China power crunch to impact e-commerce, manufacturing in S'pore, experts say

Factories producing steel products, plastics, home appliances, chemicals and textiles are where power outages have been the most rampant.
Factories producing steel products, plastics, home appliances, chemicals and textiles are where power outages have been the most rampant.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - A shortage of electricity in China that is causing factories to close and hurting global supply chains could result in higher prices of some imports in Singapore.

This could hinder economic recovery if it persists over the next few months, experts said. 

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