill by $67.73bn

November 20, 2011

The EU could cut its fuel import bill by 50 billion euros ( 67.73 billion) a year households could save thousands and jobs would be created under a new plan to make the bloc s energy efficiency target... View more

Banagas to open tender for LNG import terminal soon

February 27, 2011

DESPITE facing global challenges like weak demand and low gas prices in the year 2010 Banagas says 2010 was a good year wherein it achieved sales of 236 million and was able to contribute over 187 mil... View more

RIL not to renew Iran crude import deal

April 12, 2010

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) will not renew a contract to import crude oil from Iran for financial year 2010 two sources familiar with the supply deal said. India s top privately run refiner did ... View more

Mubadala denies natural gas import agreement with Iran

January 25, 2010

THE UAE s Mubadala Development Company an investment vehicle for Abu Dhabi has denied an Iranian news report that it had concluded an agreement with National Iranian Oil Company to import natural gas ... View more

Banagas banks on gas import deals with Iran and Qatar

February 22, 2009

THE Bahrain National Gas Company (Banagas) 75 per cent owned by the government of Bahrain 12.5 per cent by Caltex Bahrain and 12.5 per cent by the Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation achieved record... View more

Bahrain set to import 1 bcf/d of Iranian gas

October 19, 2008

Bahrain has signed a framework agreement with Iran to import one billion cubic feet of gas per day (bcf/d). The deal was signed by Bahrain Oil and Gas Affairs Minister and National Oil and Gas Authori... View more

Vietnam to hike oil import duty

October 19, 2008

Vietnam plans to raise its import tariffs on diesel and petrol by 5 percentage points to 5 per cent and 10 per cent respectively as world oil prices fall state-run newspapers reported. The tariff for ... View more

China fuel import splurge to abate

September 21, 2008

China s oil product buying spree extended through August with heavy purchases of diesel and a fourth month of net gasoline imports as the country hosted the Olympics official data confirmed. Diesel im... View more

Essar to import crude from Iran

August 24, 2008

INDIA S Essar Oil is in talks to sell gasoline to Iran and has signed its first-ever term contract with Tehran to import 1.6 million barrels of crude oil every month top company officials say. Iran la... View more

US natgas price slide dims LNG import hope

August 10, 2008

US imports of liquefied natural gas were expected to pick up this summer after starting the year at a sluggish pace but a 30 per cent slide in US gas prices last month dashed any hope of bringing in a... View more

Slide in US LNG import stirs supply concerns

June 22, 2008

A sharp drop in US liquefied gas imports in 2008 has stirred worries about tight supplies and helped spike natural gas prices 70 per cent this year but some industry experts question whether current f... View more

China demand slows despite import boom

June 1, 2008

China s apparent oil demand rose by a modest 3.7 per cent in April far weaker than booming gasoline and diesel imports might suggest as refiners cut back on loss-making domestic output while boosting ... View more

China to import more diesel and jet fuel

May 18, 2008

China will ship in 20 per cent more diesel and jet fuel while staying a net importer of gasoline in May as a new rule to fatten stockpiles kicks in and a tax break on fuel imports encourages inflows. ... View more

Thailand oil and gas sector still import-led to meet demand

March 27, 2008

THAILAND is a net importer of oil and natural gas although the country is a growing producer of natural gas. Thailand has limited domestic oil production and reserves and imports make up a significant... View more

Indonesia set to import oil

March 2, 2008

Indonesia will import 150 000 barrels of crude oil daily from Libya for 20 years to meet the demand from an oil refinery plant in the Banten province Indonesian Minister of Energy Purnomo Yusgiantoro ... View more

Kogas prepares to import LNG

July 15, 2007

Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) may import additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes this winter as its four storage tanks or about a sixth its capacity are under repair until 2008 a company source said. ... View more

