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Taiwan energy report

Taiwan 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 Taiwan energy market data.

Taiwan energy report
Update: July, 2016
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 28 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Taiwan energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Taiwan. 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 Bureau of Energy (BOE) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is in charge of the energy sector.

    Taiwan's Framework of Sustainable Energy Policy (2008) is focused on sustainable development. Its core principle is to balance energy security, environmental...

  • Energy Companies


    Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is the national oil company which until 1996 held the monopoly on oil imports, refining and distribution. To increase the supply security and reduce the import costs, CPC is also active in overseas upstream resources. CPC is...

  • Energy Supply


    Gas production is negligible (0.34 bcm in 2015). Taiwan has imported LNG since 1990, with 16.5bcm in 2015 (5.8 bcm in 2000 and 14.5 bcm in 2010).

    Until 1994, all imports came from Indonesia. In 2014 more than 90% of the LNG was imported from 4 countries: Qatar (46%), Malaysia (22%),...

  • Energy Prices


    The electricity price for both the industrial sector and households in 2015 was US$9.6c/kWh. Previously, and up until 2014, industry paid less than households. Household rates are higher than rates in China, whereas the rates for industry are similar to those in China.

    In 2015 a new price...

  • Energy Consumption

    The country's total consumption per capita reaches 4.7 toe, which is more than 60% higher than the European average. Electricity consumption per capita is around 10 000 kWh.

    The total consumption has been decreasing slightly since 2010, by 0.4%/year on average (109 Mtoe in 2015). Coal and...

  • Issues & Prospects


    MOEA plans to increase the deployment of LNG up to 15 Mt in 2020 and 20 Mt in 2025 (14 Mt in 2014).

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In the Taiwan 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: Gas prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 9: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 10: Total consumption market share by energy (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Final consumption market share by sector (2015, %)

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