FOCUS: China’s widening power curbs threaten copper smelters, fabricators

Copper smelters and fabricators in some Chinese provinces are facing limits on power usage. The impact on production has been limited so far, but the threat may grow once winter arrives.

China started introducing power-consumption limits in some provinces in July this year due to power shortages. The curbs have been extended recently into a larger area of the country, including...


Sally Zhang

September 27, 2021

04:55 GMT