Friday, October 9, 2015
The number of Taiwanese visitors to Indonesia could grow, now that the Southeast Asian county included Taiwan in its latest round of visa-free privileges Sept. 18, aviation and tourism representatives said Thursday.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Taiwan's exports fell for an eighth straight month in September, contracting 14.6 percent year on year to US$22.54 billion, according to a Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) report released yesterday.
Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) for September rose 0.28 percent from a year earlier, the first monthly rise this year after falling for eight straight months, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Wednesday.
Shares in Taiwan jumped more than 1 percent Wednesday on gains posted by the integrated circuit sector led by IC designer MediaTek Inc. (聯發科) and contract chip-maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), dealers said.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.065 to close at NT$32.872 as the strength of other currencies in the region encouraged traders here to buy into the local currency, dealers said.
Data Express Infotech Co., one of Apple Inc.'s main distributors in Taiwan, said Wednesday that its initial delivery of iPhone 6s models will be higher than last year's first shipment of the iPhone 6.
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.