Energy Reports

Hong-Kong energy report

Hong-Kong 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 Hong-Kong energy market data.

Hong-Kong energy report
Update: September, 2020
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 26 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Hong-Kong energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Hong-Kong. 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 2018 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 Government does not have a specific entity to control the energy sector. The responsibility for the regulation of the electricity and gas sectors is shared between several departments: the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (and in particular the Gas Standards Office), the Treasury, and the Environmental Protection ...

  • Energy Companies


    The oil sector is made up of local companies that are mainly present in Southeast Asia. The main one, SS United Group Oil & Gas Company Limited (UEG), is a trading company that sells oil products in China, Russia, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia. The group also has production infrastructures in Pakistan, Middle East and North Africa. In 2019 the group completed the acquisition of Kuwait ...

  • Energy Supply


    The territory of Hong Kong does not have any oil or gas resources. The potential of renewables is as follows: 6 TWh for solar PV, 2.6 TWh for onshore wind and 8 TWh for offshore wind.

  • Energy Prices


    Power prices remained stable until 2018 for all sectors until they dropped by 20% in 2019 for households to US$13.4c/kWh. The price in 2019 prices industry is rather stable (US$16.1c/kWh in 2019). Power prices are also considerably higher than those registered in China in 2019 which were at US$9.64c/kWh for industrials and US$7.9c/kWh for households.


  • Energy Consumption

    Total per capita energy consumption is about 1.9 toe (2019). Per capita electricity consumption is about 5 990 kWh.

    Total energy consumption has been relatively stable since 2007, at around 14 Mtoe.

    Coal covers 45% of the country's total energy consumption, oil 27%, gas 19%, and electricity 8% (2019). The share of coal has been increasing since 2000 (from 27%) at the expense of ...

  • Issues & Prospects

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In the Hong-Kong market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy Emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2019, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2019, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Gas prices for industry and households (€c/ kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2019, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2019, %)

In the Hong-Kong 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 Hong-Kong market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2018 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.
  • Hong-Kong Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Hong-Kong 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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