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For the major countries, the development trend of the former is similar to that of the latter. Through import, India, Germany, United States, Japan, Italy, and France have greatly improved and maintained the proportion of petroleum in terms of their total energy supplies through imports. 3 Energy Structural Changes in the G7 and BRICs 23 petroleum-poor countries as China and India. The reasons are that developed countries have attached more importance to alternative energy as a result of energy safety considerations and developing countries have been in a stage of rapid development, where the need for petroleum resources has quickly increased.
13 Structure of primary energy supply in some major countries (1971–2006). Data sources IEA (2008) and authors’ calculations 24 1 Energy Development in the World and China problems if used as ﬁnal energy. As a result, both the government and consumer prefer to turn it into a cleaner fuel by using it to produce electric power, which is then transmitted to the end consumers. However, the proportion of petroleum-products consumption in the ﬁnal energy consumption in countries such as China, India, and Brazil is increasing very fast with the rapid development of the transport sectors (including private vehicles).