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Sep 19, 2014

API: Oil imports at historic low

Daniel J. Graeber WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. imports of crude oil in August were the lowest they've been in almost 20 years, the American Petroleum Institute said...

Sep 19, 2014

International Trade

International trade is composed of merchandise (tangible goods) and services. It is available nationally by export, import and trade balance. Merchandise trade is available by export, import and trade balance for six principal end-use commodity categ...

Sep 16, 2014

China's Refining Sector Gets a Reality Check

China is already the world’s largest net importer of crude oil, with the EIA likely to confirm the country’s status once year-end statistical data is collated and verified. As the Chinese use more energy per GDP unit than any others in the world, ref...

Sep 19, 2014

Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin

The ever-deepening political, ideological and geographical fault lines dividing Libya into two power blocs have finally reached the gates of one of the country's most important and well-respected institutions: the Central Bank. Last week, the House o... #Libya #Madrid #U.S. House of Representatives #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 19, 2014

Why I March: We Need to Leave The Oil in The Ground!

My name is Patricia Gualinga. I am the international relations coordinator for the Kichwa First People of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon. I have had the opportunity to travel around the world, in addition to helping my people and fighting alongsid... #Libya #Madrid #U.S. House of Representatives #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 17, 2014

Eat fat and be fit: Karl Henry presents his top nutrition and fitness tips

There are lots of negative perceptions around diets high in fat, but here is why you should get acquainted. According to fitness expert Karl Henry, fat is essential in the diet of those who are active. “Fat is a word that scares most people, being fr... #Libya #Madrid #U.S. House of Representatives #Tripoli, Libya

Sep 18, 2014

Stead Sellers: How Scottish independence is a threat to America too

There's a bigger issue hanging over the Scottish referendum Thursday than who gets the nuclear arms or the North Sea oil. It's a question of identity - and far more important than who the English really are, or how quaintly kiltish the Scottish may f... #Syria #Scotland #United Kingdom #Northern Ireland #Magna Carta #Wales

Sep 15, 2014

Euro zone trade surplus rises in July on growing exports

The euro zone's trade surplus rose year-on-year in July as exports grew faster than imports, pointing to a positive contribution to economic growth at the start of the third quarter, the European Union's Statistics office data showed. Eurostat said t... #European Union #China #Europe #United Kingdom

Sep 17, 2014

Egypt's EGPC says to buy 65% oil imports from UAE's ADNOC

State oil company says government has approved one-year deal covering gasoline, diesel, heavy fuel and LP... #European Union #China #Europe #United Kingdom

Sep 18, 2014

Network East: The Inexorable Rise of Asian Commodities Buyers

Labeling importers in Asia Pacific as keen buyers of commodities, especially crude oil and natural gas, is right on the money and somewhat unremarkable. Emerging markets are all about development and growth plans needing materials and fueled largely ... #European Union #China #Europe #United Kingdom