Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan's main trade promotion body, has signed an agreement with the Eurochambres group to strengthen export cooperation among small and medium-sized enterprises.
Standard Chartered Bank said Tuesday it has signed a multi-million Sale and Operating Leaseback contract with EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest carrier, for two Airbus A330-300 aircraft that will be delivered in 2017.
Shares of Largan Precision Co. (大立光) moved sharply higher Tuesday morning after the smartphone camera lens supplier reported better-than-expected sales for September, dealers said.
The latest innovations in electronics are on show at the 2015 Taipei International Electronics Show (台北國際電子產業科技展), held this year with Taiwan's first trade fair featuring e-commerce.
Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), said Tuesday that a legal maneuver by IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) against a rival is unlikely to affect Taiwan's broader equity market.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Tuesday, shedding NT$0.065 to close at NT$32.937 amid rising optimism that the U.S. Federal Reserve is in no hurry to kick off an interest rate hike cycle, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan closed higher Tuesday, with the index still off an earlier high, ending below the 8,400-point mark while turnover remained moderate, failing to give a significant boost to the market, dealers said.
A local research institute revealed Taiwan's first locally developed metal 3D printing system Tuesday, saying that it hopes to spread the technology into the aerospace and defense industries.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Fair Friend Group (友嘉), which is participating at the EMO Milano 2015 exhibition, astounded the world by stating its plan to acquire Germany's 143-year-old machine tool manufacturer Wohlenberg.
At the end of the year, Taiwan may have the chance to join talks to become a second-round member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Legislative Speaker Wang Jyn-ping (王金平) said in Taipei yesterday.