In this episode...
Sofeast's CEO Renaud Anjoran explores the power cuts around China that seem to be getting worse at the time of recording in late September 2021 and are affecting the manufacturing industry and many supply chains around the country.
He answers the following questions:
- Why is there a power crunch in China?
- What its effects are on manufacturing and importers?
- What importers can do to cope with this?
00:00 - Introduction.
01:28 - What is happening in China to cause power cuts and restrictions?
05:32 - Why is the manufacturing sector specifically so impacted by the power crunch?
07:28 - What are the reasons behind this power crunch in China?
18:59 - What can importers with Chinese supply chains do to mitigate the worst effects?
21:29 - Conclusion: What to make of it all and when could it go on until?
- What's behind the power crunch in China [Explainer] - Reuters
- China's booming export economy in late 2021 - Yahoo! News
- Beijing’s December 2020 decree to bring emissions under control - Reuters
- Olympic Blue skies - Bloomberg
- China stockpiling coal - SPGlobal.com
- China’s power crisis puts squeeze on Apple’s supply chain, electronics manufacturing sector - SCMP
- Growing demand for and high costs of raw materials and components in China
- 5 Challenges Faced By Importers With Asian Supply Chains Going Into 2022 [Podcast]
- Exploring Why Sea Freight Is So Expensive In Summer ’21 [Podcast]
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