Sunday, October 4, 2015
A German industry group says that German car exports were up 7 percent in September compared with a year earlier, while new registrations of cars at home climbed 5 percent.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
U.S. hiring slowed sharply in September, and job gains for July and August were lower than previously thought, a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
Since Taiwan and South Korea frequently trade with each other within the same industry, there are opportunities for cross-country collaboration in the global supply chain, Deputy Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said on Friday.
Transactions of residential and commercial properties in Taipei fell in September to 2,419 units, the lowest number for the month in 14 years, Yung Ching Realty Group said Friday.
Economics Minister Deng Chen-chung said Friday that the government will explain a recent solar energy product mislabeling incident to the European Union in a bid to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs likely to be imposed by the EU.
WorldVentures Taiwan is under the protection of the law of the Republic of China and is not an illegal pyramid scheme, according to a press release from the company yesterday.
Shares in Taiwan closed slightly higher after moving in a narrow range since a mixed Wall Street failed to provide investors here with a clear indication to trade, dealers said.
Shares of Inotera Memories Inc. (華亞科), one of Taiwan's leading dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip-makers, moved higher Friday morning after its U.S.-based counterpart Micron Technology Inc. reported better-than-expected earnings overnight, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar rose against the New Taiwan dollar Friday, gaining NT$0.076 to close at the day's high of NT$33.156 amid cautious sentiment ahead of the release of U.S. non-farm payroll data, dealers said.
Amazon will stop allowing the sale of Google and Apple video-streaming devices on its site as it focuses on its own Prime Instant Video streaming service.