Top Countries by Highest Natural Gas Imports

Many major countries in the world depending on natural gas as main energy source to use in industrial and other important daily activities. The Countries with reserves of Natural gas are that exports to major countries which not enough to maintain with their own reserve. European regions are imports around 420 billion cubic meters of Gas annually, the following list shows top 30 countries that imports highest Natural Gas estimated in the below given years.

Source: http://www.etftrends.com/2013/10/natural-gas-etf-jumps-as-winter-looms/

Rank Country Cubic Meters Year of Estimate
1 European Union 420,600,000,000 2010 est.
2 Japan 109,900,000,000 2011 est.
3 United States 97,860,000,000 2011 est.
4 Germany 87,570,000,000 2011 est.
5 Italy 70,370,000,000 2011 est.
6 United Kingdom 53,430,000,000 2011 est.
7 France 47,040,000,000 2011 est.
8 Korea, South 46,830,000,000 2011 est.
9 Turkey 43,900,000,000 2011 est.
10 Russia 41,000,000,000 2011 est.
11 Ukraine 36,400,000,000 2010 est.
12 Spain 35,490,000,000 2011 est.
13 China 31,370,000,000 2011 est.
14 Canada 30,490,000,000 2011 est.
15 Netherlands 22,760,000,000 2011 est.
16 Belarus 21,600,000,000 2010 est.
17 United Arab Emirates 16,910,000,000 2010 est.
18 Belgium 15,940,000,000 2011 est.
19 Taiwan 14,900,000,000 2010 est.
20 Austria 14,280,000,000 2011 est.
21 Mexico 13,950,000,000 2011 est.
22 Brazil 12,600,000,000 2011 est.
23 India 12,150,000,000 2011 est.
24 Poland 11,790,000,000 2011 est.
25 Czech Republic 9,319,000,000 2011 est.
26 Thailand 8,810,000,000 2010 est.
27 Singapore 8,400,000,000 2010 est.
28 Australia 8,102,000,000 2011 est.
29 Hungary 8,019,000,000 2011 est.
30 Iran 6,850,000,000 2010 est.