Caixin
Aug 22, 2022 08:18 PM
BUSINESS

Southwest Chinese Province Extends Factory Power Cuts

The advertising board and other outdoor illuminations in Taikooli, a shopping complex in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, have been turned off since Aug. 16. Photo: VCG
The advertising board and other outdoor illuminations in Taikooli, a shopping complex in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, have been turned off since Aug. 16. Photo: VCG

China has extended an industrial power suspension in the southwestern province of Sichuan that was initially slated to last till Saturday, according to the affected manufacturers crucial to electric-vehicle (EV) batteries and photovoltaic product supply chains.

On Sunday, the Sichuan provincial government issued the highest-level emergency response on power supply shortfall, the day when local factories were supposed to resume production after a six-day suspension from Aug. 15 to 20.

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