Sunday, December 8, 2013
As crowd swarmed during the 2013 Information Technology Month exhibition over the weekend, major brands reported substantial increase in sales compared with a year ago.
The Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) suggested yesterday that Taiwan and China work together to build co-branded smartphones to carve out a bigger share of the global market for the devices.
Four of conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group's (FPG) subsidiaries reported an almost 6 percent year-on-year increase in consolidated sales as a whole for the 11 months of this year, group sources said.
Taiwan-based Evergreen Marine Corp. ranks as the fifth largest shipping company in the world in terms of volume of shipping containers owned, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reported Friday.
China Airlines (CAL), Taiwan's largest air carrier, was selected as an ideal brand for 2014 by consumers in Taiwan, a study published by the Chinese-language Management Magazine in its December edition showed.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
The weighted average interest rate of the central bank's auction of 364-day negotiable certificates of deposit (NCDs) hit a more-than-three-year low on Friday, showing the local market is full of idle funds.
Local consumer prices are expected to be stable throughout December due largely to a recovery in vegetable and fruit supplies, a think tank said Friday.
Shares in Taiwan closed little changed Friday as many investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release later in the day of a jobs report in the United States that could signal the U.S. Federal Reserve's next move, dealers said.
Taiwan's beverage industry looks set to brew to a record high of NT$43 billion (US$1.45 billion) in revenues this year, thanks in part to the local population's growing love of coffee.