The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, has not been this low in Wuhan, Hubei province, since records began in 1865, according to Chinese media reports. Photo: Imaginechina
The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, has not been this low in Wuhan, Hubei province, since records began in 1865, according to Chinese media reports. Photo: Imaginechina

As China’s energy crisis closes factories, how much is it affecting the economy?

  • Soaring summer temperatures have dried up crucial rivers and reservoirs, hurting hydroelectric power generation that industrial regions such as Sichuan rely heavily on
  • But analysts say one crucial factor will determine the extent of the economic impact

The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, has not been this low in Wuhan, Hubei province, since records began in 1865, according to Chinese media reports. Photo: Imaginechina
The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, has not been this low in Wuhan, Hubei province, since records began in 1865, according to Chinese media reports. Photo: Imaginechina
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