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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Taiwan's stock market gave back a good chunk of its gains from a day earlier on Wednesday, falling about 1 percent on continued concerns over a potential interest rate hike in the United States in December.
Fitch Ratings Ltd., a major international rating agency, Wednesday revised downward its estimates for Taiwan's economic growth this year and next year in light of a slowdown in China's economy.
A Brazilian delegation of 22 buyers who have never done business with Taiwan are attending a workshop in Taipei on Wednesday to learn more about potential procurement opportunities in the country.
As more Taiwanese convenience stores have turned to accepting bitcoin transactions, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) said Wednesday that it will not step into the management of the virtual currency.
Taiwan and mainland China are scheduled to hold a meeting in Taipei Nov. 30 to review the progress of agreements signed between the two sides, an official said Wednesday.
Australia minister pushes for 'urgent' Indonesia trade talks
Australia's trade minister said Wednesday it was a "matter of urgency" to revive talks on a trade agreement with Indonesia, during a trip to Jakarta with hundreds of business leaders as ties thaw between the neighbors.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Trading volume to rebound on tax repeal: FSC
Average daily trading volume on the Taiwan Stock Exchange should rebound from NT$80 billion to NT$120 billion by year's end on the Legislature's repeal of a capital gains tax on trading, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
Online shopping has become part of Taiwanese people's daily life, since the majority of consumers have bought something online in the past 12 months, credit card company Visa said Tuesday.
Indonesia's Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti has called on the international community to recognize the practice of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing as a form of transnational organized crime (TOC).
The landscape of Seoul's lucrative duty-free market, dominated by Lotte and Shilla as of now, is set for a major change following the bid for the expiring business licenses of three duty-free stores in the capital city.
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