Überraschende, dann aber logische Kollateralfolgen: Probleme der Stromversorgung in China belastet die europäischen Versorgungsketten.
China’s energy crisis threatens lengthy disruption to global supply chain
Buyers in Europe and US must wait longer for supplies as factories are forced to slash operating capacity
Factory owners in China and their customers worldwide have been told to prepare for power supply disruptions becoming part of life as President Xi Jinping doggedly weans the world’s second-biggest economy off its dependence on coal.
Months of shortages have cut power to households in China’s north-east and caused outages at factories across the country. But energy demand is still surging amid record demand for Chinese exports, and the problems will be compounded by the prospect of freezing temperatures in winter.