Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Shares in Taiwan ended lower in thin trading Monday as investors stayed on the sidelines following recent losses on the U.S. stock market.
China's economic expansion slowed in the first three months of this year, according to an AFP survey, and remains on track for its worst annual performance in nearly a quarter-century as reform priorities trump growth concerns.
Singapore's economic growth slowed sharply in the first three months of the year, data showed Monday, but the central bank stood pat on monetary policy, saying it would be lifted by a pick-up in global growth.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Indonesia may double the average growth rate of FDI going into other emerging markets, which was estimated to have reached about 10 percent a year, Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Chief Mahendra Siregar said.
Monday, April 14, 2014
State-run CPC Corp. (中油) announced yesterday that based on the latest movements of its floating oil price index, the price of domestic fuel will remain unchanged remained unchanged over the course of this week.
Four trade shows for motor vehicles and auto parts that closed Saturday are expected to generate a total of around US$600 million in business for the exhibitors, the organizers said.
With its first rendition at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Fastener Taiwan, held once every two years, begins today.
A national economic conference may be postponed from June to July because the list of private sector representatives has yet to be finalized, Executive Yuan spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said on Saturday evening.
A shipment of 400 tons of French pork is expected to arrive at Kaohsiung Harbor in late May and might drive down pork prices, said agricultural and economics officials.