This week, we’re sharing insights into Hong Kong’s waste industry with our latest Global Waste Investment Fact File. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 20 projects in the country, with a total value of US$5,036 million or US$252 million each.
Key points from this Fact File
- Integrated/mixed facilities is the leading project type, accounting for US$3,964 million or 79% of the total. This is followed by incineration (with energy recovery), accounting for US$641 million or 13% of the total.
- The total estimated capacity of these projects is 3.8 million tonnes. This is equal to 189,630 tonnes per project on average and 67% of Hong Kong’s estimated annual waste generation.
- Waste investments totalling US$4,148 million are expected to become operational over the next few years.