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Committee may leave electricity rates unchanged for sixth time in a row: analyst (2021/02/23)
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    Committee may leave electricity rates unchanged for sixth time in a row: analyst (2021/02/23)

    International fuel prices are on the rise. Could that have an impact on your power bill? Analysts say the government is under pressure to raise power rates at its twice-a-year review meeting next month. But there is also pressure to keep the rates unchanged, to give a breather to businesses hurt by the pandemic.

    As the weather warms up, air cons go on, and attention starts to turn to power prices. In mid-March, the economic ministry’s Electricity Tariff Review Committee will convene once again, to decide whether to lift rates.

    Darson Chiu
    Taiwan Institute of Economic Research
    Its considerations will include fuel costs and shipping fees. Right now we can see that they are both on the rise. But another factor is the impact of the pandemic. Last year, the industries that suffered most in Taiwan were services and traditional manufacturing. The committee may consider giving these industries room for recuperation and revival this year, by leaving rates unchanged.

    The expert says that with traditional manufacturing and the services sector still grappling with the pandemic, and with Taipower having made NT$22.7 billion last year, the committee may leave electricity rates unchanged for the sixth time in a row. However, international crude oil prices are on an upward trend amid a severe snowstorm in the U.S. state of Texas. So far this year, Brent crude prices have grown by more than 20%. U.S. financial services company Goldman Sachs says crude will continue rallying this year as global demand recovers at a faster rate than oil production. That could put pressure on Taiwan to raise electricity rates.

    Wang Mei-hua (Feb. 17)
    Minister of economic affairs
    You have to look at the longer-term trends to decide whether to raise the rates. On that front, we have professional assessments.

    Asked about the future of power prices, economics minister Wang Mei-hua declined to give a forecast, saying there was still a month to go before the committee convenes. With global crude prices swinging, only time will tell if electricity rates will rise in April.

    中文 Chinese  
    電價連5凍面臨上漲 專家分析可能連6凍

    經濟部將在3月中旬召開電價費率審議會,因為電價已經連五凍,加上最近國際燃料價持續攀升,促使國內油電面臨上漲壓力,外界電價調不調漲再次備受關注,不過專家卻說,不少傳統產業、服務業仍受到疫情衝擊,有機會連六凍。

    隨著天氣逐漸回暖,不少民眾開始吹冷氣,也關注電價,經濟部將在3月中旬召開電價費率審議會,會不會調漲備受矚目。

    [[台經院景氣預測中心研究員 邱達生]]
    “必須要考量到燃料價格,還有運費,那現在我們,看到這兩個項目價格,持續在上揚,但是在這個疫情的衝擊之下,其實在去年,國內的產業受到衝擊,最大的就是服務業,以及這個傳統產業的製造業,考量讓這些相關的產業,在今年有這個休養生息,復甦的一個空間而予以凍漲”

    專家認為,不少傳統製造業、服務業仍受疫情衝擊,加上台電去年大賺227億,電價有機會連六凍。不過國際油價正因美國德州的寒潮回升,布蘭特原油價格今年迄今的漲幅已超過20%,高盛集團認為,鑒於全球能源需求復甦,油產量跟不上,將導致油價快速上漲。也讓國內油、電有漲價壓力。

    [[經濟部長 王美花(2.17)]]
    “都是要看比較長期的趨勢,來決定它會不會上漲,那我們這個都有專業評估”

    面對各界關注電價,經濟部長王美花曾語帶保留強調,畢竟還有一個月時間,國際油價變數大,四月份的電價是連六凍,還是漲價,答案下月揭曉。
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