12 Apr '12, 9am

Taiwan electricity price hikes to affect industries

Taiwan electricity price hikes to affect industries

Taiwan electricity price hikes to affect industries Siu Han, Nantou; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Thursday 12 April 2012] Taiwan's government has decided to increase electricity prices, with industries expressing concerns over the impact to their production costs. Chairman of LED packaging firm Everlight, Robert Yeh, said China's government has been distributing subsidies to LED firms in recent years, which is putting Taiwan's firms at a risk. He also said increasing electricity prices will put Taiwan at a disadvantage and will directly impact the cost of business operations. In addition, this will reduce corporations' willingness to invest and might cause enterprises to relocate abroad, added Yeh LED upstream industries are energy-intensive industries and electricity accounts for about 8% their operating costs, Yeh stated. Taiwan enterprises adopt technical and high value-ad...

Full article: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20120412PD211.html

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