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Bangladesh energy report

Bangladesh energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Bangladesh energy market data.

Bangladesh energy report
Update: July, 2017
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 33 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Bangladesh energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Bangladesh. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2015 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources ("MPEMR") is responsible for the energy sector. It has two divisions. The first, the power division, is responsible for power-related policies like electricity generation, transmission and distribution. The second, the energy...

  • Energy Supply


    Natural gas production is increasing rapidly (7%/year, on average, since 2000) and reached 26.2 bcm in 2015, compared to 4.8 bcm in 1990 and 9.4 bcm in 2000.

    The gas is mainly consumed for the production of electricity (56%); the rest is used by the industrial sector (24%), the...

  • Energy Prices


    Fuel prices are controlled by the Government and are not adjusted on a regular basis. Prices were raised four times in 2011, but thereafter no further adjustments were made until January 2013 (11% hike for diesel, 5% hike for gasoline). Bangladesh has kept prices unchanged over the last two...

  • Energy Consumption

    Energy consumption per capita is 0.23 toe, including around 330 kWh of electricity (2015).

    The country's overall consumption has increased by 5%/year since 2000; gas is the main energy source consumed (60%), ahead of biomass (25%) and oil (13%) (2016).


  • Issues & Prospects


    The BPBD electricity sector development plan ("Power System Master Plan", PSMP, 2016) covers the period up to 2041. It is aimed at improving imported energy infrastructure, the efficient development and utilization of domestic natural resources, the maximization of green energy and promotion of...

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In the Bangladesh market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy Emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Map of natural gas infrastructure
  • GRAPH 6: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 7: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2015, %)

In the Bangladesh market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.

The Bangladesh market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2015 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Bangladesh Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Bangladesh energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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