In case of a conflict with China, Taiwan stated that it has prepared inventories for important stocks such as food and energy. It has already been legally mandated that state-owned power producer Taipower and refiner CPC maintain energy stocks, Taiwan Deputy Economy Minister Chen Chern-chyi said. “We want to ensure we have a certain period of stockpiles in Taiwan, including food, including critical supplies, minerals, chemicals and energy of course,” Chen said. “We have a system, we do inventory every month.”
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