China is grappling with power cuts and electricity rationing after a collision of tight coal supplies, tougher emissions standards and strong manufacturing demand has pushed the price of coal to eye-watering records. Photo: AFP
China is grappling with power cuts and electricity rationing after a collision of tight coal supplies, tougher emissions standards and strong manufacturing demand has pushed the price of coal to eye-watering records. Photo: AFP

Taiwan seeks to benefit from China power crisis if export orders shift, central bank governor says

  • Central bank governor Yang Chin-long told Taiwan’s parliament on Thursday that manufacturers could shift orders to the island if China’s power crunch continues
  • China’s new export orders contracted again in September, but less than the previous month, according to its official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index

China is grappling with power cuts and electricity rationing after a collision of tight coal supplies, tougher emissions standards and strong manufacturing demand has pushed the price of coal to eye-watering records. Photo: AFP
China is grappling with power cuts and electricity rationing after a collision of tight coal supplies, tougher emissions standards and strong manufacturing demand has pushed the price of coal to eye-watering records. Photo: AFP
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