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China's energy crunch: Five things to know

Curbs on electricity use add pressure on supply chains and the economy

China's power cuts are the result of several factors, from surging commodity prices and recovery from COVID-19 to Beijing's green initiatives. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters)

TOKYO/TAIPEI -- Curbs on electricity use across China are disrupting companies' manufacturing activities, posing challenges to tech supply chains and adding risks to the country's economic growth, which already faces uncertainty from official efforts to cool the property sector.

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