People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP

China’s power crisis puts squeeze on Apple’s supply chain, electronics manufacturing sector

  • Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland have forced several major Apple suppliers to suspend operations at some of their factories
  • The damage caused by China’s power-rationing measures could negatively impact electronics manufacturers during their peak season

Topic |   China’s power crisis
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP
People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on September 24, 2021. China’s power crisis threatens to disrupt production at Apple’s manufacturing supply chain in the country, as power cuts to meet government energy use targets have forced factories to shut down. Photo: AP
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