Japan Country Analysis Brief - October 2013
Japan is one of the largest global importers of hydrocarbons as a result of limited domestic energy resources and a high level of energy consumption. After the Fukushima nuclear incident in early 2011, the country has become even more dependent on fossil fuels for its electricity use.
For more information on Japan’s energy sector, visit http://www.eia.gov/countries/cab.cfm?fips=JA
Posted: October 30, 2013