Energy Statistics for the 4th Quarter 2012


Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that imports of Electricity decreased by 25.3% over the previous quarter to 906 million kWh in the fourth quarter of 2012; meanwhile, local generation of Electricity dropped further by 15.6% to 108 million kWh; consumption of Electricity went down by 21.8% to 985 million kWh. For the whole year of 2012, total consumption of Electricity (4.205 billion kWh) increased by 9.1% year-on-year; consumption of Electricity by the Business sector (76.5% of total) increased by 10.4% to 3.218 billion kWh, with that of the Gaming sector rising by 14.6%; consumption by Households went up by 3.4% to 792 million kWh. In 2012, imports of Electricity (3.855 billion kWh) increased 21.8% year-on-year, while local generation of Electricity (561 million kWh) dropped by 36.7%. In the fourth quarter of 2012, imports (11,606 tonnes) and consumption (11,450 tonnes) of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) increased by 25.1% and 21.8% respectively quarter-to-quarter; the average price of imports rose by 13.5% to MOP9.22 per kilogram. For the whole year of 2012, imports (43,477 tonnes) and consumption (43,615 tonnes) of LPG went up by 2.4% and 1.6% respectively year-on-year; the average price of imports rose by 3.1% to MOP9.29 per kilogram. In the fourth quarter of 2012, the average price of Gas Oil & Diesel for automotive (MOP13.20 per litre) and Unleaded Gasoline (MOP12.20 per litre) increased by 1.9% and 0.4% respectively quarter-to-quarter, and that of Bottled LPG (MOP15.56 per kilogram) went up by 11.8%. For the whole year of 2012, the average price of Unleaded Gasoline (MOP12.16 per litre) and Gas Oil & Diesel for automotive (MOP13.03 per litre) increased by 5.5% and 4.6% respectively year-on-year, and that of Bottled LPG (MOP14.98 per kilogram) went up by 5.4%. At the end of the fourth quarter of 2012, stock of LPG (1,972 tonnes) and Gas Oil & Diesel (22.46 million litres) increased by 28.0% and 14.2% respectively quarter-to-quarter, while stock of Fuel Oil (11.00 million litres) decreased by 39.6%.



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