Tsing Yi Installation
Hong Kong is poorly endowed with energy resources, with the former British colony almost fully dependent on imports for its petroleum needs. The southern gateway to China consumed about 365,000 barrels of oil per day, while its daily natural gas consumption were estimated at 112.83 billion cubic feet.
Supply chain management encompasses demand and supply planning, suppliers, inventory, warehouse and logistics management. It covers all processes related to raw materials and associated information from sourcing to end users. There are various certification exams developed for supply chain professionals, namely APIC's certification (Certified Supply Chain Professional or CSCP), ISCEA'S certification (Certified Supply Chain Manager or CSCM), and the CISCM certificate (Chartered Supply Chain Management Professional or CSCMP).