Russia: Energy imports

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Energy imports as percent of total energy use

 Latest value -83.67
 Reference 2014
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1990 to 2014. The average value for Russia during that period was -66.81 percent with a minimum of -85.85 percent in 2010 and a maximum of -39.81 percent in 1991. The latest value from 2014 is -83.67 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 133 countries is -15.39 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We show the energy imports for Russia and other countries. The measure equals the total energy used in the country minus its production of energy. A negative sign means that the country uses less energy than it produces, i.e. it is a net exporter of energy. A positive sign means that it is a net importer. The numbers are percent of the energy used.

Definition: Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.
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