Sunday, April 5, 2015
Hotels in Yilan County, Eastern Taiwan, are offering special discounts and packages to attract people visiting the county's annual Green Expo, which kicked off on March 28 and runs through May 17.
A move by Brazil to extend its business visa validity for Taiwanese nationals is good for bilateral ties and expected to help Taiwanese exporters penetrate the Brazilian market, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Friday.
Banks registered in Taiwan suffered a fall in profit for the first two months of this year after financial authorities here imposed restrictions on the trading of a type of risky derivatives, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC).
Foxlink's (正崴精密) board of directors announced a capital increase and share expansion by 100 percent for subsidiary company Fu Shi Lin International Investing (富士林國際投資), and reinvestment in Central Pictures (中影) on April 2.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Taiwan's bid to enter the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) should not affect relations with either the U.S. or Japan, the Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) said yesterday.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Car sales in Taiwan rose 35.9 percent in March from the previous month, largely a reflection of a significant difference in the number of business days in the two months, government statistics indicated Thursday.
By joining the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and thus help developing countries build infrastructure, Taiwan will have access to greater investment opportunities, according to a Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) analysis.
Shares in Taiwan bounced back Thursday as bargain hunters turned active, taking advantage of the relatively low valuation of large-cap stocks after a recent sell-off by foreign institutional investors, dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Thursday, shedding NT$0.059 to close at NT$31.303 as fears over an interest rate hike by the U.S Federal Reserve faded to some extent after the latest disappointing economic data released in the United States overnight, dealers said.
UK bank Barclays PLC has issued bearish forecasts for global personal computer shipments, predicting sub-seasonal growth in the second quarter of 2015 amid a lack of innovative new products to stimulate demand.