Summary: Hokuriku Electric Power Co. Aug 07
- ID: 2027311
- August 2007
- Standard & Poors
Hokuriku Electric Power Co. Inc. maintains a very strong business franchise and solid customer base, supported by its monopolistic position in the three prefectural markets of Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui in the Hokuriku region, as well as its strong technological prowess, competitive edge in pricing and facilities maintenance services, and strong business capabilities. Discussions on the full liberalization of the electricity market started in April 2007, yet even if this comes into effect, the negative impact on the company's performance is likely to be limited. Hokuriku Electric is expected to maintain its solid business franchise, as the likelihood of a dramatic change in the competitive environment due to the entry of new players is low, in light of its geographical...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Hokuriku Electric Power Co.
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