Import terminal mulled

April 29, 2007

Kuwait is considering an import terminal for LNG gas imports from Iran and Iraq and nuclear power to help it match soaring demand for electricity its energy minister said. Kuwait was in discussions wi... View more

Philippine import volume declines

April 19, 2007

Net oil imports to the Philippines fell by 2.6 per cent in volume terms last year partly due to conservation measures implemented as prices soared the government said. Energy Secretary Raphael Lotilla... View more

Japan crude import volume down 11pc

January 3, 2007

The volume of Japan s customs-cleared crude oil imports fell 11.2 per cent in November from a year earlier marking the seventh straight monthly decline on a year-on-year basis the Ministry of Finance ... View more

India planning to import 1.2m tonnes of kerosene

July 16, 2006

India plans to import 1.2 million tonnes of kerosene this financial year to overcome a shortfall in domestic production M S Srinivasan petroleum secretary said. The government is facing a shortage of ... View more

Import drop spurs demand concerns

May 21, 2006

China s imports of crude oil slipped for the first time this year in April official data showed with a 1.8 percent fall from a year earlier that may dent hopes of firmer demand growth. Refinery losses... View more

Dhaka in fuel import

April 23, 2006

Bangladesh has agreed to import 1.2 million tonnes of refined fuel from Kuwait at higher premiums despite efforts to get the Middle Eastern producer to lower the price level an Energy Ministry officia... View more

Fuel import slump likely to continue

February 27, 2006

Oil traders looking for a rebound in Indonesia s oil demand that could resuscitate moribund diesel and gasoline markets may be in for a long wait as Indonesians have quickly learned to live with less ... View more

Ukraine scraps oil product import tax

May 22, 2005

Ukraine s parliament has removed duties for oil product imports in a step aimed at easing a fuel crisis gripping the ex-Soviet state. Ukraine has been hit by fuel shortages for three weeks prompting l... View more

Pertamina cancels term oil deals over import bill

October 12, 2004

Indonesian oil company Pertamina has cancelled several term agreements to buy crude as it grapples with a rising import bill due to expensive crude traders said. Pertamina will neither renew a term de... View more

Pertamina set to import diesel to boost stocks

July 17, 2004

Indonesian state oil company Pertamina will import more diesel and gasoline to boost domestic oil products stocks a company spokesman said. Our oil products stock is currently at 21 days. We will grad... View more

Petron set to import gas oil for meeting standards

September 7, 2003

Philippine s state-run refiner Petron Corp looks set to import lower sulphur gas oil in November to meet standards required in the Clean Air Act a company source said. Under the new mandate the capita... View more

Korea poised to plug LNG gap with import accords

January 27, 2003

South Korea the world s second biggest importer of LNG is poised to plug a 2003 supply gap with import deals for two million tonnes per year (tpy) but longer-term needs still have to be met. Korean of... View more

India plans gas policy to make LNG import viable

October 21, 2002

India will announce a gas policy in two months to make the import of LNG viable and meet the concerns of cash-starved consumers who want lower prices officials said. Industry officials say imported LN... View more

'Scrap import tariffs' Seoul urged

March 4, 2002

South Korea s petrochemical industry has asked the government to scrap import tariffs on naphtha the Ministry of Commerce Industry and Energy said. Chief executive officers of 10 South Korean petroche... View more

Kogas plans Arun study over LNG import restart

August 11, 2001

State-run Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) hopes to conduct a study on Arun gasfield in Indonesia at the end of this month to decide a date to restart liquefied natural gas (LNG) import a company official said.... View more

Sharp drop in oil freight costs to cut import bills

February 12, 2001

Oil freight costs that have fallen sharply from record peaks two months ago are helping reduce energy import bills already eased by lower crude prices. Tanker market experts said freight charges that ... View more

Sinopec unlikely to import naphtha

February 12, 2001

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec) is unlikely to import naphtha this year due to expected strong crude imports a company executive said. He told Dow Jones Newswires the decision to import na... View more



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