Drought roiling China’s already evaporating economy

The latest crisis in China's global supply chain, along with heat and drought, hit factories in southern Sichuan province on Thursday. Overseas manufacturers such as Apple, Toyota and Chinese solar companies will close for six days before resuming production on Sunday. But the bad weather on Sunday forced the largest company in the country to close its factories. Sichuan lost around 16,500 jobs. Some Chinese media have claimed that the situation could lead to the closure of factories in industrial cities on the east coast, and scientists say that China will not experience blackouts even in September, as it provides cheap electricity and offers industrial cities in the east. On the banks of the Iglitz River there are about 1,400 branches and several hydroelectric and other hydroelectric power stations, which supply 80% of the electricity and sell vine oil nearby. Sichuan's water level dropped 50% in July and 50% in July, many parts of the world have been affected by the hot and