Japan as an Energy Importer
October 29, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Japan is the world's largest liquefied natural gas importer, second largest coal importer, and third largest net oil importer." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration country report.
Energy Consumption Growth in China
February 13, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
"China’s robust economic growth and thirst for energy resources in the past decade has driven it to become the top global energy consumer. China has the largest oil and gas production in the Asia-Pacific region and the largest coal production in the world, but the country’s escalating energy demand is increasing its reliance on imports and need to secure more energy supplies." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration's country analysis brief.
China as the Largest Oil Importer
August 20, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration forecasts that "China's net oil imports will exceed those of the United States by October 2013 on a monthly basis and by 2014 on an annual basis, making China the largest importer of oil in the world".